Sad losses

Even before we heard about the death of BB King, we were mourning the loss of Errol Brown and Ben E King.

We paid tribute to the latter two in the latest edition of Bradford Beat. Here’s what we played:

Hot Chocolate – Everyone’s A Winner
Malibu Stacey -  Horses
Balthazar – Then What
Rev Chunky/Jam Sponge – Wednesday Downers
Beans of Toast – Nola Honeymoon
Eaves – Pylons
Ghostpoet – X Marks The Spot
The Delvaux – Apology To Rosamund
Lord Huron – The World Ender
Alt-J – The Gospel of John Hurt
Ben E King – I Who Have Nothing
Vessels – On Your Own Ten Toes

You can listen again here

This is what democracy sounds like (Buffet #79, broadcast 17th May)

Missed Buffet on the radio? Tune in here!

And this is what we played…

1. Gossip – Standing in the Way of Control
2. Speedy Ortiz – Raising the Skate
3. Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba – Abe Sumaya
4. Tame Impala – Disciples
5. dan le sac vs Scroobius Pip – Stiff Upper Lip
6. Super Furry Animals – Ymaelodi
7. Jean Jaques Perrey and David Chazam – Gossip Popperpetuo
8. Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy – Television
9.Young Knives – Something Cheap
10. Le Tigre – New Kicks
11. Alan Price – Poor People
12. Joanna Gruesome – Last Year
13. Callaghan – For Goodness Sake
14. The Raincoats – Don’t Be Mean
15. Suuns and Jerusalem in My Heart – Battam Babey
We’re back on Sunday 14th June. We’ll probably STILL be going on about Primaverasound…


Vote with your ears

As election time approaches, vote with your ears and listen again to the latest edition of Bradford Beat.

Here’s what we played:

To Kill A King – Compare Scars
Vessels – Glass Lake
Maccabees – Marks To Prove It
The Delvaux – Nightman
Warpaint – I’ll Start Believing
Threshold Shift – Hang In There
Laura Marling – Gurdjieff’s Daughter
Whiter Than – Planning A Journey
Thurston Moore – Detonation
Alt-J – Gospel of John Hurt
Tame Impala – Let It Happen
Malibu Stacey – Grade A Fellini
Public Service Broadcasting – Go!

Buffet #78

It’s a nice spread! And this month Jimmy May joins Maria to spin some of his current faves (and inject some much needed youthfulness). The podcast is available over on Mixcloud. This is what we played!

1. Monotony – Luxury Flats
2. SLUG – Running to Get Past Your Heart
3. US Girls – Damn That Valley
4. Sufjan Stevens – Drawn to the Blood
5. Drenge – We Can Do What We Want
6. FFS – Piss Off
7. Peace – I’m a Girl
8. Tanya Tagaq – Caribou
9. Handbook – Would I Lie to You
10. FKA Twigs – Glass & Patron
11. Fono – Real Joy
12. Noura Mint Seymali – Tzenni
13. Rat Boy – Sportswear
14. Monotony – Human Troll
15. Big Hard Excellent Fish – And The Question Remains

The last track is in dedication to the late Josie Jones. The video is worth 8 minutes of your time.


We’re back on May 17th – laters!

Team Buffet

Get set for Record Store Day

It’s Record Store Day this weekend – and Shipley band The Delvaux are using the occasion to launch their album Blunderkammer at the Record Cafe in Bradford.

Here’s what we played on our latest edition of Bradford Beat – including a couple by The Delvaux:

The Delvaux – When Ownership Shifts
Public Service Broadcasting – Go!
Leafeater – She’s So Fine
Paul Weller – Saturn’s Pattern
Vessels – Echo In
Superfood – You Can Believe
Billy Delines – Everybody’s Gotta Make A Change Some Time
Bear’s Den – Agape
Eaves – Pylons
Pop Group – Mad Truth
Whiter Than – Note to Self
The Broux – Knock Three Times
The Delvaux – At The Jeunesse Doree

Cold Easter

It might be T-shirt weather now but it WAS cold when this show was broadcast, honest!

