Mercury revs up

Bradford Beat has been gearing up for the announcement of this year’s Mercury Prize winner by highlighting three of the shortlisted albums – by Soak, Ghostpoet and Wolf Alice.

Here’s the full list of what we played on our latest show – which will be repeated from 8pm to 9pm on Thursday 19 November:

Terrorvision – American TV
Editors – Ocean of Night
The Delvaux – Trouble Buried Deep
Soak – Reckless Behaviour
Soak – Blud
Wolf Alice – Your Loves Whore
Wolf Alice – You’re A Germ
Ghostpoet – Off Peak Dreams
Ghostpoet – X Marks The Spot
Forward Russia – 9
Daughter – Doing The Right Thing
Too Many Chiefs – Devil Bird
Soak – Be A Nobody

You can listen again here

Fireworks of the aural variety

Bradford Beat’s bumper bonfire night of tuneage consisted of the following:

Embrace – Fireworks
Low – What Part of Me
The Spills – A Film and a Frame
Soak – Reckless Behaviour
The Delvaux – Spider’s Bride
Public Service Broadcasting – Korolev
Venusian Plow – Ed Canaveral
The Prettiots – Stabler
Captain Beefheart – Tropical Hotdog Night
Billy DeLines – I’m A Blues Man
Bear’s Den – Agape
Vessels  As You Are
Tame Impala – Let It Happen

You can listen again to the show here

“There’s a ghost in my show”

We played some ghostly tunes to mark Hallowe’en, as is apparently traditional.

Here’s the full list:

Wolf Alice – Freazy
Embrace – I Run
Terrorvision – Alice, What’s The Matter?
Frankie Laine – Ghost Rider In The Sky
Public Service Broadcasting – Sputnik
Wilful missing – Ghosts
Euros Childs – Fruit and Veg
Vessels – Echo In
Camera Obscura – Lloyd, I’m Ready To Be Heartbroken
Stand Alone – This Is Ours
R Dean Taylor – There’s a Ghost in my House
Nick Toczek – Head Came Off
New Order – Tutti Frutti

Listen again by clicking here


Loads of new music! Buffet #85

If you tuned in, we thank you. If you’re here to find out how to catch up, click on this bit. We played quite a lot of new stuff, including a new one from Field Music, which had me going “This is totally Prince!” So I Tweeted them and they said ‘yes’, we loves Parade (it’s also one of my fave LPs).

And here’s a list of what we played…

1. The Mike Sammes Singers – First Lady (jingle)
2. Savages – Answer
3. John Grant – Snug Slacks
4. Tender Prey – Please Pain Principle
5. Low – No Comprende
6. Loyle Carner – Ain’t Nothing Changed
7. Craig Finn – Sarah, Calling From a Hotel
8. Skinny Girl Diet – Silver Spoons
9. Einsturzende Neubauten – Sag Mir Wo Die Blumen Sind
10. Field Music – The Noisy Days Are Over
11. John Grant and the BBC Philharmonic – Queen of Denmark
12. Jane Weaver – Time Will Steal
13. No Means No – Now
14. Vieux Farka Toure & Julia Easterline – Little Things
15. Cardiacs – Nurses Whispering Verses

We’re back on 29th November – cheers!

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Thoughts turning already to end-of-year lists…

We’re already looking ahead here on Bradford Beat to the 2015 Christmas Countdown – our top 20 tracks of the year. Meanwhile here’s what we played on this week’s show:

The Maccabees – Spit It Out
Tasmin Archer – New Amsterdam
Jeffrey Lewis and Los Bolts – Outta Town
Stand Alone – False Beginnings
Euros Childs – Horse and Cart
The Delvaux – Deco Doll
Steve – Two Point Nearly Zero
Sunshine Underground – My Army
The Libertines – Heart of the Matter
Allusondrugs – Magic College
Lord Huron – Hurricane
Too Many Chiefs – Devil Bird
Embrace – Follow You Home
Paul Weller – I’m Where I Should Be

