Archive for Radio Icebreaker updates

End of Year Show December 2012

Presented by James Poke James Poke presents further recent tracks on this month’s Radio Icebreaker, featuring music from Scott Walker’s new album, Bish Bosch, debut releases from three young artists: jazz-trumpeter Laura Jurd, singer-songwriter Twigs and rapper Gavlyn, plus recent

New Selection November 2012

Presented by James Poke James Poke presents a collection of favourite new music on this month’s Radio Icebreaker, including tracks from Micachu, Venetian Snares, Poli├ža, Azealia Banks, Donnacha Dennehy, St Vincent, Crystal Castles, So Percussion, RZA, Heinali & Matt Finney,

Cover versions

Presented by James Poke This month’s Radio Icebreaker is a selection of unusual cover versions, including Nine Inch Nails as a lullaby, an acoustic I Wanna Be Your Dog, country and western Kraftwerk, and Laibach playing The Beatles and J

It’s Gonna Rain

presented by James Poke On this month’s show James Poke presents a collection of music suitable for British summer weather – mainly rain but some sunshine too. Rainy tracks by The Jimmy Cake, St Vincent, Steve Reich, Blu & Exile,

LIVE IN PARIS at the Days Off Festival

To launch their new Apollo album, Icebreaker perform their version of Apollo by Brian Eno, Roger Eno, & Daniel Lanois, arranged by Woojun Lee, with the film For All Mankind, as part of an evening celebration of Brian Eno, also

Political Music

presented by James Poke James Poke presents this month’s Radio Icebreaker with a show devoted to political music and protest songs, from Plan B and Billy Bragg to George Crumb and Frederic Rzewski, taking in Linton Kwesi Johnson, Public Enemy,

New Album: Apollo

Engaged in an exploration between recorded electronic and live acoustic sound, Icebreaker and renowned pedal steel guitarist BJ Cole present their “moving and sublime” performance of Apollo in a definitive and invigorating recording. Widely regarded as Brian Eno’s best and