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WEEKDAYS: The Breakfast Rush – with Shadreck Setti and Yuzriq Meyer (Monday to Friday 06h00 – 09h00)
Start your day with Shadreck and Yuzriq who’ll wake and shake you up and keep you going . With great upbeat music – at least 50% local tracks and a mix of news, shout-outs, interviews, traffic, weather and entertainment – this morning show is just what the doctor ordered for those blue Mondays or Tuesdays or Wednesdays…
The Morning Cruise with Bulelani Guwa (Monday to Friday 09h00 – 12h00)
The Morning Cruise is an informative magazine programme, featuring interviews on a range of topics, designed to help you keep your finger on the pulse of Cape Town. With; Word of the day, Trivia questions, Info Guide, Job shop, Tip of the day and Quote of the Day the programme is guaranteed to keep you current and get you talking. The show aims to educate, enlighten, empower and inform listeners about issues concerning their daily lives without being boring.
Sakhisizwe – bou die nasie, building the nation with Lazola Solani produced by Khusi Veto (Monday to Friday 12h00 – 14h00)
Sakhisizwe is a discussion-based show highlighting current affairs with guests from civil society, local, provincial and national government; political parties and activists. The show also features writers, academics, performance artists, community workers. Guests share experiences, expertise, and information. The show offers guidance on how to make better choices about issues concerning your daily life. Knowledge is power and this is where you will find both.
Backchat with Bassie Montewa (Monday to Friday 14h00 – 16h00)
This is where you find out what the Cape Flats is thinking and feeling. The emphasis is on township developments and events The programme includes local and international musicians & artists and other dynamic individuals and groups.
Everyday People with Freedom Raphela and Sive Msolo (Monday to Friday 16h00 – 19h00)
Finish the work day with bumping beats. Easing up on the heavy issues to give listeners an opportunity to unwind with artist interviews, celebrity gossip and hot music. The latest R&B, Hip Hop, House and Kwaito is played but raw, undiscovered talent is also exposed.
CREW – Children’s Radio Education Workshop (Saturdays 09h00 – 12h00)
The CREW project trains children between 6 and 19 years old how to research, write scripts, produce, engineer, edit and present their own radio programmes. The childen are divided into the following age groups to enable them to cover content suitable for their ages and understanding: The idea behind CREW is to provide children with access to the airwaves in order for them to express themselves, to produce material relevant to themselves and their peers, and ultimately to become more critical media consumers. (CREW and media education)
The children and youth represent almost every group of youth in South Africa -black, white, muslim, christian, refugees, middle and working class. The children are encouraged to take on topics that are of interest to them, with a combination of serious and light issues ranging from sharing cooking recipes to abuse and racism. Crew contributes to the children directly involved and those listening by leading them away from an attitude of indifference so they grow up to be conscious, independent thinking adults.
SPECIALISED MUSIC / LIFESTYLE PROGRAMMES:
The Wrong Rock Show (Mondays 22h00 – 00h00)
Tune in to the Wrong Rock Show hosted by Botha Kruger as he takes you on a journey beyond the limitations of the mainsteam to a place where vintage rock ‘n roll can rub shoulders with anarchic post-rock. (Check out the facebook page)
“Rock ‘n Roll is sung, and written for the most part by cretinous goons” – Frank Sinatra (1957).
- Nigel Vermaas plays South African and international jazz from his own collection. Connections are made, new musical avenues explored. The relationship between jazz and other music is a recurring theme. –
The Sublime Drum and Bass Show (Tuesdays 22h00 – 00h00)
The longest and first running drum and bass show in Africa, the Sublime dnb show is hosted by DJ Hyphen with many of the worlds renowned drum n bass producers and djs. No show never sounds the same the motto being “you never know what you might get on the Sublime Drum n Bass Show. Drum n Bass has found its roots in many forms of music which keep it cutting edge with influences from the genres of dance hall, reggae, techno, hip hop, house, jazz, funk, disco, punk and electronica.
The Salon (Wednesdays 20h00 – 22h00)
The Salon is a sexy, sincere and playful hangout session between three friends that discuss the Queer Cape Townian experience. Moving through LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) content, introducing new queer voices that laugh, play and get serious about difficult topics to broaden the perspectives that restrict the human rights of LGBTI community with compassion and acceptance.
We are hoping the audience includes everyone within the LGBTI community as well as those that stand outside of it with curiosity or disapproval.
The programme is designed to break down stereotypes and negative ideas about the LGBTI community, and aims to shatter negative misconceptions by including those that have them into its audience. There is no us vs. them, rather a movement towards an us, that is all inclusive regardless of sexual orientation.
The Salon is hosted by Myles Heneke, Sarah Summers and Sizo Mahlangu.
Soul Makossa(Wednesdays 22h00 – 00h00) Soul Makossa (the name of the show derived from a megahit by Manu Dibango in 1972) brings you African music from all corners of the continent – catering for any soul wanting to connect with Africa. Inviting all Africans who appreciate our rich cultural heritage to come celebrate our music. This show promotes and restores the legacy of great artists who devoted their lives to exploring and developing new sounds, and is also a forum of praise for living legends and young talent.
Level Da Vibes (Thursdays 22h00 – 01h00)
Level Da Vibes is an easy going, fun, upbeat, unique reggae music show featuring an array of music and culture from around the world to our local artists. Our mission is to shift negative into positive vibrations – hence the name “level da vibes”.
A few dankish examples of what they have in store for you are music reviews by Hip-hop producer Arsenic (music with a maniac). We’ll also be tracking the latest in street style developments from dank rides to fashion and all the dankish in between.
Jazz on Bush is where smooth jazz lives. Dr Victor takes you a fantastic jazz journey, interviewing artists and playing only the best in international, local (especially that special Cape Town flavour) music.
The Unhappy Hour/s (Sundays 18h00 – 20h00)
Blues is the Bush (Sundays 20h00 – 22h00)
With its roots firmly in African soil, yet germinating in a far continent in conditions of slavery and extreme hardship, the Blues has flowered and grown over generations to be the single greatest influence in modern popular music. The presenter has an extensive collection of rare blues albums and plays the music, as well as providing detailed information about the evolution of blues, the social and cultural contexts of the music, and information about individual tracks.
Since October 1996, a tasty two hours of the best of The Blues, along with something of its history, origin, development, sociology and biography, is prescribed every Sunday evening by the Blues Doctor Ian Bell, as immunisation against the rest of the week!
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