What’s on Built for Speed: Friday 25th November 2011

Thursday 24th November 2011 marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Freddie Mercury.  This week on Built for Speed we pay tribute to the extravagant genius of Freddie with a selection of our favourite Queen and Freddie solo material.  We also have plenty of movies to discuss including documentary The Tall Man and feel good drama First Grader.  There’s also our

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Film review: AUTOLUMINESCENT: ROWLAND S. HOWARD, from Built for Speed

Autoluminescent documents the musical career of Rowland S. Howard best known as the enigmatic guitarist and songwriter for the Australian alternative rock pioneers The Birthday Party.  The film takes us from his early punk band the New Charlatans, through The Boys Next Door, The Birthday Party, Crime and the City Solution, These immortal souls and various solo projects. Interviews with

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Radio Ga Ga heads for outer space

  This Saturday morning from 10am on Radio Ga Ga the theme will be out of this world as we head for outer space in our rockets, spaceships and other interplanetary craft. We will be heading for the moon, be it “pink” or “blue”, be it “bad” or “on the rise” or whether there is “a man on it” or

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