The BBC announced a number of changes to music radio yesterday. The most high profile being Jo Whiley’s move from Radio 1 to Radio 2. However, the one that has disappointed me is the announcement that they will be ending their concert series the Electric Proms.
I am not altogether surprised. Last years concerts were limited to only three, admittedly big name, acts. So I did wonder whether the writing was on the wall. Still over the last few years this mix of big name and new acts and surprising collaborations has been one of my musical highlights. So I am disappointed that they will be ending for what seems to be budgetary reasons.
Here are a few highlights:
This content was originally posted on my old Strange Thoughts blog.