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Wide Open Road 2014 Show 5 - Surfing on a wave of love

Wide Open Road 2014 Show 5 – Surfing on a wave of love

Thank you America (Live) – The Celibate Rifles Disco Inferno – Lovelock Mace – Kiss my Poodles Donkey   Welcome back to another Wide Open Road.  We kick this months show off with the kicking live version of the Celibate Rifles polemic about America, medlied with a whole heap of cool surf tracks.  This version...
Wide Open Road 2014 Show 4: Yeah, that's what your girlfriend said...

Wide Open Road 2014 Show 4: Yeah, that’s what your girlfriend said…

Welcome to the fourth show of the year. Apologies for the delay, it is not for lack of music, more for the fact that I have been busy out there buying the damned stuff! You just like cos I’m good in bed – Skyhooks Hammer the Hammer – The Go-Betweens Get ready for Love –...
Wide Open Road 2014 Show 3 - We didn't even...kiss

Wide Open Road 2014 Show 3 – We didn’t even…kiss

  Would you believe that it’s Show 3 already? More stuff dragged out of the archives, more chances to remember that our musical heritage is something we need to treasure, consume, be inspired by and let it create the next generations of bands.   Bye Wintertime – The Girls from the Clouds The Sweetest Thing...
Wide Open Road 2014 Show 2 - We had love

Wide Open Road 2014 Show 2 – We had love

It’s February, it’s show 2 already. And we have unearthed a whole range of great stuff for you, from all over country. From Perth to Adelaide, Melbourne to Sydney with a bit of Brisvegas in between. It is a tribute to the national scene made local. Let’s kick off with Adelaide… The Lizard Train –...
Wide Open Road 2014 Show 1 - Who listens to the radio?

Wide Open Road 2014 Show 1 – Who listens to the radio?

Wide Open Road 2014 Show 1 – Who listens to the radio? by Djringfinger on Mixcloud Records I picked up in the US (Dec/Jan 2014) You would think after all these years of travelling to the US that a) I would get over it and get a green card (I almost did, but that’s another...
Wide Open Road Show 8 - Waiting for my man

Wide Open Road Show 8 – Waiting for my man

Welcome to the last Wide Open Road for 2013! This month we celebrate vinyl (and lots of it), a new turntable to play it all on and a bunch of rare stuff for you to hear. We also mark the passing of Lou Reed. Let’s kick right into shall we? Soundcloud version Mixcloud version Wide...
Wide Open Road Show 7 - Redneck Wonderland

Wide Open Road Show 7 – Redneck Wonderland

After the long summer break, Wide Open Road is back, with a new site, a new attitude and the loudest set of tracks we ever committed to data. There are a few changes in store over the next few months including some new site content, more regular shows and the continued ability to download the...
Wide Open Road 2013 Show 6 - Dogs in Space

Wide Open Road 2013 Show 6 – Dogs in Space

Wide Open Road, coming at you in this glorious London sunshine (let me enjoy it whilst it lasts, please!).  We have for the first time both a Mixcloud stream and a Soundcloud link which can be downloaded as your very own podcast to listen in your car, jogging, making love or mowing the lawn.  Enjoy!...
Wide Open Road 2013 Show 5 - for all the boys in town

Wide Open Road 2013 Show 5 – for all the boys in town

Wide Open Road 2013 Show 5 – For all the boys in town by Djringfinger on Mixcloud Can you believe that it has been a whole month since we dropped the needle, spun the laser, would the cassette with a pencil and well, I don’t what you do with downloads on the last Wide Open...
Wide Open Road 2013 Show 4 - for so long, by so much

Wide Open Road 2013 Show 4 – for so long, by so much

Wide Open Road 2013 Show 4 – For so long, by so much by Djringfinger on Mixcloud I was spoiled by choice this week. Record Store Day 2013 brought us a reissue of the first Scientists record, an Apartments re-issue and a new Tame Impala EP. However, none of those made this show’s cut, the...
Wide Open Road 2013 Show 3 - it's the re-run that you force yourself to sit through

Wide Open Road 2013 Show 3 – it’s the re-run that you force yourself to sit through

Wide Open Road greets the continuing snow, sleet, bitter winds and rain of a joyous spring time in London with the respect it does not deserve. Yes, we smack it in the chops and blow the ice off with our next show for the year. What a hard act Xiola Blue is to follow. That’s...
Wide Open Road 2013 Show 2 - Made up in Xiola Blue

Wide Open Road 2013 Show 2 – Made up in Xiola Blue

Welcome to the first proper WOR for 2013 and this one comes guest programmed with love just for you by my dear friend Xiola Blue. We have known each other for too long to admit and most of that time we have shared a love of Australian music spread wide through genres and eras, bands...