Drive Time with J G Ballard


“As he pulled out onto the ring road Jim pushed the headcleaner into the tape deck and turned the volume up full, pleasing waves of droning, grinding sound filled the car”

Is the worrying state of the world and your own sorry excuse for an imagination getting you down? Is the rain running down the windscreen a mirror of your soul? Do you need the inside of your fizzing, polluted mind scouring? Let hickeysonic get you back on track – Air guitar! In your car!! What could be better than smacking the steering wheel and joining lustily in with a bit of Neil Diamond? Not much people that’s what, here’s an overstuffed hour of recent diversions featuring all the best anthems to keep you entertained on those long drives, ease those teethgrinding commutes to work and drown out the little angels on the school-run! J G Ballard, J G Thirlwell, PJ Harvey, John Carpenter, Giant Swan, Rattle, Public Enemy, Captain Beefheart, Einsturzende Neubauten, Killdozer and more


* does not contain ‘Warm Leatherette’, ‘Cars’ by Gary Numan, ‘Crash’ by the Primitives or ‘Bat Out Of Hell’. Sorry about that.

* bonus game – play ‘spot the Beatles’





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