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Erk FM: Australia

Erk FM: Australia 428 – Trysette

Welcome to Erk FM: Australia episode 428. On this episode, Erk features classically trained pianist & singer/songwriter Trysette courtesy of AirPlay Direct. Originally from NSW, she has spent a lot of time overseas recording albums, promoting & touring.

 

 

Song list:

  • Sweep Me Off My Feet
  • Good Day
  • Inside My Dreams
  • That Face
  • Fade Away
  • So Fine
  • Silky Fingers
  • Too Much
  • Already
  • Everything’s OK
  • ‘Cause Your Mine
  • The Right Thing
  • Fire In Her Belly
  • Moonlight Kisses
  • But Hey
  • Take A Seat
  • Happy
  • Celebrate It
  • When I Hear You Sing
  • Just A Fantasy 

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Erk FM: International

Erk FM: International 427 – Singapore Sling!

Welcome to Erk FM: International episode 427. At the time of this episode being released, Erk has just spent a week in Singapore for the first time. Singapore isn’t usually on Erk’s music radar however this episode, things are different. Singapore is  a global hub & is a cultural melting pot.

 

Music supplied by AirPlay Direct & Jamendo.

 

Song list:

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Erk FM: Metal Monday

Erk FM: Metal Monday 126 – Girl On Top Of The Punk

Welcome to Erk FM: Metal Monday episode 126. To conclude the summer programming prior to Erk’s 2014 70000 Tons Of Metal coverage, Erk features two American bands which could be considered hard rock, alternative & punk.

 

Music supplied by AirPlay Direct.

 

Song list:

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Erk FM: Australia

Erk FM: Australia 426 – Sassy & Brassy

Welcome to Erk FM: Australia episode 426. On this episode, Erk features Victorian blues artist Andrea Marr courtesy of AirPlay Direct. Andrea has been performing since 1997. A highlight for her was being named Australian Female Blues Artist Of The Year in 2009 at the Australian Blues Music Awards. She is also a multiple winner of the Female Blues Artist Of The Year in the Victorian/Tasmania Blues Awards (2002 & 2009). 

 

 

Song list:

  • Mama Got It Wrong Sometimes Too
  • Snakes
  • Credit
  • That’s Where Love Ends
  • Sticks & Stones
  • Soulville
  • Steam Up The Windows
  • I Prefer You
  • Don’t Touch What You Can’t Afford
  • Superwoman
  • Taught Me To Love
  • If I Leave This World Tomorrow
  • Real Good Man
  • What’s Wrong With You
  • Baby Got Me Crazy

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Erk FM: International

Erk FM: International 425 – Japaneasy!

Welcome to Erk FM: International episode 425. At the time this episode is released, Erk should be in Japan. So here’s some music of different genres & styles from Japan courtesy of AirPlay Direct. Erk last went to Japan for a week in 2011 on his way to Europe & in 2014, he is going there for another week on his way home from the US. After the initial culture shock, Erk had a great time, even if he didn’t know what was going on a lot of the time!  Also listen to Erk FM episode 175 recorded in various parts of Japan in 2011.

 

Song list:

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Erk FM: Metal Monday

Erk FM: Metal Monday 125 – Blasting The Italian Metal

Welcome to Erk FM: Metal Monday episode 125. On this episode, Erk opens the episode Italian metal band SpellBlast. They started as a power metal band in 1999. They released their first demo in 2004 & their first album in 2006.

 

Staying in Italy, Highlord were formed in 1996. Originally known as Avatar, they have been prolific producers of albums. In 2012, the band released their seventh album. Their albums have had special tracks for Japanese audiences.

