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Achtung Bono is the tenth album by UK indie rock band Half Man Half Biscuit, released in 2005.
Adam Buxton and Joe Cornish are British comedy performers known together as Adam and Joe.
Adam and Joe was a radio show on BBC Radio 6 Music presented by Adam and Joe - comedians Adam Buxton and Joe Cornish.
Amy Lamé (born Amy Caddle; 3 January 1971) is an American-British performer, writer, TV and radio presenter, known for her one-woman shows, her performance group Duckie, and LGBT-themed media works.
Andrew Collins is an English writer and broadcaster.
Ash are a Northern Irish alternative rock band, formed in Downpatrick in 1992 by vocalist and guitarist Tim Wheeler, bassist Mark Hamilton and drummer Rick McMurray.
Astra 2B is one of the Astra communications satellites owned and operated by SES.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
BBC Radio 1 is a British radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation which also broadcasts internationally, specialising in modern and current popular music and chart hits throughout the day. Radio 1 provides alternative genres after 7pm, including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, indie or interviews. It was launched in 1967 to meet the demand for music generated by pirate radio stations, when the average age of the UK population was 27. The BBC claim that they target the 1529 age group, and the average age of its UK audience since 2009 is 30. BBC Radio 1 started 24-hour broadcasting on 1 May 1991.
BBC Radio 1Xtra (also known simply as 1Xtra) is a digital radio station in the United Kingdom from the BBC specialising in urban music.
BBC Radio 2 is one of the BBC's national radio stations and the most popular station in the United Kingdom with over 15 million weekly listeners. Much of its daytime playlist-based programming is adult contemporary or AOR, although the station also broadcasts other specialist musical genres. Radio 2 broadcasts throughout the UK on FM between 88.1 and 90.2MHz from studios in Wogan House, adjacent to Broadcasting House in central London. Programmes are relayed on digital radio via DAB, Sky, Cable TV, IPTV, Freeview, Freesat and the Internet.
BBC Radio 4 Extra is a British digital radio station broadcasting archive repeats of comedy, drama and documentary programmes nationally, 24 hours a day.
The BBC Trust was the governing body of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) between 2007 and 2017.
Belle and Sebastian are a Scottish band formed in Glasgow in January 1996.
Bloc Party are an English rock band, currently composed of Kele Okereke (lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, sampler), Russell Lissack (lead guitar, keyboards), Justin Harris (bass guitar, keyboards, saxophones, backing vocals) and Louise Bartle (drums, percussion).
Robert Brinley Joseph Harris, OBE (born 11 April 1946), known as "'Whispering Bob Harris", is an English music presenter known for being a host of the BBC2 music programme The Old Grey Whistle Test, and as a co-founder of the listings magazine Time Out.
Robert Duncan James Shennan (born 18 March 1962, Wirral, Cheshire, better known as Bob Shennan) is a British radio executive who was appointed as Controller of BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 6 Music in January 2009.
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson (born 19 June 1964), best known as Boris Johnson, is a British politician, popular historian and journalist serving as Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs since 2016 and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015.
Brinsley Forde MBE (born 16 October 1953, Islington, North London) is best known as the founder member of the reggae band Aswad and as a child actor in the children's television series Here Come the Double Deckers (1970–71).
Bristol is a city and county in South West England with a population of 456,000.
The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors (BASCA) is one of the largest professional associations for music writers in Europe and exists to support, protect and campaign for the interests of songwriters, lyricists and composers.
Broadcasting House is the headquarters of the BBC, in Portland Place and Langham Place, London.
The Broadcasting Press Guild (BPG) is a British association of journalists dedicated to the topic of general media issues.
Paul Bruce Dickinson (born 7 August 1958) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, airline pilot, entrepreneur, author and broadcaster.
"Burn Baby Burn" is a song by Ash, released as the second single from the Free All Angels album on 2 April 2001, reaching number 13 in the UK singles chart.
CBC Radio 3 is a radio network that consists of two parts devoted to Canadian arts and music: a radio service which is available on Sirius XM Satellite Radio and streaming audio, and several daily and weekly podcasts from the CBC Radio 3 website.
Cerys Elizabeth Matthews (born 11 April 1969) is a Welsh singer, songwriter, author, and broadcaster.
Christopher Charles "Chris" Hawkins (born 23 September 1975, in Loppington, Shropshire, England) is a presenter, performance DJ, reporter, journalist, producer, and music pundit.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
The City of Salford is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, named after its largest settlement, Salford, but extending west to include the towns of Eccles, Worsley, Swinton, Walkden and Irlam.
