Wednesday, December 29, 2004

underneath the radar: week two

Where it all began...
Eli: age 7, thank you Mick Rock :)

Many thanks to those who caught the show this week, it was positively huge. Bursting at the seams one might say. I did the honours of premièring my half hour radio documentary I produced for uni. As quoted by the accompanying essay:

"This is for the Fans" is an aural collage of intimate stories from rock music’s most devoted and passionate. The feature particularly concentrates on fans that express their passion through different creative methods. Characters range from the writer, who composes poetry based on the music of his favourite band, to the fashion designer who has designed clothing inspired by that shown in a video clip. These stories are contrasted by a grim narration, which indirectly associates love of music with society’s negative perception of fandom. The piece contains the underlying conclusion that love or hate can occur with the associations fans have with music, not with the music itself.

If you did miss the documentary and you do want to hear it desperately.. well, you can ask me if you really really want it. I'll probably turn you down, but there's nothing to lose in trying!

Fallen Figures featured post punk gloom and doom with Ian Curtis & Joy Division
Under Cover featured covers from Jamie Callum covering Radiohead & Ben Folds covering the Darkness. Yes, I speak true..
Electronic Ecstasy featured The Faint & New Order (new album in March!)
Nice Video, Shame About the Song featured The White Stripes & showcased their work with music video director Michel Gondry

Fell in Love With A Girl Videoclip


Playlist for Dec 27th
The Strokes - Automatic Stop
Hot Hot Heat - Touch You, Touch You
Le Tigre - Deceptacon
Kings of Convenience - I'd Rather Dance With You Than Talk With You (live)
The Stills - Retour a Vega
Phoenix - If I Ever Feel Better
!!! - Hello, is this thing on?
The Faint - Worked Up So Sexual
Bloc Party - Banquet
Queen - In the Lap of the Gods (revisited)
Jamie Callum - High & Dry
Ben Folds - Get Your Hands off Ma Woman
The Faint - Southern Belles in London Sing
New Order - Someone Like You
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart (Peel Session)
Joy Division - She's Lost Control
White Stripes - Seven Nation Army
White Stripes - Truth Doesn't Make a Noise
The Zutons - Pressure Point

Til next week my people!
Love E xx

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