17th April 2014
Despite a lack of guests David and Veg look forward to the 0161 Festival taking place in Manchester over May Day Bank Holiday Weekend.
10th April 2014
Andy of Revenge of the Psychotronic Man and TNS Records tells us why this weekend they’ll be celebrating ten years of DIY punk rock.
3rd April 2014
The April 3rd 2014 edition of Under The Pavement Radio Show says David alone in the studio playing a mix of music and offering a What’s On guide for upcoming weeks.
27th March 2014
The Ex and The Yossarians both join us for our weekly voyage of anarchy on the airwaves
20th March 2014
David and Veg in the studio playing a mix of music, talking politics and looking ahead to events and gigs.
13th March 2014
UtP brings you the usual mix of post-apocalyptic banter and utopian sounds in the show that’s got Levenshulme talking. About moving to Longsight.
6th March 2014
Samuel Becket wrote two excellent and absurdist plays about the futility of the human condition. In Krapp’s Last Tape, and elderly man listens to his own voice recorded in the past. In Waiting for Godot, two imbeciles fill the void with idle chit-chat while waiting for someone who never appears. John Player Specials were our Godot. This is a show of truly Becketian proportions. Thrill as Cubesville returns a book to David. Marvel at the rant about the Salutation pub. And get really angry about so-called “apolitical punk”. In true Becketian style, we will deliver the next show sat in dustbins.
27th February 2014
Poet Andy Carrington makes his way across the Pennies to talk about his work ahead of the 0161 festival and read his hard-hitting material live on air!
A is for Activist. A is for Anarchist. A is for Andy Carrington. A is also for Acker Bilk, with whom we opened the show. A show not to be missed.
20th February 2014
With no CubesVille this week David and Veg are left to their own devices for a two hour show with a mix of music, chat, incisive social comment and what’s on guide…
13th February 2014
Andy T. live in the studio w/ Pete of the Wrecks/ Slice of Life performing a number of tracks. Also features Andy’s recently-recorded stuff with Doom.
6th February 2014
Epic Problem’s Jake and Mackie joined us in the studio to talk about their new EP and to play a live acoustic track off it!!!! We also talk about New Mills – the punk capital of the world.
30th January 2014
There’s a software civil war raging – which side are you on? Anna from I Love Free Software Festival talks us through revolutionary DIY freeware versus the cavalier attitudes of big business. She’s bright as a button and really entertaining.
23rd January 2014
David and Richard are joined by Eva from Frack Free Greater Manchester/ Barton Moss Community Protection Camp.
16th January 2014
Richard and David look ahead to future guests and talk fracking, class and comedy.
Plus what’s on guide and loads of music!
9th January 2014
For the first show of 2014 Boff Whalley joins David and Veg to talk about “Wrong ‘Un A Suffragette’s Story”, a new one-woman musical written by Boff and directed by Justin Audibert.
19th December 2013
The Under The Pavement Xmas Special is now online.
A packed end of year show with Richard Cubesville, Veg and (eventually) David crammed into the cosy confines of the ALL FM studios in Levenshulme.
Christmas chat and a completely festive playlist.
12th December 2013
This week’s guest is Martin (from Chomsky All Stars) author of the graphic novel of the Ragged Trouser Philanthropist
5th December 2013
Joe Yorke joins Richard and David in the studio to talk about his music and to play three tracks live in session.
28th November 2013
Carol Hodge is Crystal Grenade! Carol joins David and Veg to talk about her new album as Crystal Grenade, Lo! and Behold performing three tracks from the album live in the studio.
Plus more music and a what’s on guide.
21st November 2013
An evening of acoustic music and performance poetry with Chris Butler and Dwane Reads from Derbyshire joining David and Richard live in the studio.
14th November 2013
Looking ahead to the Manchester & Salford Anarchist Bookfair on Saturday 23rd November at the People’s History Museum.
7th November 2013
The return of Black Light Mutants, interviewed on the show prior to their gig at the Manchester & Salford Anarchist Bookfair After Party.
