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Zane Lowe (full name Alexander Zane 'Zipper' Reid Lowe) is a New Zealand radio DJ, live DJ, producer and TV presenter. After a brief career in DJ-ing and producing in New Zealand, he moved to the UK in 1997 and started presenting on XFM (now Radio X) and MTV Europe. In 2003, he started hosting a global music show on BBC Radio 1 which he hosted until 2015, when he moved to Apple's radio station, Beats 1, in Los Angeles, becoming one of their prime-time presenters and their music curator. Between years 2002 and 2015, he presented Gonzo on MTV, which was the flagship music show.
  
===February 2008===
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As part of his hip hop DJ career, he played at a number of festivals including Coachella, Glastonbury and Bestival, and has toured with artists such as [[Kasabian]], Skrillex, The Weeknd and The Prodigy. He was also a regular performer at Ibiza and Mallorca Rocks. Lowe opened for Muse as a warm-up act during both nights at Wembley Stadium in 2007, on [[London Wembley Stadium 2007 - 16th (gig)|16th]] and [[London Wembley Stadium 2007 - 17th (gig)|17th of June]]. He also supported Muse at the [[Teignmouth Den 2009 - 5th (gig)|Seaside Rendezvous in Teignmouth]] in 2009.
*[[Interview at the NME awards (20080228 Zane Lowe programme)|2008-02-28: Interview at the NME awards]]
 
*[[Interview with Dominic Howard (20080204 Zane Lowe feature)|2008-02-04: Interview with Dominic Howard]]
 
  
===June 2006===
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== Muse interviews with Zane Lowe ==
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* [[Beats 1 Radio 2020-05-10 - Zane Lowe | 2020-05-10: Interview on Beats 1 Radio about Tomorrow's World and the new concert film]]
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* [[Beats 1 Radio 2018-05-09 - Zane Lowe | 2018-05-09: Interview on Beats 1 Radio about Simulation Theory and how it's going to sound]]
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* [[Beats 1 Radio 2017-05-17 - Zane Lowe | 2017-05-17: Interview on Beats 1 Radio about Dig Down and the future of touring and music]]
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* [[Beats 1 Radio 2013-02-20 - Zane Lowe | 2013-02-20: Backstage interview at the BRIT Awards]]
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* [[BBC Radio 1 2012-08-20 – Zane Lowe | 2012-08-20]]
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* [[BBC Radio 1 2012-06-27 - Zane Lowe | 2012-06-27: Interview on BBC Radio 1 on the sixth album and the premiere of Survival]]
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* [[Zane Lowe 2011-08-09 – Interview with Christopher Wolstenholme | 2011-08-09: Interview with Christopher Wolstenholme]]
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* [[Zane catches up with Muse in Italy (20090729 Zane Lowe feature) | 2009-07-29: Zane catches up with Muse in Italy]]
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* [[The Resistance overview (20090706 Zane Lowe feature) | 2009-07-06: ''The Resistance'' overview]]
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* [[Interview at the NME awards (20080228 Zane Lowe programme) | 2008-02-28: Interview at the NME awards]]
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* [[Interview with Dominic Howard (20080204 Zane Lowe feature) | 2008-02-04: Interview with Dominic Howard]]
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=== February 2008 ===
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=== June 2006 ===
 
Matt and Dom were interviewed by Zane Lowe on 20th of June in a very long interview. This one can be downloaded [http://www.muselive.com/forums.php?m=posts&p=417189 here].
 
Matt and Dom were interviewed by Zane Lowe on 20th of June in a very long interview. This one can be downloaded [http://www.muselive.com/forums.php?m=posts&p=417189 here].
  
