Wulfrun Sound – Wolverhampton

Mike Johns was born in Portsmouth, but had been living in Bradford for 10 years before starting a degree course at Wolverhampton Polytechnic in 1979. During his first year there he joined a group of people who tried to get a student radio station started. This motley crew were collectively known as the WPRS (Wolverhampton…

Midlands Underground

Midlands Underground broadcast from Wolverhampton on 107 FM. They were first heard in November 1995 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 –…

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…

Explosion FM

While most pirates in the 21st century were playing black or dance music, Explosion brought about a return to a more mainstream pop station. They were heard mostly at weekends and Bank Holidays on a variety of frequencies including 99.6, 95 and 103.5. Some of the Explosion crew were later involved in Fusion FM and…

Real Radio – Birmingham

As we entered the 21st century, the pirate radio scene was beginning to slow down. Surely, no-one would launch a new 24/7 black station? But someone did… Real Radio could be heard on 99.6 FM and went on become one of the most professional stations of the time. They even had custom made voice-overs and…

Fantasy FM – Wolverhampton

Fantasy FM was first heard playing dance music at weekends during late 1991. They broadcast from Wolverhampton, firstly on 98.6, then 99.3 before settling on 100.7 FM by 1993. They played mostly house and rave music and also featured adverts for various businesses in Wolverhampton, such as Quest nightclub and Ruby Red Records. Some of…

Premier 99.7 FM – Birmingham

This is another one of the radio stations called Premier that have operated in the West Midlands. This one could be heard on 99.7 FM in the early 1990s. Downloads To save any item from this list then Right Click and ‘Save Target As…’ Audio Premier FM – 99.7 – Birmingham – Steve Williams –…

Time FM – Birmingham

Time FM were very much of their….er….time, and broadcast rave music to Birmingham in the early 1990s. They were first heard on 105.9 FM, later moving to 101.5. Downloads To save any item from this list then Right Click and ‘Save Target As…’ Audio Time FM – 105.9 – Birmingham – DJ Clinch – 25/5/91…

Premier 107 FM – Birmingham

There has been a number of radio stations in the West Midlands called Premier through the years, mostly having nothing to do with each other… So…..which version of Premier is this one then? This is the station that operated around the turn of the millennium on 107 FM. It is believed to have been run…