TTBA Album of the Month: Belle And Sebastian

TTBA Album of the Month: Belle And Sebastian

The Turn the Beat Around ‘Album of the Month’ for August is the current offering from Glasgow band, Belle and Sebastian with How to solve our human problems.

Belle And Sebastian have proved to be a surprisingly robust band. The Glasgow sextet are fronted by a former church caretaker and they are still going strong 22 years. This is their 10th album, and is more proof of their staying power.

How To Solve Our Human Problems is an album containing 15 new songs with Ian Arbuckle featuring tracks each week on Turn The Beat Around on 100.8 Revival FM on Wednesday nights from 8.00-10.00pm, and Saturday afternoons 3.00-5.00pm plus Catch Up anytime.

Gospel Blues Train: Paul Thorn interview

Gospel Blues Train: Paul Thorn interview

The Gospel Blues Train, presented and produced by musician Lins Honeyman, features this week an exclusive interview with Mississippi-raised bluesman Paul Thorn.

This follows the release of his most recent album ‘Don’t Let The Devil Ride’. 

Impressively employing the services of big name acts such as the McCrary Sisters, The Blind Boys of Alabama and New Orleans’ renowned Preservation Hall Jazz Band, ‘Don’t Let The Devil Ride’ sees the seasoned artist revisit his church roots with a collection of old gospel numbers that act as a perfect vehicle for his trademark earthy vocals and down home musical style.

Lins caught up with Paul to chat about the new album and his long and varied career.

The Gospel Blues Train with Lins Honeyman, Tuesday 31 July at 10.00-11.00pm plus Catch-Up anytime.  The Gospel Blues Train is also scheduled on Fridays at 8.00pm and Saturdays at 7.00pm.

Gospel Blues Train ‘Prayer’ themed specials

Gospel Blues Train ‘Prayer’ themed specials

This Friday, 22 June from 8.00pm on 100.8 Revival and online at revival.fm in the first of a two part special, The Gospel Blues Train with Lins Honeyman takes the subject of prayer as its theme.

The genre of gospel blues is chock full of songs that take the act of praying as their inspiration, and this week, The Gospel Blues Train will feature prayerful songs by the likes of Ruby Turner, Ray Charles, Jimmie Bratcher, Brownie McGhee, the Tim Crahart Blues Band and many, many, more.

Part two of this special series will air on Friday 29 June on 100.8 Revival FM.

The Gospel Blues Trains with Lins Honeyman, Fridays at 8.00-9.00pm; Saturdays 7.00-8.00pm and Tuesdays 10.00-11.00pm plus Catch Up anytime.

Catch Up listen: Will Graham chats to Dave Mitchell

Catch Up listen: Will Graham chats to Dave Mitchell

Will Graham popped in to Revival FM on Thursday 14 June to chat with morning presenter Dave Mitchell.

The interview went out on Friday 15 June prior to the Celebration of Hope festival at Falkirk Stadium during the weekend of 15-17 June.

Listen to Will Graham with Dave on the Revival FM Catch Up section here or just click on Catch Up at the top of the front page of this website and then click on Dave Mitchell Mid Morning Hour here