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Vinyl Sales Soar in 2021

In a world of the temporary and disposable, MRC’s recent data has shown vinyl sales have increased by 108% from 2020. Vinyl sales are up 108% 19.2 million vinyl have reportedly been sold in the first half of 2021, firmly cementing its return to popularity in the modern-day music industry. Although the volume of people streaming music has also grown in the first six months of the year, the significance […]

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New Study: Listening to Music Can Improve Exercise Performance- LDC Radio - Leeds No.1 Dance Music FM Radio Station

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New Study: Listening to Music Can Improve Exercise Performance

The past 18 months have had a severe impact on the country’s mental health. A nine-month study by The Mental Health Foundation has discovered that the UK’s mental wellbeing is in a worse state now than it was at the start of the pandemic. This includes issues surrounding loneliness, suicidal thoughts and increased difficulties in dealing with stress. Improving Mental Wellbeing The NHS recommends physical exercise as an effective means […]

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LDC Radio 1 Year On - LDC Radio - Leeds No.1 Dance Music FM Radio Station

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LDC Radio 1 Year On

Last month marked the one-year anniversary of local Leeds radio station, LDC Radio. Opened in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, the odds were stacked against its success. On the day of its launch, 16th June 2020, the UK was in the midst of the most severe health crises in recent history. COVID-19’s impact on the world’s economy has been devastating and caused almost a quarter of all businesses to […]

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IBIZA ADDED TO UK TRAVEL GREEN LIST- LDC Radio -Leeds No.1 Dance Music FM Radio Station

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IBIZA ADDED TO UK TRAVEL GREEN LIST

From June 30, no quarantine will be required for British tourists returning from Ibiza! Ibiza has officially been added to the UK’s green list for travel. Place added to the green list in a review of the system include the Balearic Islands, Malta, Madeira and Barbados. Transport secretary Grant Shapps has confirmed that from 4:AM on June 30, anyone entering the UK from these destinations will not be required to […]

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Young people urged to get COVID-19 vaccine - LDC Radio - Leeds No.1 Dance Music FM Radio Station

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Young people urged to get COVID-19 vaccine

The delay to the grand reopening on 21st June has come as a disappointment to many people in our city, including businesses and their customers. The reasons for this delay were outlined by the government last Monday, with a major element being their desire to offer all adults at least their first dose of the vaccines before restrictions are fully relaxed. Consequently, this responsibility mostly falls on young people, as […]

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Jada Pinkett Smith posts never-before-seen poem by Tupac for his 50th birthday- LDC Radio - Leeds No.1 Dance Music FM Radio Station

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Jada Pinkett Smith posts never-before-seen poem by Tupac for his 50th birthday

Jada Pinkett Smith has shared a never-before-seen poem written by Tupac in celebration of the late rapper’s 50th birthday. Tupac would have turned 50 yesterday (June 16), and Smith chose to share the poem, titled ‘Lost Soulz’, that he wrote while he was incarcerated via a video on Instagram. “As we prepare to celebrate his legacy,” Pinkett Smith wrote about her longtime friend in a caption on Instagram, “let’s remember him for […]

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Lockdown delays Leeds nightlife

The recent government announcement has dealt a blow to many nightclubs in Leeds as the easing of restrictions has been pushed back four weeks. This means many events set to take place on 21st June now face being pushed back to 19th July, a new ‘Freedom Day’ set out by Boris Johnson in recent changes to his lockdown roadmap. The initial plans laid out by the government hoped to “remove […]

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A YEAR SINCE BLACK OUT TUESDAY, HAS EQUALITY IN MUSIC IMPROVED? - LDC Radio - Leeds No.1 Dance Music FM Radio Station

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A YEAR SINCE BLACK OUT TUESDAY, HAS EQUALITY IN MUSIC IMPROVED?

Amid the BLM protests of 2020 came a call to make the music industry accountable on race – but while new initiatives are helping, real change is still slow in the UK. It is a year since two Black female music executives, Jamila Thomas of Atlantic Records and Brianna Agyemang of Platoon, called for the music industry to shut down for the day in protest following the killing of George […]

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SEMINAL HOUSE MUSIC PRODUCER ELBEE BAD HAS DIED - LDC Radio - Leeds No.1 Dance Music FM Radio Station

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SEMINAL HOUSE MUSIC PRODUCER ELBEE BAD HAS DIED

Elbee Bad, born Lamont Booker, has died. The New York-born artist who moved to Berlin in 1993 was found by his flatmate INFIDELIX in his bed on Wednesday, June 2, after passing away in his sleep. Booker had announced that he was retiring an alias earlier this year, leading to incorrect reports of his passing. Booker gained experience as a drummer during his time growing up in the Bronx and Long Island. […]

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