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The Sqweek — a somewhat sideways look at the week’s news and current issues of the day with James Hargreaves. Brought to you by DeeJayOne. We dissect each day's biggest headlines from the past week, trying to find the most humorous points from the big stories so we can all have fun trying to make sense of the crap we all deal with day to day.

The Sqweek — a somewhat sideways look at the week’s news and current issues of the day with James Hargreaves. Brought to you by DeeJayOne. We dissect each day's biggest headlines from the past week, trying to find the most humorous points from the big stories so we can all have fun trying to make sense of the crap we all deal with day to day.
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The Sqweek — a somewhat sideways look at the week’s news and current issues of the day with James Hargreaves. Brought to you by DeeJayOne. We dissect each day's biggest headlines from the past week, trying to find the most humorous points from the big stories so we can all have fun trying to make sense of the crap we all deal with day to day.

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Episodes

57: Winging it with the King! (w/ Thomas King from That King Thing)

2/25/2017
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Luke is away so That King Thing podcast host steps in. We literally wing it, trying out some Nando's Roulette Chicken Wings on air. It does't work. We have great music and continue for an extra hour just because. Then Thomas has to go and see Avenged Sevenfold at the Arena. THE SQWEEK: Taking a look at the week’s news and trying to make sense of it all by finding the funny side of it. Join your hosts Luke Crofts and James Hargreaves for an irreverent chat about current events,...

Duration: 01:46:25


56: Mika Murdering Music... and more.

2/23/2017
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Luke and James returned to the Sheffield Live studio after a Christmas break to see in 2017 with the usual nonsense chat. Mika is NOT the Piano Man, moaning about pointless cards and wrapping paper, Bond (again) and much more. Music from Pilosa, Polkadodge, Beware of Echoes, Judas and Sheafs. THE SQWEEK: Taking a look at the week’s news and trying to make sense of it all by finding the funny side of it. Join your hosts Luke Crofts and James Hargreaves for an irreverent chat about current...

Duration: 00:57:52


55: Christmas with the Crazy Frog

2/21/2017
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A look back to just before Christmas when Luke and James spent a while looking through the Sheffield Live computer for Christmas songs and found gems such as the Crazy Frog singing Last Christmas and something from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra... Plus music from Awooga, Redfaces, Alvarez Kings, I Set The Sea On Fire and Gino Skarz THE SQWEEK: Taking a look at the week’s news and trying to make sense of it all by finding the funny side of it. Join your hosts Luke Crofts and James...

Duration: 00:58:25


53: Out of breath; a not-so-fun run!

2/19/2017
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Catch up with The Sqweek from December as Luke and James arrive late due to some kind of run going on in Sheffield City Centre! Out of breath, there's only one thing for it... Play a CD left behind in the studio. Music coming courtesy of Alya Records, featuring Deadset Dream, Danny Smart, The Au-Revoirs, In Sulks, Fizzy Blood and I Set The Sea On Fire THE SQWEEK: Taking a look at the week’s news and trying to make sense of it all by finding the funny side of it. Join your hosts Luke...

Duration: 01:00:02


53: Curly-Cuh, Kicking-Kuh (Feat. CK Goldiing)

2/17/2017
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A look back at CK Goldiing's triumphant return to The Sqweek on Sheffield Live. Discussion inevitably forms around tea, daytime detective TV shows and various other bits of nonsense which are inimitably The Sqweek and CK Goldiing. Music from: The Feckless, The Slow Reader's Club, Sundance, Adelphi and L Dizz. THE SQWEEK: Taking a look at the week’s news and trying to make sense of it all by finding the funny side of it. Join your hosts Luke Crofts and James Hargreaves for an irreverent...

Duration: 00:59:17


52: Carl Maloney's Reyt Good Ranting

1/8/2017
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Carl Maloney of Reyt Good Music fame once again joins Luke in the studio for what turns out to be two hours of ranting and raving about everything. What else did you expect? He also brings some awesome music to listen to and that. THE SQWEEK: Taking a look at the week’s news and trying to make sense of it all by finding the funny side of it. Join your hosts Luke Crofts and James Hargreaves for an irreverent chat about current events, interspersed with the very best up and coming local...

