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The Arts Desk Radio Show 3

The Arts Desk Radio Show 3

Joe Muggs and Peter Culshaw discuss music ancient and modern

Neneh Cherry: returning to jazz-punk?

After a double set of live studio guests in our last show, it's just Joe and Peter this time, and thus a lot more music and discussion. Our intrepid explorers ponder whether there's anything new under the sun, looking at new-sounding folk and old-sounding electronica, angry British hip hop, Swedish jazz-punk, Mexican boutique hotels, murder blues and Crowley-referencing ambient music. 

There's an exclusive live recording of an acid folk band covering an acid house classic, a broad selection of sound due to come out in the next month or two, and a donkey joke from Peter that's not to be missed. Thanks once again to Red Bull Studios and Brendon Harding for recording and editing the show.

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[intro] Jagwa Music – "Dunia Watu" (Crammed Discs)

Mark Fry – "The Witch" (Sunbeam)

Sam Lee – "On Yonder Hill" (West Collective)

dyLAB – "Footwork Jam #2" (

Hauschka – "Ping" (Vainquer Remix) (FatCat)

The Imagined Village – "New York Trader" (ECC)

Balearic Folk Orchestra – "Where Love Lives" (no label)

Laura Marling – "Salinas" (Virgin)

Konx-Om-Pax – "Let's Go Swimming" (Planet Mu)

Lorn – "Everything is Violence" (Ninja Tune)

Sleepin' Giants – "Mucky" (Tru Thoughts)

Pat Hare – "I'm Gonna Murder my Baby" (Fantastic Voyage)

Neneh Cherry & The Thing – "Too Tough to Die" (Smalltown Supersound)

Chuck Brown – "Bustin' Loose" (Raw Venture)

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