Monthly Archives: April 2012

Paul McCartney pays tribute to Milton Keynes legend Jim Marshall

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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…

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Beatcheck free party – Free party mixes

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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…

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One man’s mission to clean up Milton Keynes

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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. [slideshow] “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…

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