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Matters relating to Simon Ashberry’s Bradford Beat show on Thursdays at 8pm (UK time)

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 >

Better late then never

I complete forgot to post the tracks from our previous show – here they are!

Primate – Overwound
The National – The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness
Magic Mountain – Zodiac
Kate Tempest – Tunnel Vision
Embrace – Refugees
Super Cat – Fight Fi Power
Stand Alone – Save You (BCB session)
Iron and Wine – The Truest Stars They Know
The XX – I Dare You
The Seagulls – I Know, I Know, I Know
Oumou Sangare – Mogoya
Jon Jones and the Beatnik Movement – No Brainer
Superfood – Unstoppable

Listen again here >

Late summer sounds

We played some tunes to mark late summer on the latest edition of Bradford Beat. Here’s the full list of what we played:

Iron and Wine – Summer Clouds
Urge Overkill – Positively Bleeding
Stand Alone – Never Stand Alone (live BCB session)
Amadou and Mariam – Filaou Bessame
Methera – Fox/Blackbird
Wolf Alice – Beautifully Unconventional
Old Joe Zydeo – Zydeco Gris Gris
Kate Tempest – Tunnel Vision
The Seagulls – Choke You In Your Sleep
Oumou Sangare – Yere Faga
Glass Mountain – Cowboy Song
Superfood – Unstoppable
Sparks – Edith Piaf (Said It Better)

You can listen again here >

Where it all Leeds…

This week’s show saw us bemoaning the lack of women performing on the main stages at this year’s Leeds Festival – despite the launch of a new initiative to promote female talent!

Here’s what we played:

Alt-J – Deadcrush
Superfood – Unstoppable
Oumou Sangare – Mogoya
Stand Alone – Save You (BCB session)
Smoking Popes – I Need You Around
The Seagulls – Silver or Lead
The XX – I Dare You
This Is The Kit – Moonshine Freeze
Chastity Belt – Caught In A Lie
Kwai Change Caine – Kwai Change Caine
Honeyblood – Love Is A Diseas
Haim – If I Could Change Your Mind
Methera – Ramsegrubben

You can listen again here >

Stand Alone in session

Here’s a reminder that you can still hear our Stand Alone acoustic session – you can listen again here

This is the full list of the music on that edition of Bradford Beat:

Queens of the Stone Age – The Way You Used To Do
Stand Alone – Save You (BCB session)
Stand Alone – Never Stand Alone (BCB session)
Stand Alone – False Beginnings (BCB session)
This Is The Kit – Moonshine Freeze
Stand Alone – Learn How To Feel
Furr – Another Fable