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May (4 posts)

  1. Punk Britannia on BBC Four and 6 Music

    Monday 28 May 2012, 18:06

    James Stirling (6 Music) James Stirling (6 Music)

    June 2012 is a month of big anniversaries across the UK and in my role at BBC Radio 6 Music, I have had the pleasure of piecing together our Punk Britannia season alongside colleagues at BBC Four.

    Punk Britannia marks 35 years since Punk's heyday in 1977, which exploded...

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  2. The making of BBC Four's Punk Britannia

    Thursday 24 May 2012, 16:59

    Rebecca Mounsey Rebecca Mounsey

    In February Rebecca Mounsey completed her contract with the BBC's Production Training Scheme - eighteen months of training and working in placements across both TV and Radio productions. BBC Four's Punk Britannia is her first production working in her new role as an Assistant Producer.

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  3. Gems from the Arena vault shine again

    Wednesday 9 May 2012, 11:15

    Alexandra Mattholie Alexandra Mattholie

    Last summer we collaborated with BBC Music Online to explore the Arena archive and choose a selection of clips to go online. There are now more than 150 clips up on the Arena webpage.

    Music has always been close to Arena's heart and with an archive of over 500 programmes, running from 1978 onwards...

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  4. The Best Albums of April 2012

    Thursday 3 May 2012, 14:56

    Mike Diver Mike Diver

    Well, that was one impressive month for high-quality new album releases. I've an idea that a fair few of these might feature in the year-end best-of lists.

    Album of the Month

    Death Grips - The Money Store
    (Columbia; released 23 April)

    Recommended by: Zane Lowe, BBC Introducing in Wales

    "On this, the...

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