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  1. Best Albums of January 2013

    Mike Diver

    Ten of the best albums from the month of January 2013... Click to the BBC album reviews pages to read more, as well as hear track previews and leave your own comments.

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  2. BBC Music's Top 25 Albums of 2012

    Mike Diver

    Welcome to the top 25 albums of 2012, as voted for by a wide selection of BBC Music critics, DJs, and presenters from Radio 1, Radio 2, Radio 3, Radio 1Xtra, 6 Music, BBC Scotland and BBC Ulster. How was this list compiled? Each voter was asked to submit their own top five albums of 2012. The...

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  3. The Best Albums of November 2012

    Mike Diver

    The Best Albums of November 2012 Straight to business... Below you'll find details on 10 standout releases of November 2012. Do click through to the relevant review pages to read more about these great records; and keep them peeled for our very special Top 25 Albums of 2012, which will pop int...

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  4. The Best Albums of October 2012

    Mike Diver

    Straight to business - below are 10 really rather excellent new albums that were released in October 2012. They are by no means the only really rather excellent albums released in said period; merely, they are a representation of the quality the month had to offer. Check in with all of BBC Music...

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  5. The Best Albums of September 2012

    Mike Diver

    September is often a fantastic month for new album releases. This time in 2011, we were filling our ears (well, I was at least) with superb records by Mastodon, Boom Bip, Wilco and Laura Marling, alongside many others. Rewind another year and the best of September featured long-players from Aloe...

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  6. Monday Roundup

    Elisha Sessions

    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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  7. The Best Albums of August 2012

    Mike Diver

    The music industry's summertime release schedule is rarely graced by excellence - but the 10 albums below are well worth spending a little time with. Album of the Month… Jessie Ware - Devotion (Island/PMR; released 20 August) Recommended by: 6 Music Album of the Day, MistaJam, An...

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  8. Album Reviews Q&A: Rita Ora

    Mike Diver

    Artist: Rita Ora Album: ORA Recommended by: Fearne Cotton Rita Ora has had a tremendous 2012. As lead vocalist on DJ Fresh's Hot Right Now, she scored a first number one in February; and the 21-year-old singer has followed that with two solo chart-toppers: How We Do (Party) i...

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  9. Friday Roundup

    Elisha Sessions

    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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  10. Friday Roundup

    Elisha Sessions

    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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