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Test Centre start weekly radio show

Will Shutes and Jess Chandler's Test Centre publishing house (which launched in January with Iain Sinclair spoken word LP Stone Tape Shuffle) is starting a weekly hour long radio show on Resonance FM (starting today). The Test Centre show will run for 11 weeks every Thursday at 7pm, and will discuss and play spoken word records and poetry.

Test Centre are also gearing up for their second release, an LP recorded with author and filmmaker Chris Petit. More details on Test Centre here. Londoners can tune in to Resonance at 104.4FM and those outside the capital can stream online at