Warning – extra sweary episode. Probably best not to listen to when you’re with your Nan.
This is Part 1. Part 2 to follow…
This time we take a break from our usual alphabetical musical meanderings because as the great prophet Noddy Holder once said, IT’S CHRIIIIIIIIIIIISTMAAAAAAAAAASSSS!!!!! So instead, in n extra special very long episode, we’ll be counting down our top 24 favourite songs that we’ve discovered in 2017. Most were released this year, some we just heard for the first time this year. We’ll also be talking about our favourite and least favourite Christmas songs, our favourite gigs of the year and what gigs we’re looking forward to next year. As usual, we still don’t stay on topic for long so this episode also features festive tales of being unexpectedly woken up by French people, Vengeful 12 year old girls vs HMV, a heated debate on what does or does not constitute a Christmas song and angry rants about various Beatles. Plus this episode features the first ever appearance of the official podcat, Rasputin.
Bands featured in this episode include – Ryan Adams, Aha, A Perfect Circle, Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, Beck, Bjork, The Black Angels, Blondie, Bon Iver, Chelsea Wolfe, Charlotte Church, Converge, Crying, Desperate Journalist, Mark Eitzel, Fountains Of Wayne, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Hammock, Here Lies Man, Ho99o9, Judas Priest, July Skies, Kesha, John Lennon, Limp Bizkit, Linkin Park, Low, Mayhem, Paul McCartney, Oceansize, Quicksand, Scud Mountain Boys, Shellac, Shobaleader One, Son Volt, theSTART, Street Sects, Sylvan Esso, Thee Telepaths, Ulrika Spacek, Unsane and Wozniak
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