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Twin Shadow, Jasmine Kennedy and Piney Gir on The BCB Sessions!

Wednesday 1st Feb 2012 on The BCB Sessions


Lots of treats for you on this week’s show…starting with west Yorkshire lovelies, The Rosie Taylor Project. We’ve got a couple of session tracks from the archives with local artists. Plus something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. See if you can figure out which is which…

The Rosie Taylor Project – PeelS

Twin Shadow – Castles in the snow

Craig Finn – Honolulu blues

Seefeel – Dead guitars

Review of Big Society at City Varieties – in a nutshell, go see. Don’t hang about cus it’s only on until the 4th Feb.

The Soft Hills – Phoenix

Fujiya & Miyagi – Your silent face (from Mojo presents New Order’s Power, Corruption and Lies, re-recorded

Jasmine Kennedy (BCB Session archive) – Good for each other

Maia (BCB Session archive) – Sidelines

Wiful Missing – Powerful pill (from their new album Molehills out of Mountains)

Mr Oizo – EDN

Hanni el Khatib – Human fly

Piney Gir – Outta sight

This is first aid kit – Tiger mountain peasant song

Still Flyin – Stay wild, tokelau

Back next Wednesday night at 9pm on www.bcbradio.co.uk and 106.6fm in Bradford.


23rd March – Jasmine Kennedy on The BCB Sessions!

Hello you,

Hope you enjoyed the show…Jasmine Kennedy’s session sounded great. She’s got such a soulful voice – listening back to the tracks made me really smile. If you missed the show, you can listen again via www.bcbradio.co.uk click on ‘listen again’ and scroll down for The BCB Sessions, 23rd March, 9pm. Thanks Jasmine for popping in. She’s got some gigs coming up so for the dates go to http://jasminekennedy.co.uk/home

If you’d like to get your music on the show – perhaps record a session – then get in touch. Just email me: laura.rawlings@bcbradio.co.uk and I’ll get my people to talk to your people and we’ll sort it. No, seriously, it’s not that complicated….

So this is what we served up:

Pete and the Pirates – United

The Death Set – We are going anywhere men

Love Inks – Black eye

Jasmine Kennedy interview

Jasmine Kennedy (BCB Session) – Good for each other

Smith Westerns – Weekend

Husky Rescue – Fast lane

Battles – Ice cream

Jasmine Kennedy (BCB Session) – Dinner for breakfast

About Group – Don’t worry

Maia (session track from the archives) – Sidelines (from Hudds. Ones to watch. They’re playing in Hebden Bridge in April so if you’re free go see http://www.myspace.com/maiatheband)

Clock opera – Let the lifeboats go

Jasmine Kennedy (BCB Session) – Cardigan sweater

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La liste – Le BCB Sessions 3rd Nov

Hi folks,

Loved putting this show together for you – although it was tough because there’s so much good stuff out there. Let me know if there’s something you think I should be playing on the show – especially if it’s from a West Yorks artist/band. Thanks to everyone who’s already got in touch. Here’s the email addy to reach me: laura.rawlings@bcbradio.co.uk

And here’s what I played on the show (3rd Nov) – we had Maia in session!

Fujiya and Miyagi – Sixteen shades of black and blue
Darren Hayman  and the Secondary Modern – Calling out your name again
Neon Indian – Terminally Chill
Maia (BCB Session) – Dead Centre
Everything Everything – MY KZ, UR BF
Spodni Pradlo – Korak the Killer (track from The BCB Sessions archive)
WALLS – Hang Four (Banjo or freakout remix)
FOPS – Black boar
Maia (BCB Session) – Melons
Laetitia Sadier – Un soir, un chien
Bear Driver – A thousand samurais (lovely Leeds band. ‘Wolves’ is a great single. http://www.myspace.com/thebeardriver)
IRN MNKY – Johnny Cash rules everything around me (Leeds mashup, mixer dude. http://www.whiteeyedtigers.com/?page_id=31)
Peaches – Downtown (minor indulgence on my part!)
Maia (BCB Session) – Sidelines (absolutely fantastic track!)

Thanks to Maia for their great session. All the session tracks are on their debut album, ‘Maia’. They’ve also got a couple of gigs this month in Huddersfield -for full blurb take a look at: http://www.myspace.com/maiatheband

Next Wednesday night (from 9pm) I’ll be chatting to Joe from Escort Knights ahead of their single launch in Leeds on 13th Nov. If you’re a music maker, remixer type then make sure you listen in or check out their site because they’re looking for you to remix their single! http://www.myspace.com/escortknights

Bye for now,


The Twilight Sad on The BCB Sessions – woo!


Hope you enjoyed the show. Had lots of fun. Delighted to welcome The Twilight Sad as our band in session for the evening. Big thanks to Albert Freeman for doing the twiddly bits and recording the tunes.

The Twilight Sad at BCB, October 2010

The Twilight Sad at BCB, October 2010

Here’s what I played…

Wed 28 Oct:
Penguin Prison – A funny thing
Ingrid Olava – Warrior Song
Chicken Lips – Kudashuda
The Twilight Sad (BCB Session) – Wrong car
Cloud Control – Meditation song
Gui Boratto – Colours
The Twilight Sad (BCB Session) – And she would darken the memory
Blackgold – Shine (this was the pot luck track! Sounds a bit like Gary Barlow singing… )
Sky Larkin – Year Dot (cracking remix by Minotaur shock. Sky Larkin are playing at ‘Constellations Festival’ in Leeds on Nov 14th)
Shamanix – Blood Drop (Bradford producer who’s got a great ear for catchy mixes: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Shamanix/72786374283?filter=1)
The Twilight Sad (BCB Session) – Cold days from the bird house

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