The Cool Beans Getogethers #1 – Sam Walby & James Opus (Now Then Magazine)

And thus begins The Cool Beans Getogethers (or CBGs for short), where Chris Arnold sits down with people who do things. Things that might be of interest to you. If these things we speak of may be of interest to you then please, continue reading.

Gracing the radio microphones for the debut CBG are the eloquent Sam Walby & James Opus from the Sheffield & Manchester monthly publication – Now Then Magazine. On the show they chat about the work that goes in to the mag, the reasons for creating it in the first place, their trials & tribulations and plans for the future as well as playing a variety of hand-picked musical numbers.

The trio also look at the day’s best Tweets, talk about Hobbits and hear some news from the gone-but-not-forgotten Welsh Whisperer.

Taken from the Cool Beans Takeover on the Peace in the Park Radio on Sheffield Live (thanks to Sheffield Live for letting us use all their equipment and radio airwaves) on the 28th February 2014 and edited then uploaded to Mixcloud.

The Cool Beans Getogethers #1 – Sam Walby & James Opus (Now Then Magazine) by The Cool Beans Radio Show on Mixcloud

Or you can listen to the unedited version direct from the Sheffield Live website here here.


1. Mack The Knife (DJ Snatch Remix) by Louis Armstrong
2. The Oak Tree by Captives On The Carousel
3. Soweto by Screaming Maldini
4. Inner Babylon by Sons Of Kemet
5. My Girls by Animal Collective
6. Gangsta’s Paradise by The Grand Old Ukes Of Yorkshire
7. Good Name by William Onyeabor
8. CAM by The Stiff Joints

Over the coming months we’ll be inviting a whole heap of semi to very interesting people in to the studio for a chat. So WATCH OUT FOR THAT!