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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.

Christmas Countdown in full

Happy New Year – and here’s our 2017 Christmas Countdown in full (our favourite tracks of the last 12 months):

1 Jesca Hoop – Memories Are Now
2 Kate Tempest – Tunnel Vision
3 The XX – Say Something Loving
4 This Is The Kit – Moonshine Freeze
5 Idles – Well Done
6 Oumou Sangare – Mogoya
7 Elbow – Magnificent (She Says)
8 Sparks – What The Hell Is It This Time?
9 Josefin Ohrn and the Liberation – Rushing Through My Mind
10 Chastity Belt – Caught In a Lie
11 Glass Mountain – Cowboy Song
12 Morrissey – Spent The Day In Bed
13 Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Holy Mountain
14 Moonlandingz – Black Hanz
15 Carseat Headrest – Unforgiving Girl
16 The Tiny Minds – Jealous Sea
17 Furr – Another Fable
18 Alt-J – 3WW
19 Daughter – Burn it Down
20 Team Picture – Back To Bay Six

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 – the top 5

We’ve unveiled the final part of this year’s Christmas Countdown – and here’s the full list of what we played on our festive special show, which will be repeated on Thursday 29 December from 8pm – 9pm.

Western Dance – What Does It Take?
handmadehands – Over The Edge
Neil Young – Big Box

Christmas Countdown
5. Parquet Courts – Dust
4. Animal Collective – Floridada
3. Sleaford Mods – TCR
2. Field Music – The Noisy Days Are Over
1. Glass Mountain – Glacial

Frank Turner – Get Better
Half Man Half Biscuit – Irk The Purists
Broken Bells – The High Road
Deadwall – The Talk

You can listen again here >

Christmas Countdown 2016 – part three

Three-quarters of the way through our Christmas Countdown 2016 – and a cracking chart it’s proving to be.

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

Goat Girl – Country Sleaze
Glass Mountain – Home in The Weather
Warpaint – So Good
Her Name Is Calla – Kaleidoscoping

Christmas Countdown part 3:
10. The Prettiots – Move to LA
9. Steve Mason – Planet Sizes
8. Radiohead – Burn The Witch
7.  John Grant – Voodoo Doll
6. Too Many Chiefs – Road Trip

Rettward von Duernberg – Be Water
Western Dance – Give Me the Moonlight
Spring King – City

You can listen again here >

Christmas Countdown – part 2

We’re into the second part of the Christmas Countdown – our top 20 tracks of the year:

Western Dance – Here From Nowhere
Chutzpah – Eyes
Savages – Evil
MC5 – I Can Only Give You Everything
Mick Mathers – Looking For Love
Nikka Costa – Everybody Got Their Something

Christmas Countdown part 2 -

15 Blackalicious – The Blow Up
14 Cate Le Bon – Wonderful
13 Fat White Family – The Whitest Boy on the Beach
12 Iggy Pop – Gardenia
11 Kate Tempest – Don’t Fall In

Wilful Missing – Waiting For The snow
Kascarade – Stomp
Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales

You can listen again here >

 

Christmas Countdown 2016 – part 1

Our annual Christmas Countdown is underway – that’s our choice of the best 20 tracks of the year.
Here’s what we played in full on our latest show:
Deadwall – The Talk
Cassels – Flux Analogy
Western Dance – Get Me Some
Terrorvision – Tequila
Christmas Countdown:
20 – Courtney Barnett – New Speedway Boogie
19 – The Delvaux – Further Back
18 – Sinderins – Fayre
17 – Mystery Jets – The World Is Overtaking Me
16 – Daughter – No Care
Frank Turner – Get Better
Primate – Overwound
Wilful Missing – I Am Clay (BCB session)
Glass Mountain – Medicate