Category Archives: Interview

Not So Rock Show’s Mental Health event raising money for CALM.

Brum Radio’s very own Not So Rock Show is working alongside I’ve Seen Better Promotions to put on a charity event in aid of CALM- also known as Campaign Against Living Miserably.     The event is set to take place on Sunday the 22nd of May at Muthers Studio in Digbeth, Birmingham, UK. Treating […]

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 […]

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 […]

Live Music Returns to Birmingham – Normality is on the Horizon

Words by Ellie-Mae Fenn, interview by Ross Carley. It’s no secret that the industry has been hit hard by the pandemic, with many of our favourite venues shutting their doors to regular gig-goers for close to 14-months. So, with the Government announcing the go-ahead for venues to reopen on May 17th, a surge of hope […]

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 […]

All About the A List

Brum Radio’s Official A List is the weekly showcase for the best new music from Birmingham and the West Midlands. Whilst it’s fair to say that 2020 has been a challenging year for the industry our local bands and artists have released plenty of exciting new music that shows Birmingham’s creativity at its best. And […]

The Janky Musings of Shaun ‘Gambowl’ Walsh and the Plagiarists

Mindful profanity. Existentialism. Lyrical tom-foolery. These are the less than subtle subversions of local band, Shaun Gambowl Walsh and the Plagiarists, whose often satirical performances have been regularly tickling (if not disturbing) unsuspecting audiences across t’greater West Midlands areas and beyond. From Pop song’s about Ketamine to jazzy tales of woe. Psychedelic space punk to […]