Category Archives: Interview

Profile: Sister Smalls – Beauty in the Beats

Emma Smallman, DJ Sister Smalls

Emma Smallman – aka DJ Sister Smalls – explores the world of dance music every other Thursday on Brum Radio at 8pm. She talks about her show Beauty in the Beats, her life, DJ’ing and the music she loves. What is your show about – what do you want listeners to get from it? It’s […]

Profile – Tim Bradshaw / Non Filter

Tim Bradshaw hosts the eclectic music show Non Filter every Sunday from 7-9pm. Here Tim talks about his career, the show and his other activities, including teaching and touring. Tell us something about yourself. I’m a multi instrumentalist musician. I’ve done a lot of touring and recording with some big names and not so big […]

Profile – Dan Whitehouse / The Glass Age

Dan Whitehouse

Singer-songwriter Dan Whitehouse presents ‘The Glass Age’ on Brum Radio, inviting each month a musical guest to discuss with him the emotional impact of music, our listening habits and how our human experience and ways of connecting have changed through the ‘glass’ of virtual meetings and communication. He talks about his show, his career and latest […]

Profile – Rick Sanders (Willis the Poet)/Brum Radio Poets

Rick Sanders (aka Willis the Poet), host of Brum Radio Poets

Rick Sanders, aka Willis the Poet, is an established comedy stand-up poet based in the mighty West Midlands. He is a regular headliner and featured poet on the flourishing spoken word scene across the UK, his sticky sausage-fingers in as many pies as he can. You can find him running his mouth off at any […]

Profile – Mike Davies / Alternative Roots

Mike Davies presents Alternative Roots on Brum Radio every Sunday lunchtime between 12noon and 2pm. Each week he brings you the best new roots, folk and Americana releases from emerging and local artists. Mike talks below about his time in music and the show. Tell us about yourself and how you got into music. I […]

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 […]