All posts by Kylie Wilson

Editor-in-chief of ESC Pulse. A British-New Zealander who's an unashamed Norwegophile, has watched Eurovision every year since 1999, and is not afraid to speak her mind and step outside the general consensus.

ESC Pulse Podcast: ESC 2018 Review – Semi 2 (part 2)

The fourth of five shows reviewing the songs competing in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we have Paul Klur of Bruce Reviews Music joining us as our fourth special guest judge as we look at the songs in the second half of Semi-final 2.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: ESC 2018 Review – Semi 2 (part 1)

The third of five shows reviewing the songs competing in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we have Ciaran Urry-Tuttiett of The Eurovision Showcase joining us as our third special guest judge as we look at the songs in the first half of Semi-final 2.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: ESC 2018 Review – Semi 1 (part 2)

The second of five shows reviewing the songs competing in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we have Elliot Harris from Eurovoxx joining us as our second special guest judge as we look at the songs in the second half of Semi-final 1.

We also take time to discuss the running order a little bit.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: ESC 2018 Review – Semi 1 (part 1)

The first of five shows reviewing the songs competing in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we have Ann Squires of ESC Armchair joining us as our first special guest judge as we look at the songs in the first half of Semi-final 1.

We also take time to pay tribute to both Katie Boyle and Lys Assia after their recent passing.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2018 – Episode #7

The team wrap up the national final season for 2018 and name some of our favourite finals and non-winning national final songs.

There’s also the final weekly news update, the results of our ESC Prediction Head-to-head, and we answer listeners’ questions for the last time this year.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2018 – Episode #6

The team mull over some rather surprising results from the past weekend, and also preview our last set of national finals in Sweden, Norway and Lithuania.

There’s also the usual weekly news update, our ESC Prediction Head-to-head update, and we answer listeners’ questions.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2018 – Episode #5

The team discuss the outcome of our first big SUPER SATURDAY, as well as a new Eurovision meme, and preview finals in Estonia, Iceland, San Marino(!), Finland and Portugal.

There’s also the usual weekly news update, and we squeeze in a few listeners’ questions.

Simon’s full EMA rant can be found here.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2018 – Episode #4

The team discuss the chosen songs in Belarus and Montenegro, and are faced with this year’s big SUPER SATURDAY with finals in… *inhales* Serbia, Germany, Armenia, Hungary, Latvia, Ukraine, Slovenia, Moldova and Romania.

There’s also the usual weekly news update, the ESC Prediction Head-To-Head, and we answer listeners’ questions.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2018 – Episode #3

The team are joined by previous guest Elliot from Eurovoxx to give an insight of the UK’s national final. They also discuss the chosen songs from Denmark and Italy, semi-finals in Latvia, Ukraine and Romania, and preview national finals in Belarus, and (very briefly) Montenegro.

There’s also the usual weekly news update and the ESC Prediction Head-To-Head.

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ESC Pulse Podcast: National Finals 2018 – Episode #2

The team finally get it together to catch up on the national finals they’ve missed, resulting in entries from France, Spain, Czech Republic, Malta and Switzerland.

They also preview national finals from the UK (eek!), Denmark and, very briefly, Italy. The semi-final allocation draw also gets dissected.

There’s also the usual news update, the ESC Prediction Head-To-Head, and the team answer listener’s questions.

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