So many things drift off without a proper farewell. In the case of the mighty Contrast we couldn’t let that happen, so here for you is one final episode with the wholly appropriate theme of ‘Goodbye’. On a personal note I would like to thank ev
Over 30 years ago there was also music. To prove it we have made an episode about it. You might like it, or you might not. Have a listen. Hear here: You can also download the podcast using this direct link or subscribe to this and future podcas
Do you like to eat out? This episode of the podcast, curated by Jeremy from Fingertips is all about those places we go when we want to indulge in the delights of someone else’s kitchen. Fondue Forks For Everyone!! Hear here: You can also downlo
Are you ready to get on down? To strut your funky stuff? Now you can with this episode, curated by Chris, which is all about Dance! Hear here: You can also download the podcast using this direct link or subscribe to this and future podcasts usi
For this episode, curated by Andrew, we will be treated to a series of songs which have specific dates as their titles, and they might not be the ones you expect. So strap on your calendar, get out your magic marker, and let’s work our way thro
!!! !!! !!! This! Episode! Curated! By! James! Has! Lots! Of! Songs! With! Exclamation! Points! In! Their! Titles! !!! !!! !!! Oh! Yeah!!! Hear here: You can also download the podcast using this direct link or subscribe to this and future podca
The wikipedia page about our tune says ‘An edition of Our Tune typically features a personal story submitted by a listener together with a song that has significance to the person or situation’ … so I guess that explains what you are going to h
We welcome Stuart as a new curator for this episode which explores performances that are much much more than the norm.
In my opinion painting and music are wonderful bedfellows and pleasing ones ears can only improve the brushstrokes. I’m sure you’ll agree after listening to this episode of the Contrast Podcast.
Longtime listeners will know that the Contrast Podcast has periodically examined some of the best musical years. Search back through our history and you’ll find them. This time, Jeremy from Fingertips will be leading us back to 1979. Where did
So here it is … the final part of the 2017 Festive Fifty, showcasing the music we liked the most from last year. As always your gratitude should be directed to James from Appetite For Distraction for making it possible.
Like a middle child, this episode of the podcast will be keeping the peace between the coolest tunes at the start of the list and the popular ones we will hear next time. Nevertheless it is filled to the brim with some of the best music releas
Thanks as always to the extraordinary efforts of James from Appetite For Distraction we will be exploring the best music of the last year over the next three episodes. Get some figgy pudding and get listening!
What happens when you take something that is already pretty good then distill it into something new? I think that’s what this episode is about, but James from Appetite For Distraction is the best person to explain. Have a listen and he’ll tell
Am I the only one who likes the smell of a new podcast? A long time ago we made an episode where we picked a book and a song to go with it. Thanks to Andrew from RVA Playlist we are doing it again.
If you are looking for answers then you should probably go elsewhere. If you are looking for a podcast in the true tradition of contrast on which this fine show was founded, then you are in the right place.
No instruments? No problem. This time the contrast podcast is stacked to the ceiling with songs where the voice is king …. or queen … or both.
Did you know that this is the thirtieth Contrast Podcast festive fifty episode? That’s 10 years charting the best music each year. Wow!
You are all probably trying your best to forget 2016. Here at Contrast Towers we’re still working our way through our top fifty favourite tracks that were released last year. This episode is the middle part of this journey where we stop the c
This is the tenth time that we have celebrated the best music of the year with our own homage to John Peel’s Festive Fifty. As always you can thank James from Appetite For Distraction for putting it together – he is quite the gentleman and des
Apparently a section of those in our contrasty community have some kind of celebration soon where they stuff themselves silly to somehow say thank you for something that happened a few hundred years ago?
The contributors to this podcast possess the superpower of choosing only the most fantastic music, and for this episode they have picked a supernatural selection of songs about superheroes … and that’s super.
Writing an introduction without the most popular thing which you would normally find living in a ‘d and f’ sandwich is hard. Finding a song which fits that difficult law is also tricky … but it can occur!
We’ve made a few episodes about particular years before so Nat from Another Aging Hipster thought it would be jolly to add 1965 to the list.
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