TKO – London

Solar Radio closed down on the 29th September 1985 in order to apply for the forthcoming community licences. Horizon and JFM had also gone by this point and a number of former Solar DJs had seen Kiss FM successfully emerge from the ashes of JFM. Not wanting to be left behind, they decided to launch their…

Powerjam – London

Powerjam were first heard in July 1990 on 92 FM. They featured many DJs who had previously been on Classic Radio. They continued to be heard well in the 2000s. If anyone has any more information on this station please contact The Pirate Archive. Downloads To save any item from this list then Right Click…

Touch FM – Nottingham

During 1992, the owner of Nottingham’s Dance station Rave FM, decided to change the name to Touch FM. The new station still played dance music, on the final Rave FM frequency of 107.3. It is believed the name change was to try to get a license to broadcast legally. This never happened and Touch FM…

Radio Atlantis – Derbyshire

The radio station called Radio Atlantis commenced broadcasting in July 1965. The station was located at Heanor, Derbyshire, England. Regular broadcasts included 50s and 60s popular Music and 60s American Soul Music (Tamla Motown etc). In the summer of 1967, the station expanded and also broadcast on a second frequency, from an alternative location. “Radio…

Pleasure FM – London

Pleasure FM were first heard in March 1990. Broadcasts continued through the 1990s, later moving from dance to a more UK garage format. If anyone has any more information on this station please contact The Pirate Archive. Downloads To save any item from this list then Right Click and ‘Save Target As…’ Audio Pleasure FM…

Friends FM – London

Friends FM were one of the many stations that took to the air following the rave boom of the late 80s. They were first heard in December 1989 on 100.7 FM. Their music policy was “Underground as all music then came under one banner”, which included a lot of the rougher breakbeat style. Their founder,…

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…

Rise FM – Dudley

Rise FM were first heard testing in December 1988 on 104.3 FM. Soon after, they could be heard every Sunday evening with a mix of the harder end of dance music. DJs included DJ Sam, Boy Wonder, Mellow D, Dynamic, Frame and Phase 9. Later broadcasts were on 98.4 FM before disappearing altogether. Some of…

Radio Sovereign – Newhaven

Radio Sovereign broadcast from the Newhaven/Hastings area of Sussex in the mid 1980s. If anyone has any more information on this station please contact The Pirate Archive. Downloads To save any item from this list then Right Click and ‘Save Target As…’ Artwork Flyer 1 NEW Audio Tony Francis – Unknown DJ – Clips – 1986…