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  1. On the playlist: Picture Book - Why Are We Wasting Our Time

    Monday 3 December 2012, 18:20

    This week, Picture Book are the BBC Introducing artist on the Radio 1 playlist. Excellent news for them as it means their track Why Are We Wasting Our Time will get played on daytime shows including Greg James, Scott Mills and Fearne Cotton. You can hear Why Are We Wasting Our Time below and find out...

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  2. On the playlist: Peasant's King - Antidotes

    Monday 26 November 2012, 11:07

    Anitidotes by Peasant's King is the latest BBC Introducing track on the Radio 1 playlist. The South Wales band will have their track played by daytime DJs, including Greg James, Dev and Scott Mills, all this week. Listen to Anitdotes now and be sure to read up on the group below.

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    Hometown: The quintet...

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  3. Annie Nightingale's advice for BBC Introducing artists

    Tuesday 20 November 2012, 16:53

    In September, our BBC Introducing teams from across the country were asked to submit tracks and artists that they felt were suitable for Annie Nightingale's BBC Radio 1 show. It was a chance to show Annie and her team the vast array of talent that uses the BBC Introducing Uploader and for Annie to pass...

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  4. On the playlist: SOAK - Fingers Crossed

    Tuesday 20 November 2012, 11:38

    A look at the Radio 1 playlist this week and you'll see the name of Soak, the singer songwriter whose song Fingers Crossed has been chosen for the weekly BBC Introducing slot on the playlist. Find out more about her below and listen to Fingers Crossed at your leisure.

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    Hometown: Derry-based Bridie...

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  5. On the Playlist: DARC - Isis

    Tuesday 13 November 2012, 14:19

    DARC are the latest BBC Introducing artist to be added to the Radio 1 playlist. Isis will be played by Fearne Cotton, Greg James, Scott Mills, Dev and Huw Stephens and you can listen to the track below along with some choice bits of information about the Scottish band.

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    Hometown: Edinburgh quartet...

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  6. On the Playlist: Kappa Gamma - Just Another

    Tuesday 6 November 2012, 10:20

    A look at this week's Radio 1 playlist and you'll come across the name of Kappa Gamma and their track Just Another. They are the latest BBC Introducing artist to get a spot on the playlist which means daytime plays by Fearne Cotton, Greg James, Dev and Scott Mills. Have a listen to Just Another below...

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  7. On the Playlist: Big Beat Bronson - New Me

    Monday 29 October 2012, 15:28

    Each week a BBC Introducing track gets picked for the Radio 1 playlist ensuring airplay to millions on shows like Fearne Cotton, Scott Mills and Greg James.

    Smashing their way on the playlist this week are Big Beat Bronson and New Me. The track can be heard below and will also feature on Huw Stephens...

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  8. On the Playlist: Jay Brown - Video

    Tuesday 23 October 2012, 14:01

    This week, BBC Introducing artist Jay Brown and Video have been added to the Radio 1 playlist. This means the track will be heard across daytime shows including Greg James, Fearne Cotton and Dev.

    You can listen to the track here (don't forget to tell us what you think in the comments below) and you will...

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  9. On the Playlist: Summer City - We Were On A Break

    Monday 15 October 2012, 12:54

    Each week, a BBC Introducing track gets added to the Radio 1 daytime playlist. It's a big deal because it means the artist gets played by the likes of Greg James, Dev and Fearne Cotton. This week, that artist is Summer City and here's what you need to know about them along with their track We Were On...

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  10. On the playlist: The Skints - Up Against The Wall Riddim

    Monday 1 October 2012, 17:38

    This week sees The Skints getting added to the Radio 1 playlist with their track Up Against The Wall Riddim being heard across daytime shows including Greg James, Dev and Scott Mills. Have a listen and read up on some essential facts about the band.

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    Hometown: East London
    Style: The Skints describe themselves...

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  11. On the playlist: Mausi - sol.

