Absolute Radio, 19 April, 9pm Danielle Perry goes behind the Absolute Radio
Highlights from Q partners Absolute Radio this month include interviews with St. Vincent and Blossoms, plus the Manic Street Preachers live.
MANIC STREET PREACHERS LIVE
Absolute Radio, 12 April, 9pm A stripped-back session performed in front of an intimate, invite-only audience, at Absolute Radio’s studios. The band also chat to Andy Bush, perform tracks from new album Resistance Is Futile, and cover a song by The Clash.
ARCADE FIRE IN CONVERSATION
scenes at Wembley Arena to interview the world’s biggest art-rock band, before they take to the stage to perform tracks from last year’s Everything Now album.
Absolute Radio, 21 April, 10pm In 2016 over three million vinyl records were sold in the UK – the best sales recorded for over a quarter of a century. Snow Patrol and Muse are among the contributors to an hour-long documentary, broadcast on Record Store Day, looking at the renewed popularity of an analogue format that had once seemed increasingly redundant in a digital world.
Absolute Radio, 29 April, 9pm Pete Donaldson meets Stockport’s finest as they prepare to release their second LP. Among the topics covered include unlikely ’ 80s influences, writer’s block and touring with Noel Gallagher.
ST. VINCENT IN CONVERSATION
Absolute Radio, 6 May, 10pm Annie Clark (below) joins Danielle Perry to talk about her most recent album, 2017’ s Masseduction, plus her return to the UK for the All Points East Festival this summer, where she plays on a bill with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds and Patti Smith.
Flowered up: Blossoms are interviewed on Absolute Radio this month.