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Stream Herobust’s Diplo and Friends Mix Featuring Everything From 3LAU to Zomboy [LISTEN]

Shortly after dropping his latest EP, I'm Aloud, the Atlanta trap producer Hayden Kramer, best known as Herobust, made a guest appearance on Diplo's BBC Radio 1Xtra show Diplo & Friends. You can stream the hour long mix which features tracks from ...

Martin Phipps, 'War & Peace' BBC Miniseries Score Composer, on Music for TV, Film & More [Q&A]

Leo Tolstoy’s timeless epic, War & Peace, has been adapted numerous times over the years, but 2016’s BBC 1 miniseries starring Lily James, Paul Dano and more, has the attention of the world. Airing in the United States on the History Channel, ...

Stormzy Turns Up #ShutUpForXmasNo1 Campaign, Drops Christmas Freestyle in Santa Suit [WATCH]

MC Stormzy recently launched his #ShutUpForXmasNo1 campaign to get his grime freestyle track "Shut Up" to the top of the UK's charts by Christmas Day. As the song has been steadily climbing the charts and the holiday draws near, the MC turned up his ...

ASAP Rocky Opens Up on Drug Use, Shares New Cover Song of Castaways' 'Liar Liar'

ASAP Rocky appeared on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 to speak about his work, drug use, and share new material. The rapper made an interesting and ambitious musical choice, deciding to cover the 1967 classic "Liar Liar" by The Castaways.

Tame Impala's Kevin Parker Answers "Should Music be Free" in BBC Interview

Between the gaining popularity of music streaming services and ever-declining CD and MP3 sales, there's a lot of discussion floating around about how we'll pay for art in the future. Kevin Parker, frontman of the Australian psychedelic rock band Tame ...

BBC Cardiff Singer of The World Competition Features Three American, Three South Korean Contestants; Can U.S. Repeat?

The finalists for this year's BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition were announced this week, showcasing 20 vocalists from different nations around the world. The finals will begin on June 14 and continue for eight days.

BBC Releasing Documentary on Kraftwerk's Tate Gallery London Residency [WATCH]

One of the most important acts in electronic music, Kraftwerk are the subject of a new documentary by BBC Four, a TV channel operated by the BBC. Titled "Kraftwerk: Pop Art," the documentary takes a deeper look into the pioneering German electronic ...

BBC Presents Documentary on the Theft and Recovery of the Lipinski Stradivarius Violin

Though many stories have hit the hearts of classical music lovers in 2014, none shocked people as much as the theft and recovery of the Lipinski Stradivarius violin. Now, BBC will broadcast a documentary called "The Lipinski," detailing the events ...

BBC Drops Scandalous Documentary on Royals After Prince Charles's Attorney Gets Involved

A new documentary called "Reinventing the Royals" has originally been scheduled to premiere on BBC this coming weekend, but because of Prince Charles's overly aggressive legal team, it will likely never see the light of day. Apparently, the royal ...

Jenna Coleman Will Return to 'Doctor Who' for Another Season as Clara Oswald

Fans of BBC's "Doctor Who" were given one of the best Christmas gifts possible within the show's holiday special. While it certainly looked like Clara Oswald's time with the Doctor was coming to an abrupt end, it is just the opposite. Clara will ...

Peter Capaldi Will Return for the Ninth Season of 'Doctor Who' While Jenna Coleman's Future Remains Uncertain

If you are a fan of Peter Capaldi, then you will be thrilled to know that the actor has been confirmed to play the Time Lord in "Doctor Who" for the upcoming ninth season. Showrunner Steven Moffat confirmed that Capaldi's spin as the 12th doctor will ...

Landlord Refuses To Rent To African Student Amara Bangura Over Ebola Fears

This was bound to happen sooner or later- a college student from Sierra Leone was turned down for housing by a potential landlord out of an abundance of caution due to Ebola fears. Amara Bangura recently arrived in the U.K. region of Norwich from ...

BBC Release All-Star Cover Of Beach Boys Song 'God Only Knows' Featuring Brian Wilson, Stevie Wonder, Lorde, Sam Smith [LISTEN]

When Lorde, Brian Wilson, Dave Grohl, Florence Welch and a variety of other artists get together to sing The Beach Boys classic "God Only Knows," there's obviously something big to announce.

Led Zeppelin’s ‘Whole Lotta Love’ Named Greatest Guitar Riff of All Time

Love Led Zeppelin? So do the listeners over at the BBC Radio 2 because they just named the famed rockers’ “Whole Lotta Love” as the Greatest Guitar Riff of all time, as reported by NME.

The Column: When The BBC Turned Teacher, And Got It Right

So what do we think about this new initiative from the BBC, this idea to create a UK-wide scheme to introduce children to classical music through a proscribed list of "Ten Pieces"?

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