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 – [...]

Happy Record Store Day

If you’re at a loose end today, why not buy some vinyl from an independent record shop to support Record Store Day? Talking of which, you could win the vinyl compilation album The Hare and The Bull which is being release by Bradford record label  to mark the event. It features tracks by The Sentimentalists, [...]

Eclectic Mainline 17th April 2013 – Record Store Day preview

This Saturday is Record Store Day.  Each year when I preview this event in my BCB show I notice the list of special, very limited, releases grow and grow.  Apparently this year there are 500 such releases.   Now, I love Record Store Day, and what it does for independent record shops.  However, I think there [...]

Eclectic Mainline 18th April 2012 – Record Store Day special

Tonight’s was a special show dedicated to releases that are coming on on Saturday 21st April, the annual Record Store Day event.  The official UK Record Store Day 2012 website has a full list of releases coming out on the day.   During the show I spoke to Adam of Jumbo Records in Leeds.  Jumbo have [...]

Eclectic Mainline 14th April 2010 – Record Store Day preview

This Saturday, 17th April, is Record Store Day, the day on which we celebrate the independent record shop and acknowledge its importance to music. This year there are dozens of special limited edition releases coming out to mark the day (many limited to just 1000 or even as few as 100 copies). For a full [...]

An excellent selection of new music for bank holiday listening!

New songs from a  rich variety of artists - including GNfN  favourites & others new to the show. 1. The  Handsome Family: Octopus from their new ‘bugs & beasties’ themed album Wilderness. Then, from Leeds………. 2. Fossil Collective: How Was I To Know, lovely track from debut album Tell Where I Lie 3. Jonny Walker: Song for Bernie - from [...]

Jumbo Records 40th anniversary

This Saturday Jumbo Records in Leeds celebrate their 40th anniversary.  An awful lot has changed in the music industry over the past 40 years.  But one thing that hasn’t changed, is that Jumbo have remained brilliant.   If you heard The BCB Sessions with Laura Rawlings on Wednesday, you will have heard her talking to [...]

Too Much Too Young for Wednesday 14/4/10

This Week’s Too Much Too Young is packed full of great music. We started with Yo Mama by Peggy Sue, who have just released their debut album and are sounding sweet. Before playing new and classic tracks from the likes of She and Him, Flight of the Conchords, The Anniversary and Two Door Cinema Club.

Eclectic Mainline 5th March 2014

Hype about this year’s Record Store Day (sorry, Record Shop Day as Phil Cope keeps reminding me) is building.  The only thing I’ve actually heard so far that’s coming out on 19th April is a new tune by Spiritualized from a compilation LP of music incorporating sounds from Voyager space probes: Also in this week’s [...]