The Skinny on EH-FM: Show 16 (Listen Again)

On this week's show we celebrate Kelburn Garden Party and our favourite albums of 2019 so far; spoiler, it features Carly Rae Jepsen and The Twilight Sad

Article by Tallah Brash & Nadia Younes | 01 Jul 2019
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We – Tallah Brash (Music Editor) and Nadia Younes (Clubs Editor) – were back on the radio this week (1 Jul) for The Skinny's 16th show on Edinburgh community station EH-FM.

Our show happens every Monday from 12-2pm and is your go-to guide for what's on that week in the world of gigs and clubs across Scotland. This week, along with the usual Gig Guide, we took a closer look at this weekend's Kelburn Garden Party and celebrated The Skinny's Top 20 Albums of 2019 So Far. All in all it was a lovely time; listen back to our latest show in the below Mixcloud player. Enjoy!

Here's our full playlist from the latest show, along with key dates to put in your diary for the week ahead:

Intro, Hi, Hello
Stormzy – Big For Your Boots
IDER – Wu Baby
(supporting Sigrid at Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 26 Nov)
Lucy Dacus – Forever Half Mast
The Chats – Smoko
(playing Summerhall, Edinburgh, 6 Dec; Lemon Tree, Aberdeen, 7 Dec; Garage, Glasgow, 9 Dec)

What's On This Week
Buffet Lunch – Do You Like My Trousers? (playing Leith Depot, Edinburgh, 6 Jul)
L.A. Witch – Kill My Baby Tonight (playing Stereo, Glasgow, 1 Jul)
Heavy Lungs – Blood Brother (playing Broadcast, Glasgow, 3 Jul; Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh, 4 Jul)
Slow Blood – Feed Me Alive (playing The Safari Lounge, Edinburgh, 5 Jul; The Hug & Pint, Glasgow, 6 Jul)
Joan As Police Woman – I Defy (feat. ANOHNI fka Antony Hegarty) (playing Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh, 7 Jul; St Luke's, Glasgow, 9 Jul)
Megan Airlie – Mother Whale (playing Xponorth, Ironworks, Inverness, 3 Jul; Kelburn Garden Party, Kelburn Castle, 6 Jul)
Pictish Trail – Winter Home Disco (playing Hospitalfield House, Angus, 6 Jul)

Albums of the Year So Far: Love Local
#19: Siobhan Wilson – Marry You (taken from The Departure, released on Suffering Fools Records, 10 May; playing Summerhall, Edinburgh, 7 Aug and Outwith Festival, Dunfermline, 7 Sep)
#13: The Twilight Sad – VTr
(taken from It Won/t Be Like This All the Time, released on Rock Action, 18 Jan; playing Glasgow Summer Sessions with Mogwai and The Cure, Bellahouston Park, Glasgow, 16 Aug)

Albums ot the Year So Far: Top 10
#10: Carly Rae Jepsen – Want You In My Room (taken from Dedicated, released via Schoolboy / Interscope, 17 May)
#9: Weyes Blood – Wild Time
(taken from Titanic Rising, released via Sub Pop, 5 Apr)
#8: Sharon Van Etten – You Shadow (taken from Remind Me Tomorrow, released via Jagjaguwar, 18 Jan; playing Leith Theatre, Edinburgh, 21 Aug)
#7: James Blake – Tell Them (feat. Moses Sumney & Metro Boomin)
(taken from Assume Form, released via Polydor Records, 18 Jan)
#6: The Japanese House – Wild
(taken from Good at Falling, released via Dirty Hit, 1 Mar)
#5: The National – Oblivions
(taken from I Am Easy to Find, released via 4AD, 17 May; playing Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow, 6 & 7 Aug)
#4: Julia Jacklin – You Were Right
(taken from Crushing, released via Transgressive, 22 Feb)
#3: Lizzo – Tempo (feat. Missy Elliott)
(taken from Cuz I Love You, released via Nice Life / Atlantic Records, 19 Apr)
#2: Big Thief – U.F.O.F.
(taken from U.F.O.F., released via 4AD, 3 May)
#1: Solange – Way to the Show
(taken from When I Get Home, released via Columbia Records, 1 Mar)

Kelburn Garden Party Special (KGP takes place at Kelburn Castle, near Largs, 5-7 Jul)
Bossy Love – Call Me Up (playing The Skinny's Pyramid Stage takeover, 6 Jul)
Makeness – Stepping Out of Sync
 (playing The Skinny's Pyramid Stage takeover, 6 Jul)
Nightwave – Rainbow Body
(playing the Landing Stage, 6 Jul)
Nathan Fake – SmallCityLights
(playing the Landing Stage, 7 Jul)

Goodbye / New Music
Jayda G – Stanley's Get Down (No Parking on the DF) (Honey Dijon Remix)
BEA1991 – Modern Comfort
Sløtface – Telepathetic


Be sure to tune in next Monday, 8 Jul, from 12-2pm when we'll be back once again, like the renegade master, for your listening (dis)pleasure on; tell your friends