 

Music supplied by AirPlay Direct

 

SpellBlast song list:

  • Goblins’ Song
  • Lost In The Forest
  • In The Name Of Odin
  • Glory To The Gem
  • Sign Of The Unicorns
  • Knights Of Darkness
  • Soliders’ Angels
  • History Of A siege: Heroes
  • Command Charge
  • Ragnarok (Dream Of The End)
  • Battle Cry

Highlord song list:

  • Tonightmare
  • The Goggle Mirror
  • Brothers To The End
  • Inside The Vacuity Circle
  • Standing In The Rain
  • No More Heroes
  • Of Tears And Ryhmes
  • The Warning After
  • In This Wicked World
  • Arcade Warriors

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Erk FM: Australia

Erk FM: Australia 424 – Got The Australian Blues

Welcome to Erk FM: Australia episode 424. On this week’s episode, Erk features a couple of blues artists. Opening the episode is Victorian blues artist Stevie Paige. She is a multi-award winning blues artists who either performs solo or with a band.

 

 

Closing the episode is Bluegrass & acoustic country artist Kristy Cox. Originally from South Australia, Kristy moved across to Victoria. She has been a finalist in the Starmaker competition as a part of the Tamworth Country Music Festival, 5 Victorian & National Country Music Awards in 2011 & a lot more.

 

All music courtesy of AirPlay Direct.

 

Stevie Page song list:

  • That’s Soul
  • If You Don’t Love Me
  • The Best Of Me
  • Far From Here
  • Beyond The Rainbow
  • Nothing I’d Take
  • I Will
  • Forever
  • If It’s Not Your Own
  • Fly High
  • Shot Down
  • Ol’ Man River

 

Kristy Cox song list:

  • If I Keep Loving You
  • Miles & Timezones
  • You Won’t Find That Here
  • Every Blue Moon
  • Sure As The Devil
  • Her Past Is Looking Brighter
  • Little Bit Of Wonderful
  • Life Is A Mystery
  • A Hard Secret To Keep
  • Find Out By Myself
  • I Hate That I Still Love You

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Erk FM: International

Erk FM: International 423 – Kon’nichiwa Rose Beach Rzubchi

Welcome to Erk FM: International episode 423. On this episode, Erk features Rose Beach courtesy of AirPlay Direct. Rose Beach is Canadian but has spent a lot of time working and living in Japan.  Talking about her debut album Family Love, Rose says: “Many of the songs are about serious issues such as pollution, being the ‘working-poor’ and racism. And yet, I really want to find something beautiful in such ugly topics.”

 

Also listen to Erk FM episode 175 recorded in various parts of Japan in 2011.

 

Song list:

  • Crossroads
  • The Gift
  • Living On Pollution
  • Family Love
  • Shattered Dreams
  • Testament
  • By My Side
  • Remember My Name
  • Stay
  • Winter Rain
  • I Want
  • Window Pain 

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Erk FM: Metal Monday

Erk FM: Metal Monday 124 – Goth, Goth, Goth

Welcome to Erk FM: Metal Monday episode 124. On this episode for something different, Erk features some music that is described on his music supplier AirPlay Direct as being gothic. Your gothicness may vary. This is why, bands, it is very important to correctly describe yourself!

 

Song list:

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Erk FM: Australia

Erk FM: Australia 422 – Rocking It

Welcome to Erk FM: Australia episode 422. On this episode, Erk features some rocking ladies that he has featured before here but not for some time. If you are a long term listener to Erk FM: Australia, you know that Erk enjoys female fronted bands & female solo artists.

 

 

Opening the episode is Lisa Maxwell. When Erk first featured Lisa, her style was rock. However, later she changed styles to more acoustic songs. The second artist on the episode is Nia Robertson. Starting life in a country and/or western family, she later changed genres to rock. However after some life events, she went back to her roots & back to country.

 

 

Following Nia is a quick couple of tracks from Nikki Teeuw to end the episode. A different style of music to the artists immediately before her on the episode, Nikki loves to before electronica, dance, pop, funk, trip-hop & more. She has a wide range of influences & collaborates with a wide variety of producers. 

 

All music supplied by AirPlay Direct.

 

Lisa Maxwell song list:

  • Select Vacancy
  • Out Of Sight
  • Waste Of A Life
  • Harmonic Rock
  • Delusion

 

Nia Robertson song list:

  • Sleeping With The TV On
  • Those Were The Days
  • Lest We Forget
  • Spirit Of Elvis (It Never Snows)

 

Nikki Teeuw song list:

  • Got My Groove Back
  • The Fall

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