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Playlist 01.10.12

Stuart Bailie | 09:13 UK time, Thursday, 4 October 2012

Best regards to the Hard Chargers, who supported the Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band at the Empire in Belfast last Saturday night. They play amped-out blues music with attitude. Chris Todd is hollering and chasing the bottleneck along the frets. Dave Thompson plays stand-up bass and sometimes he worries the electric alternative. Richard J Hodgen brings the rumble-thump dynamic with his washboard and his drums. Sometimes they remind you of errant combos like the North Mississippi Allstars, but there's also a fierce residue of Rory Gallagher when the tunes get heated. Top value and an incentive, if needed, to get their music on the playlist.

BBC Radio Ulster, 92-95 FM
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Mondays, ten - midnight

Sugarchile Robinson - Numbers Boogie (Signature)
The Bootleggers - White Light White Heat (Sony)
Alabama Shakes - I Found You (Rough Trade)
Belly - Feed The Tree (4ad)
The Hard Chargers - Bumpin' And Grindin' (white)
Gaslight Anthem - Here Comes My Man (Side One Dummy)
The Beat - Can't Get Used To Losing You (Edsel)
Mayer Hawthorne - A Long Time (Universal)
Bobby Womack - Dayglo Reflection (XL)
Cat Power - Manhattan (Matador)
Lost Brothers - Bird In A Cage (Bird Dog)
Phil Kieran, White Noise Sound - Never Believed (Maya Jane Coles mix) (white)

The Supremes - Stoned Love (Motown)
Ha Ha Tonka - Usual Suspects (Bloodshot)
The Wooden Sky - Take me Out (Loose)
Van Morrison - Pagan Heart (Blue Note)
Rickie Lee Jones - Comfort You (Decca)
Efterklang - Sedna (4ad)
The Drifters - There Goes My Baby (Rhino)
Duke Special - Condition (Adventures In Gramophone)
George Jones - I Can't Help It If I'm Still In Love With You (Righteous)
Van Morrison - Born To Sing (Blue Note)
Jesse Aycock - Love Is Life (Horton)

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