Soundbites: The Week In Audio - 04.01.19

Welcome to 2019! This week’s refreshed, relaxed and overindulged blog post gives you a neat wrap-up of the last 12 months and also looks at all the excitement on the horizon for the year ahead. Enjoy.

All the new radio shows starting in January 2019

Check out KISS’ new breakfast line-up, when the new-look Official Big Top 40 Chart starts on Heart and Capital and find out the official launch of Chris Evans’ breakfast show on Virgin Radio.

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Virgin Radio to launch two DAB channels alongside Chris Evans' return

More exciting news from the Virgin Radio camp as they prepare to launch two new DAB channels: Virgin Radio Chill and Virgin Radio Anthems.

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The ‘Reference Radio’ looks ahead

What does the future of in-car radio look and sound like? A little something like this: Reference Radio is the result of years of multi-disciplinary development and research, with involvement from the likes of WorldDAB and Audi. The working prototype now shows how broadcasters imagine their stations looking in the years to come.

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Highlight of the Week

This month will see the launch of a new podcast by Paul Mckenna called The Positivity Podcast. The idea is that every week Paul McKenna will speak to celebrities to try to uncover the secrets of their success. Simon Cowell stars in the first episode this week, with the likes of Paul Oakenfold and Gary Lineker signed up for the weeks to come.

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BY: Gavin Finney