The work of three genius writers no longer with us dominates this show, Benjamin Zephaniah who died this week and who was such a huge life force of the Newham Arts Community in the late 1980s and 1990s when Jude worked at the Tom Allen Arts Centre, Kirsty MacColl the singer-songwriter and Carlos Gardel the most acclaimed writer of tango song.
Friday 8 December 2023
Friday 1 December 2023
Amateur pioneer stations in the UK (Great Britain) in the early 1920s. Looking at some of those early broadcasters who set up radio stations in their own homes and venues, selected ones of which later became the network of the British Broadcasting Company. Plus music from Joni Mitchell, Sons of the Pioneers and remembering Shane McGowan's pub in Islington, Filthy McNasty's. For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.com
Thursday 23 November 2023
Monday 13 November 2023
Fossils Finder in Us All is a new community arts project in Hastings in conjunction between Explore the Arch and Hastings Museum and Art Gallery. We play some of the soundscape made by the team then launch through imaginary time travel into lost valleys of dinosaurs through music, foley, animation and sound design in popular culture.
Friday 10 November 2023
Friday 3 November 2023
Palestinian folk songs plus a little baroque pop and pop memoir from Geoff Deane of the Leyton Buzzards.
Thursday 2 November 2023
Piano music from the twentieth century and beyond with selections relating to songwriting and jazzy playing. In advance of a new Sunday afternoon of 'kind-of-jazz' music at the Twelve Hundred Postcards bar in Queen's Road, Hastings. Part of an occasional radio series looking at artists using the piano as a musical tool, and the fate of this once popular now often unwanted instrument in the 2020s