Rave FM – Nottingham

Rave FM were first heard in 1990, broadcasting Rave music to Nottingham. They broadcast from flats in Radford and also the Lenton area of Nottingham, amongst other places. The station ended early/mid 1992, but later that year, the owner of Rave FM changed the Name to Touch FM and tried to get a license to…

Dimension FM – Telford

Spangles used to listen to Exile Radio while still at school. He and his friends would wait for a Saturday morning to tune in, being in Telford this was the only station that they could get. Then a few people he knew started up a station called Underground 101.9. That was a Friday night station…

DBC – London

Lepke had spent some time living in New York and was amazed at their choice of radio stations. When he returned to London, he was determined to start a station for the black community, by the black community. At first, the station was to be called Rebel Radio, but then someone thought it would be…

Groove FM – Dudley

Groove FM was the second pirate radio station to be brought on air by Scott Davis, the founder of Exile FM. From the very start Groove had many of the old Exile presenters on board, which were joined by some of the key members of Unique FM, as well as few totally new to the…

Freedom Radio – Dudley

The first 7-day a week white pirate station in the Black Country was Power House Radio. They had been on since 7th February 1988 from Rowley Regis. At this point Craig Benson was running a car hire business that booked some advertising on PHR. It was through this connection that Craig Benson obtained his first…

Midlands Underground

Midlands Underground broadcast from Wolverhampton on 107 FM. They were first heard in the late 1990s and continued well into the 21st century. They broadcast a wide variety of dance music. Downloads To save any item from this list then Right Click and ‘Save Target As…’ Cuttings Cutting 1 Audio   Midlands Underground – 107…

Rush FM – Telford

Rush FM was originally founded by a team of individuals in early 2004 after the closure of Dimension FM. Dimension’s closure was a great loss to the underground scene of Shropshire, and something needed to be done in order to restore this community which was lost. Rush FM plans quickly began to take a basic…

Mix FM – Birmingham

Mix FM’s story starts in 1992, due to the closure of Hardcore FM. After this Mix Fm could be heard broadcasting on 106.3 FM at weekends to the East Midlands and surrounding areas. In 1996 Mix FM moved frequency to 107.7 FM, however the weekend broadcasts became few and far between by the end of…

Cruise FM – London

Cruise FM was first established as an FM radio station in London, England in 1984 by founder The Bushbaby. They could be heard on 104.5 in stereo as North London’s Weekend Soul Station and with the youngest DJ lineup ever known. The station broadcast for a number of years with a crew back then of…

Sound FM

Sound FM broadcast from Liverpool from the late 90s into the early 00s. They played dance music at weekends on 105.9 FM, and later 106.3. DJs included Steve Moorcroft, DJ Kaos, DJ Rolex, Woodsy and Richie Ming. If anyone has any more information on this station please contact The Pirate Archive. Downloads To save any…