SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #70

Our monthly selection of new music is back on our July podcast!

Belle and Sebastian kick things off with a surprise new single “We Were Beautiful”.

Ex-Veronica Falls frontwoman Roxanne Clifford is back with “White of an Eye” under the moniker Patience.

Fever Dream preview their second LP Squid with the lead single “Youth (Is Wasted on the Old)”.

Red Red Eyes is a new band and we have their debut release “Untold”. Susuanne Sundfør collaborates with John Grant on “Mountaineers” and The National return with “Guilty Party”.

Sparks continue their fantastic run of singles with “Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me)” and there’s the latest from The Pains of Being Pure at Heart.

Jean K put out their first release “Billy” on Crocodile Records and Yassassin lift “Cherry Pie” from their upcoming Vitamin Y EP.

Also on the podcast there’s Peaness, Best Ex, Kaufman, Girl Ray, The Just Joans, The Drums, Lætitia Sadier Source Ensemble, Herman Dune, Stephanie Goodman and Billy Bragg.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #69

We’re back with our June podcast featuring the best new alternative music around!

Alvvays put out one of our favourite albums of recent times a few years ago and they return with “In Undertow”.

“Creature Comfort” is lifted from the upcoming Arcade Fire LP Everything Now whilst Frankie Rose has a single on the Slumberland Records label.

The Surfing Magazines are a new band comprised of members of Slow Club and The Wave Pictures and we feature their debut release “Lines and Shadows”.

Papernut Cambridge are back with a 77 second track as are The Horrors with “Machine”, Depeche Mode with “Going Backwards” and “Shadows” from Future Islands.

Amour Foo have signed Breakfast Muff who give us “R U A Feminist”. We then have a trio of songs from the new Ghost Babes compilation with Yucky Duster, Wedding Camp and Navy Gangs.

Also on the podcast there’s The Clientele, The Hayman Kupa Band, Ralegh Long, The War on Drugs, Broken Social Scene, Mogwai, Ariel Pink and Club 8.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #68

Our monthly new music mix is back as we handpick the best songs for our May podcast!

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart return with the excellent “Anymore” taken from their forthcoming The Echo of Pleasure album.

Sweet Baboo have a new track out “Pink Rainbow” from Wild Imagination which is out this week and LCD Soundsystem are back with “Call the Police”.

Sparks return to form with ”What the Hell Is It This Time?” and Jarvis Cocker features on the brilliant “Century” by Feist.

We have a preview of the upcoming LP from The National with “The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness” alongside new material from The Drums and Girl Ray.

Courtney Barnett releases a one-off track and we have the latest from Tree Trunks, The Luxembourg Signal, Sad Heaven and Deerful.

Also on the podcast there’s Matthew Edwards & The Unfortunates, Fleet Foxes, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, BMX Bandits, Scrabbel, Sheer Mag and Young Guv.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #67

Our April podcast is back with the best 20 tracks from the past month!

Sea Pinks start us off with the fantastic “Into Nowhere” from their forthcoming Watercourse LP which is out next month.

The Hayman Kupa Band have a new album coming out on Fika Recordings and we preview it with “No More Bombs”. Butcher Boy have released a three track EP recently and we feature “November 1947, Storm Warning in Effect”.

Public Service Broadcasting have a new single with “Progress”, collaborating with one of our favourite voices Tracyanne Campbell, as do Future Islands and The New Pornographers.

We have “Rest” taken from Sacred Paws excellent LP and Colour Me Wednesday with “Don’t Tell Anyone”. PINS are back and so too is Wesley Gonzalez. We’ve also got the latest from Maybe Don’t, Schande, Ulrika Spacek and Splashh.

Also on the podcast there’s Marika Hackman, Broken Social Scene, The Mountain Goats, Mac DeMarco and Amber Arcades.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #66

It’s our March podcast featuring the best new alternative music around!

We kick off with Average Sex’s single “We’re Done” out next week on Crocodile Records.

Wire are back with their fourteenth LP Silver/Lead and we preview it with the excellent “Diamonds in Cups”.

Girl Ray have put out the superb “Stupid Things” on Moshi Moshi Records and there’s also the beautiful “Mildenhall” by The Shins.

Los Campesinos! have released one of our favourite albums of the year and we lift “The Fall of Fame” from that. Jens Lekman returns with “Evening Prayer” and there’s the fantastic “Black Ice” from Delay Trees.

Adwaith release “Pwysau” and there’s tracks from Sweet Baboo and Feist who have just announced a new LPs. Plus there’s the latest from Kid Wave, Rays and Spinning Coin.

Also on the podcast there’s Famous Problems, Jeffrey Lewis, Trust Fund, Ralegh Long, The Darling Buds, Saint Etienne and Sparks.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #65

Our monthly selection of new music is back on our February podcast!

Future Islands have announced their upcoming album The Far Field and we have the lead single “Ran”.

Synthpop legends Depeche Mode release “Where’s the Revolution” from their new LP Spirit and The Magnetic Fields have new material from Stephin Merritt’s ambitious experiment 50 Song Memoir.

The Jesus and Mary Chain’s eagerly awaited Damage and Joy is out next month a we have a preview with “Always Sad” and Wolf Girl release a 7” with “Moody”.

There’s also the brilliant new track from Sacred Paws called “Strike a Match” from the album of the same name which is out now on Rock Action Records.

Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains return plus there’s the latest from The Courtneys, PWR BTTM, The Whooperups and Wesley Gonzalez.

Also on the podcast there’s Alex Lahey, Kane Strang, Sodastream, Bill Botting & The Two Drink Minimums, Papernut Cambridge, Enderby’s Room, Alex Chilltown, Xiu Xiu and Poppies.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #64

We start the new year with the best 20 songs from the past month on our January podcast!

