UKNY For August 4
GHUM (photo by Poppy Marriott, PR)
Elements of the Cure, Savages, and other brooding, black-clad furies slip through the songs of Ghum, a new quartet from London that makes a gorgeous racket. Tonight on UKNY at 11, a track from their new EP, The Coldest Fire, plus new releases from Floating Points, Vanishing Twin, and Gruff Rhys, who returns with a Welsh album on the horizon, called Pang!
Something from freshly-minted Mercury Prize nominees Fontaines D.C. too — the Mercury's longlist of 12 nominees came out last week — and also the resurrection of Denmark's Efterklang, who'll release their first album in seven years, called Altid Sammen, in September. And we'll remember the Dutch actor Rutger Hauer, who passed away on July 19.
UKNY airs Sunday nights from 11 p.m.-midnight on 90.7, also streaming online and later on demand in the Weekend Archives.
1. (Dublin, IE), Fontaines D.C., “Television Screen,” Dogrel
2. Sacred Paws, “Almost It,” Run Around the Sun
3. Gruff Rhys, “Bae Bae Bae,” Pang!
4. Bromide, “I’ll Never Learn,” I Woke Up
5. (Frillesås, SE) Sir Was feat. Little Dragon, “Deployed,” Holding on to a Dream
6. The Clientele, “On a Summer Trail,” Unreal and Alone: The Best of the Clientele
7. Amy Winehouse, “The Girl from Ipanema,” Lioness: Hidden Treasures
8. Ghum, “Saturn,” The Coldest Fire EP
9. (Brisbane, AU) Hatchie, “Kiss the Stars,” Keepsake
10. Vanishing Twin, “Wise Children,” The Age of Immunology
11. Floating Points, “LesAlpx (radio edit),” Les Alpx/Corrabell
12. Efterklang, “Vi er uendelig,” Altid Sammen
13. Grumbling Fur, “The Ballad of Roy Batty,” Glynnaestra
14. Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, Roger Eno, “Silver Morning,” Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks