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Weekly Playlists

This weeks featured song is Bastille - Weapon

  • Throwing Arrows
    Amber-Simone
  • Agape
    Bear's Den
  • All Cried Out
    Blonde
  • School Of Grime
    Chip
  • I Want Your Love
    Donae'O
  • Black Flag
    Du Blonde
  • Bloodstream
    Ed Sheeran
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    #LOVEgiving can now announce that it's first official charity partner for 2014 will be EOTO (Each One, Teach One).

    EOTO was set up by Ben Drew (aka Plan B) in 2012 to fund inspiring projects to help young people to build their skills and improve their lives and to link up youth provision to strengthen the sector.

    The first #LOVEgiving + EOTO campaign will take place at the end of March 2014.

    News

    New Radio Shows Booked For 2015

    W!ZARD Radio Station will be undergoing a series of schedule changes as we go into 2015. Changes include Tomer Raphael leaving the station, Preston Nyman moving to W!ZARD Studios, changes to The MAD Show and more. Keep it W!ZARD Radio for the latest.

    W!ZARD News Experiences Growth

    W!ZARD News will be going through some major growth during Q1 2015. Staff numbers in the subsidiary with over double, with more content being outputted on a weekly basis. As well as that, a new Chief Editor is being brought on board and more Opinion articles and TV reviews will be posted to keep up with increasing demand. Keep it W!ZARD Radio for the latest.

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    Rath of the Romanator - Episode 30
    The final episode of Rath of the Romanator. In this episode, Roman is challenged by three people for an epic challenge: Try to eat a lemon, try to scam people for £100 and try to say the word 'munch' as much as possible.

    Outside (feat. Ellie Goulding) - Calvin Harris
    Hold onto your butts... this is going to be BIG! Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding back together again in one banging music video. Fiery relationships, fights, arguments and tears, they need your love more than ever...

    In Session with Altered Sky
    Scottish Rock Band, Altered Sky, performs their original song 'Where I Belong' exclusively for W!ZARD Radio Station backstage part of their on-air interview on The MAD Show (with Chris & Grace).

    Something Big - Shawn Mendes
    WOOP WOOP! The day has finally arrived, the first official vid from the uber cute Shawn Mendes! Join the street party now, this is "Something Big".

    Kaleya's Cover Contest

    This week, Kaleya looks at the best covers of the song Love Me Like You Do by Ellie Goulding. "Love Me Like You Do" is taken from the soundtrack for the film "Fifty Shades of Grey". The track was released on 7th January 2015 and quickly went to Number 1 in the charts in Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Europe, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK. It has also been certified Gold in Australia and New Zealand and certified Silver in the UK.

     

    This song has been covered by five talented Youtubers.  The winner will be announced on Kaleya’s show on Sunday 8th March 2015, between 9pm and 10pm! Don't forget to vote and support your favourite cover.

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    Ashley Banjo and Ivan Massow to join DJ James Gilmore

    On Friday 12th December 2014, DJ James Gilmore will be joined by two important male personalities in the UK right now.

    Confirmed to appear on the show is Ashley Banjo, the lead dancer in the award winning dance troupe Diversity.

    Ashley Banjo is one of the most important names in British street dance right now, after forming Diversity with his younger brother Jordan in 2007. The troupe won Britain’s Got Talent in 2009 where they went on to perform before Queen Elizabeth at the Royal Variety Show. Since then they have won countless awards (including a Pride of Britain Award) with Ashley as their choreographer. Currently they are on their “Limtless: Reloaded” tour across the UK.

    Diversity are appearing on Release The Hounds: Jingle Hell on ITV2 Thursday 18th December at 9pm.

    As well as that, DJ James Gilmore will be interviewing art entrepreneur, multi-millionaire and the man who could be the next Major of London… Ivan Massow.

    Ivan Massow is a British financial services entrepreneur, gay rights campaigner, and media personality. He is also a former Chairman of the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London and it was recently announced that he is running for London Mayor in 2016 under the Conservative Party.

    More guests may still be announced.

    Make sure you don't miss DJ James Gilmore's world famous Friday show... from 4.00pm to 7.00pm (UK) exclusively on W!ZARD Radio Station.

    Saturday Night's EDM Guests

    Saturday Night's on W!ZARD Radio Station are infamous for showcasing some of the best in electronic music - from both upcoming and big name artists. The late night electro kicks off at 8.00pm (UK) every Saturday with The W!ZARD Sessions, followed by Andi Durrant's Electrik Playground from 9.00pm (UK) to 11.00pm (UK) ending with FErgie DJ from 11.00pm (UK) to Midnight (UK) to end off the weekend.

    This weekend, as with every weekend, W!ZARD Radio Station has two hugely exciting names coming on-air for exclusive guest mixes...

    The W!ZARD Sessions
    TOM. hosts his first episode of The W!ZARD Sessions as our “Face of EDM” with an episode where Ninja Kore takes over for the 1 hour with a custom-made guest mix. Ninja Kore have followed the steps of bands like The Prodigy, combining acoustic elements with digital ones, and have become a one-of-a-kind EDM band. In 2014, with presences in several major events, among them the festival Vilar de Mouros, they launched their first full length album Beautiful Disaster and reached the Beatport tops and gather massive social media support.

    Andi Durrant's Electrik Playground
    A massive show this week as Andi is joined by… the legendary Paul Van Dyk for an exclusive 30min guest session and he plays new music from Gorgon City, Mason, Sigma, The Prodigy, Dj Fresh, Capa, Digitalism and loads more.

    Make sure you don't miss EDM Saturday nights from 8.00pm (UK) to Midnight (UK) exclusively on W!ZARD Radio Station. You won't get closer to the best talent than right now.

    TOM. Is Our New Face of EDM

    Following the exit of DJ Philipp Korbler on Saturday 22nd November 2014, it has been announced that TOM. will become the new, long-term “Face of EDM” on W!ZARD Radio Station from Friday 23rd January 2015.

    The announcement comes after Magtfuld and Justin Levai took the place on a temporary note, whilst arrangements were confirmed with TOM.

    TOM. (real name: Thomas Cooper) is a 21-year-old EDM producer from Albuquerque, New Mexico. He has more than 15 years of classical training on guitar and piano and has been producing electronic music seriously for over 3 years. Recently, his music has been garnering national attention from the likes of EDMtunes, Earmilk, and YourEDM, some of the biggest music blogs in the industry. With an arsenal of unreleased tracks better than anything he has yet to put out, Thomas Cooper is a producer poised to make even bigger strides in the next six months and onward.

    TOM. will be taking over three radio shows:

    Friday’s (12pm to 1pm) - TOM. Presents, four of TOM.'s favourite producers take turns in presenting an hour long mix on-air. The DJ's involved are Soul Cartel, StadiumX, JoeySuki and Oliver Twizt. It's an exclusive hour long tracklist of awesome songs in collaboration with TOM.

    Saturday’s (12pm to 1pm UK) - TOM., this is own show where he’ll be playing the latest and greatest music from the electronic world as well as bringing together the international community.

    He will also host The W!ZARD Sessions (Saturdays, 8pm to 9pm UK) introducing different acts each week.

    Don't miss TOM. on-air every Friday and Saturday from 12.00pm to 1.00pm (UK) and Saturday night at 8.00pm (UK), exclusively on W!ZARD Radio Station.

    Red Carpet: SELMA

    On Tuesday 27th January, W!ZARD News and W!ZARD Radio Station will be down at the Curzon Mayfair for the European Premiere for the new film SELMA.

    SELMA tracks a dangerous and terrifying three month campaign led by Martin Luther King Jr. which culminated in an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. The campaign galvanized American public opinion and persuaded President Johnson to introduce the Voting Rights Act, protecting African-Americans' right to vote. 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of this pivotal moment in the US Civil Rights Movement.

    The event will be attended by the likes of David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Tinie Tempah, Labrinth, George The Poet and more.

    Keep an eye on the W!ZARD Radio Media Facebook and Twitter pages for the latest updates live from the event. All of the coverage will be available on W!ZARD News online and will be broadcasted on W!ZARD Radio Station on Friday 30th January.

    W!ZARD Studios Launches

    W!ZARD Studios was officially launched on 3rd of October 2014 and has already seen extremely positive results, pointing in the direction of a successful future.

    Originally announced was a biweekly podcast series from Honey Ross (online blogger) launching on Christmas Day 2014 and a client-based podcast from popular online music blog 'The Last Mixed Tape' for early 2015.

    The podcast series from Honey Ross has, since, been pushed back to a date still to be confirmed. However, The Last Mixed Tape Podcast will still launch on 17th January 2015 for its own bi-weekly series.

    The bi-weekly podcast series 'Roman & Adam' (originally produced by W!ZARD Radio Station) has since signed a partnership with W!ZARD Studios due to it's great success in Week 1, achieving over 3,000 downloads in 7 days. The new deal with W!ZARD Studios will ensure it's heightened success and greater distribution packages.

    A further three podcast series have been confirmed to be released under W!ZARD Studios - all for release in the first and second quarters of 2015.

    One of the three podcast series is set to be a music-based production in conjunction with a charting recording artist, with another set to be a remake of a popular 2010/2011 W!ZARD Radio Station radio show. Commenting on the remake, Executive Producer James Gilmore said, "In W!ZARD Radio Station's early days we produced a wide array of unique and, potentially, influential formats - however, due to lack of experience and low budgets, these were often poorly produced. It is extremely exciting to be able to reinvent one of our older formats with new talent, a new production team and greater backing and see it be as successful as originally anticipated".

    The arrival of W!ZARD Studios into the marketplace has been extremely well-received, with backing from the likes of Universal Music and The Walt Disney Company.

    It is predicted that by December 2015, there will be at least 5 active W!ZARD Studios projects operating - including at least one major project opening W!ZARD Studios to the film market.