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Elisha Sessions

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  1. Vote for the greatest song in 6 Music's history

    From guest writer Gary Bales, editor of BBC Radio 6 Music Hello there. Since the launch of 6 Music on March 11th, 2002, our brilliant presenters have played nigh on a million records into your ears (seriously....based on an average of 240 tracks a day we are nearly at a million... maybe e...

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  2. Ghosts of past and future - The week in BBC Music

    This week The Palma Violets Tuesday night was the last episode of Later... Live with Jools Holland to be filmed in the BBC's venerable Television Centre, due to be vacated at some unspecified point early in the new year. There was emotion in the air as Jools took the audience through the...

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  3. Vinyl memories - The week in BBC Music

    Catch up The Sound It Out record shop You've got a bit less than a week left to watch Sound It Out, a strangely moving documentary on BBC Four about vinyl record shops in the UK and the kind of person to whom they're important. It's less a retelling of the Nick Hornby-esque list-making n...

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  4. Stars and charts - The week in BBC Music

    Catch up Kendrick Lamar at 1Xtra Live This week 1Xtra Live takes to the stage in four cities across the UK. Kendrick Lamar, Trey Songz, Angel, WizKid, and Tulisa played in Brixton on Monday, and Tuesday Rita Ora, Misha B, Wiley, DJ Fresh and Daley lit up Manchester. It doesn't stop there...

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  5. Pop & plaudits - The week in BBC Music

    What you haven't missed yet The CMA Awards Bob Harris was at the Country Music Association Awards last week and he caught up with Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood and more Nashville royalty backstage, which you can hear along with highlights of the main awards of the evening. Blake Shelton, ...

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  6. Rock and more - The week in BBC Music

    What you (haven't) missed (yet) Brian Fallon of The Gaslight Anthem All week long it's been Radio 1 Rocks (it's hard to put that in the past tense, by the way), with live sessions from You Me at Six, Lower Than Atlantis, Biffy Clyro, The Gaslight Anthem and many more. There's an entire w...

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  7. Psych, folk & pianos - This week in BBC Music

    This week AlunaGeorge in the Live Lounge AlunaGeorge were in the Live Lounge for Trevor Nelson doing Your Drums, Your Love and a killer cover of Montell Jordan's This is How We Do it. Yes, you just read that right! If you click through, you'll see that clip is part of BBC Music's Showc...

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  8. Apps and raps - This week in BBC Music

    This week Guru The big music news at the BBC this week was the unveiling of iPlayer Radio and its partner in crime, the iPlayer Radio smartphone app. It's currently available for the iPhone and described in some detail on the BBC Internet Blog. Android users sadly need to wait a little w...

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  9. What happened and what's next in BBC Music

    This week Hot Chip at Maida Vale studios Later... with Jools Holland has kicked off its new series. As you know. What you may not know is that every performance is available for a full month after it's broadcast, but not through iPlayer - as clips, conveniently bundled up in our Later......

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  10. Pickin guitars, spittin bars - This week in BBC Music

    This week The Gaslamp Killer A banner 20th series of Later... with Jools Holland kicked off on Tuesday 25 Sept with live performances from The xx, Public Image Limited, Muse, The Beach Boys and Natalie Duncan. Pretty wild when you remember that they're all actually in the same room a...

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  11. Strings and bling - This week in BBC Music

    This week Oliver Sim from The xx The big deal this week was The xx performing with the BBC Philharmonic in Bridlington Spa, streamed live on the Radio 1 website, on FM and DAB, and on the Red Button all the next day. If you somehow managed to miss it all, you can catch up on Zane Lowe's ...

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  12. Symphonics and pop clips - The week in BBC Music

    What you (haven't) missed (yet) Last weekend Radio 2 was in Hyde Park for a big outdoor concert with the likes of Tom Jones, Paloma Faith, the Average White Band and more Radio 2 stalwarts. The weather was impeccable and we have loads of video up for you to watch. There was also Rich...

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  13. Riots, prizes and more - This week in BBC Music

    What we've been tweeting throughout the week... Monday we told you that Nemone had snagged a rare interview with Four Tet over on 6 Music, where he discussed his new album, Pink, among other things. 1Xtra's Stories Tuesday we linked to the latest 1Xtra Story, entitled Did Hip Hop...

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  14. Monday Roundup

    What we've been tweeting about and more... Last week Notting Hill Carnival 2012 1Xtra was broadcasting all afternoon from Notting Hill Carnival on Monday, with Sarah Jane Crawford, Adele Roberts, Seani B, and Ace & Vis welcoming guests throughout the day in their "secret location" (it ...

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  15. Friday Roundup

    Last week... On Monday we told you that Jessie Ware was in Maida Vale studios to record live versions of some of the standout tracks on her new record, Devotion, for Radio 1 DJ Rob Da Bank, including 110% and Wildest Moments. The show expires on Saturday but we've got highlights that will be u...

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  16. Friday Roundup

    During the week, we tweet about programmes across the BBC we'd like to draw your attention to. But not everyone's on Twitter of course, and those who are won't necessarily see every tweet that comes in. So each Friday we'll aim to recap what's caught our ears (and sometimes eyes) over the last...

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