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Amelie Lens shines in four-hour Essential Mix debut [Stream]

Amelie Lens knows how to make a debut. After receiving an invite from Pete Tong to perform her first Essential Mix, Lens delivered the first four-hour mix the storied BBC Radio 1 program has seen since 1997. The extended set is an honor well-deserved for Lens, who has been quickly rising up the ranks of […]

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Amelie Lens shines in four-hour Essential Mix debut [Stream]

Amelie Lens knows how to make a debut. After receiving an invite from Pete Tong to perform her first Essential Mix, Lens delivered the first four-hour mix the storied BBC Radio 1 program has seen since 1997. The extended set is an honor well-deserved for Lens, who has been quickly rising up the ranks of […]

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Radio listening on the rise in times of isolation and quarantine

Though streaming numbers are down on platforms like Spotify, people around the world appear to be turning to the radio in these uncertain times. A new report from BBC News says that Global, a company that owns Capital FM and talk station LBC, said online radio listening had risen by 15 percent. A spokeswoman for […]

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A ‘celebration of Glastonbury’ will take place on BBC in lieu of festival

Glastonbury recently announced that its 50th anniversary edition would be postponed amid public health concerns surrounding COVID-19. Though the news has brought sadness to many, BBC is doing its best to keep spirits high with a special edition broadcast in celebration of the festival’s longstanding legacy. “We are already looking forward to next year’s festival […]

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A ‘celebration of Glastonbury’ will take place on BBC in lieu of festival

Glastonbury recently announced that its 50th anniversary edition would be postponed amid public health concerns surrounding COVID-19. Though the news has brought sadness to many, BBC is doing its best to keep spirits high with a special edition broadcast in celebration of the festival’s longstanding legacy. “We are already looking forward to next year’s festival […]

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Doctor Who Returns to Chilling Form, With Help From a Ghost of Futures Past

The past few episodes of Doctor Who had slowly begun to unravel a lingering problem with this latest iteration of the show: too many people at the TARDIS console, leading to narrative setups that take too long to get going, or leave some of our heroes behind to really get there. Ahead of its season […]

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Good Morning Mix: Fisher drops off debut Essential Mix

Throughout an artist’s career, there are many signs indicating whether they’re building to be a consistent musical force or just another flash in the pan. One of the most promising signs for a burgeoning artist is receiving an invitation to craft an Essential Mix. The latest invitee is the lovable Aussie producer FISHER, who stopped […]

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Billionaire Boys Club x Reebok Zig Kinetica Releasing Next Week

Following their collaboration at ComplexCon 2019, Pharrell’s Billionaire Boys Club and Reebok have come together once again for a new project. On February 7, Billionaire Boys Club will release its highly anticipated BBC x Reebok Zig Kinetica. Seen in images above, the Billionaire Boys Club x Reebok Zig Kinetica features a unique sole built for […]

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Diplo unleashes Best of the Decade mix with BBC

Diplo resurfaced on BBC with a two-hour mix in hand, meditating on his favorite selections of the last decade. If anyone is lined-up to slather their taste across the masses, it’s the eclectic, multi-genre, multi-project, label boss, A&R by association, tastemaker: Diplo. With a wildly successful and watershed decade himself from his reign as Major […]

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Diplo unleashes Best of the Decade mix with BBC

Diplo resurfaced on BBC with a two-hour mix in hand, meditating on his favorite selections of the last decade. If anyone is lined-up to slather their taste across the masses, it’s the eclectic, multi-genre, multi-project, label boss, A&R by association, tastemaker: Diplo. With a wildly successful and watershed decade himself from his reign as Major […]

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Good Morning Mix: A-Trak beasts a two-hour hip-hop mix for BBC

A-Trak throws down with a hip-hop-heavy mix for BBC 1Xtra’s rap show with Tiffany Calver. The two-hour audio also features an interview with the Fool’s Gold label boss and a stop by from South Londoner A2, who recently released his All Spill album. London grime dominates the beginning of the mix, throwing slowthai, Krept & […]

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What Your Kid Can Learn From BBC’s ‘Sarah & Duck’

In the British cartoon Sarah & Duck, Sarah is a girl who lives with her best friend, a mallard named Duck. Their home is devoid of adults except the omnipresent narrator/possible dad. Each short episode follows the pair through both mundane activities (like making a cake) and fantastical scenarios (like the cake…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Aluna Francis of AlunaGeorge recounts alleged attack by collaborator

Recently on BBC’s Next Episode Podcast, Aluna Francis, lead singer and songwriter of AlunaGeorge, recounted an alleged attack by a collaborator while they were working together. Next Episode covers #MeToo’s intersection with the music industry. During the recent episode, Francis recalls being lured to an unnamed collaborator’s hotel room when he offered to let her […]

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Release Date: BBC x adidas NMD Hu Digijack Blue

Pharrell and adidas are coming together again to release more new colorways of their adidas NMD Hu silhouette which has become a popular silhouette. For their next project they have taken the modified NMD silhouette and have decided to cover it in a plaid pattern. This BBC x adidas NMD Hu features a combination of […]

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deadmau5 makes his BBC Essential Mix debut as Testpilot [Stream]

It’s been quite a while since deadmau5 recorded a BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix: 11 years, to be exact. The producer last put forth an individual Essential Mix in 2008, but now rejoins the Essential Mix circuit, to debut his first BBC mix as Testpilot. Testpilot’s inaugural BBC showing is exactly what listeners familiar with deadmau5’s industrially oriented […]

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All Day I Dream’s world tour coincides with pensive new Essential Mix from Lee Burridge

The first dates of All Day I Dream‘s world tour have been unveiled, kicking off yet another expansive year for the brand. Twenty-two dates have been announced across six countries so far, with more to be announced in the coming months. Lee Burridge‘s iconic day-into-night parties have become a global staple by now, enamoring international […]

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Look Out For The BBC x adidas NMD Hu Trail Heart/Mind Blue Black

The BBC x adidas NMD Hu Trail Heart/Mind is arriving in a new Blue/Black colorway sometime this year according to rumors. Sporting the black and black hue in a plaid-like design across its upper, the base is also detailed with “Heart” and Mind” embroidered on the right and left shoe, respectively. Finally, BBC’s “B” logo […]

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