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2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 23 July 2012

Plank are here once again, live in session, for you and Marc. The Krautrock leaning instrumentalists hail from Manchester, and have been busy since their last visit to Marc back in March 2011.

After the release of the self-titled EP and double-A side, Self Harm/Pig Sick (remix), on Akoustik Anarkhy there followed a flurry of live shows supporting The Phantom Band, Sleepy Sun, Fuijya & Miyagi and also slots at Green Man and Manchester International Festival.

Not resting for a second Dave Rowe (guitar), Ed Troup (bass) and Johnny Winbolt-Lewis (drums) started to record their debut album, Animalism, which was released last week. The drums were recorded in Salford's Sacred Trinity Chapel giving the whole album a unique feel, which backs up producer and guitarist Dave's push towards the prog, Kraut, and space rock sound that is imprinted all over it.

What more is there to say? Other than miss it at your peril!

Music Played

20 items
  • Image for Hawkwind

    Hawkwind Silver Machine

    Epocheclipse the Ultimate Best Of, EMI, 001

  • Image for Jack Lesser Lewis

    Jack Lesser Lewis Wait It Out

    Lvov Swims The Willamette, Stitch Stitch, 001

  • Image for Charles Douglas

    Charles Douglas Back Of A Van

    The Spiders Are Getting Bigger, Broken Horse, 018

  • Image for Euros Childs

    Euros Childs Be Be High

    Summer Special, National Elf, 001

  • Image for Martin Creed

    Martin Creed You're the One For Me

    Love to You, Moshi Moshi Records

  • Image for T. Rex

    T. Rex The Groover

    The T Rex Wax Co Singles A's and B's, 1972-77, Edsel Records, 015

  • Image for Mike Post

    Mike Post New Play Thing

    We Can Still Picnic/Blue Fur

  • Image for Screaming Lord Sutch & The Savages

    Screaming Lord Sutch & The Savages Roberta

    Joe Meek Portrait Of A Genius, Castle Music, 015

  • Image for Gang of Four

    Gang of Four Return the Gift (John Peel session Jan 1979)

  • Image for The Sensational Alex Harvey Band

    The Sensational Alex Harvey Band Faith Healer

    Next, Vertigo, 003

  • Image for Cheek Mountain

    Cheek Mountain Showdown

    Thief, Full Time Hobby, 002

  • Image for Lawrence Arabia

    Lawrence Arabia The Listening Times

    The Sparrow, Bella Union, 003

  • Image for David Byrne & St Vincent

    David Byrne & St Vincent Who


  • Image for Devo

    Devo Be Stiff

    Hot Potatoes: The Best of Devo, Virgin, 012

  • Image for We Are the Physics

    We Are the Physics Goran Ivanisevic


  • Image for The June Brides

    The June Brides A January Moon


  • Image for Fred Neil

    Fred Neil Everybody's Talkin'

    Everybody's Talkin', Creation, 006

  • Image for Ty Segall Band

    Ty Segall Band That's The Bag I'm In

    Slaughterhouse, Forte

  • Image for Leonard Cohen

    Leonard Cohen You Know Who I Am ( Top Gear 11th Aug 1968)

  • Image for Holy Mountain

    Holy Mountain Swiftly

    Earth Measures, Chemikal Underground Records, 001


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