Traversing 25 albums Mark Amery and Andrew Armitage exchange tracks from over a 50 year career by a American singer songwriter and humorist whose humour cuts close to the personal and political bone, sometimes with skeamish at other times touching beautiful results. If you don’t know Loudon here’s an introduction, if you do we promise surprises.
With Mark Amery. The band that defined my adolescence before The Beatles got hold of it. Following our adage of No Hits No Misses we miss out the dozen songs anyone between the ages of 30 and 60 know and provide one hour digging deep into all 10 albums of a restless adventurous band with impeccable songwriting and inventive musicality.
In our monthly cast dedicated to one artist with a rich backcatalogue to dive into Mark Amery play a song apiece at least from every Wilco album bar the first one. Wilco an American alt-country-rock-pop-experimental group with the most consistently strong back catalogue of any band of the last 20 years – or so Amery reckons.
Horses! Horses! Fans from around the country have joined Paekākāriki 88.2FM to nominate their favourite songs by the punk poet priestess Patti Smith under the mission- no hits but no misses.
From the Bored Games to Straitjacket Fits, Dimmer to his recent solo album, an hour delving into every Shayne album for some favourite nuggets. Paekakariki 88.2Fm with Mark Amery.