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31 posts about Music on this blog

  1. Radio 1's Live Lounge website and the Semantic Web

    Tuesday 12 February 2013, 14:53

    Sam Bailey Sam Bailey Interactive editor

    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.

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  2. The People's Songs: The story of post-war Britain in 50 records

    Thursday 6 December 2012, 17:31

    Paul Murphy Paul Murphy Senior Producer, A&Mi

    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.

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  3. Radio Reunited explained

    Wednesday 14 November 2012, 17:45

    Nigel Smith Nigel Smith Interactive Editor

    Radio Reunited sound piece with an explanation of where the different elements came from.

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  4. Watch Billy Bragg's John Peel lecture live online

    Friday 9 November 2012, 14:14

    Paul Murphy Paul Murphy Senior Producer, A&Mi

    This Monday from 7pm watch Billy Bragg live on the 6 Music website giving the second John Peel lecture

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  5. The launch of the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2013

    Tuesday 11 September 2012, 11:11

    Paul Murphy Paul Murphy Senior Producer, A&Mi

    The return of the BBC Audio Drama Awards for 2013

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  6. Radio Reunited: BBC Radio at 90

    Monday 10 September 2012, 15:39

    Tim Davie Tim Davie Director of Audio & Music

    The BBC is attempting an ambitious first, bringing together around 60 our stations

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  7. Reading and Leeds 2012: Online, mobile and on demand

    Thursday 30 August 2012, 17:07

    Rory Connolly Rory Connolly Senior Content Producer

    Making a mark with Reading + Leeds 2012 was always going to prove a challenge following the grandeur and celebration of the Olympics.

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  8. Blur at the Beeb: Radio 2 and 6 Music

    Monday 30 July 2012, 14:30

    Brett Spencer Brett Spencer

    On Tuesday night Blur will play live for both BBC Radio 2 and BBC 6 Music in front of two audiences who have been lucky enough to win tickets for this intimate gathering.

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  9. Beta homepages launch for BBC radio

    Monday 11 June 2012, 17:25

    Mark Friend Mark Friend Controller

    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.

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  10. Reflecting on the BBC Audio Drama Awards

    Monday 30 January 2012, 13:30

    Alison Hindell Alison Hindell

    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...

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  11. 1Xtra Live: The 1Xtra family goes on tour

    Wednesday 30 November 2011, 12:55

    Rob Spring Rob Spring

    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...

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  12. The Band Behind Bars on BBC Radio 2

    Thursday 24 November 2011, 12:20

    Heather Davies Heather Davies

    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...

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  13. The Specialist Classical Chart Podcast is back - this time for good!

    Tuesday 2 August 2011, 17:45

    Andrew Caspari Andrew Caspari

    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...

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  14. John Myers' review of the BBC's popular music stations

    Tuesday 14 June 2011, 10:42

    Tim Davie Tim Davie Director of Audio & Music

    Today we are making public a report which looks at potential synergies and savings within Radio 1, Radio 2, 6 Music and 1Xtra.

    Last year, I asked John Myers - CEO of the Radio Academy and one of the most respected figures in the radio industry - to review how our popular music stations are run and...

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  15. A record month for Audio and Music's websites

    Monday 9 May 2011, 18:40

    Alan Phillips Alan Phillips

    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...

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  16. Radio 1's Big Weekend online

    Tuesday 3 May 2011, 19:15

    Ben Chapman Ben Chapman Head of Popular Music, Radio and Music multiplatform

    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...

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  17. Purveyor of the anti-pop

    Friday 8 April 2011, 18:37

    Rowan Collinson Rowan Collinson

    Editor's note: a brand new 6 Music show that's designed from the ground up to be interactive - it's even named after a hashtag. The nerve centre for NowPlaying @6Music is the show's blog - SB

    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...

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  18. A new series for Radio 2 - Sounds of the 20th Century

    Wednesday 6 April 2011, 18:42

    Heather Davies Heather Davies

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...

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  • The enduring value of live radio

    Tuesday 22 February 2011, 16:04

    Tim Davie Tim Davie Director of Audio & Music

    It is rare that passionate radio listeners overwhelmingly and immediately support the scheduling changes that we make to a well-loved BBC radio station. However, having just announced that Radio 3 will broadcast live concerts every weekday at 7.30 p.m. for 46 weeks of the year, the reaction...

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  • Daily live concerts on BBC Radio 3

    Friday 18 February 2011, 11:10

    Edward Blakeman Edward Blakeman

    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...

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