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The 1975 were guests on the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show this morning and took part in the "Call or Delete" prank phonecall game. Matty Healy not only prank called Niall Horan and Harry Styles of One Direction but also confirmed that he is writing music for the group (which may add more of an explanation to this photo). Listen to the whole bit in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 03/26/14 - 02:33 PM
The 1975 dropped by the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge today to play a stripped back, saxophone filled version of "Settle Down" as well as a fantastic cover of the current UK Number 1 single, Clean Bandit's "Rather Be". Watch the two performances in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 02/18/14 - 05:42 AM
The BBC Sound of 2014 longlist has been revealed and can be seen in the replies. Some fantastic artists including Royal Blood, Nick Mulvey, Banks, Sampha and Chloe Howl are included.
Kyle Huntington on 12/02/13 - 05:06 AM
Sales of vinyl albums have seen an increase of 70% over the last year in the UK. The BBC has an in-depth report on the numbers and factors surrounding the reason for the rise in figures and sales.
Kyle Huntington on 01/23/13 - 07:05 AM
There has been a lot of news regarding the biggest music and entertainment retail store in the UK, HMV, after they recently went into administration. The loss of this huge chain of stores would have a devastating effect on how music and film is purchased in the UK, let alone the personal effect on the thousands of employees, however a recent development has set things back in a more positive direction after Hilco UK acquired all of HMV's debts. Whilst not in the clear, this is a huge step forward in saving the last existing chain of music and movie retailers in the UK.
Kyle Huntington on 01/22/13 - 07:21 AM
Tony Visconti, the producer of the forthcoming David Bowie album The Next Day, recently spoke to BBC news about the record and stated that it's a "rock album" with the first single "Where Are We Now?" being one of the "slowest" and "most reflective" songs on the album.
From The Interview"It's the only track on the album that goes this much inward for him. It's quite a rock album, the rest of the songs, so I thought to myself why is David coming out with this very slow, albeit beautiful, ballad why is he doing this? He should come out with a bang. But he is a master of his own life. I think this was a very smart move, linking the past with the future, and I think the next thing you...
Kyle Huntington on 01/09/13 - 04:52 AM
HAIM are the BBC Sound of 2013 number 1 artist. The other four acts who make up the shortlist are AlunaGeorge, Angel Haze, Laura Mvula and CHVRCHES.
Kyle Huntington on 01/04/13 - 12:26 AM
The BBC Sound of 2013 longlist has been announced for a little while and this week the Top 5 artists have started to be revealed. Check out the long and shortlist which includes King Krule, AlunaGeorge, The Weeknd, Peace, Palma Violets, Haim, Savages and more here.
Kyle Huntington on 01/03/13 - 06:02 AM
Bobby Womack, who released the superb "comeback" album The Greatest Man In The Universe last year which was produced by Damon Albarn and Richard Russell, has revealed that he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's and is in the early stages of the disease.
From The Interview"The doctor says there are signs of Alzheimerís, itís not bad yet but will get worse." he told BBC 6 Music, "How can I not remember songs I wrote? Itís frustrating."

"The most embarrassing thing was when we were getting ready to announce Damon and I can't remember his last name," he continued, "That's so embarrassing."
Kyle Huntington on 01/02/13 - 06:51 AM
The BBC Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing with a number of artists this summer including Richard Hawley and now, The xx. The band will work with composer Alex Baranowski for the free show which will take place in Yorkshire in the coming month.
Kyle Huntington on 08/19/12 - 05:33 AM
The BBC Sound Of 2012 list has been revealed and includes artists such as ASAP Rocky, Michael Kiwanuka, Skrillex, Dry The River and more.
Kyle Huntington on 12/05/11 - 02:01 AM
Watch highlights and full sets from the recent Radio 1 Big Weekend here, including performances from Foo Fighters, My Chemical Romance, The Strokes and The Vaccines.
Kyle Huntington on 05/16/11 - 10:01 AM
Listen to Fleet Foxes' BBC session here. You can check out the setlist in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 04/21/11 - 12:44 PM
Head here to listen to Lucy Rose perform four live tracks in session for the BBC.
Kyle Huntington on 04/18/11 - 04:12 AM
Listen to The Wombats cover Jessie J's song, "Price Tag", for BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge in the replies. You can also head here to watch the band perform "Jump Into The Fog" and "Anti-D" live for FlyTV.
Kyle Huntington on 04/13/11 - 03:31 AM
Watch Taylor Swift cover the Mumford & Sons' "White Blank Page" for BBC Radio 1 in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 04/07/11 - 04:41 AM
Watch The Kills perform "Future Starts Slow" and "Satellite" live for BBC Radio 1 in the replies. The tracks are taken from their new album, Blood Pressures, which is released today in UK and tomorrow in the U.S.
Kyle Huntington on 04/04/11 - 05:16 AM
Head to the replies to hear Villagers cover pop-group Take That's hit single, "Back For Good" on the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge.
Kyle Huntington on 04/01/11 - 05:47 AM
Listen to My Chemical Romance cover Pulp's "Common People" on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge here.
Kyle Huntington on 03/31/11 - 05:33 AM
The Radio 1 Big Weekend line up has been announced. This year's festival takes place in Carlisle, UK.
Kyle Huntington on 03/30/11 - 05:52 AM
Head to the replies to watch The Vaccines performing their new single "If You Wanna" live in session for BBC Radio 1.
