Annie Mac

Lovebox 2014: First Line-up Announcement Revealed

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

MIA and Chase & Status have been announced as headliners of this year’s Lovebox festival, while Radio 1 favourite Annie Mac will be on hand with a s...

Why the Music Industry Needs Annie Mac

Carly Wilford | Posted 04.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

A well respected and shape shifting tastemaker, DJ, radio presenter and now proud mother, Annie Mac has set her own standard. In a mainly lad led industry she stands shoulder to shoulder with the guys who look up to her.

Review - Bestival's 10th Birthday

Hanna Flint | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Hanna Flint

Summer doesn't really feel over without a ferry trip across to the Isle of Wight in the first week of September. And for the last three years I have been making that journey from London to Portsmouth to Ryde to the Robin Hill Country Park for all the musical glory that is Bestival.

Mary Anne Hobbs, Sara Cox and My Other Inspirational Women

Annie Mac | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Annie Mac

There's a lot of women in the radio industry that are just really good friends and have nothing but real respect for each other.

My First Time in Ibiza With Radio 1

B.Traits | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
B.Traits

This weekend I'll be packing my swim suit, sun block, and sunglasses into my usual DJ tool fitted travel bag. I'll be heading to the iconic Balearic Island that is Ibiza, to join my fellow Radio 1 DJs for my first 'BBC Radio 1 in Ibiza' experience.

How to Stop Your House Party Getting Out of Hand

Annie Mac | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Annie Mac

To have a proper house party you must NOT be too house proud. Sofa stains will occur, glasses will be smashed, a poor unfortunate person might not make it to the bathroom before they have to vomit. If you are the type of person who freaks out at messiness then get drunk and deal with the horror the next day.

TV First: Channel 4 To Air All-Night 'House Party'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 27.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Channel 4 have unveiled their plans for a rather novel night of TV. The broadcaster, known for taking risks, is set to hand over the creative reins...

New Music January on BBC Radio 1

George Ergatoudis | Posted 28.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
George Ergatoudis

But why is it important that we support a wide range of new music? In my opinion, the biggest challenge facing any artist or musician today is simply getting noticed. The internet has democratised music production and distribution and the barrier to entry is now so low that the web is flooded with millions of tracks and thousands of undiscovered artists. Simultaneously, there has been a global decline in the number of trusted guides or filters with sufficient audience to make any difference and without significant gatekeepers operating at mass-market scale music makers will find it harder and harder to emerge beyond their niche.