Thursday, November 29, 2007

Now that's what I call efficiency !



Greetings all,
my, haven't we been busy ?
What with all that sorting out of new mascot arrivals here at AZ Towers, we neglected the paperwork side of things (hey, easy to do !) so we have dotted the i's and crossed the t's, and have the complete AZ Programme Schedules for December 2007, for you below.
Now that's what I call efficiency !
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This coming weekend, Barry De Foyle is back in the chair (not sure which chair, we'll need to ask him about that) for his Saturday Special, via RTI and Sky, at 21.00 hours. The following evening, Sunday, at 20.00 hours, in his usual spot, it's Johnny Reece.
I will publish playlist details at the end of the weekend.
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The Pod : Late Sunday evening, Johnny Reece's Show will be uploaded, and we have just uploaded the brand new shows from Richard Bismarck, Zoe Street-Howe, and Andy Miles.
They are there right now - check em' out !
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Oh, and I really can't say too much about it - no, let me rephrase that, I can't say much about it at all, except to hint that there may be 2 (yes, two !) new AZ Presenters joining us shortly. Hmmm...
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Ok, here's the December listings, and I'll be back at the weekend. Stay safe !
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THE ALBUM ZONE : Programme Schedules : December 2007

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ALBUM ZONE POD :

Album Zone Programmes are available 24/7 to play or download, at :
http://www.4shared.com/dir/391612/be81ca22/sharing.html

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ALBUM ZONE via RTI (www.rti.fm) and SKY Channel 0195 :

SATURDAYS at 21.00 hours (UK time) :

1st December - Barry De Foyle
8th December - Gil Legine
15th December - Andy Miles
22nd December - Zoe Street-Howe
29th December - Richard Bismarck

EVERY SUNDAY at 20.00 hours (UK time),
on the 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th December - Johnny Reece

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ALBUM ZONE via RADIO SEAGULL (www.radioseagull.com)

3rd Dec 18.00 hours - Johnny Reece
4th Dec 18.00 hours - Cupcake
5th Dec 18.00 hours - Zoe Street-Howe
7th Dec 02.00 hours - Johnny Reece
8th Dec 02.00 hours - Cupcake
9th Dec 02.00 hours - Zoe Street-Howe
10th Dec 18.00 hours - Johnny Reece
11th Dec 18.00 hours - Zoe Street-Howe
12th Dec 18.00 hours - Andy Miles
14th Dec 02.00 hours - Johnny Reece
15th Dec 02.00 hours - Zoe Street-Howe
16th Dec 02.00 hours - Andy Miles
17th Dec 18.00 hours - Johnny Reece
18th Dec 18.00 hours - Andy Miles
19th Dec 18.00 hours - Richard Bismarck
21st Dec 02.00 hours - Johnny Reece
22nd Dec 02.00 hours - Andy Miles
23rd Dec 02.00 hours - Richard Bismarck
24th Dec 18.00 hours - Johnny Reece
25th Dec 18.00 hours - Richard Bismarck
26th Dec 18.00 hours - TBA
28th Dec 02.00 hours - Johnny Reece
29th Dec 02.00 hours - Richard Bismarck
30th Dec 02.00 hours - TBA
31st Dec 18.00 hours - Johnny Reece

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Thanks, as ever, for your support.
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Steve Lloyd PR The Album Zone
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Official Pod : http://www.4shared.com/dir/391612/be81ca22/sharing.html
Official Blog : http://thealbumzone.blogspot.com
Official MySpace : http://www.myspace.com/albumzone
Album Zone email : studio@albumzone.co.uk
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Sunday, November 25, 2007

and it was...



Hi all, good weekend ?
As usual on a Sunday, here's tonights playlist, which is now hanging around the Pod, in that threatening manner we know so well...

Johnny x

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Johnny Reece Show : 25th November, 2007

Wiggles - Goldfish
Ides Of March - Vehicle
Mountain Goats - Letter From Belgium
Jimi Hendrix Experience - Little Wing
Sparks - Tits
The Bevis Frond - A Sorry Tale
The Kinks - David Watts
Louis XIV - Pledge Of Allegiance
George Harrison - Apple Scruffs
Lambchop - Something's Going On
The Poni-Tails - Born Too Late
Brian Eno - China My China
January - Paul O'Reilly
Queen - White Queen (As It Began)
Sandy Nelson - Let There Be Drums
Sophia - All My Love
Weezer - Buddy Holly
Roxy Music - Sea Breezes
The Waterboys - The Crash Of Angel Wings
Air Liquide - If There Was No Gravity
Cockney Rebel - Judy Teen
Coldplay - Clocks
The Thrills - Big Sur
Malcolm McLaren - About Her
Empress Of Fur - We Like Weird
The Cramps - What's Inside A Girl
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Saturday, November 24, 2007

