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Oxide & Neutrino: how we made Bound 4 Da Reload

‘There was a rise in gun crime and garage was blamed. We went from being on Top of the Pops to not being able to play anywhere. Then I was shot’I met Neutrino at the pirate radio station Supreme FM, where we were doing DJ sets. We clicked and joined So Solid Crew, who at that time were 30 strong.

Oxide & Neutrino: how we made Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty)

Alex Rivers, AKA Oxide, DJ. I met Neutrino at the pirate radio station Supreme FM, where we were doing DJ sets. We clicked and joined So Solid Crew , who at that time were 30 strong. When we all piled into a tiny room, it was crazy – but when Neutrino and I signed our own record deal, we became a separate entity.

From the low lands to the high seas: Belgian pirate radio’s rise and demise

Tired of government-approved music, monolingual programs and establishment views, activists and music lovers set up hidden stations in garages, basements, church towers and garden sheds. Some even took to boats in order to escape authorities’ efforts to shut them down.

The rise and fall of pirate radio station WBAD

In the mid-’90s, the internet was just starting to turn into a mass medium. There were no podcasts, and nobody had heard of internet radio. So it was a heyday for FM “pirate radio.” FM transmitters were cheap and easy to operate. For a few hundred bucks you could blast your favorite music,....

The Rise and Fall Of Pirate Radio Station WBAD

Culture Warning: Some bleeping good radio ahead. (Zoonar GmbH / Alamy Stock Photo) The Rise and Fall Of Pirate Radio Station WBAD. By: Posted on: In the mid-’90s, the internet was just starting to turn into a mass medium. There were no podcasts, and nobody had heard of internet radio. So it was a heyday for FM “pirate radio.

Pirate radio closedown 30 years ago ended buccaneering chapter

October 2nd, 2018: The Irish Pirate Radio Archive has been donated to Dublin City University. The collection of documents, publications and paraphernalia celebrates the golden years of pirate radio in Ireland between 1978 and 1988. Video: Bryan O'Brien On this day 30 years ago, Ireland’s pirate....

Veteran broadcaster Tom Edwards ‘reveals all’ in explosive new book set to be launched

Veteran broadcaster Tom Edwards will reveal all about a life in which his pirate radio boss was murdered, he reached the top of the industry and spent three years in rehab, in an explosive new book set to be launched at Birmingham City University this weekend (Saturday 8 December).

New satellites will hunt pirates, and maybe terrorists

If all goes as planned with the scheduled SpaceX launch Sunday, a startup called HawkEye 360 will have a trio of satellites resembling toaster ovens circling the globe, scanning for pirate radio. The Washington-area company is one of 35 paying customers strapped to the top of the Falcon 9 rocket, a....

From BBC news reader to destitute drunk on the streets of Norwich

At 22 he was reading the television news. He’d already been a local newspaper columnist and a pirate radio DJ. Then from local television he moved to national broadcasting, and on to Hollywood. It seemed as if the world was there for the taking for Norwich boy Tom Edwards as he mixed with celebrities and became a household name himself.

Tom Edwards

At 22 he was reading the television news. He’d already been a local newspaper columnist and a pirate radio DJ. Then from local television he moved to national broadcasting, and on to Hollywood. It seemed as if the world was there for the taking for Norwich boy Tom Edwards as he mixed with celebrities and became a household name himself.

Tom Edwards

At 22 he was reading the television news. He’d already been a local newspaper columnist and a pirate radio DJ. Then from local television he moved to national broadcasting, and on to Hollywood. It seemed as if the world was there for the taking for Norwich boy Tom Edwards as he mixed with celebrities and became a household name himself.

DJ with wife as only audience for years gets own show The Week

© Provided by Dennis Publishing Limited. A radio enthusiast who has broadcast to his living room from his garden shed for 44 years has been offered a Christmas slot on his local BBC station. Deke Duncan set up Radio 77 in his back garden in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, in 1974, inspired by the offshore pirate radio stations of the 1960s.

Cork exhibition reliving the glory days of pirate radio

By Colette Sheridan. WITH their cultivated mid-Atlantic accents and often British sounding pseudonyms, the DJs that broadcast on pirate radio in this country were not quite swashbuckling romantic figures. But they were minor heroes in that they played pop and rock music in an Ireland whose airwaves,....

Pirate radio = drug dealing and municipal broadband is anti-competitive censorship

Comment It has long been a sad truth that Washington DC lives within its own distorted universe, but even by DC standards a recent speech by federal regulator Michael O'Rielly is a wonder to behold. O'Rielly is one of four current commissioners on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and on....

People Just Do Nothing primed for US remake set in Las Vegas

Amazon are attempting to reimagine the Kurupt FM posse as a group of DJs trying to make it in the bright lights of The Strip. Fear and loitering in Brentford … People Just Do Nothing Photograph: BBC/Roughcut/Jack Barnes. People Just Do Nothing – the BBC mockumentary about a spoof pirate radio....