Kyle Huntington on 03/26/11 - 04:14 PM
Watch Warpaint performing "Undertow" in session at the BBC's Maida Vale studios here.
Kyle Huntington on 03/03/11 - 05:46 AM
The renowned BBC radio show "Desert Island Discs" is going to make 500 episodes available to listen to online. Over the past 69 years, the programme has had guests such as Morrissey, Paul McCartney and Emmylou Harris discuss the 8 records and luxuries they would take to a desert island and has been the second longest running show in the history of radio.
Kyle Huntington on 03/02/11 - 05:40 AM
Head to the replies to watch Laura Marling performing a "new" song called "Flicker and Fail" at the BBC Folk Awards 2011.
Kyle Huntington on 02/09/11 - 03:46 PM
The BBC Sound of 2011 list is getting ever closer to announcing the number 1 spot. James Blake was announced as number 2 today and you can now watch live performances, interviews and more from all of the artists including Jamie Woon, The Vaccines and more here.
Kyle Huntington on 01/06/11 - 06:27 AM
The BBC Sound of 2011 list which was mentioned a couple of weeks ago, has now started to count down the Top 5 Artists, discussing one of the five each day in more depth. Head here to see how that shortlist is now forming and also read interviews and watch videos of the acts.
Kyle Huntington on 01/05/11 - 05:05 AM
Head to the replies to see Yuck performing their track "Get Away" live in session for BBC Radio 1.
Kyle Huntington on 01/04/11 - 09:03 AM
Nero, who were recently featured on the BBC Sound of 2011 list, have released the video for their new single, "Me and You" which is released on January 3rd. Head to the replies to check out the video.
Kyle Huntington on 12/24/10 - 02:24 AM
Head here to listen to BBC Radio 1's Festive Festival with performances from the likes of Katy B, The Vaccines, James Blake, Yuck and more.
Kyle Huntington on 12/21/10 - 02:41 AM
Watch Yuck perform their new single, "Holing Out" live in session for the BBC in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 12/16/10 - 08:10 AM
Head to the replies to hear Vampire Weekend cover Cheryl Cole's "Fight For This Love" for BBC Radio 1.
Kyle Huntington on 12/16/10 - 08:01 AM
Head here to listen to The Vaccines live session and interview for BBC 6 Music.
Kyle Huntington on 12/15/10 - 05:15 AM
BBC Radio 1 Festive Festival line up has been announced. The artists playing this year on December 20th will be Yuck, Wretch 32, The Vaccines, James Blake, Katy B, Bullet For My Valentine and Adele.
Kyle Huntington on 12/06/10 - 02:46 PM
The BBC have announced their Sound of 2011 list which features the likes of The Vaccines, Warpaint, Yuck, Anna Calvi and James Blake. What are your thoughts on this year's list compared to previous years?
Kyle Huntington on 12/06/10 - 03:11 AM
Sleigh Bells, White Lies, Jamie Woon and Funeral Party will all be playing the "In New Music We Trust" night hosted by BBC Radio 1. The gig will take place at the London Forum on January 20th. Ticket details will be announced soon.
Kyle Huntington on 12/03/10 - 05:35 AM
Today is the start of the fifth season of Zane's Masterpieces on BBC Radio 1, kicking off with The White Stripes - Elephant. This feature is a celebration of what Zane Lowe feels are some of the greatest albums ever made including a full, uninterrupted, uncensored play of each album live on Radio as well as interviews with the artists and special guests. Head to the replies for the other albums included this year.
Kyle Huntington on 11/22/10 - 07:11 AM
Head to the replies to see The Maccabees and Mumford & Sons playing "The Real Thing" live as part of BBC's "Mumford & Sons with Friends" night.
Kyle Huntington on 10/15/10 - 07:15 AM
You can stream the entire BBC Radio 1 "Mumford & Sons with Friends" live show here or watch it here. Laura Marling, Bombay Bicycle Club, The Maccabees and Mumford & Sons performed and you can see their set lists as well as photo's from the night in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 10/12/10 - 05:18 AM
BBC is running a special story behind the history of Epitaph Records for five days. Listen to the story here.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/28/10 - 07:20 PM
Little Boots has been named #1 in the BBC Sound of 2009 survey of the most promising musical talent of the new year. Past winners include 50 Cent, Keane, Corinne Bailey Rae, Mika and Adele.
Paul Tao on 01/08/09 - 05:44 PM
BBC have published their Sound of 2009 Longlist, which results from a poll of 130 UK music critics and broadcasters asking about the best up-and-coming acts for 2009. You can view the list here; a final winner will be announced in January. Last year's winner was Adele, followed by Duffy, The Ting Tings and Glasvegas.
Paul Tao on 12/08/08 - 05:33 PM
Not liking the line of questioning during a recent BBC interview, Chris Martin (Coldplay) decided to walk out.
Steve Henderson on 06/13/08 - 09:28 AM
Slink, a division of the United Kingdom's BBC targeting teenage girls, recently sat down with Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz to discuss Jaffa Cakes, his views on English girls, and more.

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Brandon Allin on 09/11/07 - 12:55 AM
Armor For Sleep's live session on BBC Radio's "The Lock Up" will air next Tuesday, January 17th. The show runs between 4:00PM and 6:00PM EST, and you can click here to tune in.
Rohan Kohli on 01/12/06 - 09:47 AM
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