This Reality Podcast: No 119

Episode 119: 42 minutes running time

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

  1. Airport Girl, The Foolishness That We Create Through Love Is The Closest We Come To Greatness (http://www.myspace.com/shamboliclofiindiepop)
  2. Beck Lanehart, Hearts That Sink (http://rebeccalanehart.bandcamp.com)
  3. Bear In The Air, Unnatural (http://www.myspace.com/bitabearintheair)
  4. The Witches, Sleep Like The Witch That You Are (http://www.myspace.com/witchesband)

Some of the talkie bits we cover includes:

  • Film review: GI Joe on DVD
  • Music news: The Manor, the Oxfordshire country house recording studio that gave the world Tubular Bells, is up for sale
  • Virtuoso bass guitarist Steve Lawson has a new album out. Details of ‘Live So Far’ are available at his website
  • Bren and Tom went eventing last weekend, and as a result…
  • Soph hid gig tickets! *gasp*
  • Is it too early to play a Christmas record – Bren’s found a great rap Christmas tune!
  • Hot Vamp Club would love you to go here and fill in the survey
  • We ask a very valid question about Sarah Ferguson and her services to business
  • Ian’s parcel that took 24 hours to get to the US but another 24 hours to get delivered

How did it happen?
On Friday evening we sat in Studio B in rural Oxfordshire and we listened to four excellent musical tracks that were so good, that we had to share them with you. Then we had a range of conversations about topics so diverse they defy a simple description.

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

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The show is recorded live in one take like a radio show. There is absolutely 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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Podcast admin:
All tracks are featured and played with the generous permission of the artists and/or their management.

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