• Brazil 2014 – David Luiz and the Colour Yellow

    Michael Thomas heads down to the launch of the Brazil 2014 kit to marvel on the colour yellow and listen to David Luiz talk about the spirit of his country. Yellow is an exceptional colour. If yellow was in the […]

  • Missed Mixtapes #9

    NTS Radio’s Dom Roarty provides XWHY with a series of Mixtapes that don’t deserve to be missed Soulection – #145 My friend Tom works from home. This means he gets to wake up when he wants, work in his pants […]

  • Mike’s Monday Morning #Playlist – 02.12.13

    Morning folks, We’ve got some great representation from the women’s corner on the playlist today. Micky Green, who features on Flight Facilities’ track ‘Stand Still’  has a cutesy, disarming vocal quality which, coupled with feathery white hair and eyes that […]

  • Review: Crazy, Sexy, Cool – Bipolar Sunshine @ Electrowerkz

    Wednesday, November 20 On what felt like one of the coldest nights of the year, rather than going home and pumping the central heating up to “Roasting”, I found myself making my way to Electrowerkz in Angel (via a pub […]

  • Missed Mixtapes #8

    NTS Radio’s Dom Roarty provides XWHY with a series of Mixtapes that don’t deserve to be missed Lefto – Show #562 So, I knew a bit about Lefto from his work on Brownswood Recordings a while back. It was only […]

  • Mike’s Monday Morning #Playlist – 25.11.13

    Beats. Beats. & Beats some more. From the slow ebb and flow of XO man’s reverberating bass, to Flume’s rhythmic snare effects, right through to the poppy, retro dance-floor riff in ‘Here with You’ – this week Mike is inviting […]

  • Let’s Play a Fun Game: Lad’s Mag or Rapist?

    Can you tell the difference between a lads’ mag and a rapist?! XWHY’s James Barton weighs into the lads mag debate. An investigation into a study that beggars belief…and a bit of spleen venting too, obvs. When I was first […]

  • Rugby League: The Poor Relation

    XWHY’s Michael Thomas has a sporting epiphany in the form of the Rugby League World Cup. Why has the world kept this from him for so long..? If I was forced into a game of word association with “Rugby”, there […]

  • Mike’s Monday Morning #Playlist – 18.11.13

    Caught, as we are, in this veil of misty, rainy awfulness, Mike’s Monday playlist this week is mellow, if not slightly melancholy. Still, he’s crammed in some great tracks from artists young, old, big-time and undiscovered. For whatever reason, it’s […]

  • Sam Smith x Nile Rodgers x Disclosure x Jimmy Napes

    ‘Together’ – a slick new collaboration Over the last few months, after seeing an intriguing exchange of tweets between Sam Smith, Nile Rodgers, Disclosure and producer Jimmy Napes, we knew we were about to see something incredible. Little did we […]