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BBC Radio 1 celebrates 20 years in Ibiza: Thursday 30 July – Sunday 2 August 2015

BBC Radio 1 celebrates 20 years of broadcasting from the balearic island of Ibiza from Thursday 30 July to Sunday 2 August. Of course Ibiza was not Radio 1’s discovery nor was it the first UK radio station to cover … Continue reading

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The Ministry of Sound and BBC Radio 2 celebrate six decades of Annie Nightingale on the airwaves

Annie Nightingale, currently the longest serving DJ on BBC Radio 1, marks six decades of broadcasting this year with a special “Masterpieces” compilation album from the Ministry Of Sound and a two part documentary on BBC Radio 2.

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Resonance FM and Rinse FM to go on air across London on DAB Digital Radio

Resonance FM and Rinse FM, two of London’s most highly regarded independent radio stations (the latter is home to Horse Meat Disco’s radio show), are to go on air across the capital on DAB Digital Radio this summer. They will … Continue reading

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The Institute Of Contemporary Arts takes a look back at London’s pirate radio scene of the 1980s

It’s a given today that any budding radio DJ or music producer can easily broadcast their work online via Soundcloud or Mixcloud and, with a bit of judicious online promotion combined with editorial quality, can gain a substantial following. 30 … Continue reading

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Gay radio station Gaydio bids to go “coast to coast” on national digital radio

Gay radio station Gaydio, home to presenters such as Adam Turner and Phil Marriot, could be available across the UK on national digital radio if a bid by Listen2Digital to launch a suite of 18 new digital radio stations is … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix is 20 years’ old today

Some 20 years ago this month BBC Radio 1 (or “1FM” as it was then known) was in the throes of a painful restructuring as it desperately sought to shed its then end-of-the-pier “Smashie & Nicey” image. Many former DJs … Continue reading

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“London’s Dance Powerstation” This Is Electric launches this Saturday, 31 August

London gains another new radio station this weekend when “This Is Electric” launches this Saturday 31 August at 7am.

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