Blog posts by year and month October 2012

Posts (9)

  1. Last week was Radio 1 Rocks, where British rock was given the mighty platform its current front-runners deserve, and I spoke to a couple of the bands taking part to see what advice they have for the future heroes of the scene. Almost all acts that were part of the week on Radio 1 got there thr...

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  2. 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 S...

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  3. This week's Introducing track Hey Now is a great find from a four piece band consisting of Jack, David, Ian and Sam who go by the name of Injured Birds. They've described their sound "plinky soul" or "art folk" and it was passed onto us by BBC Introducing in Nottingham, which at the moment is a ...

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  4. 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) an...

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  5. 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 We...

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  6. This week's discovery is a banger from a 25 year old producer and DJ called Primer, also known as Zak Tysoe. His studio is in a converted chicken shed which he shares with various mice, cats and spiders - they must be great inspiration though as he's producing some lush beats, like on this track...

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  7. This week sees the highly acclaimed Tall Ships have their single Gallop added to the Radio 1 playlist. Listen out for it making an appearance across daytime shows including Greg James, Dev and Scott Mills. The single is below for you to discover as well as a few essential facts about the band. ...

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  8. It's a special bumper edition of BBC Introducing goodness this week blog fans - with not one but two tips that I've been loving from the BBC Introducing local shows around the country. First up is Sam Geoghegan from York. He's a 20 year old student making beautiful acoustic tunes, and BBC Intr...

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  9. 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. Hometown: East London Style: The Skin...

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