A new radio documentary series explores the history of Irish dance music.
Across four 50-minute episodes, The Breakdown delves into three decades of electronic dance music produced and performed across the island. At the heart of the series - which is produced by musician and producer Hugh Fowler - are longstanding figures from Irish scene such as Bumble's Dave McDonnol, Mr Spring and Zero T, alongside producers including Bicep, Mano Le Tough and DJ Mag's January 2022 cover star Or:la, who dissect and share the stories behind their biggest tracks.
Annie Mac's last ever Dance Party Radio 1 show was broadcast on Friday 30th July, and those who missed the historic event can listen back to the 120-minute landmark occasion.
NTS Radio is looking for new residents and genre specialists to join its roster.
The online network, which broadcasts from global locations and maintains bases in London and Manchester among other cities, has issued an open call. The statement invites interest from new 'radio personalities' and experts in styles such as alte, asakaa, jazz fusion, 2-step soul, 20s-70s blues, outsider country, highlife, min'yo, sanjo, nanyin, metal, classical, gnawa, amapiano, lovers rock, dub and reggae.
Leeds’ Sable Radio has launched their first mentorship and training programme, ReSound, for young Black people looking to enter the world of broadcasting.
Designed to be a full introduction to radio broadcasting, sound engineering and live event production, the ReSound bursary also comes with a £1,000 grant for each participant to develop a unique project.