November 1, 2012
Welcome to the final ever episode of The Music:Response Podcast with Mary Anne Hobbs. After 14 incredible months, Mary Anne has resigned from Xfm. You can hear some highlights of our favourite interviews in this final Podcast. Thank you all for listening...
October 24, 2012
Welcome to Music:Response Podcast No.50! This week you can hear from Benjamin Francis Leftwich who passed by our Manchester studios to perform an outstanding acoustic session, also Roman from Breton is on the phone to catch up ahead of the bands show at the London Scala this week. Enjoy!
October 17, 2012
Music:Response Podcast No.49 - This week Ben Howard is in conversation talking about his upcoming Brixton shows and has some exclusive news that there will be an EP released next month! Also Mike Skinner of The Streets talks about his brand new project The D.O.T. and Rob from Little Comets introduces tracks from our Album Of The Week - 'Life Is Elsewhere' - If you enjoy this check the live show 8-11pm www.xfm.co.uk
October 10, 2012
Music:Response Podcast No.48 - This week Jake Bugg is introducing tracks from his self titled debut album exclusively one week ahead of release. Ren Harvieu drops by for a chat after performing a stunning acoustic session in the Xfm studios. Benjamin Francis Leftwich is on the phone to talk about his latest single 'In The Open' and we catch up with Gus from Alt-J whilst out on the road in America! - If you enjoy it the live show goes out 8-11pm Monday-Thursday - www.xfm.co.uk
October 3, 2012
Music:Response Podcast No.47 - We Are Augustines pass by our studios for a chat with Mary Anne this week ahead of their show at Manchester Ritz. Rising star Joe Banfi also drops by ahead of his show at Manchesters Ruby Lounge for a chat and to play some songs for us! Mike Duce from Lower Than Atlantis talks about the bands album 'Changing Tune' out this week and the Deap Vally girls also tell us about their new single 'End Of The World' Enjoy!
September 26, 2012
Music:Response Podcast No.46 - Chris Cornell of Soundgarden is on to talk about the bands first album in 15 years 'King Animal'. You can hear from Lucy Rose talking about her debut album 'Like I Used To' and Ted and Winston of Mumford And Sons introduce tracks from their latest album 'Babel' - If you enjoy this check the live show Monday-Thursday 8-11pm www.xfm.co.uk
September 19, 2012
Welcome to Music:Response Podcast No.45 - This week Ted and Winston from Mumford and Sons are on to talk about the forthcoming album 'Babel' and Corey Taylor is in conversation about Stone Sours new record as well as Slipknot's current movements. If you enjoy this, check the live show Monday-Thursday 8-11pm www.xfm.co.uk
September 12, 2012
Music:Response Podcast No.44 features a chat with the Deap Vally girls who swung by the Xfm studios to see Mary Anne, plus Jamie from The xx introduces a few tracks from the bands new album 'Coexist' (out this week on the Young Turks label) Enjoy!
September 5, 2012
Welcome to Music:Response Podcast No.43 - This week you can hear Justin and Freddie from The Vaccines introducing tracks from the bands album 'Come Of Age' out this week! First Aid Kit drop by the studios for a quick catch up. Ritzy from The Joy Formidable is in conversation debuting the bands brand new single 'Cholla' and as Music:Response celebrated it's one year anniversary with a 100% Game Changer show - we also have some favourite Game Changers in conversation - Lianne La Havas, HAIM and Ren Harvieu!
August 22, 2012
Welcome to Music:Response Podcast No.42 - This week Dom from Muse is on to talk about the bands brand new single 'Madness', Kele and Russell from Bloc Party are introducing tracks from our Album Of The Week 'Four' , Willy Moon talks about his experience of Jack White's studio in Nashville as well as his new single 'Railroad Tracks' and Jared of Kings of Leon and Nick of MONA tell us about a brand new side project their working on together called 'Smoke And Jackal'. Enjoy!
