Alive And Amplified’s new home!

For the foreseeable future Alive And Amplified radio show is going on hiatus. Thank you to everyone who’s been listening to the podcasts and when the time is right and it’s worth doing I’ll resurrect it!
In the meantime the new music blog is very much alive and gives you a weekly round up of the best from the worlds new tunes:
Elise x
Show #59
Keeping you up to date with the alt. scene plus grabbing this summer vibe by the balls!
Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
Korn – Here To Stay
Basement Jaxx – Nifty
ON THE BLOG: Ben Khan – Drive (Part 1)
Cyril Hahn – Perfect Form
M.I.A. – Only 1 U
4ZZZ: Saint Suryl & Monster Monster – Operator
Violent Soho – In The Aisle
Mayors Of Miyazaki – Parts Per Million
Radiator Hospital – Our Song
ROCK REVIVAL: PEarl Jam – Mind Your Manners
HAwk Eyes – More THan A Million
Major Lazer – Get Free
Show #58

A lot of new albums have been announced this week plus everyone’s warming up for GLASTONBURY!


Arctic Monkeys – Do I Wanna Know?
Dinosaur Pile-Up – Arizona Waiting
Smashing Pumpkins – Doomsday Clock
ON THE BLOG: Glass Animals – Exxus
Arcade Fire – Rococo
Slipknot – Dead Memories
WORLDWIDE: TV Colours – The Neighbourhood
Enter Shikari – Ghandi
Miles Kane – Inhaler
Beck – Defriended
SOUNDCHECK: Mayors Of Miyazaki – Parts Per Million
ROCK REVIVAL: Hawk Eyes – I Hate This, Do You Like It?
Queens Of The Stone Age – 100 Days (Mark Lanegan cover)

Show #57

Download festival is nearly upon us! So we celebrate by warming you up for a rocking weekend with the best around the globe.


Enter Shikari – Radiate
Mallory Knox – Lighthouse
Kings Of Leon – Radioactive
ON THE BLOG: Hooded Fang – Graves
The Hives – Go Right Ahead!
Limp Bizkit – Take A Look Around
WORLDWIDE: Kirin J Callinan – Love Delay
Radkey – Cat & Mouse
Papa Roach – Getting Away With Murder
Jaymes Young – Dark Star
SOUNDCHECK: Beck – Defriended
Snow Ghosts – Murder Cries
ROCK REVIVAL: Queens Of The Stone Age – I Appear Missing…
Jimmy Eat World – I Will Steal You Back

Show #56

Off the back of the Reading / Leeds additions and amazing round-up of music that’s been kicking about this week, Elise brings you an hour of alternative goodness.


Queens Of The Stone Age – I Sat By The Ocean
Darwin Deez – Free (The Editorial Me
Kings Of Leon – California Waiting
ON THE BLOG: Mount Kimbie – Home Recording
Gallows – Cross Of Lorraine
San Cisco – Awkward
WORLDWIDE: The Jungle Giants – I Am What You Want Me To Be
Enter Shikari – Arguing With Thermometers
Mallory Knox – Lighthouse
Mayors Of Miyazaki – Human Resources
SOUNDCHECK: Jaymes Young – Dark Star
Krill – Purity Of Heart
Temple Songs – Passed Caring
Dinosaur Pile-Up – Hanging By A Thread
The Vines – Get Free

Show #55

Rock, scuzz, ambient dance, indie, punk, acoustic, dance…just a handful of the types of music that makes Alive And Amplified this week. From singer-songwriter Alex RV Phillips in London town to Ta-Ku, producer / DJ all the way from Sydney.


Queens Of The Stone Age – I Appear Missing
Hooded Fang – Bye Bye Land
Drenge – Bloodsports
ON THE BLOG: Bloody Knees – 100 Days
Rat Attack – A Bird In Hand
Bring Me The Horizon – The House Of Wolves
WORLDWIDE: Outerwaves – Let Her Go
Ta-Ku – Love Lost (Daughter Re-edit)
Royal Canoe – Hold Onto The Metal
Alex RV Phillips – Always
SOUNDCHECK: Mayors Of Miyazaki – Human Resources
Temple Songs – Passed Caring
ROCK REVIVAL: Green Day – Basket Case
Marmozets – Born Young And Free
These Monsters – When The Going Gets Tough
Massive Attack – Teardrop

Show #54 

After a few mental gigs this week, Elise is back with a round of the best from the alt. scene. Lots of gems from Australia today old and new.

Pierce The Veil – The Sky Under The Sea
These Monsters – When The Going Get’s Weird
Ed Harcourt – Meeting Jeremy
ON THE BLOG: Speedy Ortiz – Tiger Tank
Glass Animals – Cocoa Hooves
MO – Waste Of Time
WORLDWIDE: Dappled Cities – Run With The Wind (Collarbones Remix)
DZ DEATHRAYS – Cops Capacity
The Beards – You Should Consider Having Sex With A Bearded Man
Velociraptor – Riot
SOUNDCHECK: Alex RV Phillips- Always
The Ladykillers – A OK
ROCK REVIVAL: Roomrunner – Bait Car
Snow Ghosts – Murder Cries
Matt Corby – Resolution
Matt Stone / Trey Parker – What Would Brian Boitana Do?

