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April 2012


Paul McCartney pays tribute to Milton Keynes legend Jim Marshall

It's not everyday that Sir Paul McCartney plays a tune in honour of a Milton Keynes legend, but the Beatles star has done just that. Sir Paul released a video this week paying tribute to Jim Marshall, creator of the Marshall amp, who died in the concrete city on 5 April. Jim was the driving force behind Marshall Amplification, which is proudly based in Milton Keynes. The clip shows Sir Paul playing guitar during a session with his band. In it he says: "This goes to to the family and…
15th April 2012

Beatcheck free party – Free party mixes

This Sunday sees us throw our first party of the year, so we thought we would make it a free one. Ain't we nice? To get you in the party mood (if you're not already) we thought we would share a few beats from the Beatcheck basement, where our band of dirty residents who are playing the free party, beaver away creating only the finest cuts of Breaks, Beats and Basslines for the party people of Milton Keynes. The show is free entry but we politely ask for donations on…
7th April 2012

B-boy and BMX champ’s get together Fashion Flash Mob

Last week, the Xscape enlisted the talents of UK flatland champion Keelan Phillips, James White and members of "Got to Dance" semi-finalists QMX  for a Fasion Flash Mob. Shopping can be pretty dull, especially in CMK, so we say - more of this creativeness please.  
5th April 2012

One man’s mission to clean up Milton Keynes

A Milton Keynes beathead was so annoyed with the state of the concrete city's street signs he went and cleaned them himself last week. After the Council told drum n bass DJ Warren Delicatebeats that their was no budget to clean city signs, he took to the streets armed with nothing more than a mop. a bucket, and a DIY mentality. "This is what I can pull off in thee hours. Imagine what a whole heap of us could do," said Warren. The Council declined to comment. Possibly because it would cost…
2nd April 2012