During their stateside tour Ride popped into WFUV to record a session on 20th July 2017. The band performed three acoustic tracks which you can hear below. All I Want Lannoy Point Charm Assault The full audio including the interview can be heard on the WFUV website.
Acoustic live session and interview on the BBC Radio 2 Janice Long Show (standing in for Jo Whiley) on April 11th 2017. Tracks played: Charm Assault Home Is a Feeling Twisterella
KEXP presents Ride performing live in the studio. Recorded November 16, 2015. Songs: Kaleidoscope Polar Bear In a Different Place Decay Dreams Burn Down Seagull Host: Cheryl Waters Audio Engineer: Kevin Suggs Cameras: Jim Beckmann, Luke Knecht & Justin Wilmore Editor: Jim Beckmann
RIDE visited Fordham University in New York and discussed their reunion. They also played three songs including Vapour Trail, In a Different Place, and Polar Bear. To listen to the full interview click here.
Only Now From Time To Time Chrome Waves Paralysed Twisterella In A Different Place Vapour Trail
Leave Them All Behind Taste Dreams Burn Down Vapour Trail Like A Daydream Seagull Time Of Her Time Live session & interview Radio broadcast & video webcast
Black Nite Crash Sunshine / Nowhere To Run Dead Man Walk On Water Deep Inside My Pocket Mary Anne Castle On The Hill The Dawn Patrol Ride The Wind Burnin' Starlight Motel Slave A Trip Down Ronnie Lane That Man (The Small Faces) Welcome To Paradise Mechanical Man (unreleased) Hall Of Mirrors (unreleased) Bleed For Me (unreleased) Keep Away From Poison (unreleased) Love In Mind (unreleased) Matrix Studio, London (Richard Smith/Paul Motion) 'Tarantula' sessions. mixed June-August 95 by Mark Freeguard at Matrix (different location to recording session) except 'Deep Inside My Pocket', mixed by Mitch Easter in the USA 'That Man' appears on the Small Faces tribute album 'Long Ago and Worlds Apart' 'Welcome To Paradise' released 2001 on ‘Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95‘
Song For Ronnie Lane (unreleased demo) Dead Man (unreleased demo) Coldroon rehearsal studios, Oxford (?) Mixed 30/10/94 at Courtyard Studios
Walk On Water Let's Get Lost Jailbird (Primal Scream) (tease) 1000 Miles I Don't Know Where It Comes From NOTES: BBC Radio 1 Mark Radcliffe Show live session. 'I Don't Know Where It Comes From' released on Vox cassette 'The Mark Radcliffe Sessions'.
ITV 'The Beat' acoustic session - Mark & Andy only. How Does It Feel To Feel? I Don't Know Where It Comes From
Walkabaout 30/04/4.94 - 01/05/94 - Courtyard Studios, Sutton Courtney, Oxon (Jon Burton) Released on 'How Does It Feel To Feel?' single
How Does It Feel To Feel? (The Creation) Ocean Way, Los Angeles, USA (George Drakoulias) Released on single of same name, and 'Carnival of Light' LP
I Don't Know Where It Comes From Crown Of Creation Something's Burning Walk On Water KROQ FM Studios, Burbank, California, USA (?) 'Rodney On The Roq' show, live acoustic session - Mark & Andy only
Natural Grace (unreleased demo) Birdman (unreleased demo) Walk On Water (unreleased demo) I Don't Know Where It Comes From (unreleased demo) Since Then (Don't Let It Die) (unreleased demo) 21-23/7/93 - Courtyard Studios, Sutton Courtney, Oxon (Clive Warren)
Crown Of Creation (unreleased demo) Delay Song (aka She's So Fine, aka You Give Me Sunshine) (demo) Something's Burning (demo) Time To Time (unreleased demo) At The End Of The Universe (unreleased demo) American Spring (unreleased demo) Out Of Sight (unreleased demo) 7-10/07/93 - Courtyard Studios , Sutton Courtney, Oxon (Andy Lovegrove) These versions of 'Something's Burning' and 'She's So Fine' appear on 'Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95'.
Let's Get Lost (unreleased demo) At The End Of The Universe (unreleased demo) 1000 Miles (unreleased demo) I Don't Know Where It Comes From (unreleased demo) American Spring (unreleased demo) Natural Grace (unreleased demo) 24 & 25/05/93 - Courtyard Studios, Sutton Courtney, Oxon (Jim Warren) 'At The End Of The Universe' featured Andy on lead vocals at this point.
