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A weekly jamboree of alternative music and alternative music chatter, transmitting live to the world every Saturday afternoon from 3-5pm via www.sheffieldlive.org and on 93.2fm in Sheffield. Usually presented by Joel and Steve but sometimes with Adam or John and occasionally even a Dan.

A weekly jamboree of alternative music and alternative music chatter, transmitting live to the world every Saturday afternoon from 3-5pm via www.sheffieldlive.org and on 93.2fm in Sheffield. Usually presented by Joel and Steve but sometimes with Adam or John and occasionally even a Dan.

Location:

Sheffield, United Kingdom

Description:

A weekly jamboree of alternative music and alternative music chatter, transmitting live to the world every Saturday afternoon from 3-5pm via www.sheffieldlive.org and on 93.2fm in Sheffield. Usually presented by Joel and Steve but sometimes with Adam or John and occasionally even a Dan.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Breakdown - 1st August 2020

8/1/2020
It's only flipping August already. Time flies when you've barely left the house in over four months. It's a hastily rearranged solo Steve show this week, as Joel has an unfortunately timed broadband catastrophe. Here's what's on... Róisín Murphy - 'Something More', I LIKE TRAINS - 'A Steady Hand', Biig Piig - 'Don't Turn Around', Half Gringa - 'Afraid Of Horses', King Casio - 'B.B.B.C', John MOuse - 'Le Pigeon', Album Anniversary Throwback: Arcade Fire - 'Empty Room', Black Marble...

Duration:01:58:53

The Breakdown - 25th July 2020

7/25/2020
Last Breakdown of July and Steve's on first hour duties this week with Joel bringing it home on the anchor leg. Here's what's on... Sylvan Esso - 'Ferris Wheel', Wye Oak - 'No Place', Carla J Easton - 'Never Knew You', Widowspeak - 'Plum', Helena Deland - 'Lylz', Taylor Swift - 'Invisible String', Hælos - 'Perfectly Broken', Steven Adams & The French Drops - 'Soft Landings', The Naked and Famous - 'Everybody Knows', Katie Dey - 'Leaving', Silver Sphere - 'Crowd', Native Harrow...

Duration:01:57:26

The Breakdown - 25th July 2020

7/25/2020
Last Breakdown of July and Steve's on first hour duties this week with Joel bringing it home on the anchor leg. Here's what's on... Sylvan Esso - 'Ferris Wheel', Wye Oak - 'No Place', Carla J Easton - 'Never Knew You', Widowspeak - 'Plum', Helena Deland - 'Lylz', Taylor Swift - 'Invisible String', Haelos - 'Perfectly Broken', Steven Adams & The French Drops - 'Soft Landings', The Naked and Famous - 'Everybody Knows', Katie Dey - 'Leaving', Silver Sphere - 'Crowd', Native Harrow -...

Duration:01:57:26

The Breakdown - 18th July 2020

7/18/2020
It's the Adam and Steve show, for the first time together (sort of) on The Breakdown this week. Here's what we played… Illuminati Hotties - 'content//bedtime', Blu & Exile - Roots Of Blue, 100 Gecs - 'Ringtone (Remix)' (feat. Charli XCX, Rico Nasty & Kero Kero Bonito), Aluna - 'Get Paid', Beabadoobee - 'Care', Shelley Byron and the Poison Sleep - 'Old Love', Hovvdy - 'Runner', Lianne La Havas - 'Bittersweet', Kate Bollinger - 'Grey Skies', Minimal Animal - 'Landlocked', Jim-E...

Duration:01:56:48

The Breakdown - 11th July 2020

7/11/2020
It's been a while but we welcome back Adam Follett to Breakdown co-hosting duties this week. You've got an hour of Joel to get through first though. Here's who's on… Special Interest - 'All Tomorrow's Carry', Future Islands - 'For Sure', Lomelda - 'Wonder', The Beths - 'Mars, The God Of War', The Flaming Lips - 'Dinosaurs On The Mountain', SoKo - 'Looking For Love', Cuddle Magic - 'Hurt A Little', Holy Wave - 'I'm Not Living In The Past Anymore', Abbie Ozard - 'TV Kween', Doves -...

Duration:01:57:20

The Breakdown - 4th July 2020

7/4/2020
Another pre-recorded lockdown Breakdown in two parts. An hour of selections from Steve and an hour from Joel. Here's what's on… The Radio Dept. - 'You're Lookin' At My Guy', This Is The Kit - 'This Is What You Did', The Crystal Furs - 'Comeback Girls', Fear Of Men - 'Into Strangeness', International Teachers Of Pop - 'Femenenergy', Martha Hill - 'Grilled Cheese', Oceanator - 'A Crack In The World', Rival Consoles - 'Vibrations On A String', Gardens & Villa - 'Hurrah', Tugboat...