Features three exclusive live session tracks.
31st October 2013
It’s Halloween 2013 and Richard and David play out an interview with Finnish anarcho punks 1981. An interview conducted on a busy Wilmslow Road, in South Manchester on an October evening.
24th October 2013
After a week off Cubesville is back in the studio putting the world to rights. There’s a a mixed bag of music and the regular what’s on guide.
17th October 2013
Guest presenter Veg joins David in the studio to talk about the Manchester & Salford Anarchist Bookfair.
Plus a mix of music and a what’s on guide.
10th October 2013
David and Richard kick off the show with an on air singalong to Louis Lingg and The Bombs Alphabet of a Revolution Final Exam.
“Barmy French band on @UTPRadio Barmy in a good way”.
A mixed bag of new and old music inspires talk about anti-fascism, activist wins, the impact and importance of music, the badger cull and much, much more.
Plus the weekly round up of activist activities in Manchester.
What’s not to like?
26th September 2013
In this week’s show David and Cubesville are in the studio looking ahead to the Conservative Party conference taking place in Manchester this week…
As listener Arlene Finnigan puts it “And tonight on Under The Pavement Radio Show: pub recommendations in Bury, a song about George Osborne getting bullied as a child and the non-linear concept of time. Sod this, I’m putting the shipping forecast on or i won’t sleep”.
12th September 2013
“You’ve been confirmed? Is that where they cut the end off?”
“where’s good for books?” “the library?”
Richard and David offer razor sharp observations about religion and books in the digital age in tonight’s episode originally broadcast on ALL FM 96.9 on Thursday 12th September 2013!
Plus music and what’s on guide!
5th September 2013
A Dirty Weekend Festival preview as we look forward to this weekend’s DIY punk festival in Wrexham, North Wales.
29th August 2013
Jez Sings Things (aka The Artiste Formerly Known as Jezebelleza) brings her piano into the studio to sing songs live. She rocks. And we all have a brilliant time. Cool.
22nd August 2013
David and Cubesville both in the studio for the 22nd August 2013 edition of Under The Pavement originally broadcast on ALL FM 96.9 featuring lots of music, chat and a few what’s ons for the coming weeks.
15th August 2013
Oh no! Mr Cubesville is home alone and causing chaos in the studio this week. He’s totally pumped up from watching Japanese punks A Page of Punk and won’t let it lie. Two hours later, south/central Manchester got the message about DIY punk…
1st August 2013
Just David, Just an hour…
Many of the tracks on tonight’s show are from: A Benefit Compilation In Love & Solidarity With Kostas Sakkas download compilations Volume One and Two.
25th July 2013
UtP says: “Happy birthday Zoe!” with its weekly anarchic voyage across the airwaves of south/central Manchester.
18th July 2013
The show features an interview with Steve Ignorant of Crass talking about his new projects Slice of Life and working with Paranoid Visions (including an exclusive airing of the new seven inch single Join The Dots) plus loads of music, what’s on guide and off topic rambling!
11th July 2013
The world never changed overnight… or did it? One hot summers night in austerity-hit Levenshulme, Under the Pavement took to the airwaves with a message of hope and some damn fine music under their arms. They fought a running battle with a dodgy mixing desk to bring that message to the good people of south/central Manchester. And thanks to the wonder of the internet, you too can enjoy the moment when (despite it all going wrong) it all went incredibly right. Enjoy.
4th July 2013
Carole and Pete from Wrecks come on the show to talk about their gigs with Steve Ignorant from Crass as Slice of Life, as well as Bad Taste Barbies, the delights of “Belper: The Nashville of the Peak District” and what gig is Mikey Wong at tonight!
Includes a live acoustic version of Wrecks’ Be Still.
13th June 2013
Chris Butler joins us live in the studio to talk about music, politics and Belper.
