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Wide Open Road 2014 Show 9 - Forever Young

Wide Open Road 2014 Show 9 – Forever Young

It is that time of the year again, Wide Open Road is coming to the hemispheric summer/winter nexus. beautiful, year ending summer back home, freezing, middle of the year here in London. So, what better way to start the show than with probably one of the first examples of You Am I on vinyl. This...
Wide Open Road 2014 Show 8 - Surfin' Prostitute Beat

Wide Open Road 2014 Show 8 – Surfin’ Prostitute Beat

It is that time again peeps. I did go into America and raid the dusty crates of stores in Portland, OR, Boston, MA, NYC, NY and of course Washington DC. I found some absolute gems (the final Skyhooks record without Shirl or Red anyone?) but let’s start hardcore. Scum – The Meanies Jack of Grubs...
Wide Open Road 2014 Show 7 - Hey Daddy Long legs

Wide Open Road 2014 Show 7 – Hey Daddy Long legs

Welcome to another edition of Wide Open Road. It is summer over here in London which means, well it means the exact same weather that you are getting back home, and perhaps worse! So as the clouds close in, the drizzle beds down for the night and the finger waves over the boiler, music be...
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...