Duration:15:00:18

The Breakdown - 27th June 2020

6/27/2020
An hour from Joel and an hour from Steve - you know how the lockdown Breakdown works by now. AOTW from Pottery and a Leftfield 4OCC. And there's all this… Mr Ben & The Bens - 'Danny', Jessie Ware - 'Step Into My Life', Bloody/Bath - 'Sissy Spacek', Pottery - 'Bobby's Forecast', Amnesia Scanner - 'Too Late', Grouplove - 'Dancing On My Own', Girl Friday - 'The Is The Not The Indie Rock I Signed Up For', Haim - 'Up From A Dream', Mother Sun - 'Pizza For Days', Baauer -...

Duration:03:35:45

The Breakdown - 20th June 2020

6/20/2020
This week sees the resurrection of the Datarock Double, in honour of Annie's long awaited return and there's an album of the week from Phoebe Bridgers. Here's what else we've got… Pillow Queens - 'Handsome Wife', The Fiery Furnaces - 'Down At The So And So On Somewhere', Doves - 'Carousels', Phoebe Bridgers - 'Chinese Satellite', Dog Unit - 'Lab Coats', Sabiyha - 'Love Me Alone', Gum Country - 'Waterfall', Braids - 'Fear Of Men', My Lo-fi Heart - 'I Want You', Dream Wife -...

Duration:14:27:59

The Breakdown - 13th June 2020

6/13/2020
Another week, another pre-recorded lockdown show. Joel's on the first hour, with Steve in the second. And this is what you can hear… Orlando Weeks - 'All The Things', My Lo-Fi Heart - 'Hold My Breath', Salmon Cat - 'Calamity Jane', Jehnny Beth - 'How Could You' (feat. Joe Talbot), Noveller - 'Reminder', Jeff Rosenstock - 'The Secret To Unlocking Multiple Realities', Rosie Carney - 'Anthems For A Seventeen Year Old Girl', Eats Everything - 'Honey', Fontaines DC - 'I Don't...

Duration:03:36:54

The Breakdown - 6th June 2020

6/6/2020
Just Joel on presenting duties this week, with another 27 track edition of The Breakdown. Here's what’s on… Geographer - 'Love Is Madness’, La Lusid - 'Beehive’, Nicole Atkins - 'Am Gold’, Run The Jewels - 'the ground below’, Hinds - 'Boy’, English Teacher - 'You Won't Believe How Beautiful She Is When It Has Snowed’, Liela Moss - 'Atoms At Me’, Muzz - 'Everything Like It Used To Be’, Keleketla! - 'Future Toyi Toyi’, LA Priest - 'Open My Eyes’, Martha Ffion - 'Want You To...

Duration:03:45:52

The Breakdown - 30th May 2020

5/30/2020
Another lockdown Breakdown, with plenty of pleasing new sounds for your ears. Steve in hour 1 this week and Joel on the anchor leg. Here's what we played... Carla J Easton - ‘Get Lost’, Bright Eyes - ‘One And Done’, Public Practice - ‘Compromised’, Thee Mightees - ‘Paranormal Vacation’, The Suncharms - ‘3 Billion Heartbeats’, Phoebe Bridgers - ‘I See You’, Nicole Atkins - ‘Forever’, Protomartyr - ‘Michigan Hammers’, Moonsoup - ‘It’s All Over’, Young Ejecta - ‘Crayon...

Duration:14:30:02

The Breakdown - 23rd May 2020

5/24/2020
The Breakdown is still in lockdown and not travelling to places like... I dunno, Durham. Joel's on first hour duties with Steve in the second half. Here's what's you can hear... Dream Wife - 'So When You Gonna...', Gaygirl - 'Killing It', Melt Yourself Down - 'This Is The Squeeze', Nation Of Language - 'Sacred Tongue', Carly Rae Jepsen - 'Stay Away', The Boy From The South - 'Home Sweet Home', Silverbacks - 'Muted Gold', Matt Berninger - 'Serpentine Prison', We Are Scientists -...

Duration:02:41:07

The Breakdown - 16th May 2020

5/16/2020
An all Joel lockdown edition of The Breakdown this week. First half from the kitchen, second from the lounge. Here's what's on... Lazy Day - 'All The Time', Sparks - 'I'm Toast', Eve Owen - 'I Used To Dream In Colour', Perfume Genius - 'Without You', Hayley Williams - 'Sugar On The Rim', Chemtrails - 'Uncanny Valley', Glowe - 'Better Than You Do', Built To Spill - 'Tell Me Now', Crack Cloud - 'Ouster Stew', The Magnetic Fields - 'My Stupid Boyfriend', Couch Slut - 'Carousel Of...

