Sam Palmer joins us to talk about Ice bucket challenges, banter/racism, and the historical significance of a horses arse
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Bonjour! Welcome to this weeks episode of some of the worlds best independent musical talent. This weeks playlist, click on links and have a nose about.
AOV: Vicious Cycle (Helsinki, Finland, Inverse Records)
Methedras: Deathocracy (Monza, Italy, Clawhammer)
The Rough Boys: Before The Devil Knows I'm Dead (Ontario, Canada, Asher)
Eden Circus: 101 (Hamburg, Germany, Life-force Records)
Xerosun: Anatomy of a Lie (Dublin, Ireland, Sonicbids)
Pinkemical Sunset: My Woman (Sardinia, Dr.Music Productions)
Display of Decay: Praise the Gore (Edmonton, Canada, Asher)
Cara's home town – loud as hell festival
Acting on Impulse: Climbing The Ladder (Maryland, USA, djent)
Tapestry: The One We Know (Guilford, UK)
The Males: Hot Blood (London, UK)
Norilsk: Negatron (Voivod Cover)(Ontario, Canada, Asher
Two Piece, doom
Provoke, Destroy: Two for The Road (Virginia, USA, Persistent Heart)
The Royal Blasphemy: Corruption (UK, Direct)
The Oversight: Love is a Fiction (Massechusets, USA, Persistent Heart)
Inherit The Stars: Caught in The Crossfire (Sheffield, UK)
Stickybackplastics: Vampire (York, UK)
Haamoja: Radience (Taiwan)
Mountainer: Aftermath (Australia, Bandcamp)
For Giants: Spade (California, USA, Bandcamp)
Falloch: Santuary (Scotland, Candlelight)
Dellacoma: Change (Australia)
Bloodsoaked: Abomination (North Carolina, Comatose Music, Clawhammer)
In Search of Sun: The World is Yours (London, UK)
When should you quickly update your CV and when should you simply tear it up and start again?
This week, The CV Confidence Coach discusses when a quick update will suffice and when a more comprehensive rewrite of your CV is needed.
Lay Low with a live track this week [Pic. Oliver James]
Every once in a while it's good to hit your ears with something a bit different eh?
Black Eye Friday – Heavyball (London, UK)
Heavyball are a hard rocking indie/ska band based in London. They are a four piece whose sound fuses traditional British ska with contemporary indie. The music has distinct and uplifting melodies with a driving percussion heart and honest lyrics.
Formed in late 2011 when Nottingham brothers Bigface and Habs Salisbury and school friend Johnny Iball, began to play together. The band’s sound is indie fused with traditional UK ska. Influences include Viz, Shane Meadows and the story writing traditions of country and western.
Heavyball’s recordings have been championed by DJs such as 6 Music’s Tom Robinson and Chris Hawkins.
In 2013 Heavyball supported the Kaiser Chiefs on their UK and Holland tour, playing sell out venues such as the Manchester Apollo, Glasgow’s Barrowlands and Corso in Rotterdam.
2014 sees Heavyball embarking on a busy UK and Europe festival season, a European tour in October (Holland, Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia) with a debut album scheduled for recording in winter 2014.
Small Town Hero – Heavyball
They have shows listed on their site – most of the upcoming ones are over on the mainland.
Our Conversations - Lay Low (Ölfus, Iceland)
Lay Low is the easy name of Icelandic songwriter Lovisa who has been putting out some gorgeously intimate music for a few years now.
The name Lay Low came about in 2006, after Lovísa was contacted by a local label that picked up on a raw demo that she had uploaded onto MySpace. Not one to waste an opportunity, Lay Low’s debut album ‘Please Don’t Hate Me’ was released that same year. An intoxicating take on classic Americana sounds, the record topped the Icelandic charts and became the bestselling original album in the country, winning no less than 3 Icelandic Music Awards.
She’s been a great favourite of Codger Cogle and The Grumbler for most of those years since they first saw her at TGE. This year, they got to hang out with her for a while after the show which clearly pleased the dear old chaps.
Our Conversations is on her current album Talking About The Weather.
By and By – Lay Low
The track is on her second album “Farewell Good Night’s Sleep” (2008) but Mr Cogle has the extreme presence of mind to record her performance at The Speigeltent at the Great Escape this year.
There’s not a lot of updating going on on her site but you can get hold of her music through the “Shop” tab in the menu bar on her site.
Hear more from Lay Low at TGE on PC Podcast 463
The Great Escape
I expect I’m the last person in the world to work out the significance of name of the festival.
Doh! It don’t occur to me until Sir Richard Attenborough died at the weekend that as well as having a big role in The Great Escape (1963), he also starred in the Boulting brothers’ 1947 production Brighton Rock which is, of course, exactly what we go to Brighton for – every year!
I just booked my ticket for next year. A pretty good deal at £43.45 for three days of interesting live music.
If you're up for it, let me know and we'll arrange a meet-up in Brighton.
Réalité – Silence (Bruxelles, Belgium)
More mystery. This is an album called L'autre endroit that has had almost 2 million plays on Jamendo since its release in 2006. The artist has provided no information and, as you’ll see the given url leads to a 3D designer who may just be the artist. Who knows.
Interesting sounds though.
Cellule – Silence
Shine – Catalin Dinu (Richmond, BC, Canada)
30 years old Catalin Dinu lives in Richmond, Canada. Although his favourite instrument is the bass guitar, which he took as a major in college, you’ll not hear much of it on this track.
This is from his second album, My Religion.
