Here are all of Alex-Spencer's jams.

Swim And Sleep (Like a Shark)

Swim And Sleep (Like a Shark)

by Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Not sure how long this has been in rotation at 6Music, but it officially penetrated my brain this morning.

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Jammed: 9th Jan 2013

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Just Like Christmas

Just Like Christmas

by Low

The first of (probably) many Christmas songs, as I try and summon the Festive Spirit.

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Jammed: 6th Dec 2012

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City

City

by Summer Camp

Advantage of being alone in the office: blasting music through our nice work speakers. Including: THIS.

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Jammed: 30th Nov 2012

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Aisha

Aisha

by Death in Vegas (feat Iggy Pop)

Laverne playing this on 6Music reminds me it is forever my jam. I do the I'M VIIIIBRATINGGG bit far too often.

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Jammed: 27th Nov 2012

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We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

by Taylor Swift

Like, ever. (This is still yum. Having a great afternoon of picking through my fave songs of 2012 on Spotify.)

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Jammed: 22nd Nov 2012

3 plays

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Geno

Geno

by Dexys Midnight Runners

As @trivia_lad stole Call Me Maybe, I'll Jam this, which embedded itself into my hungover Sunday brain at TB

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Jammed: 20th Nov 2012

3 plays

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She Said OK

She Said OK

by Big Boi & Theophilus London ft. Tre Luce

Bit of a belated Jam, but this is a bit of a tune. Serving suggestion: headphones, lots of people around you.

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Jammed: 16th Nov 2012

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Cactus (Pixies cover)

Cactus (Pixies cover)

by David Bowie

In honour of #INTERNATIONALBOWIEDAY, two tastes that taste great together.

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Jammed: 13th Nov 2012

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Lies

Lies

by CHVRCHES

Chvrches: so good I have their Soundcloud open in a tab AT ALL TIMES. So good I can forgive that 'v'.

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Jammed: 6th Nov 2012

10 plays

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The Concept

The Concept

by Teenage Fanclub

Watched Young Adult over the weekend. Frankly, surprised it took me this long to seek this song out.

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Jammed: 30th Oct 2012

7 plays

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Bastardo

Bastardo

by Charlotte Hatherley

+Lauren Laverne+Lucy Davis off'f The Office+Alice Lowe off'f Garth Marenghi+him off'f Spaced = BEST VIDEO

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Jammed: 29th Sep 2012

4 plays

2 likes

1 comments

We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

by Taylor Swift

Nicked from Tim. Great. Might try and write about it, if I can find any purchase on its perfect pop sheen.

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Jammed: 3rd Sep 2012

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okay cupid

okay cupid

by Kitty Pryde

The soundtrack to my week, courtesy of writing my KP vs CRJ article: http://alex-spencer.co.uk/

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Jammed: 2nd Aug 2012

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I Would Fix You

I Would Fix You

by Kenickie

Blowing the dust off the less-loved second Kenickie album. Unfamiliarity means it's an absolute pleasure.

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Jammed: 16th Jul 2012

3 plays

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The First Big Weekend

The First Big Weekend

by Arab Strap

On Radio6Music right now. Don't think I've heard any Arab Strap before, but I dig his voice. Mmm, textured.

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Jammed: 6th Jul 2012

2 plays

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Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

by Mystery Jets

Not loving the album, and not 100% about this - but I can't resist the density of its music references.

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Jammed: 5th Jul 2012

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I Fought in a War

I Fought in a War

by Belle and Sebastian

Washing up in our kitchen, turned orange by the setting sun, while this plays. Domestic bliss.

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Jammed: 28th Jun 2012

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Under Your Spell

Under Your Spell

by Once More With Feeling Soundtrack

My favourite straight-up love song of all time? It's entirely possible. BUFFY4EVA

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Jammed: 27th Jun 2012

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Indestructible (Acoustic Version)

Indestructible (Acoustic Version)

by Robyn

Feeling a little Avatar of Pop this morning (also, hungover), so digging through Robyn's Soundcloud.

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Jammed: 14th Jun 2012

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Talkin' Softball

Talkin' Softball

by The Simpsons

Have this lodged deep, deep in my forebrain. And honestly, I don't mind that too much.

