No Magic

About No Magic

An evening session with Ben Ward playing eclectic blends of pop, rock, electronic, dance and whatever else seems tangentially appropriate. A featured guest brings along their musical inspirations and stories, and we'll pour over the record of the week. “This isn't about looking good. This isn't about making people like you. No magic, just music.”

  • Tuesday 8:00 – 10:00pm


  • And we're back! Belated happy new year to all; I hope you've kept as safe and healthy as can be under the circumstances , but also…

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  • It's the end of the year, can you believe? Perhaps you can. I can't. Anyway, as is the style of the time, we're playing a whole…

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  • The penultimate new show of the year, we play some tracks from the Amnesiac side of Radiohead 's KID A MNESIA reissue – we featured Kid…

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  • This week we're featuring the new record Unity from British two-piece The KVB.

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  • This week we're doing Scott 4, but probably not the one you're thinking of. It's 1999's Works Project LP.

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  • This week we're featuring Michael M 's new Glasgow Moths. A self described set of “irreverent lo-fi garage punk bangers”, and besides meeting the description, it's…

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  • This week we feature the astonishingly good new record from Self Esteem — Rebecca Lucy Taylor — Prioritize Pleasure . A bracing work of empowered pop…

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  • This week I started making a set and just felt a little, y'know, in need of a break. So there's no record of the week this…

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  • This week we're featuring 2001 Manic Street Preachers album Know Your Enemy , which — fun fact… or, “fact” at least… — never got released here…

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    We have a guest on this week! Holy hell. Bill returns to the show to coyly share an emotive story about change and the music that…

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