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INDEPENDENT VOICE OF ART AND MUSIC SINCE 2014

This is Radio Summerhall, independent voice of Arts, Music and Culture since 2014.

Based at Edinburgh’s most important Arts Complex, Summerhall, this station is a platform for anyone who needs an outlet to express themselves creatively.

Our ethos is that our cultural community will grow best when fueled by the voluntary co-operation of individuals without the restriction of censorship.

We need your support, without you listening or watching, there won’t be anyone talking. Bring your ideas to us and we will listen to what you have to say. There’s no one better than you to create your bespoke alternative.

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GUERRILLA RADIO PLAYS

Lovecraft (Not the sex shop in Cardiff)

Lovecraft ( Not the sex shop in Cardiff)
Written and performed by Carys Eleri
Directed by Mared Swain, music produced by Branwen Munn and co-produced by Carys Eleri and Wales Millennium Centre

It’s the next of our Guerrilla Radio plays and here’s the brief. Discover how love works, why it makes us do crazy things and why hugging is the answer. If that isn’t a mammoth task then I don’t know what is. Carys Eleri tackles this seemingly insurmountable conundrum with humour, charm and a good heart.

If I hadn’t been laughing so much I might have learnt something.

Recorded live and up close in The Red Lecture Theatre on the last Saturday of the Festival.

If you want to hear some more of our Guerrilla Radio Plays just go to our Voices In Your Head page and kur-lick the link.

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caledonia uber ellis – you sit there in your corner and wish it was the end

You’ll only find the current show here so if you like what you hear then please check out the previous shows held by searching on caledonia uber ellis in Mixcloud.  There’s a handy playlist that collects all previous shows in one place if you like that kind of thing.

Tracklist

1 She Had a Plan – Girl In a Coma
2 Tu doch nicht so – Carambolage
3 Suis-Je Cool? – The Van T’s
4 No Hablo Español – Fea
5 El Dia De Los Muertos – Siouxsie and the Banshees
6 Floating Hand – Nots
7 The Joke of Life – Tacocat
8 Fruit – Pill
9 Used To Be Friends – Big Joanie
10 How Far – SACRED PAWS
11 Sugar Sweet – CRYSTAL
12 Only I – Girl In a Coma
13 Eden – Makthaverskan
14 Method Man – Stef Chura
15 F the NRA – The Coathangers
16 Street Justice – Death Valley Girls
17 Cosmic Cave – Ex Hex
18 Cish Cash – Basement Jaxx
19 Dead Come Alive – Neneh Cherry
20 Fictional Decision – Drahla
21 Talking Pictures – FRIGS
22 All Tomorrow’s Parties – Apoptygma Berzerk Remix – Nico
23 The Crackdown – Original Version – Billie Ray Martin
24 Shoplifters of the World Unite – Tanya Donelly
25 Rubber Ring – Girl In a Coma
26 Here Comes That Day – E&J Remix – Siouxsie
27 What Was Her Name – Dave Clarke
28 Miragem – RAKTA
29 Feel The Sun – Radio Edit – Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation
30 International Colouring Contest – Stereolab
31 Our Lips Are Sealed – Live Huw Stephens Session 2006 – The Wedding Present

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Spine Crackers 6

What is Insel? Who is Insel? Our reviewers Marty & Jenny try to crack the mysteries Of Mina Loy’s novel, Insel.

Reggae Basement April ’19

Alton Ellis: Alton’s Groove
Toots and the Maytals; Johnny Coolman
Lynn Tait and the Boys: Storm Warning
The Beat featuring Ranking Roger:Whine & Grine/Stand Down Margaret
Yabby You and the Prophets: Chant Down Babylon
Mighty Diamonds: Gnashing of Teeth
Freddy McKay: Another Weekend ( Record Store Day release)
Dillinger: Check Sister Jane
Prince Jazzbo: Wise Shepherd
Pat Kelly: It’s a Good Day
Ken Boothe: Walk Away from Lve
The Revolutionaries: Kunte Kinte Dub
Scientist: Frontline
The Aggrovators: So Jah Say Dub
Trinity: Salt Fish Dub

We Read Comics Episode 3

We Read Comics this week discusses he merits of Bitch Planet by Kelly Sue DeConnick & Valentine De Landro. Marty leads the debate with John, Joe and Jenny. Things gets heated as the three men explain feminism to Jenny

Let’s Go Get Lost – The Blackeyed Susans to PJ Harvey

Let’s Go Get Lost … is a monthly two hour show hosted by Steve Ellis.  Each month a song or artist is taken as a starting-off point and using connections, related artists, if you like this you might like that and the like we see where we get to.

