68 posts about Memory Tapes on this blog
Wednesday 16 April 2014, 10:46
Do you like memories? Do you like music? Well...that's exactly what Memory Tapes attempts to combine, and today's taper is Tim Parsons who has fond memories of his 6th form common room. And punk.
Wednesday 2 April 2014, 10:20
Today's Memory Tape follows the dreams of a teenager who reached for the fame, the bright lights and the break ups...but only ever achieved just one of these. Here's Gary Yay to tell all.
Wednesday 26 March 2014, 10:20
Memory Tapes has a new home here on the Lauren Laverne show, and that new home is Wednesday, as opposed to Friday, mornings. And in honour of this change, we're bringing you a very special and beautiful tape. This is from Tremayne Crossley from Washington in Tyne & Wear whose friend Jo is about to hear...
Friday 21 March 2014, 10:30
Today's Memory Tape is a story of reminiscing – aren’t they all? – about partying, sharing music with friends and the joys of 1994.
Friday 14 March 2014, 10:53
Lovely listener Tim Diggles has provided us with this week's Memory Tapes. Read all about his 60th mix here:
Friday 28 February 2014, 10:56
Jimi Goodwin was with us for the 6 Music Festival and very kindly popped in to say hello, and share his most excellent Memory Tape:
Friday 21 February 2014, 10:38
Today's Memory Tape is all about welcoming in the new millenium, dancing way past the point where you should have stopped and trying to find friends without using mobile phones. Imagine that? Here's listener Chris Lloyd to tell us all:
Friday 14 February 2014, 10:26
Memory Tapes is the part of the show where you, the enthuastic, amazing listener, tells us of a time of times that were important in their lives and share the soundtrack. And on this Valentine's Day, what better tape to have then one about falling in love and creating a famiy. Here's Robin Priday's tape...
Friday 7 February 2014, 10:58
This is listener James Heal from Epson in Surrey describing in his own words what his Memory Tapes is all about:
Friday 31 January 2014, 10:35
Here's listener and Memory Tape-r Richard Draycott describing this Memory Tape in his own words:
Friday 24 January 2014, 10:43
This is listener Biz Stringer-Horne from Leeds, who got in touch with her 'Be Awesome' Memory Tape. She explains why she made this mix in more detail below.
Friday 10 January 2014, 10:31
Today’s Memory Tape is a coming of age tale from listener Clayton Perdell. A mixture of growing up around music, finding your way in the world and having the inspiration to set forth and conquer.
Friday 27 December 2013, 10:30
Today's Memory Tape is all about the love of music. Sometims it's just good to stand back from it all and just enjoy the artistry of sound and emotion. And that's exactly what today's Memory Taper, Luke Bushnell-Wye, has done.
Friday 20 December 2013, 10:53
We've just had the amazing Commander Chris Hadfield on air now giving us a Memory Tape of the music he takes into space. And, alarmingly, listening to music in zero gravity makes it sound different.
Friday 13 December 2013, 09:22
Today's lovely Memory Tapes comes from Kaytee DeWolfe in Birmingham who runs a logistics company no less. Her story is one of mixes, mince pies and mulled music.
Friday 6 December 2013, 10:25
It's Friday so that means it’s time where we get one of you, the humble listeners, to send in some of your stories and memories and the songs that sound-tracked said event/s. Today's tape is from jetsetter Lucy Baker from Bourne, Lincolnshire and she and her collective regularly made and swapped tapes...
Friday 29 November 2013, 10:20
Today's Memory Tape is a very special tape, as it comes from Suede / McAlmont and Butler / The Tears main man and Bert Jansch collaborator Bernard Butler.
Friday 8 November 2013, 10:44
Memory Tapes time, this one is from Tim Miller, over to you Tim....
Friday 1 November 2013, 10:30
Memory Tapes is an opportunity for one of you lovely lot to divulge in some memories and provide the soundtrack. It can be happy, it can be sad, it can be wistful, it can be a lesson for us all. Today's comes from Alex Doak and this mix was made for him by his girlfriend for his trip to Japan.
Friday 11 October 2013, 10:01
Ahead of a very special one-off charity concert for The Charlatans drummer Jon Brookes next week, Tim Burgess is chatting to us about Jon and the tunes that inspired him, he loved and those he played on:
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