I am sorry to tell you dear listeners, that we are shuttering the moonbase for the foreseeable future.
It’s not that we are bored of music. We are not bored of music! Which remains an excellent source of entertainment and probs protein and minerals.
It’s not that we don’t love you anymore. We 100% moon-love you in a non-threatening platonic way which in no way affects your relationship status.
We are currently unable to put together any shows due to cruel fate back-handing your venerable and beloved host (sometimes known as) DJ Bongoboy (he has many names). DJ Bongoboy, Chief scientist, curator of musical curiosities and avuncular chap. Friend. All round good egg, actual real-life genuinely nice person. This titan of musical taste, this golden-voiced niche-caster has been struck down.
He is resting and may yet do-a-phoenix and get up and even curate something. Let us all hope for this happy outcome.
But for the moment we are going deep into the moon-core, adopting the foetal position and entering an exotica-induced coma.
Thanks to everyone who contacted us. Peace be with you moonbeams.
Ivor & Basil Kirchin Band: Jungle Fire Dance from TV Sound And Image (British Television, Film And Library Composers 1956-80) v a
The Basil Kirchin Band: Bee’s Knees from Rock a Conga EP
Johnny Keating and 27 Men: Listen… from The Keating Sound
The London Studio Group (Basil Kirchin, Jack Nathan and John Coleman): Prelude And Dawn from Abstractions Of The Industrial North
Broadcast: The World Backwards from Work And Non Work
The High Llamas: The Click And The Fizz from Beet, Maize & Corn
Alan Barnes on Basil
Basil Kirchin: Sketch Three from Charcoal Sketches
Stereolab: The Spiracles from Cobra And Phases Group Play Voltage In The Milky Night
Basil Kirchin & Jack Nathan: The Good Guys from Kpm 1000 Series: It’s About Time
Basil Kirchin: Primitive London 1 from Primitive London (Original Soundtrack)
Basil Kirchin: Silicon Chip from Silicon Chip
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What Ho! It’s Britain’s top Swing band! Not from now but from then. And by then I mean circa 1957.
Featuring jazz arsonist Basil Kirchin (in his “prisoner of rhythm” phase) and Daddy K aka Ivor Kirchin, looking like groovy bank-manager. Watch out because this contains all the saxophones: baby saxophone, more saxophones and also big daddy bass saxophone. Also includes a quintuplet-O-trumpets but they all look the same. Ivor does some mighty conducting. He will not give you an unsecured personal loan to buy that caravan you’ve always wanted but he will swing, swing, swing! Basil plays dem drums without mercy thus they catch fire and everyone gets pretty hot. He ends up engulfed in a jazz conflagration. Spoiler alert: he survives and goes on to a decades long career of eccentric musical greatness.