Ska and Sgt Pepper

A forthcoming ska and reggae festival and the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ legendary album featured on our latest show. Here’s the full list of what we played:

Gomez – Getting Better
The Delvaux – Evering
Goat Girl – Country Sleaze
RIIB – Conveyor Belt
The Sinatras – Sweat
Terrorvision – Still The Rhythm
The Selecter – Three Minute Hero
Natural Rhythm – People Unite
Courtney Barnett – Aqua Profunda
Alt-J – 3WW
Benjamin Booker featuring Mavis Staples – Witness
Western Dance – To and Fro
Tiny Minds – Jealous Sea
Prince – Raspberry Beret

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RIP Chris Cornell

This week’s Bradford Beat paid tribute to Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell. Here’s the full list of what we played:

Soundgarden – Spoonman
Kwai Chang Caine – God Luv Ya
Jesca Hoop – Memories Are Now
Furr – Another Fable
Sparks – Hippopotamus
Flight of the Conchords – Hiphopopotomus v Rhymenoceros
Terrorvision – Middleman
Black Uhuru – Happiness
Glass Mountain – Cowboy Song
Sleaford Mods – Mop Top
Lamia – Not Mine
The Beatles – Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
Alt-J – In Cold Blood

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I must be out of my tiny mind

I’ve completely forgotten to post the list of tracks we played on our latest show until now. Oh well – here goes anyway:

Grandaddy – The Crystal Lake
Tiny Minds – Jealous Sea
Alt-J – In Cold Blood
The Beatles – A Day in The Life
Paul Weller – Nova
The XX – Say Something Loving
Kwai Change Caine – Beautiful Dreams
Too Many Chiefs – Devil Bird
Warpaint – The Stall
Comsat Angels – Eye Dance
Pigeon Detectives – Romantic Type
Luscious Jackson – Naked Eye

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There was something of a binary theme in the latest edition of Bradford Beat, Here’s a full list of what we played:

Wolf Alice – Giant Peach
Dead Naked Hippies – Drain You
Alt-J – In Cold Blood
Flight of the Conchords – Robots
The Attic – Take Away My Despair
Benjamin Booker featuring Mavis Staples – Witness
Glass Mountain – Cowboy Song
Howling Bells – Low Happening
Kwai Chang Kaine – Rebel Song
Tommy Tucker – Hi Heel Sneakers
Jesca Hoop – Memories are Now
Scaramanga Six – You Do, You Die!
Maria Hackmann – Animal Fear
Fling – Lookin Outta My Window
Soul II Soul – Back To Life

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Easter special

Despite the lack of songs about Easter, we managed to find a couple…

Ricky Ross – Cold Easter
Alt-J – 3WW
The XX – Say Something Loving
Primate – Open Your Head
Sleaford Mods – Moptop
Scaramanga Six – Big In a Small Town
Paul Weller – Nova
Glass Mountain – Cowboy Song
Benjamin Booker featuring Mavis Staples – Witness
Clearlake – You Can’t Have Me
Tiny Minds – Jealous Sea
Sparks- Hippopotamus
Seamus Ennis – Easter Snow

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Cheerio Chuck

Bradford Beat paid tribute to Chuck Berry among things in our latest show – here’s the full list of what we played:

Chuck Berry – Worried Life Blues
Fling – Looking Outta My window
Coldcut featuring Roots Manuva – Vitals
At The Drive-In – Incurably Innocent
Magazine – Rhythm of Cruelty
Simple Minds – I Travel
The Moonlandingz – Black Hanz
Glass Mountain – Cowboy Song
Jesca Hoop – Memories Are Now
Western Dance – Elevator
Carseat Headrest – Unforgiving Girl
Alt-J – 3WW
Lamia – Not Mine
Methera – Da Shaalds

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Time for a fling

Exciting new Bradford bands Fling and Glass Mountain features on this week’s show – here’s the full list of what we played:

Fling – Lookin’ Outta My Window
Carseat Headrest – Unforgiving Girl
Alt-J – 3WW
British Sea Power – Keep on Trying
Methera – The Fox / Blackbird
Wolf Alice – You’re A Germ
Th XX – Say Something Loving
Glass Mountain – Cowboy Song
The Duke Spirit – Serenade
Western Dance – Traffic Island
Warpaint – The Stall
Animal Collective – Summertime Clothes

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Tribute to Only Ones drummer

On the latest edition of Bradford Beat, we remembered the Only Ones drummer Mike Kellie, who died recently.

Here’s the full list of what we played:

Only Ones – Oh Lucinda (Love Becomes A Habit)
Laminate Pet Animal – Eve
Hayseed Dixie – Buffalo Soldier
Western Dance – Stop At Nothing
British Sea Power – Keep On Tryin’
Dead Naked Hippies – Drain You
Spoon – Hot Thoughts
Wilful Missing – Carson
Car Seat Headrest – Unforgiving Girl
Tasmin Archer – Shipbuilding
The Attic – Take Away My Despair
The XX – Lips
Only Ones – Lovers of Today

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Happy birthday to us!

This week we mark BCB’s 25th anniversary by looking back at some of the best music that was doing the rounds in February 1992 – that was when we first started broadcasting as Bradford Festival Radio.

Here’s the full list of what we played:

Team Picture – Back To Bay Six
Elbow – Magnificent (She Says)
Terrorvision – Urban Space Crime
Stereo MCs – Step It Up
Primate – Break My Fall
Nirvana – Come As You Are
Arrested Development – Everyday People
Crowded House – Weather With You
Tasmin Archer – Sleeping Satellite
Suede – The Drowners
Sleaford Mods – BHS
Pigeon Detectives – Enemy Lines

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RIP Pete Overend Watts

We paid tribute to Mott the Hoople’s Pete Overend Watts on the latest edition of Bradford Beat.

Here’s a full list of what we played:

Frank Turner – Get Better
Glass Mountain – Home in the Weather
Mott The Hoople – All The Young Dudes
The Attic – Take Away My Despair
Radiohead – Identikit
Duke Spirit – Serenade
Laminate Pet Animal – Eve
Wilful Missing – Back To The Start
The XX – Dangerous
The Kinks – Lola
Pigeon Detectives – Enemy Lines
Canned Heat – Let’s Work Together
Western Dance – To and Fro

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