The Panel features a range of panellists from right along the opinion spectrum, together with expert phone guests.
The Greyhounds, Andrew Trube and Anthony Farrell, Led Zeppelin and Eden Brent take the stage on Beale Street Caravan
About one in six of us suffer from them: headaches. Australian GP, Dr Carole Hungerford talks to Simon on Afternoons about treating this common ailment.
In The Sampler, Kiran Dass reviews the swirling Southern Gothic of Christchurch's Dark Matter; the reverb-drenched melancholy of Roy Montgomery; and the literate post-punk of Josef K.
This week on Night Lights Classic Jazz, the programme explores the relationship between jazz and beat-writer Jack Kerouac.
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