News update: 26th October 2009: BFR Afghanistan

British Forces Radio Afghanistan hits the airwaves It should come as no surprise to learn that because of our proximity to certain military establishments, and because of our Armed Forces connections, that a large number of listeners to This Reality Podcast are serving members of HM Forces. HM Ships are… Continue reading

News update 15th September 2009: Slits over Europe

Slits at large! We’re thrilled that so soon after we referenced them in this review, the reformed formerly almost-all-girl punk band The Slits have announced a European tour. The Slits’ new album Trapped Animal will finally be released on 5th October 2009 to support the Euro-tour, which will not only… Continue reading

News update 17th July 2009: BBC Radio 1, presenter changes

In a move calculated to align their ‘Corps of Ageing Presenters’ to the newest generation of radio listeners, the British Broadcasting Corporation’s (BBC) main output of youth programming, Radio 1, will be undergoing the latest set of changes in their self-imposed, perpetually shifting, demographic-updating cycle. Weekday daytime presenter Jo Whiley… Continue reading

News update 3rd July 2009: The Good China

Thrilling news from Melbourne, Australia where the amazingly talented seven-piece eight-piece band of richly diverse and incredibly talented musicians known collectively as ‘The Good China’ have secured a short-term residency at the prestigious Evelyn Hotel. The Good China will be joined onstage (but not at the same time, obv) by… Continue reading

News update 25th June 2009: Performing Rights Society Licence!

This Reality Podcast has been awarded a licence to use the intellectual property of mainstream musicians. We’re the first podcast in the UK (and probably the first in the world) to achieve this status. Let’s put it this way, not even the BBC is licensed to use mainstream artists on… Continue reading

News update 24th June 2009: Website relaunch!

After weeks and possibly months of teasing, the new, high-function website has been released. To celebrate the new website we’re giving away albums. No, it’s not a competition, yes, it is a giveaway. The first two people to send an email to with the subject line ‘Website relaunch’ will… Continue reading