Edinburgh Man #183

October 30th, 2014

Halloween is here, so that means processed cakes are now available only in orange – such as this mildly disgusting “fiendish fancy”. Luckily some vanilla rooibos tea with almond milk will wash the taste away… is there anything more middle class than that?

Anyway, in celebration of halloween the show starts with “Swamp Thing” by Schwervon! from their brilliant 2003 album Poseur. They played a great gig on Monday night at the Wee Red Bar along with the Wave Pictures. Also featured is a track from the new album by The Son(s) which is out this week on vinyl on Olive Grove Records. Lots more, plus rambling chat and vibrating phones.

1. Schwervon! – “Swamp Thing” (Played courtesy of Schwervon!, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
2. Year Of Birds – “I Am Captive” (Played courtesy of Year Of Birds)
3. Jonnie Common – “crumbs” (Played courtesy of Song, by Toad Records)
4. Jeanette Street – “A Blues” (Played courtesy of Jeanette Street, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
5. The Son(s) – “…And A Lick On The Ear” (Played courtesy of Olive Grove Records)
6. Wolf Girl – “Good For Nothing” (Played courtesy of Soft Power Records)
7. joyride! – “jump start” (Played courtesy of joyride!)
8. Townhouse Woods – “Release You” (Played courtesy of Townhouse Woods, Released under a Creative Commons licence)

Direct Download: Edinburgh Man #183

Edinburgh Man #182

October 23rd, 2014

Look at that view! That’s the view from my new office window. Pretty nice… I mean, aside from the tops of the buildings. You can see Calton Hill and everything.

I am, however, pretty wiped tonight. Mainly because the last few days have involved carrying lots of boxes and computer equipment upstairs from our old ground floor office to the new one somewhere up in the roof. Anyway, the view is nice.

Listeners to last week’s podcast will be pleased to hear that Edinburgh Man Junior has made a full recovery from his recent illness, however Edinburgh Man Senior is really missing those 1-2 hour naps that came with being unwell.

Right, let’s get down to it. It’s a bit of a power-pop-punk-pop-indie-rock fueled podcast tonight. Excellent.

1. Away Game – “Call Me Up (Just to Bring Me Down)” (Played courtesy of Away Game)
2. The Planes – “Catch You” (Played courtesy of The Planes)
3. Schwervon! – “Flaming Dragonfly” (Played courtesy of Schwervon)
4. Emerald Park – “Blue” (Played courtesy of 23 seconds, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
5. joyride! – “don’t forget the first one” (Played courtesy of joyride!)
6. Gleemer – “Coast Cruiser” (Played courtesy of Gold Flake Tapes)
7. Conveyor – “Wry Thing” (Played courtesy of Conveyor)
8. Kyle Kaos – “What a Winter” (Played courtesy of Kyle Kaos, Released under a Creative Commons licence)

Direct Download: Edinburgh Man #182

Edinburgh Man #181

October 16th, 2014

Regular listeners will remember that my MacBook recently died. Well in the last week my iPhone has started to head in a similar way. Damn you Apple. Despite my best coaxing it’s proving impossible to copy music onto it. So that’s my new music player right there. Retro listening. I can, however, fit about three time as much music on it, so it’s not all bad.

I’ve been dealing with a sick child today, so if I’m sounding a bit worn out physically and emotionally on this podcast, that’s why. Being a parent when kids are ill is no fun at all.

1. Braves – “Seapunk” (Played courtesy of Braves)
2. Gleemer – “Track And Field” (Played courtesy of Gold Flake Tapes)
3. The Cherry Wave – “Whitey” (Played courtesy of The Cherry Wave)
4. KEEL HER – “(I Hate It) When You Look at Me” (Played courtesy of KEEL HER, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
5. Trips and Falls – “Static is a Serious Issue!” (Played courtesy of Song by Toad Records)
6. The Son(s) – “Death, with Castanets” (Played courtesy of The Son(s) / Olive Grove Records)
7. Nallo – “Isla Vista” (Played courtesy of Nallo / Ecstattic Studio)

Direct Download: Edinburgh Man #181

Edinburgh Man #180

October 7th, 2014

Incredibility I went to a gig this week. Alec from Clap Your Hands Say Yeah played at Matthew from Song, by Toad’s house on Friday night. And it was a great gig. That’s the photo I accidentally took on the bus through town on the way back home. Soaking wet and fortified by Icelandic white beer. No, I don’t know either.

On today’s podcast most of the tracks seem to be a few years old, including THAT song by Beat Happening, a track from the second CYHSY album, and tracks from I Believe in Sunshine and The Also-Bands. Those last two being bands I know (or knew) nothing about.

There’s also some rambling chat. And a promise that the podcast will return to a regularly scheduled live slot at 8pm on Thursday nights as of next week!

1. Beat Happening – “Indian Summer” (Played courtesy of K Records / Music Alley)
2. I Believe in Sunshine – “I’ve Had Enough” (Played courtesy of I Believe in Sunshine, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
3. The Also-Rans – “Variables and Constants (demo)” (Played courtesy of The Also-Rans, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
4. Earthy Babes – “Hurricane” (Played courtesy of Earthy Babes, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
5. Helen Robertson – “Steffi and Dennis” (Played courtesy of Helen Robertson, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
6. Council Tax Band – “Jobcentre” (Played courtesy of Council Tax Band, Released under a Creative Commons licence)
7. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – “Emily Jean Stock” (Played courtesy of Wichita Recordings / Music Alley)
8. Townhouse Woods – “Golden Hair” (Played courtesy of Townhouse Woods, Released under a Creative Commons licence)

Direct Download: Edinburgh Man #180