    Monday 24 September 2012, 12:39

    Representing BBC Introducing on the Radio 1 playlist this week are Mausi and their tune sol. Listen to the track and find out a little more about the group.

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    Hometown: Newcastle via Milan. Mausi are fronted by siblings Thomas and Daisy Finetto, who were born in Italy. They are joined by friends Ben...

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  12. On the playlist: Random Impulse - On A Roll

    Monday 17 September 2012, 11:45

    This week's BBC Introducing track on the Radio 1 playlist is Random Impulse and On A Roll. The track will be getting played all week by the likes of Greg James, Dev and Huw Stephens. Here's a little introduction to the man himself.

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    Hometown: Hackney, London
    Style: Random, real name Jovel Walker,...

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  13. On the playlist: Isaac Danquah - Opportunities

    Monday 10 September 2012, 15:30

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    Each week, a track by a BBC Introducing added to the Radio 1 playlist. It's then played across daytime shows, including Fearne Cotton and Greg James, for a whole week. Here's what you need to know about this week's artist Isaac Danquah and his track Opportunities.

    Hometown: Hackney, London
    Style: Isaac...

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  14. Tip of the Week: Hawk Eyes - Headstrung

    Monday 3 September 2012, 17:12

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    We've already told the story of Hawk Eyes on our Reading & Leeds Festival pages but it's worth telling again for those unfamiliar with their beginnings.

    Until the end of the 2011, the band were known as Chickenhawk, a fearsome hardcore quartet from Leeds who toured with Alexisonfire and We Are The...

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  15. Tip of the Week: Deaf Club - Sunday

    Wednesday 29 August 2012, 12:44

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    Those who caught Deaf Club on the BBC Introducing Stage at Reading or Leeds at the weekend will now be well aware of their powers. Their 25 minute set (highlights of which can be seen here) brought a stormy, bewitching atmosphere to the festival that swept far beyond the reaches of the Stage's limits...

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  16. Tip of the Week: Dear Prudence - Coming Apart Again

    Wednesday 22 August 2012, 19:36

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    This weekend, Dear Prudence play the BBC Introducing Stage at Reading & Leeds festival. Not an ordinary week for the Brighton band and made even better with a spot on the BBC Radio 1 playlist for their track Coming Apart Again.

    Coming Apart Again is a brilliant piece of gothic pop that's dark, moody...

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  17. Tip of the Week: Chutes - Brighten Up

    Wednesday 15 August 2012, 11:32

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    Everyone seems to be scratching around for post-Olympic hangover cures this week. Well, good news, we have one too - the cheery sounds of Chutes and their single Brighten Up, currently all over BBC Radio 1's playlist.

    Despite the regular repitition of the lyric "the weather's been cold outside, and...

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  18. Tip of the Week: Paigey Cakey - Hood Swag

    Wednesday 8 August 2012, 12:51

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    One of the stars of the BBC Introducing Stage at Hackney Weekend, Paigey Cakey is an exciting new rapping talent from East London. No stranger to the fame game, Paigey (real name Paige Meade) starred in Joe Cornish's Attack The Block last year and will soon be on your screens in Waterloo Road.

    Hood...

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  19. What can the Performing Arts Fund do for you?

    Wednesday 1 August 2012, 15:25

    The Performing Arts Fund is a BBC charity committed to developing new performing arts talent from across the UK. Previous winners of the Fund have gone on to produce a Mercury Prize winning album, perform at the Glastonbury Festival, work with likes of Kanye West and Flo Rida and land starring roles...

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  20. Tip of the Week: More Than Conquerors - Bear Knuckle Fight

    Monday 30 July 2012, 12:00

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    More Than Conquerors have long been championed by BBC Radio Ulster's Across The Line show and it's no surprise to see their charms opened up to an even wider audience with a spot on the BBC Radio 1 playlist this week.
    The Belfast group make punk funk an artform and Bear Knuckle Fight is a blinding...

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