Monday, 4 July 2022

Angels and Devils - The Vinyl Thread ep.69


Welcome to The Vinyl Thread with Natalie and Alban Low. Seraphims, cherubims, thrones, virtues and archangels. Incubi, Succubi, Familiars, Drudes and demons. This week we immerse ourselves in the ethereal world of angels and devils. Join us for 20 minutes of vinyl and shellac, we spin flea market finds and auction lots into a themed selection for you to enjoy. 

Listen to episode 69 of The Vinyl Thread here - https://www.mixcloud.com/AlbanLow/angels-and-devils-the-vinyl-thread-ep69/


Originally broadcast on Radio Nope on the 3rd July 2022. Listen to other shows on Radio Nope at www.radionope.com

Tracklist
1. Thin Lizzy - Angel from the Coast (12”)
Vertigo – PRICE 50 (1983)
2. Kylie Minogue – Better The Devil You Know (7”)
PWL Records – PWL 56 (1990)
3. Jimi Hendrix - Angel (12”)
Reprise Records – MS2034 MS 2034
4. Kenny Barron - Swamp Demon (12”)
Muse Records – MR 5018 (1973)
5. All About Eve – Every Angel (7”)
Mercury – EVEN 7 (1988)

Next week we are in the Parisian restaurant Jour et Nuit, deep in the 8th arrondissement. Meeting the musicians who live nearby and listening to the music they made.

Thursday, 30 June 2022

Latvian Poetry - European Poetry Festival


Kirils Ecis & Maria Celina Val 

In what was a brilliant live celebration of both literary and experimental poetry in collaboration, three Latvian poets - Krišjānis Zeļģis, Krista Anna Belševica, Kirils Ecis - were at the heart of a night of memorable live literary works. Hosted at Kingston University’s RIBA award winning Town House in Kingston upon Thames and supported by British based poets also sharing collaborations, this was a joyous, experimental night of new live literature. 

Simon Tyrrell

This event also saw the launch of Fractured Light: An Anthology by Victoria Kaye (Sampson Low Press) and Simon Tyrrell’s debut publication, Presently.
https://sampsonlow.co/2022/06/24/fractured-light-an-anthology-victoria-kaye/

 Kayona Daley & Krista Anna Belševica

With new poetry and performance collaborations by Krišjānis Zeļģis & SJ Fowler / Kirils Ecis & Maria Celina Val / Krista Anna Belševica & Kayona Daley / Sylee Gore and Laura Davis / Ailsa Holland and Lucy Furlong / Katerina Koulouri and Albert Pellicer / Fiona Larkin and Mark Chamberlain.

Victoria Kaye, Ailsa Holland and Susie Campbell

The European Poetry Festival celebrates, in the UK and beyond, the grand resurgence in avant-garde and literary poetry that has marked the 21st century in Europe. It aims to not only innovate what a live poetry experience might be, but to inculcate community and engagement between poets across the continent, as well as between new audiences and complex poetries. 
https://www.europeanpoetryfestival.com/

Krišjānis Zeļģis & SJ Fowler

The "Latvian Literature" platform was established in order to promote recognition of Latvian literature and its distribution abroad, to ensure international cooperation among publishers, literary agents, writers, translators, and organizations working in the fields of literature and publishing. We are here to provide you with a diverse array of information on Latvian authors, books, our publishing industry, and innovations within the industry.
https://latvianliterature.lv/en/news

Ailsa Holland and Lucy Furlong

Mark Chamberlain and Fiona Larkin
Albert Pellicer and Katerina Koulouri
Laura Davis and Sylee Gore


Monday, 27 June 2022

Spanish Holiday - The Vinyl Thread ep.68

 


Welcome to The Vinyl Thread with Natalie and Alban Low. The sun is out and we're all thinking about our holidays here in Europe, so this week we celebrate the great Spanish getaways of the 1960s and 70s. Join us for 20 minutes of vinyl and shellac, we spin flea market finds and auction lots into a themed selection for you to enjoy. 

Listen to episode 68 of The Vinyl Thread here - https://www.mixcloud.com/AlbanLow/spanish-holiday-the-vinyl-thread-ep68/


Originally broadcast on Radio Nope on the 26th June 2022. Listen to other shows on Radio Nope at www.radionope.com

Tracklist
1. Los Mar Blau - Un Poco de Sol (7”)
Belter - 51.889 (1968)
2. Los Sirex - El Tren De La Costa (7”)
Vergara - 317 XC (1965)
3. Los Valldemosa - Pajaro Chogui (7”)
Philips - 436 312 PE (1965)
4. Luis Aguilé - Y Que Bien Camina (7”)
La Voz De Su Amo - EPL 14.281 (1966)
5. Jose Guardiola - Dieciseis Toneladas (7”)
La Voz De Su Amo - 7EPL 13.459 (1960)
6. Chiquita Herrada - Ole por Chiquita (7”)
Belter - 50.943 (1961)
7. Chicos - Quiero Un Poco De Tu Amor (7”)
RCA Victor - 3-10624 (1971)

Next week expect heavenly wicked tunes as our theme is Angels and Devils.


