Cerys Matthews – Sir Michael Palin chats travel music with Cerys

Cerys Matthews and Sir Michael Palin

Cerys talks to Sir Michael Palin about his travels around the world, Monty Python, music, writing books and acting. Plus there’s live music from The Lost Brothers. They have just released their 6th album “After The Fire, After The Rain” and join Cerys in the Live Room to play tracks from it. And there’s music from Kutiman, Gil Scott-Heron, Stephen Malkmus and Doris Duke

Listen to the interview at: Cerys Matthews – Sir Michael Palin chats travel music with Cerys – BBC Sounds

Leisure Society Podcast with Kathy Burke

Gemma chats to actress and director Kathy Burke round at her house in North London about her passion for TV and how she spends her leisure time. From her first love of the early TV series I, Claudius to Big Brother and the Wire, Kathy discusses the TV shows that she loves as well as the shows she avoids.

Gemma Cairney interviews cultural icons, tastemakers, artists and musicians about their pastimes, hobbies, collections and loves beyond what they are known for.

Radcliffe and Maconie – Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite

Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie present a feast of great music and chat for weekend breakfast

Ahead of Burns Night later today, this morning’s Radcliffe and Maconie Show celebrates some of the best music to come out of Scotland.

Today’s guest is Stuart Braithwaite of Glasgow post-rock band Mogwai. He joins Mark and Stuart to talk about the Ivor Cutler tribute show he’s involved in, celebrating the Scottish humorist, poet, philosopher and surrealist’s career and legacy.

Part of this year’s Celtic Connections Festival, the tribute show brings together some of Scotland’s top indie, folk, rock and pop artists including Belle and Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch, Kris Drever, Karine Polwart and Emma Pollock to play an array of Cutler’s compositions.

Also on today’s show… Clare Crane has the latest music and entertainment stories in ‘This Week In Music’.Plus music from The Blue Nile, Teenage Fanclub, Kathryn Joseph and Camera Obscura.

Listen to the entire BBC program: Radcliffe and Maconie – Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite – BBC Sounds