19th March 2017: a Cambridge Calling special 

Thank you to Dave Hammond for joining us, and for all the bands that make Cambridge Calling such a vibrant and evlectic album. We played:

Run The Jewels: Legend Has It (Run The Jewels are not from.Cambridge)

Jesus And Mary Chain: Sometimes Always  (at the Junction on 3rd April)

Pissed Jeans (You’re Different in Person)

Trick Bird: Window

Keltrix: Butter

The Seven Twenty: Can’t Find No Love In This City

The Scissors: Haunted Mirror

I Strip For Couples: An Introduction 

Umbrella Assassins: Chicken

Bouquet Of Dead Crows: Drownout

Model.Village: Don’t 

Garuda: Theta

The show will be up on Mixcloud soon and the briliant Cambridge Calling Album is out now on German Shepherd Records.

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Stagger: 12th March 2017

A huge thank you to Goliath Theory for joining us tonight. Their acoustic songs sounded great in the studio and we’re looking forward to their EP coming out soon.

We played:

Childish Gambino: Boogieman

Goliath Theory: Gushing Blood

Rainbow Knife: Be Like The Rain

Broadway Danny Rose: Find It Hide Hit (catch them on Davey Hammond’s Smelly Flowerpot on Monday night 9-11pm, and on the Cambridge Calling compilation via German Shepherd records)

Goliath Theory: Chickamauga (live in the studio)

Mirrored Lips: 22 (at the Blue Mon on Friday)

Fret!: Hillbilly  (also at the Blue Moon on Friday)

The Gaslight Anthem; 1930

Goliath Theory; Underwater (live on Stagger)

Ricky Boom Boom & Tom Colborn: Eyes of Strangers

Goliath Theory: Family Ties

Goliath Theory: Why You Always High


Look out for the show on Mixcloud – appearing soon!

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Keltrix Special! 5th March 2017

So tonight’s show was all about Keltrix and their new album “Bobby Says”. The show featured Rosie from Keltrix and…

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard: Rattlesnake

Keltrix: Sea Song

Run the Jewels: Legend Has It 

Keltrix: Butter

Keltrix: Great Leader 

Vagabond: The Embers

Keltrix: Door

Keltrix: Science

Keltrix: Rhythm 

Catch Keltrix at their album launch on Friday 10th at the Portland

Catch our show on Mixcloud soon!

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Stagger! 26th February 2017

This week on Stagger:

Pixies: Debaser

The British IBM: Feeling (catch them Friday at the Corner House)

Nightingales, Fuzzbox & Ted Chippington: Rocking with Rita (Nightingales at the Portland on Monday 27th)

Young Fathers: Only God Knows

Thievery Corporation: Letter to the Editor

Mammoth Penguins: Work It out

Las Cafeteras: La Bamba Rebelde

Manila Filters: Greedy Tents (live on Stagger)

Keltrix: You 2 (Keltrix special next week)

Once & Future Band: How Does It Make You Feel

Ballboy: All the Records On The Radio Are Shite

Nirvana: Love Buzz

See you next week and look out for our shows on Mixcloud

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Stagger! 12th February 2016

This week we played:

Friends: I’m His Girl
Sacred Paws: Rest
The Scissors: Haunted Mirror (see them at the Corner House on Friday night)
The Fall: Mexico Wax Solvent
Die Antwoord: Cookie Thumper
Bouquet of Dead Crows: Into Nothingness  (at the Grapes on Saturday)
Jesus and Mary Chain: Sometime Always (Junction, 3rd April)
Fun Lovin Criminals: Scooby Snacks (Junction, Friday)
Sham 69: Hurry Up Harry (Portland, 4th March)
The Pop Group: We Are All Prostitutes  (Portland, Weds)
Union of Knives: Evil Has Never
My Teenage Stride: To Live and Die In The Airport Lounge
Gil Scot Heron and Jamie XX: New York Is Killing Me
The Lemonheads: If I Could Talk I’d Tell You

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Stagger! 5th February 2017

​Stagger this week:

