Stagger 29th January 2018: Dan’s Last Stagger

Dan Stagger’s last Stagger. A feast of brilliant music from his Stagger career and a celebration of the Fall too.

The Fall: Dead Beat Descendant
BO NINGEN: Daikaisei Part 1
Get Cape Wear Cape Fly: Collapsing Cities
The Fall: Smile
The Smiths: Headmaster Ritual
The Puncture Repair Kit: Murder’s Probably Wrong
The Seven Twenty: Technicolour
The Fall: Das Vulture Ans Ein Nutter-Wain
Tigercats: Banned at the Troxy
Grimes: Genesis
Colourmusic: Yes!
Azealia Banks: 212
Friends: I’m His Girl
Hole: Celebrity Skin

Thank you to everyone who’s listened over the last several years and the musicians who’ve enriched our lives. We’ve loved every minute. Tom will be Staggering on solo and please stay in touch.

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Stagger 07.01.2018

Stagger are back for 2018. This week:

Ragga Twins: Ragga Trip
BLOODY KNEES: Who’s Hungry
Mudhoney: Let It Slide
Psychic Lemon: Hey Droog!
Spirit Of The Beehive: Twenty First Road Trip
Goat: The Light Within
Battles: Ice Cream
Green Dolphin: Mr Big (at the Junction on Friday night)
Gaffa Tape Sandy: Beehive (Also at the Junction on Friday)
Mammoth Penguins: Propped Up By Affection
The Catenary Wires: Throw Another Love Song On The Fire
model village: 2003
David Nance: Negative Boogie
Velvet Underground: Rock.And Roll
Dan Me Sac Vs Scroobius Pip: Thou Shalt Always Kill

Every track a work of genius. Very stable genius. 

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Stagger, 10th December 2017

UYoung MC: Bust A Move

The Fall: Hark The Herald Angels Sing

Tom Waits: Christmas Card From A Hooker In Miineapolis

The Paraffins: Braving The Winter 

School Damage: No Ideas

Allo Darlin: Polaroid Song 

Okkervil River: Singer Songwriter 

Deep City: Wht Hppnd (see then at the Junction on Friday)

Beverley Kills: Walking In The Air 

LCD Soundsystem: Xmas Will Break Your Heart 

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs: All I Want For Christmas 

Wooden Arms: Restless 

Bleached: Looming For A Fight


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Stagger: 3rd December: Gavin Chappell Bates special!

Thank you to Gavin Chappell-Bates for joining us this week, we loved having you on the show. Our Antiques Roadshow album was the Holy Bible by Manic Street Preachers.

We played:
Allo Darlin’: the Polaroid Song
Gavin Chappell-Bates: Lovely Day
Sweet Baboo: C’mon Let’s Mosh
Manic Street Preachers: Faster
Manic Street Preachers: Die In The Summertime
Manic Street Preachers: This is Yesterday
Manic Street Preachers: Yes
Gavin Chappell-Bates: Bad Faith / Good Faith
Mansun: Take It Easy Chicken

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Stagger, 27th November 

This week on Stagger:
The Stooges: No Fun
Happy Mondays: Fat Lady Wrestlers
Fat Lip: What’s Up Fatlip?
Gavin Chappell-Bates: Dead End Disco Streets (Gavin will be joining us in the studio on Sunday)
Gingerlys: Purple Sunshine
Yonaka: Bubblegum
Savages: Husbands
The Scissors (uk): Afternoons (see them at Mill Road Winter Fair, 1.45pm at Ditchburn Place)
Shyer: Hideout (at the Portland on Saturday night)
Okervil River: Singer Songwriter
East India Youth: Dripping Down
Superchunk: What A Time To Be Alive
Escape-Ism: Rome Wasn’t Burnt In A Day
Senseless Things: Page 3 Valentine.

