The BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra Playlists: 29th September 2017
BBC Radio 1: Saltbread - Wild Heartbeat
Saltbread has been playlisted on Radio 1! Be sure to catch his tune 'Wild Heartbeat’ being played by Clara, Dev, Alice, Scott and Greg all week.
Supported by: The dream team at BBC Music Introducing in Norfolk.
Style: Pop-enthused electro funk.
Essential: Saltbread is Rob Willis, a producer from Norfolk who first uploaded to BBC Music Introducing back in January. He describes his style as ‘weird dance music’ and draws influences from Daft Punk and Boys Noize. ‘Wild Heartbeat’ is a super catchy jam perfect for daytime Radio 1 and it features Czech vocalist Jakub Ondra.
BBC 1Xtra: Yizzy feat. Specialist Moss - Parental Guidance
Huge congratulations to Yizzy who is now on 1Xtra’s playlist! The Lewisham rapper is also the winner of BBC Music Introducing’s Future Fund with PRS, and he will be performing at BBC Music Introducing Live at the O2 Academy Brixton this Wednesday!
Supported by: The legends at BBC Music Introducing in London.
Style: Raw to the bone London Grime.
Essential: Yizzy is a 17-year-old MC from South East London who has been uploading to BBC Music Introducing since April 2016. This promising artist has been recognised for his honest bars and zipping flow by Introducing and 1Xtra, and as our Future Fund winner, Yizzy will be playing the biggest gig of his life this week alongside Nao, George Ezra and Slaves. ‘Parental Guidance’ was produced by MDMW and features Specialist Moss on the vocals. Yizzy claims that the track is an insight into his life that he hopes people can relate to. You can grab tickets to see him at BBC Music Introducing Live here.