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James Acaster tries to convince comedians that 2016 is the greatest year for music, ever.

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James Acaster tries to convince comedians that 2016 is the greatest year for music, ever.

    Dai Henwood & the house party concept album

    Dai Henwood & the house party concept album

    James introduces Dai Henwood to an indie concept album that he regularly gets recommended. Singer-songwriter Andy Shauf's The Party features a series of closely observed and intersecting characters at a house party, and Dai enjoys doing his taxes to it.

    • 25 min
    BONUS SOUNDS: Radiohead's Colin Greenwood

    BONUS SOUNDS: Radiohead's Colin Greenwood

    James visits Colin Greenwood at home to discuss making 2016's A Moon Shaped Pool, plus Colin suggests what Radiohead tracks James should get into, whether music scenes are cool, and Colin's impending Radiohead tribute act!

    • 32 min
    Isy Suttie & a drum duo

    Isy Suttie & a drum duo

    Multi-instrumentalist and comedian Isy Suttie is engulfed by the purely percussive self-titled album Rattle, featuring two drummers and their vocals.

    • 27 min
    Chloe Petts & bedroom indie pop

    Chloe Petts & bedroom indie pop

    Chloe Petts discovers that Frankie Cosmos - the stage name of Greta Kline - and her 2016 album Next Thing is exactly her kind of cap-wearing DIY bedroom indie pop.

    • 28 min
    Ahir Shah & a blissful sound collage

    Ahir Shah & a blissful sound collage

    Ahir Shah discovers 'Good Will Come to You' from artist Jean-Sebastian Audet's project Un Blonde. A blissfully mellow sound collage that incorporates field recordings, vocal harmonies and acoustic guitars, it was released on tape cassette in 2016. And for Ahir it's the perfect music to chop vegetables to.

    • 28 min
    Rosie Jones & Radiohead's A Moon Shaped Pool

    Rosie Jones & Radiohead's A Moon Shaped Pool

    Both James and Rosie have always felt intimidated about getting into Radiohead's back catalogue because of their hard-core fans. Can this album, from one of the biggest bands in the world, win them over? And more importantly convince Rosie that 2016 is the greatest year for music of all time?

    • 29 min

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