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Maddie & Sam's Shazam

Hosted by maddie parr, Samuel Juniper, & michael kurtz

produced by samuel juniper & rose shohet

thursdays 20:00 - 21:00

We chat about things we’re interested in between songs we like.

Formerly an agony aunt, fiction, alternative history, and gameshow.


Maddie & Sam’s Shazam 4


Michael and Sam talk about dinosaurs, what they were like, and how they died.


Mall Grab // B.F.O.D.A.A.S
Maggie Rogers // Burning
Julia Jacklin // Don’t Know How To Keep Loving You
Andersoon .Paak // Anywhere (feat. Snoop Dogg & The Last Artful, Dodger)
Kllo // Predicament
Laura Jean // Girls on the TV


It's Valentines Day! Maddie, Sam, and Michael discuss the history of dating and try to make sense of all the new dating lingo.


The Japanese House // We Talk all the Time
Anna Ash // Righteously
Nao // Love Supreme
Frankie Valli // Can’t Take My Eyes off You
Valley Queen // Hold on You
Etta James // At Last
Archy Marshall // Thames Water


Maddie & Sam discuss whether the world will end and how it could happen.


Amine // DR. WHOEVER
Maggie Rogers // The Knife
James Blake // Tell Them (feat. Moses Sumney & Metro Boomin)
Charles // Red Green Gold
Noname // Diddy Bop (feat. Cam O’bi & Raury)
Jordan Rakei // Hiding Place
Yaeji // passionfruit

Social media

Maddie & Sam talk about social media: influencers, advertising, its impact on mental health, and YouTuber scandals.


Tash Sultana // Free Mind
James Blake x Andre 3000 // Where’s The Catch?
Jadu Heart x Mura Masa // U Never Call Me
Nas x Q Tip // One Love
Guts // And the Living Is Easy
The Japanese House // Lilo


Can we live forever? Michael & Sam discuss whether humanity can achieve immortality and where the future may take us.


Joey Bada$$ // 95 Till Infinity
Everything Everything // Zero Pharoah
Courtney Barnett // Need a LIttle Time
Yaeji // Feel It Out
Leon Bridges // Ohio
Baba Stiltz // Can’t Help It
Ravyn Lanae // Spice

Maddie & Sam’s Shazam 3

The game show edition.

The Christian Carlson Christmas Special

Special guest host Christian Carlson pits Maddie and Sam against one another with a series of utterly non-festive games.


Beshken // The Roman Call
Cosmo Pyke // Social Sites
Kali Uchis // Just A Stranger (feat. Steve Lacy)
Jungle // Cherry
DJ Seinfeld // I Hope I Sleep Tonight
Vampire Weekend // Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa
Soft Cell // Tainted Love
Goth Babe // Topanga

It's the grand final! Who will claim the ultimate prize of the Maddie & Sam's Shazam tankard and eternal glory? Will it be Kitty, the lowly researcher who worked her way up to station manager? Or will it be Michael, the humble and talented singer-songwriter?


Lewis Del Mar // 14 Faces
Anderson. Paak // Tints (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
Valerie June // Astral Plane
Van McCoy // The Hustle
Tash Sultana // Cigarattes
Harvey Sutherland // Bamboo
Cosmo Sheldrake // The Moss

Sam is joined by Mattie & Tom from new show Oxide Film for a brief discussion about films before the predictably over-competitive games commence.


Courtney Barnett // Pedestrian at Best
Jazz Spastiks // Move
Jorja Smith // February 3rd
Car Seat Headrest // Fill in the Blank
Mac Miller // Dang! (feat. Anderson .Paak)
TENDER // Powder
Against All Logic // Some King of Game
Kanye West // Bound 2

Michael Kurtz makes his return to the Shazam and plays some of his new music, before facing off with Sam in a series of new games.


