31 posts about Music on this blog
Tuesday 12 February 2013, 14:53
Radio 1's Live Lounge website contains an archive of 426 sessions dating back to 2007, showing who played when, where and what they played.
Thursday 6 December 2012, 17:31
BBC Radio 2 has launched a brand new landmark 50-part series and wants listeners to get involved by contributing stories that will feature in the programme.
Wednesday 14 November 2012, 17:45
Radio Reunited sound piece with an explanation of where the different elements came from.
Friday 9 November 2012, 14:14
This Monday from 7pm watch Billy Bragg live on the 6 Music website giving the second John Peel lecture
Tuesday 11 September 2012, 11:11
The return of the BBC Audio Drama Awards for 2013
Monday 10 September 2012, 15:39
The BBC is attempting an ambitious first, bringing together around 60 our stations
Thursday 30 August 2012, 17:07
Making a mark with Reading + Leeds 2012 was always going to prove a challenge following the grandeur and celebration of the Olympics.
Monday 30 July 2012, 14:30
Monday 11 June 2012, 17:25
The beta homepages test new designs and features as part of development of the Radio and Music Product - a one stop shop for listening to live and on demand radio from the BBC, on any digital device.
Monday 30 January 2012, 13:30
The BBC will be 90 years old this November and that feels like a good moment to be celebrating one of the longest-lived programming genres with the first ever BBC Audio Drama Awards.
In the UK, drama has been...
Wednesday 30 November 2011, 12:55
1Xtra Live is a stand-out event in the 1Xtra Calendar. A free event for more than 12,000 young music fans, in four cities. It's an opportunity for the station to get out on the road and showcase what 1Xtra is all about. It's also a chance for us to get out and meet our...
Thursday 24 November 2011, 12:20
Walking into a prison for the first time is a nerve-wracking and intimidating experience. As each heavy door slams behind you, the sense of claustrophobia increases - even in open spaces there's netting overhead...
Tuesday 2 August 2011, 17:45
One of my recent joys working on our interactive services for BBC Radio has been receiving our monthly figures for downloads and podcasts from our site. Last month listeners successfully put 14.8 million downloads on their PCs or mobile devices.
That's up from 9.8 million in July last year. One...
Tuesday 14 June 2011, 10:42
Today we are making public a report which looks at potential synergies and savings within Radio 1, Radio 2, 6 Music and 1Xtra.
Monday 9 May 2011, 18:40
Following the headlines in March's iPlayer stats pack that we published last month, I wanted to share some more details and insights about BBC Network Radio's interactive performance, as it was a record month for us. They say events drive reach, and plenty happened on the Radio websites in March that...
Tuesday 3 May 2011, 19:15
The Royal Wedding is tied up, done and dusted... and the music was my highlight. It was emotional, it had some new music (to my ears at least) bringing together hundreds of millions of people all listening and enjoying the same moment together. Whether you attended in person outside the Abbey, Buckingham...
Friday 8 April 2011, 18:37
I think it's taken a while for 6 Music to find its niche but now it has really found a sound. You wouldn't find...
Wednesday 6 April 2011, 18:42
As a producer for Trevor Dann's Company, a radio production company founded by the UK radio veteran of that name, I have the opportunity to work across an array of audio projects; however, I'm most excited about our new series, Sounds of the 20th Century. It's essentially an audio journey through...
Tuesday 22 February 2011, 16:04
It is rare that passionate radio listeners overwhelmingly and immediately support the scheduling changes that we makeÂ to aÂ well-loved BBC radio station. However,Â having just announced thatÂ Radio 3 will broadcast live concerts every weekday at 7.30 p.m. for 46 weeks of the year, the reaction...
Friday 18 February 2011, 11:10
BBC Radio 3 has just announced that its rich schedule of concerts, operas and recitals will be further enhanced from May 3, 2011 when listeners will be able to hear LIVE broadcasts direct from venues across the UK every weekday evening in Performance on 3. Here, Radio 3 Editor Edward Blakeman offers...