This show is a kind of a lens, it’s made to look at things from a different view. Guest opticians include Dido, Guy Clark, Cowboy Junkies, Irma Thomas, Marianne Faithfull, Magazine, Sixto Rodriguez, The Everly Brothers, John Cale, The Smithereens et al.
This show is influenced by the month of May and the intoxicating power of spring’s peak. Featured artists include Sister Rosetta Tharpe, May Blitz, Arthur Lee, The Dears, Pangea, Player, The Caesars, Massive Attack, Yazz Ahmed et al.
The underlying mood of this show is sensing an absence and missing someone. Remembering those who are not here and longing for them. It features music by Dope Lemon, Kurt Vile, Arcade Fire, UNKLE, Sandy Denny, Merrell Fankhauser & HMS Bounty, The Stranglers, John Coltrane, Kostas Karalis, Alan Vega & Christophe et al.
A mixed musical grill featuring an assortment of sounds and styles. Delicacies provided by Radio Birdman, Extrabreit, Franz Ferdinand, Largo, Daniel Lanois, Cage The Elephant, Giorgos Pilalas, Tom Waits, Wes Montgomery, Astrud Gilberto et al.
A show with the uncanny ability to be playful even amongst ruins! Featuring songs by Toto, Barcley James Harvest, Del Barber, Larkin Poe, Jeff Beck & Imelda May, John Hiatt, Marieta Fafouti, Moloko, Ray Charles, The Boy, Chet Atkins & Les Paul et al.
Here’s where Mystery Train gets a bit more personal, since this show is all about Greek music. Not the bouzouki, traditional folk kind, but a whole world of sounds from old time crooners and retro pop to garage rock, post punk and alternative electronica. Here be unknown (to the rest of the world at least) treasures. Featured artists include Fatme, The Last Drive, Socrates, Trypes, Dionysis Savopoulos, Pavlos Sidiropoulos & Aprosarmostoi, Mariza Koch, Haris Alexiou, The Earthbound, Stereo Nova, Fantastikoi Ihoi, Sofia Vembo et al.
In this show we go from calypso to hard rock. Don’t get too comfortable, the ride is full of surprises! Featuring songs by Harry Belafonte, The Smiths, Peter Paul & Mary, Fats Domino, Ann Peebles, Marlena Show, J Dilla, Beastie Boys, Joan Jett And The Blackhearts, The 13th Floor Elevators, Robbie Williams et al.
This is a special broadcast with two interwoven themes. There’s spring in it’s intoxicating fullness and then there’s revolution, an homage to the French May 1968 riots and the hippie era movement in the USA. There’s songs by The Chemical Brothers, Trixie Whitley, Jack White, Grand Funk Railroad, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Julie Driscol, Brian Auger & The Trinity, Marianne Faithfull, The Who, Buffalo Springfield, Dave Berry, Faithless et al.
This show is tumble-dried but still laughing and optimistic! Includes songs by The Clash, Aloe Blacc, Lord Huron, J.J. Cale, Still Corners, Dope Lemon, The Persuaders, Luther Allison, Pat Metheny, Melody Gardot et al.
Here’s looking at you: A three hour special, to cover all your night driving, nostalgic, homeward bound needs! In the passenger seat we’ve got Dire Straits, Murray Head, Annie Lenox, Tonino Carotone, Haris & Panos Katsimihas, Rory Gallagher, Keira Knightley, Rainbirds, Sivert Hoyem, Procol Harum, Lucinda Williams, Edgar Broughton Band, Neneh Cherry et al.
The One where Mystery Train tells you everything you always wanted to know about sex but were afraid to ask -with the help of some damn hot songs, of course! Sexiness is spread by Queens Of The Stone Age, Donna Summer, Beyoncé, Sade, The Who, Marvin Gaye, Nina Simone, Liz Phair, Tricky, Mary & The Boy, Kylie Minogue, Chrysta Bell & David Lynch et al.