Music Gear News

At Gear4Music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Fresh Radio 2 series revealed

Music station gets fresh song-filled show.
Great deals on musical instruments
Next year will see music instruments players able to listen to a fresh radio show called The People's Songs, on Radio 2.

According to the BBC, the programme is set to chronicle Britain in modern times using music.

Stuart Maconie is set to host the programme and although it isn't due to hit the airwaves until 2012, Radio 2 wants people to help it out before then.

A website dedicated to the programme (bbc.co.uk/peoplessongs) is going to reveal ten of the 50 tracks involved every month, with people able to send in things such as pictures and personal tales.

Ten tracks have already been made public, including Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Rehab by Amy Winehouse and She Loves You by The Beatles.

"In the company of the Great British public, I aim to tell the story of the last seven decades via the records that sound-tracked this dramatic period; a period of conflict, social change, parties, prosperity, plenty, poverty, peace and war," Maconie said.

Published by AW.ADNFCR-2133-ID-801440378-ADNFCR Posted on 31 Aug 2012 17:11 to category : Music News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Yesterday's successful mission to land an unmanned lander on a comet 510 million km from Earth has yielded some surprise results.

13 Nov 2014 15:45
thumbnail

Details about the Band Aid 30 single have emerged.

10 Nov 2014 15:06
thumbnail

Better get saving!

1 Oct 2014 09:38
thumbnail

International chain store Urban Outfitters has stated it's the world's biggest record seller.

25 Sep 2014 11:38
thumbnail

If you're starting university soon, you might be moving away and leaving your current band. But don't fear freshers, there will be plenty of musicians around for you to make new music with.

17 Sep 2014 14:12
thumbnail

The ABRSM Making Music report intended to offer insights into how music is taught and played in the UK.

15 Sep 2014 15:10

Recent Music News

thumbnail

The Octavix pedal is a classic '60s fuzz with added versatility, great for experimentation.

30 Jan 2015 08:36
thumbnail

Take a look at the revolutionary new releases from Rode at NAMM 2015.

28 Jan 2015 17:26
thumbnail

Laney unveils the new Ironheart IRT-PULSE Tube preamp with USB interface at NAMM 2015.

28 Jan 2015 13:31
thumbnail

Denon have launched a new small, lightweight, two-channel DVS-compatible Serato DJ audio interface for NAMM 2015.

28 Jan 2015 12:16
thumbnail

Take a look at the new Denon MC4000 Serato DJ Controller launched at NAMM 2015.

28 Jan 2015 11:09
thumbnail

Fender have teamed-up with acclaimed pickup maker Tim Shaw to create the American Deluxe Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker.

27 Jan 2015 17:17