Episodes

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GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850119]

Mike Smith presents a 12-part series tracing the musical trends over the last ten years. 1:Something Better Change

Producer KEVIN HOWLETT tFEATURE: page 82

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850119]

Unknown: Mike Smith

Producer: Kevin Howlett

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850126]

Mike Smith introduces 2: Anarchy in the UK?

Punk music received mass media attention with the arrival of the Sex Pistols. The programme follows the development from the raw noise of Punk to the exciting music of New Wave

Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850126]

Introduces: Mike Smith

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850202]

Mike Smith introduces

3: Surfing on the New Wave

Stiff records, launched in 1976, spearheaded the rise of the independent record lable. The spirit of punk was that anyone could play music and hand in hand with that notion went the idea that anyone could release records.

Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850202]

Introduces: Mike Smith

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850209]

Mike Smith introduces

4: Roots, Rockers and Rude Boys In the last ten years home-grown reggae has gained mass popularity in various guises. The Two Tone label spawned mixed-race groups playing an exciting mix of ska and punk; UB40 pioneered a more ethnic British reggae; rock groups like The Police and The Clash used the rhythms in their work; and Aswad and Steel Pulse continued to lead the roots reggae movement.

Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850209]

Introduces: Mike Smith

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850216]

Mike Smith introduces 5: Nightclubbing

By 1975 nightclubs were beginning to emerge with a new concept of exclusivity.

Through establishments such as The Blitz and The Camden Palace, the style-conscious trendsetters laid the paths that were to influence a musical generation. The programme also explores the emergence of UK funk bands, discos and a range of specialist music venues. Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850216]

Introduces: Mike Smith

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850223]

Mike Smith introduces 6: Making Faces

The careful cultivation of image, has reached a peak in this era, going further than ever before in terms of theatricality, fashion and sexuality. This programme examines the creation of an image whether through an individual form of self-expression or through identification with a particular movement or artist.

Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850223]

Introduces: Mike Smith

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850302]

Mike Smith introduces 7: The Old Wave

The arrival of punk and new wave seemed to threaten the survival of rock's superstars.

However, artists such as Elton John , Paul McCartney and Genesis continued to enjoy massive success. This programme seeks to identify how such performers maintained their position at the top. Included are comments from Phil Collins ,

Paul McCartney , Roger Taylor of Queen, and Cliff Richard. Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850302]

Introduces: Mike Smith

Unknown: Elton John

Unknown: Paul McCartney

Unknown: Phil Collins

Unknown: Paul McCartney

Unknown: Roger Taylor

Unknown: Cliff Richard.

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850309]

Mike Smith introduces

8: Songs, Sounds and Styles

A look at the enduring sounds of rock and roll and heavy metal: the songs from the past which have resurfaced and the great vocal stylists, including Alison Moyet , Sade and Paul Young.

Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850309]

Introduces: Mike Smith

Unknown: Alison Moyet

Unknown: Paul Young.

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850316]

Mike Smith introduces 9: The Art of Noise

During this era synthesizers have become easily accessible to musicians and would-be musicians. The effect has been to stimulate dozens of new writers and performers, doing for the 80s what the washboard and the tea-chest did for the Beatles' generation. This programme examines their significance, their potential, and the response to their excessive usage.

Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850316]

Introduces: Mike Smith

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850323]

Mike Smith introduces

10: Adventures in Modem Recording

Featuring Trevor Horn , whose work with Frankie Goes to

Hollywood, Malcolm McLaren and ABC demonstrates how an artist's performance and sound may be enhanced by a record producer.

Tony Swain , Steve Levine , Robin Millar and Martin Rushent are also featured.

Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850323]

Introduces: Mike Smith

Unknown: Trevor Horn

Unknown: Malcolm McLaren

Unknown: Tony Swain

Unknown: Steve Levine

Unknown: Robin Millar

Unknown: Martin Rushent

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850330]

Mike Smith introduces 11: Seeing is Believing

The success of ZTT and Frankie Goes To Hollywood demonstrates how effective recent marketing developments can be in the music business.

Also, the growth in the making of pop videos ensures added exposure for records.

Featuring comments from Godley and Creme,

Trevor Horn , Bob Geldof and Malcolm McLaren

Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850330]

Introduces: Mike Smith

Unknown: Trevor Horn

Unknown: Bob Geldof

Unknown: Malcolm McLaren

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850406]

Mike Smith presents the last in a 12-part series tracing musical trends over the last ten years.

That was Then, But This is Now No predictions, but a look at the future in which musicianship may be threatened by computer-based sequencers, live performance may diminish with the increasing importance of videos and their exposure through cable and satellite.

Featuring Malcolm McLaren , Paul McCartney and George Martin.

Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19850406]

Unknown: Mike Smith

Unknown: Malcolm McLaren

Unknown: Paul McCartney

Unknown: George Martin.

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851027]

Mike Smith presents a series examining the last ten years of British music.

1: Something Better Change The music scene in 1975 was dominated by the manufactured pop of teen idols and rock made by jet-set superstars. However, a new generation of musicians was looking for something different. Featuring

Midge Ure , Malcolm McLaren and Nikki Chinn

Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE (R) Revised

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851027]

Unknown: Mike Smith

Unknown: Midge Ure

Unknown: Malcolm McLaren

Unknown: Nikki Chinn

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851103]

Mike Smith presents a series examining the last ten years of British music.

2: Anarchy in the UK?

Punk music received mass media attention with the arrival of the Sex Pistols. The public was outraged and the music business was thrown into confusion.

Pub-rock bands like Dr Feelgood had been instrumental in paving the way for punk's power and energy and the programme also traces the development of the articulate music of the New Wave.

