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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 […]

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 […]

Ed Geater w Faye Smith review – Hare & Hounds (21/05/2021)

On the 17th May 2021, live music returned to the UK. Taking stock of this, Brum Radio’s Danny de Reybekill attended his first gig in over a year, courtesy of the Hare & Hounds in Kings Heath.  For the most part, live music really has been on hold. Save for a short period where outdoor […]

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 […]

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: […]

Impressions of a Birmingham Poet: Matthew Edwards

An audience of fold-out chairs faced a projector screen and stage area. Musical instruments were poised and ready, as a classy, mature, after hours wine bar crowd rolled into the joint; Centrala, a semi industrial, whitewashed, minimalist unit at the back of Digbeth’s Minerva works estate. It had been a Birmingham minute since I’d seen […]

The Brum Radio A-List: Track Of The Week ‘Just A Thing’ by Ekkah

‘Just A Thing’ by Ekkah is our Track Of The Week It’s been nearly a decade since Birmingham Indie prodigies, Arcadian Kicks, decided to go their separate ways. Fortunately for us a brand new sumptuous duo was born. Ekkah. Rebekah and Rebecca ditched the indie guitars and instead plumped for warm bass-lines, rounding synths and […]

FABRIK – PREMIER NEW VIDEO ‘MURMURATION’ (FLAMINGO FLAME REMIX)

Birmingham bands FABRIK and FLAMINGO FLAME come together on FABRIK’s upcoming release ‘Murmuration’. Taken from FABRIK’s debut album, ‘City Islands‘, the track will be released on 14th January 2019 as a three-track single featuring the band’s original album version, a live acoustic version and the stunning 80’s infused remix by Flamingo Flame. The remix is […]