275 The Best of Part Ones

What happens when you take something that is already pretty good then distill it into something new? I think that’s what this episode is about, but James from Appetite For Distraction is the best person to explain. Have a listen and he’ll tell you the whole story.

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16 Ida Maria – Oh My God (2008)

Doug from Off Your Radar

15 Gorillaz – Stylo (2010)


14 Meursault – Settling (2012)

James from Appetite For Distraction

13 Chvrches – Bury It (2015)

Bella from Let Me Educate You

12 Alvvays – Archie, Marry Me (2014)


11 The Head and the Heart – Shake (2013)


10 Field Music – Measure (2010)

Robert Todd

9 Radiohead – Bodysnatchers (2008)

Linda from Speed of Dark

8 The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Heart in Your Heartbreak (2011)

Nat from Another Aging Hipster

7 Kendrick Lamar – King Kunte (2015)

Kev from Let Me Educate You

6 Josh Ritter – Right Moves (2007)

James from Appetite For Distraction

5 Half Man Half Biscuit – Totnes Bickering Fair (2008)

John Q

4 Radiohead – Reckoner (2008)


3 David Bowie – Where are We Now? (2013)

Chris from Dead Sea Apes

2 Lucy Dacus – I Don’t Want to Be Funny Anymore (2016)

Doug from Off Your Radar

1 The Arcade Fire – We Used to Wait (2010)

Tricia from I Sing In the Kitchen

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