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Well done West Riding

Congratulations to West Riding on winning the ChallengeFest Starmaker competition!
They’ll be performing at Myrtle Park in 2024.
Also, well done to Sooner Or Later and the other bands chosen to play at Saltaire Festival.

Christmas Countdown 2020 – part 3

It was into the top 10 in our Christmas Countdown this week

Here’s what we played on this week’s show:

Laura Groves – Foolish Game
Arctic Monkeys – 505
Maria Helena – Electrocrime
Goat Girl – The Crack
The Staves – Good Woman

Christmas Countdown – part 3
10 – Tina – Golden Rope
9 – Andy Shauf – Thirteen Hours
8 – Mark Lanegan – Burying Ground
7 – -Fiona Apple – Shameika
6 – BC Camplight – Back To Work

Mush – Blunt Instruments
Buzzcocks – Raison D’Etre
Nick Toczek and Thies Marsen – A Prayer For The Living
Lost Horizons – Every Beat That Passed

Listen again to the show here:

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.

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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

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?

Not a Valentine’s show

Thanks to the excellent Soak, we were able to debunk 14 Feburary…

Here’s a full list of what we played:

Soak – Valentine Schmalentine
Crystal Stilts – Shattered Shine
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – Cyboogie
Mercury Rev (featuring Lucinda Williams) – Ode to Billie Joe
Angelo Palladino (featuring Chris Taylor) – The Hawk Is Blue
Bodega – Williamsburg Bridge
Idles – Samaritans
Terrorvision – Oblivion
A Night in November – Cynic
Slowthai – Doorman
Fontaines DC – Too Real
Young Cub – Fragile