He plays three brand new songs live in the studio: The Seagull and The Skinhead, Parliament Pays Tribute To Baroness Thatcher and The Worst Teeth In Showbiz
6th June 2013
Andy from Love Music Hate Racism joins us for a chat and some tunes ahead of a LMHR event on Saturday. Plus, we debut new 7″ singles by Zounds and Grand Collapse. Oh yeah!
30th May 2013
Jozef from Infiltrate The System joins Richard and David in the studio and gets a word or two in to talk about his anti-fascist compilation, new record releases and gigs.
Plus the usual banter, off topic conversation, what’s on guide and rigorous intellectual political discourse about the issues of the day.
Anarchy on the airwaves indeed!
23rd May 2013
A show previewing Strummercamp, a festival inspired by Joe Strummer, which takes place this Bank Holiday Weekend.
Includes music from lots of the bands playing the festival.
Under The Pavement Radio Show from 13th May 2013 featuring music, what’s on guide and bus routes to Strummercamp.
9th May 2013
A revolutionary mix from Richard Cubesville as he selects tracks from Serious Drinking, Gil Scot Heron and Andy T. whilst the gremlins scupper David’s carefully chosen playlist!
2nd May 2013
As the sun arrives in Manchester the show kicks off with The Undertones Here Comes The Summer and includes lots of great new music, chat and what’s on guide.
Will Peter’s Sneaky Peeks become a regular feature?
25th April 2013
Natalie of Shrieking Violet zine joins us to talk about the Victoria Baths Fanzine Fair taking place on Sunday 5th May.
(Find out more at: http://www.victoriabaths.org.uk/visit…)
The discussion covers Ian MacKaye’s public transport needs and appearances on children’s TV, 10cc and Bury FC, Who sounds most like Alan Partridge, The use of apostrophes and more…
18th April 2013
Just a one hour show this week, but a packed one as we are joined by John Potash Author of “The FBI War on Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders” who talks in detail about the book including the link between music and politics.
11th April 2013
Ding-Dong! the Witch Is Dead: A Thatcher Special!
We chat to Attila The Stockbroker who performs his latest poem “A Hellish Encounter” live on air, plus Chomsky Allstars talking about their track So Long.
Music wise we’ve got tracks from Chumbawamba’s new release In Memoriam, Judy Garland and much more!
“@UTPRadio Truly, this was your finest hour. If there was any justice you’d win a Sony award for this”.
28th March 2013
Under The Pavement Radio Show broadcast on 28th March 2013 with full house of David, Cubesville, Spike and Lauren
21st March 2013
Aslan and Mike from Salford rap collective Class Actions join us in the studio to talk music and politics.
14th March 2013
Talk and music heavy show from Under The Pavement this week.
We hope the technical issues in second half don’t put you off!
7th March 2013
Folk punks Paper Town join us to bash out a shed load of tunes live in the studio.
28th February 2013
The Sanity Clause play live in the studio for our weekly dose of anarchy on the airwaves.
21st February 2013
Another revolution is possible! To mark 75 years since the publication of George Orwell’s Homage to Catalonia, we talk to Christopher Hall of Len Crome Memorial Lecture about an upcoming event based around the book. We talk about anarchy, revolution and Orwell’s meticulous account of his experiences in Spain in 1936. And we play lots of great music too.
14th February 2013
Andy joins us this week to talk about the upcoming event with the catchy title Love Music Hate Racism/ Manchester City United To Stop The EDL. Our multicultural, multifarious response to the “politics of despair” features previews of new singles by Manchester’s Sonic Boom Six and Vitriolic Response. And a classic track by the Poison Girls deals with Valentine’s Day.
7th February 2013
This week we talk to Mike from the Anarchist Federation about the Anarchist Black Cross and its work with Belorussian prisoners. And we play dissonant, dissident sounds.
31st January 2013
Gee Vaucher (Crass) is interviewed at the Manchester & Salford Anarchist Bookfair in December 2013 talking about Teatime Collective’s cakes and poet Andy T.
