When Big Joan Sets Up 29th August – The Segall Has Landed

My Ty Segall puns get worse,luckily the opposite is true of his albums and his latest “Manipulator” was the ice cream in this week’s Baked Alaska of a programme.See? I can do topical.

When Big Joan Sets Up 29th August – Ty Seagal by Phil Cope on Mixcloud

Serious Sam Barrett – “Back On The Jack Again” (Download) (YaDig?)
The Allah-Lahs – “501-415″ (7″) (Innovative Leisure)
Scott Brown – “Zylax” (Download) (Evolution)
Ty Segall – “It’s Over” (LP – “Manipulator”) (Drag City)
Roy Orbison – “It’s Over” (LP – “The Monument Singles Collection) (Sony)
Dntel – “Human Voice” (LP – “Human Voice”) (Leaving)
Kozmik Conciousnez – “Well Firm” (V/A LP – “Lion Inna Den Riddim”) (Irongate)
Fold – “Be Water My Friend” (split download single with Invisible Hands) (Self Released)
Thoughtforms – “Sound Of Violence” (split LP with Esben and The Witch) (Invada)
Ty Segall – “Tall Man Skinny Lady” (LP – “Manipulator”) (Drag City)
The Valentinos – “It’s All Over Now” (7″) (SAR)
Braining – “Ulcer Patrol” (EP – “Peel Off The Coating”) (Bandcamp)
Scientist – “Yallas Dub” (LP – “The Dub Album They Didn’t Want You To Hear”) (Jah Life)
Maz O’Connor – “Awake,Awake” (LP – “This Willowed Life”) (Wildsound)
Ty Segall – “The Crawler” (LP – “Manipulator”) (Drag City)
Obscure Shape – “Back In Black” (V/A EP – “From The Lab To The Club Part 2″) (Mindtrip)

Bingley Music Live preview

This week’s Bradford Beat took a look ahead to BML 2014, featuring the likes of Gaz Coombes and Bradford band Warme. The full tracklisting was:

Alt-J – Every Other Freckle
Siren – Hold Me
Benjamin Booker – Have You Seen My Son?
Kate Bush – King of the Mountain
Warme – Monday Comedown
Supergrass – Sun Hits The Sky
DZ Deathrays – Keep Myself On The Edge
Embrace – Self-Attack Mechanism
Parquet Courts – Bodies Made Of
Lisa Marie Glover – Gillian
New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers
Slow Club – Everything is New
Junk Dealers – Govenment Leaders

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When Big Joan Sets Up 22nd August – Let It Rot

Palindromic post rockers To Rococco Rot were the star turn in this week’s programme interwoven into a dense tapestry of musical delights that went like this..(Sorry I’ve been listening to a lot of BBC local radio lately)

When Big Joan Sets Up 22nd August – To Rococo Rot by Phil Cope on Mixcloud

Mark Pritchard – “You Don’t Know Me” (12″) (White Label)
Godstomper – “Free of the Fire” (V/A Download LP – “Don’t Say Riotous Outburst Records Never Gave You Anything Part 7″ (Riotous Outburst)
J Mascis – “Stumble” (LP – “Tied To A Star”) (Sub Pop)
To Rococo Rot – “Spreading The Strings Out” (LP – “Instrument”) (City Slang)
James Yorkston – “Guy Fawkes’ Signature” (LP – “The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society”) (Domino)
Billie Holiday – “For All We Know” (LP – “Lady In Satin”) (Columbia)
Voltage – “Breakin’ Down” (EP – “Low Rollers”) (Natty Dub)
Shabazz Palaces – “New Black Wave” (LP – “Lese Majesty”) (Sub Pop)
To Rococo Rot – “Pro-Model” (LP – “Instrument”) (City Slang)
Kalbata and Mixmonster feat. Major Mackerel – “Congo Beat The Drum” (12″) (Freestyle)
The Popguns – “Waiting For The Winter” (7″) (Midnight Music)
The Popguns – “Still Waiting For The Winter” (v/a Download LP – “Indietracks 2014″) (Bandcamp)
DJ Earl – “Vox” (EP – “Afrika Tek”) (All Roads Music)
To Rococo Rot feat Arto Lindsay – “The Longest Escalator In The World” (LP – “Instrument”) (City Slang)

The one-handed radio show

Ever heard what radio sounds like when the presenter has broken a bone in his hand playing cricket?

