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Rachel Sermanni, Wild Flag & Slow Club on The BCB Sessions!

Howdy!

On the show (Wed 15th Feb), we’ve got more treats than your average selection box – including a very lovely acoustic session from Rachel Sermanni!

Slow Club – The dog

Liz Green – Bad medicine

Breton – Interference

Rachel Sermanni (interview) and Breathe Easy (BCB Session) – played with Jesca Hoop at House Concerns in York. Check both out!

Timber Timbre – Black water

Those Darlins – Sirens get loose

Summer Camp – Losing my mind

Rachel Sermanni (BCB Session) – Song to a fox

Soap & Skin – Wonder

Wild Flag – Boom

Zulu Winter – We should be swimming

Waters – Take me out to the coast

Moody Gowns – Nelson skills

Rachel Sermanni (BCB Session) – The fog

If you’d like to come and do a session, send me a message: laura.rawlings@bcbradio.co.uk or tweet me @laurarawlings

Until next week – Wednesday night at 9pm.

Lx

p.s. if you miss the live show, listen again at www.bcbradio.co.uk

 

 

M83, School of Seven Bells & Tindersticks on The BCB Sessions!

Choons!

Hello,

Get set go for another box of assorted songs. Loads of sparkly new ones plus a couple from The BCB Sessions’ archive – yes, I’ve been rummaging around and have plucked two tracks that have totally stood the test of time.

PLAY> (Wed 11th Jan)

M83 – Reunion

Veronica Falls – Found love in a grave yard

Benjamin Francis Leftwich – Pictures

Errors – Pleasure palaces

School of Seven Bells – Love from a stone (from third album, Ghoststory, out on 27th Feb – yey!)

The Peppermint Lounge (BCB archive session) – African orange (this takes me  back to the first electronic, laptop session I produced in the studio…I remember the massive Mickey Mouse jumper one of the guys was wearing. Sadly TPL aren’t going anymore but you can still hear tunes on their facebook page – and this show :)

Danny & the Champions of the World (BCB archive session) – Restless feet (lovely track – thanks to Albert Freeman).

Tindersticks – Slippin shoes

The Raise – Brand new shoes

The Silver Seas – Candy

Arctic Monkeys – Black treacle

Gnomefoam – Nightswing (great alt track from Bradford’s Gnomefoam – on the Insect Armour Plates album available from Bandcamp)

I’ll be back with you next Wednesday night from 9pm on 106.6fm and online at www.bcbradio.co.uk

If you missed the show or want to listen to any of BCB’s other fab shows go to www.bcbradio.co.uk

And finally, finally….if you’ve got music you’d like me to play then get in touch: @laurarawlings or laura.rawlings@bcbradio.co.uk

Lx

D/R/U/G/S, Three Trapped Tigers and Summer Camp on The BCB Sessions!

Hey up,

It’s that time of the week again….we meet, I play tunes et la vie est belle. That’s the plan anyway. Here’s what tickled my fancy on this week’s BCB Sessions (Wed 28th Oct, 9pm).

Dan Mangan – Post war blues

Summer Camp – Down

Fool’s Gold – The Dive

Hanni el Khatib – Dead wrong

Shuga – Hey baby

Genuflex – Bludevotion

Thomas Truax – Everything’s gone halloween

The Twilight Sad – Untitled

Clean George IV – Pets in the blitz

Milk Maid – Dead wrong (blatant opportunity to play two tracks with the same title by two different artists, in one show…confused?!)

D/R/U/G/S – Connected

Liz Green – hey joe

CANT – Too late, too far

Zola Jesus – Seekir

Three Trapped Tigers – Reset (great Summer Camp remix of this track too)

Huzah…if you didn’t catch the show, don’t miss out – listen again at www.bcbradio.co.uk

I’ll see you next Wednesday night at 9pm on 106.6fm in Bradford and www.bcbradio.co.uk

Lx

 

 

Neon Indian, Walls & The Psychedlic Furs on The BCB Sessions!

Hi Folks,

We’ve got a mixture of new tunes and earworms! If you want to catch the show you can hear it at www.bcbradio.co.uk

Go to the listen again section and look for ‘The BCB Sessions’, Wednesday 5th October.

