Cronchy & Jangly

This week we welcome back Gem Spear to, as she shares a playlist of tracks from 1999, inspired by a conversation with a Lyft driver in Portland. It tangles perfectly with a show filled with crunchy guitars from our featured record of the week, Sleater-Kinney's The Center Won't Hold. With production from Annie Clarke it's an impressive hybrid record from the band, simultaneously channelling their 90s tone with synthy highlights reminiscent of St. Vincent's MASSEDUCTION.

Enjoy all of that, plus new tracks from Temples, Gruff Rhys, and Supergrass.


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  1. When I'm With You (I Feel Love) by Nancy & The Mysterious Visions on When I'm With You (I Feel Love)/Unforgettable (B3SCI Records) $ Buy
  2. Bad Dance by Sleater-Kinney on The Center Won't Hold (Mom+Pop) $ Buy
  3. Mexican Dress by Blood Red Shoes on Get Tragic (Jazz Life) $ Buy
  4. Next to You by Supergrass on The Strange Ones: 1994-2008 (The Echo Label) $ Buy
  5. Break
  6. Astro by The White Stripes on The White Stripes (Third Man Records) $ Buy
  7. Western Star by Frank Black & the Catholics on Pistolero (spinART) $ Buy
  8. You Don't Wanna Call by The Donnas on Get Skintight (Purple Feather) $ Buy
  9. Break
  10. A Dream Is All I Need To Get By by Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds on This Is The Place EP (Sour Mash) $ Buy
  11. Digidigol by Gruff Rhys on Pang! (Rough Trade) $ Buy
  12. Break
  13. The Future Is Here by Sleater-Kinney on The Center Won't Hold (Mom+Pop) $ Buy
  14. The Morning After by Spiritualized on And Nothing Hurt (Fat Possum) $ Buy
  15. Context by Temples on Hot Motion (ATO) $ Buy
  16. Break
  17. Math Wiz by Luna on The Days of Our Nights (Self Released) $ Buy
  18. I Took Her Love For Granted by Hefner on The Fidelity Wars (Too Pure) $ Buy
  19. Harness Your Hopes by Pavement on Brighten the Corners: Niceene Creedence Edition (Matador) $ Buy
  20. Coffee And TV by Blur on 13 (Parlophone UK) $ Buy
  21. Break
  22. A New England - John Peel Session, 27th July 1983 by Billy Bragg on Best of Billy Bragg at the BBC (Cooking Vinyl) $ Buy
  23. Break
  24. LOVE by Sleater-Kinney on The Center Won't Hold (Mom+Pop) $ Buy
  25. I Told Her On Alderaan by Neon Neon on Stainless Style (Lex) $ Buy
  26. Los Ageless by St. Vincent on MASSEDUCTION (Loma Vista) $ Buy
  27. Break
  28. Eye in the Wall by Perfume Genius on Eye in the Wall (Matador) $ Buy