August 15, 2012
The Music:Response Podcast No.41 - This week we have Kele and Russell from Bloc Party talking about the bands forthcoming album 'Four', Johnny from Tribes in conversation from out in L.A, Fred from Spector introducing some tracks from our Album Of The Week 'Enjoy It While It Lasts' and Jake Bugg ahead of his support slot for Noel Gallagher at Camden Dingwalls.
August 8, 2012
Welcome to Music:Response Podcast No.40! This week we have Winston from Mumford And Sons talking about the bands new single 'I Will Wait' debuted on Xfm on Tuesday 7th August, we also have Eugene McGuinness introducing a few tracks from our Album Of The Week 'The Invitation To The Voyage' which came out on Domino Records on Monday 6th August! If you enjoy this check the live show Monday-Thursday 8-11pm at www.xfm.co.uk
August 1, 2012
This week in the Music:Response Podcast you can hear James from Biffy Clyro talking to Mary Anne about the new single 'Stinging Belle' as well as a catch up with a Music:Response favourite, Eugene McGuinness, ahead of his album 'Invitation To The Voyage' being released next week (6th August). The live show goes out 8-11pm Monday-Thursday on www.xfm.co.uk - Enjoy!
July 25, 2012
Welcome to Music:Response Podcast No.38 - This week we have Maximo Park in conversation with Mary Anne Hobbs after they stopped by to perform a live acoustic session to a very intimate audience, plus you can hear from Brian of The Gaslight Anthem introducing tracks from our Album Of The Week - 'Handwritten'. The live show goes out Monday-Thursday 8-11pm ww.xfm.co.uk
July 18, 2012
In Music:Response Podcast No.37 you can hear from Flying Lotus about the new album coming later this year, Alex from Two Door Cinema Club is in conversation about the bands new single 'Sleep Alone' and Neil from The Cast Of Cheers introduces a few tracks from our Album Of The Week - 'Family'! If you enjoy it, check the live show Monday-Thursday 8-11pm www.xfm.co.uk
July 11, 2012
This week in the Music:Response Podcast you can hear Mary Anne Hobbs in conversation with Kele of Bloc Party with the bands comeback single 'Octopus', also Band Of Horses front man Ben talking about their latest single 'Knock Knock'. Lianne La Havas introduces a selection of tracks from her debut album 'Is Your Love Big Enough?' and Of Monsters And Men stop by the studios for a chat ahead of their first ever Manchester show! The live show goes out Monday-Thursday 8-11pm.
July 6, 2012
This week in the Music:Response Podcast we have an exclusive Richard Hawley interview that went to air last Tuesday evening. He dropped by the Xfm Manchester studios to chat to Mary Anne Hobbs and the whole conversation was so exquisite that we decided to podcast the unedited version of the interview - Enjoy!
June 13, 2012
Welcome to Music:Response Podcast No.34 - This week you can hear from Michael Kiwanuka out on the road in America, Paul from Maximo Park introduces some tracks from out Album Of The Week 'The National Health' and our man on the ground in L.A, Jeff Weiss, hits us up with a Global Posting! If you enjoy it - Check the live show every Monday-Thursday 8-11pm
June 7, 2012
Welcome to Music:Response Podcast No.33 - This week you can hear from Paul and Lucas of Maximo Park ahead of their Manchester show at Sound Control, talking about the new album 'The National Health'. Felix from The Maccabees talks to Mary Anne ahead of their biggest headline show to date at Alexandra Palace and tells us whats next for the band! Felix from Hot Chip also introduces a few tracks from out Album Of The Week 'In Our Heads'. Enjoy!
May 30, 2012
In this weeks Music:Response Podcast (No.32) you can hear Justin from The Vaccines in conversation with Mary Anne ahead of the first exclusive play of the new single 'No Hope'. Winston from Mumford & Sons talks about the 'Gentlemen Of The Road' shows and gives away some info on the next album and Dougie from the Temper Trap introduces a few tracks from the new self titled album (released 21/05/12) - Enjoy!