Plus loads of new music and what’s on guide!
24th January 2013
Manchester pop-punkers Holiday play live in the studio in this thrilling installment of the people’s favourite, Under the Pavement. Taking you through the night with your weekly voyage of anarchy on the airwaves, we promise to float your boat with topical banter and astute political analysis.
17th January 2012
Manchester affirms its solidarity with Cuban and Mexican revolutionaries in this preview of the Making Another World Real (Latin America Now). We talk to Bruce and Lia about how the lessons learned in Latin America can be transposed onto Manchester now. Cool. And we’ve lots of Latin American music too.
10th January 2013
We visit the Salford Zine Library to hear about its rich and diverse range of DIY publications. This week we also preview the latest release by the Blacklight Mutants and Gunpowder Plot. Cool.
13th December 2012
Conflict’s Colin Jerwood talks to the Under the Pavement team before taking to the stage at Manchester’s Star and Garter. And what a bloody good interview it is too! Meanwhile, there’s the usual bants with showcases of the latest Berlin Riot Grrrl compilation and Manchester poppunx Holiday.
29th November 2012
Tomorrow’s Manchester and Salford Anarchist Bookfair comes under the spotlight when Spike and Cubesville are joined by its organisers, Veg and the mysterious David. All revealed in your weekly helping of Anarchy on the Airwaves…..
22nd November 2012
Belper folk legend Chris Butler wields his guitar live in the studio in this breathless edition of South Manchester’s favourite anarchist radio show, Under the Pavement.
15th November 2012
The OK Cafe is back! Guests on this week’s show are members of Manchester’s premier occasional cafe venue as it opens its doors once again for three weeks of intensive libertarian activity. Cool. Plus the latest dissident sounds.
UtP presents anarchy on the airwaves. On the day that TWO of the Olympic cycling team were knocked over in Greater Manchester, we talk about the folly of the automobile. We have a sneak preview of the Manchester and Salford Anarchist Bookfair and bags and bags of new tunes. Enjoy.
Under the Pavement presents anarchy on the airwaves. Tonight we speak to Mick from Manchester Open Rights Group and belt out some right good tunes.
25th October 2012
Pianokey on the airwaves! Jezabelezza joins us live in the studio to play songs from her new album. Which rocks by the way.
18th October 2012
Revenge of the Psychrotronic Man joined us in the studio to chew the fat on their new album Shattered Dreams Parkway. Expect serious discussion on DIY music and libertarian views on Manchester 2012… to a cacophony of belching and a few ribald drinking stories to-boot.
11th October 2012
Laila and Barney from the Sonic Boom Six join us in the studio and play a live acoustic number from their new album. We also play new tracks by Quiet Loner and the Wankys.
4th October 2012
October 4th edition of Under The Pavement Radio show originally broadcast on ALL FM 96.9.
A packed show as we interview The Cravats at Blackpool’s Rebellion Festival, Lauren W talks about Asylum and Shift magazines and The Happy Soul plays a couple of songs live in the studio.
The System recorded at Hebden Bridge Punks Picnic.
Peter from Paranoid Visions joins us live on the live from Dublin to talk about their new album and more…
New music bonanza!! Under the Pavement brings you a weekly helping of anarchy on the airwaves with the latest in dissonant sounds.
9th August 212
Under the Pavement brings you Anarchy on the Airwaves. We’re joined this week by the organisers of Manchester alt-noise festival Fat Out Fest to give us a preview of the event and to blast out some Swans. We also give you the latest dissonant tunes with new stuff from the Cravats, Astronauts and Andy T. And when Mr Cubesville’s left in the studio alone, there’s even some George Melly and Anita O’Day. Coooooool.
2nd August 2012
Faintest Idea – possibly the best anarchist/ska/punk band in the whole of Kings Lynn – talk to Under the Pavement at their pre-launch gig in Manchester. And anarchist punk poet Andy T’s first records in 30 years get a play on the week of their release, together with a look forward to Rebellion festival.
