Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Radio Production Awards – By Paul Sylvester

What comes out of the radio speakers is the most important thing in radio. Sometimes though, you never ‘hear of’ or ‘know of’ the people who really make the shows happen – the ones who toil in the background to craft the programmes and work with the presenters to make the listening experience an enjoyable [...]

RadioPlayer Already Accounting for Over Half of Our Live Streaming In UK by Adrian Fitch

Listening through RadioPlayer accounted for 53% of the Absolute Radio Network’s 7.2m hours of online UK streaming in May. The RadioPlayer was clearly our biggest single listening platform but other desktop aggregators, such as iTunes and our Windows and Mac apps, collectively made up the next biggest segment at 34% followed by mobile at 14%. [...]

Absolute Radio Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 2011

We came, we saw we conquered and we took you there. What a weekend it was! Not even the torrential rain could stop our most successful Isle of Wight Festival to date. 2011 was a special year for the festival celebrating its 10th anniversary in style. Kate Moss had her hen weekend throwing a big [...]

The Isle of Wight Festival – What’s Happening on Absolute Radio by Paul Sylvester

As we speak, we’re checking the tyre pressure, hoovering the sofa cushions and checking oil on the dipstick as we prepare the Absolute Radio campervan for its first outing of the year – it’s Isle of Wight Festival weekend starting Friday. So what can you expect to hear on the radio? On Friday morning we’ll [...]

Playlist: 7th June

The playlist is out now. Kaiser Chiefs – Little Shocks (27/06/11) The Leeds band’s 4th album ‘The Future Is Medieval’ is available now from their website – where you can compile your own running order and artwork, plus earn money by recommending it to friends. There’s 20 tracks in total on the site, including this [...]