The fabric podcasts enjoy the music

The fabric podcast is about love of music. Each host play music they love, that has inspired them, regardless of genre, and explain to listeners why they’ve selected thoses pieces.  Some of hosts have performed in the London famous club, some not, it’s just about good music.
Complete episode listings
  • 33. Surgeon (pt.2) 25/08/2009
    The second installment of Surgeon’s podcast links his musical tastes between the raw energy of Bauhaus, tracks from The Walker Brothers and Suicide and pieces from Yoko Ono, Patrick Cowley and Linval Thompson.
  • 32. Surgeon 26/07/2009
    Anthony Child, known to the hordes of his techno kin as Surgeon, is somewhat of a legend in musical terms and we’re extra happy to be able to present the first in his two part podcast containing musical extremes from the electronic visions of Delia Derbyshire..

  • 31. Malcolm Catto (pt.2) 26/07/2009The second show, taken straight from the dusty vaults of Mr Catto’s personal vinyl collection, joins the dots between his work in The Heliocentrics and pieces by Ennio Morricone, Tyrone Washington, Psychedelic Aliens and Organized Konfusion!

  • 30. Malcolm Catto 13/07/2009Malcolm Catto is considered by some as the best funk drummer in the world. The driving force behind The Heliocentrics, he’s also worked with DJ Shadow, Connie Price and the Keystones and Yesterday’s New Quintet as well as releasing solo work…

  • 29. DJ Vadim (pt.2) 11/06/2009Round 2 sees the indelible Vadim shine a light on some of his contemporaries, bringing together the tracks he’d wantonly die to from Portishead, D’Angleo, Erykah Badu with some other tracks he adores.

  • 28. DJ Vadim 01/06/2009Producer, DJ, A&R man, label boss, radio presenter and occasional painter DJ Vadim dusts off a small segment of his record collection and steers us through his musical influences including tracks from Marcos Valle, Positive Force and Stevie Wonder.

  • 27. Dave Dorrell (pt.2) 29/04/2009For the second part of his podcast David begins in 1977 with the Sex Pistols, looking back at his own personal discovery of club life and dance music in London.

  • 26. Dave Dorrell 28/04/2009Journalist, DJ, producer, artist and manager David Dorrell looks back on 3 decades of club culture and offers a glimpse of the music that shaped his career. We’re treated to timeless gems from The Doors, The Stylistics, Eddie Kendricks amongst others.

  • 25. Mad Professor (pt.2) 29/02/2008Mad Professor returns to showcase the up-to-date dub sounds of the Ariwa production house, featuring Susan Cadogan, Earl Sixteen alongside cuts from Dennis Bovell and the Mad Professor himself.

  • 24. Mad Professor 24/02/2008Mad Professor hosts the latest session, exploring the relationship between reggae and soul music whilst reminiscing about his early musical adventures and favourite ever songs.

  • 23. Jazzanova (pt.2) 22/01/2008For the second of his podcasts Jazzanova’s Jurgen von Knoblauch shines light on his latin, jazz and soul influences past and present, presenting a truly international array of artists including Azymuth, IG Culture, Calabrese and Hajime Yoshizawa.

  • 22. Jazzanova 31/12/2008Jürgen von Knoblauch from the legendary Jazzanova plays host for the latest fabric podcast joining the dots from folk to disco, introducing music from artists such as Midnight Rhythm, Arto Mwambe, Brazeado, Simbad and Soft Soul Transition.

  • 21. Kid Batchelor (pt.2) 21/10/2008For the second of his two podcasts, Kid Batchelor continues his voyage through the early years of electro, garage, funk and disco. With music from the likes of Strafe, Sinnamon, Yello, Grace Jones and Ned Dehoney.

  • 20. Kid Batchelor 30/09/2008A lynchpin of the mid 80′s London soul scene, Kid Batchelor takes the helm for the latest podcast. Starting life as the DJ for Soul II Soul Kid then took the lead in the UK house phenomenon.

  • 19. Greg Wilson (pt.2) 28/08/2008Greg Wilson pays homage to the sounds of Desmond Dekker, Sly and the Family Stone, T Rex and Lou Reed amongst others. Greg discusses his love for the Motown sound and other crucial records that informed a career spanning 25 years.

  • 18. Greg Wilson 26/08/2008Regarded as one of the most important figures on the UK dance scene Greg Wilson (who enjoyed residencies at the Hacienda, the Wigan Pier and Legend in the early eighties) was instrumental in breaking the new electronic sound.

