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alternative // electronic // experimental // progressive // newwave

And welcome to the Synthetic Soul Show.
Here me and my robot friends hope to find a second home in your earholes for the 5000+ records lying around at GKHQ that we've been collecting for almost 30 years.
We play as many cutting edge sounds as we can afford to buy, mostly on vinyl but occasionally on CD, mixed with electronica from the 60s right through to the present, new wave, post punk, dub, experimental, avantgarde, psych, electro-disco and occasional contra-pop sing-a-longs......with a preference towards the more synthetic side of production.
Some of it may be uneasy listening but hey, that's what it's all about.


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GK Machine's Synthetic Soul Show // 24.10.14 // 79. Cerebral Stand-Off

Lots of great new material for ya today: Tim Love Lee & DJ Sotofett, Brenda Ray, Bufiman, Shadow Kids, Raiders of the Lost ARP, Los Hermanos Ponchos, Oto and some amazing Balinese inspired techno from The Bunker New York and whatever else I can squeeze tune IN

Posted at 13:48, 24th October 2014

special!!! "guess who?" cover versions competition

GK Machine's Synthetic Soul Show // 19.08.14 // 75. The Big Competition 2014

Happening for the second time on Subcity, after meeting with rapturous delight first time around in 2012, I return to the airwaves with beautiful, beautiful, ugly prizes which YOU can win if you guess the artist of the song, the artist of the original song AND, of course, the title!!!

The music may be weirder than usual but HELL, it'll be fun!! :)

4pm shaaaaarP

Posted at 14:08, 19th August 2014

hoga nord rekords special

GK Machine's Synthetic Soul Show // 08.07.14 // 71. HOGA NORD Radio Special

Today's show will focus on new experimental/psyche/acid label Hoga Nord from Gothenburg, Sweden who've released a series of amazing and highly original 33rpm 7"s to date with their first LP album release just this week. Expect to hear the sound of Robert Leiner, Tross, Pistol Disco, Les Big Byrd and ex-Spacemen 3...Pete Bassman.

Posted at 09:54, 7th July 2014

new music 4 ears

GK Machine's Synthetic Soul Show // 03.06.14 // 66. New Kinds Of Kicks

Lots of exciting new tunes in today's show so if you missed it you can catch it in your own time!! Killer new vinyls from Trans Am, HTRK, Simple Symmetry, Duboskop, Torn Hawk ++++ MORE

Posted at 16:07, 3rd June 2014

kill yr idols special: emotional recordings

GK Machine's Synthetic Soul Show // 16.05.14 // 64. Kill Yr Idols special: Emotional Especial

Subcity plays host to Stuart Leath, head honcho at Emotional Recordings, and Jamie Paton (Cage & Aviary) in advance of their appearance at Kill Yr Idols in Nice n Sleazy on Friday night. GK Machine asks the questions.

Posted at 23:27, 14th May 2014

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