Tag Archives: Birmingham

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 […]

Karkosa wave goodbye with their final single and a headline show

Words by Ross Carley After an incredible run from local band Karkosa including big headline shows, a UK tour, reputable support slots and even sold-out shows in South Korea, it’s sadly time to say goodbye to the indie-rock group we’ve all come to know and love since 2013 when they first emerged. This month, the band […]

A quick guide to supporting venues through the next few weeks and beyond

Words by Ellie-Mae Fenn.   With the government’s latest announcement delaying the ease of restrictions, venues up and down the country have been forced to reschedule and postpone events once again, much to their horror, but how can you help? With the industry starting to come back to life, Birmingham was preparing to welcome our […]

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 […]

Mrs Barbara Nice and Friends Podcast in Lockdown: You have a lot of catching up to do

Since the Beginning of Lockdown, the Mrs Barbara Nice and Friends Podcast has been releasing episodes almost DAILY to help her fans fight off isolation gloom. Each episode of the podcast features not only Barbara but an entertaining and oft-times hilarious chat with a wide range of guests. From comedians such as Jenny Eclair, Mark […]

The Brum Radio European Lockdown Tour

Miss travel? Miss discovering local club and experiencing some of the best DJs the world has to offer? Well, we do too! To ease the lockdown blues, Brum Radio has a very special treat for you. With travel restrictions left, right and centre, lets at least sonically transport ourselves to a DJ set from some […]

LISTEN AGAIN AND AHEAD: xChange Festival Feminist Playlist show

Many things have happened since part 1 of the xChange Festival Feminist Playlist. We’ve celebrated the International Women’s Day, attended events of the xChange Festival and, as we all know, entered an unprecedented time. As the show involves contributors joining Asya Draganova and Maggie Urbaniec live in the studio, it would be irresponsible to put […]

Barbara Nice and Friends meets Jack Goodall

Barbara nice is back for series 4 (Kat) of her podcast, and her first guest this series is musician Jack Goodall Jack is a regular on the Birmingham music scene as well as having many tracks on the Brum Radio playlist, and he joined Barbara and Paul in the podcast Shed to talk about his […]

Exclusive show alert: the xChange Festival Feminist Playlist show

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2020 Brum Radio is proud to announce an exclusive show! In collaboration with xChange Festival at Birmingham City University, we will host the second edition of the official Feminist Playlist. Dr. Asya Draganova and Maggie Urbaniec guide you through the two-part show – broadcasted on Brum Radio on the […]

Video Premiere! Fever by Argle Bargle

Brum Radio is proud to premiere Argle Bargle’s video for their new single, “Fever‘ The Selly Oak jazz-fusion nine-piece are a band in a hurry. Having ended 2019 with the release of their first single No I Can’t Help You Anymore they are starting 2020 with a brand new release, Fever. Watch the new video: […]