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Show 10

Show 10 : In this radio sibling to the World Of Music supplement, published by The Independent in association with STA Travel, Marcus ODair catches up with Radio 1s Gilles Peterson and Antony Hegarty of Antony And The Johnsons. Plus music from South Africa, Japan, Jamaica and Africa, as well as New York. Listen Now

Show 9

Show 9 : In which we speak to New York gypsy punks Gogol Bordello, Parisian dance duo Justice, and Norwegian producer Erik Honore, founder of the cutting-edge Punkt festival which comes to the UK this month as part of the London Jazz Festival. Marcus is also joined by The Go Team for a look through the months new releases, and theres new music from acts including Mumford & Sons and Buraka Som Sistema. Listen Now

Show 8

Show 8 : On this months show, Marcus heads to Lincolnshire to speak to Robert Wyatt, prior to the complte re-issue series, and to the East London studio of toytronica duo Psapp, for a look through this months album releases. Plus an interview with Nigel Williamson, author of The Rough Guide To The Best Music Youve Never Heard, and new music across the board, from the gutter rock of the Guillotines to the smooth soul of Anthoney Wright. Listen Now

Show 7

Show 7 : Armed with nothing but a microphone, Marcus catches up with popstar / acid freak / archaeologist Julian Cope, at the largest man-made earthen mound in Europe; Saharan blues act Tinariwen, over chicken and rice in a Lebanese restaurant; and hip hop MC Sway, at two in the morning in his managers 4x4. Simon Price from The Independent On Sunday joins us to review albums from the likes of Roots Manuva, Calexico and current Albarn-Hewlett guise, Monkey, and we play new music from across the board, from the post-jazz of Get The Blessing to Brooklyn hipsters High Places. Listen Now

Show 6

Show 6 : Joining Marcus for a rare and exclusive interview is the legendary Chris Blackwell, one of the founders of Island Records, a pioneer and inspiration for many independent labels worldwide, as well as interviews with Roots Manuva, The Charlatans, Maximo Park, Editors, A Human, and Kitty, Daisy & Lewis. We indulge in tracks from Holy Fuck, Wild Beasts and Sea Wolf, as well as delving into a plethora of tracks featuring on the double album Independents Day 08 - a souvenir and celebration of this momentous occasion. Listen Now

Martha Wainwright

Show 5 : Interviews with Tricky and Joan As Policewoman. Our album reviews come all the way from South Africa with gust reviewers Micachu and Tawiah. Gig listings and a stach of new music right across the board from dubstep to country rock featuring White Denim, Liquid Liquid, Fleet Foxes, TRG, Restlesslist and more Listen Now

Martha Wainwright

Show 4 : Interviews with Martha Wainwright, Scroobious Pip and Cherry Red Records founder Ian McNay. We are joined live in the studio by soul singer Alice Russell performing Lights Went Out. Plus music from Dan Le Sac, Born Ruffians, The National, Sun Ra, Vetiver and more... Listen Now


Show 3 : Our resident DJ, Marcus ODair, interviews Jamie Lidell and Jose Gonzalez. He speaks to Vince Power, founder of Mean Fiddler about his new Back to Basics Festival - A Day At The Hot Farm. Joining Marcus in the studio is singer/song writer Chris T-T, who is going to be slogging his way through a current crop of album releases, alongside The Independents Pierre Perrone. Plus music from Bjork, Madam aka Sukie Smith, Clinic, Frightened Rabbit, The Last Shadow Puppets, Thomas Leer, Crystal Castles, Outhouse and a live performance from Chris T-T. Listen Now

Neon Neon

Show 2 : Welcome back to Independent Radio. In this show, we will be speaking to Super Furry Animals singer Gruff Rhys about his new project Neon Neon. We play an exclusive live track from Mercury nominated folk singer, Kathryn Williams, who will be joining us as guest reviewer, alongside The Independents Pierre Perrone, for a look through current album releases - including a new offering from twisted techno titans Autechre, and back from the undead, resurrected goth act, Bauhaus. Plus music from The Kills, Lykke Li, Los Campesinos!, Speck Mountain, Autechre, Gary Lucas vs The Dark Poets, R. Stevie Moore, Cadence Weapon, Peter and The Pirates, Lau and Operator Please. Listen Now

Au Revoire Simone

Show 1 : Welcome to the first ever edition of Independent Radio, newborn radio sibling to The Independents monthly music magazine. James McNair gives us his tips for the hottest acts of 2008. We talk to two enormously acclaimed bands, avant-rock super-group Battles and all-female keyboard trio Au Revoir Simone. Finally Andy Gill, The Independents chief rock critic, will be joined by Ninja Tune artist Fink to slog their way through the best current albums. Plus music from ChemistS, The Duke Spirit, School of Language, Nada Surf, Willy de Ville, Battles, Rachel Unthank & The Winterset, Glasvegas, The Poems and Zoey von Goey. Listen Now

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