Time to meet ... Lolita and Guernica



Hello there Zoneheads,
a good weekend to you all.
Lots of goings on at RTI this weekend, with their entire Studio Complex being relocated. Whether this affects the normal AZ output tonight and tomorrow, we just don't know as yet.
If things run to form, Cupcake will be on air, 9pm tonight UK time, via www.rti.fm and Sky 0195, with the Johnny Reece Show in it's usual spot at 8pm tomorrow evening.
However - Cupcake's superb new show is already on the Pod, and I will be uploading Johnny's Show earlier than usual, tomorrow, just in case technical things re the RTI move do affect the output. Hey, it's great to have our own back-up !
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Meanwhile, got to rush, as I have to aquaint myself and say Hi to the new tiny arrivals here at AZ Towers, Lolita and Guernica.
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Have a great weekend,
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Steve

Monday, November 19, 2007

Monday, Monday...



Greetings Zoneheads, and welcome to the week.
It's been a strange one here, for all sorts of reasons, as most of you know. On to all that in a minute or two.
Firstly, let me update you, as I should, with Programme news. Happy to say that the brand new opus from the Punklicious Zoe Street-Howe is currently getting it's debut on the AZ Pod. Do check it out, it's her 2nd Show back at the Zone, after too, too long an absence.
Also nestling up on the Pod, since last night, is the current Johnny Reece Show.
To catch both of those, and a host of other AZ Programmes from our little squad, just go to our Pod URL at the bottom of this update, and away you go...
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It's customary (hey, it's AZ law !) to bring you the Johnny Reece playlist from the weekend, so here goes :
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Johnny Reece Show, 18th November 2007
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Donald Fagen - New Frontier
Brian Eno - Baby's On Fire
Ray Davies - One More Time
The Beatles - I'm Down
Marjorie Fair - Stare
R.E.M. - She Just Wants To Be
Rolling Stones - 19th Nervous Breakdown
Elvis Costello And The Attractions - Watch Your Step
John Cooper Clarke - I Musn't Go Down To The Sea Again
Delphine - La Fermeture Eclair
Les Fleur De Lys - Circles
The Style Council - Down In The Seine
John Lennon - Bless You
Bill Nelson's Red Noise - Furniture Music
Cat Stevens - How Can I Tell You
The Mockingbirds - How To Find A Lover
The Kinks - Celluloid Heroes ('Live')
Lightning Seeds - Cigarettes And Lies
Roxy Music - Manifesto
Magda Umer - Koncert Jesienny
Plastiscines - Mister Driver
Cockney Rebel - Ritz
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Uploading again today, but this time, to our MySpace page. We have been updating the Photo Galleries there, so do take a peak !
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Finally, thanks to all those who wrote in, regarding the loss of our well known and much loved resident AZ Mascot. He's been around for over 5 years - yes, Blubber The Wonder Goldfish. He'll be missed.
I was chatting to Johnny last night about it here, and he said something which brought a wry smile, and made me laugh out loud when I thought about it, when he said "you do realise that in the last 2 days, Blubber has had more mail than all of the AZ Presenters put together".
How great is that ? I guess that's the way it should be. So, a huge thanks for your comments, your Blog comments, your emails, your texts, and your e-cards.
Sometimes, it's not just all about the Presenters and Radio and Music, and we're glad of that.
Thanks to you all.
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I'll be back at the end of the week, with Weekend Programming news.
Meanwhile, do keep an eye on the Album Zone MySpace page, as we are rummaging for photographs, and as soon as we find any more, they are scanned, uploaded, and added !
Have a great week.
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Steve Lloyd PR The Album Zone
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Official Blog : http://thealbumzone.blogspot.com
Official MySpace : http://www.myspace.com/albumzone
Album Zone Pod : http://www.4shared.com/dir/391612/be81ca22/sharing.html
email : studio@albumzone.co.uk
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Sunday, November 18, 2007

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Weekend action !




