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PODCAST: Show Me Magic! Special with Paddy Kinsella (Stay Loose Press, Balloon Machine Records)

Bill Cummings and Jim Auton are joined by Manchester based Paddy Kinsella for another new music podcast. Paddy is the head of press at Stay Loose, he also runs a label called Balloon Machine records ( He talks about his history as a blogger, how he got into PR, his passion for music and why he set up a label. Plus the acts he works with for Stay Loose and Dalliance records including Bleach Lab and Lizzie Reid.

They also chat lockdown, folk pop, shoegaze, lad rock, Arctic Monkeys, the popularity new folk of ten years ago, psychedelia and retro, if and when venues might open and how we can’t take the dates for reopening for granted and more.


Bonnie Kemplay – Blushing
Starcoast – Believe in Love
Middle Kids – Cellophane (Brain)
Moontype – Ferry
The Lazy Eyes – Where’s my brain??
Sara Wolff – Bad Thoughts Compilation
The Innocence Mission – One for Sorrow two for joy
Tree Machines – Fucking Off Today
Swimmer One – But My Heart is Broken

Produced by Andy Von Pip

God is in the TV is an online music and culture fanzine founded in Cardiff by the editor Bill Cummings in 2003. GIITTV Bill has developed the site with the aid of a team of sub-editors and writers from across Britain, covering a wide range of music from unsigned and independent artists to major releases.