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Direct from leading UK music mag Dork, Down With Boring is our flagship podcast, delivered every two weeks. Featuring the best and most exciting new, emerging and established acts around, the latest tracks, the best new albums and loads more.

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Direct from leading UK music mag Dork, Down With Boring is our flagship podcast, delivered every two weeks. Featuring the best and most exciting new, emerging and established acts around, the latest tracks, the best new albums and loads more.

Language:

English


Episodes

Down With Boring #0124: Georgia

11/27/2023
Down With Boring is checking in with the brains behind one of our favourite albums of 2023, as the magnificent former Dork cover-star Georgia joins us for a catch-up. She’s heading up an episode packed with faves, as we delve deep into Baby Queen‘s debut album ‘Quarter Life Crisis’, check out new music from VLURE, Spector, NewDad and Wasia Project, and welcome back the mighty Girls Aloud. Oh. And Sooty? Yeah. Us neither.

Duration:01:53:55

Down With Boring #0123: Iceland Airwaves

11/14/2023
Dork’s flagship podcast-slash-radio-show Down With Boring is going global for an Iceland Airwaves special, recorded live from the festival earlier this month. Hosts Jake Hawkes and Jamie Muir are joined by a slew of talent, including Eurovision legend Daði Freyr, brilliant Belfast trio Kneecap and Dork faves Lime Garden and Sprints. Plus, y’know, just the President of Iceland. No. Really.

Duration:01:20:48

Down With Boring #0122: Night of the Living Dork II

10/30/2023
Dork’s flagship podcast-slash-radio-show Down With Boring is getting spooky at last Thursday’s Night of the Living Dork II this week, as we bring you all the action from our big Halloween spectacular. Recorded at the show, hosts Jake Hawkes and Jamie Muir are joined by ‘the bands’ – the magnificent Walt Disco and equally terrific FEET – for a suitably themed special edition of the pod.

Duration:00:42:07

Down With Boring #0121: The Mysterines

10/10/2023
As they play one of this week’s War Child UK Day of the Girl shows – which we’ll be all across as media partner, ‘FYI’ – we’ll be catching up with northern indie trailblazers The Mysterines. Elsewhere, we’re going deep on Paramore‘s collab-tastic new sort-of-remix-sort-of-rework album ‘Re: This Is Why’, plus new music from some of the most exciting new acts around, including Mary In The Junkyard, Lovejoy and UNIVERSITY.

Duration:01:53:55

Down With Boring #0120: Mitski, Declan McKenna and more

9/26/2023
This week, we're focusing on Mitski's brilliant new album, plus new music from Declan McKenna, Bleachers, Holly Humberstone, blink-182 and more.

Duration:01:15:41

Down With Boring #119: Dream Wife

9/12/2023
Delaying this week’s broadcast for 24 hours so Dream Wife could drop their new single, ‘Love You More’, the band are our special guests part of a packed show that features the new album from Olivia Rodrigo (it’s all anyone is talking about, anyway), plus new music from CMAT, Romy, Divorce and more. Oh, and for some reason, Lou Bega’s ‘Mambo No. 5’. We don’t like to ask.

Duration:01:46:13

Down With Boring #0118: Reading 2023

8/28/2023
We spent the weekend at Reading 2023, and now we’re reporting in with a special edition recorded direct from the festival. We wrangled up a bunch of acts, lost half of them (thanks, BBC Radio 1 – Ed), and then grabbed a bunch more to bring you an episode featuring just-dropped-their-debut-album Ashnikko, about-to-drop-their-debut-album Lucia And The Best Boys, main-stage-icon James Marriott and hometown heroes The Amazons.

Duration:01:09:26

Down With Boring #0117: Dork's Day Out

8/14/2023
This week, we're at Dork's Day Out for an episode recorded earlier this month at our annual big summer party. We're joined by all 'the bands' - Thomas Headon, Courting, Swim School, Honeyglaze, Talk Show and Jo Hill - to prove we can indeed organise a piss up... erm... socially responsible event in a brewery.

Duration:01:41:35

Down With Boring #0116: Truck Festival

7/31/2023
Dork's flagship podcast-slash-radio-show Down With Boring is off to Truck Festival, as we bring you all the action from our two live editions at the Oxfordshire festival earlier this month. Recorded on-site, hosts Jake Hawkes and Jamie Muir are joined by Circa Waves, DMA's, Everything Everything, Panic Shack, Stone and - rather predictably if you've been to a festival in the last couple of weeks - lots of mud.