28th June 2012
Under the Pavement administers your weekly dose of Anarchy on the Airwaves. This week’s show is jam packed with the latest DIY releases and underground classics – everything from Bootscraper to Billie Holliday. Wow.
Under the pavement presents your weekly helping of Anarchy on the Airwaves. This week we bring you music and chat with previews of new stuff from jazzpunx Victims Family and singer/songwriter Chris Butler.
Viva Zapata! We talk to Lia from Manchester Zapatistas about a global protest to free imprisoned activists. Oh, and with 2 days to go till UNDER THE PAVEMENT’S TENTH ANNIVERSARY PARTY AT THE KINGS ARMS, SALFORD, we take a look at what to expect. Ohh yeeeah.
7th June 2012
Neck live in the back of a van at Strummercamp
31st May 2012
One hour preview of Strummercamp with update on festival, music from some of the bands playing as well as other music, what’s on guide and chat.
24th May 2012
Palestinine is on the agenda when Sarah Irving talks about her biography of Palestinian plane hi-jacker Leila Khaled which launches on Friday 25th May at Madlab in the Northern Quarter. The launch was originally planned for Blackwells who cancelled due to perceived controversy with the event. …And when we get the CD player to do its stuff, we treat you to some of the hottest dissedent sounds around. Oh yeah.
17th May 2012
As the menace of Frankenstein foods looms over recession-hit Britain, Under the Pavement talks to Manchester people taking a stand against the multinationals with a planned protest on GM wheat – Take the Flour Back. Their campaign is guaranteed to end up in agro. Alongside the (literally) grassroots resistance, we play the latest in Balkan turbofolk, riotgrrl and punk in our weekly roundup of small p and big P politics in South/Central Manchester.
10th May 2012
Hang onto your hats folks – this is the raw uncensored cut of Under the Pavement’s interview with Warrington punks Hated till Proven. UtP’s sharp, in-depth, investigative journalism gets to the core of antifa-punk in 2012, with talk about dressing up and listening to 1980s music. Oh, and previewing Hated till Proven’s blinding album released on TNS records next week. UtP also previews this year’s Strummercamp at which we will host a wide range of films under the banner of the Sandanista Cinema. With John Peel moments a-plenty, this wild, crazy show is pure anarchy.
3rd May 2012
Singer/songwriter Quiet Loner joins us to talk about his upcoming recording session of political songs in a Salford church. AKA Matt, he treats us to some tunes live in the studio. And we play dissident tunes old and new including tasters from the latest Berlin Riot Grrrl compilation.
26th April 2012
Natalie of The Shrieking Violet fanzine joined us to talk about the second Victoria Baths Fanzine Convention taking place on Saturday 19 May. We discuss the place of fanzines in post-internet culture and if the advent of the blog signified the death of the editor. Natalie brought in some music requested by Fanzine Convention speakers Cazz Blase, David Wilkinson and the Rotherham Zine Library, proving they really are zine and heard.
19th April 2012
Your weekly dose of anarchy on the airwaves brings you the latest dissonant sounds and renegade banter. Returning from a short break, David finds he strays from the point, while Cubesville makes bad jokes at his expense. Meanwhile, they take a non-retro look at Anarchy, the cruel legacy of Thatcherism and the new EP by Blackpool noiseniks the Membranes.
12th April 2012
Roughneck Riot play live in the UtP studio to preview their new album. Woooow!!
5th April 2012
Under the Pavement brings you the very latest in dissonant sounds. This show features a preview of the first album by Andy T and Irma Ved. Plus surrent stuff by the likes of the Autonomads and Napalm Death, a look back at street singers Wesley Willis and Wild Man Fischer and a commemorative look at the Falklands War – 30 years ago this week.
29th March 2012
In this special edition of Under the Pavement, we welcome members of the Autonomads and Black Star Dub Collective into the studio to talk about their new split album, From Rusholme with Dub. We talk about important matters of the day, such as the (anti) squatting laws, riots and pasties while listening to the album (almost) in its entirety. Anarchy on the Airwaves indeed!
