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Where it all Leeds…

This week’s show saw us bemoaning the lack of women performing on the main stages at this year’s Leeds Festival – despite the launch of a new initiative to promote female talent!

Here’s what we played:

Alt-J – Deadcrush
Superfood – Unstoppable
Oumou Sangare – Mogoya
Stand Alone – Save You (BCB session)
Smoking Popes – I Need You Around
The Seagulls – Silver or Lead
The XX – I Dare You
This Is The Kit – Moonshine Freeze
Chastity Belt – Caught In A Lie
Kwai Change Caine – Kwai Change Caine
Honeyblood – Love Is A Diseas
Haim – If I Could Change Your Mind
Methera – Ramsegrubben

You can listen again here >

Festival fervour

There’s another chance to listen to our preview of the big end-of-summer festivals in West Yorkshire – Bingley Music Live and Leeds Festival.

The full tracklisting was:

Shed Seven – Going For Gold
Roger Davies – Grand Depart
Beaty Heart – Seafood
The Selecter – On My Radio
The Strypes – Hard To Say No
Eliza and the Bear – Friends
Junk Dealers – Hometown Blues
St Vincent – Birth in Reverse
Queens of the Stone Age – If I Had a Tail
Twin Atlantic – Heart and Soul
Sunshine Underground – Put You In Your Place
Archie Bronson Outfit – Glory, Sweat and Flow
Alt-J – Hunger of the Pine
Arcade Fire – Awful Sound

Listen again here >

Reading & Leeds Festival 2011- Pre Sale Tickets

Is it too early to be thinking about festivals in 2011? Well, I for one am proof that no it’s not, seeing as how I bought tickets for the ATP Festival Curated by Animal Collective several weeks ago.  And now comes news of a pre-sale for tickets to the 2011 Reading and Leeds Festivals.  Read on for info from the Festival Republic press release:


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Festivals ahoy

Next week’s Bradford Beat (Aug 19) will be focusing on this year’s Leeds Festival so expect tracks from the likes of Sunshine Underground, British Sea Power, Dizzee Rascal and Queens of the Stone Age – not to mention Arcade Fire.

Arcade Fire also feature on this week’s show (Aug 12), with two tracks from their new album The Suburbs.

Also on this week’s Bradford Beat are Arcade Fire, Arcade Fire, Yeasayer, Whole Sky Monitor and the Black Keys.

There’ll be a preview of the Bingley Music Live ahead of that event which takes place from September 3-5.

Bradford Beat is on air every Thursday from 8pm – 9pm

REVIEW SHOW 2009! end of tut year

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THe embodyment of 2009, Barack Obama - From www.badpaintingsofbarackobama.com

You may have managed to work your new fangel wireless devices that you got for Christmas to listen to BCB to catch our music review show for 2009… It’s been a funny old year in music and personally I am of the opinion not a massive triumph. Don’t get me wrong there has been a massive range of fantastic new albums but the whole year just seems to have been a little slow, I have spent more time looking into musical archives this year seeking out wonderful little gems….

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Leeds Festival – Metric Interview

In case you missed this Saturday’s round up of the Leeds Festival on BCB I will be posting some snippets of some of our interviews on this blog. So keep your eyes peeled and ears open over the next few weeks for interviews with Fightstar, Leathal Bizzel, Funeral For A Friend and many more.  But for today I you can hear me catch up with Jimmy (second from left) from Canadian indie electro outfit Metric.


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