Pop rock duo Geoff Downes and Chris Braide release their second album as Downes Braide Association (DBA) on 6 November. Downes is best known as the keyboard maestro with bands like Asia and Yes whilst Chris Braide has written for and produced artists such as Kylie, Britney Spears and Lana de Rey.
Together as DBA they released their first album to widespread positive reviews in 2012 – ‘Pictures Of You’ – and the follow up ‘Suburban Ghosts’ continues the high standard and the unashamed 80′s influences.
In a two-hour special on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio (Sunday 25 October at 22:00) David Randall chats to Chris Braide and Geoff Downes about their project and respective careers with tracks from the new and related albums.
The sequence is repeated on Monday 26 October (22:00) and Friday 30 October (22:00).
Also on Sunday (at 19:00), Get Ready to ROCK!’s resident blues rock expert and enthusiast Pete Feenstra chats to the legendary Edgar Winter about his career with tracks from his re-promoted album ‘Rebel Road’. Winter is on tour in Europe in November with a date at the Koko, London on 1 December.
The sequence is repeated on Tuesday 27 October (21:00).
Get Ready to ROCK! Radio is the complementary radio station available 18 hours a day with a mix of continuous and presented sequences. The station has just celebrated its seventh birthday. It’s available via the Get Ready to ROCK! websites, in iTunes (under Internet Radio) and via the Tunein phone app (search on ‘Get Ready to ROCK!’ and save as favourite).
In his show broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio on 10 May David Randall played a further selection of artists and albums included in the new Features series, “2020 Vision”.
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Featured Albums w/c 25 May (Mon-Fri)
09:00-12:00 FM Synchronized (Frontiers)
12:00-13:00 THE ROCKET DOLLS The Art Of Disconnect (indie)
14:00-16:00 BEN KUNDER Searching For The Stranger (indie)
Power Plays w/c 11 May (Mon-Fri)
THE MERCY KILLS Alone (Golden Robot Records)
DEAD REYNOLDS By Your Side (indie)
THE JAILBIRDS Watery Grave (Golden Robot Records)
ALI MASS & MICKY MOODY These Times (Last Man Music)
MASSIVE WAGONS Bangin In Your Stereo (Earache)
UDO We Are One (AFM Records)
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