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Fizzer’s Show: Listen Again / Playlist

Now then, now then. Phil and Hannah had a great time taking over Fizzer’s Show on Monday. Thanks again to Fizzer, Brandon and Grace for the opportunity. You can listen again on Fizzer’s podcast page now, and we’ve compiled the playlist from the show below following requests from some of our more anal listeners. Enjoy!

Maker – Soaked Up

Unlucky Fried Kitten – This Is England

Bear vs Manero – Now Is Not The The Time For Impressions, Rory Bremner

Bombay Bicycle Club – Rinse Me Down

Pity Party – The Grudge

Stuart Turner and the Flat Earth Society – Shimmy

Nirvana – Love Buzz

Lupen Crook – Chasing Dragons (menace remix by Kids Unique)

Thee Cusswords – Marijuana Minutes

Groovy Uncle – Got Any Mantras

Dusty Springfield – Breakfast In Bed

Talking Heads – Psycho Killer

Survivors Of Suki – Sing

Rent Boys – Shoot Your Shot

The Weather Station – Everything I Saw

Tom Waits – Little Drop Of Poison

Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band – I’m Going To Bring A Watermelon To My Girl Tonight

The Claim – Mary Stavin

Balance Lost – Peanut Shells

Frau Pouch – Sexy Architecture

Rocketproof Glass – Girl

My Sick Mind – Show Me Blood

Patrick Watson – Wooden Arms

Didi Bergman – Happy Song #1

Pixies – Something Against You

The Dentists – Creature Out Of Control

The Cherubs – Hey Bunny

The Singing Loins – Where’s My Machine Gun?

Play Dead Proxy  – Get Manic

Pete Da Clinker – Miss Needy

Blur – Chinese Bombs

David Bowie – Lady Stardust

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ME3: Album Line-Up and Launch Details

It’s that time of year again. Medway Eyes is three years old in October, and what a long way we’ve come. Three years of art, music, photography, community and fun can only be a cause for celebration, so that’s exactly what we’re going to do. In grand tradition, we’ll be releasing a download album of Medway music at midnight on Friday 7th October. You’ll be able to pay what you like for the album, and every penny raised will go to Oxjam. The album will be available via http://www.medwayeyes.co.uk.

We’d like to thank the following lovely, fluffy bands and musicians for contributing to the album we have so imaginitavely entitled ME3: The Ambience, Arcelia, Archie Wah Wahs, Baron Von Marlon, Ben Jones, Billy Wears Dresses, The Blissful Mop, Bob Collins, Brigadier Ambrose, Crybaby Special and the Monsters, Damsel, Dave Read, Didi Bergman, Falling Lucid, Firstborn Heroes, The Flowing, Frau Pouch, The Galileo 7, Glenn Barnes, Groovy Uncle, Houdini, James Doyle, The Kids Unique, Los Salvadores, The Love Family, Lupen Crook, Maker, Mr Bridger, One Eleven Edmund, Porlie Eidolon, Reavsey, The Reg Varney Trio, Science Noodles, The Shagmonroes, Simon Bunyan, The Singing Loins, Stuart Turner and the Flat Earth Society, Survivors Of Suki, Tape Error, Theatre Royal, Thomas Turner and the Contents, Tyrannosaurus Alan, Unlucky Fried Kitten, UpcDownc, Wheels, Wolfgang Riot and Z-Stacks.

That’s 47 tracks. Not bad for a dead music scene, eh? We’ll be plugging it shamelessly when we take over Fizzer’s show on Radio Sunlight between 8pm and 10pm on Monday 3rd October.

We’ll be celebrating the launch of the album at the Nag’s Head in Rochester from 8pm on Friday the 7th, in the splendid company of Singing Loins, with support to be announced soon. It’s the landlady’s birthday that day, so expect a top atmosphere. And get there early. It might get a bit busy.

UPDATE 02/10/2011:  We are delighted to announce that Singing Loins will be supported at Friday’s gig by Crybaby Special and Gary Robertson of The Love Family. That’s two more reasons to come along!

 

 

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Medway Happenings 2011

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Medway Eyes    The Medway Broadside    Oxjam    Facebook Event

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The Len Price 3 Unplugged

Great news! The Len Price 3 have always fancied doing an acoustic gig and will be playing at the Barge on April 16th with support from Groovy Uncle and The Bresslaws. The gig is a fundraiser for Medway Eyes and The Medway Broadside, so bring plenty of loose change, as neither we nor the Broadside receive any funding – instead we are volunteer run and completely independent.

For those who might like a memento of the gig to take home, there will be a strictly limited number of prints available on the night from the photo shoots for the band’s Pictures album.

We’re curious to hear how all three artists’ songs will sound pared down to their acoustic essentials, and we reckon you will be too. See you on the 16th…

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ME2: Medway Music for Oxjam

It’s out!  Released at midnight on Friday 15th October to celebrate our second birthday, and for the benefit of Oxjam, ME2 is a compilation of music from Medway and the surrounding area featuring Theatre Royal, Groovy Uncle, Brigadier Ambrose, One Eleven Edmund, Gavin Alexander, Ben Jones, Glenn Barnes, Archie Wah Wahs, The Shagmonroes, Nick Hughes, Unlucky Fried Kitten, Stuart Turner and the Flat Earth Society, The Bresslaws, The Flowing, Lupen Crook, Fires Took Over, Lauren Bateman, The Ambience, Clinker, The Galileo 7, Firstborn Heroes, Los Salvadores, Bob Collins, Reavsey, Rich Clark, The Deccas, The Effectives, Wheels, Chris Austin, The Dentists and Didi Bergman.

We hope you enjoyed our birthday bash at the Nag’s Head. Now you can enjoy a cracking 31 track download.

We did this for Medway. Now you can do it for Oxjam by donating as you download.

Click here to download ME2

Click here to donate to Oxjam

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Retro Post #6: June 2009 – Medway Eyes Sings Dylan

June 2009 saw Medway Eyes return to the Barge in aid of Oxjam. This time, Medway’s musicians played the songs of Bob Dylan in honour of his recent visit to Desolation Row (see right).

You can read Reavsey’s account of the evening in the free e-zine still available to download as part of our birthday bundle, or check out the photos and video on our website.

Before you do either of those things, though, we recommend you give your ears a treat by listening to this beautiful ( some would say definitive) rendition of It Ain’t Me Babe by Didi Bergman, filmed by Groovy Uncle.

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