Author Archives: Peter

Profile – Lost in the Supermarket

Mark Badgeman and his accomplice The Wolf (otherwise known as Andrew) take over Brum Radio every Sunday at 9pm (UK) with Lost in the Supermarket, a show full of well and not so well known alternative/underground tunes from the 80s and 90s to see out your weekend. The dynamic duo talk about the show, their personal […]

Music for You in 2022

Brum Radio’s Head of Music and A List host Pete Steel takes you through some of 2022’s big new local releases.  2021 was a stonker of a year for new music as documented in the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List Best of 2021 End of Year Special – listen back here. We had full length Albums […]

Brum Radio’s 2021 – A Few of Our Best!

2021 was something of a mixed bag overall, but one thing that didn’t disappoint was the wide variety of music on offer, played here on Brum Radio and in the wider world. Some of our presenters share their favourites below. You can also listen to the Brum Radio A List Best of 2021 here. Sam […]

Presenter Profile – Monday Night Indie Club’s Sam Oliver

If you like guitar music, Brum Radio’s Monday Night Indie Club is your kind of show. Presenter Sam Oliver shares more about the show and his views on the current scene.  Tell us something about yourself, your musical influences and interests. I’m Sam, I’m 26 and I’m originally from Wigan but Birmingham has been home […]

Presenter Profile – Load of Bull’s Karen & Luke

Luke Crawford and Karen Bayley are Brum Radio’s dynamic duo who take a sideways and irreverent look at Birmingham life in their weekly show ‘Load of Bull’ which goes out every Tuesday between 5-6pm (UK time) and there’s also a podcast. Have a read below about them, their show and their other thoughts… How did […]

Moseley Folk & Arts Festival (3-5/9/2021)

Moseley Folk Festival

Moseley Folk Festival is firmly established as a major presence on the city’s musical landscape, which is why it and its sister festival, Mostly Jazz, Funk and Soul, were so sorely missed last year (for understandable reasons of course). There was always a risk that a well-attended but compact event would be vulnerable again, but […]

Katherine Priddy – ‘The Eternal Rocks Beneath’ Album Launch (25/06/2021)

Katherine Priddy’s star is rising fast; whilst we at Brum Radio have known for ages how good she is, now the national stations are waking up to this fact. After a string of singles her debut album is entering the world, and she chose her hometown of Birmingham to launch it. St Paul’s Church was […]

Presenter Profile – Julian Powell

Percussionist Julian Powell brings his show ‘Random Acts of Kindness’ to Brum Radio at 10pm every Monday. Each show has its own theme chosen by Julian who plays an eclectic selection of tunes to match. Read more about him and the show below, then tune in or listen here! Tell me something about your background […]

AMOK Radio Show

Brum Radio is proud to present ‘AMOK – things which we found in the other ghost realms’. The show is a radio version of a concert that was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It features music specially commissioned by a range of composers. All the music is in reference to ghosts, the past and […]

A Decade of Global Sounds – WorldBeatUK at 10!

In the decade since WorldBeatUK started it’s impossible to guess how many laps of the globe Glyn Phillips must have made in his never-ending quest to bring us the best in world music. Ahead of his tenth anniversary show (on Brum Radio, Monday March 15 at 8pm!) Glyn charts the history of the show, how […]