May 24, 2012
This week in the Music:Response Podcast you can hear Tom from The Enemy talking about the bands new album 'Streets In The Sky'. Ren Harvieu chats to Mary Anne after reaching No.5 with her debut album 'Through The Night'. You can also hear John Robb (The Stone Roses official biographer) reviewing the Parr Hall gig in Warrington this week, and this weeks Game Changers 'Michael A Grammar' too.
May 16, 2012
Music:Response Podcast No.30...This weeks highlights include Mary Anne in conversation with Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Liam from Various Cruelties, this weeks 'Game Changer' Ryat as well as Niki And The Dove introducing tracks from our Album Of The Week 'Instinct'
May 9, 2012
Welcome to Music:Response Podcast No.29 - This week you can hear some of Xfm's favourite artists paying tribute to Beastie Boys legend Adam Yauch. You can also hear from Devin, this weeks 'Game Changer' Vinyl Williams and Ren Harvieu talking about her debut album 'Through The Night' (Released Monday 14th May). Enjoy!
April 25, 2012
Welcome to Music:Response Podcast No.28 - This week you can hear from Ben Lovett of Mumford and Sons talking about the incredible 'New Faces Compilation' released on the Communion label, Paul Smith of Maximo Park with the long awaited come back single from the band 'Hips and Lips' and Jamie Lee of 'Money' this weeks Game Changers on Music:Response. Enjoy!
April 18, 2012
Welcome to the Music:Response Podcast No.27 - This week you can hear Mike from Linkin Park talking about the brand new single 'Burn It Down', Neil Barnes of Leftfield talking about the sold out Brixton Academy on Saturday 21st April in aid of Warchild, and this weeks Music:Response 'Game Changer' Bobby Tank is also in conversation with Mary Anne about the stunning single 'Afterburn'. Enjoy!
April 11, 2012
Welcome to Music:Response Podcast No.26! This week you can hear from Billy McCarthy of We Are Augustines, this weeks 'Game Changer' Meg Myers and Brittany from Alabama Shakes who were this weeks Album Of The Week on Music:Response with 'Boys & Girls'. Enjoy!
April 4, 2012
Welcome to Music:Response Podcast No.25! This week we have Chris Cornell in conversation with Mary Anne about the return of the legendary Soundgarden. You can also hear from upcoming star Jake Bugg after he popped in to record a live session for Music:Response, as well as this weeks 'Game Changer' Joe Banfi. Enjoy!
March 28, 2012
Welcome to Music:Response Podcast No.24 - This week you can hear from Jack White, Butch Vig from Garbage, this weeks 'Game Changer' Jamie Parisio, and HAIM.
March 15, 2012
Welcome to the Music:Response Podcast No.23 - This week you can catch up on interviews with Miles Kane talking about the new single 'First Of My Kind' as well as a rare and extraordinary interview with Tom and Evans of WU LYF and this weeks 'Game Changer' Strange Boys also in conversation. Check the live show with Mary Anne Hobbs, it goes out Monday-Thursday 8-11pm! www.xfm.co.uk
March 8, 2012
Welcome to the 22nd Music:Response Podcast. This week you can hear from Ryan of The Cribs, Dougie from Temper Trap, Blaine from Mystery Jets, Billy McCarthy from We Are Augustines and this weeks game changer Tom Williams And The Boat.
March 1, 2012
Welcome to Music:Response Podcast 20! This week we have music and conversation with Jamie N Commons, Santigold stops by for a chat about the new single, and you can also hear from this weeks Game Changer - Jonathan Boulet from Australia
February 2, 2012
Welcome to the Music:Response Podcast No.16! This week stars music and conversation with Felix from The Maccabees, Alison Goldfrapp, Lana Del Rey, Howler, this weeks Game Changer 'TOY' and live music from Royce Wood Jr featuring Jamie Woon, recorded exclusively for Music:Response. Enjoy!
January 18, 2012
This week on the Music:Response Podcast you can hear music and conversation with our Game Changer 'Scuba', Liam from Various Cruelties pops in for a chat with Mary Anne, we have Johnny from Tribes talking about the bands midweek success of the debut album 'Baby' and Jeff Weiss L.A Times writer hits us up with something fresh from across the Atlantic!
