The Music Show on URN – Monday 29th September

14th November 2014

The Music Show is on air every other Monday between 6 and 7pm live on URN. Featuring all of the latest music news, our very own track of the week and letting you know where is best to see live music around Nottingham. We also have a live interview and performance by a local band or group in the studio. This blog is for you to enjoy our best bits of the week!

YOUR LATEST MUSIC NEWS AND SONG OF THE WEEK

This week on the Music show, the team discussed the news that Kanye West joke article that he scored 106 points in a Basketball match against disabled children, and their reaction to the story. Did you believe the story simply because it was Kanye West? Here is what our team thought:

Meanwhile, our track of the week was from the outstanding American Indie Rock band Saint Motel. Called My Type, the song is a mix of 70’s brass section and today’s fondness for Indie Rock. Saint Motel are a band from Los Angeles whose music has been described as everything from ‘dream pop’ to ‘indy prog’. My Type was released in August and Saint Motel toured the UK in the summer to promote the track.

[video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyVPyKrx0Xo]

LIVE STUDIO PERFORMANCE – THE THREE BUSKETEERS

This week we welcomed into the studio, Nottingham’s own violin folk trio, the Three Buskeeters. Students at the University of Nottingham, they have participated in the Big Busk and performed on BBC Radio Gem. They came into the studio and Joe spoke to them about their experiences of performing in Nottingham:

The Three Busketeers then performed live for us a selection of American and Scottish folk tunes in the studio:

[video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R51tMQ-D7PY&index=1&list=UU3lRJ6TxDhCvx2SGBSUlTJQ]

Make sure you check out the Busketeers Facebook page for more details of upcoming performances!

This is just a taster for what the Music Show gets up to on URN, for more information make sure you check out our Facebook page and our Twitter Account. Make sure to tune into the Music Show on URN between 6 and 7, for more of the latest Music News and live performances!