Posts from 19th December 2007

Dec 07

Pop Open Week 16

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Two more tracks for you to cogitate over. Don’t reveal who they are please!

The Trouble With Pop

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Freaky Trigger And The Lollards Of Pop is broadcasting a “Pop Special” tonight, entitled THE TROUBLE WITH POP. I’ll be hosting, there will be contributions from Mark Sinker, Kat Stevens, Tim Hopkins and a special letter from Frank Kogan, and we’ll be talking about genre drift, horrible people making good records, referential pop songs, as well as hunting for the Swedish Lily Allen and the Iranian Rihanna. There may even be a quiz!

It’s at 7PM, on Resonance 104.4 FM if you’re in the South Bank area and at if you’re not – broadcast over the internet and then podcast afterwards on Also tomorrow there should be a special post with some of the more obscure things we discussed in MP3 form, so you can hear them without our yap on top.

And here’s a special plea from Ed Baxter, head of Resonance FM. Make your own minds up as to whether it’s a worthwhile one (though we think so!):