Clare McDonnell (born 1967) is a Sony Radio Academy Awards winning British radio broadcaster and presenter.
Craig Joseph Charles (born 11 July 1964) is a British actor, comedian, author, poet, television presenter and DJ.
The Daily Express is a daily national middle market tabloid newspaper in the United Kingdom.
Damon Albarn (born 23 March 1968) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, composer and record producer.
Depeche Mode are an English electronic band formed in Basildon, Essex in 1980.
Digital audio broadcasting (DAB) is a digital radio standard for broadcasting digital audio radio services, used in many countries across Europe, Asia, and the Pacific.
In the United Kingdom, the roll-out of digital radio is proceeding since engineering test transmissions were started by the BBC in 1990 followed by a public launch in September 1995.
Digital television (DTV) is the transmission of television signals, including the sound channel, using digital encoding, in contrast to the earlier television technology, analog television, in which the video and audio are carried by analog signals.
Donovan "Don" Letts (born) is a British film director, DJ and musician.
FIP (originally France Inter Paris) is a French radio network, founded in 1971.
FM4 is an Austrian national radio station, operated by the ORF.
Foals are a rock band from Oxford, England formed in 2005, consisting of lead vocalist and lead guitarist Yannis Philippakis, drummer and percussionist Jack Bevan, rhythm guitarist Jimmy Smith, and keyboardist Edwin Congreave.
Freesat is a free-to-air digital satellite television service in the United Kingdom, provided by joint venture between the BBC and ITV plc.
Freeview is the United Kingdom's digital terrestrial television platform.
Future Islands is an American synthpop band based in Baltimore, Maryland, and signed to 4AD, currently comprising Gerrit Welmers (keyboards and programming), William Cashion (bass, acoustic and electric guitars), and Samuel T. Herring (lyrics and vocals).
Gary Burton (born January 23, 1943) is an American jazz vibraphonist, composer, and educator.
Gateshead is a town in Tyne and Wear, England, on the southern bank of the River Tyne opposite Newcastle upon Tyne.
George Martin Lamb (born 20 December 1979) is an English radio and television presenter, currently presenting Football Tonight on BT Sport.
Gideon Jon Quantrill Coe (born 22 September 1967 in Canterbury, Kent) is a radio DJ, presenter, sportscaster, voiceover artist and journalist.
Gilles Peterson (born 28 September 1964 in Caen, France) is a French-born English disc jockey and record label owner in England.
Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.
Guy Edward John Garvey (born 6 March 1974) is an English musician, singer, songwriter and BBC 6 Music presenter.
Half Man Half Biscuit are an English rock band, formed in 1984 in Birkenhead, Merseyside.
Hot Chip are an English indie electronic band formed in London in 2000.
Huey Morgan is an American musician best known as the frontman of rock/hip hop band Fun Lovin' Criminals.
James Newell Osterberg Jr. (born April 21, 1947), known professionally by his stage name Iggy Pop, and designated the "Godfather of Punk", is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer and actor.
Internet radio (also web radio, net radio, streaming radio, e-radio, IP radio, online radio) is a digital audio service transmitted via the Internet.
Janice Long (née Chegwin; born 5 April 1955) is an English radio broadcaster best known for her work with BBC Radio.
Jarvis Branson Cocker (born 19 September 1963) is an English musician, actor and presenter.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
John Myers is a former British radio executive, consultant and presenter.
John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter, record producer and journalist.
Lauren Cecilia Fisher (née Gofton, born 28 April 1978), known professionally as Lauren Laverne, is an English radio DJ, model, television presenter, author, singer and comedian.
Lesley Douglas (born 7 June 1963) is a former British radio executive.
Elizabeth Marguerita Mary Kershaw (born 30 July 1958 in Littleborough, Lancashire) is an English radio broadcaster.
The London mayoral election, 2008 for the office of Mayor of London, England, was held on 1 May 2008 and was won by Conservative Party candidate Boris Johnson.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Marc Riley (born 10 July 1961 in Manchester) is an English radio DJ, alternative rock critic and musician.
Mark Radcliffe (born 29 June 1958) is an English broadcaster, musician and writer.
Mark John Thompson (born 31 July 1957)“THOMPSON, Mark John Thompson,” in Who's Who 2009 (London: A & C Black, 2008); online ed., (Oxford: OUP, 2008),.
Mary Anne Hobbs (born 16 May 1964) is an English DJ and music journalist from Lancashire, England.