Pretty much the same as usual actually…

Here was the Bradford Beat playlist this week:

Slow Club – Tears of Joy
Lisa Marie Glover – The Panel
Archie Bronson Outfit – In White Relief
Embrace – I Run
Billy The Kid – Phone Bills
The Delvaux – O Wronged World
Superfood – Right On Satellite
Junk Dealers – Reality TV
Broken Bells – The High Road
Roger Davies and the Durbervilles – The Grand Depart
Beaty Heart – Seafood
Animal Collective – Summertime Clothes
Alt-J – Hunger of the Pine
Parquet Courts – Sunbathing Animal

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Festival fervour

There’s another chance to listen to our preview of the big end-of-summer festivals in West Yorkshire – Bingley Music Live and Leeds Festival.

The full tracklisting was:

Shed Seven – Going For Gold
Roger Davies – Grand Depart
Beaty Heart – Seafood
The Selecter – On My Radio
The Strypes – Hard To Say No
Eliza and the Bear – Friends
Junk Dealers – Hometown Blues
St Vincent – Birth in Reverse
Queens of the Stone Age – If I Had a Tail
Twin Atlantic – Heart and Soul
Sunshine Underground – Put You In Your Place
Archie Bronson Outfit – Glory, Sweat and Flow
Alt-J – Hunger of the Pine
Arcade Fire – Awful Sound

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When Big Joan Sets Up 15th August – You’re Tryin’ To Wreck Up My Life And I Don’t Like It

Unbelievably, having played hundreds of reggae and dub records over the past 8 years, we’ve never had a reggae mix.That scandalous omission was put right this week by Sound Control’s 30 minute dub mix – side 1 of a mix tape on Lion Charge records.

When Big Joan Sets Up 15th August – Sound Control by Phil Cope on Mixcloud

Frau – “Punk Is My Boyfriend” (7″) (Static Shock)
Bohdi vs George The Poet – “My City” (12″) (Push and Run)
Willie Watson – “Keep It Clean” (LP – “Folk Singer Vol 1.”) (Acony)
Them – “Here Comes The Night” (7″) (Decca)
Black Fruit – “Moonwalk” (LP – “She”) (Bandcamp)
Lurka – “KMT” (EP – “Holding”) (Black Acre)
The Lurkers – “Mass Media Believer” (7″) (Beggars Banquet)
Sound Control – “Sound Control in Dub – Side 1″ (Mixtape) (Lion Charge)
Bent Shapes – “86′d in ’03″ (Download) (People In A Position To Know)
Malajusted – “Six Shots” (EP – “Death Is The Only Relief”) (Self Released)
Circle Traps – “You Are” (EP – “Machine City”) (Lex)

Buffet #66 – no family is safe when we sashay

Another month, another Buffet, with the usual nice spread. If you’d like to have a listen click here!

Lyndon's Revolting Cocks sleeve






This is our August tracklist:

1. Future of the Left – Donny of the Decks
2. Mark Lanegan & Duke Garwood – Death Rides a White Horse
3. Perfume Genius – Queen
4. Husker Du – First of the Last Calls
5. Big Deal – Always Boys
6. Slow Club – The Queen’s Nose
7. A Six Million Dollar Man story - The Bionic Beserker (part 1)
8. Revolting Cocks – Do You Think I’m Sexy?
9. The Baroque Brass – Day Tripper
10. The Bionic Beserker (part 2)
11. Castanets – Sway
12. Zammuto – Hegemony
13. The Filipinos – Are You Nervous?
14. The Hold Steady – Oaks

We’re back on 7th September but in the meantime you can catch us on Twitter @buffetdisco @bloodynoradj @lyndonmarquis




When Big Joan Sets Up 1st August – The Wheels Come Off The Wagon

Loudon Wainwright III is, for me, the most consistently insightful chronicler of the human condition of the past 40 years. But you prefer Bob Dylan, don’t you? Because Bob Dylan talks about utopian hermit monks side saddle on the golden calf and that’s like way deep,man and he doesn’t pull funny faces and piss about while he’s singing like Loudon does.