Here’s what we played on on Easter special anyway:

Ricky Ross – Cold Easter
Anita Madigan – Run With The Bulls
Clang Group – Shipbuilding
Malibu Stacey – Init2winit
Lone Lady – Groove It Out
The Delvaux – Trouble Buried Deep
Neil Young – Down To The Wire
Ghostpoet – Yes, I Helped you Pack
Dragster – Meteorite
Vessels – Vertical
Thurston Moore – Speak To The Wild
The Delvaux – Hawk of the North

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Spring is in the air

The latest edition of Bradford Beat endeavoured to find a springtime vibe.

Here are all the tracks we played:

Ghostpoet – X Marks The Spot
Alt-J – Ballad of John Hurt
Seasick Steve – Summertime Blues
The Pop Group – Box 9
Trip and Stumble – The Ovaltinies
Warpaint – No Way Out
Vessels – Attica
Whiter Than – Trying Hard to be Myself
Marika Hackman – Animal Fear
The Delvaux – The Fountain Statues
Wolf Alice – Giant Peach
Rolling Stones – It’s All Over now
Terrorvision – Tequila

You can listen again here

Buffet #77 We let SXSW do all the work for us…

WP_20150319_001Obviously I’ve never been to South by South West (I live in hope) but each year I listen to the Austin 100, as compiled by Stephen Thompson, and pick a few tracks for our radio show. If you want to take advantage of the free downloads you have until April 2nd, so pull your finger out. It’s worth noting that SXSW has no problem booking female artists – Reading/Leeds really could learn a thing or two…

Here’s what we played on Buffet:

1. Summer Cannibals – Something New
2. Doomtree – Gray Duck
3. La Luz – Pink Slime
4. GABI – Fleece
5. Metz – Acetate
6. Terakaft – Tafouk Tele (The Sun is There)
7. Xetas - The Point
8. Tingle in the Netherlands – Housewife’s Lament
9. Mantar – Spit
10. Mama Cass and The Big Three – Young Girl’s Lament
11. Hinds – Bamboo
12. Aerial Pink – Dayzed Inn Daydreams
13. Swans – Screen Shot

We’re back on 19th April – hope you can join us!

Albums ahoy

Two exciting new album releases have landed at BCB Towers.

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be playing most – if not all – of the tracks on the new releases by The Delvaux (from Shipley) and Leeds-based Vessels.

Both new albums featured on the latest edition of Bradford Beat – here’s the full list of what we played:

Benjamin Booker – Wicked Waters
Vessels – Echo In
Wolf Alice – Giant Peach
Portico featuring Joe Newman – 101
Decemberists – Cavalry Captain
The Delvaux – Viesalgia
Parma Violets – Danger in the Club
Warpaint – No Way Out
Chutzpah – Eyes
Seasick Steve – Summertime Boy
Zed – White Knuckle Ride
Cold War Kids – Hot Coals
Vessels – Elliptic

You can listen again here

Buffet #76 An Hour of Fanny Power

Buffet 2 smlIt’s International Ladies day 2015 – whoop! Maria and Jenny put on a well good spread, which you can hear again if you want. And this is what we played:

1. Duchess Says – Tenen Non Neu
2. Hanne Hukkelberg – Ease
3. Angel Haze – A Tribe Called Red
4. Gwenno – Chwyldro
5. Du Blonde – Black Flag
6. Band of Susans – Ice Age
7. Viv Albertine – Confessions of a MILF
8. ESG – Dance to the Beat of Moody
9. Mama Cass & The Big Three – Wild Women
10. Marnie Stern – Year of the Glad
11. Soak -Sea Creatures
12. M.I.A. – Boyz
13. Screaming Females – Criminal Image
14. The Tuts – Do I have to Look for Love
15. Tiny Too – World Between Us

We are back with more Fanny Power, most likely with some sausage, on Sunday 22nd March.