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From humble beginnings making gabba in his bedroom to playing the Olympics and becoming the first DJ to play his own arena tour. Jules spends a day with Tiesto as he prepares to rock the Brixton Academy to find out how the film scores of Ennio Morricone, Belgian New Beat, …
The world financial markets are in prolonged turmoil and across the globe governments and companies are tightening their belts, laying off staff and cutting back. But what about the world’s most ostentatious music genre, Hip Hop? 1Xtra’s DJ Semtex takes an in-depth look at how the recession has affected MC’s, …
We follow Glastonbury virgins Ms Dark and Crew as they prepare to play the biggest gig of their career to date - The BBC Introducing stage at Glastonbury festival.
Join Nick Grimshaw in his Delorean Tardis TimeTunnel as he takes Florence Welch to revisit the key moments of her life. From only being able to sleep in her cot listening to REM at deafening volume, to playing Fairy Bodyguards with her siblings, through playing Blousey Brown in a school …
As the curtain closes on one of the best Download festivals to date, Daniel P Carter guides us through the last 30 years of Rock at Donington. From the early days of Black Sabbath and Judas Priest, through The Monsters of Rock stage of Metallica and Def Leppard to this …
James King heads behind the scenes at the world’s most notorious movie festival to find out how deals get made, films get sold, and how young film makers try to use the event to take their first steps into the big time.
Ahead of their appearance at Radio 1's Big Weekend in Bangor North Wales, heres another chance to hear the tale of the Biffy Clyro in their own words. Originally broadcast around the release of their album Only Revolutions in October 2009.
As Radio One’s Big Weekend decends on Wales, the station’s Welsh presenter Bethan Elfyn, takes a look at the country’s biggest musical export of the last decade: rock. Heading into the heart of the South Wales Valleys towns of Merthyr, Pontypridd, and Bridgend, Bethan finds out why so many bands …
As Pendulum and Chase&Status; line up a summer of massive festival and headline appearances, Jaguar Skills digs in the crates to create the definitive musical guide to the genre, from the very earliest jungle breaks through to the modern dub step fusions.
Since it began in 1979 Epitaph records has helped shape punk rock as we know it today. Thirty years on Mike Davies pays tribute to an indie label which, despite the grave state of the music industry, is still very much alive. With contributions from founder Brett Gurewitz, The Offspring's …
Dev steps right out of his musical comfort zone to explore the LIVE experimental music scene, by heading off to one of the UK's most experimental festivals - All Tomorrow's Parties. Held at the Butlins resort in Minehead, it's a celebration of all things noisy, extreme, difficult and underground. Along …
Radio 1's Queen of experimental sounds Mary Anne Hobbs takes one electronic music NOOB (aka Dev) under her musical wing. Dev embarks on a mission to produce his own experimental music track (how hard can it be, it's just a load of beeps and clicks, right?) and to make it …
Radio1Doc: Jail Tales March 29, 2010
Former member of So Solid Crew Ashley Walters finds out what incarceration is really like for the UK's youth. Part of BBC Three's Jail Tales project.
How do you put on a gig, and where do you even start? How do you book a band, pick a venue, or sort a PA? Huw Stephens and Jen Long put on their own gig in Jen’s flat to show how it’s done, and tell the story of how …
Greg James looks at the world of music videos from the multi million dollar Jacko productions down to the zero budget fan virals found on YouTube. He then sets about making his own video for Marina and the Diamond's track Hollywood, seeking help from the likes of video directors Adam …
To celebrate the 500th Essential Mix DJ Kutski tells the story of mixing. How it was invented, how it grew, evolved, and developed. He looks at the artistic, technical and cultural changes that have taken clubbers on journeys for the past three decades, and tries to find out what separates …