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Stephen Navin on The Hargreaves Review

The Hargreaves Review, which was announced by Mr Cameron back in November whilst on a visit to the east end of London (and which has become famous because of his introductory remark: 'the founders of Google have said they could never have started their company in Britain') required that responses to the call for evidence be made to Professor Hargreaves and his team by the 4th of March.

Music Connected

Now in its ninth year, Music Connected 2011 is the UK's leading digital music conference, where labels and music companies meet the key players in digital music.

Poly Styrene 1957 – 2011

Cult singer Poly Styrene, born Joan Elliott-Said, passed away last night, aged 53. The British-Somali musician and songwriter, who fronted the pioneering punk band X-Ray Spex, lost her battle with breast cancer just weeks after the release of her comeback solo album Generation Indigo.

Review: Jamie Woon Live

The edgy environment of a packed and sweaty Corsica Studios, under railway arches in South London's Elephant and Castle, is exactly where you would expect dubstep's latest face to launch his debut album Mirrorwriting.

The 56th Ivor Novello Awards nominations

UK rapper and singer Plan B and rock band Everything, Everything (pictured) lead the nominations for this year’s Ivor Novello Awards, the British Academy of Songwriters and Composers revealed this morning. Both are up for two awards each - Plan B is nominated in the PRS for Music Most Performed Work section for She Said and is pitted against Everything Everything in the Album Award category. Everything Everything are also nominated for Best Song Musically and Lyrically with MY KZ, UR BF.