Jehnny Beth talks about her new album

Don’t miss our interview with Jehnny Beth!

We caught up with the singer on the latest edition of Bradford Beat to talk about her new solo album To Love Is to Live.

Best known as the voice of Savages, Jehnny told us there was a silver lining to releasing the the album during a global pandemic.

You can listen again on our Listen again service and also on Mixcloud 

We’re back!

Sorry for the long long delay – but we’ve had technical problems at BCB Towers which haven’t we haven’t been able to update this blog for ages.

We’re back up and running now though so I’ll aim to post regular updates here.

Tonight’s show features tributes to Florian Schneider from Kraftwerk and also Little Richard, both of whom died recently.

Bradford Beat is on at 8pm every Thursday on BCB 106.6FM.

You can also find the show on Mixcloud:

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RIP Dr John

We paid tribute to the late Dr John on this week’s show.

Here’s the full list of what we played:

The Mekons – How Many Stars?
Kate Tempest – Firesmoke
Siren – Collapsing
Cate Le Bon – Home To You
Team Picture – Back To Bay Six
Postculture and Sinead Campbell – Back To Basics
Makgona Tsohle Band – Vula Bops
Stealing Sheep – Joking Me
The National – Hairpin Turns
Aldous Harding – The Barrel
Dr John – I Walk On Guilded Splinters

You can listen again on Mixcloud >

Must we evolve?

The answer is yes – by playing the new Jarvis Cocker track,

Here’s the full list of what we played:

The Mekons – After The Rain
Jarv Is – Must I Evolve?
Jesca Hoop – Red, White and Black
Terrorvision – Oblivion
Honeyblood – She’s A Nightmare
Elvis Costello – My Science Fiction Twin
The Delvaux – Main Content
Fontaines DC – Boys in the Better Land
Siren – Tree of Knowledge
Flaming Lips – All For the Life of the City
The Mekons – Andromeda
Sinead Campbell and Postculture – Back To Basics

You can listen again on Mixcloud.

The End is here

Still playing the DMAs…

The DMAs – The End
The Delvaux – The Drunken Card School
Flaming Lips – All For The Life of the City
Siren – We Go Round
Mark Lanegan Band – Stitch it Up
Bella Gaffney – English Summer Rain
Pottery – The Craft
The Mekons – Weimar Vending Machine
Feet – Ad Blue
Psychedelic Furs – Love My Way
Mini Mansions – Bad Things (That Make You Feel Good)
Terrorvision – Celebrity Hit List

RIP Roger

A belated tribute to Ranking Roger of The Beat – here’s the full list of what we played:

Siren – Checking Out
Snapped Ankles – Letter From Hampi Mountain
Psychedelic Furs – President Gas
The Delvaux – Main Content
Cate Le Bon – Daylight Matters
Hoodoogurus – I Want You Back
Bella Gaffney – Many Places
The Mekons – Mirage
Ex Re – The Dazzler
Aldous Harding – Fixture Picture
The Beat – Ranking Full Stop
The DMAs – The End

Still in the desert

On this week’s show we continued to work through the new Mekons album Deserted – here’s a full list of what we played:

The Mekons – In the Desert
The Drifters – Under The Boardwalk
Siren – Collapsing
Fontaines DC – Boys in the Better Land
A Night In November – Cynic
Feet – English Weather
Jesca Hoop – Shoulder Charge
Signia Alpha – Anyway
The Undertones – Here Comes The Summer
The Delvaux – The Drunken Card School
Kurt Vile – Check Baby
Tamlin Cook – Break The Mirror

Mekons double dose

We’re enjoying the new Mekons album so much we squeezed in two tracks from it tonight.

Here’s the full list of what we played:

Mekons – In The Sun
Ian Brown – First World Problems
Siren – Tree of Knowledge
Penetration – Come into the Open
Walker Brothers – The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Any More
Holly Herndon – Eternal
My Mye – On this Beach
The DMAs – The End
Fontaines DC – Big
Tamlin Cook – Takatata
Ex Re – Crushing
The Mekons – How Many Stars?

Another sad loss

On this week’s show we remembered the great dick Dale – here’s the full list of what we played:

Dick Dale and his Del-Tones
Soundgarden – Spoonman
The National – You Had Your Soul With You
Soak – Deja Vu
Siren – Checking Out
Dick Dale – Motion
Aldous Harding – The Barrel
The Mekons – Harar 1883
Fontaines DC – Big
Panic Pocket – Mr Big
Snapped Ankles – Rechargeable
Mi Mye – Hay Powerfool Leader
Tamlin Cook – Break the Mirror

RIP Keith Flint

We paid tribute to Keith Flint in our latest show – here’s the full list of what we played:

The Prodigy – Breathe
The Delvaux – Evering
Fontaines DC – Big
Honeyblood – The Third Degree
The Mekons – Lawrence of California
Bear’s Den – Fuel on the Fire
Max – Shake Your Hips
A Night in November – Cynic
Talk Talk – Life’s What You Make It
Team Picture – Strange Year
Stiff Little Fingers – Here We Are Nowhere
Mercury Rev – Ode To Billie Jo
The Prodigy – Stand Up