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Saturday, 11 November 2017

Ralph's Top 10 Chart - as played on Radio KC - 12.11.17






Tracks from the Top Ten Blogged Bands are played 
every Sunday 5-7pm on Radio KC as part of 
Ralph's Indie Show.







LISTEN TO THIS WEEK'S TOP 10 HERE

AS PLAYED ON RADIO KC - 12.11.17


 


RALPH'S BRAND NEW TOP 10 CHART 

Published on 11.11.17 and as played after 

RALPH'S INDIE SHOW on RADIO KC - 12.11.17 - from 5-7pm







No 1 Snippet



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Colchester's favourite son Johnno Casson aka Snippet is the uncrowned king of feelgood pop-esque music and his latest album Human Good isn't bucking that trend. 

Johnno takes you on a journey of "people-rich" stories that encompasses a wide array of characters including fraudsters, pimps, prostitutes, drinkers, users and abuser’s and simple everyday folk just trying to make sense of this world. 








No 2: Names


Limb by Limb by Pembrokeshire-based duo Names is the follow up single to Backs Turned, a song that has already been played on Ralph's Indie Show on Radio KC. It has been described elsewhere as “a wintry soundscape with all the fluency, space and atmosphere of the Mogwai Les Revenants soundtrack”. 








No 3: Purest




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Yielding more swagger than a Kevin Shields customized Jazzmaster, the intense sounds of Sheffield guitar bandits Purest have come knocking firmly at the door of mainstream radio with new single Waiting For to be released later this month.

The Sheffield 4-piece’ debut made such an overwhelming first impression on Gary Powell of The Libertines that he, along with label partner Wayne Clarke, signed them to their label 25 Hour Convenience Store Records for their second full release. 







No 4: CHROMA




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South Wales trio CHROMA set to release their explosive new single Vampires October 27th via Datod Records with the track already available to download.

Vampires is their first release since playing the BBC R1 Introducing Stages at Reading & Leeds Festival 2017. Needless to say Ralph's giving Vampires a spin on the Radio KC Indie Show so tune in on Sunday 5th November for the Bonfire Night Special from 5-7pm UK time.









No 5: Charlotte Carpenter 




Image may contain: 2 people, child and close-upShelter is the lead single taken from the new EP by Charlotte Carpenter and it's Ralph's favourite video this week. The EP is released 20th October 2017 on 10" vinyl and you can pre-order your copy here: SHELTER See Charlotte Carpenter on tour throughout October and November...
Directed by Joe Phipps








No 6: Bad Llama



Image may contain: textBad Llama are an alternative rock/metal band formed in 2016 based in Burton Upon Trent. 

They are both aggressive and melodic in their approach to song writing finding a unique balance in within their sound. 

Influences range from bands such as IncubusRed Hot Chili PeppersKornToolFaith No MoreRage Against The Machine and Bring Me The Horizon.   










No 7: Bud Sugar






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Ralph's favourite video this week is the Bud Sugar 'Masterpiece' of their fans fave track VIRAL. They hijacked 25 of the most iconic online VIRAL moments from recent years to create an unexpected collaboration with their viral heroes!









No 8Rosie Bans




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If you were a fan of Sophisti-pop back in the 80's when bands ranging from Swing Out Sister and Prefab Sprout to The Blue Nile and Everything But The Girl ruled the charts, then you're going to love Identify Yourself; the debut album by young, flame-haired Glasgow songstress Rosie Bans.


The album is funded by Creative Scotland and it's ethos falls in line with that of Ralph's Life regarding mental health awareness. 











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One of the advantages of being a dog with a blog is the that every now and again a bit of a gem drops into the kennel's inbox. 

Puppet Rebellion are Oliver Davies on vocals, Dave Wimbush on guitar, Craig Gibson on guitar, James Halliwell on bass and Henry Rogers on drums. Together they've put together an album of well crafted alt-pop that should see them ascend the musical firmament not only in their native North West but UK wide.









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Ralph's favourite video this week is Shooting Star by The Gravity Drive. They are the hugely talented husband and wife duo Elijah and Eva  Wolf whose music never fails to garner critical acclaim.
Twitter: @TheGravityDrive
Written and performed by The Gravity Drive.