Duration: 01:57:22


BONUS BIRTHDAY THINGYMEJIG (w/ Faith Shaughnessy)

12/13/2016
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Our previous 3 hour anniversary marathon with Luke, James, Danny Pietnik and Paul Fletcher wasn't enough for James... he stayed for an extra hour and was joined by previous show guest and our 'Matey', Faith Shaughnessy. There was chat of tribute bands, the Sheffield music scene and much more, plus great music chosen by Faith from her favourites on the show during the last year, including: October Drift: Losing My Touch Cellar Door Moon Crow: Zepia Matic Mouth: Stay Shining Liberty Ship:...

Duration: 00:55:12


51: BIRTHDAY EXTRAVAGANZA SPECIAL (w/ Danny Pietnik & Paul Fletcher)

12/7/2016
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The Sqweek has somehow made it to a year of broadcasting on the Sheffield Live airwaves! In an extended three hour(!) live extravaganza episode, Luke is still a little drunk, James's microphone just stops working, we're joined by Danny Pietnik talking and performing live in the studio and we get gatecrashed with beer and chocolates by none other than Paul Fletcher (sans Dukes). Music from some of our favourite bands and tracks of the past year, as well as Danny Pietnik's acoustic earworms...

Duration: 02:50:22


50: Trump (again!), Toblerone and TV Classics!

11/14/2016
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In the absence of a podcast episode that has gone missing, this episode is now episode 50 when it should be 51. Luke and James are back to talk about Trump's Election, the Toblerone scandal (and changes to other popular confectionary items) plus other topics like Crime Traveller on TV in days gone by... for some reason. Music this week from DANNY PIETNIK: Isabelle, FIONAS RUN: Roofspace (Live at Toolmakers Studio), STEVE ANTHONY: In The Dark, No Stars (Country Version), LOWDRIVE: Fallen...

Duration: 00:57:27


49: Luke and James chat about stuff and play new music and that.

11/12/2016
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Music this week from: DESPERATE JOURNALIST: Hollow, TYPES: Combination One, COCO Ft. SHOLA AMA & DEEP GREEN: Waters Run Deep, HANDS OFF GRETEL: Be Mine. THE SQWEEK: Taking a look at the week’s news and trying to make sense of it all by finding the funny side of it. Join your hosts Luke Crofts and James Hargreaves for an irreverent chat about current events, interspersed with the very best up and coming local music. Tune in every Sunday from 2pm on Sheffield Live radio 93.2fm or online at...

Duration: 00:57:19


47: Crazy Clowns, More Trump, Immoral Ched and hate-ranting!

10/18/2016
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Unsurprisingly Donald Trump has happened again. We seemingly can't get away from talking about the world's biggest numpty. Speaking of numpties, James really doesn't like Ched Evans and it isn't about football allegiances. Plus crazy clowns and more. Excellent music from; POLKADODGE: Bassline, PERFECTPARACHUTEPICTURE: Faces, MOBY & THE VOID PACIFIC CHOIR: Don't Leave Me (DeeJayOne Post Punk Anthem Remix), OTIS MENSAH: KoKo. THE SQWEEK: Taking a look at the week’s news and trying to make...

Duration: 00:55:13


46: Trumpety Trumpy Trump Trump: it makes no 'cents'

10/10/2016
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This week we look at Donald Trump v Hillary Clinton in the US presidential race and generally feel sorry for Americans. Plus we talk about the penny and the cent, exploding phones and much more! New music from: OCTOBER DRIFT: Snow into Dust / Cherry Red, THE BROKEN SAINTS: River, MINUS THE INTENTION: These Four Walls, THE NOVACHORDS: Nightmare. THE SQWEEK: Taking a look at the week’s news and trying to make sense of it all by finding the funny side of it. Join your hosts Luke Crofts and...

Duration: 00:59:07


45: You can't say Bovine Drapes on the radio!

10/6/2016
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Can Luke and James wing a whole extended 2 hour show on their own? Plus fill in for a late DJ Skii afterwards? OF COURSE! This week we look at some of the latest news stories, including Big Sam Allardyce's short England stint (and an exceptionally hard quiz about that!) and things you can't say on the radio that Luke insists on saying on the radio because he can't help himself. Beef Curtains. Plus, lots more... Amazing new music this week from: O CAPTAIN: Half Life, NGOD: Blue, RYAN YOUNG...

