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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2007 12:12 pm    Post subject: What is the Point... Reply with quote

What is the point of sending Dermot O'Leary all the way to Texas for a week just so he can do a rubbish interview with Lily Allen? He could have just stayed in London - in fact, most of the interview was going on about the last time they did an interview... in London!

And how great that while in Texas he managed to find time for James Morrison, Amy Winehouse, and Mika - all of whom are so underexposed in their home country and are cruelly denied any outlets for their music.

Pointless, just pointless.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2007 4:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, I'm ashamed to say I listened to some of the programme too, and also wondered why I was bothering since there wasn't a great deal about, er, American artists.... Rolling Eyes After the fourth time I started to mentally scratch my head, Kermit got the chop in favour of a Hayley Hutchinson CD.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2007 8:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There were some good ones on 6 music with Steve Lamacq. I think you can still hear them on the website. I have to say that it was better when Bob Harris & Stuart Maconie went there. Didn't Mark Lamarr also go there a year or two ago?
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2007 10:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes it was better in the past when Maconie, Lamarr, and Harris went. They seemed far more interested in finding new stuff. Several other UK stations have been there this year and just seemed to have the same stuff too.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2007 12:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What is the point of sending Dermot O'Leary all the way to Texas for a week?

He needs to top up his tan - must look good on the radio, don't cha know.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2007 1:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

R2 send him to texas, we send him to Coventry!
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2007 2:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Maybe it's only a 1-way ticket Very Happy
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2007 8:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Natasha wrote:
What is the point of sending Dermot O'Leary all the way to Texas for a week?


Natasha, you should have just said "What is the point of Dermot O'Leary?" and left it at that.... Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 12:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Agreed !! What the hell are Silly Allen, Razorsh!te and that talentless twonk Mika getting invited to Austin for anyway ?? And then for a British so-called radio station to feature a showcase of them all is ludicrous.. we can here this TRIPE anytime over here !! What happened to all the great live coverage from The Broken Spoke that LaMarr did a while back and the fantastic insights into the Texas Americana scene that Harris used to do ?? OI! BBC ..... N-O-O-O-O-O-O-O !!!
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 1:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

According to the new Radio Times, this Saturday Dermot will be presenting highlights from SxSW - including "Amy Winehouse, Lilly Allen, James Morrison, and Mika" Mad AAAAAAAAARRRRRRRGGGGHHHH!
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:14 pm    Post subject: What is the point... Reply with quote

All they needed was the Scissor Sisters and Robbie Williams and it may have well have been Real Radio or Radio Aire!
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:33 pm    Post subject: Re: What is the point... Reply with quote

pickle wrote:
All they needed was the Scissor Sisters and Robbie Williams and it may have well have been Real Radio or Radio Aire!

Or the current R2 playlist!
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 9:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cherskiy wrote:


Natasha, you should have just said "What is the point of Dermot O'Leary?" and left it at that.... Laughing


Or indeed what is the point of Lily Allen.
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