Duration:02:47:59

The Breakdown - 9th May 2020

5/10/2020
Last week's show in reverse but with different tracks, obviously. Steve on hour 1 and Joel on hour 2. Still starts with Jessie Ware though. Here's what's on... Jessie Ware - 'Save A Kiss', Barbarossa - 'Always Free', Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - 'Falling Thunder', Martha Ffion - 'After The Fact', I Break Horses - 'Silence', Gum Country - 'Tennis (I Feel OK)', Meadow Meadow - 'Bonzo', I LIKE TRAINS - 'The Truth', NZCA Lines - 'Real Good Time', Anna Leone -...

Duration:02:46:07

The Breakdown - 2nd May 2020

5/2/2020
A Breakdown of two halves, with Joel in hour one and Steve on second hour duties. Here's what's on... Jessie Ware - 'Ooh La La', Pup - 'Anaphylaxis', PINS - 'Isolation', Austra - 'It's Amazing', Jockstrap - 'The City', Hinds - 'Just Like Kids (Miau)', Sial - 'Tari Pemusnah Kuasa', Eve Owen - 'Mother', Metz - 'Acid', X - 'Alphabetland', Diet Cig - 'Stare Into The Sun', CMON - 'Mindboggling', Happyness - 'Bothsidesing', Car Seat Headrest - 'Famous', The 4 o'clock classic:...

Duration:02:17:33

The Breakdown - 25th April 2020

4/25/2020
It's the first Joel lockdown Breakdown, recorded live in the kitchen. Here's what's cooking... Charli XCX - 'Claws', Jónsi - 'Exhale', ADULT. - 'Second Nature', Fiona Apple - 'I Want You To Love Me', Sam Prekop - 'Summer Places', Ela Minus - 'They Told Us It Was Hard But They Were Wrong', Brendan Benson - 'Freak Out', Jouska - 'Born In Cash', Dream Wife - 'Hasta La Vista', Catholic Action - 'Another Name For Loneliness', BC Camplight - 'Born To Cruise', Howling Hex - 'Mr...

Duration:02:46:04

The Breakdown - 18th April 2020

4/18/2020
As the lockdown continues, so do the pre-recorded solo Breakdowns. Here's what's on this week's edition... The Beths - 'Dying To Believe', Purple Disco Machine - 'Hypnotized' (feat. Sophie And The Giants), Chromatics - 'Teacher', PINS - 'Ghosting', Phoebe Bridgers - 'Kyoto', Elvis Depressedly - 'Primal Sigh', Diet Cig - 'Who Are You?', The Cornshed Sisters - 'In My House', Anya Marina - 'Queen Of The Night', The Dears - 'Heart Of An Animal', Hamilton Leithauser - 'The Garbage...

Duration:02:12:44

The Breakdown - 4th April 2020

4/5/2020
Home recorded solo Breakdowns only from here on in until who knows when. Here's what's in the first Steve hosted one... NZCA Lines - 'Pure Luxury', Squid - 'Sludge', Hamilton Leithauser - 'Don't Check The Score', Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - 'She's There', PINS - 'After Hours', A.R. Pinewood - 'Faux Misery', Bright Eyes - 'Persona Non Grata', Braids - 'Snow Angel', Racoon Racoon - 'Deep Brown Eyes', Warm Digits - 'Shake The Wheels Off' (feat. The Orielles), Seazoo -...

Duration:01:50:16

The Breakdown - 21st March 2020

3/22/2020
Not one but two new features on The Breakdown this week. It's quite possible neither will make another appearance but hey at least we're trying. Here's what you can hear... International Teachers Of Pop - 'Don't Diss The Disco', The Radio Dept - 'You Fear The Wrong Thing Baby', Grouplove - 'Deleter', Moon Panda - 'Rick Fuckin' Dalton', Tornado Wallace - 'Atoms', Ringo Deathstarr - 'Gazin'', The Avalanches - 'Running Red Lights' (feat. Rivers Cuomo & Pink Siifu), Tove Lo - 'I'm...

Duration:02:21:59

The Breakdown - 14th March 2020

3/15/2020
The Breakdown isn't on lockdown, yet. Some big tunes on this week's show. Here's what... Surfer Blood - 'Karen', Warm Digits - 'Feel The Panic' (feat. The Lovely Eggs), Riz Ahmed - 'Karma', Matt Berninger - 'Holes', The Naked And Famous - 'Come As You Are', Porridge Radio - 'Nephews', Mind Enterprises - 'Mont Blanc (Purple Disco Machine Remix)', Juiceboxxx - 'It's Easy To Feel Like A Nobody When You're Living In The City', Anna Burch - 'Tell Me What's True, ' The Dears - 'The...

Duration:02:16:50