shows // The Saturday Shakedown
Ben and Matt's Saturday Shakedown (Est.2002.) Live every Saturday 4-5pm (GMT).
Flat-cap hillbilly country bues-punk, rock and roll and swinging gospel from the muddy shores of the Mississippi Delta to the delicate banks of the Clyde Estuary
Like - Ty Segall, The Dirtbombs, Jerry Lee Lewis, Cordell Jackson, Billy Childish, Mavis Staples, Chuck Berry, Holly Golightly, Davila 666, The Felines, Gene Vincent, The 13th Floor Elevators, The Slits, Hank Williams, The Reigning Sound, Jay Reatard
"Rock and Roll is the voice of the young, the pulse of the kids who are with it, the kids who are no longer satisfied to look at the stars, but who are devising ways and means of reaching them... and to do that means trimming superfluous edges from every facet of life, including music."
On today's show - new faves from Memphis punks Nots, DC's Ex Hex, San Diego's Mrs Magician, Glasgow's Primevals and a lot of old blues, gospel, rock and roll and country music as standard.
Posted at 08:38, 15th November 2014
the saturday shakedown scratching post
A new term of Saturday Shakedown starts this week with a highly selective choice of only the most right-now-happening beat, rock and roll, rhythm and blues, garage rock, rockabilly, punk and skronk-rock from Glasgow and everywhere else in the universe. Every Saturday until summer 15, 4-5pm!
Posted at 18:05, 29th August 2014
shakedown summer recess
The Shakedown is away on Summer holidays until Saturday 9 August! Back then with fresh dose of Rock and Roll Music! Bon vacances!
Posted at 18:24, 19th July 2014
with michael rooney from the primevals
On this week's show - we have special guest Michael Rooney from The Primevals, playing some of his RnB 45s, some tracks from the new Primevals album, and also from his side project 'Hi-Alerts!'
Posted at 06:23, 20th June 2014
the brutes - subcity sessions
Live from the John Mac building, The Brutes's Subcity session for the Saturday Shakedown. Glasgow's finest 60s garage fuzz rock and rollers: Beauregarde Brute, Drum Gogs and Gordon 'high pockets' Brady are also going to be in the studio talking about their schtick, their inspiration, their points of view. Tune in, 4-5pm on Saturday.
Posted at 19:15, 29th May 2014