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Monday’s are all about new music with A Badge of Friendship bringing you the freshest tracks from around the globe.   But it’s not just about the music, there’s surreal chat and superb guests as well. Previously Armando Iannucci (Veep / Alan Partridge creator), Jay Baruchel (How To Train Your Dragon, This Is The End), Simon of Biffy Clyro, Torche, Pulled Apart By Horses, Funeral For A Friend, The Twilight Sad, Dinosaur Pile-Up and many more have joined the gang as special guests.

Monday’s are all about new music with A Badge of Friendship bringing you the freshest tracks from around the globe.   But it’s not just about the music, there’s surreal chat and superb guests as well. Previously Armando Iannucci (Veep / Alan Partridge creator), Jay Baruchel (How To Train Your Dragon, This Is The End), Simon of Biffy Clyro, Torche, Pulled Apart By Horses, Funeral For A Friend, The Twilight Sad, Dinosaur Pile-Up and many more have joined the gang as special guests.
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Monday’s are all about new music with A Badge of Friendship bringing you the freshest tracks from around the globe.   But it’s not just about the music, there’s surreal chat and superb guests as well. Previously Armando Iannucci (Veep / Alan Partridge creator), Jay Baruchel (How To Train Your Dragon, This Is The End), Simon of Biffy Clyro, Torche, Pulled Apart By Horses, Funeral For A Friend, The Twilight Sad, Dinosaur Pile-Up and many more have joined the gang as special guests.

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Episode 27 - The Best Bits Since The Best Of

10/13/2015
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The ABoF gang were out celebrating Claire's birthday this week, so they put together their second 'Best Of Show' collecting their favourite interviews and tracks from the last few months. Highlights include Emmy Award winning writer and director Armando Iannucci who talks them through his process for choosing music for TV and film, and interviews with James from The Twilight Sad, Matt from Dinosaur Pile-Up and James from Pulled Apart By Horses.

Episode 26 - When The Gramaphone Rings

10/6/2015
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The ABoF gang are back at full capacity with a jam packed show and two very special guests. The trio are joined on the phone by The Line Of Best Fit's New Music Editor Charlotte Krol and Andrew from When The Gramaphone Rings, and they discuss their hot tips for the month and spin a couple of tunes on the show. Ed returns from holiday, and his brand new day job, to regale Claire & Paul with tales of cats and Greek food - but mostly cats. The features that you know and love make a glorious...

Episode 25 - Dinosaur Pile-Up

9/29/2015
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Sofar Sounds’ Chris Lloyd joins Claire and Paul in the studio and presents three brilliant live sessions from Sofar around the world - Lydmor (Aarus), Kevin Garrett (NYC) and Will Joseph Cook (London). Later in the show, the pair chat to Matt Bigland from Dinosaur Pile-Up about their latest album ‘Eleven Eleven’ out on October 16th and with producer Laura away, Adam steps in to dispel the rumours that Michael Jackson is still alive but it seems Claire and Paul are too far down the rabbit...

Duration: 01:41:41


Episode 24 - Armando Iannucci

9/22/2015
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It’s a SOUNDTRACKS SPECIAL with guests Armando Iannucci and 'The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened?' director Jon Schnepp and producer Holly Payne. Emmy award winning director (and UK comedy legend) Armando talks to A Badge of Friendship about how he uses music in film and TV, his inspirations and his plans post-Veep. If that wasn't enough, Jon Schnepp and Holly Payne, the duo behind the documentary that's taken the film world by storm, 'The Death Of Superman Lives: What Happened?',...

Duration: 01:36:41


Episode 23 - LA Special

9/17/2015
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A Badge Of Friendship are back from their adventures around the country to bring you an LA special, with music piped hot and fresh straight from the city of angels. The gang are also joined by three very special guests, the wonderful Zeena Koda (host of The Litterbox podcast and owner of Boxxtalk), Kevin Bronson (editor of LA Buzz Bands) and De Lux, the band who soundtracked ABoF's summer holiday this year.

Duration: 01:26:06


Episode 22 - The Best Bits So Far

9/17/2015
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A Badge of Friendship are all over the country this week, hundreds of miles away from the safety and comfort of FUBAR Radio HQ, so what better time is there to put out a special Best Of ABoF show? In the 22 weeks they've been on the air the gang have amassed a cornucopia of highlights. These include moments like Paul McCallum's birthday special, where special guest and best friend Simon Neil (Biffy Clyro), as well as Paul's parents, called in to wish him well and embarrass the hell out of...

Duration: 01:21:05


Episode 21 - The Line Of Best Fit

9/17/2015
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A Badge Of Friendship have returned this week with another special, this time focusing on the people and music behind The Line Of Best Fit. The gang chat to the legendary music website's new music Editor Charlotte Krol about how she got started in music journalism, the music she's digging at the moment and tips for listeners who want to get their band featured on the site. They also talk to Michael from SUNS about leftfield pop and the band's plans for 2015. A stern (yet loving) eye is...

Episode 20 - Pulled Apart By Horses

9/17/2015
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A Badge of Friendship are proud to celebrate their 20th Episode on FUBAR Radio! To celebrate, the gang have put together a 'How To - Music Industry' special featuring James Brown from Pulled Apart By Horses, Gigwise Editor Andrew Trendell and Olive Grove Records founder Lloyd Meredith. There are also some tips and tricks sent in by Idlewild's Rod Jones and Torche's Andrew Elstner, and of course a big audio bucket full of new music and a brand new listener of the week!

Episode 19 - Scottish Music Special

9/17/2015
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This week's A Badge Of Friendship show is a Scottish music special as Claire, Paul and Ed celebrate all things north of the border. They also chat to James from The Twilight Sad and Halina, the voice and words behind awesome Scottish music blog 'Podcart'. The gang also ask listeners to recommend their favourite Scottish acts for a chance to win 'Listener Of The Week', and they shine a light on some of their favourite labels from back home including Songs By Toad Records, Chemikal...

