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.”

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  • Tuesday 8:00 – 10:00pm


  • This week's No Magic features the solo breakthrough for Jamie xx , his full album remix with Gil Scott-Heron , We're New Here. Released just a…

    № 101 120 mins

  • Well hello, it's the 100th broadcast of No Magic! Somehow, two and bit years passed us by just like  that. Alas, we cannot celebrate with a…

    № 100 120 mins

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  • This week's show embraces old warm night sounds through The Coral 's 2007 Roots & Echoes , a precursor to their new album Coral Island that…

    № 99 120 mins

  • This week features the delightful April / 月音 from Emmy the Great . It was released last year but I didn't find time to play more…

    № 98 120 mins

  • This week's episode features the new Hannah Peel record Fir Wave , and sends the whole show into a meditative, brooding, trance in and around the…

    № 97 120 mins

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