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Pram live in session.

Marc has Birmingham pop experimentalists Pram live in session.

Marc has Birmingham pop experimentalists Pram live in session.

Formed back in 1988 Pram have returned with Across The Meridian, their first album since 2007’s The Moving Frontier. Like their previous work it mixes instrumentals and songs, and draws on such diverse influences as film soundtracks, 30s jazz, sunshine pop, electronica, and post-punk experimentation.

Plus classic BBC session tracks from Laura Cantrell, Joni, the June Brides and the Pirates.

2 hours

Music Played

  • T. Rex

    The Groover

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

    I Got The Hits

    • Spencer Sings The Hits!.
    • In The Red.
  • The Shadracks

    She Sailed The Sea

    • The Shadracks.
    • Damaged Goods.
  • Echo & the Bunnymen

    The Somnambulist

    • The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon.
    • BMG.
    • 2.
  • Pram

    Shimmer and Disappear (6 Music Session 22nd Aug 2018)

  • The June Brides

    I Fall - BBC Session 11/07/1984

  • Laura Gibson


    • Goners.
    • City Slang.
  • Virna Lindt

    Wild Strawberries

    • Shiver.
    • Great Expectations.
    • 001.
  • Terry


    • Upset the Rhythm.
  • Gloria Jones

    Tainted Love

    • Rude Boy Arrival.
    • TELSTAR.
  • Pram

    Thistledown (6 Music Session 22nd Aug 2018)

  • Pram

    Silk Road (6 Music Session 22nd Aug 2018)

  • School of Language

    Rockist Part 4

    • Sea From Shore.
    • Memphis Industries.
  • You Tell Me

    Clarion Call

    • Memphis Industries.
  • The Pirates

    Shakin All Over (Uohn Peel session 11th Nov 1977)

  • The Nightingales

    Big Dave

    • Perish The Thought.
    • White Label.
    • 7.
  • Laura Cantrell

    Broken Again (John Peel Sessions - 1st October 2002)

  • Jonny

    Cave Dance - 6 Music session 14/02/2011

  • Go-Kart Mozart

    Retro Glancing

    • On the Hot Dog Streets.
    • West Midlands Records.
    • 004.
  • Mick Harvey & Christopher Richard Barker

    The Lost Bastard Son Of War

    • The Fall and Rise of Edgar Bourchier and the Horrors of War.
    • Mute.
  • Sauna Youth

    Veiled Critique

    • Deaths.
    • Upset the Rhythm.
  • Spare Snare

    Super Slinky

    • Sounds.
    • Chute Records.
  • XTC

    Senses Working Overtime

    • VIRGIN.


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