Duration: 01:20:48


Episode 18 - Dr Dre

9/17/2015
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A Badge Of Friendship are back on script after the birthday frivolities of last week's show, as Claire, Paul and Ed bring you another show jam packed with new music! This week, the gang discuss Dr Dre's long awaited third album 'Compton', and pose a cracker of a question to their listeners - "what are we thinking"? The features you know and love are back, as Ed unleashes the cheese, Paul shows some love to his label of choice and Claire gets 'freeky' with this week's 'World of Weird'.

Episode 17 - Biffy Clyro

9/17/2015
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This week A Badge Of Friendship go off script, as Claire and Ed succesfully manage to pull the wool over Paul's eyes for long enough to surprise him with his very own Birthday special! Leaving behind new music for one week, the gang are joined on the phone by some very special people from Paul's life so far, including his former school pal and flatmate Simon Neil (Biffy Clyro), brother-in-arms Ross Ferguson, and the couple who shaped him into the man he is today - his parents! The weekly...

Episode 16 - Daytrotter

9/17/2015
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Get your ears ready for another dose of inane chat and new music from A Badge Of Friendship's Claire, Paul and Ed. This week the gang are joined on the phone by very special guest, Sean from Daytrotter, and they also discuss the important things in the news this week... like Billy Corgan looking miserable on a roller coaster, and which solo artists sound better than their original bands. Hard hitting stuff. There are also the usual weekly features, and the gang hunt for the answer to a...

Episode 15 - Yuck

9/17/2015
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This week Claire, Paul and Ed are joined by very special guest, Yuck's Max Bloom, and they discuss the morality of illegal file sharing, and Yuck's forthcoming third album. There's also a brand new feature with it's own jingle and everything... Listener Of The Week! All this plus the usual weekly features, where Ed gets heavy with 'Label Love', Claire gets ethereal with 'Pass The Cheese' and Paul takes us to a very dark and complicated place in 'World Of Weird'.

Episode 14 - The Von Pip Musical Express

9/17/2015
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It's time for your weekly dose of new music from A Badge Of Friendship's Claire, Paul and Ed, and this week's show is a cracker. Having discovered the delights of the Wu Tang Name Generator (put your google gloves on, and get on it) the gang decide to find out what EVERYONE's name is in the studio, and discover producer Adam is quite the lothario. They're also joined by very special guest Andy from The Von Pip Musical Express (where the majority of this week's playlist was discovered)....

Duration: 01:24:19


Episode 13 - 2000 Trees Festival

9/17/2015
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A Badge of Friendship are back for a another weekly dose of new music on FUBAR Radio! This week it's a '2000 Trees Festival' special as Claire, Paul and Ed are joined on the phone by Andy, one of the organisers behind the yearly music extravaganza. The gang also get to grips with Apple Music, and discuss the NME’s announcement that, as from September, the mag will be absolutely free. There are also the usual weekly features, so get ready for some 'Label Love', a dose of pop goodness with...

Duration: 01:25:39


Episode 12 - NXNE Festival

9/17/2015
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A Badge of Friendship's Claire and Paul are back from their two week holiday (BIG REVEAL- the last two shows were pre-records! And you never would have guessed) to join Ed once again for their weekly descent into the heady world of new music. The jetsetting duo don't let their jet lag get in the way of the show, sharing tales of LA's celebrity haunts and Toronto's NXNE festival, while it appears Ed has been busy the last two weeks showing his face at gigs all over London. There are also...

Duration: 01:20:26


Episode 10 - Evan Dubinsky

9/17/2015
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A Badge of Friendship's Claire, Paul and Ed are back for a Canadian music special! This week, the gang are joined by very special guests Evan Dubinsky, who organises Canada's NXNE festiva, and - Mr Canada himself - the actor, writer and director Jay Baruchel (How To Train Your Dragon, This Is The End, Tropic Thunder). There are also the features that you've all come to know and love, as Paul spreads on the roquefort particularly thickly for 'Pass The Cheese', Claire showcases Canadian...

Duration: 01:27:11


Episode 9 - Sofar Sounds

9/17/2015
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A Badge of Friendship's Claire, Paul and Ed are back for your weekly dose of new music and irreverent chat. This week, the gang chat Supergroups, namely Liam Gallagher and Roger Daltrey’s musical dalliance for the forthcoming TFI Friday anniversary special, and also ask listeners what would you talk to Boyzone’s Shane Lynch about if you forked out £50 for a 15 minute Skype session with him? They’re also joined by very special guest Rafe Offer, co-founder of the legendary Sofar Sounds. Ed...

Duration: 01:26:57


Episode 8 - Oceansize

9/17/2015
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A Badge of Friendship’s Claire, Paul and Ed return for another bizarre episode. This episode sees the gang chat about what should be done with Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch, features special guest Mike Vennart (ex-Oceansize, current Biffy Clyro touring guitarist), includes a massive rant (or two, or three… make that four perhaps) from Paul, Ed justifies why R Kelly appears on this week’s playlist and Claire’s World of Weird is usurped by, well, another one of Paul’s massive rants! It’s...

Duration: 01:28:18


Episode 7 - Funeral For A Friend & Hawk Eyes

9/17/2015
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The gang are back with a slightly chaotic episode filled with silly chat and great tunes. If you want to hear what sleep deprivation sounds like then this is it! Special guests Matt from Funeral For A Friend and Paul from Hawk Eyes join the gang on the phone as they ponder the point of festivals and talk to the bands about their own busy touring schedules.

Duration: 01:30:54

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