Radio Essex born, Spotify enters album charts plus KissFresh signs new DJ lineup ~ Behind the Mic
Feb 2015 Behind the Mic
Spotify: ‘Album chart integration can win over remaining streaming sceptics’
Spotify’s head of label relations for Europe, Kevin Brown, is hoping that the integrating of streaming data in the Official UK Albums Chart will see the few remaining sceptics embrace the growing format.
Kiss FM has signed a roster of emerging DJ talent for its London DAB station Kiss Fresh as part of a schedule shake-up. Signed to Friction’s Shogun Audio records, Joe Ford will present on Monday nights (11pm-12am). Birmingham DJ/producer Preditah, who is the official tour DJ for Skepta, will host on Tuesday nights 10pm-11pm. Following him (11pm-12am) is London duo Ill Blu.
Russell Brand to record twice-weekly podcasts for audioBoom
Russell Brand is to record twice-weekly comedy podcasts exclusively for audioBoom. New episodes of The Russell Brand Podcast will launch on the sound file-sharing website every Wednesday and Sunday, beginning this Wednesday (February 25). Each episode will be 45 minutes long and feature a blend of topical content, general humour and the “world views” of Brand and his co-presenters, with music guests along the way.