Blog posts by year and month July 2012

Posts (12)

  1. I wanted to add a bit more detail to the booking process for our stage at Reading & Leeds and indeed our other festival stages. It's obvious from some of your comments on this blog that a lot of our selection processes and policies aren't clear enough on our website. We will aim to improve thes...

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  2. 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 blindi...

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  3. Label of Love time! This week, we get all indie on your collective asses and meet Tom Ashton from Fika Recordings. Urged by his mate to finally set up a label after talking about it for so long, Fika is going from strength to strength. Here's Tom to tell us more... Tracks played: Harper...

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  4. Making their way onto the Radio 1 playlist this week are Bristol sextet Phantom Limb and their soulful track Good Fortune. In comparison to our usual Tip of the Week picks Phantom Limb's offering is a definite gear change - and a welcome one too. Stripped back to the essentials (piano, strings...

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  5. On Monday 23rd July 2012, highlights of Jazz on 3's BBC Introducing night at Manchester Jazz Festival hit the airwaves at 11pm on BBC Radio 3. To celebrate, JO3 presenter Jez Nelson (that's him below) wrote a few words for us to guide listeners through the night's entertainment. The show is ava...

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  6. Today is a good day. We can now announce the line-up for the BBC Introducing Stage at Reading & Leeds Festival which takes place from August 24th-26th 2012. Celebrating its fifth year at the festival, the stage has previously seen debut performances from Pulled Apart By Horses (who will make ...

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  7. Sex Farm Records founder Paul says the label is 'an eccentric, bearded man releasing records from the comfort of his own bedroom'. They've had some intriguing releases including the brilliant Yolanda The Panda EP by Free Swim (all about a panda who climbs Mt Everest), so we asked head honcho Pau...

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  8. The summer is always a busy time for our local BBC Introducing shows across the country. The festivals come thick and fast with plenty of opportunities for the teams to step out of the studio. Ryan Morrison presents BBC Introducing in Jersey - he's written a guest blog post for the site about ...

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  9. During their performance on the Introducing Stage at T in the Park, La Shark frontman Samuel Geronimo Deschamps jumped over the crowd barrier, rolled around in the mud and then did a front flip straight onto the very dirty floor (you can watch it here from about 8 mins in). It took the crowd by ...

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  10. Denizen Recordings is based in Nottingham and works with up and coming artists and labels in the area to release their music. I spoke to Peter at Denizen to find out more! Follow Denizen Recordings on Twitter and find out more about their roster on their official site. Note from Int...

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