Andy's 2-hour August show includes new music from Frida Sundemo, The Metatrons, Poliça, The Horrors, Childhood, The Vacant Lots, Lust for Youth, Jungle and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. There are two blasts from the past, with Orbital and Lesley Gore appearing as Andy's Old Chestnuts, and Dad and Scott pop in to choose a track each.
August's programme opens with Iggy Pop eulogising the genius of punk rock, as we celebrate the re-issue and fifteenth anniversary of Come On Die Young by the mighty Mogwai. In the new release pile, we've tunes from Jahtarian Dubbers Pupajim and Jah Screechy, another track lifted from the gamelan inspired album by Yoshimi's OOIOO, and even something new from Manchester group The Fall.
Also in this month's programme there's some mid-70's Luo Benga from the Kaware Boys Band, a new track from Congolese collective the Kasai Allstars, more tropical rhythms from Columbia's Meridian Brothers, Thailand's The Petch Phin Thong Band and dancehall from Green Tea & Chassy. …