NHT013: MICHAEL HEDGES – Ariel Boundaries

Hi, The extraordinary guitarist Michael Hedges is the feature of this weeks “Never Heard That” show. How is it possible for one person to make so much music emanate from just the one guitar? Not only that, but also how can he produce so much passion and beauty at the Read More

NHT012: SUFJAN STEVENS – Fourth of July

Hi, For this weeks “Never Heard That”, we travel to the USA. Sufjan Stevens is a musician who could be described as an artists ‘artist’. He is a multi-instrumentalist who happily jumps between musical styles. His live shows are quite an experience and he is happy to jump from full Read More

NHT011: GONDWANALAND – World’s End

Hi, Today’s “Never Heard That” brings focus on the Australian band ‘Gondwanaland’. Starting in the mid 80’s this band created some really special music.It was ambient, it was moving and it was pioneering. Close your eyes with this one and you will be there, out in the red centre. See Read More

NHT010: DAVE MATTHEWS BAND – Let You Down

Hi, The focus for this weeks “Never Heard That” show is the Dave Matthew’s band and their track “Let You Down’. A highly musical band that weaves their way through a whole variety of styles, I think this track captures them at their best. This track hits the heart strings Read More

NHT009: RICHARD BARBIERI – Light On Glass

Hi, To a lot of people, the advent of the synthesizer in the late 70’s and particularly the early 80’s, was considered a blight on modern music. It was seen as something that took the “talent ” out of the fine art of music making. No matter what your thoughts Read More

NHT008: COCTEAU TWINS – Iceblink Luck

Hi, This weeks “Never Heard That” highlights the wonder of the UK band, Cocteau Twins. Another unique and experimental band – they absolutely sound like no one else. At least in this song, ‘Iceblink Luck’ the vocals are sung in English – I think! Enjoy ‘Cocteau Twins’ on “Never Heard Read More

NHT007: PENGUIN CAFE ORCHESTRA – Chartered Flight

Hi, This week’s “Never Heard That” celebrates one of the worlds truly unique bands – Penguin Café Orchestra. Sitting somewhere between pop and classical this ensemble produced some fascinating music that effortlessly tugs at the heart strings. Go on the journey that is “Chartered Flight” by Penguin Café Orchestra on Read More

NHT006: ELVIS PRESLEY – Crawfish

Hi, Welcome to another “Never Heard That” show. I must admit that this relatively obscure artist and his track from 1958 is a bit left-field but what I am hoping is that it will prove to you that great music has been around for a long time and sometimes comes Read More

NHT005: DANIEL LANOIS – Whole Lotta Love To Give

Hi, This weeks “Never Heard That” artist, Daniel Lanois, is perhaps far well more known through his production work. For example, he has handled those duties for U2 on their best selling albums. He happens to be a great songwriter too. Come and have a listen to this track on Read More

NHT004: SIMPLE MINDS – Theme for Great Cities

Hi, For this weeks “Never Heard That” show we are going back to the 80’s. Though not the commonly referred to 80’s which was all about acts like Wham and Rick Astley. For many, the 80’s was an impressive time for music – the industry had changed and embraced musical Read More