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June 2012


Beatcheck back on air with MKFM

The Beatcheck Monkey is back on the airwaves this Thursday from 8pm with our “Breaks and Electro show” as MKFM get stuck in to their third FM trial broadcast. MKFM are on a mission to bring local radio to Milton Keynes, meaning that you get a weekly hit of Beatcheck beats, to fire you up ready for the weekend. We’ll be playing a heavy mix of Breaks, Beats and Basslines, some new exclusive tracks, giving them their very first radio air play , some underground classics and some awesome remixes.…
27th June 2012

A fishy challenge for Beatcheck resident – CB Radio

At Beatcheck HQ like a bit of a challenge, We like to keep our underground basement dwelling DJ’s on their toes. We also like fish, big fish, little fish.... £1 fish? With this in mind, we sent the Beatcheck Monkey to talk to CB Radio with a bit of a fishy challenge. CB Radio had been created by former CityBreaks resident DJ Shift in 2009 as a alias to keep his DJ work and his production work separate. Known for his chunky, techy beats, lazy bass lines and sprinkles of Old Skool sounds,…
25th June 2012

We talk to “My Passion” guitarist about Download Festival and Gibbons.

Anyone who knows anything about the rock scene would have been moshing away in sweaty beer fuelled pits, eating dirt burgers and throwing bottles of “apple juice” around last weekend. Download festival, brings the largest acts from around the world together at the spiritual home of rock; Donington Park for a weekend of guitar lead debauchery. So when we saw that local band My Passion took to the Pepsi stage, going up against  Tenacious D, well we thought It would only be polite to catch up with the Band. Earlier…
15th June 2012

Beatcheck’s guide to Free Festivals in Milton Keynes, 2012.

Summer is apparently here, meaning only one thing, FESTIVAL SEASON has arrived. But you don't have to endure hours on trains, be crammed in to the back seat of your mate's Fiesta, or spend hundreds of pounds to get some festival action. Milton Keynes has a decent amount of festivals right on your door step. Here is our guide to Free Festivals in Milton Keynes for 2012. 1. Folk on the Green, June 10th, Stony Stratford. After 40 years, they must be doing something right. OK, so its not a…
7th June 2012