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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.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Breakdown - 16th January 2021

1/16/2021
First proper week of January and we're back to having too much stuff to fit in. Here's what made the cut... Mogwai - 'Ritchie Sacramento' Orla Gartland - 'More Like You' Hugrún - 'Parasite' Pom Poko - 'Danger Baby' Shame - 'March Day' Jazmine Sullivan - 'Pick Up Your Feelings' The Notwist - 'Al Sur' (feat. Juana Molina) Julien Baker - 'Hardline' Rachika Nayar - 'The Trembling Of Glass' Cheekface - 'Don't Get Hit By A Car' Sleaford Mods - 'All Day Ticket' Jane Weaver -...

Duration:01:57:06

The Breakdown - 9th January 2021

1/9/2021
First show of 2021and we're back to the split shifts, for now. Here's what's on... Jenny Moore's Mystic Business - 'I Am Afraid' The Besnard Lakes - 'Feuds With Guns' Tacsidermi - 'Gwir' Lice - 'Persuader' The Little Hands Of Asphalt - 'I Oslo' Widowspeak - 'Romeo And Juliet' Boy Jr - 'Are They Actually Attractive?' Waldo Reset - 'Fallen Tree' Molly Burch - 'Emotion' (feat. Wild Nothing) Randolph's Leap - 'Moment Passed' Water From Your Eyes - 'Steppin' Out' TV Priest - 'Press...

Duration:01:57:42

The Breakdown - 26th December 2020

12/26/2020
For the second 2020 retrospective we've handed over some of the selections to previous guest hosts. And in the second hour, we have the Offbeat Festive 10. Tunng - 'A Million Colours' Car Seat Headrest - 'Deadlines (Thoughtful)' Liela Moss - 'Atoms At Me' Beach Bunny - 'Promises' Mac Miller - 'Good News' Arlo Parks - 'Black Dog' The Avalanches - 'Running Red Lights' (feat. Rivers Cuomo & Pink Siifu) Locate S,1 - 'Even The Good Boys Are Bad' Caribou - 'Magpie' The Beths - 'Jump Rope...

Duration:01:56:22

The Breakdown - 19th December 2020

12/19/2020
It's the first Breakdown 2020 retrospective! We couldn't decide on fullly ranked long lists, so here's a selection of things we liked and our definitive number ones. Porridge Radio - '7 Seconds' Hen Ogledd - 'Trouble' Pom Poko - 'Andrew' Fiona Apple - 'I Want You To Love Me' Dry Cleaning - 'Scratchcard Lanyard' Hannah's Little Sister - 'Bin Mouth' Carla J Easton - 'Get Lost' Sufjan Stevens - 'Video Game' Sweeping Promises - 'Hunger For A Way Out' Public Practice -...

Duration:01:57:11

The Breakdown - 12th December 2020

12/12/2020
One more regular show before our regular end of year retrospectives. Here's what's on this week... Special Interest - 'Street Pulse Beat' (Boy Harsher Remix) Cherry Glazerr - 'Rabbit Hole' The Kills - 'Superpowerless' The Avalanches - 'We Go On' (feat. Cola Boyy & Mick Jones) Kid Cudi - 'Lovin' Me' (feat. Phoebe Bridgers) Burial, Four Tet & Thom Yorke - 'His Rope' K-Flay - 'Self Esteem' Muzz - 'Fade Into You' The Comet Is Coming - 'Imminent' Kirty - 'This Year's Been Hell' Taylor...

Duration:01:57:32

The Breakdown - 5th December 2020

12/5/2020
Potentially the last regular show of the year, as new releases start to dry up. Still plenty of good stuff out this week though. Like... Beach Bunny - 'Good Girls (Don't Get Used)' Spotlight Kid - 'Roller State Disco' Son Lux - 'Apart' Bernice - 'Groove Elation' The Paranoyds - 'Pet Cemetery' Broken Chanter - 'Don't Move To Denmark' (Gallus Gallus Domesticus Remix) Miynt - 'A Bite Of Papaya' Quarter-Life Crisis - 'Stars' (feat. Yohuna) Claud - 'Soft Spot' Misty Mtn - 'These...

Duration:01:58:13

The Breakdown - 28th November 2020

11/28/2020
Edging towards the end of this wretched year but there's no let up in the quality of new music being released. Here's what we've got this week... Silver Sphere - 'Football Game' Communions - 'Splendour' Miley Cyrus - 'Night Crawling' (feat. Billy Idol) Lande Hekt - 'Undone' Phoebe Bridgers - 'If We Make It Through December' King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - 'Ontology' thanks for coming - 'directions' The Smashing Pumpkins - 'Starrcraft' Talkboy - 'Sky Is Falling' Bleachers -...

