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Made in The UK Show 169

Made In The UK Show - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 20:14

Hosted this time by everyone. This is a Best of 2014 Special, introduced by Ro of DarkCompass

Ro’s First Submission:

Cellarscape: The Same Place (feat. Anneke Van Giersbergen), London

Colins Submissions:

Empathy Test: Losing Touch, London Fall Walk Run: Runaway, Wolverhampton

Stuarts Submissions:

The Len Price 3: Swing Like A Monkey, Medway Toy: Conductor (Mikey [...]

Shadow of the Flag: Do the Math (Repost)

Insomnia Radio Daily Dose - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 13:00

Shadow of the FlagFormed in early 2013 by drummer Jeff Lees and guitarist Angelo Morreale, Shadow Of The Flag set out to make music that would stand the test of time. Both come from the Pittsburgh, PA area. They started writing music online using a Mac, Logic Pro and the wonderful visuals of Skype! Upon the completion of their third song they set out on their global search for a singer to front their project.

After wading through several submissions from fine singers from all over the world the choice was clear, Gordon McCready from Toronto, Canada was the new front man for Shadow Of The Flag. Recently the band added guitarist Don Sigmund to the lineup to add a much fuller sound to their live performances.

They’ve added a few extra tracks to their Soundcloud page, and the new songs are just as good, with a signature full guitar sound and gravitational dark pull that will leave the listener enraptured and undoubtably digging for more.


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AMPed Show #473

AMPed Weekly Show - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 05:00

Hosted this week by Graham Holland of It's A Frog's Life Acoustic Podcast

Show: Insomnia Radio: Canada
Song: Under Control (The Honeyrunners)

Show: Is This Thing On Podcast
Song: Never Did Me Harm (Tom Robinson Edit) (Nick Tann)

Show: Liverpool Acoustic Spotlight
Song: There's A Ghost In Our House (Merry Hell)

Show: It's A Frog's Life Acoustic Podcast
Song: The Milkman (The Crooked Fiddle Band)

Show: Idiosyncratic Transmissions
Song: From The Fire (North Sea)

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Idiosyncratic Transmissions Podcast – Episode 165

Idiosyncratic Transmissions - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 04:19

Music provided by, Bad Panda Records, Rock Proper, and Pepper Mill Records.  Theme song provided by Dan at

Idiosyncratic Transmissions is a member of the Association of Music Podcasting.

Power und Beauty – Beggars and Felons
Rachels Ries – Chicago
Twos – Going Home
Brad Swiniarski – Drinking Genny Cream
The Armory – Control
Fractal Control – Awakened and Aware

Sympathetic Frequencies: Wasteland

Insomnia Radio Daily Dose - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 22:00

Sympathetic FrequenciesSympathetic Frequencies are a Los Angeles based indie rock band who released their new single and video Wasteland in December. It is the first tune from their next EP which will be coming out in the first half of 2015.

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IR: UK #121 – New Music for the New Year

Insomnia Radio:UK - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 12:00

Episode number 121 of Insomnia Radio: UK

Stuart at the controls again. Eight tracks from UK Artists

Recording Date: Monday 05 January 2015

TRT: 33:42

Rating: Work Safe

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Roadhouse 514

The Roadhouse Podcast - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 21:02
The 514th Roadhouse closes out the review of new releases in 2014 with Walter Trout, Trudy Lynn, Mississippi Heat, Missy Andersen, and The Duke Robillard Band. Surely, some of the names in this edition were unfamiliar to you until the year just past. It's definitely another hour of the finest blues you might have heard in 2014 - the 514th Roadhouse.

The Hard Aches: Die Young, Die Happy

Insomnia Radio Daily Dose - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 13:00

RestlessFrom the Restless Years free indie artist celebration compilation comes Adelaide Australia band THE HARD ACHES. They’ve got a four song EP out, Organs & Airports, with the first track ‘Die Young, Die Happy‘ appearing on this thirty-two track smorgasbord of unreleased and exclusive tracks out of Australia.

The release includes a PDF zine supplement, which notes the three band members as Bri Mahoney, Ben David, and Alex Upton. Their sound is quickly described here as “sing along punk songs about feelings and running away,” although make sure to check the compilation link below for MUCH more.


