Paul Haswell (AKA the Pop Fugitive) is plotting to make his Escape every Sunday morning between 9.30 and 1.
Join him every Sunday on the Sunday Escape to hear the best in music, with plenty of new records including tracks from his album of the week, as well as interviews with guests from all over the city and beyond. There’s also occasional live music in the studio plus all the details of upcoming music events in Hong Kong.
On top of all that is “Biscuit Review”, now a Sunday Escape institution, to complement the most eclectic mix of music on Radio 3.
It’s another packed show on this week’s Sunday Escape, with brand new music from Lack of Afro, LA Priest, Caroline Rose and The Strokes, and the long awaited new album from Tame Impala as well as a new solo album from Nathaniel Rateliff. Paul will be playing all of those and more, as well as choosing an album of the week and looking at the return and sort of return of a couple of bands from the Britpop era.
It’s been another funny old week in Hong Kong, with many of us stuck indoors as we try to avoid the coronavirus, so Paul will also be looking at things to do when you are at home and have watched everything there is to watch (other than listening to music, obviously) and are fighting off cabin fever. It’s also Valentine’s weekend which is an excuse to play a few alternative love songs, or maybe just lots of Barry White, we’ll have to see.
On top of all that there is of course all of the usual nonsense, including biscuits. It all takes place on Sunday from 9.30am to 1pm!
It’s a relatively quiet week for new music this week, but that hasn’t stopped Paul digging out the finest in brand new records to play on this week’s Sunday Escape, with tracks from The Avalanches, Purity Ring, Sparks and The Strokes, plus a new album from Lanterns On The Lake. This week’s album of the week is the third album from Algiers, a lovely mix of soul and rock.
Soul has inspired the rest of the show too, as Paul will be playing some new and classic soul track amongst all the new stuff, and there’ll also be a tribute to DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall, who sadly passed away this week. Paul will also be taking a look at the latest reissue of Simon and Garfunkel’s Bridge Over Troubled Water, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
On top of all that there’s all the usual nonsense too, including but not limited to biscuits and a track from David Byrne and Fatboy Slim’s 2010 concept album about Imelda Marcos which needless to say slipped under the radar... Tune in from 9.30 to 1pm this Sunday!
Today on Sunday Escape ... it’s Easter Sunday, so expect a dubious attempt to link songs to the holiday given that Paul has thus far been unable to find what he calls “Easter carols”. To make up for that though, there’ll be loads of new music, with new album releases from Loyle Carner, Jade Bird, and an eagerly awaited album from Lizzo. One of them, surely, will be album of the week, supported by all the latest singles and whatever else has been playing at Pop Fugitive HQ.
Nashua Gallagher will be joining Paul in the studio again, not just to sample Easter eggs and biscuits but to provide more insights and reviews from the world of literature. Paul will also be looking at the increasing popularity of retro video games and consoles, following the announcement of the Capcom Home Arcade and the recent leak of specifications for the Playstation 5.
On top of all that there’ll be another splatter platter, gastronomy corner, and all the usual nonsense. Tune in live from 9.30am and you can get in touch with the show by texting 9384 1424 (Sundays, 9.30am-1pm)