What’s on Built For Speed, Fri 15th July 2011

This week Built For Speed reviews the biggest cinema blockbuster of the year, Harry Potter and the Deathly hallow part 2.  There’s also a feast of new and old alternative music including a focus on France and Canada.  We also look at JJJ’s top 100 Australian albums and play some of our Aussie favourites.  As if that wasn’t enough we also have the

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Film review: TREE OF LIFE, from Built For Speed

Is Tree of Life a deeply profound statement of man’s relationship with God, the natural world and death or is it just an annoyingly pretentious load of cobblers? Such will be the heated debate following every screening of Terence Malick’s befuddling epic. This is the notoriously non-prolific Malick’s first film in six years and it certainly exudes the writer/ director’s phenomenal and

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A lesson in Tooting Horns…

Our feature band this Friday are jamaican Ska legends Toots & the Maytals – be sure to listen in for mind-boggingly sweet lyrics and uplifting beats; these guys did, after all, coin the term ‘reggae’! Find out why 54-46 is THE number in the ska world and why Toots chose this complex-seeming digit combination for a song – all on

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What’s on Built For Speed 8th July 2011

This week Built For Speed reviews director Terrence Malick’s latest brain boggling epic #TreeofLife and classical music drama #Mozart’sSister. There’s also new music from Gillian Welch and the Beastie Boys as well as a feast of hard rockin’ tracks. We’ll also look at what’s happening on TV for the week and gigs for this weekend.  Check out Built For Speed,

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Ska’d For Life – featuring Pornskas

This week on Ska’d For Life we will be playing our usual mix of new and old Ska music to get your feet stompin’, suspenders rattlin’ and eyes a-poppin’. We’ll also be featuring the Newcastle band Pornskas, with some background info, history and of course songs by this unique ensemble. Warning – this music is not for the faint hearted!

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