Ella Mai // Switch Sider
Michael Kurtz // She Lives Like a Film Star
Easy Life // Nightmares
Ezra Furman // Take Off Your Sunglasses
We Are Scientists // It’s A Hit
Peace // World Pleasure
The Stone Roses // Sally Cinnamon
Dizzy // Bleachers

Maddie & Sam are joined by new Staverton Live host Tom, and last-minute replacement guest Ellie for all new games including creating new radio personas and diagnosing illnesses.


Primal Scream // Louded - Andy Weatherall Mix
Lewis Del Mar // Loud(y)
Chet Faker // Love and Feeling
Masego // Navajo
Ezra Furman // Suck the Blood from My Wound
Glass Animals // Pork Soda

Maddie & Sam’s guests are Leela and Jerry from The ISIS, Oxford's art and creative writing magazine. After talking about their current creative direction, they battle it out in a series of all new games.


Body Language // Addicted
JLS // Beat Again - Radio Edit
Syd // On the Road
Unknown Mortal Orchestra // So Good At Being in Trouble
Porches // Pool
Crouchin 40 Sippas // Brake Light
Ross from Friends // John Cage
Toots & The Maytals // Country Road

Maddie & Sam are back with a new format - a gameshow! Kitty Hatchley, Oxide's new studio manager, joins them in the studio before Maddie and Kitty go head to head.


Unknown Mortal Orchestra // Multi-Love
Jalen Santoy // Foreplay
Mac Miller // What’s the Use?
Mattiel // Baby Brother
Maggie Rogers // Give A Little
Tash Sultana // Pink Moon
Jurassic 5, Dave Matthews Band // Work It Out

Maddie & Sam's Shazam 2

the fiction & fact edition.

Guest: Sam Humphrey (Goodness)

Friendly Fires // Love Like Waves
Peach // Silky
White Fence // Do you know Ida Know?
New Order // World In Motion
SHOTTY HORROH // Shudehill
Mahmoud Guinia, Floating Points // Mimoun Marhaba
Gus Dapperton // Of Lacking Spectacle
Maggie Rogers // Fallingwater

Approachable Members Of Your Local Community // Semiotic Vision
808 Ink // Suede Jaw
MF DOOM // That's That
Blood Cultures // Scenes From A Midnight Movie
The Police // Voices Inside My Head
NoMBe // Wait
Sheila Hilton // Strange Things
Blondie // Call Me

Guest: Oscar Barnes (Clubber’s Guide to the Galaxy)

Kali Uchis, Steve Lacy // Just A Stranger
Angele // Je veux tes yeux
Cam'ron, Freekey Zeekey, Toya // Hey Ma
RICEWINE // Waterfall
Nickodemus, Quantic, Tempo // Mi Swing es Tropical

DJ SET (by Oscar Barnes)
HAAi // DaDaDa
HAAi // Feels
Mr YT // Afternoon
Auntie Flo // Su La

Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock // Money Trees
Onra // Waterlily
Onra // The Vallee Of Love
samxsam // Blood Moon
Peace // World Pleasure
Tim Minchin // Storm
Tomppabeats // Orange Juice
ZZ Top // La Grange
BADBADNOTGOOD // Differently Still

Guest: Priya Vempali (ISIS, Cherwell, Homecoming Zine)


Kid Bloom // Electric U
Das Racist // Brand New Dance
Childish Gambino // This Is America
Carbi B, SZA // I Do
Flume, George Maple // Bring You Down
Patti Smith // Horses
Geowulf // Get You
Jennifer Lara // I Am In Love

Guest: Christian Carlson (The Best Lil’ Radio Show)

TRACKLIST (Throwback edition)

D12 // My Band
Beyoncé, Jay Z // Crazy In Love
Green Day // Jesus Of Suburbia
The 1975 // Sex
Dizzee Rascal, Calvin Harris // Dance Wiv Me
Linkin Park // In the End
Pitbull // Hotel Room Service


