It has been a strange old year and in the context of that I decided to abandon the usual tradition of doing a top 50 albums show(s) and just do two hours of tunes that made a lasting impact on me. Of course the list below says more about what I had to leave out … Continue reading Aural Delights 422 – The Best of 2020
Category: The Room In The Wood
Dave Jackson has been writing and recording since his teens – with The Room, 051, Benny Profane, Dust, Dead Cowboys, as Dave Jackson & The Cathedral Mountaineers, and also with former Shack guitarist John Head. He has recorded and released 10 albums with these various incarnations, notched up 7 John Peel sessions with The Room and Benny Profane, and has also appeared on the Whistle Test, Janice Long and Saturday Live.
Jackson has also toured the UK, Europe and the USA extensively with The Fall, The Violent Femmes, Aztec Camera, The Lemonheads and The Wedding Present. He currently teaches creative writing at Liverpool John Moores University and has developed his novel ‘Violet City’ as a low-budget fantasy feature film.
Paul Cavanagh has performed as a solo instrumentalist as Cabin in the Woods and as one of Mike Badger’s Shady Trio. He worked with The Room drummer Alan Wills at Deltasonic Records with The Coral and The Zutons. Paul has also recorded 4 John Peel sessions and released albums with Top, It’s Immaterial, Moongoose, as well as critically acclaimed singles with Gloss. He also played guitar for Chinese Religion, The Balcony and Ludus.
Aural Delights Show 390
Inferior Complex-EpicBouquet of Dead Crows-Cagedradiant.-[u]Ancient River-King FreakDire Wolves-Let The Dog See The RabbitRobert Sharp-You Don't Sleep Well6th Crowd-The Day Is OverDave Graney & Clare Moore-Everybody's Gone (From Somewhere)Kammahav-BonesKánaán-Double Sun Pt.1Los Mundos-BisonarThe Lighthouse Keepers-Demolition TeamPeter Hammill-After The ShowBlackout JA & Liondub-Rize AgainBlackQueen-InfinitesimalBlokeacola-Sky HighBouquet of Dead Crows-HemispheresDeniz Tek-Eddie Would GoDave Graney & Clare Moore-The Long Train of … Continue reading Aural Delights Show 390
The Fun Of The Fair
Liverpool-based The Room in the Wood present their new single 'Fun of The Fair', the second taste of their forthcoming album 'We’re The Martians, Now'. Stomping beats with nods to glam rock, name-checking T-Rex, 70s reminiscence and youth gang flair - all the right ingredients for a 3 minute POP song! The accompanying video was … Continue reading The Fun Of The Fair