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Jammed: 12th Jun 2012

5 plays

2 likes

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Call Me Maybe

Call Me Maybe

by Carly Rae Jepsen

Obv everyone already knows about this. But somehow Imi didn't, so this is a reminder to play it constantly.

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Jammed: 29th May 2012

6 plays

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Tears

Tears

by HEALTH

From the Max Payne 3 soundtrack, apparently. Man, now I rly wanna get my hands on that slomo shooty-divey fun.

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Jammed: 22nd May 2012

5 plays

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Be Safe

Be Safe

by The Cribs

Think I'd decided I didn't really like The Cribs any more. Spotify informs me that I was wrong.

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Jammed: 21st May 2012

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I Love It

I Love It

by Icona Pop

Shouty girl pop. Talk of crashing cars. Accents. Check, check, CHECK.

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Jammed: 14th May 2012

5 plays

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Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

by Kate Bush

Pretty sure @laurenlaverne is about to drop this on 6Music. I LOVE WUTHERING HEIGHTS, Y'ALL.

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Jammed: 10th May 2012

5 plays

2 likes

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Circumambient

Circumambient

by Grimes

Read this, it is good (& more importantly, not by me) http://t.co/vL1DLnlI Finally convinced to try the album

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Jammed: 2nd May 2012

3 plays

2 likes

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Do You Remember The First Time?

Jammed: 24th Apr 2012

10 plays

4 likes

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Sunday Best

Sunday Best

by You Love Her Coz She's Dead

Possible reservations aside. I feel wiped, and right now something in the loud CC+SB+DIOYY vein is what I need

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Jammed: 19th Apr 2012

8 plays

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Band of Gold

Band of Gold

by Afghan Whigs

The previous Jam was not being what it was meant to. Here you go. Whigs cover 70s pop, draw out sexy subtext.

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Jammed: 17th Apr 2012

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Be Sweet

Be Sweet

by Afghan Whigs

Some days you just wake up and know it's going to be an Afghan Whigs day, right?

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Jammed: 17th Apr 2012

1 plays

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Flesh

Flesh

by The Indelicates

I think my piece on this is about the best bit of music writing I've ever done. http://t.co/WqPuKYwQ

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Jammed: 11th Apr 2012

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Marathon

Marathon

by Tennis

This goes out to @samlewis_87, and his lovely (but beaten half to death by shut-down videos) Tennis playlist

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Jammed: 29th Mar 2012

12 plays

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Classy

Classy

by Kenickie

Let me paint you a picture: Sunday, 2am, Birmingham. The Atta Girl club night. Me losing it on the dancefloor.

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Jammed: 27th Mar 2012

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The Sea Is A Good Place To Think Of The Future

The Sea Is A Good Place To Think Of The Future

by Los Campesinos!

A highlight of last night's gig. I love how LC are embracing the NEVER KISS A TORY BOY line.

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Jammed: 23rd Mar 2012

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Save Your Kisses For Me (Brotherhood of Man Cover)

Save Your Kisses For Me (Brotherhood of Man Cover)

by Kenickie

Realised I haven't listened to Kenickie in the longest time. Was looking for People We Want, but this'll do. x

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Jammed: 21st Mar 2012

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Swervin' Remix

Swervin' Remix

by Clams Casino

Very soundtracky, and spacey. Just what I needed this morning.

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Jammed: 19th Mar 2012

6 plays

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Heartbeat

Heartbeat

by Childish Gambino

I know the confessional nature of the album put some people off, but it's got such a gorgeous intensity - c.f.

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Jammed: 8th Mar 2012

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The Thing

The Thing

by Ennio Morricone

Today is all about vintage horror soundtracks.

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Jammed: 1st Mar 2012

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I Would Die 4 U

I Would Die 4 U

by Prince

I feel reasonably unawful, given work started 3 hours after bedtime. I attribute this success to Mr Nelson.

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Jammed: 24th Feb 2012

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End of the Line

End of the Line

by Sleigh Bells

An uncharacteristically soft song ( by Sleigh Bells standards at least) from Reign of Terror, and a standout.

