April 14, 2019 – You Can Listen You Can Kick

Clara-Swan kicking and spinning for the masses

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Feat. Pascal Comelade feat. Pierre Bastien & Marc Duffourd, Del Close & John Brent, Charlie Parker, Chavela Vargas, MC Maguire, Ismism, Hüsker Dü, Carsick Cars, Shiina Ringo, Ween, Tonstartssbandht, Tom Zé, Nudge, Saxsyndrum, and Origami Arktika

April 7, 2019 – Rum & Kicka-Kola

Let’s not presume this is Missy’s last visit to the Free Kick studio but join us in wishing her happy trails in her new adventures…

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Feat: The English Beat (RIP Ranking Roger), Alexander Courage, Arthur Russell, Milky, Arrigo Barnabé, People Under the Stairs, Calypso Rose, im & Eric, Stereolab, Enya, Art Bears, Abdesselam Damoussi and Nour Eddine, Big Star, They Might Be Giants, Snog, Juanita y Maria Mendoza, King Crimson, Matthew Herbert, Orbital, and Joni Void

March 17, 2019 – Ballad of the Kicks

James and Clara-Swan uncork the craic for St-Paddy’s

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Feat. The Irish Rovers, Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou, Meredith Monk, Paul Robeson, Bo Diddley, The Irish Descendants, Luke Kelly, Leonard Cohen, The Wolfe Tones, The Dubliners, The Irish Ramblers, Dominic Behan, Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem, The Pogues, Sun City Girls, David Bowie, Syd Barrett, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Reverend Charlie Jackson, The Beaters, Halina Frankowiak and ABC, Kino, Mikio Masuda, and The Slew

March 10, 2019 – Transfreemations

Lots of 2019 releases here , plus some gems from the past just for good measure

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Feat. Sly & the Family Stone, Hildegard Westerkamp, Ladom Ensemble, Tri Nguyen, Bunun men and women of Hsin I, Lori Freedman, Link Wray, Ivana Popovic, Rodopi Ensemble, Abdesselam Damoussi and Nour Eddine, Far Corner, Henry Kaiser, Mari Kimura, Jim O’Rourke, John Oswald, Muddy Waters, and Joni Void

March 3, 2019 – Kicker Story

On a slippery March morning James returns with an all-cover set dedicated to the Fab Four and Clara-Swan does her usual thing…

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Feat. Dr. Alimantado, Ratri Srivilai, Led Zeppelin, Harry Nilsson, Aretha Franklin, Brothers Johnson, Oingo Boingo, Booker T & the MGs, Canadian Brass, Easy-Star Allstars, Ella Fitzgerald, KUKL, Tanya Tagaq, Iva Bittová, Diamanda Galás, CCR, Taj Mahal & the Hula Blues Band, Downchild Blues Band, Beau Dommage, Chicano Batman, and The Raincoats