Featuring Bob Geldof , Malcolm McLaren , Joe Strummer , Wilko Johnson and Ian Dury. Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE (R) Revised

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851103]

Unknown: Mike Smith

Unknown: Bob Geldof

Unknown: Malcolm McLaren

Unknown: Joe Strummer

Unknown: Wilko Johnson

Unknown: Ian Dury.

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851110]

with Mike Smith

3: Surfing on the Waves

Stiff Records, launched in 1976, spearheaded the rise of the independent record label. The spirit of punk was that anyone could play music and hand in hand with that notion went the idea that anyone could release records. Featuring comments from Nick Lowe

Dave Robinson , Paul Weller and Glen Tilbrook. Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE (R) Revised

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851110]

Unknown: Mike Smith

Unknown: Nick Lowe

Unknown: Dave Robinson

Unknown: Paul Weller

Unknown: Glen Tilbrook.

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851117]

Presented by Mike Smith

4: Roots, Rockers and Rude Boys The Two Tone label spawned mixed-race groups playing an exciting blend of ska and punk; UB40 pioneered a more ethnic

British reggae; rock groups like The Police and The Clash used the rhythms in their work;

Aswad continued to lead the roots reggae movement.

Featuring Stewart Copeland at his drum kit

Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE (R) Revised

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851117]

Presented By: Mike Smith

Unknown: Stewart Copeland

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851124]

Mike Smith examines the last ten years of British music. 5: Night-clubbing

By 1975, night-clubs were beginning to emerge with a new concept of exclusivity.

From establishments like the Blitz in London and the Rumrunner in Birmingham, the New Romantics pioneered a new form of dance-pop music. Plus the followers of funk and fusion supported home grown-bands like Level 42, Linx and Heatwave.

Featuring comments from Gary Kemp , Steve Strange , Midge Ure , David Grant , Mark King Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE (R) Revised

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851124]

Unknown: Mike Smith

Unknown: Gary Kemp

Unknown: Steve Strange

Unknown: Midge Ure

Unknown: David Grant

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851201]

Mike Smith examines the last ten years of British music. 6: Making Faces

The careful cultivation of image has reached a peak in this era, going further than ever before in terms of eccentricity, theatricality and sexuality. Featuring comments from individualists such as Boy

George, style leaders such as David Bowie and image makers such as Malcolm McLaren. Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE (R) Revised

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851201]

Unknown: Mike Smith

Unknown: David Bowie

Unknown: Malcolm McLaren.

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851208]

with Mike Smith 7: The Old Wave

The declarations of punk and the arrival of the New Wave seemed to threaten the survival of rock's superstars, yet they have continued to enjoy massive success.

David Bowie. Phil Collins ,

Elton John. Paul McCartney and Cliff Richard reflect on their continued position at the top.

Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TM BLACKMORE (R) Revised

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851208]

Unknown: Mike Smith

Unknown: David Bowie.

Unknown: Phil Collins

Unknown: Elton John.

Unknown: Paul McCartney

Unknown: Cliff Richard

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851215]

Introduced by Mike Smith 8: Songs, Sounds and Styles

A look at the enduring sounds of rock 'n' roll and heavy metal, the songs from the past that have resurfaced and the great vocal stylists. With comments from Dave Edmunds , Shakin'

Stevens, Lemmy. Alison Moyet , Sade and Paul Young Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant tim BLACKMORE (R) Revised

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851215]

Introduced By: Mike Smith

Unknown: Dave Edmunds

Unknown: Alison Moyet

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851222]

Mike Smith introduces a series examining the last ten years of British music.

9: The Art of Noise

Synthesizers have become accessible and, with computer technology, increasingly sophisticated. Stewart Copeland demonstrates how he 'sampled' Africa on the Fairlight CMI and also programs a drum machine. (R) Revised

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851222]

Introduces: Mike Smith

Unknown: Stewart Copeland

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851229]

Mike Smith introduces a series examining the last ten years of British music.

10: Adventures in Modern Recording

Featuring Trevor Horn , whose work with Frankie Goes To

Hollywood. Malcolm McLaren and ABC, demonstrates how an artist's performance and sound may be enhanced by a record producer. Tony Swain ,

Steve Levine , Robin Miller and Martin Rushent also contribute their views. Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE (R) Revised

(Final part of the series next Sunday)

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19851229]

Introduces: Mike Smith

Unknown: Trevor Horn

Producer: Tony Swain

Unknown: Steve Levine

Unknown: Robin Miller

Unknown: Martin Rushent

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19860105]

Mike Smith examines the last ten years of British music. 11: Seeing is Believing

The success of Frankie Goes To Hollywood and their record label ZTT shows how effective recent marketing developments can be in the music business.

Also the growth in the making of pop videos ensures added exposure for records. Featuring comments from Godley and Creme, Trevor Horn ,

Bob Geldof and Malcolm McLaren. Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE (R) Revised

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19860105]

Unknown: Trevor Horn

Unknown: Bob Geldof

Unknown: Malcolm McLaren.

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19860112]

Mike Smith presents the last in a 12-part series tracing musical trends over the last ten years.

That Was Then, But This Is Now No predictions, but a look at a future in which musicianship may be threatened by computer-based sequencers and live performance may diminish with the increasing importance of videos and their exposure through cable and satellite.

Featuring Malcolm McLaren ,

Paul McCartney , George Martin and Richard Branson Written and produced by KEVIN HOWLETT

Series consultant TIM BLACKMORE (R) Revised

GENOME:
[R1 BD=19860112]

Unknown: Mike Smith

Unknown: Malcolm McLaren

Unknown: Paul McCartney

Unknown: George Martin

Unknown: Richard Branson

Produced By: Kevin Howlett

Unknown: Tim Blackmore