22nd march 2012
15th March 2012
Luke from Leeds travel fanzine Ont Road joins the UtP team to talk about his new issue and spin some discs. In among the lively banter we preview the new album from the Inner Terrestrails. Anarchy on the Airwaves!
8th March 2012
Performance poet Dominic Berry joins the Under the Pavement team for your weekly helping of anarchy on the airwaves. Dominic reads extracts from his upcoming show, Wizard. And on International Womens’ Day, we bring you classic tunes and right up to the minute gems
1st March 2012
Squat venue activists Donna and Catherine from the Okasional Cafe join the Under the Pavement team this week to talk about their latest venture – the occupation of the Gamecock pub in Hulme. And with an ecclectic mix of music, the conversation ranges from evolution to anarchy to setting up a zoo populated by conservatives. Anarchy on the airwaves indeed.
23rd February 2012
James ‘Bar’ Bowen joins us live in the studio to talk music, politics, this weekend’s Sophie Lancaster benefit gig at Bradford 1 in 12 Club and a couple of exclusive live tracks.
Includes a storming acoustic version of the Dead Kennedys’ Holiday in Cambodia.
16th February 2012
Steve from Means To An End/ Bradford 1 in 12 Club is guest presenter this show
9th February 2012
Attila The Stockbroker is the guest on this week’s show with a couple of poems and tracks from his latest Barnstormer album.
2nd February 2012
Rod Dixon of Red Ladder Theatre about working with Chumbawamba and Phill Jupitus on the Big Society! Musical at Leeds City Varieties.
26th January 2012
Jim Dog from Bradford 1 in 12 Club
19th January 2012
12th January 2012
Blacklight Mutants join us live in the studio
Black Star Club Collective and organisers of Manchester & Salford Anarchist Bookfair
¡Viva México! director Nicolas Défossé and Lia from Manchester Zapatista Solidarity Group
Pete from Paranoid Visions joins us live from Dublin
Jessi from Eastfield is our guest in the studio.
Jennifer and Chris from Parents For Real Justice and POET (Public Order Evidence Trust)
Save The Farooqi Family Home Campaign and Steve from Means To An End Festival/ Bradford 1 in 12 Club
Mark Ayling and Morag from Versificator talking about their benefit single for the Humane Research Trust
Jezabellezza live in the studio plus Steve talking about the Means To An End Festival taking place at Bradford’s 1 in 12 Club
Interview with Parents For Real Justice and Paul from Reagan Youth
Rising Strike and Manchester Peace Festival
Featuring Jezabellezza In Session
Guest: Manchester DIY Feminist Festival
Guests: Bev and Andy from TNS Rcords
Guests Lia and Goyo from Manchester Zapatista Solidarity Group.
In the week that saw rioting in Salford and Manchester, Chumbawamba’s Boff Whalley talks to the Under the Pavement crew about the use and misuse of the word “anarchy”.
Interview with Oi Polloi
Guest: Iain and Alan talking about Pants 4 Peace
Guests: Cake Liberation Front
2nd June 2011
26th May 2011
Guest: Lia from Manchester Zapatista Solidarity Group
19th May 2011
Guests: John Player Specials (Live In The Studio)
12th May 2011
Interview: Andy T
Interview: Active Minds
Interview: TV Smith
Guest: Natalie from Manchester Fanzine Convention
Guests: Jake and Brendan from Manchester Animal Action and World Day For Animals in Laboratories Alun Parry from Working Class Life and Music Festival 2011
Guests: Cath and Junior from OKasional Cafe
Guests: Bob and Ali from Young People Seeking Safety
Guests: Robbie and Ali from Manchester Airport On Trial
Guest: Al Baker
Bradford 1 in 12 Club Darts to an End Festival Report
Guest: Dirty Revolution
Guest: Melt Banana