Welcome to The Beat with Dean Jackson
You can hear The Beat every Saturday night from 6pm until 10pm.* Jump straight to the BBC Introducing hours
Though we play new local material throughout the programme, the final two hours are given over entirely to BBC Introducing; new unsigned, undiscovered and under the radar music. You can jump straight to this content using the link here.
It is stored separately on the iPlayer and you can jump straight to it by using the link below.
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Upload your music
If you're in a band, a solo artist or a bedroom producer and you want to get the music you're making played on BBC radio, upload your tracks to BBC Introducing.Upload your music at BBC Introducing
If you enter an East Midlands postcode when you register, your songs go straight into Dean Jackson's inbox.
You'll be notified automatically when your tracks are listened to by someone at the BBC or if they're going to be broadcast. If we like what we hear, you might even bag yourself a session or a slot on the BBC Introducing festival stage.