You’re wrong.

When Big Joan Sets Up 1st August – Loudon Wainwright III by Phil Cope on Mixcloud

Bobby Garrett – “Steel Guitar Rag” (LP – “Hank Thompson Live at The Golden Nugget”) (Omni Recording Corporation)
Southern Comfort – “Suzanne” (7″) (Hozac)
Eprom – “Center of the Sun – Bong Ra Remix” (Download) (Rwina)
Loudon Wainwright III – “God and Nature” (LP – “Haven’t Got The Blues (Yet)”) (Proper)
Dry Mouth – “Gone Troppo” (7″) (Virrash)
Royal Headache – “Eloise” (7′) (RIP Society)
Curtis Lynch – “Night Dub” (V/A LP – “Bassbin”) (Necessary Mayhem)
Alvvays – “Adult Diversion” (LP – “Alvvays”) (Polyvinyl/Transgressive)
Loudon Wainwright III – “I Knew Your Mother” (LP – “Haven’t Got The Blues (Yet)”) (Proper)
Dean Blunt – “Mersh VIP” (Download Single) (World Music)
Inga Copeland – “Smitten” (Download Single) (Self Released)
John Jackson – “Nobody’s Business (If I Do)” (V/A “Classic African American Songsters”) (Smithsonian Folkways)
Jabu – “Don’t Fall Down” (EP – “Kwaidan”) (RAMP)
Loudon Wainwright III – “Harmless” (LP – “Haven’t Got The Blues (Yet)”) (Proper)
Girl Band – “De Bom Bom” (7″) (Any Other City)
Beat Happening – “I Love You” (LP – “Beat Happening”) (K)
Coleco – Bizznizz N Ting”(Download) (Ground Mass)

Beacons nearly ready to shine

This week’s Bradford Beat included a preview of the Beacons Festival, featuring bands such as The Fall, Eagulls, Cate Le Bon and Joan As Policewoman.

The full tracklisting for the show was:

St Vincent – Regret
Slow Club – The Pieces
Jimmy Cliff – Guns of Brixton
King Creosote – For One Night Only
Embrace – Quarters
Pixies – Magadalena 318
handmadehands – Sunshine
Neneh Cherry – Buffalo Stance
DZ Deathrays – Less Out of Sync
Stand Alone – Easier Said Than Done
Jack White – Would You Fight For My Love?
Unlce Wally and Uncle Steve – Doing Nothing
Warpaint – Disco/Very
Arcade Fire – Here Comes The Night Time

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Ten Years After – Songs from 2004 & 2014! Going North from Nashville, Monday 28th July, 10-11pm

John & Sue present a selection of tracks from albums 10 years apart, begining with a ‘favorite’ album of 2014…..
1. The Felice Brothers: Lion, from Favorite Waitress, 2014
2. Sufjan Stevens: To be Alone with You, from an early Sufjan offering, 2004′s Seven Swans…..then, bringing us back to the present…
3. Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fires: High Hopes, which features on the band’s eponymous, 2014, debut album……..next, back in time with……..
4. The Indigo Girls: Fil lit up Again, from All That We Let In, 2004
5. Frank Turner: Sweet Albion Blues, from 2014′s Polariod Picture Ep
6. The Lone Bellow: Bleeding Out, featured on their eponymous 2014 album……..back in time for our Dylan/Cohen slot
7. Jennifer Warnes: Sign on the Window, from 2004′s album of country covers, Dylan Country
8. Leonard Cohen: Go No More a Rovin…..Leonard’s cover of a traditional song, from 2004′s Dear Heather
9. Nick Cave: Breathless, from The Lyre of Orpheus, released in 2004 alongside Abattoir Blues……back up to date with…..
10. Beck: Say Goodbye, from Morning Phase, 2014
11. Jack White: Temprary Ground, as featured on his 2014 album, Lazaretto
12. Jon Allen: Hummingbird Blues, from 2014′s Deep River
13. Ethan Johns: You Changed, another 2014 track from Ethan’s The Reckoning……going back in time with…
14. Micah P Hinson: Close Your Eyes, from Micah P Hinson & the Gospel of Progress, 2004….we bring the show to a close with ….
15. REM: Final Straw, from their 2004 album Around The Sun