Tuesday, 13 October 2009

BBC Introducing at Electric Proms 2009

BBC Introducing is giving four unsigned artists the opportunity to record a session at the legendary Maida Vale Studios as part of 2009’s BBC Electric Proms.

This once in a lifetime opportunity will see the artists given exposure to industry experts who will guide them in creating unique sessions to be broadcast across BBC Radio from Tuesday 20th October to Saturday 24th October.

The four acts chosen, Kid Adrift, Daley, Lost Knives and Lettie, were discovered via BBC Introducing regional shows and the BBC Introducing music upload service.

Each artist will be championed across the week of Electric Proms with a session track being played by DJ’s on BBC’s flagship music radio stations, Radio 1, 1Xtra, 6 Music and Radio 2 respectively.

Videos of the sessions will be streamed online at www.electicproms/2009/introducing alongside behind the scenes footage of their recording process.

BBC Introducing at Electric Proms Schedule:

Tues 20th October – BBC Radio 1, Fearne Cotton - Kid Adrift

Wed 21st October – BBC Radio 1xtra, Mistajam – Daley

Thurs 22nd October – BBC 6 Music, Steve Lamacq - Lost Knives

Sat 24th October - BBC Radio 2, Dermot O'Leary - Lettie

Now in its forth year, the BBC Electric Proms challenges artists to come up with new and original material or arrangements of their music to reflect the central theme of the festival, creating new moments in music.

Headline acts will include Robbie Williams, Dizzee Rascal with a live band & orchestra, Doves with the London Bulgarian Choir, and Smokey Robinson all exclusively at The Roundhouse, London.

For more information including full line up, go to www.bbc.co.uk/electricproms/2009

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