Duration: 01:58:59


44: Luke who's back!

10/5/2016
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Did he manage to survive Benidorm? Well, yes. Luke is back for a standard edition of The Sqweek alongside James. Ace music this week from: NGOD: Blue, BE THE REVOLUTION: Forgotten People, CELLAR DOOR MOON CROW: Forgiveness, BAYONET: Weekend. THE SQWEEK: Taking a look at the week’s news and trying to make sense of it all by finding the funny side of it. Join your hosts Luke Crofts and James Hargreaves for an irreverent chat about current events, interspersed with the very best up and...

Duration: 00:56:35


43: What's That King Thing? (w/ Tom King and Faith Shaughnessy)

9/19/2016
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Tom King from popular podcast That King Thing drops by this week to join regular host James Hargreaves and special guest Faith Shaughnessy in the absence of the holidaying Luke Crofts. That King Thing is gaming themed podcast hosted by Tom and his two brothers James and Joshua King. We talk a little about that, review a couple of gigs, play News or Not News and Oscar or Not Oscar and much more! Plus great new music from Cellar Door Moon Crow, Dead English Gentlemen, Southpaw and October...

Duration: 00:57:24


42: A Reyt Good 'News or Not News' Quiz! (W/Carl Maloney & Faith Shaughnessy)

9/11/2016
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Luke is away on holiday and left The Sqweek in the hands of the crazies! This week James holds the fort along with guests Faith Shaughnessy and Carl Maloney and we play a game of 'News or Not News' whilst looking at the week's silly headlines. Great new music from CONOR HOUSTON - I Follow, STOP DROP ROBOT - Tomahawk, FIONA'S RUN - Roofspace, THE VULTURES - When The Cats Come Home. THE SQWEEK: Taking a look at the week’s news and trying to make sense of it all by finding the funny side of...

Duration: 00:55:17


41: NOT Dead or Not Dead but Gene Wilder, sadly, is dead. :(

9/5/2016
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Comedy legend Gene Wilder sadly passed away. We remember his greatest films from See No Evil, Hear No Evil to Stir Crazy to Blazing Saddles and more - which almost prompts a game of 'dead or not dead' from thenotquiz.com (we played Number One or Not Number One instead!). We also talk about Bee Gee ghosts and some other news that isn't about dead celebrities for a change. FANTASTIC music from: 1) Ordnance - Urge (The Winachi Tribe Remix) 2) Santiago Kings - Mary-Jane 3) Baranovich - Fire in...

Duration: 00:56:57


40: The Winachi Tribe v Aztec Doll + Failing at Facebook Live!

8/31/2016
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Yes, yes... We played the wrong song at one point in this show. But we make up for it! Honest! As usual, we discuss the events of the week whilst featuring the best new music and involving you lot via Twitter and Facebook - where we sampled Facebook Live for the first time! Fantastic new music from: The Winachi Tribe - Plant The Seed Aztec Doll - Red Blood Scarlet - Your Control The Claremonts - Roll The Dice

Duration: 00:55:57


39: CK's All-Blue Food Porn (w/CK Goldiing)

8/23/2016
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CK Goldiing joins Luke and James for a special extended episode of The Sqweek where we discuss his all-blue attire, being addicted to tomatoes, and lots more. Excellent music from: Apollo Junction - This could be the day Joe Garvey - No Good (feat Lulu Simon) Cellar Door Moon Crow - Backlash Matic Mouth - Dimension Coco ft. Protege - Ova Here The Jezabels- Unnatural Awooga - Where the others go Ryan Young & The Electric Sunrise - Electric Sunrise Four Authors - Follow You THE SQWEEK:...

Duration: 01:48:27


38: Molten Hot Lava Cheese

8/22/2016
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The debate rages on... what IS the hottest form of food? We discuss this (again) as well as look at all the news interspersed with some great music, like: Ryan Young and The Electric Sunrise, Kong, I Set The Sea On Fire and Cellar Door Moon Crow.

Duration: 00:56:24

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