Friday, 24 June 2022

Austrian Poetry Celebration - European Poetry Festival

Fabian Faltin and SJ Fowler

A brilliant event celebrating contemporary Austrian poetry through three of its most dynamic and exciting practitioners, visiting London to present brand new collaborations, made for the night, with British counterparts. A full house witnessed the 5th Austrian celebration at the European Poetry Festival, and as before this event shared remarkable cross-genre and cross-lingual literature of the most original kind. https://www.europeanpoetryfestival.com/

Han Smith and Hannah Bründl

The event also saw the launch of a new publication in the Occasions series - an anthology documenting the collaborations that make up the history of the EPF and the ACF, published by Sampson Low.

David Spittle and Max Höfler

The European Poetry Festival celebrates, in the UK and beyond, the grand resurgence in avant-garde and literary poetry that has marked the 21st century in Europe. It aims to not only innovate what a live poetry experience might be, but to inculcate community and engagement between poets across the continent, as well as between new audiences and complex poetries. 

Lavinia Singer and Jessica Sequeira

The Austrian Cultural Forum London promotes cultural contacts between the UK and Austria by organising events and supporting artists and projects in the fields of music, performing arts, visual arts, literature, film and science. We provide a venue in central London for recitals, lectures, readings, film screenings, conferences and exhibitions, while also cooperating with various partners throughout the UK.

Waltraud Dennhardt-Herzog

The ACF London is the Cultural Section of the Austrian Embassy in London and offers free admission to all of its events, which are organised in cooperation with Austrian and Austrian-based artists. The ACF London arranges, initiates, facilitates and supports about 150 events per year, half of which take place at the ACF’s own premises at 28 Rutland Gate, in the heart of Knightsbridge.

Ollie Evans

Stephen Watts


Monday, 20 June 2022

Dance Craze - The Vinyl Thread ep.67


Welcome to The Vinyl Thread with Natalie and Alban Low. Dust off your dancing shoes, this week we play vinyl tunes representing 7 different dance styles or crazes. Join us for 20 minutes of vinyl and shellac, we spin flea market finds and auction lots into a themed selection for you to enjoy. 

Listen to episode 67 of The Vinyl Thread here - https://www.mixcloud.com/AlbanLow/dance-craze-the-vinyl-thread-ep67/


Originally broadcast on Radio Nope on the 19th June 2022. Listen to other shows on Radio Nope at www.radionope.com

Tracklist
1. Johnny Angel - The Fever (7”)
Parliament - 778
2. Madonna – Vogue (7”)
Sire – 7-19863 (1990)
3. Harry Madison Et Son Squartett - The Madison Time (7”)
RCA Victor - 3-20421 (1962)
4. Adda Heynssen - Growing Out Of Nothing (7”)
MacDonald & Evans (Educational Recordings) Ltd. - ME/EP 21 & 22
5. The Benito Gonzales Latin Sound - Mambo Fantastico (12”)
Berry Music Co. Ltd. - BMPPS 1007 (1972)
6. Peppino Di Capri – St. Tropez Twist (7”)
Hispavox – HI 307-02 (1964)
7. Van McCoy & The Soul City Symphony - The Hustle (7”)
Avco - 6105 038 (1975)


Next week we're off on our Spanish Holidays on the Costa de Vinilo.


Monday, 13 June 2022

Body Talk - The Vinyl Thread ep.66


Welcome to The Vinyl Thread with Natalie and Alban Low. This week we transplant 6 body part themed vinyl tracks into a monster of a show. Join us for 20 minutes of vinyl and shellac, we spin flea market finds and auction lots into a themed selection for you to enjoy. 

Listen to episode 66 of The Vinyl Thread here - https://www.mixcloud.com/AlbanLow/body-talk-the-vinyl-thread-ep66/


Originally broadcast on Radio Nope on the 12th June 2022. Listen to other shows on Radio Nope at www.radionope.com

Tracklist
1. Echo And The Bunnymen – The Back Of Love (7”)
Korova – KOW 24 (1982)
2. Fun Boy Three – Our Lips Are Sealed (7”)
Chrysalis – FUNB 1 (1983)
3. Sitrekin - Eyes on Fire (12”)
Hun Solo Records (2022)
4. Duke Ellington And His Orchestra - Skin Deep (10”)
Philips - P.B.243 (1959)
5. Bobby Hackett - Fidgety Feet (7”)
Philips - BBE 12178 (1958)
6. Nine Inch Nails - Head Like A Hole (12”)
Island Records – ILPS 9973 (1989)

Next week dust off your Ponies, Jerks and Mashed Potatoes, because Natalie and I will be sharing vinyl Dance Crazes.

Monday, 6 June 2022

Australia - The Vinyl Thread ep.65


Welcome to The Vinyl Thread with Natalie and Alban Low. This week we head down under to share vinyl from Australia. Join us for 20 minutes of vinyl and shellac, we spin flea market finds and auction lots into a themed selection for you to enjoy. 

Listen to episode 65 of The Vinyl Thread here - https://www.mixcloud.com/AlbanLow/australia-the-vinyl-thread-ep65/


Originally broadcast on Radio Nope on the 5th June 2022. Listen to other shows on Radio Nope at www.radionope.com

1.Confidence Man - Boyfriend
2.The Triffids – Trick Of The Light
3.Gary Shearston -  Brisbane Ladies
4.The Go-Betweens – I Just Get Caught Out
5.Graeme Bell And His Australian Jazz Band - Nullabor
6.INXS – This Time 

Next week we perform open vinyl surgery, transplanting body theme records into our regular 20 minute show.