Best of 2012 IAN RANKIN

Author Ian Rankin is a big music lover and his latest novel ‘Standing In Another Man’s Grave’, featuring the return of Rebus, is out now.

Albums of the year:

Patti Smith – Banga

Snowgoose – Harmony Springs (very good Scottish folk group like Sand Denny/Pentangle)

Tim Burgess – Oh No, I Love You

Paul Buchanan – Midair

Bob Dylan – Tempest

Magnetic North – Orkney

Van Morrison – Born to Sing: No Plan B

Godspeed You Black Emperor – Allelujah!

Django Django – Django Django

Bill Fay – Life is People

Honourable mentions to: PIL, Jack White, Richard Hawley, Love and Money, Hawkwind, Donald Fagen, Dexys, Leonard Cohen, Meursault. And out of left-field: Sergeant Buzfuz. Reissue of the year was Paul McCartney’s Ram (in mono).


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Pete Feenstra celebrated his 300th show in October 2019. Pete heads up a five-hour blues rock marathon when “Tuesday is Bluesday” from 19:00 GMT. Listen out also for his interview-based Feature show on Sundays (20:00 GMT)

Power Plays w/c 25 November (Mon-Fri)

Throughout December we are featuring Best of 2019 selections from the GRTR! Reviewers.

Featured Albums w/c 25 November (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 Melodic Rock Featured Albums of 2019
12:00-13:00 Melodic Hard Rock Featured Albums of 2019
14:00-16:00 Singer Songwriter Featured Albums of 2019

Albums That Time Forgot (Mon-Fri)

A selection of albums featured in 2019



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