Category Archives: News

AMOK Radio Show

Brum Radio is presents ‘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 the spaces […]

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 […]

Coughing Pigeon – 100 Not Out!

Coughing Pigeon 100

No, not a century of broadcasts – Jon, George and Brum Radio aren’t that old – but 100 shows notched up by Coughing Pigeon’s dynamic duo on Friday 22 January. Read below Jon and George’s reflections on Coughing Pigeon to date – and what may come post-pandemic. Looking back to this article from almost two […]

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 […]

New Podcast: The Art & Business of Music

In a new podcast on Brum Radio airing at 11am on Sundays every fortnight Jimmy Davis will be digging deep into what it means to be a creative and professional in the business of music. Emcee/Producer Jimmy (aka T8PES) will be interviewing artists, musicians, managers, agents, music industry professionals and everyone in between to offer […]

Hinterland: Renegotiating the Archive: Sound and Picture Poems

A dazzling display of the culture within Britain, using sounds, pictures as a multi-sensory art-piece. One of the jewels of our broadcasting on Brum Radio. Artist duo Darryl Georgiou & Rebekah Tolley-Georgiou (Georgiou & Tolley),  Brum Radio artists in residence have been interested in the alternative, counter-cultural uses of verbal, textual, phonic, and visual languages. […]