Absolute Radio have today announced that Absolute Radio 90s is set to go national on digital radio. As the UK’s only radio station dedicated to music from the nineties decade, Absolute Radio 90s has been entertaining listeners since 2010. Now from Monday 29th January, more listeners across the country will be able to listen to the station’s much-loved selection of undisputed classics.
With music stretching from Oasis and Blur, to Primal Scream and the Chemical Brothers, the move is set to serve the UK’s growing demand for nineties anthems and culture. The station is already home to talent including Dave Berry, Frank Skinner and Jason Manford, plus Absolute Radio all-stars, Christian O’Connell, Andy Bush, Danielle Perry and Pete Donaldson. On top of specialist programming, including ‘The 90s Chart Show with Sarah Champion’ and ‘Forgotten 90s with Chris Martin’, the station will also feature the No Repeat Guarantee daily, as well as Andy Bush’s Indie Disco at weekends.
Absolute Radio’s Content Director, Paul Sylvester said – “The 90s renaissance is stronger than ever and Absolute Radio 90s perfectly encapsulates the decade’s music and culture. Already a fully-fledged radio station with a brilliant line-up of presenters and programmes, we’re delighted to be able to share the station with an even bigger audience”.
This February the station will also host a special on Gallagher brothers, Liam and Noel. A tribute to the undisputed kings of the 90s, the shows air on 3rd and 4th February and will feature extended interviews, documentaries and live music performances.
Already a staple on the Absolute Radio Network which is home to 4.5 million listeners, Absolute Radio 90s saw record listening in 2017. Listen in from 29th January as it joins sister station Absolute Radio on the D1 network, broadcasting across the UK on DAB. You can also listen online or via the official mobile app. For more information log on to www.absoluteradio.co.uk
In order to listen to Absolute Radio 90s on DAB Digital Radio, listeners will need to re-tune their radios. For more information on how to do this, head to www.getdigitalradio.com/retune.
About Absolute Radio
Absolute Radio is a national radio station where ‘Real Music Matters’, wrapped up with lashings of personality and mischief from presenters including Christian O’Connell, Frank Skinner, Jason Manford, Dave Berry and Rob Beckett who have the freedom to say what they think and tell it like it is.
Absolute Radio also has a network of digital decade brands; Absolute Radio 60s, Absolute Radio 70s, Absolute 80s, Absolute Radio 90s, Absolute Radio 00s and Absolute Classic Rock.
Listen to Absolute Radio on 105.8FM in London and the South-East, 105.2FM in the West Midlands, nationally on DAB or 1215AM, online, via the official mobile app or digital TV. For more information log on to www.absoluteradio.co.uk
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