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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.




Down With Boring #0112: The Great Escape 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.


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

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.


Down With Boring #0111: Do Nothing

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.


Down With Boring #0110: Gretel Hänlyn

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.


Down With Boring #0109: Swim School

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


Down With Boring #0108: Cavetown

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.


Down With Boring #0107: Heartworms

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


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

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


Down With Boring #0105: Priestgate

Our flagship podcast-slash-radio-show Down With Boring welcomes our Dork Hype List Tour 2023 headliners Priestgate, ahead of their jaunt round the country next month. With a new EP due later this year, we’re catching up with the band before they head out with Bleach Lab and Medicine Cabinet. There’s also a focus on the new album from current cover stars The Murder Capital, plus new music from boygenius, CMAT, Nell Mescal, VLURE, The Goa Express and loads more


Down With Boring #0104: Rockaway Beach

On 2023's first episode of Down With Boring, we're at Rockaway Beach to catch up with Yard Act, LIFE, VLURE and The Goa Express.


Down With Boring #0103: The Amazons

We catch up with The Amazons as they headline our Dork Christmas party, after they dropped third studio album ‘How Will I Know if Heaven Will Find Me?’ earlier this year. There’s also loads of other ‘stuff’ to enjoy too, with new music from the likes of Paramore, Caroline Polachek, FLO and loads more.


Down With Boring #0102: Hype List 2023

Featuring our 2023 Hype List, plus new music from Stormzy, The Murder Capital, Bonnie Kemplay and more.


Down With Boring #0101: Circa Waves

With a new album set to arrive early next year, indie icons Circa Waves join us for a show packed with new music That includes Cavetown, Black Honey, Stormzy, Dream Wife, Spill Tab and loads more.


Down With Boring: Halloween special

We're reporting from our Halloween spectacular Night of the Living Dork for a special edition of the show, featuring headliners Black Honey and King No-One. Insert spooky emoji here.


Down With Boring #0100: Courting

We’re joined by Courting for our landmark 100th edition. Fitting the description above the door – they’re definitely not boring – the kings of indie-pop nonsense front up a show packed with new music. That includes a deep dive into Taylor Swift‘s new album ‘Midnights’, new songs from Arctic Monkeys, Priestgate, STONE, Inhaler and loads more.


Down With Boring #0099: The Snuts

With their second album ‘Burn The Empire’ firmly lodged at the top end of the Official UK Album Charts, The Snuts' frontman Jack Cochrane joins us for a show packed with new music. That includes Paramore, Easy Life, Chloe Moriondo, Black Honey, Sorry, Alvvays and loads more.


Down With Boring #0098: Sports Team, Stormzy, The 1975 and more

On the latest edition of Down With Boring, we're delving deep into Sports Team's new album 'Gulp', checking out new music from Stormzy, The 1975, Dylan and The Murder Capital, plus so much more.


Down With Boring #0097: Wallows

Grabbed while in the UK to play a few shows in support of their Really Very Good album ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’, Wallows join us for a show packed with Dork faves. That means new music from Cavetown, The 1975, Dry Cleaning and Sorry, amongst others, a deep dive into The Amazons new album ‘How Will I Know If Heaven Will Find Me?’ and loads more.


Down With Boring #0096: Reading 2022 special

Recorded backstage at the August Bank Holiday blowout, we’ve tracked down some big names and Dork faves for a festival focused catch up, including Fontaines D.C., Bastille, Madison Beer, Pale Waves, Chloe Moriondo, Black Honey and Dylan.


Down With Boring #0095: Lauran Hibberd

We’re chatting to Friend of the Magazine Lauran Hibberd, fresh off the back of the release of her debut album ‘Garageband Superstar’. Lauran calls in for a catch up alongside a whole bunch of the best new music from the likes of Courting, Talk Show, SOFY, Bleach Lab and more.