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01 Jul

Episode 27 – The Old Gold Special

Welcome to episode 27 of the slideintomyhand where I have tried something new and decided to interview someone and allow them to choose all the music, I hope you get as much enjoyment listening to it as we did recording it. The special guest is my friend Jay Stringer and he talks about his ace new book that is coming out on 24th July, Old Gold, along with music that is important to him and that has links to his writing. It’s a bit like Desert Island Discs but without the production values.

You can play the podcast by pressing play here:

Or by downloading from this link.

There’s quite a lot of information and links mentioned in the podcast so here they are for easy reference.

Jay can be found on twitter @JayStringer, whilst Eion Aaron Miller, the main character from the book, can be found @OldGoldNovel

The soundtrack that we mention is on spotify and can be listened to by clicking here (you will need to download Spotify for it to play), but please listen to my podcast first as there is a lot worth listening to.

For a taster of Jay’s writing you can get Faithless Street for the Kindle. It’s a collection of short stories based in the world of Old Gold and is available for free till 2nd July, or a measly 99c or 77p after then.

Old Gold is released on 24th July and can be pre-ordered from Amazon in paperback and for the Kindle, and in paperback at The Book Depository.

Finally, sign up to Jay’s newsletter by visiting his website where you will get lovely messages and joyful news straight into your inbox.

Thanks for listening and reading, please let me know how you thought it went as it was an interesting experiment and I would like to know what you thought of it.

1. Joan Beaz – Joe Hill
2. Carter Unstoppable Sex Machine – RSPCE
3. Hamell on Trial – When Bobby Comes Down
4. Tom Waits – Heartattack and Vine
5. Carina Round – Let It Fall
6. 8-bit Ninjas – Shiny Spaceship
7. Swami – Hooked and Addicted
8 Flaming Lips – Bad Days

16 Dec

Xmas Special

Welcome to my first ever Xmas Mix, it’s not a normal podcast as I don’t have the time just now so you can only download rather than stream through the site. There probably won’t be anything new here for you but it’s a bunch of Xmas songs I enjoy. I hope you all have a Merry Xmas and Happy Hogmonay.

Download from here.

1. Bruce Springsteen – Santa Clause is Coming to Town
2. Ramones – Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight)
3. Tom Waits – Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis
4. Half Man Half Biscuit – All I Wanted for Xmas was a Dukla Prague Away Kit
5. Darren Hayman – The Christmas Wars
6. Ben Folds Five – A Bizarre Christmas Incident
7. Gruff Rhys – Post Apocalypse Christmas
8. The Vandals – My First Xmas (As A Woman)
9. Fountains of Wayne – I Want An Alien for Christmas
10. The Pogues feat Kirsty MacColl – Fairytale of New York
11. The Long Blondes – Christmas is Cancelled
12. Low – Little Drummer Boy
13. Tim Minchin – White Wine in the Sun