Music Gear News
Fictional band star in fresh Radio 2 show
The drama - a pilot episode at present - is about a group called Velveteens, and is set in the 1980s. It also includes a performance from Eastenders actor Shane Richie, according to BBC Radio 2.
The fictional band will be singing fresh material on the programme - Shout To The Top - combining these with songs from the period.
Its script has been praised by Richie, who takes the part of Vince, whose daughter is in the group.
The head of music at Radio 2 (which is set to air the drama and commissioned it) as well as 6 Music, Jeff Smith, called the show "a great original British drama for music radio".
"It is unique and distinctive and I don't think listeners will hear this kind of show on any other radio station," he claimed.
Other Radio 2 programmes include X Factor host Dermot O'Leary's regular Saturday afternoon show.
Published by KT.Posted on 7 Sep 2012 17:04 to category : Music News
Related Music News
IK Multimedia promise revolutionary mastering product to be officially unveiled at NAMM 2016 via video teaser.
A Gear4music acoustic guitar used in a charitable auction for Dutch radio station 3FM has sold for more than 1,600 EUROS!
Roland has officially revealed the free TR-REC pattern sequencing game for Apple and Android devices.
Michael Jackson's famous album thriller has become the first ever album to sell 30 million copies in the USA.
Best known for the Doctor Who theme tune arrangement, electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire is now being honoured by a permanent exhibition at the Coventry Music Museum.
Ministry of Sound in London is set to be the first club to boast Dolby's new Atmos Sound system - a sound setup, which according to Dolby, is the most significant cinema audio development since surround sound!
Recent Music News
Fancy showing off your guitar skills to the masses on Sky Arts' second series of Guitar Star?
Order a Sennheiser evolution wireless D1 pack between 21.1.16 and 30.6.16 and receive a free rechargeable battery pack upon registration.
The latest update from Ableton also features Push controller improvements, bug fixes and additional support for Link technology.
Snareweight - the fastest way to get your snare drum sounding its best.
ROLI Seaboard products now come bundled with Bitwig 8-Track digital audio workstation.
Fender add to their extensive catalogue of excellent musical instruments with the all new Paramount Series acoustic guitars.