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Stagger 19th November 2017

This week:

X Ray Spex: Identity 

Weaves: Shithole

Hotel Lux: The Last Hangman

Lamb: Illumina 

おとぼけビ~バ~ - Otoboke Beaver: Love Is Short

Gomez: Whippin’ Piccadilly (see Gomez, 6th May at the Corn Exchange

Clinton: Button Down Disco

Happy Mondays: Wrote For Luck (at the Corn Exchange Saturday)

Ghostpoet: I Just Don’t Know 

King Krule; Check One

Jarvis Cocker: Fat Children 

Sløtface: Magazine

The Scissors (uk): Glossy Magazines

Asian Dub Foundation: Buzzin’

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Stagger: 5th November 2017

This week’s Staggeroony:

Underworld: Diamond Jigsaw
Dama Scout: Sugar (see them at
The Portland Arms on 13th Nov)
Billy Bragg: New England (at the Junction on Weds)
Nero’s Thumb: It Said
Perfect Machine: Lost In The City (Perfect Machine & Nero’s Thumb are both in the Cambridge Calling Vol 2 album on German Shepherd Records)
Gavin Chappell-Bates: Bad Faith / Good Faith
Matthew E White: Big Love
Sleaford Mods: Jobseeker (at the Corn Exchange on Tuesday)
Camilo: At This Moment (Friday at the The Blue Moon)
The Baby Seals: Vibrator
Roots Manuva: Get The Get
The Telescopes: The Perfect Needle
The Organ: Memorize The City
SIAH: Hipster
Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats: Poison Apple

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Stagger 15th October 2017

This week:

Joanna Gruesome: Sugarcrush
Beverley Kills (band): Intimidation
Gavin Chappell Bates: Dead End Disco Streets (catch Gavin at Black Barn, Sat 21st, for Oxjam)
Milk Disco: Welcome to the Milk Disco
Superorganism: Something for your M.I.N.D.
Mammoth Penguins and Friends: The Ex
The Scissors: Electric Line Terminus (ARU, Sat 21st, for Oxjam)
Bloody Knees: Maybe It’s Easy (At the Blue Moon, 26th Oct)
Jim White: Handcuffed to a fence in Mississippi
The Baby Seals: Vibrator
Jacqui and Geoff: Moon On A Stick (At the Tram Depot, Sat 21st, for Oxjam)
Alex G: Bobby (At the Portland on Weds 25th Oct)
The Magnetic Fields: Fido Your Leash Is Too Long
Soft Cell: Where Did Our Love Go? (Marc Almond at the Corn Exchange on Sat 21st)

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Stagger 8th October

This week:

Dizzee Rascal: Stand Up Tall (see Dizzee at the Corn Exchange on Friday night)

The Fall: It’s A Curse

Weaves: Slicked (13th Nov at the Portland Arms)

Saving Scarlett: Dear Liar (playing Oxjam, 21st October at ARU)

Hot 8 Brass Band: Ghost Town (Friday at the Junction)

EMA: Down and Out

INHEAVEN: World on Fire

Umbrella Assassins: Get Lean (Oxjam, 13 Oct at the Corner House)

Ghostpoet: Liiines (Junction, 2nd Nov)

Interpol: The Heinrich Maneuver

Dinosaur Jr.: Feel the Pain

Beaches: Food

Burial: Rodent

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Stagger! 1st October 2017

This week on Stagger:

Happy Mondays: 24 Hour Party People (see the Corn Exchange, 25th Nov)

Umbrella Assassins; 50 Watt Fingers

Bleached: Sleepwalking

King Krule: Dum Surfer 

QTY: Michael

Gossip: Standing In The Way Of Control

The Sound Of Pop Art: Drama (CB2s on Saturday, for Oxjam)

Jeffrey Lewis: Sad Screaming Old Man (at the Portland on Thurs)

Model Village: 2003 (also at the Portland on Thurs)

Beverley Kills: Sticks and Stones

Beta Band: Round The Bend

Björk: The Gates Of Utopia

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