Albums turning 40

Albums From The Class of 1978: Prince, For You

This week Graeme and music critic Grant Smithies re-spin Prince’s debut effort, For You.

18/02/2018

Albums From The Class of ’78: Wire - Chairs Missing

Music Critic Grant Smithies and Graeme delve into the second album in Wire’s massively influential and revolutionary masterpiece trilogy.

11/02/2018

RIP Mark E Smith and The Fall

This week Graeme Hill is back for Weekend Variety Wireless, with Grant Smithies as they celebrate the life & music of The Fall.

28/01/2018

Albums From The Class Of 1977

Grant Smithies and Graeme take turns about showcasing their picks for the best of the best from a very rich and varied year.

24/12/2017

Albums of 1977 - Chic's Self-Titled Debut

02/12/2017

Albums From The Class of 1977 - Can’s Saw Delight

25/11/2017

Albums From The Class of 1977 - ELO's Out Of The Blue

18/11/2017

Albums From The Class of 1977 - The Congos’ Heart Of The Congos

11/11/2017

Albums from The Class Of ’77 - Steely Dan’s Aja

04/11/2017

Albums from The Class of 1977 - The Jam’s In The City.

28/10/2017

Albums from The Class of 1977 - Augustus Pablo

21/10/2017

Albums From The Class of 1977: Ian Dury and the Blockheads - New Boots and Panties!

A good year! This week Graeme & Grant Smithies re-spin Ian Dury And The Blockheads’ cracking debut “New Boots And Panties” and get some personal testimony from a friend of Ian Dury, Terrorway, Dean Martelli. Thanks Dean!

04/03/2017

Albums from The Class Of 1977: David Bowie - Heroes

This week Grant Smithies and Graeme dissect Bowie’s most celebrated song - but how does the rest of the album shape up after 40 years?

26/02/2017

Albums from The Class Of 1977 - Iggy Pop

This week Grant Smithies and Graeme delve into the creation of Iggy Pop’s first solo album. David Bowie was intimately involved as was the whole crew that went on to make Low and Heroes.

18/02/2017

Albums From The Class of 1977 - David Bowie Low

This week Graeme and Grant Smithies re-examine David Bowie’s LOW, perplexing to many at the time but is today lauded as a triumph.

12/02/2017