Archive for the 'The Exciting Hellebore Shew' Category

Dan Wilson – The Philosophy of Mediadropping

‘The Philosophy of Mediadropping’ is a relentless musing on the practice of mediadropping – the dropping of home-made CDs, DVDs, tapes, books, manuscripts, etc. in public places for random people to find. Mediadropping is a pathological habit of mine. My old Resonance show, ‘The Exciting Hellebore Shew’, documented many mediadroppings in detail (or tapedroppings as […]

Marvin Suicide: The Promo

Marvin Suicide is a weekly 30 minute programme that only plays music and sounds that have been found freely and legally on the internet. It is available as a podcast at and is currently being broadcast on Resonance 104.4FM at 6:00pm on Sundays. subscribe to the podcast

The Exciting Hellebore Shew: Unlistenable Special

Piping out unenlightened smog for the inverted jet nozzle of your sound perception to spray your brain internally with sweet anti-music… you guessed it, we present a compilation of deliberately unlistenable noise-musics. Introduction, recounting the story of essex white-van lads who force passers-by to listen to happy-hardcore and gabba techno resulting in their arrest. Sweet, […]

The Exciting Hellebore Shew: Jumped Skywards

So… you’ve jumped skyward, walked forward, stepped backward, looked downward, you’ve been in all directions but now it’s time to go awkward. Life of Leylandii. Helecopter Crash Fasions (harsh-sounding electro pop instrumental) Uncomfortability introduction (crazy person on a train) Uncomfortability Lament for the demise of the casette – the Resonance Tape-Dropping project. Mrs Shardenfraude (Performed […]

The Exciting Hellebore Shew: Rambling Special

Pilfering through the voices of today’s logicians… First Broadcast on October 23, 2003. Begins with nose-picking complaint, instructing listeners not to listen to the Hellebore Shew. ‘Bring me a hail of slow-motion on a plate please (followed by the aerial bombardment of your head)’ – Ray Stispozeille, an atempt to subvert the ‘think before you […]

The Exciting Hellebore Shew: Bush Special

First broadcast on November 19th 2003, this episode of the Exciting Hellebore Shew celebrates George W Bush’s visit to London. It’s dedicated to the American president, and also to bushes in general. The highlight of the show is certainly “chemical attack”. George Bush introduction. A Recording made from within a bush. Re-constituted tape found within […]

The Exciting Hellebore Shew: Strange music and post-boring stories

“Strange music and post-boring stories for the next half hour”. The first ever episode of the Exciting Hellebore Shew. Originally broadcast on Sep 3, 2003. * A love song about fleas (Start the show on a high-note) * DJs of Unfairness * The Hermit * Leper in a Tumble-dryer * Doug’s Piss-up

The Exciting Hellebore Shew: Robot Shew

Dan finds himself made redundant because a robot voice has taken over the Hellebore Shew. * Introduction: Conflict with a some kind of robotic voice thing, leads to a lamentably shambolic fight in the studio. * Catch the nail-bomber. * Kerb Crawling in the 22nd centuary, interrupted with an actual act of wandering around. * […]

The Exciting Hellebore Shew: Audio Flyering Special

A documentary on audio-flyering (or tapedropping): the unfine art of purposefully dropping a cassette of supposedly messed-up “distressed” music and sound as an affront to music retail. This episode was first broadcast on October 17th 2003.