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the bugcast 342 – Happy New Beer

The Bugcast - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 02:00

thebugcast342This week on The Bugcast: we recap our Christmas break, share our top gifts and resolutions, and play our usual mix of 8 great tracks of independent and Creative Commons music!

Songs played

Intro: Chris Juergensen – Bug Lips
Outro: Mark Marshall – Man Walking


Christmas and New Year break

Top Christmas Presents

  • Caroline: Writers Toolkit + A2 easel
  • Dave: Pebble

Top New Years Resolutions

  • Caroline: 1) Lose weight, 2) finish some of my writing projects, 3) draw more
  • Dave: 1) Give back to the communities I’m a part of, 2) put more effort into The Bugcast

Time to think about episode 350, let us know what your favourite tracks are from episode 303 to now! Suggest or contact us.

Please leave us feedback on the music or any of the topics that we’ve discussed

Podcasts mentioned

Association of Music Podcasting
Made In The UK Show

Next week

The next live show will be episode 343, which will be broadcast live in the chatroom on Friday 9 January 2015 at 21:30 UK time (GMT/UTC).

Special thanks go to

The artists for allowing us to play their music.
Everyone who joined us in the chat room for the live broadcast of this show.
Internet Archive for hosting the podcast files
Ubuntu UK Podcast for the use of their Icecast server
Euterpia Radio for the use of their Shoutcast server
World Wide Indie Radio for relaying the live stream on their own service
Love Leeds Radio for replaying the show on their station

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112: (45 Min - Interval) It's Mostly Alternative!

The JogTunes Indie Podcast - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 01:43
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Nick Deutsch The 112th episode is mostly alternative. BPM range: 120-180.

To experience and enjoy running and working out exactly to the beat of great indie music, please subscribe to the The JogTunes Indie Podcast or get the MP3. You can download it directly in iTunes. Or access it with 2 taps using the JogTunes app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch available on the App Store and on our Android app on Google Play.

Nick Deutsch

Nick Deutsch

The Repeat Offenders

The Repeat Offenders

Jet Force Gemini

Jet Force Gemini

Alternative reigns in this 45 minute interval run session. Nick Deutsch provides 3 tracks for the warm-up, the intervals, and the cool down. Eight other equally great artists round out the show.

The BPM range is 120 to 180.

The non-interval BPM range is from a brisk walk at 120 to a solid run at 169.

My thanks goes to all of the artists for their generous music contributions and to Dave Porter of Music Clout for his kind assistance in providing some of the talent for the show.

More thanks goes to Troy Warden for his great intro.

Check out the track details, purchase options, and more info on this episode's podcast page.

At, you'll find purchase links to all of the tunes from all of our podcast episodes as well as over 2500 BPM-rated workout tunes from label and indie artists.

And don't forget our JogTunes App in the iTunes App Store and Google Play. It's a really fast and easy way to work out to the JTIP and to get new free episodes. A couple of taps on the app and you're off and running. I love the convenience when I work out to the show. I think you will too.

I also posted a video podcast episode on YouTube for working out on a treadmill to great indie music. It's called "Sam Page Rocks." Check it out here.

Enjoy the show and may your next run be your best one.

Dr. Bob

Please note: You should consult with your doctor before starting any exercise program.  Neither JogTunes nor Dr. Bob will be liable for any complications, injuries, loss or other medical problems arising from or in connection with using this service. Also, please note that "BPM" refers to the tempo of a tune and the number of foot falls per minute, not your heart rate.

The Modern Sixties: Buy Me a Drink

Insomnia Radio Daily Dose - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 12:00

The Modern SixtiesThe second Dose of the New Year is the Debut single from Floridian fuzz punks The Modern Sixties. Check out their Facebook page for a few details, but they’re so recently formed that there isn’t a lot of information out there yet. Its a great track, we’re wondering if there is any more fuzz left after this. Hopefully yes, and we’ll be hearing more from them in 2015. Check out the heart-stopping break in the middle of this song too, it had me worried for a moment, but all ends well.