Duration:01:58:33

The Breakdown - 21st November 2020

11/21/2020
It's a 31 track Breakdown this week, with no fewer than 9 artists getting their first play. There's also some returing heroes. Here's who... Dry Cleaning - 'Scratchcard Lanyard' Fujiya & Miyagi - 'Feeling The Effects (Of Saturday Night)' Empress Of - 'Broken' Palberta - 'Corner Store' Before Breakfast - 'Wreck' All Girls Arson Club - 'Gnome Alone' All Ashore! - 'Sunny Day' Yumi And The Weather - 'What Will Become Of The Wishing Well' (Inwards Remix) Aesop Rock - 'Jumping...

Duration:01:56:26

The Breakdown - 14th November 2020

11/14/2020
Back after a week away, as technical issues beset the making of both hours. We got through it though and it all turned it ok. We think... Here's what we've got... Lambchop - 'Shirley', Reptaliens - 'Just A Creature', Tunng - 'The Last Day', Black Country New Road - 'Science Fair', Posable Action Figures - 'Danger Kill' (feat. Honeyblood), Billie Eilish - 'Therefore I Am', Phoebe Bridgers - 'Iris' (feat. Maggie Rogers), Marika Hackman - 'Playground Love', Pale Honey - 'Friends', The...

Duration:01:57:18

The Breakdown - 31st October 2020

10/31/2020
It's THE BREAKDOWN HALLOWEEN SPECIAL. Well, there's a spooky themed 4 O'clock Classic but that's about it. Here's what else is on... Empress Of - 'You've Got To Feel' (feat. Amber Mark), Mogwai - 'Dry Fantasy', Magick Mountain - 'Bart Cobain', TOBACCO - 'Road Warrior Pisces', Tierra Whack - 'Dora', Eels - 'The Gentle Souls', Ane Brun - 'After The Great Storm', Pynch - 'The Whole World's Going Crazy (For Love)', Good Good Blood - 'Breathe For Me', Potpourri - 'Bad...

Duration:01:58:02

The Breakdown - 24th October 2020

10/24/2020
It's officially the 14th anniversary of The Breakdown! The fact that both of us failed to mentioned it in this episode is neither here nor there. This is how we celebrate... Hot Chip - 'Straight To The Morning' (feat. Jarvis Cocker), Julien Baker - 'Faith Healer', Good Sad Happy Bad - 'Star', I DON'T KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME - 'Clusterhug', This Is The Kit - 'Off Off On', Orla Gartland - 'Pretending', No Thank You - 'Strange & Wonderful', Soft Palms - 'Rainbow', Lanterns On The...

Duration:01:55:58

The Breakdown - 17th October 2020

10/17/2020
We managed to fit thirty one tracks into this week's Breakdown. All of which are excellent. Here they are in detail... Jane Weaver - 'The Revolution Of Super Visions', HEALTH - 'COLORS' (feat. The Soft Moon), Annie - 'The Countdown To The End Of The World', Hollow Sinatra - 'White Plug', Beabadoobee - 'Charlie Brown', Helena Deland - 'Pale', Cloud Nothings - 'Am I Something', Starling - 'No Leader', Sun June - 'Karen O', We Cut Corners - 'You Get A Pass', Osees - 'Electric...

Duration:01:56:34

The Breakdown - 17th October 2020

10/17/2020
We managed to fit thirty one tracks into this week's Breakdown. All of which are excellent. Here they are in detail... Jane Weaver - 'The Revolution Of Super Visions', HEALTH - 'COLORS' (feat. The Soft Moon), Annie - 'The Countdown To The End Of The World', Hollow Sinatra - 'White Plug', Beabadoobee - 'Charlie Brown', Helena Deland - 'Pale', Cloud Nothings - 'Am I Something', Starling - 'No Leader', Sun June - 'Karen O', We Cut Corners - 'You Get A Pass', Osees - 'Electric...

Duration:01:56:34

The Breakdown - 10th October 2020

10/10/2020
Another week, another pre-recorded Breakdown. Joel has 15 tracks in the first hour, Steve has 11 in the second. Here's precisely what they are... Teenanger - 'Pleassure', Traams - 'Intercontinental Radio Waves', Shamir - 'Paranoia', Loma - 'Elliptical Day', Little Mix - 'Not A Pop Song', Future Islands - 'Waking', Kississippi - 'Around Your Room', almost monday - 'don't say you're ordinary', Bleached - 'Stupid Boys', Lykke Li - 'BRON', Metz - 'Parasite', Cherry Pickles -...