Duration:01:37:32

Down With Boring #0115: Deadletter

7/18/2023
DEADLETTER are the special guests on the latest edition of Down With Boring.; Calling in from their… erm… “meaty” smelling van from a car park in Belgium before playing a festival, we may not be able to offer a luxurious green room filled with fresh fruit and soft furnishings, but we can promise one of the most exciting new bands on the circuit. Elsewhere this month, we’re rammed with very exciting new music from the likes of Yard Act, CMAT, Troye Sivan, Courting and Declan McKenna, plus a Really Very Good from our The Cut cover star Claud.

Duration:01:33:00

Down With Boring #0114: Glastonbury 2023

7/3/2023
This time round, Down With Boring returns from its trip to Worthy Farm tonight with a Glastonbury 2023 special. Running back across the standout sets from this year’s festival, there’s also new music from Olivia Rodrigo, The Last Dinner Party, Picture Parlour, Holly Humberstone, Stormzy, and more, plus new albums from The Japanese House and Do Nothing.

Duration:01:18:12

Down With Boring #0113: Enter Shikari

6/19/2023
Our flagship podcast-slash-radio-show Down With Boring is back with special guests Enter Shikari. Recorded at last month’s Slam Dunk North festival, we’re catching up with Rou Reynolds of the genre-defying masters with a chat that goes far and wide. There’s also new music from The Japanese House, Bombay Bicycle Club, CMAT, Do Nothing, and more, and an album focus on Killer Mike‘s Really Very Brilliant new record, ‘Michael’.

Duration:01:17:56

Down With Boring #0112: The Great Escape 2023

5/22/2023
Down With Boring is celebrating The Great Escape with a special edition recorded live at the festival, held earlier this month. Caught up in the buzz and hype of the Brighton event, Jake and Jamie are catching up with some of the most exciting new names across the three days, including Nell Mescal, Lime Garden and SOFY.

Duration:01:05:08

Down With Boring: 10 years of Swim Deep's 'Where The Heaven Are We'

5/1/2023
Last week, our flagship podcast-slash-radio-show-slash-nonsense Down With Boring embarked on an IRL journey with the mighty Swim Deep, to London’s The Boogaloo. There, we reminisced over a decade of the band’s debut album ‘Where The Heaven Are We’ for a night of stories, memories, special guests and very good music. Aired at the time on Boogaloo Radio, you can catch up with this week’s special edition of Down With Boring. We’ll be back with our usual service of new music and ‘stuff’ next week.

Duration:01:53:58

Down With Boring #0111: Do Nothing

4/17/2023
Catching up with Do Nothing, the headliners of April’s sell-out show at London’s Sebright Arms, we’re checking in as Nottingham’s premier purveyors of new band buzz continue their run-up to an impossibly exciting debut album. A big, bumper interview special, normal service will resume next time around, now Jamie has come down from his, erm, mountain(?). Don’t ask.

Duration:00:36:33

Down With Boring #0110: Gretel Hänlyn

4/4/2023
On this week's show, we're talking to one of the buzziest new names around, Gretel Hänlyn. There's also a dive into the new album from boygenius, plus new music from Nell Mescal, The Japanese House and more.

Duration:01:34:09

Down With Boring #0109: Swim School

3/20/2023
Blazing a trail as they go, Swim School are quite probably one of the most exciting bands in the country right now – and they’re fronting up an episode typically packed with new music. There’s also a focus on the new album from Black Honey, plus new music from Sabrina Carpenter, VLURE, Balancing Act and loads more

Duration:01:50:11

Down With Boring #0108: Cavetown

3/8/2023
Fresh off announcing a huge Alexandra Palace show, we're catching up with Dork fave Cavetown on the latest edition of Down With Boring. Plus new music from Shame, CHVRCHES, Priestgate, Lucia & The Best Boys, Do Nothing and more.

Duration:01:30:27

Down With Boring #0107: Heartworms

2/20/2023
This week, we're introducing one of our favourite new acts, Heartworms. Plus, new music from Inhaler, Beabadoobee, Lovejoy, Ashnikko, Feet and more.

Duration:01:56:50

Down With Boring #0106: Coach Party, Sad Boys Club and Deep Tan

2/8/2023
This week, we’re chatting with Dork's Night Out headliners Coach Party, Sad Boys Club and Deep Tan at our recent first show of the year, alongside all kinds of other musical ‘fun’. There’s also a focus on the new album from SG Lewis, plus new music from Dolores Forever, Inhaler, Swim School, Zara Larsson and loads more

Duration:02:00:09