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Looking ahead

This week’s Bradford Beat cast an eye ahead to some of the exciting live music events happening around West Yorkshire in 2018. Here’s the full list of what we played on the show:

This Is The Kit – Be My Demon Eye
Young Cub – Avalanche
Morrissey – Jacky’s Only Happy When She’s Up On The Stage
Skeletal Famly – So Sure
Wolf Alice – Don’t Delete The Kisses
Juliana Hatfield – Universal Heart Beat
Goat Girl – Crow Cries
The National – Turtleneck
Iron and Wine – Call It Dreaming
Tune-Yards – Look At Your Hands
The Beat – Hands Off, She’s Mine
Alt-J – Pleader
The Selecter – Too Much Pressure

You can listen again here >

Christmas Countdown 2017 – part 4

So now we can reveal our top 5 favourite tracks of 2017.

Here’s the full list of what we played on our festival special edition:

Staple Singers – Who Took The Merry out of Christmas?
The Tragically Hip – We’ll Go Too
Iron and Wine – About A Bruise
Wind-Up Birds – Working Christmas Day

Christmas Countdown Top 5
5 Idles – Well Done
4 This Is The Kit – Moonshine Freeze
3 The XX – Say Something Loving
2 Kate Tempest – Tunnel Vision
1 Jesca Hoop – Memories Are Now

Alt-J – Pleader
The Waitresses – Christmas Wrapping
Fats Domino – The Fat Man
Asian Dub Foundation – Taa Deem

You can listen again here - and we’ll also be repeating the show from 8pm to 9pm on Thursday 28 December

Christmas Countdown 2017 – part 3

Now we’re into the Top 10 in the Christmas Countdown – our favourite 20 tracks of the year.

Team Picture – Back To Bay Six
Billy Bragg – World Turned Upside Down
Terrorvision – Celebrity Hit List
British Sea Power – Bad Bohemian

Christmas Countdown

10 Chastity Belt – Caught In a Lie
9 Josefin Ohrn and the Liberation – Rushing Through My Mind
8 Sparks – What The Hell Is It This Time?
7 Elbow – Magnificent (She Says)
6 Oumou Sangare – Mogoya

Young Cub – Fragile
Animal Collective – My Girls
The Duke Spirit – Serenade
The Breeders – Wait In The Car
Reef – Place Your Hands

You can listen again here >

Christmas Countdown 2017 – part 2

We’re halfway through our favourite tracks of the year.

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

Skeletal Family – I Have Changed
Tune-Yards – Look At Your Hands
Felt – Primitive Painters

Christmas Countdown:

15 Carseat Headrest – Unforgiving Girl
14 Moonlandingz – Black Hanz
13 Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Holy Mountain
12 Morrissey – Spent The Day In Bed
11 Glass Mountain – Cowboy Song

The National – Turtleneck
Magic Mountain – Zodiac
Alt-J – Pleader (Mr Jukes remix)
Young Cub – Avalanche
Circa Waves – Young Chasers

On Thursday 14 December from 8pm to 9pm we’ll be starting on the top 10

You can listen again here >

 

Christmas Countdown 2017 – part 1

We’ve embarked on this year’s Christmas Countdown – our choice of the best 20 tracks of the year.

As usual we’ll be playing five tracks a week up to Christmmas.

Young Cub – Fragile
Morrissey – Jacky’s Only Happy When She’s Up On The Stage
This Is The Kit – By My Demon Eye
Skeletal Family – Don’t be Denied
Superfood – Where’s The Bass Amp?

Christmas Countdown:
20 Team Picture – Back To Bay Six
19 Daughter – Burn it Down
18 Alt-J – 3WW
17 Furr – Another Fable
16 The Tiny Minds – Jealous Sea

Wolf Alice – Don’t Delete The Kisses
Jon Jones and the Beatnik Movement – No Brainer
Tony Toni Tone – Thinking Of You
The Tiny Minds – Jealous Sea

You can listen again here >

Now, we know it’s still November, but…

The Christmas Countdown starts this week!

Tune in to Bradford Beat on Thursday (30 Nov) from 8pm to pm to hear the first instalment of our top 20 of the best tracks of the year.

We’ll be playing five tracks each week with the top five being broadcast in our Christmas special show on 21 December.

Meanwhile, you can listen again to our interview with Keighley band Young Cub

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

Fats Domino – The Fat Man
Skeletal Family – Trees
Young Cub – Avalanche
Jim Jones and the Beatnik Movement – No Brainer
Gomez – Get Miles
Goat Girl – Cracker Drool
Western Dance – Overwound
Young Cub – Fragile
Terrorvision – Oblivion

Young Cub in the studio

Don’t miss Tom and Adam from the Keighley band Young Cub on this week’s show (Thursday 16 November 8pm  – 9pm)

One of their tracks also featured on out latest show – here’s the full list of what we played:

Fast Domino – I’m Walking
Young Cub – Avalanche
Futureheads – The Connector
Wilful Missing – Bright Moon Rising
Embrace – Fireworks
Iron and Wine – Song in Stone
Queens of the Stone Age – Feet Don’t Fail Me Now
Chastity Belt – Caught In a Lie
Skeletal Family – This Time
Magic Mountain – Zodiac
Superfood – Where’s the Bass Amp?
Alt-J – Pleader
Gomez – Devil Will Ride

You can listen again here >

RIP Sean Hughes

This week’s tracklisting featured the Terrorvision hit Tequila – played in tribute to the late comedian Sean Hughes, who appeared in the video for it.

The full list of what we played is:

Terrorvision – Tom Petty Loves Veruca Salt
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Holy Mountain
Skeletal Family – She Cries Alone (acoustic version)
The Breeders – Wait in The Car
Young Cub – Fragile
Oumou Sangare – Mogoya
Psychlona – Juju
Superfood – Unstoppable
Wind-Up Birds – Popman
St Vincent – Los Ageless
Jon Jones and the Beatnik Movement – No Brainer
This Is The Kit – By My Demon Eye
Secret Machines – All At Once (It’s Not Important)
Terrorvision – Tequila (Mint Royale Slammer Mix)

You can listen again here >

Skeletal Family special

There’s another chance to hear our special show featuring Stan and Anne-Marie from Keighley band Skeletal Family tonight (Thursday 12 Oct) from 8pm – 9pm.

Here’s a full list of what tracks we played

Tom Petty – Don’t Come Around Here No More
Shed Seven – There’s Room In My House
Terrorvision – Rock Radio
Skeletal Family – Promised Land
Ghost Dance – Yesterday Again
Goat Girl – Crow Cries
Cee Lo Green – Forget You
Jon Jones and the Beatnik Movement – No Brainer
Young Cub – Avalanche

Listen again here >

 

Don’t miss Skeletal Family

We’ll have Stan and Anne-Marie from Keighley band Skeletal Family as studio guests on this week’s Bradford Beat from 8pm – 9pm tonight (Thursday 5 October)

Meanwhile here’s what we played last week:

Morrissey – Spent The Day In Bed
Alt-J – Deadcrush
This is The Kit – Hotter Colder
Jon Jones and the Beatnik Movement – No Brainer
Belle and Sebastian – We Were Beautiful
Stand Alone – Save You (BCB session)
Daughter _ Burn it Down
Embrace – Target
Ben Harper – Glory and Consequence
Magic Mountain – Zodiac
Oumou Sangare – Minata Waraba
Car Seat Headrest – War Is Coming (If You Want It)
Pigeon Detectives – Enemy Lines

You can listen again here >