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=== April 2006 ===
Zane Lowe inverviewed [[Christopher Wolstenholme|Wolstenholme]] on the phone to try and dig up some information about the new album. Wolstenholme revealed while the "album is being mastered" there will probably be 11 tracks. He also explained that they didn't want to start booking gigs until they were happy that they had completed the album to their level of satisfaction, as opposed to "leaving songs off the album because they aren't finished". There were three possible names for the album, none of which were revealed. Wolstenholme also stated their first UK gigs would actually be headlining Reading 2006 (Saturday) and Leeds 2006 (Sunday), and that he likes the [[Arctic Monkeys]].
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Zane Lowe inverviewed [[Christopher Wolstenholme | Wolstenholme]] on the phone to try and dig up some information about the new album. Wolstenholme revealed while the "album is being mastered" there will probably be 11 tracks. He also explained that they didn't want to start booking gigs until they were happy that they had completed the album to their level of satisfaction, as opposed to "leaving songs off the album because they aren't finished". There were three possible names for the album, none of which were revealed. Wolstenholme also stated their first UK gigs would actually be headlining Reading 2006 (Saturday) and Leeds 2006 (Sunday), and that he likes the [[Arctic Monkeys]].
  
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=== June 2003 ===
Zane Lowe had exclusive rights to first play [[Stockholm Syndrome (song)|Stockholm Syndrome]] on BBC Radio 1, promoting it for its "download only" release on July 14th, 2003. At this point, it was unsure with Stockholm Syndrome would feature on the album. Since the song was a lengthy (for radio) at 4m 58 seconds, it was played slightly faster (up one [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semitone semitone]). This version can be downloaded [http://www.muselive.com/forums.php?m=posts&p=177603 here].
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Zane Lowe had exclusive rights to first play [[Stockholm Syndrome (song) | Stockholm Syndrome]] on BBC Radio 1, promoting it for its "download only" release on 14{{supo|th}} July 2003. At this point, it was unsure with Stockholm Syndrome would feature on the album. Since the song was a lengthy (for radio) at 4m 58 seconds, it was played slightly faster (up one [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semitone semitone]). This version can be downloaded [http://www.muselive.com/forums.php?m=posts&p=177603 here].
  
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Latest revision as of 04:56, 11 May 2020

Alexander Zane 'Zipper' Reid Lowe

Zane Lowe (full name Alexander Zane 'Zipper' Reid Lowe) is a New Zealand radio DJ, live DJ, producer and TV presenter. After a brief career in DJ-ing and producing in New Zealand, he moved to the UK in 1997 and started presenting on XFM (now Radio X) and MTV Europe. In 2003, he started hosting a global music show on BBC Radio 1 which he hosted until 2015, when he moved to Apple's radio station, Beats 1, in Los Angeles, becoming one of their prime-time presenters and their music curator. Between years 2002 and 2015, he presented Gonzo on MTV, which was the flagship music show.

As part of his hip hop DJ career, he played at a number of festivals including Coachella, Glastonbury and Bestival, and has toured with artists such as Kasabian, Skrillex, The Weeknd and The Prodigy. He was also a regular performer at Ibiza and Mallorca Rocks. Lowe opened for Muse as a warm-up act during both nights at Wembley Stadium in 2007, on 16th and 17th of June. He also supported Muse at the Seaside Rendezvous in Teignmouth in 2009.

Muse interviews with Zane Lowe

February 2008

June 2006

Matt and Dom were interviewed by Zane Lowe on 20th of June in a very long interview. This one can be downloaded here.

April 2006

Zane Lowe inverviewed Wolstenholme on the phone to try and dig up some information about the new album. Wolstenholme revealed while the "album is being mastered" there will probably be 11 tracks. He also explained that they didn't want to start booking gigs until they were happy that they had completed the album to their level of satisfaction, as opposed to "leaving songs off the album because they aren't finished". There were three possible names for the album, none of which were revealed. Wolstenholme also stated their first UK gigs would actually be headlining Reading 2006 (Saturday) and Leeds 2006 (Sunday), and that he likes the Arctic Monkeys.

June 2003

Zane Lowe had exclusive rights to first play Stockholm Syndrome on BBC Radio 1, promoting it for its "download only" release on 14th July 2003. At this point, it was unsure with Stockholm Syndrome would feature on the album. Since the song was a lengthy (for radio) at 4m 58 seconds, it was played slightly faster (up one semitone). This version can be downloaded here.


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