This Reality Podcast: No 135

Episode 135: 51 minutes running time

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The musical goodness that you can listen to in this week’s show includes:

  1. Foxy Shazam, Wanna-Be Angel (http://www.myspace.com/foxyshazam)
  2. Sufjan Stevens, I Walked (http://www.myspace.com/sufjanstevensak)
  3. Black Hats, Tunnels (http://www.myspace.com/blackhatshome)
  4. Hot Vamp Club, White Sheets (http://www.myspace.com/hotvampclub)

Foxy Shazam’s tour dates in the UK are:

1st Nov Manchester Night & Day Café http://www.nightnday.org
2nd Nov Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach http://www.clwb.net
3rd Nov Leeds The Cockpit http://www.thecockpit.co.uk
4th Nov Birmingham HMV Institute http://www.hmvinstitute.com
5th Nov Bristol Metropolis/Louisiana http://www.thelouisiana.net
6th Nov Sheffield The Leadmill http://leadmill.co.uk
7th Nov Glasgow Wah Wah Hut http://kingtuts.co.uk
8th Nov London The Borderline http://venues.meanfiddler.com/borderline

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Some of the talkie bits we cover in this week’s show includes:

  • An announcement that the 2011 Cornbury Festival will run to three days Friday July 1st, Saturday July 2nd and Sunday July 3rd. And will also be moving to a new venue to help with the expansion
  • Audio and an interview with Oxfordshire’s taught spiky punk-band: Black Hats
  • A very brief film review: A Matter Of Life And Death
  • Soph’s left the library crazies behind, yay!
  • Other things…A new book is published every 15 seconds

How did it happen?
On Friday evening we sat in Studio B in rural Oxfordshire and listened to four excellent musical tracks that were so good, that we had to share them with you.

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Podcast admin:
All tracks are featured and played with the generous permission of the artists and/or their management.

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