January 2, 2012
Welcome to the Music:Response Podcast No.13 - This week we continue to look back at the best of 2011 on Music:Response with Mary Anne Hobbs. You can expect music and conversation with James Vincent McMorrow, Ren Harvieu, Brett Anderson, James Blake, and the best of Jimi Goodwin live in the studio from the first ever Music:Response
December 28, 2011
Welcome to the 12th Music:Response Podcast, this week we will be looking back at some of our favourite interviews from 2011... In this episode you can expect music and conversation with Ben Howard, Florence Welch, Lianne La Havas, and Adam Clayton of U2. Enjoy!
December 22, 2011
Welcome to Music:Response Podcast Number 11 - This week we have music and conversation with Irish producer Owsey, Swedish duo Niki And The Dove, Also our man in Dublin, John Caddell tips us off with a fresh new artist!
December 17, 2011
Welcome to the 10th Music:Response Podcast! This week stars Ed O'Brien from Radiohead, Miles Kane, Kate Tempest from Sound Of Rum, and hot new Brooklyn artist Devin! Enjoy!
December 8, 2011
Welcome to Music:Response Podcast Number 9! This one stars Jason Pierce discussing the return of Spiritualized, music and conversation with our 'Game Changer' Love Ex Machina, Tom Smith from Smith & Burrows gives us insight into our Album Of The Week 'Funny Looking Angels' and Low End Theory legend Daddy Kev throws down a hot new artist from L.A. Enjoy!
December 1, 2011
Welcome to the 8th Music:Response Podcast. This week we have music and conversation with Salford sensation Ren Harvieu, Zola Jesus, Smith And Burrows, and Sound Of Guns!
November 24, 2011
Welcome to Music:Response Podcast No.7 - This week includes music and conversation with Chris Cornell of Soundgarden, Eugene Mcuinness, this weeks 'Game Changer' Seasfire and Clint Boon from the Inspiral Carpets. L.A times writer Jeff Weiss also throws down a reccomendation of what's hot across the Atlantic.
November 17, 2011
Welcome to the Music:Response Podcast Episode 6 - This week you can hear from Brett Anderson, The Maccabees, and our Game Changer 'Dry The River' as well as an insight into the new Snow Patrol album 'Fallen Empires' and the R.E.M. Greatest hits album! Enjoy!
November 10, 2011
Welcome to the Music:Response Podcast No.5 - This week stars music and conversation with Kill It Kid, Australian star Gotye, and up and coming UK star Maverick Sabre. If you like what you hear check out the show Monday-Thursday 8-11pm on XFM.
November 2, 2011
Welcome to the 4th of the weekly Music:Response Podcasts. This weeks highlights include Adam Clayton of U2, Corey Taylor from Slipknot, this weeks 'Game Changer' a girl collective from South London called Stooshe, and Daddy Kev the founder of legendary night club in L.A 'Low End Theory'.
October 25, 2011
Welcome to the third Music:Response Podcast with Mary Anne Hobbs on XFM. This week's highlights include our 'Game Changer' the sensational Lianne La Havas, Ben Howard who popped in for a chat, and Clint Boon and Stephen Holt tell all about the Inspiral Carpets reforming as well as previewing two exclusive new tracks. Enjoy!
October 19, 2011
Welcome to the second Xfm Music: Response Podcast. This week Damon Albarn talks about the DRC Project. Dublin's James Vincent McMorrow chats to Mary Anne after his breathtaking acoustic session, and hear from two hotly-tipped new Music: Response artists Lushlife and We Are Augustines.
October 13, 2011
This is the first of the new weekly XFM Music:Response Podcasts with Mary Anne Hobbs, a great way to catch up on highlights from the show, interviews with your favourite artists, and a throw towards the most forward thinking upcoming music. In this episode you can hear from the wonderufl James Blake, hot new Harlem star Azealia Banks, Ben Howard, Willy Moon and find out what's breaking hearts over in Australia. Enjoy!