Category Archives: Competitions

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis competition

This week on BCB we are giving away the soundtrack to The Road, by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, and also a compilation of their film and TV music called White Lunar.

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is email us with the answer to this simple question:

The Road is based on the 2006 novel by Cormac McCarthy. Cormac McCarthy is the author of which previous Oscar-winning book-turned-film?
A – No Country For Old Men
B – Citizen Kane
C – Gone With The Wind

Email your answers to studio [at] bcbradio.co.uk by midnight on Sunday 14th February 2010. Please put The Road competition in the subject line of the email.

Charlotte Gainsbourg album competition

This week on BCB we are giving away IRM, the new album by Charlotte Gainsbourg.

Charlotte Gainsbourg - IRM

Charlotte Gainsbourg - IRM

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is email us with the answer to this simple question:

Charlotte is the daughter of Serge Gainsbourg. Was Serge French, Welsh or Scottish?

Email your answers to studio [at] bcbradio.co.uk by midnight on Sunday 7th February 2010. Please put Charlotte Gainsbourg competition in the subject line of the email.

Vampire Weekend album competition

This week on BCB we are giving away Contra, the new album by Vampire Weekend.

Vampire Weekend - Contra

Vampire Weekend - Contra

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is email us with the answer to this simple question:

Which of the following would you be most likely to use to scare away a vampire?
A) Horlicks
B) magic tricks
C) garlic

Email your answers to studio [at] bcbradio.co.uk by midnight on Sunday 31st January 2010. Please put Vampire Weekend competition in the subject line of the email.

Boo Hewerdine album competition

This week on BCB we are giving away God Bless The Pretty Things, the 2009 album by Boo Hewerdine.

Boo Hewerdine - God Bless The Pretty Things

Boo Hewerdine - God Bless The Pretty Things

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is email us with the answer to this simple question:

The Pretty Things are a rock band. When were they formed?
a. 1941
b. 1963
c. 2010

Email your answers to studio [at] bcbradio.co.uk by midnight on Sunday 24th January. Please put Boo competition in the subject line of the email.

Rough Trade Indiepop 09 competition

This week on BCB we are giving away Rough Trade Indiepop 09, a compilation of outstanding quality.

Rough Trade Indiepop 09

Rough Trade Indiepop 09

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is email us with the answer to this simple question:

Which of the following is a type of pop?
A) milk
B) lemonade
C) tea

Email your answers to studio [at] bcbradio.co.uk by midnight on Sunday 17th January. Please put Indiepop competition in the subject line of the email.

Iron And Wine album competition

This week on BCB we are giving away Around The Well, the 2009 compilation by Iron And Wine.

Iron & Wine - Around The Well

Iron & Wine - Around The Well

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is email us with the answer to this simple question:

What are you most likely to find at the bottom of a well?
A) water
B) parsnips
C) elephants

Email your answers to studio [at] bcbradio.co.uk by midnight on Sunday 10th January. Please put Iron and Wine competition in the subject line of the email.

The Phantom Band album competition

This week on BCB we are giving away Checkmate Savage, the debut album by The Phantom Band.

The Phantom Band - Checkmate Savate

The Phantom Band - Checkmate Savate

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is email us with the answer to this simple question:

In which of the following board games are you most likely to reach checkmate?
A) Ludo
B) Connect 4
C) Chess

Email your answers to studio [at] bcbradio.co.uk by midnight on Sunday 27th December. Please put The Phantom Band competition in the subject line of the email. The winner will be drawn next Wednesday in my show, between 8 and 9pm.

The Antlers album competition

This week on BCB we are giving away Hospice, the debut album by The Antlers.
All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is email us with the answer to this simple question:
Which of the following festive animals have antlers?
A) Turkeys
B) Reindeer
C) Elves
Email your answers to studio [at] bcbradio.co.uk by midnight on Sunday 20th December.  The winner will be drawn next Wednesday in my show, between 8 and 9pm.

This week on BCB we are giving away Hospice, the debut album by The Antlers.

The Antlers - Hospice

The Antlers - Hospice

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is email us with the answer to this simple question:

Which of the following festive animals have antlers?
A) Turkeys
B) Reindeer
C) Elves

Email your answers to studio [at] bcbradio.co.uk by midnight on Sunday 20th December.  Please put Antlers competition in the subject line of the email.  The winner will be drawn next Wednesday in my show, between 8 and 9pm.

The Peppermint Lounge in session on The BCB Sessions!

Hi folks,

We had a treaty treat on Wednesday’s show – a session from The Peppermint Lounge. They’re based in Leeds and their music’s really hard to describe but reminds me of The Beta Band & Hot Chip – not bad eh!

Acoustic number

Acoustic number

Also Phil Collins’ vox made an appearance – not something I’d usually big up / do but it’s a top remix from a local outfit.

We’re offering you the chance to win Graham Coxon’s latest album – check Albert’s blog for details. Deadline’s midnight Sunday 13th Dec 09.

If you missed the programme, no worries -  it’s repeated on Saturday at 7pm (12th Dec).

Here’s the list of tunes:
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Graham Coxon album competition

This week on BCB we are giving away The Spinning Top, the latest album by Graham Coxon.

Graham Coxon - The Spinning Top

Graham Coxon - The Spinning Top

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is email us with the answer to this simple question:

In which of the following bands did Graham Coxon make his name?

A) The Beatles
B) The Beach Boys
C) Blur

Email your answers to studio [at] bcbradio.co.uk by midnight on Sunday 13th December.  The winner will be drawn next Wednesday in my show, between 8 and 9pm.