Category Archives: Music

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 […]

Gig review: Peace at B:Music Birmingham Town Hall

Brum Radio arranged for tickets to review this gig. Indie sensation, Peace, return in lavish style with their hometown show in Birmingham. By Peter Donnelly Peace bring an emphatic night filled with nostalgic indie rock, stunning visuals and beautiful auras to B:Music Birmingham Town Hall. Peace are an indie rock band from Worcester. Originally a four-piece, […]

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 – 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]