NHT126: BABY METAL – Karate

NHT126: BABY METAL – Karate
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. Today’s feature track, Karate by Japanese band BABY METAL is ferocious stuff. I was completely unprepared when I heard it for the first time on radio. Thinking I was going to be getting something quite different, what followed was without doubt one of the Read More

NHT125: GRANT LEE BUFFALO – Mockingbirds

NHT125: GRANT LEE BUFFALO – Mockingbirds
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. For some reason that I can’t validate, I had some pre-conceived notion that I wasn’t a fan of US band GRANT LEE BUFFALO, when I first heard todays feature track Mockingbirds. I think it was by some mental association with a style of music Read More

NHT124: HEADLESS CHICKENS – Juice

NHT124: HEADLESS CHICKENS – Juice
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. I have to be honest and say that I didn’t know a lot about New Zealand band HEADLESS CHICKENS before I heard the single Cruise Control from their second album Body Blow, released in the early 90’s. That song appealed to me, but when Read More

NHT123: CAPTAIN SENSIBLE – Glad It’s All Over

NHT123: CAPTAIN SENSIBLE – Glad It’s All Over
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. English artist CAPTAIN SENSIBLE achieved some pretty impressive things during his time in the musical limelight – particularly in the late 70’s and the early 80’s. Firstly, as a member of The Damned which achieved a whole swag of ‘punk’ firsts (even before more Read More

NHT122: WOODEN SHJIPS – In The Fall

NHT122: WOODEN SHJIPS – In The Fall
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. Psychedelic Rock began in the 60’s and was synonymous with hallucinogenics and the counter culture of the time. The idea was for the music to enhance your mind-altering experience. Todays feature group WOODEN SHJIPS are a much more recent band but they capture the Read More

NHT121: MOBY – My Weakness

NHT121: MOBY – My Weakness
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. US artist Moby has been on quite a journey. Struggling artist, breakthrough artist, mega-successful artist, in another stratosphere artist, criticised artist……and…… DJ, Dance music artist, Ambient artist, Alternative artist, Rock artist….. You name it, he has been there. Pretty impressive really! I hope you Read More

NHT120: THE SMASHING PUMPKINS – Daydream

NHT120: THE SMASHING PUMPKINS – Daydream
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. US band, THE SMASHING PUMPKINS rode the musical high life for quite some time. Initially identified with the grunge movement, they very soon transcended into mainstream consciousness. I think that their willingness to explore beyond “guitar, bass and drums”, the grunge standard of many Read More

NHT119: THE CLASH – One More Dub

NHT119: THE CLASH – One More Dub
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. THE CLASH are another band who completely transformed musically. Recognised as a premier group of the UK’s punk scene in the mid to late 70’s, they soon threw the punk shackles away, or more accurately turned them to dust. A few short years later Read More

NHT118: JAPAN – A Foreign Place

NHT118: JAPAN – A Foreign Place
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. There is no doubt that bands which achieve some longevity will develop their sound. There are a few however, which go through a metamorphosis. This is the case for UK band JAPAN. Starting out as teenagers with a glam-funk style, they very soon crystallised Read More

NHT117: SWIRL – Time

NHT117: SWIRL – Time
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. Losing a foundation member can be and has been the death knell for many bands. Often it leaves the remaining members unsure of what to do next – so much work has already been done and trails blazed, that effectively you almost have to Read More