Lovin’ the fun

Here’s what we played on our latest show – including Fun Lovin’ Criminals new and old.

Fun Lovin’ Criminals – Smoke ‘Em
Mi Mye – The First Waltz
Dada – Dizz-Knee Land
A Night In November – You and Me
Julia Jacklin – Pressure To Party
The Declining Winter – Break The Elder
Ex Re – Crushing
Talking Heads – Once In A Lifetime
Fun Lovin’ Criminals – Daylight
Angelo Palladino featuring Chris Taylor – Lime House
Fontaines DC – Chequeless Reckless
Dylan Cartlidge – Love Spoons

Pop-punk power

Pop-punk was very much a theme on our latest show, with A Night In November and A among the bands featured

Here’s a full list of the tracks we played:

A – Cheeky Monkey
A Night In November – Halloween
Deehunter – Element
Angelo Palladino featuring Chris Taylor – So Long Greasy Spoon
Royal Trux – White Stuff
Kurt Vile – One-Trick Ponies
Mi Mye – That Night in Thurso
Shy Child – Generation Y (We Got It)
Tony Wright – Music is the Food of Love
Buzzcocks – It’s Not You
The Declining Winter – My World Divided
Beirut – Gallipoli
Benjamin Francis Leftwich – Look Ma!
Oasis – Some Might Say

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RIP Pete Shelley

On our latest show, we paid tribute to Buzzcocks frontman Pete Shelley , who died last month.

Here’s a full list of the tracks we played:

Buzzcocks – Walking Distance
Paul Hardcastle – Nineteen
Mi Mye – That Night in Thurso
Pete Shelley – Qu’est-ce Que C’est Que Ca?
REM – Man in the Moon
The Kinks – Victoria
Angelo Palladino featuring Chris Taylor – Oh Yeah
Buzzcocks – Are Everything
Goat Girl – Cracker Drool
Idles – Samaritans
Buzzcocks – Serious Crime
Photoseptic – Congratulations
A Night In November – Keep Dancin’ (Keep Fightin’)
Pete Shelley – Many A Time

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2018 Christmas Countdown – the full top 20

Here’s the full list of our top 20 tracks of the year – speak to you again in 2019!

1 Field Music – Count It Up
2 Bodega – How Did It Happen?
3 Idles – Danny Nedelko
4 Goat Girl – The Man
5 Sleaford Mods – Stick In a Five And Go
6 Darwin Deez – The World’s Best Kisser
7 The DMAs – For Now
8 Team Picture – (I Want Your) Life Hack
9 Ezra Furman – Suck The Blood From My Wound
10 Parquet Courts – Almost Started a Fight / In and Out of Patience
11 Alice Boman – Heartbeat
12 No Age – Soft Collar Fad
13 Mark Lanegan and Duke Garwood – Feast to Famine
14 Car Seat Headrest – Bodys
15 Angelo Palladino featuring Chris Matthews – Gone
16 Fatoumata Diawara – Nterini
17 Courtney Barnett – Charity
18 Engine – And I Say
19 Everything Is Recorded – Carry Me
20 The Breeders – All Nerve

2018 Christmas Countdown – part 4

Our special festive show featured the top 5 in the 2018 Christmas Countdown – our choice of the best tracks of the year. Here’s the full list of what we played:

Wind-Up Birds – Working Christmas Day
Slow Readers Club – On The TV
Eugene McGuinness – Christmas In Killarney
Dexys – Curragh of Kildare
Mi Mye – That Night In Thurso

Christmas Countdown – part 4
5 Sleaford Mods – Stick In a Five And Go
4 Goat Girl – The Man
3 Idles – Danny Nedelko
2 Bodega – How Did It Happen?
1 Field Music – Count It Up

Staple Singers – Who Took The Merry Out of Christmas?
Whiter Than – Christmas Is No Time To Be An Eco-Warrior
Bella Gaffney – The Devil In Me
Parquet Courts – Wide Awake (Danny Krivit mix)

We’ll be repeating the show from 8pm to 9pm on Thursday 27 December on BCB 106.6FM or you can listen again on Mixcloud.

2018 Christmas Countdown – part 3

We paid tribute to the late Pete Shelley on tonight’s show – as well as moving into the top 10 in our annual Christmas Countdown. Here’s the full list of what we played:

Buzzcocks – Walking Distance
Buzzcocks – Totally From The Heart
Beta Band – Dry The Rain
Angelo Palladino featuring Chris Taylor – The Hawk is Blue
Rainbirds – Mystery Train

Christmas Countdown – part 3
10 Parquet Courts – Almost Started a Fight / In and Out of Patience
9 Ezra Furman – Suck The Blood From My Wound
8 Team Picture – (I Want Your) Life Hack
7 The DMAs – For Now
6 Darwin Deez – The World’s Best Kisser

Mi Mye – That Night In Thurso
Hen Ogledd – Tiny Witch Hunter
Buzzcocks – You Say You Don’t Love Me

 

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2018 Christmas Countdown – part 2

Our latest show featured part 2 of our annual Christmas Countdown.

Here’s a full list of what we played:

The DMAs – The End
Young Cub – Avalanche
Deerhunter – Death in Midsummer
Terrorvision – Celebrity Hit List

Christmas Countdown part 2
15 Angelo Palladino featuring Chris Matthews – Gone
14 Car Seat Headrest – Bodys
13 Mark Lanegan and Duke Garwood – Feast to Famine
12 No Age – Soft Collar Fad
11 Alice Boman – Heartbeat

Slow Readers Club – You Opened My Heart
Glass Mountain – Gin Flows Through My Veins
Graham Coxon – Look Into The Light

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2018 Christmas Countdown – part 1

We’ve unveiled the first five tracks in our Christmas Countdown, our top 20 of the year.

Here’s the full list of what we played:

Embrace – All You Good Good People
Beirut – Gallipoli
Mi Mye – That Night in Thurso
Snapped Ankles – Drink and Glide

Christmas Countdown part 1
20 The Breeders – All Nerve
19 Everything Is Recorded – Carry Me
18 Engine – And I Say
17 Courtney Barnett – Charity
16 Fatoumata Diawara – Nterini

Rusty Pops – Walking Down The Street
Soak – Everybody Loves You
Kurt Vile – Bassackwards

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Christmas Countdown is a-coming!

Our annual chart of the Top 20 tracks of the year will be getting underway next week.
We’ve been doing the Christmas Countdown every year since 2005 – and this year’s selection of our favourite songs of 2018 will kick off on Bradford Beat on Thursday 29 November at 8pm.
There’s no public vote as such but we welcome your input – so if you have any suggestions for what should be included, drop us a line at simon.ashberry@bcbradio.co.uk or leave a reply above.
We’ll be playing five tracks each week with the Top 5 being revealed on 20 December

Getting Salty

This week’s show looks ahead to some of the gigs taking place at a new venue called the Salt Beer Factory. here’s the full list if what we played:

Mi Mye – That Night In Thurso
Darwin Deez – Say It First
Team Picture – (I Have A) Little Secret
Wilul Missing – I am Clay
Flaming Lips – A Spoonful Weighs A Ton
Glass Mountain – Overthinking
Jon Hopkins – Singularity
Angelo Palladino featuring Chris Taylor – Oh Yeah
Deerhunter – Death In Midsummer
Slow Readers Club – On The TV
Tony Wright and Ryan Hamilton – Jolene
Vessels – The Sky Was Pink
The DMAs – Health
Xylouris White – Only Love

You can listen again here on Mixcloud >