Steve Angello, Oliver Heldens and Nina Kraviz lead the new line-up for BBC Radio 1’s Residency
BBC Radio 1 today announced the new line up for BBC Radio 1’s Residency – the strand that brings listeners the biggest names in dance music, from the underground to the arena – with music producers Steve Angello, Oliver Heldens and Nina Kraviz amongst the names that will be taking over Radio 1’s airwaves from January 2016. Dub Phizix & Strategy and Kode9 will also be joining the Residency team.
Radio 1’s Residency incorporates two shows on a Thursday night between 10pm – midnight and midnight – 1am and features some of the best DJs and producers of the moment.
George Fitzgerald, James Blake and Heidi will continue to form a part of the line-up of DJs on rotation.
The new line-up marks the end of DJ Skream’s regular slot on BBC Radio 1’s Residency, which he has been part of since September 2014.
The line-up is as follows:
1st Thursday of the month, beginning 7th January
10pm: George FitzGerald
12am: Dub Phizix & Strategy
2nd Thursday of the month, beginning 14th January
10pm: James Blake
12am: Nina Kraviz
3rd Thursday of the month, beginning 21st January
10pm: Steve Angello
12am: Oliver Heldens
4th Thursday of the month, beginning 28th January
Steve Angello says: “Not a day has gone by without me thinking about the show, I’m ready for a new year with some incredible new music! Let’s get on this journey on January 21st!”
Oliver Heldens says: "I’m really honoured that from now on I have my own Residency on BBC Radio 1! I hope you all tune in and listen every month”
Rhys Hughes (Head of Programmes, BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra) says: “I’m absolutely delighted that Steve Angello will be re-joining BBC Radio 1 – a huge DJ joining the biggest international dance music radio brand. I’m also thrilled that names of the calibre of Nina Kraviz, Oliver Heldens, Kode9 and Dub Phizix & Strategy are joining the Residency roster."
“I would like to thank Skream for his fantastic contribution to Radio 1 over the last few years and wish him all the best for the future.”