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April 21st 2012

The French Dance Experience: Cassius

The French Dance Experience: Cassius – 2012 04 21

All through April, BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates: Dance Culture and Nemone is breaking dance culture down into your experiences of the genre. This weekend it’s the French Dance Experience and she has the Most Played tracks of electronic duo Cassius.
The UK scene has been full of French dance acts and DJs that bring another electronic sound to the clubs of the UK. Nemone takes her pick from Daft Punk, Air, Cassius and Yelle, and DJs like Laurent Garnier and Dimitri from Paris.
Most of all though Nemone will be sharing your experiences of being there and the stories of what it was like for you.


April 13th 2012

6Mix: Back to ’92 with Dave Pearce & Slipmatt

6Mix: Back to ’92 with Dave Pearce & Slipmatt – 2012 04 13

BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates: Dance Culture this April. So grab your glowsticks, your smiley face T-shirt and delve in to the world of rave with Dave Pearce, as he talks to Slipmatt.
Slipmatt began DJing in 1989 at the legendary Raindance raves and later that year joined forces with DJ Lime to form SL2. The duo were responsible for some of the biggest anthems of the time including DJs Take Control and 1992’s Number two hit On A Ragga Tip.
In this special programme, Dave Pearce and Slipmatt rewind the clocks to explore some of the biggest tunes that got dancefloors and muddy fields moving in the early 90s.


February 2nd 2012

Kraftwerk – The Men Who Invented Pop

Kraftwerk – The Men Who Invented Pop – 2012 02 02

BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates Kraftwerk, the influential German band whose song The Model reached the top of the UK charts 30 years ago.

Kraftwerk are one of the reasons that music sounds like it does today. Pioneers, 20 years before their time, they invented much of what we recognise as the tools of electronic music. But quite apart from being inventors they were funky as hell and became the most sampled artists ever.

In a documentary first broadcast on Radio 1 in 2006, Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos explores why they are so much more than four German blokes who loved bicycles.

December 20th 2009

Dance Anthems: Pet Shop Boys Special

Dance Anthems: Pet Shop Boys Special – 2009 12 20

In a special edition of Dance Anthems, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe – aka The Pet Shop Boys – join Dave Pearce to discuss their favourite dance music tunes from the past 25 years and how club music has influenced their career. In the two hour programme, the duo – who won the lifetime achievement after at the 2009 Brit Awards – tell Dave how a trip to New York in 1983 started their journey into the dance world, leading them to work with the likes of Frankie Knuckles, David Morales and Shep Pettibone. They also share their memories of clubbing to tunes by Bobby O, Brothers In Rhythm and Felix Da Housecat and discuss how their contribution to dance music has often been overlooked. The band also tell Dave about their new single and world tour and also share their memories of tracks by Grandmaster Flash, Tomkraft and Rollo.


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