Greetings Zoneheads,
just a quick note of the sounds which could be launched into your earlobes this weekend, if you let them, via us all here at AZ Towers.
Tonight, Saturday, 21.00 hours (UK time) via www.rti.fm and also Sky 0195, Andy Miles will take you on a Rock and Blues trip, for a couple of hours, as is his want.
Tomorrow, Sunday, same frequencies, but slightly earlier at 20.00 UK, Johnny Reece is back in the chair for more choice Album cuts, and, no doubt, some rather strange stories too (hey, we've noticed that).
Monday to Wednesday inclusive we're back again, this time via Radio Seagull (www.radioseagull.com) at 18.00 hours, with Johnny Reece, Gil Legine, and Cupcake, respectively. These 3 Programmes are also repeated on Seagull later in the week, for those in different timezones. It's 02.00 AM (UK) on Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
This does mean we are on every single day of the week. There's no escape !
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Do check out our Pod too, which contains a whole host of brand new and recent Programmes from our squad. This will be added to, late Sunday evening, with the newies from both Johnny Reece, and the first airing of the brand new opus from Zoe Street-Howe . Punklicious !
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Very encouraging to have more new contacts recently from around the world, from people who have just discovered us. This does, naturally, bring up the point of something we used to do regularly, which is to also air 'Vintage' Programmes from AZ history, giving people a rare chance to hear AZ Shows from years gone by. So, it's something we are considering once again.
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A little bit of a spring clean and sort out too will be cccuring, on our MySpace page.
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Have a great weekend, and thanks, as ever, for your support.
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Steve Lloyd PR The Album Zone
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Official Blog : http://thealbumzone.blogspot.com
Official MySpace : http://www.myspace.com/albumzone
Official Pod : http://www.4shared.com/dir/391612/be81ca22/sharing.html
email : studio@albumzone.co.uk
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Sunday, November 11, 2007

'Two Of A Kind' Playlist, and Scheds...




Greetings Zoneheads,
I trust your weekend was a good one. As promised, the Playlist is below for tonights Johnny Reece 'Two Of A Kind' special 'themed' Show, with the trick in the tail at the end, with one title being 'doctored' to fit, to form part of a competition.
Hey, I'm not even going to try, I'd get it wrong !
But some smarty out there will get it, I am sure.
You Zoneheads are a discerning musical bunch.
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Schedule details too - via www.radioseagull com, Monday to Wednesday inclusive, as ever the Zone will be around, at 18.00 hours (UK time) with Johnny Reece, Andy Miles, and Gil Legine respectively, on those days.
Repeats follow via the same frequencies on Thursday to Saturday, inclusive.
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Ok, to the playlist !
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Johnny Reece Show, 11th November, 2007
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'Two Of A Kind'
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Crazy - Icehouse
Crazy - Nut
Girl - The Beatles
Girl - T.Rex
Run Run Run - The Gestures
Run Run Run - Jo Jo Gunne
Good Times - Eric Burdon
Good Times - Sam Cooke
All I Want - Lightning Seeds
All I Want - The London Angels
Stupid Girl - Rolling Stones
Stupid Girl - Garbage
How - Lisa Loeb
How - John Lennon
Don't Let Me Down - The Beatles
Don't Let Me Down - Bad Company
I Want You - Bob Dylan
I Want You - The Troggs
Problems - The Everly Brothers
Problems - Sex Pistols
Time - David Bowie
Time - Tom Waits
Maybe - The Shangri-Las
Maybe - Thom Pace
America - Gary Numan
America - Simon And Garfunkel
I Need You Tonight - ZZ Top
I Need You Tonight - Inxs
All I Want Is You - Crackle
All I Want Is You - Roxy Music
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Thanks, as ever, for your support.
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Steve Lloyd PR The Album Zone
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Official Blog : http://thealbumzone.blogspot.com
Official MySpace : http://www.myspace.com/albumzone
email : studio@albumzone.co.uk
Pod : http://www.4shared.com/dir/391612/be81ca22/sharing.html
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Friday, November 09, 2007

Punklicious and Two Of A Kind




Greetings, Zoneheads - wrapped up warm ?
We are, here. Winter dawns, quite suddenly if truth be told, but do we care ?
Not really - we are snuggled up, thank you very much, in the womb of our very warm and rather fabulous new-look Studio (yes, 'The Den' ) here at AZ Towers.
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With all the work going on here recently, we will be taking a little time off from AZ duties this weekend... we deserve it !
But firstly, news to tell you of this weekends AZ Shows, springing out around the world, directly into your ears, with your permission, of course.
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Saturday night sees the long awaited return of the Punklicious Zoe to AZ duties, and she will be punkin' and a-ska-ing' (such a word ?) around the world for you on Saturday evening, 21.00 hours UK time, via www.rti.fm, and also on Sky Satellite into millions of homes across Europe and beyond, via Channel 0195.
Be there !
You'll hear from the likes of The Waitresses, The Specials, Tommy McCook, Joy Division, The Slits, and many more...
Can't wait ? Well, it's on our Pod, right now...
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Sunday night, and it's the Scotsman's turn, as Johnny Reece takes to the airwaves. 20.00 hours it will be (UK time) via www.rti.fm, and Sky 0195, Sunday, for what he is rather mysteriously calling 'Two Of A Kind'.
Ah, a themed Show once again, although what he means, we just don't know - yes, he's not telling us. Typical ! Tune in and find out what on earth he's on about, will you ?
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In the meantime, we're having a quiet Friday here at AZ Towers, luxuriating in some rather good music, and some rather fine wine.
Have a great weekend everyone, and thanks, as ever, for your support.
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Steve Lloyd PR The Album Zone
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Official Blog : http://thealbumzone.blogspot.com
Official MySpace : http://www.myspace.com/albumzone
Email : studio@albumzone.co.uk
Pod : http://www.4shared.com/dir/391612/be81ca22/sharing.html

