What’s on ‘Built For Speed’ Friday 20th May 2016

This week on ‘Built For Speed’ we exclusively play the music of one of the most influential bands of the last 35 years, REM.  We’ll play REM classics and rarities from each phase of their astonishing career.  Also, what would another week be without an ear-pummelling big screen Marvel comics adaptation and this Friday we give you our take on

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What’s on ‘Built For Speed’ Friday 9th January 2015

Last week  ‘Built For Speed’ looked at the music of the 1970’s and this week we continue the Summer series with a selection of favourite tracks from the 1980’s.  The mainstream music of the 80’s might have been horrible but there was a magnificent indie rock scene spawning thousands of amazing bands including The Replacements, REM, Sonic Youth and Died Pretty.  We’ll

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What’s on “Built For Speed” Friday 3rd October 2014

It’s classic album time once again on “Built For Speed” and this month we return to 1983 for REM’s magnificent debut long-player Murmur.  There’s also a fine selection of more recent music including Temples, Halfway and many more.  On the movie front we take a look at Jennifer Aniston’s latest film Life of Crime and Aussie sex comedy The Little

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Built For Speed, Playlist, Friday 22nd November 2013

Built For Speed – Playlist – Friday 22nd November 2013 THE POWDERMONKEYS – I thank you. (Aus) THE BRONX – Ribcage. SUEDE – It starts and ends with you. KINGS OF LEON – Supersoaker. SEBADOH – Keep the boy alive. THE REPLACEMENTS – Alex Chilton. REM – South Central Rain. HUSKER DU – Don’t want to know if you are

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