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Randolph’s Leap: Psychic

Insomnia Radio Daily Dose - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 13:00

Olive GroveHappy New Year from all of us here at IR! From the free Olive Grove Records sampler comes Randolph’s Leap, an 8-piece Glasgow-based folk-pop band. Today’s featured track and another of RL’s excellent songs, Counting Sheep, can both be downloaded along with about ten other tracks through the Scottish record label compilation link further below.

Other artists on the compilation include Woodenbox, The Son(s), Call To Mind, The Moth & The Mirror, Jo Mango, Pensioner and the State Broadcasters.


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Repost of #224 from 8/25/2009

No Idle Frets - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 16:47

JW Show 268: Out of 2014 with a Bang!

The Justin Wayne Show - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 14:01


We’re spending our last show of 2014 playing some of our favorites from the year, talking about our upcoming awards show, and you’ll hear us conversing with an awful lot of live listeners. What a great show, we hope you enjoy it.

And thanks to all of you for a great 2014! We couldn’t have done this without you and you’ve given us so much confidence to achieve our lofty goals for 2015. We look forward to taking this “our own radio station” journey with us. (If you want to see its infancy, check out right now!)


You’ll hear the very first radio play of The Oceans Above’s new single, “Forgive Me” off their upcoming EP Epilogue.

The Playlist Title Album Artist Headlights This New Day The Undivided MANHOLeS MANHOLeS (single) TOWNeS Forgive Me Epilogue EP The Oceans Above Moment Goes For Now, Not Forever The Young Wild Never Stop On Yellow Lights Never Stop on Yellow Lights (single) 12gafs Fifth Avenue Fifth Avenue – Single The Rose Affair Hush Hush (single) Hawk Break-66 Gates Nate John 40 Hours 40 Hours (single) The Totems Oxygen Thief Independence (A Lack Of) MassMatiks You’re So Complicated You’re So Complicated single Karl Golden Dust Spirals Sunshine, Dark Eyes Blacktop Harrison Swoon Roulette Emily Wolfe Everybody Knows Even the Sun Will Burn (PREVIEW) Iska Dhaaf Hey Luis Don’t Bite Me 2014 Tom Rosenthal Friends Again Sugarcoating (Deluxe Version) Martin Sexton Wake Up The One Takes, Volume 1 Laura Marie Man of Worth The One Takes, Volume 1 Pepper And Shepherd Brain Cells Many Splendored Things James Dean Kindle & The Eastern Oregon Playboys Across the Boroughs Monochrome Places Cloud Person This New Year This New Year Big Tree


See you in the new year!

~JW and CR

Is This Thing On Independent Music Podcast 249

Is This Thing On Podcast - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 13:58


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My round up of some of the best tracks of 2014 kicked of with January and David Garlitz – I Like The Way You Move, February and Jen Olive – Death of Me, March and  Glass the Tramp ft Nick the Barber – Fun, April and King Never – Mr No, May and Field Studies – Mother Tongue, June and Steve Lawrence – Sinking Ship, July was an exception with 2 tracks Electric Swing Circus – Big Phatty & The Cadbury Sisters – You Chose, August was Daniel Roure – Les Baleines Bleues, Septembers choice was White Ape – A Run For Gringo, October and Rayne – The Great Burden, November was Little Brother Eli -Awkward Position, December H.O.Z. – Aint Got No Woman and the added bonus of Nick Tann - Never Did Me Harm (album version)

Please do click on links and make comments have a cracking new year  and I will speak to you all again next year!


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Decoration: See You In The New Year

Insomnia Radio Daily Dose - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 12:00

DecorationA fitting end to 2014 and a welcome to 2015, we found this track by Manchester, UK band Decoration who were discovered and championed by John Peel, and are still recording more than ten years later. They released their fourth album in October. Check out their BandCamp link below for a wealth of material. Today’s Dose was featured on the Small Bear Records Christmas sampler in 2012, and was on an EP (Pine/I Just Froze/See You in the New Year) released in 2005.

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Best of 2014 Part 2

Edinburgh Man Podcasts - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 22:36

It’s the end of year podcast – the last one of 2014. As such I’m tucking into an array of left over Christmas food and drink, including a nice red ale and the remnants of a cheese selection. All the good cheeses have gone mind you, and I’m stuck with Wensleydale and Cranberry. There’s also a gingerbread house… although that’s been kicking around for a couple of weeks so I suspect it’s not a great idea to start on that.