Duration:01:57:41

The Breakdown - 10th October 2020

10/10/2020
Another week, another pre-recorded Breakdown. Joel has 15 tracks in the first hour, Steve has 11 in the second. Here's precisely what they are... Teenanger - 'Pleassure', Traams - 'Intercontinental Radio Waves', Shamir - 'Paranoia', Loma - 'Elliptical Day', Little Mix - 'Not A Pop Song', Future Islands - 'Waking', Kississippi - 'Around Your Room', almost monday - 'don't say you're ordinary', Bleached - 'Stupid Boys', Lykke Li - 'BRON', Metz - 'Parasite', Cherry Pickles - 'Things...

Duration:01:57:41

The Breakdown - 3rd October 2020

10/3/2020
Into October and there's as much incredible music coming out as ever. Here's 26 such examples with a couple of throwbacks for good measure... Jónsi - 'Salt Licorice' (feat. Robyn), SKIA - 'Pocket', Good Sad Happy Bad - 'Pyro', Panic Shack - 'I Don't Really Like It', Kiwi Jr - 'Undecided Voters', Andrew Bird - 'Andalucia', Purity Ring - 'Better Off Alone', Fastest Loser - 'J.F.', Firestations - 'Small Island' Coach Party - 'Can't Talk, Won't', Deep Sea Diver - 'Wishing', Gianna...

Duration:01:57:58

The Breakdown - 3rd October 2020

10/3/2020
Into October and there's as much incredible music coming out as ever. Here's 26 such examples with a couple of throwbacks for good measure... Jónsi - 'Salt Licorice' (feat. Robyn), SKIA - 'Pocket', Good Sad Happy Bad - 'Pyro', Panic Shack - 'I Don't Really Like It', Kiwi Jr - 'Undecided Voters', Andrew Bird - 'Andalucia', Purity Ring - 'Better Off Alone', Fastest Loser - 'J.F.', Firestations - 'Small Island' Coach Party - 'Can't Talk, Won't', Deep Sea Diver - 'Wishing', Gianna...

Duration:01:57:58

The Breakdown - 26th September 2020

9/26/2020
Here's what's on this week's fun-packed edition of Sheffield's self-appointed premier new music extravaganza... Tune-Yards - 'Nowhere, Man', Kevin Morby - 'Wander', Fenne Lily - 'Birthday', Sufjan Stevens - 'The Ascension', Idles - 'Kill Them With Kindness', Ruby Fields - 'Pretty Grim', Matt Maeson - 'Hallucinogenics' (feat. Lana Del Rey), Pixies - 'Hear Me Out', Michael Kiwanuka - 'Final Days', Ian Wayne - 'Was/ Just Was', Matt Berry - 'Take A Bow', Tunng - 'Death Is The New...

Duration:01:58:22

The Breakdown - 26th September 2020

9/26/2020
Here's what's on this week's fun-packed edition of Sheffield's self-appointed premier new music extravaganza... Tune-Yards - 'Nowhere, Man', Kevin Morby - 'Wander', Fenne Lily - 'Birthday', Sufjan Stevens - 'The Ascension', Idles - 'Kill Them With Kindness', Ruby Fields - 'Pretty Grim', Matt Maeson - 'Hallucinogenics' (feat. Lana Del Rey), Pixies - 'Hear Me Out', Michael Kiwanuka - 'Final Days', Ian Wayne - 'Was/ Just Was', Matt Berry - 'Take A Bow', Tunng - 'Death Is The New...

Duration:01:58:22

The Breakdown - 19th September 2020

9/19/2020
Another bumper edition of The Breakdown, featuring 27 new tracks and a classic. Here's this week's line-up... Porridge Radio - '7 Seconds', All Ashore - 'Radio Sunshine', Luke Wright & Cobbler - 'Back At The End Again', Fox Academy - 'Hornet', Sunflower Bean - 'Moment In The Sun', HEALTH - 'CYBERPUNK 2.0.2.0', Fenne Lily - 'I Used To Hate My Body But Now I Just Hate You', A.G. Cook - 'Airhead', Janelle Monáe - 'Turntables', Mourn - 'Men', Deradoorian - 'Devil's Market', Oh Land...

Duration:01:57:43