Big Country – Where The Rose Is Sown

Kyros – The Lamb, The Badger & The Bee

Morrissey – Dagenham Dave 

Dave Dawson – Uncomfortably Strummed

Steven Wilson – Ha Bloody Ha 

Elvis Costello – I’m Not Angry

I Am The Manic Whale – Into the Blue

ELO – Mr Blue Sky

Jethro Tull – Living in the Past

GU-RU – Cosmic Rain


Dead Bob’s Shellac Attack: Side 1 of F.E.A.R by Marillion: El Dorado 


Dead Bob’s Record of the Week: Heatwave by A.C.T:

 – Intro (excerpt)

 – Checked Out

 – Brother 

Frost* – Terrestrial 

The Emerald Dawn – The Awakening

The Sensational Alex Harvey Band – Midnight Moses

Bob’s Boxset Bingo

  • Uriah Heep – Running All Night (With the Lion)
  • Budgie – Parents
  • Genesis – Home By The Sea / Second Home By The Sea

Dave Dawson – Midnight Massacre

Loonypark – Odyssey

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets – The Tale of Gurney Gridman 

Combination Head – Solid Ground 


Joining me in The Attic for this episode is Lee Spreadbury of GU-RU, a lovely lad and mahoosively talented to boot. We talk bobbins, of course, and find time to play a couple of tracks from the new GU-RU EP ‘Zenith’s Privilege’, as well as a tune from the debut album ‘Tales From The Ashram’.



It’s safe to say we love GU-RU here at from The Attic, so check ’em ‘aht, won’t you?



Bob’s Boxset Bingo:


UFO – Rock Bottom

Marillion – Market Square Heroes

Yes – To the Moment


Sylvan – Deep Inside / That’s Why it Hurts 

Dave Dawson – Meerkat Square Heroes

Magenta – Bela on vinyl

Tammatoys – I Will Follow

That Joe Payne – End of the Tunnel

Rick Wakeman – Valles Marineris excerpt on vinyl 



Joining me in the attic for Pod 20 is none other than Gordon Midgley, of Napier’s Bones fame who joins me for a session of MAMTABS (Middle-Aged Men Talking Absolute Bobbins). We also find time to chat about Gordon’s music, his inspiration, the recording process, new gear, knobs, and the forthcoming Napier’s Bones album. Double-neck guitars *and* taurus pedals are both mentioned, so there really is something for everyone in this episode. We manage to slip in a couple of tracks too, including a world-exclusive listen to a track from the new record.


AC/DC – Thunderstruck

James – Better than That

Uriah Heep – The Wizard

Magenta – The Devil at the Crossroads

Kimmo Pörsti – Thunkit

Alan Clayson & The Argonauts – The Rake’s Progress (by Turnpike)

Tusmørke – Age of Iron Man

Gentle Giant – Peel the Paint (Steve* Wilson remix)

Arab Strap – The Turning of our Bones

Citizen Cain – Bad Karma (Monsters and Men)

Cheeto’s Magazine – Nova America Orchestra Medley into Du Hast


*Don’t call him Steve, he’ll throw a shoe at you.


We’re joined in the attic this time by Pat Sanders of the band Drifting Sun, and in and amongst all the chattage we find time to play some tracks from the albums Singled Out and Planet Junkie.



Join us, won’t you, in celebrating all the wonderful staff here at Sandford Hospital, without whom this show wouldn’t exist? From Pavel in security to Maureen in HR and everyone in-between, this show goes out to our NHS Heroes. And let’s not forget all the DBP interns, who help make the show happen every week. Come rain, shine, mist, and drizzle.

Broadcast live from the Reg Knees Wing every Friday at 1830 hrs.


This latest instalment features the following most excellent artistes:


Scarlet INside – In the MOnkey CAge

Ward XVI – The Cradle Song

Mogwai – Ceiling Granny

Kerrs Pink – Private Affairs

Bernard & Pörsti – El Error

Jump – The Heroes

Drifting Sun – Diogenes

Nemo – Milgram, 1960

Stewart Clark – Almost 20/20

London Grammar – Californian Soil

The 1975 – Jesus Christ 2005 God Bless America 

Joan Armatrading – Flight of the Wild Geese  



Join us, won’t you, as we ascend to the Attic with Ward XVI, and chat about the band, their albums, live shows, accordions, and future plans? We also find time to play a couple of tracks, from their very fabulous studio albums ‘The Art of Manipulation’ and ‘Metamorphosis’.