Episode 112: 48 minutes running time
Hello from Oxfordshire, Englandshire, UKshire, and welcome to This Reality Podcast, an independently-produced, advertising-free, feast of musical goodness that has been designed just for your ears!
This week we bring you top music (as usual) conversation (as usual) and a telephone conversation with Erk, an Australian music podcaster who lives in Sydney.
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- Are you in Chicago and are you an ace drummer – or do you know an ace drummer in Chicago? Drop us a line, Into The Light Carol Anne could be your next starring role!
- A film review: The Ghost, a film by Roman Polanski
- A look at ‘Impulse and Initiative’, a book by Abigail Reynolds (which is a bit rude and, despite being about Mr Darcy and Miss Bennet, is most definitely *not* the kind of book you’d want your mother to read!
- An email from Janos who asked a little more about the Bristol music scene, so we give a more detailed explanation
- Thoughts of a Spanish/Latin-flavoured show in the future?
- According to the PRS, who would you think was the hardest-working ‘live’ band in the UK in 2009? Give up? The answer is: Status Quo! The PRS tell us that Status Quo performed to more than 250,000 fans in a range of venues that includes 27 arenas. Amazing.
- A quick talk about a trip down to South Oxfordshire to Goring-on-Thames, a beautiful ‘olde worlde’ town that nestles on the river
- And we talked about not going to a gig.
You want more? Really?
How about the musical goodness that this week includes:
- Empire Safari, Rush (http://www.myspace.com/empiresafari)
- Ivan Campo, Diceman (http://www.myspace.com/ivancampo)
- Rural Roots, Different World (http://www.myspace.com/ruralroots)
- Hype Theory, We Will Be Singing (http://www.myspace.com/thehypetheory)
About this production:
This show was recorded *live* in Studio B in rural Oxfordshire in one take with no after-show editing or post-production mucking about. While we were sitting in the studio recording the show we were also Twittering live. Why don’t you come on over and follow the podcast on This Reality Podcast twitter feed.
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