Sunday, January 01, 2006

Counterfeit Week 1

Well first week into Counterfeit on SYN and things went very smoothly indeed. I had an awesome time and it was great to be back in the studio, particularly with my musical soulmate, the lovely Elle. It was very refreshing to finally do a radio show with someone who shares the same taste and passion in music as I do. So get ready for another 7 weeks of this guys, we hope you all enjoyed it.

Apart from some really good quality tunes, me and Elle introduced what will become a weekly segment called 'mix tape'. We are encorporating our love of receiving and making mix tapes into the show by having a mix tape theme each week and playing a few songs under that theme which would be included if such a tape was made. This week was approriately themed the Christmas mix. You would be surprised how many indie bands get into the Christmas spirit. We played Sufjan Stevens 'Come On! Let's Boogey to the Elf Dance', Death Cab For Cutie's 'Christmas (baby please come home) and The Raveonettes 'Christmas Song'. Here's some links to Christmas mix tapes on various blogs and if you guys have any suggestions for future mix tape themes and song please don't hesitate to post!!

Tune in this Monday to hear our interview with Scottish band Sons and Daughters. Me and Elle spoke to Ailidh Lennon, the bass player for the band. We chatted about Meredith, the roots of the band and the recording of the latest record The Repulsion Box. The show will also be themed the best of 2005, month by month, so tune in and sms us your best of's.

Playlist Monday 26th December 2005:

The Strokes - Vision of Division
The Rakes - Terror (Extended mix)
Clap your Hands say Yeah - The SKin of my Yellow Country Teeth
The Libertines - Good Old Days
Wolf Parade - Shine a Light
Suede - Drowners
Cut Copy - Zap Zap
The Presets - Are you the one?
The Faint - Psycho Killer (live)
Depeche Mode - Here is the House
Sons and Daughters - Dance me In
Black Box Recorder - Kidnapping an Heiress
Les Savy Fav - Yawn, Yawn, Yawn
Sufjan Stevens - Come on! Let's Boogey to the Elf Dance
Death Cab For Cutie - Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
The Raveonettes - The Christmas Song
Phoenix - If I Ever Feel better
Datarock - Fa-Fa-Fa
Bloc Party - Helicopter Allen Breakneck mix)
Annie - Chewing Gum
The Rapture - House of Jealous Lovers
Expatriote - The Spaces Between
The Smiths - Handsome Devil


At 9:17 AM, Blogger El said...

Excellent round up, Amanda! The first show was such great fun - I especially liked your nu electro music I'm not so much familiar with. I'm so out of it :P

Looking forward to radio goodness tonight!

At 11:07 AM, Blogger Adam said...



But otherwise, excellent.



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