In the 1980s Edzy was a member of the reggae, house and hip hop into over-the-top, bass-heavy dance music band, Unique 3. They pressed up a few white labels of a track called The Theme and found themselves with a massive underground hit on their hands. They were swiftly signed by Virgin subsidiary Ten Records and released a couple more singles, one of which, Musical Melody, made the top 20 and took the Unique 3 into the nation’s living rooms via Top of the Pops.
This was the beginning of the end for the band and after the inevitable split; Edzy spent most of his Unique 3 earnings setting up a pirate radio station – Bradford’s Emergency FM.
Emergency FM were first heard testing on the 27th July 1990. Regular programmes started at 12:30pm the following day on 99.9 FM. They promised daily broadcasts of Soul, Jazz, Funk, Dance and House with DJs including Peter Schofield, Nick Maguire, DJ Countdown and Pianoman.
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