News: DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION, Edgar Winter interview features – Sunday 25 October 2015

Downes Braide Association

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).

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Album review (incl. interview previews)

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).

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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).



Josh Taerk’s latest Lockdown session was streamed on Sunday 25 October. More about Josh: http://getreadytorock.me.uk/blog/?s=%22Josh+Taerk%22

David Randall presents a weekly show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Sundays at 22:00 BST (GMT+1, repeated on Mondays and Fridays), when he invites listeners to ‘Assume The Position’. This show was first broadcast on 27 September 2020.

UK Blues Broadcaster of the Year (2020) Pete Feenstra presents his weekly Rock & Blues Show on Tuesday at 19:00 ( BST, GMT+1) as part of a five hour blues rock marathon “Tuesday is Bluesday at GRTR!”. The show is repeated on Wednesdays at 22:00, Fridays at 20:00). This show was first broadcast 29 September 2020.


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Featured Albums w/c 26 October (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 HEARTWIND Strangers (Escape Music)
12:00-13:00 FATES WARNING Long Day, Good (Metal Blade)
14:00-16:00 PADRAIG JACK Making Sand (indie)

Power Plays w/c 26 October (Mon-Fri)

LYKANTROPI Axis Of Margaret (Despotz Records)
LIONS SHARE Aim Higher (indie)
ALL RUNS RED What Good Would That Do (indie)
TRIDENT WATERS Six Feet Under (indie)
HOLDING ABSENCE Beyond Belief (indie)
DORIS BRENDEL Other Side Of The World (Sky Rocket Records)



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