Zane Lowe in conversation with Ben Cooper

There was no doubt about the main draw at the Radio Academy’s Radio Festival in London today (September 29).

A packed conference room at the British Library gathered to hear Ben Cooper, Radio 1 and Radio 1 Xtra controller, interview his former employee, now director of Beats 1, Zane Lowe.

The conversation veered from good natured ribbing, to an exchange of views on the future or music radio and ended with a passionate and heartfelt defence of Radio 1 – ...

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