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  1. The Liberty of Norton Folgate - A drama

    Mark Davies Markham

    The story of an East-End cafe inspired Madness to think about the multicultural influence that had helped to build the community surrounding it over generations.

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  2. Gearing up for the Folk Awards

    Mark Radcliffe

    Presenter

    Mark Radcliffe looks ahead to this year's BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, where the nominess include Sam Lee, Lau, Bellowhead, Jim Moray, Karine Polwart, Sam Sweeney and Duncan Chisholm.

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

    Elisha Sessions

    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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  4. 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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  5. The Best Albums of 2012... So Far

    Mike Diver

    Six months down, six to go. BBC Music asked a selection of its own DJs and reviewers, plus a handful of friends from across the industry, to name their favourite albums of the year so far. And below are the results. Enjoy! Please note that these lists are not ranked - they're just five albums ...

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  6. The Best Albums of January 2012

    Mike Diver

    BBC Album Reviews Editor Mike Diver casts an ear over the best of the bunch from January's raft of new record releases. Album of the Month Django Django - Django Django (Because Music; released 30 January) Recommended by: 6 Music Album of the Day, Vic Galloway, Tom Robinson, Lauren Laver...

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  7. Nitin Sawhney Spins the Globe

    Nitin Sawhney

    Words cannot really express the excitement I feel in being given a platform to express and play some of my favourite music on BBC Radio 2. This is a "no-holds-barred" perspective on music from around the globe, looking at music for exactly what it is - a universal language. All my work over the ...

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