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Old and new

Some of the most promising bands of 2013 stood alongside punk and post-punk classics in the latest episode of Bradford Beat.

Hotly tipped among the current crop of new names are Swim Deep and Teleman. Also on this week’s playlist were The Ruts, Spizzenergi and The Adverts – full tracklisting was:

Latch Bermany – I See Through You
Swim Deep – The Sea
Chutzpah – Feel
The Adverts – Gary Gilmore’s Eyes
The Ruts – Love In Vain
Spizzenergi – Where’s Captain Kirk?
The Selecter – On My Radio
I Am Kloot- These Days Are Mine
Sentimentalists – Poppa’s Stoned On Chemicals Again
Tim Burgess – The Doors of Then
Lidwine – Duet For Ghosts
Thao and The Get Down Stay Down – Holly Roller
Teleman – Cristina
Figurehead – Comfortable Prison

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Punk bonanza

We’re planning a celebration of all things punk on Bradford Beat.

It’s all to mark the fact that several lesser known bands of that era are playing in West Yorkshire in the near future – so you can to hear from the likes of The Ruts, Spizzenergi and TV Smith plus more besides.

In the meantime, you can listen again to last week’s show by clicking here – the full tracklisting was:

Chutzpah – Eyes
Animal Collective – Applesauce
Sentimentalists – Poppa’s Stoned On Chemicals Again
Two Door Cinema Club – Sun
Post War Glamour Girls – Tremor
The 1975 – Sex
Spin Doctors – Two Princes
Figurehead – Comfortable Prison
Everything Everything – Cough Cough
Latch Bermany – Jagged Jigsaw Puzzle
Art Brut – Alcoholics Unanimous
Wind Up Birds – The Mild Awards

And don’t forget to listen to Pete Chapman’s Punk Show!

The Mirrored Hammer

The second instalment of The Mirrored Hammer: Art, Culture and Social Change airs tonight on BCB 106.6FM at 9pm. Interviews with Dusty Rhodes talking about being a student in Bradford post ’68 and the/(a) history of The Bradford Festival. Also a chat with Nagbea (The Word/Sound Shack Records) talking about the birth of the Punk scene and resonances between African culture and the DIY music scene. Live bootlegs from Blood Sport, Guns or Knives, Jupiter and Okwess International, Jaipur Kawa Brass Band and Gerrard Bell-Fife.


You can listen to last month’s debut episode here:

Punk’s not dead

With Penetration, The Members and the UK Subs all playing in the area in the coming weeks, there’s a punk rock flavour to this weeks’ show.

Here’s the full track listing:

Stranglers – Skin Deep
handmadehands – Daring Me Not To
Julian Cope – World Shut Your Mouth
The Chevin – Champion
Michelle Shocked – When I Grow Up
Talk TO Angels – He Loves Cilla
Field Music – a New Town
I Like Trains – Sirens
Zulu Winter – Silver Tongue
Terrorvision – Oblivion
Teardrop Explodes – Reward
Official Secrets Act – Something That You Want
Massive Attack – Atlas Air

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