Here’s what made it to the airwaves and floated gloriously from the speakers:

Neon Indian – Heart Attach

Weekend – Hazel

Zun Zun Egui – Shogun

Fionn Regan – 100 acres of sycamore

Piney Gir – Let’s get silly

Gardens & Villas – Black hills

Dirty Beaches – Lord knows best (watch out here’s the first ear worm..it’s the piano that does it)

The Revival Hour – Hold back

Neon Indian – The blindside kiss

Walls – Sunporch

Mara Carlyle (with Willy Mason) – Weird girl

Chuck Wood – Seven days is too long (ear worm alert!)

The Psychedlic Furs – Love my way (me indulging)

Milk Maid – Dead wrong

Afro Soul System – Tink Tank

I’ll see you need week – Wednesday night at 9pm. We’re on 106.6fm in Bradford and www.bcbradio.co.uk around the world.

Feel free to share the tune that’s stuck in your head and maybe we’ll get it on the show: laura.rawlings@bcbradio.co.uk

Lx

 

Bingley Music Live on The BCB Sessions!

We’re continuing the summer of festival sounds on The BCB Sessions with a look ahead to Bingley Music Live (2-4th Sept, surprisingly enough - in Bingley)..if previous years are to go by this’ll be great.

Making the mix this week (31st August):

Wooden Shjips – Lazy bones

Fool’s Gold – Wild window

Steve Mason and Dennis Bovell – Lost and found

The Go! Team – T.O.R.N.A.D.O (Banging out tunes at this year’s Bingley Music Live – BML)

Gogol Bordello – Immigraniada (Bass nectar remix)

She Keeps Bees – Vulture

Washed Out – Eyes be closed (I’m addicted to this…)

CANT - Believe

Stereo MCs – Deep down and dirty (Sunday crowd pleasers at BML)

Stateless – I’m on fire (blue daisy flammable mix)

The Sunshine Underground – Put you in your place (currently working on a new album for release later this year – rolling out the favourite’s at BML)

Other Lives – Tamer animals

Austra – Spellwork

The BCB Sessions is live on Wednesday nights at 9pm on 106.6fm in Bradford and online at www.bcbradio.co.uk

If you can’t catch the show live then fear not – you can listen again at your leisure via BCB’s listen again service – www.bcbradio.co.uk

Looking ahead to the show on Wed 7th Sept, 9pm we’re showcasing some of the artists that you can catch at Saltaire Live Lounge (part of the Saltaire Festival, 10th Sept). It’s gonna be great – live, local acts playing in front rooms across Saltaire. As if you needed any encouragement to flock to Fanny Street…

Don’t forget you can get in touch if you’d like to do a session for m’show or if you’ve got tunes you’d like me to play: laura.rawlings@bcbradio.co.uk

Lx

Limetree special on The BCB Sessions!

We’re getting giddy about Limetree Festival on the show (9pm, 24th August) and to prove just how great the excitement is we’re rolling out top tunes from some of this year’s acts….feast your eyes (and ears via www.bcbradio.co.uk and 106.6fm in Bradford) on these babies:

This many boyfriends - Young lovers go pop! (fab Leeds indiepop to start the show…I wish every week could be like this)

Veronica Falls – Bad feeling

Thomas Truax – Midnight in August

M83 - Midnight city

Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra – Cross town traffic (Playing at Limetree)

Celtic Islam – Vision (Limetree talent)

Love Inks – Rock on

Planning to Rock – Going wrong

Glass Candy – Beatific (my minor indulgence this one…taking me back to 2am a few years ago, very happy at festival)

Fruit Bats – So long (best looking album of the week – beautiful thing)

Milk Maid – Dead wrong

Submotion Orchestra – Finest hour (Another Limetree lovely)

Mini Mansions – Monk

Zero 7 – Waiting line (great stuff – Limetree 2011)

Middleman – Chipping away (any excuse to play these bad boys – fellow Limetree-ers)

And on The BCB Sessions we’re continuing the festival love next week (Wed 31 Aug, 9pm) with songs from bands performing at Bingley Music Live: http://www.bingleymusiclive.com/

There’s tons of live music to be had – the week after that (if you’re still with me! Wed 7 Sept, 9pm) we’re previewing Saltaire Live Lounge: http://www.saltairefestival.co.uk/News.aspx?NewsID=38

As ever, get in touch if you’re in a band and you’ve got music you’d like me to play…or if you’d like to record an acoustic session at BCB: laura.rawlings@bcbradio.co.uk

Until next week,

Lx

(listen live and again to any show broadcast on BCB – www.bcbradio.co.uk then click on listen again)

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