Blog posts by year and month May 2012
James Stirling (6 Music)
John Lydon (Photo: Andy Dunn) 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, whic...
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. Bria...
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 onw...
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 ...