Resurfaced Biafran separatist leader claims he is in Israel

Missing pro-Biafran separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu gave a radio broadcast on Sunday saying he was in Israel, suggesting he owed his survival to the Jewish state. Kanu, a former London estate agent, heads the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) movement and the outlawed pirate radio station Radio....

Nigerian separatist leader admits he’s in Israel, says owes life to Jewish state

ABUJA, Nigeria — Missing pro-Biafran separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu gave a radio broadcast on Sunday saying he was in Israel, suggesting he owed his survival to the Jewish state. Kanu, a former London estate agent, heads the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) movement and the outlawed pirate radio....

Resurfaced Biafran separatist leader cla...

Missing pro-Biafran separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu gave a radio broadcast on Sunday saying he was in Israel, suggesting he owed his survival to the Jewish state. Kanu, a former London estate agent, heads the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) movement and the outlawed pirate radio station Radio....

Richard Curtis films ranked: From Bridget Jones to Notting Hill and Four Weddings

While he has deviated from his tried-and-tested formula for two Mr Bean outings with Rowan Atkinson , the pirate radio ensemble caper The Boat That Rocked (2009) and an adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse (2011) for Steven Spielberg, his sweary, upper-middle class comedies of manners have proven a wildly popular British export.

The rise and fall of pirate radio station WBAD

FM transmitters were cheap and easy to operate. For a few hundred bucks you could blast your favorite music, conspiracy theories or religious beliefs as far as your FM signal would carry it. But they call it pirate radio for a reason. Stations operate without a license from the Federal....

London’s Radio Pirates Changed Music. Then Came the Internet.

LONDON — In 1993, the illegal radio broadcasters at Kool FM came up with a plan to keep the regulators from raiding their studios. In those days, the rooftops of South and East London still bristled with unauthorized antennas. Installed by pirate radio stations on top of public housing blocks — the....

Transistors in biscuit tins: a look back at the heyday of pirate radio

Declan Meehan, who worked with Nova Radio, Century, 2FM, Ard Big and various others; and Stuart Clarke, assistant editor of Hot Press, who worked with Radio Caroline, pictured with a biscuit tin transmitter from Radio Butty. Photograph: Cyril Byrne A transistor disguised in a biscuit tin so that it....

Entertainment Top Tens: This week in 1965

Hard to imagine now, but when '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' was first released in the UK it was played only on pirate radio stations as lyrics referring to sexual frustration were considered too suggestive. The line 'trying to make some girl' was a particular target and it was censored when the....

Top tens: this week in 1965 new Hard to imagine now, but when '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' was first... Entertainment

Hard to imagine now, but when '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' was first released in the UK it was played only on pirate radio stations as lyrics referring to sexual frustration were considered too suggestive. The line 'trying to make some girl' was a particular target and it was censored when the....

D Double E, grime's nearly man: 'I haven’t been able to prove myself'

In those early days, grime was not a visible genre, and to distinguish themselves from the clamour on a multi-MC pirate radio show, an idiosyncratic vocal style, memorable ad-libs and a verbal audio-logo were invaluable parts of the MCs’ armoury. On these terms, D Double’s charisma soon made him a pirate legend.

Radio channel that broadcast Alex Jones taken offline – but not because of his conspiracy theories or controversies

A radio channel that broadcasts Alex Jones's shows is now silent – but not for the same reason as everyone else took him offline. The Federal Communications Commission has taken down an independent radio station, Liberty Radio, according to reports. It was taken offline because it was operating as a pirate radio station, the Associated Press said.
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Oxide & Neutrino: how we made Bound 4 Da Reload

‘There was a rise in gun crime and garage was blamed. We went from being on Top of the Pops to not being able to play anywhere. Then I was shot’I met Neutrino a...

Oxide & Neutrino: how we made Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty)

Alex Rivers, AKA Oxide, DJ. I met Neutrino at the pirate radio station Supreme FM, where we were doing DJ sets. We clicked and joined So Solid Crew , who at tha...

From the low lands to the high seas: Belgian pirate radio’s rise and demise

Tired of government-approved music, monolingual programs and establishment views, activists and music lovers set up hidden stations in garages, basements, churc...

The rise and fall of pirate radio station WBAD

In the mid-’90s, the internet was just starting to turn into a mass medium. There were no podcasts, and nobody had heard of internet radio. So it was a heyday f...

The Rise and Fall Of Pirate Radio Station WBAD

Culture Warning: Some bleeping good radio ahead. (Zoonar GmbH / Alamy Stock Photo) The Rise and Fall Of Pirate Radio Station WBAD. By: Posted on: In the mid-’9...