Only the latest show will be posted here so if you want to check out any previous shows you’ll find them all in Mixcloud – there’s a Let’s Go Get Lost … playlist that gathers all shows in the one, handy to get at place.  There’s lovely.

1
Summer Kisses, Winter Tears
The Blackeyed Susans
2
What a Wonderful World
Alison Mosshart
3
Who’s Sorry Now
Angel Olsen
4
St. James Infirmary Blues
Brian Reitzell
5
In Dreams
Claudia Brücken
6
The Windmills Of Your Mind
The Colourfield
7
Everyday
Fiona Apple
8
Whispering Grass
Heidi Talbot
9
I Close My Eyes And Count To Ten
Horse
10
Nature Boy
Jane Siberry
11
Beyond the Sea (From “The Cafe”)
Kathryn Williams
12
All The Pretty Horses
Laura Gibson
13
Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps
Lisa Bassenge
14
Wild Mountain Thyme
Penelope Houston
15
Dream A Little Dream
Robbie Williams
16
Hushabye Mountain
(Sung By Stuart Staples) – Songs For The Young At Heart
17
Ain’t No Sunshine
The Watson Twins
18
Why Don’t You Do Right
Sinéad O’Connor
19
One Fine Day
Natalie Merchant
20
My Funny Valentine
Marian McPartland
21
Someone To Watch Over Me
Amy Winehouse
22
You Made Me Love You
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
23
Can’t Get Used to Losing You
The Beat
24
The End of the World
Sharon Van Etten
25
Love Hurts
Mountain Man
26
Love Is Strange
Everything But The Girl
27
I’m so Lonesome I Could Cry
Hurray For The Riff Raff
28
You Belong To Me
Annie Lennox
29
All Of Me
Rod Stewart
30
Johnny Remember Me
Spell
31
Tennessee Waltz
Bonus Track – Keren Ann
32
La Vie En Rose
Lucy Dacus
33
Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be Will Be)
Johnny Thunders
34
Sophisticated Boom Boom
Knoxville Girls
35
Interlude
Morrissey
36
Is That All There Is?
John Parish

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All Shook Up March ’19

Nick’s back with a new show with some of the best tracks you’ve never heard.

wild mood swings – songs from films and telly shows

This show features six songs each picked by Steve Ellis and Nick Mortimore based on a particular theme which differs each time.  If you want to check out any of the previous shows you’ll find them all under the Radio Summerhall Mixcloud profile with its very own wild mood swings playlist.

And here’s what the current one sounds like …


TRACKLISTING

  • 1
    be my baby
    the ronettes
    2
    personality crisis
    new york dolls
    3
    daddy wasn’t there
    ming tea
    4
    the odd couple
    neil hefti
    5
    detectorists theme
    johnny flynn
    6
    ode to billie joe
    bobbie gentry
    7
    randall and hopkirk (deceased)
    nina persson and david arnold
    8
    straight up and down
    the brian jonestown massacre
    9
    unmarked helicopters
    soul coughing
    10
    down and out in new york city
    james brown
    11
    after the fox
    the hollies
    12
    the harder they come
    jimmy cliff

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Una Stef

The Lucky Records stage has often been a showcase for the unknown, the edgy and the idiosyncratic.

When the outrageously established Una Stef graced the stage with her blend of jazz and R&B it was an opportunity for performer and audience split an intimate experience in the “I dare you to do it” atmosphere of the best record shop in Europe.

 

I checked my Northern Irish dictionary of Swear Words For All Occasions and you know what, accomplished isn’t in it.

Enjoy the band ya boy ye!