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Tribute to Kevin Ayers

2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 03 March 2013

Robert Wyatt joins Stuart to pay tribute to Kevin Ayers who passed away recently. Friends since they were teenagers, Robert and Kevin were founding members of The Soft Machine. Stuart also choses Kevin's third solo album 'Whatevershebringswesing' as this weeks Featured Album. Plus there's new music from The Haxan Cloak, Wolf People and Viv Albertine.

Music Played

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  • Image for Van der Graaf Generator

    Van der Graaf Generator Theme One


  • Image for Wolf People

    Wolf People All Returns

    Fain, Jagjaguwar

  • Image for Kevin Ayers

    Kevin Ayers There Is A Loving Among Us There Is Loving

    Whatevershebringswesing, Harvest

  • Image for Trips and Falls

    Trips and Falls The Freedom Of Homogeneity

    Song, By Toad Records 2013 Sampler, Toad Records

  • Image for D. D. Denham

    D. D. Denham Nuns

    Electronic Music In The Classroom, Cafe Kaput

  • Image for Pairs

    Pairs Slambourine Man

    If This Cockroad Doesn't Die, I Will, Self-Released

  • Image for Stereolab

    Stereolab Wow And Flutter

    Serene Velocity, Duophonic

  • Image for Kevin Ayers

    Kevin Ayers Whatevershebringswesing

    Whatevershebringswesing, Harvest

  • Image for Mark Fry / The A. Lords

    Mark Fry / The A. Lords Taking Wing

    I Lived In Trees, Second Language

  • Image for Khaar

    Khaar Kourosh Yaghmaei

    Rangarang, Vampisoul

  • Image for Acqua fragile

    Acqua fragile Cosmic Mind Affair

    Mass Media Stars, Import Records

  • Image for King of the Slums

    King of the Slums Bombs Away On Harpurhey

    Play Hard Records

  • Image for Anthroprophh

    Anthroprophh Ende

    Anthroprophh, Rocket Recordings

  • Image for Suicide

    Suicide Mister Ray

    N.Y. No Wave, ZE Records

  • Image for The Haxan Cloak

    The Haxan Cloak Excavation (Part 2)

    Excavation, Tri-Angle Records

  • Image for La Barra de Chocolate

    La Barra de Chocolate El Divagante

    La Barra De Chocolate, Munster Records

  • Image for Kevin Ayers

    Kevin Ayers Margaret

    Whatevershebringswesing, Harvest

  • Image for Kevin Ayers

    Kevin Ayers Champagne Cowboy Blues

    Whatevershebringswesing, Harvest

  • Image for Seaming To

    Seaming To Sodaslow (Sipped)

    Songs For My Grandmother

  • Image for Oxford Ambient Collective

    Oxford Ambient Collective Ptolemaic Cycles

    The Unrequited, Kava Karvup Recordings


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