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1st November 2020

This week’s entertainment on radio, TV, and web includes (more…)

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26th October 2020
nova scotia the truth

It’s all about the SAY Awards this week – with the winners being unveiled on Thursday 29th at 7pm, we’re in full preview mode across the airwaves. (more…)

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13th October 2020

The Quay Sessions on Wednesday 14th October from 8pm on Radio Scotland sees Roddy Hart joined (remotely) by Fish, while there’s archive sets from Mogwai and Astrid. (Future Islands also feature, as does Tim Burgess with an exclusive session track).

In case you missed it (we did), last week Glasgow-based singer-songwriter Cara Rose appeared on Rapal last week, but you can listen again

And that nice Tim Burgess features The Cocteau Twins‘ ‘Four-Calendar Café’ as part of his Twitter Listening Party series – that’s at 10pm on Sunday 18th.

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28th September 2020
Lucia and the Best Boys

Not a lot on the radio this week, but Monday 28th September sees Lucia & The Best Boys feature on Vic Galloway’s Radio Scotland show – that’s from 9pm.

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22nd September 2020
broken chanter

A touch of radio silence this week, but BBC Radio Scotland’s Quay Sessions features, among other things, Broken Chanter aka David MacGregor, in conversation with Roddy Hart. THat’s Thursday 22nd September, from 10pm.

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15th September 2020
kathryn joseph

Kathryn Joseph appears on Radio Scotland’s Quay Sessions, Wednesday 16th September, in an archive performance, and Horse also takes part, choosing her favourite live album.

On Wednesday on BBC Alba, Rapal has ‘Doubtlands’ as its Album of the Week – and chatting about it, Mt. Doubt’s frontman Leo Bargery. That’s from 7pm.

This week that nice Tim Burgess is featuring Lloyd Cole and the Commotions in his #TimsTwitterListeningParty series – on Tuesday, September 15th at 10pm, third and final studio album ‘Mainstream’ (if you miss it you can listen again with a real time reply of all the tweets)

And on Thursday, September 17th, it’s the turn of the 1997 debut album from Glasgow three-piece bis – ‘The New Transistor Heroes’ gets the Tim treatment at 8:00 PM.

Oh, ICYMI (we did), The Yummy Fur were in secret session with Marc Riley on 6music on Monday, with guest Robyn Hitchcock too – listen again here.

And a podcast recommendation – Tallah Brash is the subject of episode 5 of ‘I’m Not Here’, a series with promoter and journalist John Paul Mason which has already featured The Twilight Sad’s James Graham, gig rep Dave McGeachan, and Aidan Moffat, talking about their lives in what we’ll loosely term ‘showbiz’.

The second part of JP’s chat with the current music editor with The Skinny magazine (and former Electric Circus promoter, and member of Jesus H. Foxx, amongst other things) can be heard via Spotify or iTunes.

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