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Welcome to the Southbank Centre blog, here you'll find articles, videos and audio podcasts exploring our events and festivals programme and some engaging, fascinating and sometimes provocative themes from artists and thinkers in our Talks and Debates. 

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Listen to up-and-coming conductors on the art of baton waving and more
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The Director of Hayward Gallery, Ralph Rugoff, offers an Insight into the great German photographer and his work
Yep, change your life. Here's your guide to what promises to be an unforgettable 10 days
Soulwax and grime superstar Giggs are among the newly added acts
A quick introduction to the sights and sounds of Alchemy festival
Amrita Riat offers an overview of the British Asian artists here at Alchemy
Read about Pagoda Youth Orchestra's experience of performing at China Changing festival 2016
Rapper, producer, director and visual artist M.I.A. will curate the 24th Meltdown festival in 2017
A candid talk with rapper-turned-actor Ashley Walters
Dan Zanes and Friends performed at Southbank Centre
Watch Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto performing as part of Yoko Ono's Meltdown
A video exclusive from Gabby Young & Other Animals
These brilliant musicians perform music from the movies that made Clint Eastwood a star
Dan Zanes performs All Around The Kitchen
Watch Earl Slick - Diary of a Sideman
An exclusive interview with violinist Leonidas Kavakos
A past Alchemy highlight: Shye Ben-Tzur and Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood perform 'Challa Wahi Desh'
Celebrated Indian film composer A R Rahman talks about his work
Watch the whole ATOMIC BOMB! concert in full or jump to individual tracks
Watch Deerhoof perform in the Queen Elizabeth Hall as part of Yoko Ono's Meltdown.

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