[ Secretly Canadian / 2 LP ]
Release Date: Friday 18 December 2020
Porridge Radio grew out of Dana Margolin's bedroom, where she started making music in private. Living in the seaside town of Brighton, she recorded songs and slowly started playing them at open mic nights to rooms of old men who stared at her quietly as she screamed in their faces.
Though she eventually grew out of them, for Margolin these open mic nights unlocked a love of performing and songwriting, as well as a new way to express herself. She decided to form a band through which to channel it all and be noisier while she was at it - so Porridge Radio was born.
Inspired by interpersonal relationships, her environment - the sea - and her growing friendships with her new bandmates (bassist Maddie Ryall, keyboardist Georgie Stott, and drummer Sam Yardley), Margolin's distinctive, indie-pop-but-make-it-existentialist style soon started to crystallise. Quickly, the band self-released a load of demos and a garden-shed-recorded collection on Memorials of Distinction, while tireless touring cemented their firm reputation as one of UK DIY's most beloved and compelling live bands.
Deluxe purple & blue nebula coloured vinyl with 5 bonus tracks.
A1. Born Confused
A3. Don't Ask Me Twice
B1. Pop Song
B6. Homecoming Song
C1. Talking About It
C2. Sweet (demo)
C3. Good For You (ft. Lala Lala)
D1. Let's Not Fight (Porridge Radio x Piglet)
D2. Strong Enough (Porridge Radio x Piglet)