You can listen again here

Oldies but goodies

Some favourite older tracks by Bradford artists such as Harmacy and Tasmin Archer featured in the latest edition of Bradford Beat. Here’s the full list of what we played:

Stand Alone – Easier Said Than Done
The Clang Group – Shipbuilding
Tasmin Archer – Shipbuilding
Euros Childs – Fruit and Veg
Harmacy – On The Waves
Kurt Vile  Pretty Pimpin’
handmadehands – I Did Nothing
Low – What Part Of Me
The Delvaux – Nightman
The Prettiots – Suicide Hotline
Imani Hekima – Just Beneath The Dub
Wolf Alice – You’re A Germ
Vessels – Echo In
Soak – Be A Nobody
Sentimentalists – Poppa’s Stoned On Chemicals Again

You can listen again here


Catching up with ourselves (Buffets #82, #83 and #84!)

Alright?! We haven’t posted on here for ages, so consider this a massive catch up. Jimmy May joined us on Sunday 4th October, which you can hear here. Track-list as follows:

1. Demob Happy – Suffer You
2. Fidlar – Drone
3. Kodiak Deathbeds – Against The Wind
4. Brass Tracks – Corduroy
5. Young Fathers – 27
6. Gentleman’s Dub Club – Emergency
7. Jeffery Lewis and the Lost Bolts – Outta Town
8. Xpansions – Move Your Body
9. Shri – Tarana
10. Blur – Trimm Trabb
11. Peaches ft. Kim Gordon – Close Up
12. Dillinger ft. MC Skibadee – Twist Em Out
13. Deerhunter – Breaker
14. Jay Star – Sugar Screen
15. Emilie & Ogden – What Happened

And if you’d like to listen to the previous couple of shows here’s a link to show #82 and click on this bit for #83.

AND IN OTHER NEWS! We are DJ-ing a fundraiser for Bradford People’s Assembly on Friday 13th November at Kirkgate Centre, Shipley. Come join the fun!

We’re back on-air November 1st!

Team Buffet x

Tonight, Josephine – twice!

Two different songs both called Josephine – but entirely different – were among the fare served up by this week’s Bradford Beat.

Here’s the full list of what we played:

Frank Turner – Josephine
Terrorvision – Josephine
Drenge – The Woods
Captain Beefheart – Clear Spot
Low – What Part Of Me?
Stand Alone – Demons
Kyuss – Gardenia
The Delvaux – Deco Doll
The Proclaimers – Throw the R Away
Laika Dog – Daddy, What’s Your Soul?
Alabama Shakes – Shoegaze
Paul Weller – Where I Should Be
Too Many Chiefs – Devil Bird

Listen again to the show here

A very Special trombonist

The latest edition of Bradford Beat remembered the Rico Rodriguez, sometime trombonist with The Specials.

Here’s the full list of tracks we played:

The Specials – A Message To You Rudy
The Delvaux – At The Jeunesse Doree
Wolf Alice – You’re A Germ
Eaves – Pylons
Blur – Ong Ong
Allusondrugs – Magic College
New Order – Restless
Monty Casino – Put Me Back On My Bike
Albert Hammond Jr – Losing Touch
Vessels – Elliptic
Marika Hackman – Next Year
Embrace – All You Good Good People
Bear’s Den – Elysium
Too Many Chiefs – Devil Bird

You can listen again here

Myrtley awesome dude

Here’s the full tracklisting for our Bingley Music Live special:

Embrace – Come Back To What You Know
New Order – Age of Consent
Chutzpah – Eyes
Soak – Be A Nobody
Stand Alone – This Is Ours
The Beat – Too Nice To Talk To
Cast – Fine Time
James – Sit Down
Ash – Girl From Mars
Idlewild – Out of Routine
Super Furry Animals – Golden Retriever
Blur – New World Towers
Embrace – The Love it Takes

You can listen again here