Steve Lamacq's Rock College

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20120419

Playing classic tracks, his own choice of new music and introducing listeners to emerging artists.

Classic tracks, his own music choices and introducing listeners to emerging artists.

20120426

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old.

On this weeks' show we find out about the recording of De La Soul's seminal album 3 Feet High and Rising, former Cocteau Twin and Bella Union boss tells us who he's proudest of signing and Gaz Mayall delivers his first lecture as our head of Ska.

Lammo opens the doors for another lesson with guests De La Soul and Simon Raymonde.

20120503

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. This week on the show Lammo is joined by 'Guest Lecturer' Richard Ashcroft, the Alabama Shakes explain how they met and our Head of Ska, Gaz Mayall delivers his second lesson.

Steve Lamacq plays the most exciting new music around as well as old rarities unearthed from his collection in his 'Rock College'.

Steve Lamacq plays the most exciting new music around, as well as old rarities.

20120510

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. Gaz Mayall concludes his time as head of Ska and the Buzzcock's Pete Shelley explains how he wrote 'Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)'.

The Buzzcocks' Pete Shelley explains to Lammo how he wrote 'Ever Fallen in Love'.

20120517

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. This week Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl talks about his first ever gig, Mark Billingham author of the Tom Thorne series gives a lecture on Elvis Costello and Stuart Maconie joins the faculty as our Head of Prog Rock.

20120524

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. This week he's joined by Head of Prog Rock Stuart Maconie

2012053120120531 (R2)

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. This week he's joined by Head of Prog Rock Stuart Maconie, Gaz Coombes talks about The Jericho Tavern and the Gary Numan talks about how he came to write Are 'Friends' Electric?

2012060720120607 (R2)

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. Richard Hawley talks Psych, Kaiser Chiefs talk about their early days and Bob Mould lectures on My Bloody Valentine.

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old.

2012061420120614 (R2)

Playing classic tracks, his own choice of new music and introducing listeners to emerging artists.

20120621

Playing classic tracks, his own choice of new music and introducing listeners to emerging artists.

20120628

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. This week he's joined by Head of Punk John Robb.

20120705

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old.

20120712

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. This week he's joined by Head of Reggae David Rodigan, Radio 3's Tom Service on orchestral pop and Terry Hall on The Specials.

20120719

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. This week he's joined by David Rodigan, Kevin Rowland and Bruce Springsteen

20120726

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. This week he's joined by Head of Reggae David Rodigan, Florence from Florence & The Machine and the bearded mind-fiddler Derren Brown.

Lammo opens the doors to his Rock College with help from David Rodigan and Derren Brown.

20120809

David Rodigan provides the final instalment of his reggae class with a slice of Dawn Penn.

David Rodigan provides his final Reggae instalment with a nice slice of Dawn Penn, Peter Hook talks of his first NME front cover and Jim Bob chooses one of his favourite albums.

20120816

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. This week he's joined by Head of Psyche Richard Hawley., Of Monsters & Men talk about recording their debut album and Midge Ure talks about hearing Kraftwerk for the first time.

Steve offers a thorough education on the best music, with Head of Psych Richard Hawley.

20120823

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. This week he's joined by Head of Psyche Richard Hawley, Suzanne Vega talks of her love for Mumford & Sons and Jimmy Cliff recalls working with the late Joe Strummer.

Lammo opens the doors to his Rock College and is joined by Head of Psyche Richard Hawley.

20120830

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. This week he's joined by Head of Songwriting Tom Robinson, Katzenjammer on their Norwegian beginnings and Dermot O'Leary on his favourite band.

Lammo opens the doors to his Rock College with a little help from Tom Robinson.

20120906

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. This week he's joined by Head of Songwriting Tom Robinson, John Niven on a musical passion and The XX talking about their new album.

Lammo opens the doors to his Rock College with help from Head of Songwriting Tom Robinson.

20121101

Playing classic tracks, his own choice of new music and introducing listeners to emerging artists.

20121108

Playing classic tracks, his own choice of new music and introducing listeners to emerging artists.

20121115

Playing classic tracks, his own choice of new music and introducing listeners to emerging artists.

20121122

Playing classic tracks, his own choice of new music and introducing listeners to emerging artists.

20121129

Playing classic tracks, his own choice of new music and introducing listeners to emerging artists.

20121206

Playing classic tracks, his own choice of new music and introducing listeners to emerging artists.

20121213

Playing classic tracks, his own choice of new music and introducing listeners to emerging artists.

20121220

Playing classic tracks, his own choice of new music and introducing listeners to emerging artists.

20130103

Bobby Womack, Tim Wheeler and Huw Stephens all join Lammo as he opens the doors to his Rock College for another week to give you an education on the best music, new and old.

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College.

20130110

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old.

20130117

20130124

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old.

20130131

20130214

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. This week's Guest Lecturer is Huey Morgan on Devo, Bob Stanley remains Head of Glam and our fact comes from Richard Hawley

20130221

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old.

20130307

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old.

Our guest lecture by David Hepworth concerns Laurel Canyon, Kelly Jones remembers seeing the Rolling Stones years before he supported them and our fact comes from Misty Miller.

20130321

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. Our Guest Lecture this week is on Kraftwerk and comes from Rob Deering and our fact concerns Billy Bragg.

20130328

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. Tonight's Guest Lecture is jointly hosted by Brett and Matt from Suede. Our fact comes from Steve's recent 6 Music session guests Daughter and it's part two of our guide from the Head Of Ska.

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. This week's Guest Lecturer is Brett Anderson of Suede and our fact concerns Daughter, who were recently in session for Steve on 6 Music.

20130425

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. Our Head of Film Soundtracks Jonny Trunk tonight looks at the man behind Taxi Driver and North By Northwest - Bernard Herrmann.

20130509

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old.

Our fact celebrates Giorgio Moroder and the late Donna Summer and our guest Lecturer is Martin Carr of The Boo Radleys.

20130530

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old.

20130606

You don't need books, there's no detention and the record player in the common room actually works, join Steve Lamacq as he opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old. This week Guest Lecturer Colin Blunstone remembers recording a classic with The Zombies. Our fact concerns The Stone Roses and Tom Petty fan Matt Everitt finishes his stint as Head of Heartbreakers.

20130627

Lammo plays classic tracks, his own choice of new music and the best emerging artists.

20130704

Steve Lamacq opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music, new and old.

20130905

Steve opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music.

David Gedge talks and Kings of Leon play20130919

Steve opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music.

Johnny Cash And Justin Currie Are Among The Highlights20130912

Steve opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music.

Trevor Nelson brings us his final look at Philly Soul, our fact concerns Johnny Cash at Glastonbury and our Guest Lecturer is Justin Currie (who may soon be reuniting his band Del Amitri).

Pete Shelley, Paul Weller And Stuart Maconie Feature In Our Last Show20130926

Steve opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music.

Rod Argent, Tom Service And Miranda Sawyer Are In Attendance20130808

Steve opens the doors to his Rock College, to give you an education on the best music. Tom Service talks about the 6 Music Prom and Rod Argent is our Guest Lecturer.