Monthly Archives: June 2011

Playlist: 28th June

The playlist is out now. Coldplay – Major Minus (27/06/11) One of a handful of new songs premiered during the band’s stunning Glastonbury headline set at the weekend. This track is available on the ‘Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall’ EP and may well feature on their forthcoming album too. Biffy Clyro – Mountains (Live at [...]

Why Absolute Radio In-Stream points to The Future of Radio by James Wigley

I’m not sure many people would disagree that radio across the world is a beautiful, important and engaging medium, but has not been best known for innovation in its commercial digital business model.  The resistance to invest and innovate is especially evident in relation to its traditional, but essential, radio spot advertising. Spot advertising counts for the [...]

The Absolute Radio Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show Mobility Scooter Grand Prix

While you were sleeping the Christian O’Connell Breakfast show took to the Mall (one of the UK’s most protected roads) at 5am in what was essentially an illegal ”Wacky Race”. Starting at Admiralty arch the team buzzed along the Mall on bespoke mobility scooters aiming to reach the finish line at Buckingham Palace. The four [...]

The Absolute Radio Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show Celebrates ‘National Ride to Work Day’ with

The Absolute Radio Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show jam packed 100 listeners aboard their beloved Motorcycles outside the Absolute Radio studios at One Golden Square on Monday morning -all the while broadcasting live amidst the fun. We teamed up with to celebrate ‘National Ride to Work Day’ in a Roberts DAB radio giveaway extravaganza. Plus the guys [...]

Absolute Radio Posts Record Breaking 1.3 Million Hours of Mobile Streaming in May

Absolute Radio Engagement Metrics May 2011 View more presentations from OneGoldenSquare1. The Absolute Radio network streamed 11.9m hours of live audio in May, our second biggest month to date. 6.6m of those hours (55%) were from our portfolio of sister stations while, most notably, a record breaking 1.3m of those hours (11%) were received from [...]