The Max Chance show is an eclectic presentation of unusual music, comedy and interviews with musicians and political types by host. Unusual in this case also means music that is typically not heard in the UK, even if it’s music from the UK.
While any given week may look vastly different depending on the interests of the DJ, regularly featured are musicians such as Kila, Minnie Moosika (from Sheffield!), Paul Winter, Tom Waits, Yello, Shlomo, Dead Can Dance, Laura Love, Left Field, Underworld, Bobby McFerrin, US & UK folk music, Ween, Loundon Wainwright, Kaki King, Beck, Keller Williams, Professor Trance, Ani DiFranco, early Liz Phair, Rickie Lee Jones, Taj Mahal, Capt. Beefheart, Hank Williams, Lemon Jelly, Those Darn Accordians!, String Cheese Incident, Sam Bush, Exuma, The Last Poets, Matt Wilson Quartet, Nanci Griffith, Mose Allison, Enigma, Greg Brown, Warsaw Village Band, Brian Auger, John Prine, John Martyn, Ulrich Schnauss, Waylon Jennings, Motor, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Trisha Yearwood, Osamu Kitajima, Afro Celt Sound System, Barenaked Ladies, Guy Toratora, Lindsay Mac, Ottmar Liebert, Patti Smith, David Bromberg, Yo Yo Ma, Jerry Jeff Walker, Mark Gwynne Jones, Iris DeMent and many others.
Comedians and comic music are Capital Steps, Bonzo Dog Band, Firesign Theatre, They Might Be Giants, Jeff Foxworthy, Steve Martin, Robert Klein, George Carlin, Victor Borge, National Lampoon, Bermuda Mavericks, Comedy Central, Damage Control Comedy Crew, The Bobs, Mitchell & Webb, Lenny Bruce, and Frank Caliendo, Monty Python, Gilda Radner, Jeffrey Lewis, Adam Sandler, Spike Jones (not Jonze), Al Yankovic, to name a few.
The show can be accessed live on Tuesday, 5pm to 6pm, or you can get podcasts of programmes from the past several weeks anytime from this site.