Hello GoodBye Show 1 October 2011: Zapoppin’

Business as usual this Saturday lunchtime here on Hello GoodBye, with a debut live performences on the show from Zapoppin’.

Zapoppin’ are the key proponent of the powerskiffle genre. Thomas G.J. Sharpe and Luke Richards on banjo, harmonium and drums straddling sinister pop, awkward croon and upbeat folk. They have entertained audiences from Penzance to Berlin, summoning great intensity from the most meagre of instruments.

The band have been noted for their ‘black humour and obtuse lyrical themes’ by Clash and in 2010 were said that they ‘could be the face of a new strain of folk once everyone has recovered from their Mumford measles’ by 247 Magazine.

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Track list:
Sylvia Robinson – Sunday
Temperatures – Kakorr
Zapoppin’ – Calves (LIVE SESSION)
Zapoppin’ – She’s His (From Heels To Lips) (LIVE SESSION)
Zapoppin’ – Hoisted (LIVE SESSION)
Zapoppin’ – Digital Ace (LIVE SESSION)
Zapoppin’ – Pumpin’ Out The BTU’s (LIVE SESSION)
Zapoppin’ – Pub Dog (LIVE SESSION)
The Bomber Jackets – Routemaster
The Sticks – Ee Yeah (HG Archive)
Baaneex – Here Comes The Count (HG Archive)
Josh Shaddock – True Faith
Purling Hiss – Passenger Queen
Zapoppin’ – The Lurch I Left You In (LIVE SESSION)
Zapoppin’ – The Cheapest Laugh (LIVE SESSION)
Zapoppin’ – A Hymn For Eaton After The Apocalypse (LIVE SESSION)
Way Through – Salmon Patch
Rude Mechanicals – Rude Mechanicals
Zapoppin’ – ‘Interview’
Band Of Holy Joy – Between A Nightingale’s Song And Now
Date Palms – Psalm 3 (Intro)