Wed Drive – Top 10 Gigs, Songs and Albums of 2009

Gigs of the Year
10 – Bonaparte @ Camp A Low Hum (I Can’t Dance)
9 – Tommy @ The Dux (Magpie Song)
8 – Teacups @ Camp A Low Hum (Hornets)
7 – So So Modern @ Goodbye Blue Monday (Fire Fights)
6 – Ruby Suns @ Playskool (Kenya Dig It?)
5 – Mint Chicks @ any of three shows I saw (I Can’t Stop Being Foolish)
4 – Metronomy @ Bodega (The End of You Too)
3 – Neil Young @ Big Day Out (Rockin in the Free World)
2 – Animal Collective @ Powerstation (What Would I want Sky)
1 – The Brunettes @ Als’ Bar (Boy Racer)
Songs of the Year
10 – St. Vincent – The Strangers
9 – Atlas Sound (w/Noah Lennox) – Walkabout
8 – Tourettes – Letting Go
7 – David Bryne & Dirty Projectors – Knotty Pine
*Best Track from Chch – Sleepy Age – Oceans and Oceans
6 – Here We Go Magic – Tunnelvision
5 – Moron Says What?! – Natalie
*Blank Dogs – Tin Birds
4 – EAR PWR – Future Eyes (*also Sarah from EMJs fav)
3 – Camera Obscura – French Navy
*Nick from EMJs fav track – The Eels – That Look You Give That Guy
2 – Los Campesinos! – The Sea Is A Good Place To Think Of The Future
1 – Animal Collective – Summertime Clothes
Albums of the Year
10 – Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest (Two Weeks)
9 – Summer Cats – Songs for Tuesdays (Lonely Planet)
8 – Haunted Love – Darkness in Diamond City (Sweet Baby)
7 – Atlas Sound – Logos (Shelia)
6 – The Gladeyes – Psychosis of Love (The Light)
5 – Woods – Songs of Shame (Military Madness)
4 – Fuck Buttons – Tarot Sport (The Lisbon Maru)
3 – Mint Chicks – Screens (Enemies)
2 РAnimal Collective РMerriweather Post Pavilion (Lion In A Coma)
1 – God Help The Girl – God Help The Girl (Musician Please Take Heed)
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Penultimate Wed Drive of 09!

Hello – one more show to go for the year! Hope you can tune in

Summer Cats – Super

Los Campesinos! – This Is How You Spell: “Hahaha, We Destroyed The Hopes and Dreams of a Generation of Faux-Romantics”

Telekinesis – Tokyo

Architecture in Helsinki –¬†Need To Shout

Brian Wilson – Vega-Tables

The Sneaks – Scenester

Jens Lekman – Jen Lekman’s Farewell Song to Rocky Dennis

Sunset Rubdown – Us Ones in Between

Dear Time’s Waste – Cows

God Help The Girl – Perfection As A Hipster

Grizzly Bear – Ready, Able

Fuck Buttons – Flight of the Feathered Serpent

Monday Drive with MZA 14/12/2009.

Hello lovely listeners, well only two more drive shows until the New Year, dont forget we will be doing a decade of music special on the 28th, meantime, here is last nights playlist. Cheers MZA..xoxo

Jukebox banger: Shapeshifter – Long White Cloud – 12″
The XX – Infinity – The XX
Leftfield – Original – Lefisim
Nick Cave – Stagger Lee – Murder Ballads
Primal Scream – Higher than the sun – Screamedelica
The Charlatans – My Beautiful Friend – single
The Beatles – Eleanor Rigby – Revolver
La Roux – In for the Kill – Single
Goldie – Inner City Life – 12″
Adele – Hometown Glory –
12″

Wed Drive – Dec 9

Arcade Fire – Keep the Car Running

Neko Case – The Needle Has Landed

Panda Bear – Comfy In Nautica

Klaxons – Gravity’s Rainbow

MEN – Make It Reverse

Metronomy – Back on the Motorway

New Young Pony Club – The Bomb

Tommy Ill – Cheap Wine Bender

The Blow – Hock It

The Juan Maclean – Happy House

Lawrence Arabia – Fine Old Friends

Animal Collective – In The Flowers

Monday Drive with MZA 7/12/2009

Hello lovely listeners, well not long now till the end of the decade, Whew! Monday Drive will be continuing throughout the holiday period with a special end of decade show on the 28th. In the meantime, here is the playlist…Peace…xoxoMZ

Monday Jukebox Banger: Patti Smith – Babelouge/Rock and Roll Nigger – Easter
Yazoo – Only You – Upstairs at Erics
Beth Orton – Best Bit – Central Reservation
Everything But The Girl – Missing – Single
Lady Sovereign – Those were the Days – Single
Florence and the Machine – Kiss with a Fist – Lungs
Ms Dynamite – Miss – A Little Darker
Jean Grae – Love Song – Attack of the Attacking things
Bat for Lashes – Pearls Dream – The Skream Remix
PJ Harvey – Angelene – Is this Desire

Wed Drive – December the second

Today on the show I spoke with Sam from Bond Street Bridge, James Milne of Lawrence Arabia, and Nick and Sarah from Einstein Music Journal. EMJ are counting down the Top 20 Albums of the Year – what’s your favourite? Comment below…

Bonaparte – Too Much

Beck – Gamma Ray

Atlas Sound – An Orchid

Cuba Is Japan – Nedland

Beirut – La Llorona

Belle & Sebastian – Judy and The Dream of Horses

Los Campesinos! – The Sea is a Good Place to Think of the Future

Animal Collective – Graze

Animal Collective – Taste

HEALTH – Death+

Teengirl Fantasy – Hoop Dreams

Pyramiddd – Pop Songs

Monday Drive with MZA 30/11/2009

Hello there lovely listeners, here is the playlist for last Monday’s hour of pleasure….Word! MZA xoxo

Ian Dury and the Blockheads – Reasons to be Cheerful Part 3 – Jukebox Dury
La Roux – In for the Kill – The Skream remix
The Herbaliser feat Jean Grae – If you close your eyes – Take London
Roots Manuva – Witness – 12″
Chase and Status feat Kano – Against all odds – 12″
The XX – Infinity – The XX
The Dandy Warhols – Sleep – 13 Tales of Urban Bohemia
Nick Cave and PJ Harvey – Henry Lee – Murder Ballads
Massive Attack – Safe from Harm – Blue Lines
The Strawpeople – Under the Milky Way – Broadcast
The Church – Under the Milky Way