Born in a modest, middle class district of the city of Brasov, Romania he had dreams of becoming an actor, early before the age of 11. That's when he moved to Canada. Years went by and he never really gave up on his bass. He took lots of lessons– bass, music theory, piano– and eventually landed himself a position as a bass major at one of the top colleges in Vancouver.
Tare Too Te Rut Te Instrumenta – HooYooSay (unknown)
I really can tell you almost nothing about the artsit(s) here.
The birth of hooyoosay was an occasional recording jam, a couple of guys playing some cover songs just for the fun of it, but eventually leading to an online release.
As the founding artists each had their own reasons for remaining anonymous, this idea was maintained as a principle when things further developed into an organized project.
So hooyoosay became this peculiar music recording project, having a variety of constantly changing unnamed collaborators, inevitably displaying a wide diversity in styles with their releases.
Googly Goo – HooYooSay
The first in series of episodes that we've taken far too long to put out. This week, Brian and Anthony try and wring an episodes worth of material out of the 2014 OAV, Avengers Confidential.
They also have Paranoia Agent episode 1 as their Weekly Retro Recap. Which of these animated masterpieces proved to be the more satisfying viewing experience? Find out on the late(st) episode of Dynamite In The Brain!
In this episode, geeky rabbits, European suction shenanigans and plucking plectrums!
Alex and Rob cast an irreverent eye over local news from their respective home towns.
Listeners can submit stories from their local area to:email@example.com
Stories this week include:
Also revealed: We apologise for the tone we've set...
Features conversations with Adam Bloom, Alan Boss, Alan Hatfield, Andre Carmichael, Burt Backwards and Brook Agnew.
Music from @QuislingMeet
Features audio from this news piece:
Bit of Terrence McKenna: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0gsHFatPp0
Chicken yodeling: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IBbcx3Gnzk
And Uncle Ron: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGWNg-pCiSE
I tweet here: @nickmargerrison
In TV News Talk this week J.J. Abrams Westworld give us some new casting details of major Hollywood stars coming on board. Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D confirms a new cast member and a villain of the week. The Flash Provides details of a Sleepy Hollow actor in a reoccurring role. Some rumours surrounding CW’s Arrow episodes and a new villain from DC’s new 53 makes it onto the small screen. Finally some potential cast change rumors for Doctor Who.
The long awaited return of Gareth! ASD, Adam and Gareth discuss the thrashing of QPR, the upcoming thrashing of Liverpool and the tough clash against Limassol. COYS
Mark talks about the 20 stories in the collection Night Shift, and many of the movies based on these stories, including
We take a particular pride in our practical and useful holiday packs for your Camino de Santiago trip. These holiday packs have been prepared by CaminoWays.com staff, after travelling to the different destinations. Our holiday pack contains all the practical information you need to enjoy your holiday with CaminoWays.com.
The holiday pack is sent one month before departure (by email and post) and it includes:
By email: hotel vouchers, information about your accommodation and their location, cycling/walking notes and maps (or a guide book by post, depending on the route and availability), a general information document including details about how luggage transfers and other services booked with us work, as well as practical information such as our 24/7 assistance number, what to bring, useful phrases in Spanish/French and other tips for the trip. This information will be emailed to you and it is very important you download it, read it at home and print it to take with you on your trip.
By post: luggage tags for the group (to be attached to your luggage during the trip) and pilgrim passports (and guidebook when/if necessary).
Our walking notes and practical information reflect the route as accurately as possible and are updated by the team as often as possible. Like with any other holiday, in addition to our walking notes, we recommend you bring any additional literature you might have, as well as reading about the route and the area before you travel for additional information about events, culture, etc… a good starting point is the CaminoWays.com blog, for example to learn about upcoming festivals on the Camino and other articles we publish regularly.
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Our transporters have more CaminoWays.com tags, so if the tag gets damaged they will replace them with your details, you don't have to worry.
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The South London Book Club meets to discuss Kingsley Amis’s Lucky Jim and Mad Frank, the autobiography of Frankie Fraser.
F1 Debrief returns after the summer break for a quick recap of, yes, you guessed it, the fun and games at Mercedes. After viewing the action during the Belgian Grand Prix, there's plenty to discuss including media transcripts and video responses, plus who is under fire at the top of the Mercedes management tree.
See more on F1 Debrief - We're not learning any lessons here
Ben Alan, and Sarah call Jamie a taxi to get him from the pub before kicking off a new quiz featuring the debut of Are You Smarter Than A KSI Fan?
00:43 – Al gives the returning Jamie his most epic introduction to date
03:51 – The band is back together, but one of us almost didn't make it
06:15 – Ben and Alan call Jamie at the pub and order several taxis
13:04 – What's been happening in the news and what have we been playing
14:38 – The story behind the STEGX hiatus
19:50 – It's time for an Alan Quiz special!
21:55 – Round One: Are You Smarter Than A KSI Fan?
31:20 – Round Two: Catchphrase Alan Edition
46:00 – It's time to dive back into the Listener Mailbag
48:00 – Jamie and Ben roleplay to find out how Jamie would get into the Russian government
53:05 – Godwin from Nigeria contacts us to talk about our recent financial issues
59:35 – We reveal the winner of Where In The World Is Jamie Sandiego
60:58 – And that's it for this weeks podcast!
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- What’s Happening With The StickTwiddlers EGX 2014 After Party?
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- Catchphrase: Question 3
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Remember to submit your questions, shout-outs and any hilarious stories of STEGX shenanigans for our Listener Mailbag where our favourite email will win an awesome prize!
In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers a question from an athlete who wants to know how to prepare mentally before games.
Listen to this month's sports psychology podcast to learn how to improve your performance in sports and other mental game barriers that limit your performance.
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