  • 17. Zed Bias (pt.2) 05/08/2008Zed remains at the controls for the second podcast this month, introducing cuts from his vast catalogue and showcasing several new artists he’s tipped for the future including Oezlem, Vaceo, Michelle Amador and Fyza.

  • 16. Zed Bias 17/07/2008This fabric podcast sees Zed Bias at the controls; a producer, DJ and true innovator from deep within the UK music scene. Zed introduces some of his favourite tracks from Stevie Wonder, Eddie Kendricks and Quincy Jones amongst others.

  • 15. Don Letts (pt.2) 25/06/2008Don Letts’ second podcast for fabric is another educative bass session with music from Mad Lion, Johhny Osbourne, Marcia Griffitwell as Outernational Steppers, and more recent cuts from The Bug and Hot Chip and Collie Budddz.

  • 14. Don Letts 13/06/2008fabric invites Don Letts to share some of his most treasured records from his huge collection. A musician, DJ and hugely successful film producer, Don is credited with fusing the reggae and punk scenes through his hugely influential DJ sets.

  • 13. Howie B (pt.2) 28/05/2008

    Howie B, one of the UK’s most respected producers explores his more contemporary influences and the future sounds of dub, featuring cuts from Shackleton, NWA, Marlow and Pole for the second of his two podcast.

  • 12. Howie B 15/05/2008The next instalment of the fabric podcasts sees Howie B at the controls for the first of his two shows, presenting some of his most cherished records from years past, with music from legends like Padded Cell, Fela Kuti, Nico and George McCrae.

  • 11. Peanut Butter Wolf & James Pants (pt.2) 23/04/2008Peanut Butter Wolf and James Pants present the finest hip hop, funk, soul and rare gems for the second of their fabric podcasts. An off kilter selection from the boys takes in music from Lyrical Prohpecy, Bruce Hack, Xtreme Team and Jimmy Handman Jones.

  • 10. Peanut Butter Wolf & James Pants 08/04/2008Peanut Butter Wolf and James Pants present the finest hip hop, funk, soul and rare gems for the second of their fabric podcasts. An off kilter selection from the boys takes in music from Lyrical Prohpecy, Bruce Hack, Xtreme Team and Jimmy Handman Jones.

  • 9. Keith Reilly (pt.2) 26/03/2008Karen Dalton, Howie B, Tom Waits, Beirut, Smog and Larry Heard all feature in the second podcast from fabric’s Keith Reilly. Having painstakingly whittled down his choices over the past few weeks he presents a sublime blend of music

  • 8. Keith Reilly 11/03/2008The next installment of the podcast series finds fabric’s own Keith Reilly presenting a wide array of current and classic records from his vast collection. Keith provides a lush spring soundscape of emotive music.

  • 7. Ross Allen (pt.2) 26/02/2008Part 2 of Ross Allen’s podcast finds him exploring his love of more contemporary dance music be it hip hop, electro, soul, drum & bass or grime. Ross also reveals some future tips for success.

  • 6. Ross Allen 13/02/2008Ross Allen presents the first of his two podcasts, drawing on a wonderfully diverse selection of music. The A&R man, radio host, music writer and DJ introduces tracks from the likes of Lloyd Parks, Sister Sledge, PJ Harvey, Talking Heads and DJ Shadow.

  • 5. Jonny Trunk (pt.2) 23/01/2008For the second of this two part podcast Jonny Trunk, head of Trunk Records and one of the UK’s leading experts on vintage film music and related recordings, presents a remarkable array of off-centre music from his extensive collection.

  • 4. Jonny Trunk 09/01/2008For the first of this two part podcast Jonny Trunk, head of Trunk Records and one of the UK’s leading experts on vintage film music and related recordings, presents a remarkable array of off-centre music from his extensive collection.

  • 3. Doc Scott 19/12/2007Doc Scott is an original and respected pioneer from deep within the UK’s underground drum & bass movement, responsible for some of the genre’s defining moments. Scott reveals the inspirational music behind his legendary DJ sets and productions

  • 2. Andy Weatherall 21/11/2007The hugely revered DJ, producer, remixer and label owner Andy Weatherall revisits his earliest musical influences and memories, presenting tracks from his formative years by the likes of T Rex, David Bowie, Mot the Hoople, Brian Eno and The Ramones.

  • 1. Craig Richards 24/10/2007fabric’s resident DJ and musical director Craig Richards hosts the inaugural fabric podcast. Delving deep into all things weird and wonderful Craig presents music and more from Johnny Guitar Watson, King Crimson, Ken Boothie, Cassius Clay.