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Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 24 December 2010

Do you want too much chat, not enough music and too many adverts? Try someone else. Want the perfect balance of brilliant alternative music and waking witticisms? Try us. A big ol' satirical romp through the day's news and events, to the perfect morning soundtrack for anyone music-lover; from northern soul to new folk; rock 'n' roll to indie disco. New tracks from the likes of Friendly Fires and Foals are nestled in next to the back catalogues of Hendrix and The Smiths. Sinead is here with the music news including interviews with Arcade Fire and Father Christmas who reveals the he likes Amy Winehouse and she's moved off the naughty list onto the good list. All this plus comedian Simon Day joins us with another one of his comic creations and Murray Lachlan Young joins us with poem about how to write a christmas hit.

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