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Playlist 01.02.10

Stuart Bailie | 18:13 UK time, Tuesday, 2 February 2010

Last night Reggie Chamberlain King and myself launched a new, occasional feature. The provisional title is 'Edge Of The Radar' but we welcome a better name. The premise is that it's fun to profile lesser-known acts that have made a real impression on the culture. And so we settled on Sparks to commence the project. Two brothers from California - one abstract and the other flamboyant - combining opera, cabaret, big guitars and polymorphous abandon. I think it worked, and the recent Sparks work, 'The Seduction Of Ingmar Bergman' was supreme. Any
suggestions for the next profile?


BBC Radio Ulster, 92-95 FM
Online: www.bbc.co.uk/radioulster
Mondays, ten - midnight

Playlist 01.02.10

The Who - The Kids Are Alright (Polydor)
Mayer Hawthorne - Let Me Know (Stones Throw)
Duke Special - This Time Next Year (Reel to Reel)
The Kissaway Trail - New Year (Bella Union)
Sparks - This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us (Island)
Sparks - Achoo (Island)
Sparks - No. One Song In Heaven (Virgin)
Sparks - The Seduction Of Ingmar Bergman (Lil Beethoven)
Two Door Cinema Club - Undercover Martyn (Kitsune)
The Jam - The Eton Rifles (Polydor)
Carlton And The Shoes - Love Me For Ever (Soul Jazz)
Kathryn Williams - 50 White Lines (One Little Indian)

The Charlatans - North Country Boy (Beggars Banquet)
Ben Glover - Where The Lines Are (Mr Jones)
Josh Rouse - I Will Live On Islands (Bedroom Classics)
Paul Simon - Born At The Right Time (Warner)
Eels - A Line In The Dirt (co op)
Midlake - Acts of Man (Bella Union)
Ralph Stanley - Can You Hear The Mountains Calling (Rounder)
Danny and The Champions - Follow The River (Loose)
Beach House - Used To Be (Bella Union)
Baby Bird - Unloveable (Unison)
St Germain - Rose Rouge (Blue Note)
Musee Mechanique - Our Changing Skins (Souterrain)
Duke Special - Tellers Tale (Reel To Reel)
Polar Bear - Happy For You (Leaf)



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