Category Archives: News

Gig review: The Jetty’s Ft. Façade and The LivinTones at the Victoria.

A chaotic night in the best way possible. See all of these acts if you can. Gig review by Henry Fox With a last minute drop-out, the show was already off to a chaotic start. As people filed into the iconic Victoria in Birmingham, a mysterious opener armed with only an acoustic guitar and harmonica […]

Gig Review: Respire plus Callous Hands and Johanna Rey at Dead Wax

By Henry Fox What’s Going on Around Here? Last night was a blood-pumping rollercoaster at Dead Wax Digbeth, the small black box of their gig space being filled with the sound of screams and drumming – The culprits? Hardcore and metal bands Johanna Rey, Callous Hands and Respire. Promoting the event was Surprise You’re Dead Music, a […]

Birmingham Music Archive release celebratory album for the Birmingham 2022 Festival: ‘On Record’

A celebration of Birmingham’s culture and creativity. An exploration into the sounds of the city. ‘On Record’ compiles the best of Birmingham’s talent from global stars to local treasures.     Whilst being honoured to host the Commonwealth Games, Birmingham is running a six-month long programme, ‘Birmingham 2022 Festival’, that will work to illuminate West Midlands’ […]

Tom Belte and The Collective

A chat with Tom Belte, legendary local DJ and presenter of Brum Radio’s The Collective, about his voyage through the shops, vinyl racks, clubs and in radio. Hear The Collective every Thursday at 5pm (UK Time) Tell us about yourself and how you got into music. I had to think hard about this as music […]

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 […]

Gabriella Jones: Bringing you feel-good Thursday Afternoons

Gabriella Jones is bringing you the best feel-good soundtrack to ease you into the end of the working week. The show takes you on a journey each week with sounds varying from pop/rock to soul, but either way is guaranteed to uplift you. Let’s find out more about Gabriella Jones herself.  New to Brum Radio, […]

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 […]

Road Trip USA’s Kris Kosach

You may have already joined Kris Kosach on her Road Trip USA, transporting you every week from coast to coast with music from the hidden depths of America. Kris delves into the true sounds of the States, revealing some of the more obscure artists that you might not catch in the charts. In this limited […]

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 […]