Vinyl Sales Soar in 2021

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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 […]

Spoilt for Choice

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Spoilt for Choice

Monday became the moment restrictions finally eased across the UK. It’s been months in the making and ‘Freedom Day’ was met with huge celebrations in Leeds, with many nightclubs opening at one minute past midnight to mark the occasion. But after so many months indoors, the sudden availability of entertainment, food, drink and social gatherings can be overwhelming. To help you make the most of this brave new world, we’ve […]

New Study: Listening to Music Can Improve Exercise Performance

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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 […]

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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What's on this July - LDC Radio - Leeds No.1 Dance Music FM Radio Station

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What’s on this July

It's the new month of reopening and we're ready to welcome in a time of eased COVID-19 restrictions. But even before 19th July, our vibrant city has plenty to offer. Here's a list of five things to get stuck into this month in Leeds: Secret Forest Party Image from: skiddle.com If you’re looking for a music event with a little more ‘mystique’ then look no further – the secret forest […]

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DANCE MUSIC PINNING HOPES ON “ROARING 20S” TO RECOVER FROM PANDEMIC LOSSES - LDC Radio -Leeds No.1 Dance Music FM Radio Station

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DANCE MUSIC PINNING HOPES ON “ROARING 20S” TO RECOVER FROM PANDEMIC LOSSES

Dance music's industry value was reduced by 54% in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has had an expectedly dramatic impact on the global dance music industry with losses of 54% down to $3.5bn in 2020 - the lowest valuation for a decade following consistent growth since 2012. Findings released by the International Music Summit (IMS)’s business report paint a picture of mixed fortunes during 2020 - while the industry as a whole lost value, the DJ […]

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A NEW PHOTOBOOK DOCUMENTING 2000S RAVE CULTURE IS COMING OUT!

Matthew Smith’s Full on, Non Stop, All Over explores 'human rave behaviour' between 2000 to 2005. Bristol-based photographer Matthew Smith has created Full On, Non Stop, All Over, his second book documenting rave culture. Smith spoke about the new book, and the effects of the pandemic on raving: "We now live in times when digitally mediated behaviour seems to have taken over direct human behaviour, we have all just experienced a prolonged […]

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Emma Jones: At no time have Leeds United settled for a result – we go to the end

It’s easy at times this season to forget we’re a newly promoted side in the Premier League when you hear pundits and other fans talk about us, writes LUTV presenter Emma Jones. It’s easy at times this season to forget we’re a newly promoted side in the Premier League when you hear pundits and other fans talk about us. The majority of this squad were part of the title winning […]

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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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