Archive | December 2011

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FromeFM Rocks!

So…the end of year report has arrived from FromeFM Towers and I wanted to share the news, not just regarding Blues Train but the whole station. Basically, for a small community station not even on FM yet, we have done brilliantly! Our mains stats are based on the ‘listen again’ feature, where shows are ‘clickable’ […]

New playlist is here…

Here is is….the mp3 link to the December 18th show…. http://fromefm.co.uk/pcasts/media/111218-bluestrain-bluestrain.mp3 PLAYLIST Vidar Busk & his Bubble of Trouble – Sneakin’ Around [ CD: Troublecaster ] Douglas Watson R&B Revue – Broken Hearted Man [ Broken Hearted Man ] Mama Paula & The Kasper Jensen Blues Band – What You Gonna Do [ sessions ] […]

Its show times!

Following a request to know the dates for Blues Train shows and to be honest, I realise I’m not straightforward, being fortnightly with a show on a Saturday and one on a Sunday. So below you will find dates for the show up until around July 2012. Or if you click the calendar image above, […]

33rd Blues Music Awards – Nominations

On 13th December 2011, the Blues Foundation announced the nominees in the 2012 Blues Music Awards (BMAs). These awards which used to be known as the W C Handy Awards, are considered to be the highest accolade available to blues artists and a nomination is, in itself, a great achievement. Members of the Blues Foundation […]

New show on the way….

Just to give you a heads up…brand new Blues Train goes out LIVE from this Sunday, the 18th December, on fromefm.co.uk between 6-7pm UK time. Despite strong programming elsewhere on your interweb, I had some nice feedback when I did the corresponding show last time, so it would be great to see a few of […]

Another Train has reached the station!

Here is the direct link for the Blues Train first aired live on FromeFM.co.uk on December 3rd. http://fromefm.co.uk/pcasts/media/111203-bluestrain-bluestrain.mp3 PLAYLIST: Jay Tamkin – Lovin’ Man [ CD: Alibi – year 2011 ] Soulmate – Smile At Me [ Moving On – 2011 ] Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson – Wiley Ways [ will be on new […]