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Jammed: 23rd Feb 2012

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Born To Lose

Born To Lose

by Sleigh Bells

Chasing away a hangover with a stream of the new album. http://t.co/bnw9Cb4y Mmmmm.

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Jammed: 23rd Feb 2012

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Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

by Santa Esmeralda

A headline from the boss puts this in my head, leading to a spot of double humming.

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Jammed: 21st Feb 2012

2 plays

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Oh Comely

Oh Comely

by Neutral Milk Hotel

Bit of a crap week, but reading last trade of Planetary and listening to ITAOTS this morning - transcendental.

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Jammed: 15th Feb 2012

4 plays

1 likes

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Fred Come To Bed

Fred Come To Bed

by E-Rotic

It's late on a Saturday and Eurotrash is exactly what I want/need/want. SO THERE.

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Jammed: 12th Feb 2012

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Femme Fatale

Femme Fatale

by The Velvet Underground

The 6Music love-in continues. Bored/Cool Girl Hour. Use of "WE ARE SEX BOB-OMB". Lauren Laverne. This.

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Jammed: 9th Feb 2012

9 plays

2 likes

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Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra)

Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra)

by Gotye

With the bosses away, we've started playing 6Music in the office - Laverne's played this twice, and it's ace.

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Jammed: 7th Feb 2012

7 plays

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Little Red Corvette

Little Red Corvette

by Prince

A flat's worth of sleeping hangovers, me, and fragments of this stuck in my head. Life's been worse.

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Jammed: 4th Feb 2012

7 plays

1 likes

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Tomorrow

Tomorrow

by Ladytron

Never really dipped further than their Best Of, but my God, when I'm feeling Ladytron they are FANTASTISCH.

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Jammed: 27th Jan 2012

17 plays

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The City

The City

by Patrick Wolf

Probably my top find from combing various Best of '11 lists. Delicious ...but, um, is that the Baywatch theme?

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Jammed: 12th Jan 2012

11 plays

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Kiss Me Back to Life

Kiss Me Back to Life

by Busdriver

This was @samlewis_87 's Jam a while back, and I suddenly remembered it today. Fantastic in its unLewisness.

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Jammed: 9th Jan 2012

9 plays

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Wedding Crasher

Wedding Crasher

by Terius Nash

Totally cheated out of a place on my Tracks of the Year (http://t.co/516v75Zi) by the format, but it's ACE

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Jammed: 4th Jan 2012

11 plays

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Nightcall

Nightcall

by Kavinsky

Courtesy of a relapse triggered by putting together my Tracks of 2011 list (http://t.co/516v75Zi)

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Jammed: 3rd Jan 2012

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Dirty Diana

Dirty Diana

by The Weeknd

Celebrating the return of The Weeknd with (what seems so far to be) another big hitter. Free at theweeknd.com

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Jammed: 23rd Dec 2011

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Jimmy Savile Swag

Jimmy Savile Swag

by Akira The Don

This is just brilliant, for reasons I can't fit in 110 characters. Best Christmas song of 2011.

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Jammed: 21st Dec 2011

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Kaputt

Kaputt

by Destroyer

Let's try and claw some credibility back with this, as stolen from @radiomaru (More Mariah later)

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Jammed: 21st Dec 2011

3 plays

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Oh Santa!

Oh Santa!

by Mariah Carey

Been listening to Christmas songs all day. I reckon this has shaken out as my favourite.

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Jammed: 19th Dec 2011

4 plays

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Born To Lose

Born To Lose

by Sleigh Bells

(ThisIsMyJam has been misbehaving, by the looks of things. Naughty ThisIsMyJam!) Also: new Sleigh Bells! WOOO!

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Jammed: 19th Dec 2011

3 plays

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You Oughta Know

Jammed: 15th Dec 2011

1 plays

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Bonfire

Bonfire

by Childish Gambino

Even the January gigs selling out before I noticed they were on sale hasn't stopped me listening to this

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Jammed: 14th Dec 2011

1 plays

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212

212

by Azealia Banks

Absolute aural crack. Nicked off'f @kierongillen, who nicked it off'f @botherer

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Jammed: 13th Dec 2011

4 plays

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