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2018 Christmas Countdown – part 1

We’ve unveiled the first five tracks in our Christmas Countdown, our top 20 of the year.

Here’s the full list of what we played:

Embrace – All You Good Good People
Beirut – Gallipoli
Mi Mye – That Night in Thurso
Snapped Ankles – Drink and Glide

Christmas Countdown part 1
20 The Breeders – All Nerve
19 Everything Is Recorded – Carry Me
18 Engine – And I Say
17 Courtney Barnett – Charity
16 Fatoumata Diawara – Nterini

Rusty Pops – Walking Down The Street
Soak – Everybody Loves You
Kurt Vile – Bassackwards

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RIP Roller Alan

We paid tribute to Alan Longmuir of the Bay City Rollers on our latest show. Here’s the full list of what we played:

Parquet Courts – Total Football
The Golden Age of TV – Television
Bay City Rollers – Shang-a-Lang
Bella Gaffney – Stop All the Clocks
St Vincent – Fast Slow Disco
Gaz Coombes – Wounded Egos
Terrorvision – Pretend Best Friend
Interpol – The Rover
¡Forward, Russia! – Nineteen
Embrace – World At Your Feet
James – Coming Home part 2
The DMAs – Warsaw
Fatoumata Diawara – Nterini
No Age – Soft Collar Fad
Paul Weller – Aspects

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Young Cub in the studio

Don’t miss Tom and Adam from the Keighley band Young Cub on this week’s show (Thursday 16 November 8pm  – 9pm)

One of their tracks also featured on out latest show – here’s the full list of what we played:

Fast Domino – I’m Walking
Young Cub – Avalanche
Futureheads – The Connector
Wilful Missing – Bright Moon Rising
Embrace – Fireworks
Iron and Wine – Song in Stone
Queens of the Stone Age – Feet Don’t Fail Me Now
Chastity Belt – Caught In a Lie
Skeletal Family – This Time
Magic Mountain – Zodiac
Superfood – Where’s the Bass Amp?
Alt-J – Pleader
Gomez – Devil Will Ride

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Bradford’s Top 10

Well, here they are –  the very best tracks ever produced by artists from Bradford (in our humble opinion).

And, our opinion being really very humble indeed, we want to hear from you about any glaring omissions, Let me know what we’ve unforgivably missed out by emailing me at simon.ashberry@bcbradio.co.uk

1 Embrace – All You Good Good People
2 Ooberman – Sugar Bum
3 New Model Army – Smalltown England
4 Terrorvision – My House
5 The Word – Wide Awake
6 Whiter than – Note To Self
7 Bobby Charltons – Hole In The Sky
8 Poppy Factory – 7×7
9 The Invaders – Girl’s In Action
10 Zed – Easy Does It

We also played the following:

The Delvaux – Spider’s Bride
Jimmy Ruffin – What Becomes of the Broken-Hearted?
Saint Saviour – Let It Go

and you can listen again to the show here.

More missing music

Bradford Beat will be showcasing two new CDs produced in conjunction with the Gary Cavanagh and Matt Webster project Bradford’s Noise of the Valleys.
The new CDs feature tracks that weren’t included Bradford’s Noise Of The Valleys Volumes 1 and 2.
Volume 3 features music from 1966-1987 and volume 4 from 1988-1998.
In the coming weeks we’ll be featuring many of the tracks by acts such as Joolz, Anti System, Blade, Lost Weekend, Zed and Worm.
As a taster, we kicked off our latest show with The Ovaltinies by Trip And Stumble. Here’s the full list of tracks we played this week:

Thurston Moore – The Best Day
Alt-J – Leaving Nara
Tuneyards – Real Thing
Mark Heslop – Song for the City Gent
Cheap Girls – Amazing Grace
Embrace – Quarters
Circa Waves – So Long
Saint Saviour – I Remember
Archie Bronson Outfit – Two Doves On A Lake
Stand Alone – Learn how To Feel
Oasis – She’s Electric
Trip and Stumble – The Ovaltinies
Dub Colossus – Boom Ka Boom

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No more nights in the Cockpit

This week’s Bradford Beat takes a fond look at the some of the bands who played at the Cockpit following the news that the legendary Leeds venue has closed its doors.

The tracks played were:

Futureheads – Yes/No
Alt-J – Every Other Freckle
Anna Calvi – Piece By Piece
Negative Panda – Why Am I So Negative?
Superfood – Mood Bomb
Kaiser Chiefs – Angry Mob
The Ting Tings – Silence
Coldplay – Politik
Toots and Maytals – Sweet and Dandy
Orange Juice – I Can’t Help Myself
Embrace – I Run
DZ Deathrays – Gina Works At Hearts
Parquet Courts – Bodies Made Of
Death From Above 1979 – Trainwreck 1979

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Bank holiday is nearly here

Bradford Beat cast a glance towards the bank holiday weekend in its latest edition.

Bands playing at this weekend’s Threadfest were on the playlist, including The Touch and a welcome return for Monty Casino.

Here’s the full list:

Embrace – Self-Attack Mechanism
DZ Deathrays – Reflective Skull
Negative Panda – Why Am I So Negative?
Against Me! – Unconditional Love
Superfood – Houses on the Plain
The Delvaux – O Wronged World
Chris T-T – Beaten Drum
The Touch – Doing God’s Dirty Work
Monty Casino – Put Me Back On My Bike
Glass Animals – Pools
Koala – Lead Me From This Town
The 1975 – Robbers
Embrace – Protection

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Threadfest preview

The next edition of Bradford Beat on Thursday 22 May will be taking a look ahead to Threadfest 2014.

The festival takes place from 23 –  25 May.

Meanwhile, you can listen again to last week’s show by clicking here.

Here’s what we played:

Embrace – Quarters
Real Estate – Talking Backwards
Elizabeth – New Year
Brody Dalle – Don’t Mess With Me
The Negatives – We Are England
Glass Animals – Gooey
Gerrard Bell-Fife – The One Place
Superfood – Melting
Billy Delines – Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone?
The Clash – Tommy Gun
Pixies – Blues and Greens
Terrorvision – Celebrity Hit List
Embrace – I Run

Return of the McNamara boys

Embrace’s new album finally hit the shops this week – so we gave a repeat airing to our recent show dedicated to the band. Here’s what we played:

Embrace – Butter Wouldn’t Melt
Embrace – Refugees
Embrace – Higher Sights
Embrace – All You Good Good People (orchestral mix)
Embrace – Save Me
Embrace – Fireworks
Embrace – Free Ride
Talk To Angels – Enemies Closer
Embrace – It’s Gonna Take Time
Embrace – How Come (live)
Embrace – Gravity
Embrace – Come Back To What You Know
Embrace – Follow You Home (instrumental)

Is it too early to start playing Tour de France songs?

Too late – we already have done. Notably Monty Casino’s rather splendid track of that name (even though it’s quite old).

The full track listing for this week’s show was:

Maximo Park – Midnight on the Hill
Embrace – Follow You Home
St Vincent – Digital Witness
Chest – Jean Brodie
Pixies – Greens and Blues
Jed’s Blues Band – Dirty Water
Oasis – Supersonic (live)
Richard Marriott – Under Occupation
Paul Weller – Changing Man
Monty Casino – Tour de France
Superfood – TV
Boicas – Swarm
Bill Callahan – Expanding Dub

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