We Are Scientists // Your Light Has Changed
The Growlers // Black Memories
Clairo // Get With U
James Blake // Timeless
MF Doom, RZA // Books OF War
Allah-Las // Catamaran
Nosaj Thing // Eclipse/Blue [feat. Kazu Makino]
Javaroo // Breakin' In
Stone Roses // Fools Gold
Palace // Head Above The Water

Guest: Thao (Recycled Air)

T. Rex // Get It On
Ross From Friends // There's A Hole In My Heart
The Decemberists // Everything Is Awful
We Are Scientists // Not Another Word
J. Cole // No Role Modelz
Disco Dub Band // For the Love of Money
Bekshen // Nina

maddie & sam's shazam 1

The alternative history & agony aunt edition

Guest: Christian Carlson (The Best Lil’ Radio Show)

BADBADNOTGOOD x Ghostface Killah // Mind Playing Tricks
Bishop Nehru // Lemon Grass
Lil Trizzle // Off The Record
Lil' Romeo // My Baby
IAMDDB // Teardrops (feat. Mugun)
Noname // Shadow Man (feat. Phoelix, Smino & Saba)
Blu & Exile // O Heaven
Azealia Banks // Esta Noche
Kanye West // Drive Slow (feat. Paul Wall, GLC)
Run The Jewels // Lie, Cheat, Steal

Guests: Michael Newsome & Dan Lock (Oxford Blues Ice Hockey)

Find information for the Varsity matches here:

Joe Hertz, Bassette // Playing For You
Max Romeo, The Upsetters // Chase The Devil
The Wombats // Turn
Nickelback // Burn It To The Ground
I Heart Sharks // Suburbia
Low Island // That's Right
Dropkick Murphys // I'm Shipping Up To Boston
Viola Beach // Boys That Sing
Nicotine's Famous Honey // Tired
Joey Bada$$ // Brooklyn's Own

Guests: Kitty Hatchley & Mark Rappaport (Producers of Oxford Today)

The Double Date: which presenter/producer duo will triumph?

Lianne La Havas // Don't Wake Me Up
Frankie Valli // Can't Take My Eyes Off You
Jesper Ryom // Apolune
BADBADNOTGOOD, Samuel T. Herring // Time Moves Slow
Lynn Anderson // Rose Garden
Etta James // I Just Wanna Make Love To You
King Charles // Ivory Road
Mura Masa // Miss You

Radiohead // Paranoid Android
Kate Bush // Wuthering Heights
Theme Park // Jamaica
Tricky // Hell Is Round The Corner
Kendrick Lamar, SZA // All The Stars
Graham Coxon // Walking All Day
The Rolling Stones // Hey Negrita
BADBADNOTGOOD // Freedom/Billium Evans
Ezra Furman // Lousy Connection

Guest: Anna Mitakos

Plus: interview with Dick & Dom from ‘Dick & Dom in Da Bungalow’

Loyle Carner, Rebel Kleff // NO CD
The Prodigy // No Good (Start The Dance)
Britney Spears // I'm a Slave 4 U
Vampire Weekend // Horchata
Jay Sean, Lil Wayne // Down
Justin Timberlake, Ciara // Love Sex Magic
The Pussycat Dolls // When I Grow Up
ODESZA // Late Night

Guest: John Chisham (Kermode Spirit)

Gus Dapperton // Prune, You Talk Funny
Grinderman // Palaces Of Montezuma
Kermode Spirit // When Sammy Left The Party
Kermode Spirit // a girl has no name
Kermode Spirit // George Clooney
The Killers // The Man
Anderson .Paak x Schoolboy Q // Am I Wrong
R.E.M. // Imitation Of Life
IAMDDB // Trophy
Winston Surfshirt // Ali D

Run The Jewels // Jeopardy
Rex Orange County // Corduroy Dreams
Michael Seyer // Pretty Girls
Rex Orange County // Apricot Princess
Ark Patrol x Josh Rubin // Igniter
Beach House // Space Song
IAMDDB // Shade
Brother Valentino // Stay Up Zimbabwe
Crumb // Locket