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Saturday March 18th, 2023 with Heavy Ben & Napalm Dan
The Quietus Inspirus

Napalm Dan at the controls with music discovered via The Quietus The Quietus is a British online music and pop culture magazine founded by John Doran and Luke Turner. The site is an editorially independent publication led by Doran with a group of freelance journalists and critics. The Quietus primarily features writings on music and film, as well as interviews with a wide range of notable artists and musicians. The magazine also occasionally includes pieces on literature, graphic novels, architecture, and TV series. The website is edited by John Doran, who claims that it caters for "the intelligent music fan between the age of 21 and, well, 73". Its staff list includes former writers for publications such as Melody Maker, Select, NME and Q, including journalist David Stubbs, BBC Radio 1 DJ Steve Lamacq, Professor Simon Frith and Simon Price among others. Among its best known columns is its "Baker's Dozen," in which artists select 13 personal favourite albums. Content from the site's interviews have been used by other national and international media outlets. The site's news has been cited by publications from Russia to Brazil and Indonesia. The Quietus also organises independent music gigs in tandem with entertainment venues. In 2008, The Quietus won Student Publication Choice at the Record of the Day Awards. In 2009, the site won Best Digital Publication at the same awards ceremony, where Doran won Live Review Writer of the Year. The same year, it was chosen as one of The 25 Best Music Websites by The Independent. Summary from
Hour one
The Fish Needs a Bike
Snapped Ankles - (digital single) - Self-Released - 2022
Worst Comes to Worst
Marie Davidson & L'Œil Nu - Renegade Breakdown - Ninja Tune - 2020 Canadian
Love Scenes
Hard Feelings - Hard Feelings - Domino - 2021
The Doll
audiobooks - Astro Tough - Heavenly - 2021
The Comet Is Coming - Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam - Impulse! - 2022
Winds Approaching
Hedvig Mollestad - Tempest Revisited - Rune Grammofon - 2021
Alameda 5 - Eurodrome - Instant Classic - 2019
Subtle Bodies
Carmen Villain - Only Love From Now On - Smalltown Supersound - 2022
Oren Ambarchi - Shebang - Drag City - 2022
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - EARS - Western Vinyl - 2016
Jane Weaver - Flock - Fire Records - 2021
Richard Dawson and Circle - Henki - Weird World - 2021
Hype Sleep
Carla Dal Forno - Look Up Sharp - Kallista Records - 2019
Hour two
Carmel Smickersgill - We Get What We Get & We Don't Get Upset - PRAH - 2022
Sweet Greens & Blues
Shirley Collins - Heart's Ease - Domino - 2020
Kinks of the Heart
Arabrot - Norwegian Gothic - Pelagic Records - 2021
Skies are Red
Gnod - Hexen Valley - Rocket Recordings - 2022
A Kele Nkoo Oking
Nze Nze - Adzi Akal - Teenage Menopause Records - 2022
Succumb - XXI - Flenser Records - 2021
Vawett dei S​ö​h
Brånd - Wo draht da Weg? - Födweg - 2022
Gwenno - Le Kov - Heavenly - 2018
The Bug - Fire - Ninja Tune - 2021
Slow Heat
Kill Alters - Armed To The Teeth L.M.O.M.M. - Hausu Mountain - 2022
Coke Jaw
Infinity Knives & Brian Ennals - King Cobra - Phantom Limb - 2022
The End of Their World is Coming!
Dead Meat - The End of Their World is Coming! - Self-Released - 2022
Xenony - Polish Space Program - Instant Classic - 2018
These are the Elements
The Sound of Science - The Sound of Science - Castles in Space - 2022
In Our House
Kìzis - Tidib​à​bide / Turn - Tin Angel Records - 2021 Canadian
Working Men's Club - Fear Fear - Heavenly - 2022
Aisha Qandisha
Taqbir - Taqbir - Self-Released - 2021
Otoboke Beaver - Super Champon - Damnably - 2022
Big Wilma
Warmduscher - Whale City - Leaf - 2018
Rat Snake (excerpt)
Shit & Shine - Malibu Liquor Store - Rocket Recordings - 2020
Interactive CKCU
Dunno whether i can tune in live much for this misadventure. But ... Napalm Dan. Smells like VICTORY, mixed with some Gump. Look forwards to OnDement.

8:01 PM, March 18th, 2023
Dave JC.
Absolutely love Fish Needs a Bike

8:07 PM, March 18th, 2023
Heavy Ben
Thanks Dan for making it easy for me tonight! Great tunes

8:30 PM, March 18th, 2023
Nice selection. Needs more crap rock ;)

8:35 PM, March 18th, 2023
Napalm Dan
Thanks for dropping in PeterB. I love the smell of Napalm Death in the morning.

8:36 PM, March 18th, 2023
Napalm Dan
Agreed Dave! I was not aware of Blurt until Snapped Ankles covered them, but love the tune!

8:37 PM, March 18th, 2023
Napalm Dan
Thanks for having me on the show Heavy Ben! A pleasure to share some recent discoveries.

8:38 PM, March 18th, 2023
Napalm Dan
Don’t worry Wattstrong, stay tuned for some blackened post punk and grimey dancehall.

8:39 PM, March 18th, 2023
hillbilly ✊
I am not an "Intelligent Music Fan". ( Quietus" ). I'm OK with it because I have The Mighty to fill that gap - in every genre. I play a lot of instruments & Listen - a lot! (I'm not a big fan of Music Interviews....short is OK....I understand lots like em). Thanks for your Knowledge!

8:43 PM, March 18th, 2023
Napalm Dan
Thanks for tuning in hillbilly! Tonight is lots of tunes and not too much talking, so hope you enjoy!

8:51 PM, March 18th, 2023
Galt group
“Dan puts the heavy in heavy friends”

9:17 PM, March 18th, 2023
Napalm Dan
Stay Heavy Galt Group.

9:22 PM, March 18th, 2023
Mike O.
Amazing set Dan! Thank you.

9:30 PM, March 18th, 2023
Dan ….re headphones until 2am ……On The Wire with Steve Barker and On U Sound Sunday Roast with David Asher …. Mixcloud ……btw Heavy traxxx

9:32 PM, March 18th, 2023
Napalm Dan
Happy you’re enjoying it Mike!

9:34 PM, March 18th, 2023
Napalm Dan
Thanks for the reccs Eddy!

9:39 PM, March 18th, 2023
Richard Dawson and Circle? Yes please!

9:47 PM, March 18th, 2023
Napalm Dan
Right Jeff!?

9:54 PM, March 18th, 2023
Chris I.
Thanks for the tunes ND and HB.

9:58 PM, March 18th, 2023
Napalm Dan
Pleasure, CI.

10:00 PM, March 18th, 2023
Saw Blurt when they supported New Order in Toronto in 1980 - I guess I'm getting old.

10:30 AM, March 20th, 2023
Napalm Dan
That rules Wally! What a time to see New Order as well.

6:03 PM, March 22nd, 2023