The BBC is launching its first music podcasts today (November 12). The Radio 1 Chart Show will be the first available followed by specialist music shows, inclluding 1Xtra Dancehall Top 10 and Asian Network Music Chart, later this week.
The podcasts will contain content from previously broadcast shows on BBC Radio and, for the first time, will include 30-second clips of music. The broadcaster already offers speech-only podcasts from 120 shows.
Mark Friend, controller, multiplatform and interactive for BBC Audio & Music, says: “Including clips of our podcasting service allows us to represent the incredible breadth of BBC’ Radio output.