Crown Of Creation Walk On Water Birdman Since Then Second BBC Radio 1 Mark Goodier session. Recorded 27/02/93, BBC Maida Vale, London, UK Tracks were broadcast in the week leading up to the Daytripper shows Available on ‘Waves‘
The Model (Kraftwerk) Blackbarn Studios, Ripley (Matt Oliver) Recorded for 'NME Ruby Trax' compilation
Not Fazed Chrome Waves Mouse Trap Time Of Her Time Cool Your Boots Making Judy Smile Time Machine OX4 King Bullshit Motorway Madness Like A Snowflake Piano Tune Xmas Song Blue Everybody Knows Tongue Tied New Order (aka BarneyS) Tongue Tied (inst) (unreleased) Blackbarn Studios/Chipping Norton Recording Studios (Alan Moulder/Matt Oliver) 'Going Blank Again' sessions. 'Like A Snowflake' sold as one-sided 7" with special T-shirt at 19/12/91 ULU gig. Sections of 'King Bullshit' and 'Motorway Madness' were included on 'Going Blank Again' LP, as intros to 'Time Machine' and OX4' respectively, though both are much longer tracks in their entirety. 'Piano Tune' was used as part of the intro to OX4. Both 'King Bullshit' (in an edited form) and 'Piano Tune' (uncredited) appear on 'Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95'
Grasshopper Howard Hughes Going Blank Again Stampede Blackbarn Studios, Ripley (Matt Oliver) Mixed at Swanyard Studios by Alan Moulder Tracks released on B-sides of 'Leave Them All Behind' and 'Twisterella' EPs
Leave Them All Behind Blackbarn Studios, Ripley (Matt Oliver) Some backing tracks for final version
Unfamiliar Sennen Beneath Today Blackbarn Studios, Ripley (Matt Oliver) 'Today Forever' EP Sessions
Severance (Dead Can Dance) Here & Now All I Can See Decay Second BBC Radio 1 John Peel session, recorded 16/09/90 at BBC Maida Vale 3, London, UK Produced by Dale Griffin/Mike Engles & Fred Kay Available on 'Waves'
Tatste Location Unknown (possibly Protocol Studios) (?) Version used on 'Fall' EP and 'Nowhere' LP
Vapour Trail In A Different Place Dreams Burn Down Kaleidoscope Paralysed Decay Polar Bear Seagull Here and Now Nowhere Dreams Burn Down (dub) Hubba Bubba (unreleased) Taste (unreleased) Blackwing Studios, London (Marc Waterman) 'Nowhere' LP and 'Fall' EP sessions. This version of 'Taste' was scrapped. 'Dreams Burn Down (dub)' was later released on the 'Firing Blanks' compilation
Kaleidoscope (unreleased demo) Vapour Trail (unreleased demo) Decay (unreleased demo) Polar Bear (unreleased demo) 29/05/90-01/06/90 - Location Unknown (?) Further demos for debut album
Eight Miles High (The Byrds) European Son (The Velvet Underground) Paralysed (unreleased demo) Stampede (unreleased demo) Ocean Smiles (unreleased demo) Smile (unreleased demo) Baby, Baby (unreleased demo) European Son (S.E.X.) (unreleased demo) 26-30/03/90 - Falconer Studios, Chalk Farm, London (?) Demos for the debut album, plus recordings for forthcoming compilations 'Through The Looking Glass - 1966' and 'Heaven and Hell Volume one - A tribute to the Velvet Underground'
Like A Daydream Dreams Burn Down Perfect Time Sight Of You (Pale Saints) First BBC Radio 1 John Peel session, recorded 04/02/90 at BBC Maida Vale 3, London, UK Produced by Dale Griffin & Mike Robinson Available on 'Waves' Session was repeated on April 10th 1990, listen to the whole show below.
In A Different Place Blind Drive (unreleased demo) Seagull (instrumental) (unreleased demo) EMI Publishing Studios, Charing Cross Road, London (?) Demo session. 'Blind Drive' is a backwards version of 'Drive Blind', and may be mistitled. This version of 'In A Different Place' can be found on 'Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95'.
Like A Daydream Silver Furthest Sense Perfect Time Taste (unreleased demo) Blackwing Studios, London (Ken) 'Play EP' sessions
Union City Blue Atomic Session at EMI Publishing Studios, Charing Cross Road, London Session also featured Alex Taylor (Motorcycle Boy) on vocals. Released on 'Motorcycle Ride' cassette at private party 22/12/89 - later on 7" by Fierce Records
Seagull Another Stupid Day (Perfect Time) Dreams Burn Down Silver Furthest Sense Hit Me Like A Train Like A Daydream Smile Distributed on cassette Probably recorded at Liquidator Studios, London
Chelsea Girl All I Can See Close My Eyes Recording session at Union Studios, Oxford - recorded by Calvin & Alan Recordings were remixed at Arkantide Studios in London by Cally and Ben (from WEA) on 12/9/89 and these remixes appeared on 'Ride EP' in January 1990. The original mixes comprised the tape that was sent out to the Music Industry over the Summer of '89 re: booking gigs, record company interest etc
Uptight (Furthest Sense) Perfect Time Smile Four Track demo, recorded in Steve's room. This version of 'Smile' can be found on 'Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95'
Chelsea Girl Drive Blind I'm Fine Thanks Cassette sold at early gigs. This was the band's third demo, but first in a recording studio: it is also the only demo recording the band sold commercially Some copies invert the track running order Some copies in handwritten/letrasetted sleeve Inserts vary 'Drive Blind' from this demo was later released on the Ride EP 'I'm Fine Thanks' released on‘Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95‘ compilation Bottom two images courtesy Ride - The Network
Chelsea Girl I'm Fine Thanks All I Can See 4 track demo, recorded in ‘Steve’s room’ Distributed on cassette
Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Close My Eyes 6/11/88 4 track demo, recorded in 'Mark's room' Distributed on cassette, some copies included 'Date With Death', a Fall pastiche
Driving Song (Summer 88) Tremelo Song (Summer 88) Loopy Jam (Dec 88) Feedback Ache (Sep 88) Chocolate Trip (Oct 88) Various 1988 demos Given that some are dated pre first band rehearsal (23/10/89), some or all may be Andy or Andy/Steve solo (see also 'Chelsea Girl' demo on Firing Blanks comp)