New Book – Death x3 Stereo x3

Lulu Link: http://www.lulu.com/shop/ben-baker/death-death-death-stereo-stereo-stereo/paperback/product-24190788.html Kindle / eBook Link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07VSHVG3W Alternative Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/108615620X Hello popfans! I’ve written a new book about the strange world of music and its out now! There’s interesting stories from the industry, reviews, features and more personal pieces about how my life has been affected by pop including my tips on howContinue reading “New Book – Death x3 Stereo x3”

Don’t Lets Chart 117 – BOUNTY!

Ohhhh, how good is this? The “Don’t Lets Chart Summer Roadshow” is on the move again and this week visits definitely DEFINITELY Australia to talk all things Antipodean, but mostly funny place names, weird food and the most surreal episodes of Neighbours. It might be the daftest episode ever but also…the dumbest? We blame theContinue reading “Don’t Lets Chart 117 – BOUNTY!”

Don’t Lets Chart 116 – Hedges Capers

Download it here. Woah dude, its a new episode of the “Don’t Lets Chart Summer Roadshow” and Ben and Phil are visiting “Mawkins, Indianus” – home to “Stangler Thongs” – which is legally different from anything on Netflix set in the mid 80s and about obsolete Americana. Although saying that, we do have lists onContinue reading “Don’t Lets Chart 116 – Hedges Capers”

Fantasy Fuck All League

Despite my strongest desires and sporadic patches of effort, being in a band was never on the cards for me. I was too shy to get up and sing, instruments eluded me and a year of guitar lessons resulted in me knowing the basic chords to “Wonderwall”, “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)” and “High”Continue reading “Fantasy Fuck All League”

Don’t Lets Chart 115 – The Worst Motown Trio Of All Time

Download it here! Framed for a crime they probably did commit, Ben and Phil are making melonade from rocks and dust by turning their six week community service into a summer roadshow just like all those people we’re not allowed to talk about anymore used to do on Radio One in the past!!!! Sadly, aContinue reading “Don’t Lets Chart 115 – The Worst Motown Trio Of All Time”

The Best of Don’t Lets Chart (Volume One)

Download it here. The best of the first five episodes, plus a few bonus items for new listeners.  Featuring: Why George Clooney shouldnt be allowed near your cat (or Meryl Streep), a wartime Bill Badger goes on the tube, wallpaper as a mid-morning snack, why the bullet catch trick is a horrible idea, greasy Furbies,Continue reading “The Best of Don’t Lets Chart (Volume One)”

Don’t Lets Chart 114 – Chekhov’s Chicken

Download it here! It’s a five-alarm all out listener takeover episode as Ben and Phil hand the whole show over to you for questions, guest charts and comments, alongside special appearances by our friends at Round The Archives and Tim Worthington off of the Guardian. Plus: how we met and our earliest collaborations, eggs byContinue reading “Don’t Lets Chart 114 – Chekhov’s Chicken”

Madness In Mega City One

Due to Rebellion’s rather wonderful range of summer specials based on the old Fleetway / IPC back catalogue, I’m rediscovering my love for all things comic, not least 2000AD, a comic it took my younger mind a long time to get into the spirit of, especially when compared to the slightly more sedate sausage-snaffling andContinue reading “Madness In Mega City One”

Don’t Lets Chart 113 – Crime Alert!

Download it here! Or “Congratulations! It’s A Knife!” Put yer hands up and drop the off-brand “Avengerists” action figure! Detectives Ben Baker and Phil Catterall are on the lookout for terrible toys from the past, street messers and sex type people doing naughty kissing and that. Why? Well, it’s summat to do between “Columbo” repeats,Continue reading “Don’t Lets Chart 113 – Crime Alert!”

Don’t Lets Chart 112 – The Answer Is Quavers

Download it here. Sunday, Sunday here again and…wait, we dont upload our new episodes on Sundays, do we? Aaahhhh, but we do. Presenting our mildly irrelevant move to Sundays for the forseeable future. In this week’s episode, Ben Baker and Phil Catterall attempt to provide the complete Lord’s Day experience from morning papers to theContinue reading “Don’t Lets Chart 112 – The Answer Is Quavers”