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October rolls in. And it's been hectic month on the listening front. New songs from Suggested Friends, Maybe Don't, The Leaf Library, Clara Joy and Gross Net (featuring Philip Quinn, ex Girls Names) amongst many others.
Elsewhere The Darling Buds cover Kirsty McColl and in 'Shop Corner' (where I play tracks from records that have come in to my second hand record shop) - there are a couple of crackers from Hawkwind and My Bloody Valentine.

Now Playing:
Benjamin Shaw - A Brand New Day Buy this track
Benjamin ShawPowered by Audioscrobbler™Benjamin Shaw's debut album, 'There's Always Hope, There's Always Cabernet' is out now . You can buy it from the lovely Audio Antihero

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Now, as you may know, Blackpool is a town built on disappointment and despair. Growing up on these windy shores, Benjamin Shaw had an awful lot of time on his hands.

After a period of particular awfulness and a short descent into madness, Benjamin Shaw awoke sober one lunchtime, to find himself happily married and living in Melbourne, Australia. So with steps full of spring and a newly gained ‘can-do’ spirit, the happy couple seized the day and followed their hearts up the river of golden dreams, all the way to a tiny, grey, one-bedroom flat in North London.

Lurching from one disastrous Customer Service job to the next, and each day turning to nought but filth, there was one of two paths Shaw could take to escape – either write the next great British novel, boldly staking claim to all that is good and pure in the land; or buy a pushbike and pedal himself into oncoming traffic. Luckily, Shaw had neither talent nor bicycle clips, and instead sat in bars and wrote songs.

With passions for Sparklehorse, Neutral Milk Hotel, Young and Waits; and combining abstract storytelling with fiery musical cluster bombs, Benjamin Shaw has given us a beautifully bitter debut that boasts both fragile innocence and homicidal fantasy - an unforgettable and purifying experience.
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Before that we played:
Junk Whale - Chestburster Buy this track
Suggested Friends - For Jokes Buy this track
Maybe Don't - MK2K3 Buy this track
The NWRA House Band and Operatic Society - Tony's A Winner, Scene 4: 9:42 (Airport Baggage Handler) Buy this track
The Leaf Library - Hissing Waves Buy this track
Argh Kid - Riot Buy this track
Cult Of Luna - Nightwalkers Buy this track