Show #53

Looking ahead to the UK’s best new music festival The Great Escape taking place this weekend.
Plus a round up of the best from the alt. scene including new Lana Del Rey and introducing Marmozets.


Basement Jaxx – Scars
Queens Of The Stone Age – I Sat By The Ocean
Fenech Soler – All I Know
ON THE BLOG: Glass Animals – Black Mambo
Lana Del Rey – Young And Beautiful
Ed Harcourt – Meeting Jeremy
WORLDWIDE: Akron/family – Another Sky
Three Trapped Tigers – 1
The Blackout – Higher And Higher
Tourist – Tonight
Young Fathers – Deadline
SOUNDCHECK: Marmozets – Born Young And Free
Foo Fighters – Enough Space
ROCK REVIVAL: The DIllinger Escape Plan – Nothing’s Funny
Dinosaur Pile-Up – Arizona Waiting


Show #52

On this episode Elise updates you on the QOTSA development plus a spread of new music from Kid Cudi, Forever The Sickest Kid and introducing Twigs.

Blur – Song 2
Queens Of The Stone Age – I Appear Missing
TV On The Radio – Staring At The Sun
ON THE BLOG: MsMr – Hurricane (Chvrches Remix)
At The Drive In – Extracurricular
The James Cleaver Quintet – Think Or Swim
WORLDWIDE: Tiger Beams – Beat It
No Doubt- Settle Down (Major Lazer Remix)
System Of A Down – Chop Suey
Beady Eye – Second Bite Of The Apple
SOUNDCHECK: Kid Cudi – Unfuckwittable
Twigs – How’s That
ROCK REVIVAL: Pierce The Veil – The Sky Under The Sea
Forever The Sickest Kids – Chin Up Kid
Deap Vally – Baby Can I Hell


Show #51

After a cheeky week off Elise is back with a celebration of the Reading & Leeds Festival announcement and more from the global alt. scene.


The Computers – Disco Sucks
Robert DeLonge – Global Concepts
My Vitriol – Moodswings
ON THE BLOG: The Dillinger Escape Plan – When I Lost My Bet
Gallows – Cross Of Lorraine
Willy Moon – Yeah, Yeah!
WORLDWIDE: Big Scary – Luck Now
MsMr – Dark Doo Wop
Atu – The Way I Feel
SOUNDCHECK: Beady Eye – Second Bite Of The Apple
The Neighbourhood – Afraid
Lower Than Alantis – Beech Like The Tree
ROCK REVIVAL: Dinosaur Pile-Up – Opposites Attract
Issues – Princeton Avenue
Daft Punk – Get Lucky (TC Bootleg)
Major Lazer – Settle Down (Major Lazer Remix)


Show #50

Tonight we hear new material from the Fall Out Boy album, plus a potential from the new Jai Paul release which might not be…plus introducing D’Yevski and spinning the new track from Wise Blood.

Fall Out Boy – Death Valley
Jai Paul – All Night
Turbowolf – Ancient Snake
ON THE BLOG: Elliphant – Make It Juicy
Basement Jaxx – Kish Kash
Bibio – You
WORLDWIDE: D’Yevski – Skulletore
Bloody Mammals – Madam
Dinosaur Pile-Up – Derail
Queens Of The Stone Age – My God Is The Sun
SOUNDCHECK: Wise Blood – Rat
Atu – The Way I Feel
ROCK REVIVAL: Deftone – Rocket Skates
The Neighbourhood – Sweater Weather
Aphex Twin – Windowlicker


Show #49

Lots of first plays this week for Alive And Amplified – new Fall Out Boy, Enter Shikari, Jimmy Eat World, QOTSA….list goes on. So get cracking and tune in!


Fall Out Boy – Young Volcanoes
Enter Shikari – The Paddington Frisk
Hadouken! – Bombshock
ON THE BLOG: Navada Suite – This Train
White Denim – All Consolation
Cold War Kids – Lost That Easy
WORLDWIDE: Ball Park Music – Fence Sitter
Fun Adults – Sap Solid
Battle Lines – Trust
Majical Cloudz – Childhoods End
SOUNDCHECK: Queens Of The Stone Age – My God Is The Sun
Miles Kane – Don’t Forget Who You Are
Jimmy Eat World – I Can Steal You Back
ROCK REVIVAL: Deftones – Hexagram
The Rubens – Lay It Down
Enter Shikari – The Paddington Frisk



Tonight we play brand brand brand new Queens of The Stone Age, The Fratellis play London and we take a look at some artists that need to make a comeback soon!


