A former DJ of BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra has launched a new national dance music station.
Capital Dance, a new station from Global, the Media and Entertainment group, aired on DAB digital radio across the UK today (Thursday 1 October).
The station, which will officially launch from 4pm, promises to bring “new energy and huge sound”, playing the biggest dance anthems and club mixes.
Who is the former Radio 1 DJ who will host the station?
Dance of the capital is also the brand new home of dance music legend MistaJam, who has joined the new station.
When will MistaJam air?
The much-loved and well-respected DJ, producer and taste maker will perform the biggest party tunes and hymns Tuesday through Saturday 4pm to 7pm on Capital Dance.
He will also take the reins of sister station Capital FM on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7 p.m., launching the all-new Capital Weekender show, broadcast live across the UK on Capital FM and Capital Dance.
What music will Capital Dance play?
Another new national station from Global, Capital Dance is home to the biggest dance anthems and the freshest club mixes anywhere on the dial, playing massive tracks from Disclosure, MK, Jessie Ware, Love Regenerator, Calvin Harris. , Martin Solveig, Peggy Gou, Paul Woolford, The Blessed Virgin, Disciples, Duke Dumont, Jax Jones, Aluna and Armand Van Helden.
What did MistaJam say about their new station and shows?
Capital Dance and Capital DJ said: “I am truly excited, honored and privileged to start a whole new chapter in my career with the Global family, launching the UK’s very first official dance music radio station, Capital Dance. , and taking the reins of the brand new Capital Weekender to make it the biggest dance music show in the UK.
“Capital Dance will become THE official destination for all fans of the best in dance music – currently home to the biggest dance records as well as classical dance bangers, and we will help create the dance superstars of tomorrow.
Capital Weekender is a radio institution, and I’ll start the weekend on the UK’s No.1 hit music station and Capital Dance with the greatest dance pieces around – the soundtrack of your weekend rituals just got bigger!
“Being invited to launch Capital Dance and the all new Capital Weekender is truly the highlight of my 15 years of broadcasting to date. It is a dream come true to join the incredibly talented and extremely inspiring Coco Cole and the exceptional Rio Fredrika.
“No other collection of genres has the power that dance music has to unite, energize and uplift people in a universal way. I am truly grateful to share this vision with the team at Capital and Global and to be able to bring these vibes to the nation in my new home. I am excited to begin !
Who else will be on the station?
Coco Cole from Capital is also joining Capital Dance as the host of a brand new evening show Monday through Thursday from 7pm.
In-demand artist and club DJ, Coco has performed in front of massive crowds at some of the biggest dance music clubs and festivals in the world.
Coco will also host the brand new Capital Weekender show with Ministry of Sound on Friday and Saturday evenings from 10 p.m.
Coco Cole said, “I am more than happy with what Capital Dance will bring to people’s daily lives. 2020 needs more joy, more positive energy, and more dancing, so we make it our mission! ”
What did the bosses of Capital Dance say about the new station launch?
James Rea, Director of Broadcasting at Global, said: “Capital Dance is a brilliant addition to the Capital brand, opening it up to a whole new set of music and dance genres, led by one of the greatest personalities and the most esteemed figures in dance. music.
“We are delighted to welcome MistaJam to the Global family on both Capital Dance and the Capital Network for the all new Capital Weekender show on Friday and Saturday nights at 7:00 p.m.”
How to listen to Capital Dance
Listeners across the UK will be able to hear the all-new station from 4 p.m. today (Thursday 1 October).
Capital Dance is available across the UK on DAB digital radio and the free Global Player app, as well as your smart speaker (‘play Capital Dance’), as well as on iOS and Android devices and on capitaldance.fr.