New Order: Temptation 

Gorillaz ft Benjamin Clementine: Hallelujah Money

Vagrants: Respect

Traams: A House On Fire

Sleaford Mods: BHS

Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats: Poison Apple

Searching Grey: White Horses (acoustic & live on Stagger in 2016)

Japandroids: Near to the Wild Heart of Life

Bis: Kandy Pop

Young Fathers: Only God Knows

Flaming Lips: Death Tripping at Sunrise

Look out for the show on Mixcloud soon

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Stagger 29 January 2017

​Tonight’s music was selected by Dan Kirk from the Local Distortion podcast. 


Most of the artists have featured on his Local Distortion podcast (but not all – have a guess!)

Living Colour: Cult of Personality 

Laterala: Bones

False Hearts: Don’t Follow (see them at their EP launch gig on Weds 8 Feb at the Portland)

Searching Grey: I (also at the Portland on 8th Feb)

Tilt Back: The Good Old Days

Goldblume: Bleach

Goliath Theory: Why You Always High

Seasons: When We Where Young

Deaf Havana: Trigger

Reuben: Freddie Kruger

InMe: Fast To The Chase

Foo Fighters: My Hero

Silverchair: Ana’s Song (Open Fire)

The show will be up on Mixcloud soon!

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Stagger! 22 January 2017

​This week:

British Sea Power: Who’s In Control?

Orange Juice: Felicity

The Shills: Raison d’Etre

The Slowcoaches: Sucker

Elf Kid: Reload That 

The Silent Majority: This Is Their Town 

Commission Man: Backpacks 

Bleached: Trying to loose myself again

Superglue: Weekend  (catch them at the Portland Saturday)

Matty and the Bulldharks: Devil’s Dance

King of the Slums: Leery Bleeder

Shrag: Talk to the Left

The Flaming Lips: There should be Unicorns 

Yhe Chemical Brothers: Go

The Go! Team: Huddle Formation 

Catch the show on mixcloud soon!!

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Stagger Awards 2016

​Tonight was this year’s Stagger Awards Ceremony. We featured:

A Tribe Called Quest: We Are The People (Best Hip Hop Album)

Japanese Breakfast: In Heaven (Best Japan-Referencing Artist)

Rat Boy: Get Over It (Best Gig For Being Brilliant & Making Dan Stagger Feel Old)

Dinosaur Jr: Tiny (Best Return Of The Silver Haired God)

Let’s Eat Grandma: Eat Shiitake Mushrooms  (Best Track)

DJ Shadow Ft Run The Jewels: Nobody Speak (Best Lyric)

Standing Like Statues: Honestly, Honesty Costs Nothing (Gig Of The Week, at the Corner House on Sat)

Scissors: Haunted Mirror (Best Local Album)

Searching Grey: I  (Best Local Track)

Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Can’t Keep Checking My Phone (Best Gig of 2016)

David Bowie: Lazarus (Best Album for Blackstar)

Super Furry Animals: Something 4 The Weekend  (Gruff Rhys has been inducted into our Stagger Hall Of Fame for his years of brilliantness)

Thanks to all the musicians who brightened up 2016 for us and our listeners 

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Stagger! 4th December 2016

This week:
Super Furry Animals: Something 4 The Weekend
Run The Jewels: Legend Has It
GØGGS: She Got Harder
Sharkmuffin: Sister
Bon Iver: 10 d E A T h B R e a s T
Searching Grey: I (catch them at the Corner House on Thursday and on Stagger on Sunday)
The Julie Ruin: Ha Ha Ha
Bo Ningen: Koroshitai Kimochi (at the Junction on Monday with Primal Scream)
Japanese Breakfast: In Heaven
Keltrix: You 2 (at the Portland on Saturday, at the R*E*P*E*A*T launch party for the Cam Comp album)
Burial: Young Death
The Prodigy: Everybody In The Place
Bat For Lashes: Prescilla
Ash: Get Ready
Human League: (Keep Feeling) Fascination (at the Corn Exchange on Thursday)

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