Queens Of The Stone – My God Is The Sun

Arctic Monkeys – Electricity


The Fratellis – Chelsea Dagger

ON THE BLOG: Majical Cloudz – Childhoods End

Kings Of Leon – Radioactive

Wavves – Afraid Of Heights

WORLDWIDE: The Rational Academy – Summer Husbands

PS I Love You – Princess Towers

Bombay Bicycle Club – Autumn

Team Morale – Melatonin

SOUNDCHECK: When Saints Go Machine – Love & Respect

City And Colour – Thirst

ROCK REVIVAL: Hawk Eyes – Don’t Tread On Me (Metallica Cover)

Dinosaur Pile-Up – Summer Hit Single

Daft Punk – Teachers


Lots of new tunes tonight, from the American greats to the new and emerging in the UK. Welcome to the home of alternative music. We break new tunes from around the world and play you some staple good’s. This is Alive And Amplified.

Fall Out Boy – The Phoenix
Limp Bizkit – Ready To Go
Enter Shikari – Arguing With Thermometers
ON THE BLOG: Dems – Desire
Half Moon Run – Full Circle
Papa – Put Me To Work
WORLDWIDE: Sleepy Tea – Make Believe
Cub Scouts – Pool
FIDLAR – Max Can’t Surf
Disemboweled By Sharks – Beef Eater
SOUNDCHECK: Team Morale – Melatonin
Django Django – Wor
ROCK REVIVAL: Bury Tomorrow – Lionheart
Ben Kenney – The Moment

It’s been a very busy week for the return of some big names: new 30 Seconds To Mars, Vampire Weekend and Wavves on the show tonight, plus introducing ‘Disemboweled Sharks’ as our SOUNDCHECK track (where you can decide whether it’s good enough to bring back!).
Vampire Weekend – Diane Young
Skrillex – Rock n Roll Will Take You To The Mountains
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Spread Your Love
ON THE BLOG: Wavves – Demon To Lean On
Paraquet Courts – Smart Alec Kid
Findlay – Off & On
WORLDWIDE: Last Dinosaurs – Weekend
30 Seconds To Mars – Up In The Air
Queens Of The Stone Age – No One Knows
Dinosaur Pile-Up – Arizona Waiting
Heaven’s Basement – I Am Electric
SOUNDCHECK: Disemboweled By Sharks – Beef Eater
Blur – Song 2
ROCK REVIVAL: The Dillinger Escape Plan – Prancer
Death Grips – World Of Dogs
The Computers – Disco Sucks



14th March 2013

Welcome to the first elisecobain.wordpress edition of the show!

We’ve got the Reading headliners sorted, brand new music from Brisbane in Australia plus Adam from Bury Tomorrow’s Rock Revival track. 


Green Day – BasketCase
James Blake – Digital Lion
Biffy Clyro – Now The Action Is On Fire!
BLOG TRACK: The Sirens – Just Be Cool
The Computers – Love Triangles, Hate Squares
Dinosaur Pile-Up – Lip Hook Kiss
The Neighbourhood – Sweater Weather
WORLDWIDE: Running Gun Sound – Just You See
The Beards – If Your Dad Doesn’t Have A Beard
SZA – Ice Moon
SOUNDCHECK: Dolor – Same Old Song (The Weeknd Remix)
Pryti Gatge – Burden
The Hives – Declare Guerre Nuclear
ROCK REVIVAL(Adam from Bury Tomorrow): Linkin Park – In The End
SOAD- Chop Suey



7th March  2013

Elise speaks to Willy Moon ahead of his headline XOYO date plus brings you new tracks from Bring Me The Horizon, FYFE and SZA. 


Weezer – Hash Pipe
30 Seconds To Mars – Capricorn
Foals – Blue Blood
DIY NEU: Roomrunner – Weird
Bring Me The Horizon – Sleepwalking
FYFE- St. Tropez
-INTERVIEW: Willy Moon-
Willy Moon – I Wanna Be Your Man
Wanda Jackson – Funnel Of Love (Willy’s choice)
WORLDWIDE: 7Bit Hero – Come On, Stand Out
Inc. – Black Wings
New Politics – Harlem
ROCK REVIVAL (Tom from Don Broco) Incubus – Stellar
Dinosaur Pile-Up – Lip Hook Kiss

And as promised for fans, here’s Willy and I’s interview uncut:


Tonight Elise catches up with Don Broco & Bury Tomorrow who tell us their hopes and aspirations for 2013 and why you’d find Bruno Mars on one band members iPod! Plus gorgeous stripped back music from Inc. and new SoCal style with Tero Melos.

FIDLAR – Wait For The Man
Itch – Diplomat
The Darkness – Get Your Hands Off Of My Woman
DIY NEU: Doldrums – Golden Calfs

Don Broco – Yeah Man
Don Broco – Priorities

WORLDWIDE: Dinosaur Jr. – Watch The Corners

Bury Tomorrow – Royal Blood
Bury Tomorrow – Lionheart

SOUNDCHECK: Inc. – Black Wings
ROCK REVIVAL (with Rob from Don Broco): Michael Jackson – Beat It
ROCK REVIVAL (with Dani from Bury Tomorrow): Papa Roach – Last Resort
Tero Melos – Sunburn
Lostalone – Do You Get What You Pray For?


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