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San Francisco, CA

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@bffkettle

Language:

English

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Episodes

#199: “Party Like It's Nineteen-Nine.”

4/17/2018
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Ben and Simon present their weekly magazine of new music and tenuous banter. Great new tracks from King Tuff, Kate Nash, Dream Wife, The Essex Green, Ben Frost, Paul White and so many more. Playlist

Duration:01:59:42

#198: “Viking Soul”

4/10/2018
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This week Ben brings the usual Kettle formula with something of a bias toward soul, jazz and blues in the second half. Playlist

Duration:01:59:47

#197: “Small Audience”

4/3/2018
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Really pleased with this week's show; wonderful new music throughout including Erland Cooper, Eels, Gaz Coomes, a double A-side from The Horrors, and we play the wonderful “Young Team/Old Team” Mastersystem/Mogwai collaboration, There's a whole set of blues-tinged hip-hop and we note the tragic passing of producer, artist and Anticon co-founder Alias. Playlist

Duration:01:59:24

#196: “Ominous Background Music”

3/27/2018
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This week Ben returns from his east coast travels and is joined by guest-host David Blackman. Playlist

Duration:01:59:36

#195: “Heat's Swell/Eastern Daylight Time”

3/20/2018
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Simon and Ben experiment with pre-recording a show 2500 miles apart. Ben in San Francisco, Simon in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Except at the time you listen to this Ben will be in Knoxville, TN. Isn't “not live” weird? Will hilarity ensue? Tune in to find out. Playlist

Duration:02:05:20

#194: “It's a Knox out”

3/13/2018
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Ben, Laura & Gabe are embarking across the country to the Big Ears festival in Knoxville next week. Tonight, they share plans and play music coming up at the festival. Playlist

Duration:02:04:57

#193: "In The Mix With Eclectic Kettle"

3/6/2018
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Ben resolves a difficult choice by abandoning his radio duties in favor of men throwing balls into nets. Luckily Simon is on the west coast for once, and steps into the host's chair for a solo outing. The Warriors beat the Nets 114-101, too, so everyone's a winner! Warning: May Contain Elevated Levels Of Progressive House. Playlist

Duration:01:59:57

#192: “Wonder & Wander”

2/27/2018
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It's the week after Noisepop and there's just time for to share a whole load of new music discoveries before I get out for some scenic exploration. Playlist

Duration:01:58:24

#191: “Sibling Revelry”

2/20/2018
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This week's show was recorded with Ben and his brother Josh, who calls in live from the UK. We go deep into modern classical and ambient genres, and explore Josh's dance influences that inspired making his own music in Bristol. Playlist

Duration:02:53:12

#190: “Come on, feel the noise.”

2/13/2018
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It's Noisepop-eve, so this week's Eclectic Kettle dedicates much of the set list to artists appearing in the Bay Area next week. Enjoy! We also pay tribute to the recently deceased Jòhann Jòhannsson. Playlist

Duration:02:05:34

#189: “More Things That Go Bleep”

2/6/2018
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Simon with guest DJ Aaron Dyson Xavier. Playlist

Duration:01:59:41

#188: “Canine Relaxation Hour”

1/30/2018
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Ben and Simon bring you two hours of new music, with notably energetic guitars from Django Django, Gaz Coombes, Lord Huron and Ty Segall. Playlist

Duration:01:59:54

#187: “Not Brain Surgery”

1/23/2018
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What is that unused 90% of your brain for, if not recalling songs that sound like other songs? Playlist

Duration:02:03:10

#186: “There are Shirts”

1/16/2018
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Natalie joins Ben for Eclectic Kettle this week, where new music and Tiki Tuesday collide for a chilled out vibe. Playlist

Duration:01:59:35

#185: “Writing a Screenplay”

1/9/2018
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This week's show features special guest host Fiona Miller. Playlist

Duration:01:59:17

#184: “Principal Occupation”

1/2/2018
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Happy new year, everyone. We open January straddling new starts and 2017 retrospective, as Ben delivers some old and new music all mashed together. Don't forget to checkout his review of the year blog post! Playlist

Duration:02:03:04

#183: “2017”

12/19/2017
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It's the end of the year as we know it, and I feel tired. But, let's at least celebrate a year rich in great albums, even if we'd rather forget the sulphuric stench hanging over the rest of it. Ben and Simon wrap up the year for your listening delight. Playlist

Duration:01:59:55

#182: “Before The Invention of Gunpowder”

12/12/2017
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Tonight Ben is joined by Gem Spear, who's bringing foxy back. Playlist

Duration:01:59:32

#181: “Remembering Your Wombles”

12/5/2017
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This week's show is guest co-hosted by the fine Mr Tom Coates. Playlist

Duration:01:59:20

#180: “Darts of Pleasure”

11/28/2017
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It's Eclectic Kettle ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY! This week Laura Gluhanich returns after far-too-long to co-host the show, and brings a whole set of her favourite music from the year. Playlist

Duration:02:04:30

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