New year, new tunes

We had a fistful of brand new tracks in the latest edition of Bradford Beat – plus a couple of oldies.

Here’s the full list of what we played:

Western Dance – This is Your
Neil Young – People Want To Hear About Love
The Attic – Take Away My Despair
Josefin Ohrn and The Liberation – Rushing Through My Mind
Pigeon Detectives – Enemy Lines
Elbow – Magnificent (She Says)
Stand Alone – Learn How to Feel
Emily Ashberry – Space Oddity
ATTU – Staying Together
Team Picture – Back To Bay Six
The Moonlandingz – Black Hanz
David Bowie – Rebel Rebel

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Christmas Countdown 2016 – the full mashings

Here’s the full rundown of our Christmas Countdown 2016 – our favourite 20 tracks of the year:

1. Glass Mountain – Glacial
2. Field Music – The Noisy Days Are Over
3. Sleaford Mods – TCR
4. Animal Collective – Floridada
5. Parquet Courts – Dust
6. Too Many Chiefs – Road Trip
7. John Grant – Voodoo Doll
8. Radiohead – Burn The Witch
9. Steve Mason – Planet Sizes
10. The Prettiots – Move to LA
11 Kate Tempest – Don’t Fall In
12 Iggy Pop – Gardenia
13 Fat White Family – The Whitest Boy on the Beach
14 Cate Le Bon – Wonderful
15 Blackalicious – The Blow Up
16. Daughter – No Care
17. Mystery Jets – The World Is Overtaking Me
18. Sinderins – Fayre
19. The Delvaux – Further Back
20. Courtney Barnett – New Speedway Boogie

Creme de la creme

To start the New Year, here’s a reminder of the number ones in all our Christmas Countdowns dating back more than a decade:

2016
Glass Mountain – Glacial

2015
SOAK – Blud

2014
Alt-J – Every Other Freckle

2013
Simon Crabtree – The Spirit of Bradford City

2012
Whiter Than – Note To Self

2011
The Wind Up Birds – Meet Me At The Depot

2010
Divine Comedy – Indie Disco

2009
Super Furry Animals – Inaugural Trams

2008
Jonjo Feather – I Suppose

2007
Sky Larkin – Summit

2006
iLiKETRAiNS – The Beeching Report

2005
Beck – Girl

Christmas Countdown – the top 5

We’ve unveiled the final part of this year’s Christmas Countdown – and here’s the full list of what we played on our festive special show, which will be repeated on Thursday 29 December from 8pm – 9pm.

Western Dance – What Does It Take?
handmadehands – Over The Edge
Neil Young – Big Box

Christmas Countdown
5. Parquet Courts – Dust
4. Animal Collective – Floridada
3. Sleaford Mods – TCR
2. Field Music – The Noisy Days Are Over
1. Glass Mountain – Glacial

Frank Turner – Get Better
Half Man Half Biscuit – Irk The Purists
Broken Bells – The High Road
Deadwall – The Talk

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Christmas Countdown 2016 – part three

Three-quarters of the way through our Christmas Countdown 2016 – and a cracking chart it’s proving to be.

Here’s the full list of what we played on our latest show:

Goat Girl – Country Sleaze
Glass Mountain – Home in The Weather
Warpaint – So Good
Her Name Is Calla – Kaleidoscoping

Christmas Countdown part 3:
10. The Prettiots – Move to LA
9. Steve Mason – Planet Sizes
8. Radiohead – Burn The Witch
7.  John Grant – Voodoo Doll
6. Too Many Chiefs – Road Trip

Rettward von Duernberg – Be Water
Western Dance – Give Me the Moonlight
Spring King – City

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Christmas Countdown – part 2

We’re into the second part of the Christmas Countdown – our top 20 tracks of the year:

Western Dance – Here From Nowhere
Chutzpah – Eyes
Savages – Evil
MC5 – I Can Only Give You Everything
Mick Mathers – Looking For Love
Nikka Costa – Everybody Got Their Something

Christmas Countdown part 2 -

15 Blackalicious – The Blow Up
14 Cate Le Bon – Wonderful
13 Fat White Family – The Whitest Boy on the Beach
12 Iggy Pop – Gardenia
11 Kate Tempest – Don’t Fall In

Wilful Missing – Waiting For The snow
Kascarade – Stomp
Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales

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Christmas Countdown 2016 – part 1

Our annual Christmas Countdown is underway – that’s our choice of the best 20 tracks of the year.
Here’s what we played in full on our latest show:
Deadwall – The Talk
Cassels – Flux Analogy
Western Dance – Get Me Some
Terrorvision – Tequila
Christmas Countdown:
20 – Courtney Barnett – New Speedway Boogie
19 – The Delvaux – Further Back
18 – Sinderins – Fayre
17 – Mystery Jets – The World Is Overtaking Me
16 – Daughter – No Care
Frank Turner – Get Better
Primate – Overwound
Wilful Missing – I Am Clay (BCB session)
Glass Mountain – Medicate

It’s that time of year again

The Christmas Countdown is almost upon us!

Starting this week (Thurs 1 Dec) we’ll be running down our festive chart of the top 20 tracks of the year.

In the meantime here’s what we played last week:

Western Dance – Baby Boomers
Spring King – City
Glass Mountain – Over Thinking
Dan Le Sac v Scroobius Pip – Thou Shalt Always kill
Primal Scream – Feeling Like A Demon
Mystery Jets – The World is Overtaking Me
Fabric of Fear – Blame
Her Name Is Calla – Kaleidoscoping
Primate – Liquid
Warpaint – New Song (Jono Jagwar Ma remix)
Daughter – The End

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Western Dance are back

Belatedly, here’s what we played on our 10 November show:

Western Dance – Western Dance
Cassels – Flock Analogy
Wind-Up Birds – Popman
Kate Tempest – Breakfast
Deadwall – The Talk
Spring King – city
Terrorvision – Perseverance
Warpaint – So Good
Embrace – Follow You Home
Sleaford Mods – TCR
Glass Mountain – Birds in Heart
Stand Alone – Demons
Kwai Chang Caine – Kwai Chang Caine
Neil Young – People Want To Hear About Love

Tributes to Pete and Phil

We paid tribute to Dead or Alive singer Pete Burns and blues pioneer Phil Chess on this week’s show.

Here’s a full list of what we played:

Dead or Alive – Your Spin Me Round
Western Dance – Scream Out
Warpaint – So Good
The Delvaux – Evering
Muddy Waters – Manish Boy
Her Name is Calla – Kaleidoscoping
Buzzcocks – Whatever Happened To?
Neil Young – A New Day for Love
Primate – Break My Fall
Daughter – The End
Glass Mountain – Glacial

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