Anyway, more importantly it’s the second half of the best tracks from 2014 as voted by the listeners of the show. Some fantastic selections in there, and the number one track is absolutely spot on if you ask me.

Best of 2014 Part 2 by Edinburgh Man on Mixcloud

24. Dressed Like Wolves – “Death Of Girls” (Played courtesy of Dressed Like Wolves)
23. Wozniak – “Paper Hat” (Played courtesy of Wozniak)
22. Radiator Hospital – “Fireworks” (Played courtesy of Radiator Hospital, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
21. ballboy – “JK Rowling changed my vote from No to Yes!” (Played courtesy of ballboy)
20. Meursault – “Dinosaur Act (Low)” (Played courtesy of Song by Toad)
19. Lady North – “Bum Jiggy” (Played courtesy of )
18. Stanley Odd – “Son I Voted Yes” (Played courtesy of Stanley Odd)
17. Wozniak – “El Maresme” (Played courtesy of Wozniak)
16. Virgin of the Birds – “Every Revelry” (Played courtesy of Song by Toad Records)
15. The Last Battle – “You & Me” (Played courtesy of The Last Battle)
14. Radiator Hospital – “Cut Your Bangs” (Played courtesy of Radiator Hospital, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
13. Sparrow & the Workshop – “One Brush” (Played courtesy of Song by Toad Records)
12. Wozniak – “Five Star (single mix)” (Played courtesy of Wozniak / Morningside Young Team)
11. Schwervon! – “Undertow” (Played courtesy of Schwervon!)
10. Meursault – “One Day This’ll All Be Fields (Organ Grinders Monkey Version)” (Played courtesy of Song by Toad)
9. Dressed Like Wolves – “There Is Always An Exception” (Played courtesy of Dressed Like Wolves)
8. Bastard Mountain – “Meadow Ghosts” (Played courtesy of Song by Toad Records)
7. The Last Battle – “None Of That” (Played courtesy of The Last Battle)
6. Jonnie Common – “Crumbs” (Played courtesy of
5. The Cherry Wave – “Whitey” (Played courtesy of The Cherry Wave)
4. Bastard Mountain – “Palisade” (Played courtesy of Song by Toad Records)
3. The Son(s) – “Death, with Castanets” (Played courtesy of Olive Grove Records)
2. Book Group – “Here is Too Near” (Played courtesy of Book Group)
1. Withered Hand – “California” (Played courtesy of Fortuna POP! )

Direct Download: Best of 2014 Part 2

Bride & Groom: Auld Lang Syne

Insomnia Radio Daily Dose - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 13:00

Bride & GroomAs another milestone New Year approaches for 2015, we thought it would be nice to feature the close-out Daily Dose feature from Montreal songwriting duo, Bride & Groom. They released a fun EP for the Holidays, ‘A Very Merry Bride & Groom Christmas‘ and this beautiful traditional track is the final one, although we have one last track on the Dose tomorrow that Stuart will be unveiling from the other side of the pond.

Enjoy, and have a safe and hopefully profound NY Eve!


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Lovegrenade: Ambiguous

Insomnia Radio Daily Dose - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 12:00

LovegrenadeLovegrenade are a three piece from Tel Aviv in Israel, who released their 3rd album Your night will come on limited edition vinyl and name your price download from BandCamp. Today’s Dose is the opening track on the album.

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AMPed Show #472

AMPed Weekly Show - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 05:00

Hosted this week by Rodrigo de Sá of Cowboy Cantor

Show: The Justin Wayne Show
Song: New Years Day (Big Tree)

Show: Insomnia Radio: UK
Song: Conductor (Mikey Young Remix) (Toy)

Show: The Vast Expanse
Song: Forever in your Debt (Slow Readers Club)

Show: Insomnia Radio
Song: Strugglin’ (I Am The Albatross)

Show: Insomnia Radio: Canada
Song: Gone (Blind Race)

Show: Idiosyncratic Transmissions
Song: Sunday (I, Us, & We)

Show: Cowboy Cantor
Song: Night Lights (Able Moving Hearts)

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