Jens Lekman releases his fourth album Life Will See You Now soon and we kick off with with “What’s That Perfume That You Wear?”

The New Pornographers return with “High Ticket Attractions” whilst The Shins tease “Name For You” from the upcoming Heartworms LP.

British Sea Power give us the fantastic “Bad Bohemian” and Arcade Fire collaborate with Mavis Staples on the one-off track “I Give You Power”.

Los Campesinos! put out their second single from their Sick Scenes album and we have the brilliant “Same Place” by Peaness and “Short Elevated Period” from Wire.

PINS have Iggy Pop featuring on a new track “Aggrophobe” plus there’s the latest from The xx and the Lætitia Sadier Source Ensemble.

Also on the podcast there’s Dirty Projectors, KEEL HER, Stanley Brinks & The Old Time Kaniks, Desperate Journalist, Gnoomes, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, of Montreal, Father John Misty and Ed Dowie.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #63

It’s our final podcast of the year as we compile our favourite new songs from the past month on our December podcast!

We say goodbye to one of our favourite bands Allo Darlin’ who bow out with the brilliant “Hymn On the 45”.

The Jesus and Mary Chain will be releasing their first album in 18 years, Damage and Joy, and we lift “Amputation” from that. We also have the latest from King Creosote and The Hidden Cameras who have released excellent LPs this year.

Bill Botting & The Two Drink Minimums cover “Graceland” from their upcoming debut album and Enderby’s Room return with “Lakeside”.

The Proper Ornaments are back with “Cremated (Blown Away)” from their forthcoming LP Foxhole plus new singles from Neil Young, The Wave Pictures, Papernut Cambridge, The Wharves, Totally and Ultimate Painting.

Also on the podcast there’s a festive offering from Night Flowers plus Tennis, Delay Trees, The Pictish Trail, Kristin Kontrol, Wild Beasts and Joe Goddard.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #62

We’re back with our November podcast featuring our pick of the best songs from the past month!

Suggested Friends kick things off with their brilliant single “Chicken”.

Young Romance’s debut album Another’s Blood is out now and we lift “Above the Wall” from that whilst Yassassin put out their second 7” with “Pretty Face”.

Peaness are a new band from Chester who have released “Seafoam Islands” on Odd Box Records and there’s a return for Rose Elinor Dougall who has an LP out on Vermillion Records early next year.

We have the latest tracks from Cate Le Bon and Fear of Men whilst Xiu Xiu are back with “Wondering”.

Our Swedish Special returns to the club on Friday and we feature Dungen’s “Achmed flyger” and there’s a preview from the forthcoming Los Campesinos! album.

Also on the podcast there’s Year of Birds, The Holiday Crowd, The Bellamys, The xx, Emmy the Great, Laura Marling, Ramesh, Woodpigeon, The Proper Ornaments and Stanley Brinks & The Old Time Kaniks.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #61

We’re back with our October podcast featuring our pick of the best 20 tracks from the past month!

King Creosote release Astronaut Meets Appleman and we start with “Wake Up to This”.

Girl Ray have put out their first single on Moshi Moshi Records with “Trouble” and The Shins give us a preview of their new album due next year with “Dead Alive”.

We lift “Silver Morning” from the recent Slow Club LP and there’s a welcome return for Delay Trees with “Brightest Eyes”.

Wild Beasts fifth album is built around the concept of masculinity and we take “Alpha Female” from that plus the latest from of Montreal and The Tuts.

Franz Ferdinand and Le Tigre have contributed to the 30 Days, 30 Songs project where different artist contribute a new anti-Trump song every day until the US election.

Also on the podcast there’s Desperate Journalist, Shana Falana, The Wave Pictures, Wilco, Nat Johnson, Thee Oh Sees, Ultimate Painting, Lilah Larson, Dirty Projectors and Alexis Taylor.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #60

Our September podcast returns with our pick of the best new alternative music!

Butcher Boy are back with the hymnal “November 1951, Bad Things Happen When It’s Quiet” as are The Hidden Cameras with “The Day I Left Home” which is taken from their forthcoming LP Home On Native Land.

Patience put out their new 7″ single “The Pressure” on Night School Records and The Radio Dept. return with “Swedish Guns”.

Ice Choir release “Unprepared” from their album Designs In Rhythm, Hatcham Social are calling it a day and leave us with “A New World Calling” and the brilliant Goon Sax hit us with “Sweaty Hands”.

LUST continue to their prolific run with the unreleased “Colour Wave” plus new tracks from Slumberland Records’ Real Numbers and The Lovely Eggs.

Also on the podcast there’s Honeyblood, The Wolfhounds, Fear of Men, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Milk Skin, Pete Astor, Robert Rotifer, Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Tony Molina and Freschard.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #59

Our monthly new music mix is back as we handpick the best songs for our August podcast!

We start with two of our favourite bands. Tigercats have a new track out “Rent Control” and The Wave Pictures return with “The Running Man” from their forthcoming album Bamboo Diner In The Rain.

Ultimate Painting release their third LP Dusk via Trouble In Mind Records next month and we lift “Cold Is the Colour” from our standout record of the year by Boys Forever.

Teenage Fanclub are back with “Thin Air” alongside new material from Belle and Sebastian with “Olympic Village, 6AM”.

Husband-and-wife duo Tennis return and there’s more from YUKKA who have a new EP out on their Wold Recordings label. Plus Wild Beasts, Bon Iver, Tacocat and The Tuts.

Also on the podcast there’s Rainbow Reservoir, Ulrika Spacek, Dinosaur Jr., Parquet Courts, Sam Evian, Ralegh Long and Alexis Taylor.

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