My first show is this Thursday night at 10pm: You can tune in on regular airwaves 105.2FM, via the TXFM.ie site, the TXFM app in the iTunes Store or on your TV if you’re on UPC.
I’m delighted to share the news that Nialler9 will be joining TXFM, a new alternative radio station launching on Monday morning at 8AM at 105.2FM.
I’ll be presenting a Nialler9 show every Thursday night at 10pm for two hours so expect the best of new and future music, regardless of genre, just like this site right here.
The rest of the schedule includes daytime weekday presenters Cathal Funge (breakfast 7am) Claire Beck (11am), Joe Donnelly (3pm) and Kelly-Anne Byrne (7pm) while weeknight slots include Brian Keaveney (soul,funk and reggae), Gavin Glass (Americana, alt-country, folk), Cathal Funge (Irish), me (all sorts) and Derek Byrne (electronic, hip-hop and more)
The weekend includes an arts and culture show from Totally Dublin, an interview show with Nadine O’Regan, a Bodytonic/Pogo show on Saturday night, Irish language show with Orlagh Donnelly on Saturday morning, Sunday morning with Dee Reddy, a sports show with Paul and Johnny, a remasters and reissues show with John Caddell and The Set List featuring live sessions from around the world. Full Schedule below.
You can find follow TXFM on Twitter. The website, Facebook, app etc are launching in the next few days.
The TXFM statement sent out today says it will have “a strong commitment to contemporary Irish music across the schedule”.
More info from the press release:
TXFM is being powered by the team behind Today FM, with resources in management, marketing and music programming. The station launch is being supported by an outdoor, print and online campaign.
Commenting on the launch, Peter McPartlin, Today FM CEO said: “TXFM will be a station that champions authentic new music and classic alternative genres. We’ve spent the past couple of weeks really honing the schedule, the on-air team and our unique approach to music, which we believe will really give us a point of difference within the Dublin music market. The reaction from the music community, including record companies, artist management and also advertisers, has been very encouraging.”
The shareholders of TXFM are Evergreen Ventures, Gaiety Investments and Communicorp Group.