Dave Clarkson on his latest exploration of faded British Isles, 'A Pocket Guide to Dream Land' and beyond. Tracks from Scissorgun and alternative Mancunia with Alan Hempsall (Crispy Ambulance). For 30 years Manchester (UK) based Dave Clarkson has been involved in music, experimental, electronic and beyond.
Sunday, 29 January 2023
Saturday, 21 January 2023
Fingerstyle guitarist and songwriter Jason McNiff talks about literary and Americana influences including the cantautore Fabrizio Cristiano De André and about his weekly series of singer-songwriter shows, Sundowner, at the well-known music pub the Jenny Lind in Hastings.
The News Agents - 28 January 2023 (Jason McNiff & Fabrizio de Andre) by Resonance FM | Mixcloud
Saturday, 14 January 2023
A study of 1930s dance band music featuring the short but popular career of singer Al Bowlly and his enduring impact on television and film scores. Part of in an occasional series on 1920s & 1930s bands including interviews with some of the new generation of volunteer archivists who are using the internet to catalogue and make accessible the legacy of this period of music online.
Ziemassvētki: experiments in news and arts with Jude Montague. Raimonds Dale from Dūdalnieki talks and shares songs of the pagan festive season in the Baltics and how ancient pastoral and agricultural traditions survive through the dark and cold of Latvian wintertide.
Monday, 12 December 2022
Bird Spirits and music. Second programme looking at songs and lore of bird spirits and the significance of birds in the Baltics and beyond. Raimonds Dale of Dudalnieki provides background and tunes from Latvia. Plus thoughts and sounds responding to the visibility and traditional symbolism of the robin at Wintertime. For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.com