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Playlist 20.06.11

Stuart Bailie | 10:34 UK time, Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Greg Cowan and Brian young were in the studio last night. During the punk wars, they were intense rivals, leaders of The Outcasts and Rudi. But that was all fixed up years ago, when they played together to launch the NI punk book. 'It Makes You Want To Spit'. They toured as Shame Academy, giving respect to each other's songs and now Brian is deputising with the reformed Outcasts. They are booked for The Empire in Belfast, July 30 and then Blackpool's Rebellion festival. Martin Cowan and Raymond Falls are also back in the firm. While the band may have overplayed the agro card back then, they also had the tunes, the voice, humour, glam rock and a rumble-thump dynamic.

They also have an album out on Spit Records called 'Vive Lyon'. It's taken from some vintage radio recordings and it does bear up the myth that the bold boys from Belfast were genuinely big in France. Vive le rock.

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Mondays, ten - midnight

Bruce Springsteen - Tenth Avenue Freeze Out (Columbia)
Cashier No 9 - Flick of The Wrist (Bella Union)
Larry Williams - She Said Yeah (EMI)
Arctic Monkeys - Reckless Serenade (Domino)
The Outcasts - Self Conscious Over You (Good Vibrations)
The Outcasts - Seven Deadly Sins (Spit)
The Sabrejets - Lone Wolf Blues (Raucous)
Mavis Staples - I Belong To The Band (Anti)
Bon Iver - Towers (4ad)
John Edgar Voe - The Conscript (Bow Lake)
Brian Eno - Glitch (Warp)

Second hour: Villagers co-present

Nick Drake - One Of These Things First (Island)
Villagers - The Pact (Domino)
Fleet Foxes - Montezuma (Bella Union)
Mary Margaret O'Hara - Body's in Trouble (Virgin)
Villagers - The Meaning Of The Ritual (Domino)
Paul Simon - You're the One (Warner)
Villagers - In a New Land You Are Free (ATLsessiontrack)
Pulp - Weeds / Weeds II (The Origin of the Species) (Island)
Scott Walker - It's Raining Today (Fontana)
Swan Silvertones - Working on a Building
Elvis Costello - Watch Your Step (Demon)

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