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Adam Walton playlist and show info: Sunday 13 November 2011

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Adam Walton Adam Walton | 11:47 UK time, Wednesday, 16 November 2011

I think I'm going to start a 'new thing' right here, right now and award each show a score out of 10 to help you work out whether it's worth your bother listening. I may not be the most objective judge imaginable - this could be akin to allowing Idi Amin to choose World Dictator Of The Year back in the day - but I'll do my best to be honest and self critical.

This week's show scores an 8.75.

Despite a few fluffed lines from me (and who other than my own mother* cares about that?) / a skipping Los Campesinos track (my CD-R, not their fastidiously manufactured & excellent new album), it's nigh on perfect - containing, as it does, new Future of the Left (EP out now - buy it to alleviate all wan); new Bastions (LP out now - buy it to alleviate torpor); new Shy & the Fight (can't buy it now cos it's not due til 2012).

I'm so happy Future Of The Left have something new out. There isn't enough bristling intelligence in the modern world - well, there is, it's just the karaoke idiots, the finely considered hair dos and the scrotum-munching ITV wannabes tend to be the dead wood, when what most of us are seeking is Juno 60-mangling, lyrically astute TREES. Polymers Are Forever is to wit and noise what owls are to wit and woo.

Get in there, music lovers. Elbow-deep.

The last 15 minutes of the show is dedicated to the curiosity and vision of West Wales' Jobina Tinnemans. She was recently invited to be one of the electronic composers in residence at the Daphne Oram exhibition in the Science Museum (London). She has an all encompassing love for electronic sound generation, and a real vision and gift as a composer, as is magnificently demonstrated by her composition Shakespeare And Hedgeshear.

It blew my mind open in the most effulgent manner imaginable. I hope it does the same for you; widened ears are a very good thing. Ask a mouse.

Elsewhere, there are walk on parts for Huw Williams (troweling down Peter Harvey); Lara Catrin (translating Heather Jones) and Ben Hayes (inspiring us with Jellyfish.)

There are debut plays for Kayla Painter (edgy electronic minimalism); Bertel Haugen (joy encrusted song jewels) and Flying F M (baffling scat).

I couldn't access the BBC Introducing Uploader over the weekend, apparently my security certificate has expired. It'd be easier to waltz into Fort Knox with a bulldozer and a trailer marked 'Gold Swag'. So, for the time being at least, please direct demons and demos to: themysterytour@gmail.com as a download link / high quality .mp3. Please read the below in advance of submitting music.

They're long. I'd give them an 8.75, though. I'm nothing if not consistent.

That's it for the verbals. Please share / retweet about the iPlayer link, not because I'm desperate for a boost -- I'm desperate for as many people as is possible via the 'magic' of social networking, to hear some of these amazing sounds.

Thank you for your time / diolch yn fawr iawn. Have a musically satisfying week, Adam.

* my mum's just been in touch to tell me she doesn't care either. Aces.

FAMILY OF THE YEAR - 'St. Croix'
Wrexham / L.a.

CAMERA - 'Everything Must Change'
Wrexham

KUTOSIS - 'Shadows ( Album Version )'
Cardiff

LOVELY EGGS, THE - 'New Allergies'
Lancaster

SEX HANDS - 'Way No Way'
Dwygfylchi / Llanfairfechan / Conwy

NATURE SET - 'I Am A Planet'
Aberystwyth / Sheffield

LEONE / S T D - 'Petit Mal'
Cardiff

SATURDAY'S KIDS - 'Grey On White ( E P Version )'
Cardiff

FUTURE OF THE LEFT - 'Polymers Are Forever'
Cardiff

GALLOPS - 'What Had I Do ( Rhythm Is A Misery )'
Wrexham

SUPER CUTE VOICES - 'Camera Shop ビグ-カメラ [ E P Version ]'
Aberystwyth

BASTIONS - 'Visitant'
Angelsey

SOFT-HEARTED SCIENTISTS - 'Tornadoes In Birmingham ( Radio Edit )'
Cardiff

ALEMBIC - 'Freedom'
London ( Welsh Label )

KAYLA PAINTER - 'Square'
Newport / Bristol / Southampton

BERTEL HAUGEN - 'Father'
Rhandirmwyn

TEITUR - 'Andvekur'
Faroe Islands

THROWING MUSES - 'Bright Yellow Gun'
Providence, Rhode Island

LOS CAMPESINOS - 'The Black Bird, The Dark Slope'
Cardiff

HALF MAN HALF BISCUIT - 'Fix It So She Dreams Of Me'
Birkenhead

HUW WILLIAMS - 'Spoken Contribution'
Swansea

PETER HARVEY WITH THE MIKE SAMMES SINGERS - 'Big Man Big House'
Cardiff

LAURA J. MARTIN - 'Salamander ( Featuring Euros Childs )'
Liverpool

BONZO DOG BAND, THE - 'You Done My Brain In'
London

IFAN DAFYDD - 'Treehouse'
Llanrug

SHY AND THE FIGHT - 'Breaks'
Chester / Llangollen

GIRLS - 'Lawrence'
San Francisco ( Welsh Management )

FUTURE OF THE LEFT - 'New Adventures'
Cardiff

HEHFU - 'Safe And Sound'
Caerphilly

RATCATCHER - 'Bubbledub'
Cardiff

POKET TREZ - 'Ie Ie Ie'
Caernarfon / Cardiff

LARA CATRIN - 'Spoken Contribution'
Bangor / Cardiff

HEATHER JONES - 'Colli Iaith'
Cardiff

FLYING F M - 'Superman'
Newport

TOTEM TERRORS - 'Sovereign Skull'
Cardiff

SCIENCE BASTARD - 'A Different Same'
Newport

BEN HAYES - 'Spoken Contribution'
Ruthin

JELLYFISH - 'Now She Knows She's Wrong'
San Francisco

ASH AND THE OAK, THE - 'The Sun And The Moon'
Newport

ISLET - 'This Fortune ( The Lows And The Highs / Murray S Ward Remix )'
Cardiff

JOBINA TINNEMANS - 'Shakespeare And Hedgeshear'
Pembrokeshire

IVOR CUTLER - 'Bicarbonate Of Chicken'
Glasgow

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