Haven’t done one of these for a while, so some of this is a tad old… In the 6music news… If you've ever wondered what a Lego version of David Bowie would look like (and lets be honest here, who hasn't?) then this is the video to watch. Oh and it protests about the closure of 6music too. Meanwhile in the Guardian, they’re interviewing Andy Parfit and leading it with the headline, ‘I wish it hadn’t happened’. Sadly he's not talking about the proposed closure of 6music in that headline but an expenses scandal. However conspiracy theorists who have been wondering why 6music gets the chop but not the more expensive, less listened to 1xtra will have a field day with this interview which reveals that Radio 1 and 1xtra head Andy Parfaitt was one of those who wrote the review and proposed the closure. What I make of that… well I couldn't possibly comment. But one thing is sure – the constant trotting out of the argument that 6music is competing with commercial radio really is tiring when even commercial radio chiefs have proclaimed they wouldn't run a station like 6music…. Such things are why the music industry has... View Article
Posts about "BBC Radio 1"
The news that former Radio 1 Kevin Greening has died in his sleep, aged 44, is news that fills me with sadness. I have been a big fan of his since hearing him on his early weekend shows on Radio 1 in the early 1990s.
Well Radio 1's decision to censor The Pogues' Fairytale of New York has now been reversed now, but sometimes I just want to throw a dictionary at some people.
There's not exactly anything I can say about John Peel that hasn't already been said umpteen million times by friends and other fans of his worldwide. But say a few things I will because the death of John Peel - well it's like losing an old friend.
Get the wibbley wobbley time travel effects on standby - I've dug out (for no other reason than I can) a bit of history. Yep it's my very first post on a newsgroup. Good old usenet eh?
Bye bye Mark and Lard.
The news that Mark and Lard are to leave Radio 1 is sad, but not entirely unexpected. They've been the subjects of the internet rumour mill for several months no doubt surred on by their own on-air comments. It's been as obvious as the fact that a
carry on follows a