NRG FM – Leeds

DJ Shock was a teenager in the mid 80s, gripped in the fever of hip-hop and breakdance culture. Shock, along with friends Countdown, DJ Greenpeace & Chippy formed a crew and began learning to cut, scratch and paint graffiti like their idols across the pond. Mike Allen’s National Fresh radio show, networked from Capital FM…

Dream FM – Leeds

Dream FM was one of the most well known pirates in Yorkshire during the 1990’s. It boasted over 30 DJ’s and a range of different dance music styles such as house, dub, trance, hardcore, funk, soul, acid, jazz, hip, hop techno and chill out to name but a few. Merchandise was also available through Dream…

Radio Veronica – Bradford

Radio Veronica was first heard in the Autumn of 1986. They broadcast from Bradford, but their strong signal could be heard over a wide area. Initially, their broadcasts took place on Sunday evenings from 8pm into the night. They were mainly on 105.5 FM, but occasionally 104.9 FM was used. By late summer 1987, Veronica…

Emergency FM – Bradford

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…

Radio Britannia – Yorkshire

Kenny Crescendo was one of the stalwarts of the Yorkshire free radio scene and was heard on many stations, such as Rebel Radio and Radio Orion. He also had his own station, Radio Britannia. In the early 80s they could be heard on 1341 kHz medium wave, but later moved to FM. Early broadcasts took…

NLV Radio – Keighley

NLV Radio broadcast to the West Yorkshire town of Keighley, and were first heard in early 1988. NLV is understood to have stood for Night Life Videotech and they transmitted on 104.9 FM in stereo. Despite their relatively low power, they were an immediate hit. This was probably helped by the fact that, due to…

Yorkshire Misc Station Audio

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