Sunday, November 04, 2007

Playlists and Pods, and the return of Cupcake







Sunday night at AZ Towers, and isn't it nice to have a lazy day for a change ?
We're settling in nicely, thanks, to the ways and foibles of the new-look Studio 1.
Slowly.
The 'Den' as it's been called, is looking good.
Earlier tonight, was the Johnny Reece Show, which is now on our Pod, in the usual place, amongst others, at :
http://www.4shared.com/dir/391612/be81ca22/sharing.html.
Play the Shows straight off the bat, or download them. Your choice !
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New Pod action too, as of this evening, as we welcome back Cupcake to The Album Zone.
Also new on the Pod, is the latest opus from Gil Legine.
All ready for your ears.
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This coming week, AZ Programmes continue via Radio Seagull (www.radioseagull.com), on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, at 6pm (UK time).
These are repeated later in the week - check their Site for details.
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Now, to the playlist for tonights Johnny Reece Show... :
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Amy Arena - Excuse Me
Elvis Costello and The Attractions - God's Comic
Bryan Ferry - Make You Feel My Love
Lyle Lovett - She's No Lady
Plasticines - La Regle Du Jeu
Interpol - Obstacle 2
Mink De Ville - Spanish Stroll
White Stripes - Little Bird
Vanessa Paradis - Oh, Darling ('Live')
Ezio - One More Walk Round The Dancefloor ('Live')
Soul Hooligan - Sweet Pea
Gun - Race With The Devil
Dr. Dog - Ain't It Strange
The Kinks - Shangri-La
Klaatu - Dr. Marvello
Gary Numan - Little Invitro
Donna Summer - Could It Be Magic
Sparks - Hasta Manana, Monsieur
Jens Lekman - A Postcard To Nina
Colin Blunstone - I Want Some More
King - Love And Pride
Cockney Rebel - Mirror Freak
The Quik - Bert's Apple Crumble
The Shangri-Las - Give Him A Great Big Kiss
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That's it Zoneheads, hope it was a great weekend.
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As ever, thanks for your support.
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Steve Lloyd PR The Album Zone
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Official Blog : http://thealbumzone.blogspot.com
Official MySpace : www.myspace.com/albumzone
email : studio@albumzone.co.uk
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Saturday, November 03, 2007

Weekend Action






So, Zoneheads, it's back to normality (but, what is that ?).
Well, almost. Still a little fine tuning to do re the new Studio set-up, but, give or take an hour or three, it's just about completed.
I say that, but you know how these things tend to run and run !
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To this weekends programming, and it's Barry De Foyle hitting the worldwide airwaves tonight, via www.rti.fm at 21.00 (UK time), and simultaneously on Sky 0195.
Tomorrow, Sunday evening sees (hears ?) the new Johnny Reece Show get it's debut, also via RTI and Sky, this time at 20.00 hours (UK).
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Next weeks airings via Radio Seagull (www.radioseagull.com) from Monday to Wednesday inclusive, at 18.00 hours (UK) will be : Johnny Reece, Andy Miles, and Barry De Foyle.
More info on those ?, well, just check out the Seagull Website.
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We have new Programmes up and coming to our Pod in the coming week too, from Gil Legine, and, after a long absence, the return of Cupcake. Watch out for them !
But, we'll update you on all Pod goings on right here, too.
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Another visit to AZ Towers by the Punklicious Zoe is just about due, and hey, where is Pixie ?
We'll chase her down this week, to find out when her next show is up and coming.
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Wherever you are, have a great weekend.
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Thanks, as ever, for your support.
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Steve Lloyd PR The Album Zone
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Official Blog : http://thealbumzone.blogspot.com
Official MySpace : www.myspace.com/albumzone
email : studio@albumzone.co.uk
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