Wednesday, 21 January 2009

Wordy-Gurdy on Roots of Rhythm, PBSFM, 21 January 2009


Jackey Coyle’s Wordy-Gurdy on Helen Jennings’ Roots of Rhythm, PBS 106.7 FM, 9.30–10am Wednesday 21 January 2009
The first Wordy-Gurdy on Roots of Rhythm for 2009 focused on discoveries unearthed in London recently. And two of the hottest new albums happen to be from USA artists.
London happenings
Musos & art: Eric Clapton opened paintings show by Oz's own Philippe Mora
Also featured in What am I like exhibition & catalogue, Dulwich Picture Gallery; as well, Brian Eno; limited edition prints available, www.houseofillustration.org.uk
Bob Dylan, The Drawn Blank Series at Halcyon Gallery, New Bond St, www.halcyongallery.com
Musos & ads: Iggy Pop, Swiftcover car insurance, huge billboard featured on every second underground & overground station
Johnny Rotten, Country Life Butter on TV (catch these on youtube.com)
Musos playing in black London cabs, www.blackcabsessions.com
Tracks: Ray La Montagne, ‘Henry nearly killed me it’s a shame’, Gossip in the grain (14th Floor)
Seasick Steve, ‘Just like a king’ with Nick Cave, ‘Chiggers’, ‘Walkin man’, Started Out with nothin and I still got most of it left (Warner)
Joe Henry, ‘Parker’s Mood’, Civilians (Anti); ‘Cold Enough to Cross’, Scar (Mammoth) 3:16
Gigs: Joe Henry Corner Hotel, Richmond, this Friday
Seasick Steve, Bluesfest, Easter
Magazines: The Word October 2008, January 2009
Time Out London, January 8–14
Ta to Paul, HMV, Terminal 4, Heathrow Airport, London
LISTEN LIVE (requires Real Player)
Next show is 9:30–10am, Wednesday 17 February, PBSFM 106.7FM Melbourne Australia.