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Show 29: St.Valentine’s Day Massacre

http://www.radiobicester.co.uk/tarkablowpig On show 29 join Jez as he takes you on a typically eccentric journey through the music of love. No slushy or smoochy tunes here... Track Listing: This Is Not A Love Song - Public Image LimitedValentine's Day - David...

Show 28: Looking For A Gee Up

http://www.radiobicester.co.uk/tarkablowpig Take a trip through section G of the Tarka Blowpig CD Wall of Sound as Jez plays some of his favourite music by artistes and bands whose name starts with the letter G! Track Listing: The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway -...

Show 27: The First All Request Special – Ten Great Covers

Join Jez as he presents listener's choices of ten great cover versions on http://www.radiobicester.co.uk/tarkablowpig Track Listing: Faithhealer - Fish Whiskey In The Jar - MetallicaAll Along The Watchtower - The Jimi Hendrix ExperienceMr. Tambourine Man - The...

Show 26: The Southern Harmony Musical Companion

http://www.radiobicester.co.uk/tarkablowpig Join Jez as, inspired by the book Dixie Lullaby written by former Rolling Stone journalist Mark Kemp, as he takes a trip through the music of the Deep South from Booker T and the MG's to The Black Crowes in what became known...

Show 25: More Sounds From The Tarka Playlist

https://www.radiobicester.co.uk/tarkablowpig/ Catch up on Show 25 as Jez presents music, both new and old, that he's been listening to at the start of 2019. Track Listing: Bright Side Of The Road - Van MorrisonThe Man Who Sold The World (Live - Glastonbury 2000) -...

Album Review: Down The Road Wherever – Mark Knopfler

Mark Knopfler is not only one of the great guitar players in popular music but also one of, if not the very best, musical historians producing records that play as travels through the melting pot of influences that Knopfler has immersed himself in. With an almost...

Album Review: The Big Bad Blues – Billy F.Gibbons

Back not long before Jimi Hendrix was taken from us he was asked to run his opinion over the next generation of Blues guitarists, to pass on the crown to the heir apparent, the player who Hendrix felt was the future. The name he settled on was a guy playing out of...

Radio Bicester Show #24: The Jezzie Award!

Join Jez as he runs down his top 20 albums of 2018 and awards the Jezzie for album of the year. https://www.mixcloud.com/RadioBicester/the-tarka-blowpig-music-show-the-jezzie-award/ Track Listing: The Cold Wind - Greta Van FleetTruck - The Fierce And The DeadThe Rules...

2018 – The Year In Review

The Foo Fighters at London Stadium In February 2018 this website, tarkablowpigmusic.com, came into being fulfilling a life long ambition of mine. I've always wanted to pass on my huge enthusiasm for music to others, to allow you all to find out why music became and...

Album Review: Gods Favourite Customer – Father John Misty

Along with John Grant, one of the standout artistes of the last decade or so, is the singer/songwriter Josh Tillman. And in common with Grant, both have come to a solo career after successful sojourns as members of bands (Grant in The Czars and Tillman as drummer in...

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