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BBC Radio 1Xtra launches Rave Show championing Black dance music culture

BBC Radio 1Xtra has launched a weekly show dedicated to showcasing Black dance music culture.


Presented by Jeremiah Asiamah, the show will air on 1Xtra...

UK music industry figures call for BBC Introducing shows to be saved

A number of music industry figures and organisations have expressed concerns at reports that elements of BBC Introducing, the BBC platform which highlights new and...

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Loyle Carner delves into the making of his new album, 'hugo', in a new BBC documentary.


The south London hip-hop artist explores his recently-released third...

New BBC documentary explores the power of music for people living with dementia

A new BBC documentary is set to explore how music can help people living with dementia.


It follows increased research in recent years into the...

New Hans Zimmer documentary to air this month

A new documentary about the life and work of famed composer Hans Zimmer is set to debut on UK TV this month.


'Hans Zimmer: Hollywood...

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BBC Radio 1 has opened applications for new presenters.


After launching in 2019, this year's BBC R1 Christmas Takeover is set to welcome a host of...

BBC admits to receiving complaints about DJ Tim Westwood

The BBC has admitted to receiving bullying and sexual misconduct complaints about its longtime presenter and DJ Tim Westwood.


A new report by BBC News...

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A new radio documentary series is set to explore the history of techno, from its origins in Detroit to its development around the world.


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Only 13% of UK festival headliners in 2022 are women, study finds

A new study of UK festivals by BBC Newsbeat has found that only 13% of 2022's headliners are women.


A gender-focused analysis of 50 UK...

Carl Cox features in new BBC documentary, Music and Motorbikes

Carl Cox discusses his love of motorbikes and starting up a motorsport team with BBC Sounds for a new documentary called Music and Motorbikes.


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Inspired by jungle legends, the prominent journalist was a regular DJ throughout the ‘90s

BBC News presenter Ros Atkins has shared a drum & bass DJ mix for BBC 6 Music’s Desert Island Disco All-Dayer. 

The journalist, who presents...

It's part of the documentary filmmaker's forthcoming BBC series, Forbidden America

A new documentary by Louis Theroux on US rap and hip-hop is in the works.

Focusing on the "new world" of the genres, with an...

The discussion, which involved a number of philosophers, took place on BBC Radio 4's Moral Maze

The return of clubs and nightlife to the UK following last month's so-called 'Freedom Day' was the subject of a recent discussion on BBC Radio...

Jaguar is the DJ and presenter at the helm of the BBC Introducing Dance show, giving first plays to many up-and-coming producers from around the...

“I think 2020 showed us how important radio is. It’s that human connection and companionship,” says Jaguar Bingham, who sounds just as warm and friendly as...

Anz, Nightwave, KG & DJ Stretch b2b Decibella and a special guest all feature

DJ Mag has locked a Radio 1 Dance Presents weekly residency, broadcasting mixes from some of our favourite DJs throughout January.

As part of Radio...

The lack of international artist bookings is allowing local scenes to thrive

A new podcast documenting the impact of the coronavirus crisis on the Chinese underground electronic music scene has been released as part of a BBC...

The film follows the MC after his release from prison

A documentary has been released about Digga D.

Produced for BBC iPlayer, a new documentary following 20-year-old drill MC Digga D, who was released from...

Delia Derbyshire: The Myths & The Legendary Tapes will premiere as part of London Film Festival

A new feature length film about electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire will premiere online next week as part of the BFI London Film Festival. 

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The channel will launch on BBC Sounds next month

BBC Radio 1 have announced a 24-hour dance music stream.

Launching next month, on Friday 9th October at 6PM, the BBC Radio 1 Dance dedicated...

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The story of rave and ecstasy in the UK has been explored in a new BBC Podcast.

The podcast, entitled Ecstasy: The Battle of Rave...