MediaCityUK is a mixed-use property development on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal in Salford and Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.
Mouv' (formerly Le Mouv) is a French youth-oriented radio station which began broadcasting on 17 June 1997.
A music festival is a community event oriented towards live performances of singing and instrument playing that is often presented with a theme such as musical genre (e.g., blues, folk, jazz, classical music), nationality, or locality of musicians, or holiday.
The music of Jamaica includes Jamaican folk music and many popular genres, such as mento, ska, rocksteady, reggae, dub music, dancehall, reggae fusion and related styles.
The National Audit Office (NAO) is an independent Parliamentary body in the United Kingdom which is responsible for auditing central government departments, government agencies and non-departmental public bodies.
Nemone Metaxas (born 3 November 1972 in Chester, Cheshire) often billed simply as Nemone is an English DJ, radio presenter, television presenter/producer and former athlete.
Neneh Mariann Karlsson (born 10 March 1964), better known as Neneh Cherry, is a Swedish singer-songwriter, rapper, occasional DJ and broadcaster.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.
New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.
Phillip Christopher Jupitus (born 25 June 1962) is an English stand-up and improv comedian, actor, performance poet, cartoonist and podcaster.
Pulp were an English rock band formed in Sheffield in 1978.
Radcliffe & Maconie is a weekday radio programme that is broadcast on BBC Radio 6 Music in the United Kingdom.
The Radio Academy Awards, started in 1983, were the most prestigious awards in the British radio industry.
Radio Joint Audience Research Limited (RAJAR) was established in 1992 to operate a single audience measurement system for the radio industry in the United Kingdom.
Richard Eric Blaxill (born 19 July 1962) is a British radio and TV music producer and music programming director.
Royal Blood are an English rock duo formed in Brighton in 2013.
Sean Hughes (10 November 1965 – 16 October 2017) was an English-born Irish stand-up comedian, writer and actor.
Shaun William Keaveny is a British broadcaster who presents the breakfast show on digital radio station BBC Radio 6 Music.
Sky UK (formerly British Sky Broadcasting Limited, BSkyB and Sky) is a telecommunications company which serves the United Kingdom.
Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Sparks are an American pop and rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1972 by brothers Ron (keyboards) and Russell Mael (vocals).
Sputnik or MDR Sputnik is a youth-oriented German radio station, and is part of Leipzig-based public broadcaster MDR with its seat in Halle.
Stephen Paul Lamacq (born 16 October 1964), sometimes known by his nickname Lammo (given to him by John Peel), is an English disc jockey, currently working with the BBC radio station BBC Radio 6 Music.
Stuart Maconie (born 13 August 1960) is a British radio DJ and television presenter, writer, journalist, and critic working in the field of pop music and popular culture.
Studio Brussel (Studio Brussels) (often shortened StuBru) is a Dutch-speaking radio station in Belgium, owned by the VRT.
Graham McPherson (born 13 January 1961), known by the stage name Suggs, is an English singer-songwriter, musician, radio personality and actor.
The Charlatans (known in the United States as The Charlatans UK) are an English indie rock band.
The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show is a British radio programme, broadcast on BBC Radio 6 Music on Saturdays, between 6 pm and 9 pm, and between 10 pm and 12 midnight on BBC Radio 2 (dubbed the Craig Charles House Party).
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Shins are an American indie rock band formed in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1996.
The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
Thomas James Dalglish Ravenscroft (born 6 February 1980) is a radio presenter, DJ and champion of new and unsigned music.
Thomas Giles "Tom" Robinson (born 1 June 1950) is a British singer-songwriter, bassist, radio presenter and long-time LGBT rights activist, best known for the hits "Glad to Be Gay", "2-4-6-8 Motorway", and "Don't Take No for an Answer", with his Tom Robinson Band.
Tracey MacLeod (born 30 October 1960 in Ipswich, Suffolk) is an English journalist and broadcaster.
Triple J (often triple j) is a government-funded, national Australian radio station intended to appeal to listeners between the ages of 18 and 34 which began broadcasting in January 1975.
The UK Independent Singles Chart and UK Independent Albums Chart are charts of the best-selling independent singles and albums, respectively, in the United Kingdom.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
Virgin Media Limited is a British company which provides telephone, television and internet services in the United Kingdom.
Virgin Media Ireland is Liberty Global's telecommunications operation in Ireland.
BBC Wogan House (commonly referred to as Wogan House and originally known as Western House) is a building in central London owned by Aberdeen Asset Management and currently on long-term lease to the BBC.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
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