187: Curb Your Enthusiasm, Isobel Campbell, England’s lost baroque pop

This week, presenter of radio, podcasts and Thronecast Jamie East and Lydon/Tricky biographer Andrew Perry descend into the BigmouthCave. On the menu… 


THE ONCE AND FUTURE CRINGE: Curb Your Enthusiasm is back after three years. Does the comedy of squirm still work in a more censorious age? And how does Larry David stay away from caricaturing himself? 


CARRY ON FOLLOW THAT CAMPBELL: Former desert bluesperson and Belle & Sebastianist Isobel Campbell embraces the Laurel Canyon sound on her first solo album in 14 years. Does she wear it well?


THE DOILY EXPRESS: Sad-eyed ladies in Biba frocks, pots of Earl Grey, ginger cats, slathers of orchestra and woodwind, Honeybus, Mike Batt and Erasmus Chorum… Will Bob Stanley’s Tea And Symphony: The English Baroque Sound 1968-1974 rehabilitate this neglected sound?


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