This Reality Podcast: No 191

Episode 191, 40 minutes running time

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The musical goodness featured in this week’s show includes:

  1. The Magic Lantern, Somebody Told Me
  2. Red Light Company, With Lights Out
  3. Zola Jesus, Night
  4. The Good China, No More Maps and No More Roads
  5. Grimes, Oblivion
  6. Deer Chicago, Quite Like A Tide

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

  • How and why brilliant music gets chosen for the show
  • A brief run-down of just some of the gigs that I’ve been to in the last three weeks
  • An apology for the show from Rome not happening
  • Why do people go to a gig and behave like complete and utter cunts (at the Kowalski/Cashier Number 9 gig at the Jericho Tavern)? Cunts, I tells ya, utter cunts!
  • Maybe a visit from a couple of US-based listeners to the show?
  • Thirty-one bundles of prizes will be going out to listeners this week
  • If you design websites, maybe you should get hold of Zola Jesus and show her how it should be done?
  • An update on the Black Hats video shoot this morning
  • An update on the interview last week with The Rock of Travolta
  • And, of course, six storming tracks!
  • (and remember, you can join us live on-air too! Skype us at ‘thisrealitypodcast’)

How did it happen?

Six tracks of top quality musicianship, no commercials and your ears. What could be better than this?

This Reality Podcast is an independently-produced, advertising-free feast of musical goodness and a banquet of all-round entertainment, and all you have to do to enjoy it is to download the show! And it’s free!

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