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PODCAST: Show Me Magic with Stephen Birch

For the latest Show Me Magic new music podcast, Bill Cummings and Jim Auton are joined by Stephen Birch, a music blogger and podcaster who runs a blog called NoNewWaveNoFun and a podcast called The Partisan Contingent.

They chat new music, how Stephen got into music journalism, the sad passing of Neil Kulkarni who was a inspiration, the era of the music Weekly, Terris, the merging of Pitchfork with GQ. Plus the Scottish music scene, the music scene of the early 2000s, the passing of Mary Weiss, motown, songwriting in pop, the influence of the Shangri Las and much more. 


O.Wake – Let’s All Get Pessimistic 

Dancer – Passionate Sunday 

Enabling Behaviour – Stressor 

feeo – it was then that I 

Fräulein – Wait and See

Murder Club – Pictures of myself 

Lift to Experience- These are the days

The Dandy Warhols – Everyday Should Be A Holiday

The Shangri-Las – Give Him a Great Big Kiss

Produced by Andy VonPip 

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.