While we're all spending lots more time at home, The Charlatans' Tim Burgess is organizing online interactive listening parties of classic UK Britpop, shoegaze and alternative albums, happening weekdays at 10 PM UK time (6 PM EDT) on Twitter, each hosted by a member of the respective bands. Things kick off tonight (3/23) with The Charlatans' debut album, Some Friendly, hosted by Tim. Here's the rest of the schedule for this week and next:

  • Monday (3/23): The Charlatans - Some Friendly with Tim Burgess
  • Tuesday (3/24): Franz Ferdinand - S/T w/ Alex Kapranos
  • Wednesday (3/25): Blur - Parklife w/ David Rowntree
  • Thursday (3/26): Ride - Going Blank Again w/ Andy Bell and Loz Colbert
  • Friday (3/27): Oasis - Definitely Maybe with Liam Gallagher and Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs
  • Monday (3/30): Sleaford Mods - Key Markets with the band
  • Tuesday (3/31): The Lightning Seeds - Jollification w/ Ian Broudie
  • Wednesday (4/1): Prefab Sprout - Steve McQueen with Wendy Smith
  • Thursday (4/2): The Fall - The Wonderful & Frightening World of The Fall with Brix Smith Start
  • Friday (4/3): The Cocteau Twins - Heaven or Las Vegas with Simon Raymonde
  • Saturday (4/5): The Charlatans - Between 10th and 11th with Tim Burgess
  • Sunday (4/5) Slowdive - Slouvaki with Rachel Goswell and Nick Chaplin
  • Monday (4/6): Super Furry Animals - Mwng with Gruff Rhys
  • Tuesday (4/7) The Cribs - Men's Needs, Women's Needs, Whatever with the band and Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos
  • Wednesday (4/8): The Flaming Lips - The Soft Bulletin with Wayne Coyne
  • Thursday (4/9): Orange Juice - You Can't Hide Your Love Forever with Edwyn Collins
  • Friday (4/10): Mogwai -  Come On Die Young with Stuart Braithwaite
  • Monday (4/13): Suede - Dog Man Star with Mat Osman
  • future albums dates TBD: Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Welcome to the Pleasuredome, Saint Etienne - So Tough, and Haircut One Hundred - Pelican West.

Tim notes: "Play your copy of the album (or stream it) at 10pm on the dot on the given day. Follow the special guest(s) who will be hosting each session and tweet questions/ memories etc." More info with Twitter links -- and streams of all the albums -- below.

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