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Charles Cumming – The Man Between

The central character “Kit” Carradine, is a writer of espionage novels and has a notion of himself as a spy. He is picked up by a man from the secret service, who inducts him into the darker hall of mirrors world to deliver a message. That’s when the paranoia begins.

Around the World 12 July 2019 – Playlist

In this episode I’m playing music from from Uruguay and previewing a couple of festivals happening over the next weeks on the Iberian peninsula: Festival Músicas do Mundo, Sines, Portugal (FMM) and Festival Intercéltico do Morrazo in Galicia.

Around the World 5 July 2019 – Playlist

From this week we are trying a little experiment by repeating the show. The first live broadcast is at 7:00 pm UTC and an extended repeat at 03:00 am Saturday. During the experiment, I’ll be posting the full programme (warts’n’all).

Listen on demand and read the running order.

Around the World 28 June 2019 – Playlist

Here’s the playlist for the show and the updated “listen again”. If you want a downloadable version let me know.

Around the World 21 June 2019 – Playlist

This is the planned playlist for the show and the stream version.
You can read and hear more about the Sarajevo visit here on the blog.

A quick visit to Sarajevo – for music, beer, and heat.

It has been a long held ambition to visit Sarajevo and another to see Mostar Sevdah Reunion in concert. When it became possible to do both and go to a beer festival, I grabbed the chance.

Around the World 14 June 2019 – Playlist

This is the playlist and the audio. Includes Afro Celt Sound System, Officina Zoe, La Bottine Souriante, Mostar Sevdah Reunion

Playlist: Inflammable Material 11 June 2019

This is the playlist and the audio for the last in this series for Slice Audio.

Around the World 7 June 2019

This is the playlist for tonight’s show more or less in the right order. There were a few changes as the programme was on

You can listen or download the show here from Mixcloud:

Playlist: Inflammable Material 4 June 2019

Here’s the running order for Inflammable Material from Slice Audio for 4 June and recording you can stream or download.

Around the World 31 May 2019

The Around the World running order and programme to download or stream from 31 May 2019

Playlist: Inflammable Material 28 May 2019

This is the planned running order for this week’s Inflammable Material on Slice Audio 7:00 – 9:00 pm UTC, 8:00 – 10 UK and Ireland and 9:00 – 11:00 most of mainland Europe.

Around the World 24 May 2019

Here is the planned running order for the show – you can hear it on Slice Audio every Friday at 7:00 pm UTC (8:00 pm BST/IST 9:00 pm CEST). 

Playlist: Inflammable Material 21 May 2019

Playlist: Inflammable Material 21 May 2019

Inflammable Material – 2

First broadcast/webcast on Slice Audio on 14 May 2019 Ramones Bank Robbers Skids New York Dolls St Vitus Dance Radiators from Space Patrik Fitzgerald The Stiffs Bow Wow Wow Adam & The Ants Honey Bane Stranglers Victim Joe Jackson The Psychedelic Furs The Buzzcocks ? and the Mysterians The Kingsmen The Cramps Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers RudiThe Slits The Members Half Man Half Biscuit Ruefrex Clash Tenpole Tudor The Ruts The Rezillos The Regents Wreckless Eric Dogmatic Element Wedding Present

Around the World on Slice Audio 17 May – playlist

This is the running order for the show on 17 May. You can download or stream versions of the show.

Around the World 10 May 2019

This week I’m posting the show in two, one hour parts.

Inflammable Material – 1

An oldies show with a significant difference. Inflammable Material melds punk, post-punk, power pop, and in retrospect some who may have been posers.

Album review: Cecelia by Angélique Kidjo

This is the album I’m excited about this week.

Around the World 3 May 2019

This is the playlist for the show on Slice.Audio. It is updated with links to videos and the iTunes playlist.

Firsthand Guide to Bled, Slovenia – special edition pdf

In 2017 and 2018 I published A Firsthand Guide to Bled, Slovenia. This is the 2018 edition. I’m happy to provide this to anyone interested with the advisory note that parts may well be out of date.

Around the World 26 April

Download or stream Around the World Friday 26 April.

PEOPLE IN BLED – Župan (Mayor) of Bled

Profile – Janez Fajfar, the man who represents Bled to the world and at home.

A Firsthand Guide to Bled Slovenia – Slovenian food

This is a very small selection of items you might see on a menu. If you are a bit more hesitant about trying new tastes, give these a go as an introduction.

A Firsthand Guide to Bled – Bars and restaurants

The whole point of Firsthand Guides is to give you personal recommendations of places the writer has been. The suggestions are my personal choices. They are places I, my family and my friends like.

A Firsthand Guide to Slovenia – Events throughout the year

People come to Bled all year round, but the busiest time is, unsurprisingly, the summer. It is also the time when the town is most active. Sports events and music dominate, but there are many other cultural occasions, too.

Around the World Playlist 19 April 2019

The music from this week’s show

Around the World Playlist 12 April 2019

Around the World playlist and download 12 April 2019

Around the World Playlist 5 April 2019

Here is the playlist for tonight (7:00 pm UTC 8:00 pm GMT) Downloadable programme to follow.

Around the World Playlist 29 March 2019

Here is the playlist, and the download version.

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