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Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone Episode guide

  1. How the Occult Saved Rock and Roll

    Stuart talks to Peter Bebergal about his book on the occult influences of rock and roll.

    First broadcast: 30 Nov 2014

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  2. 23/11/2014

    Patrolling space ships and ancient alien life feature in Stuart's science fiction special.

    First broadcast: 23 Nov 2014

  3. 6 Music Celebrates Libraries

    Stuart raids the music room of Manchester Central Library.

    First broadcast: 16 Nov 2014

  4. Chris Cutler from Henry Cow

    Chris Cutler from Henry Cow talks about reforming the band in memory of Lindsay Cooper.

    First broadcast: 09 Nov 2014

  5. Tim Hecker

    Canadian sound artist Tim Hecker joins Stuart ahead of his UK tour to chat about his music

    First broadcast: 02 Nov 2014

  6. Scott Walker on Scott O)))

    Stuart talks to Scott Walker about his new collaboration with drone experts Sunn O))).

    First broadcast: 26 Oct 2014

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  7. Richard Dawson

    Stuart chats to Tyneside troubadour Richard Dawson about his new album.

    First broadcast: 19 Oct 2014

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  8. The Pop Group

    Stuart chats to Mark Stewart and Gareth Sager from the Pop Group about their upcoming tour

    First broadcast: 12 Oct 2014

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  9. Vashti Bunyan

    Stuart is joined by singer Vashti Bunyan, who talks about her new record.

    First broadcast: 05 Oct 2014

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  10. Dan'l Boone

    Stuart chats to Alex Moskos and Nate Young about their debut album with Dan'l Boone.

    First broadcast: 28 Sep 2014

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  11. Suuns

    Ben Shemie from Montreal band Suuns chats to Stuart about headlining Liverpool Psych Fest.

    First broadcast: 21 Sep 2014

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  12. Reports from Festival Number 6

    Stuart hears from Festival Number 6, where Laetitia Sadier chats to Andy Votel.

    First broadcast: 14 Sep 2014

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  13. Vessel

    Bristol-based producer Vessel chats about his hotly-tipped second album Punish, Honey.

    First broadcast: 07 Sep 2014

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  14. The Shape of Jazz to Come

    Stuart Maconie's featured album is Ornette Coleman's The Shape of Jazz to Come.

    First broadcast: 31 Aug 2014

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  15. Portishead's Geoff Barrow sits in

    Geoff Barrow from Portishead sits in for Stuart Maconie and plays left-field music.

    First broadcast: 24 Aug 2014

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  16. Stephen Tanner of Harvey Milk

    Harvey Milk bassist Stephen Tanner talks to Stuart about his new solo record.

    First broadcast: 17 Aug 2014

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  17. Krautrock and the Building of Modern Germany

    Stuart chats to author David Stubbs about the significance of krautrock in German culture.

    First broadcast: 10 Aug 2014

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  18. Sidsel Endresen

    Vocalist Sidsel Endresen chats to Radio 3's Fiona Talkington at the Molde Jazz Festival.

    First broadcast: 03 Aug 2014

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  19. Nate Henricks

    Stuart chats to Nate Henricks, a prolific lo-fi artist based in Kansas.

    First broadcast: 27 Jul 2014

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  20. Jonny Greenwood

    Jonny Greenwood chats to Stuart about his passion for contemporary classical music.

    First broadcast: 20 Jul 2014

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  21. Wolves in the Throne Room

    Stuart talks to American black metal band Wolves in the Throne Room.

    First broadcast: 13 Jul 2014

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  22. Julian Cope joins Stuart

    Stuart is joined by the archdrude Julian Cope to discuss his first novel.

    First broadcast: 06 Jul 2014

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  23. Brian Reitzell

    Stuart chats to Hollywood film composer Brain Reitzell about his new album Auto Music.

    First broadcast: 22 Jun 2014

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  24. The best of Tropicalia

    Stuart explores the Brazilian counterculture movement Tropicalia with a back to back mix.

    First broadcast: 15 Jun 2014

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  25. Hedvig Mollestad Trio

    Stuart chats to Norwegian guitarist Hedvig Mollestad about her new instrumental rock album

    First broadcast: 08 Jun 2014

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  26. Matmos chat to Stuart

    Baltimore electronic duo Matmos chat about their performance at Supersonic Festival.

    First broadcast: 01 Jun 2014

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  27. Matt Berry's Music for Insomniacs

    Actor, comedian and musician Matt Berry chats about his album Music for Insomniacs.

    First broadcast: 25 May 2014

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  28. 50 years of Nonesuch

    Stuart takes an in-depth look at Nonesuch Records as it celebrates its 50th anniversary.

    First broadcast: 18 May 2014

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  29. Michael Gira from Swans

    Swans frontman Michael Gira chats to Stuart about their new album To Be Kind.

    First broadcast: 11 May 2014

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  30. Live from the Laugharne Weekend festival in South Wales

    Stuart joins the centenary celebrations for Welsh poet Dylan Thomas live in Laugharne.

    First broadcast: 04 May 2014

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