Bradford Beat’s run-down of the best 20 tracks of 2009 is halfway through – here’s what we’ve revealed so far:
11 Grizzly Bear – While We Wait For The Others
12 Roger Davies – Brighouse On A Saturday Night
13 Frank Turner – Poetry of the Deed
14 Blue Roses – I Am Leaving
15 Benjy Ferree – Blown Out (Gold Doubloons and PCs of 8 )
16 The Very Best â€“ Warm Heart of Africa
17 Animal Collective â€“ Summertime Clothes
18 Prom Knight â€“ Counter Intelligence
19 Scaramanga Six â€“ Misadventure
20 New Model Army â€“ Autumn
Five further tracks will be played over each of the nextÂ two weeks, with the number one being unveiled on Christmas Eve.
Bradford Beat is on BCB 106.6FM on Thursdays from 8pm-9pm and repeated Sunday 7pm-8pm.
Feeling nostalgic this week with the likes of Magazine, the Only Ones and Public Image Ltd all reformed and on telly or coming on tour to West Yorkshire shortly.
Chiming in with that theme, the latest edition of Bradford Beat (on air 8pm Oct 22 and 7pm Oct 25) features a classic Echo and the Bunnymen track plus music from iLiKETRAiNS, Roger Davies, New Model Army, Scaramanga Six, Julian Casablancas, New York Alcoholic Anxiety Attack, Blues Roses and even Raging Slab…
If you missed last week’s live studio session with Roger Davies, I’m playing one of the tracks again on this week’s show (Thurs Oct 9, 8-9pm)
The bard of Brighouse is well worth listening to – also on the show this week: Aggrevation live in the studio, New Model Army, The Very Best Of, Ash, Grammatics, Bloc Party, Jamie T, iLiKETRAiNS, The Skids, Soulsavers and the Maccabees…