Insite Music media news
3rd June

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James / Matt

News & Moves

BBC Radio 1

The BBC has announced Aled Haydn Jones as the new head of Radio 1. He was previously Head Of Programmes at the station.

Slipknot and the team behind their Knotfest brand have revealed that has been re-imagined to create a global multi-media hub for news, interviews, performances, merchandise and more, covering art, music, culture and media for fans of heavy culture. Confirmed regular features include:

Mosh Talks: A weekly hard rock chat show (Tuesday) with guest interviews spotlighting artist news, tours, new album exclusives and more hosted by That’s Not Metal host Terry Bezer, who is also former writer for Metal Hammer, Kerrang and Rock Sound.

Deep Dive: A weekly show (Thursday) featuring in-depth conversations focused on unique aspects of careers, culture, and collectables, hosted by Ryan J Downey, a journalist who has worked for MTV News, Marvel, Billboard, Hollywood Reporter and more.

The Downbeat: A popular podcast featuring long-form interviews hosted by Craig Reynolds, drummer of Stray From The Path.

Primordial Radio

Phill Thorne has joined the Primordial Radio presenting team, hosting a show from 3-5pm on Sundays. For more info contact Pete Bailey, Head of Music, at [sign up to view]

Atomic Vox / Underground England

Last month, Camilla Whitfield founded Atomic Vox, an online music magazine which focuses on supporting females in the music industry. As well as artists, this includes DJs, tour managers, photographers and any other role in the industry. Now, she is also writing for Underground England. She usually focuses on female artists, especially those in the indie and rock genre. She has 'Rising Artists' and 'Power Women' playlists too. Her work can be seen on her blog, 'aAh! Magazine' and various others. 
She can be reached at [sign up to view]
For Atomic Vox Magazine enquiries: [sign up to view]

Real Life Management

Jamie Osman (Easy Life Records, Red Light Management) has launched a new management company with key member of staff Natasha Middlecote - Real Life Management. Their roster includes Black Honey, Bury Tomorrow, The Cribs, Sigma and more. They can be reached at [sign up to view]

Safe & Sound

Prog, Mojo and Record Collector contributor Lois Wilson has created a lockdown fanzine called Safe & Sound, featuring musicians talking about the music they are listening to. Download it here.
Lois can be found tweeting here: [sign up to view]
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