Radio station leaves broadcasting business

Sunday 15 August 2010, 6.14pm HKT

TWO HOURS AGO, I found out that I’ve become ‘one-radio-station-less’ because a favourite European radio station of mine has left the radio broadcasting scene.

iBreaks Radio <> broadcast its last show on 13th August from its London base. As of today, the website is still accessible and registered users still able to download the latest podcasts from the last seven days or so.

DJ Brendan “Bruno” Clay, who hosts the radio station’s regular The M Shift show from Sydney, posted a communique on the inthemix website that iBreaks “will no longer be pursuing the radio aspect of the business.” The communique said iBreaks instead will be concentrating on its record label business, which “is quite clearly the money spinner of the company”. (link)

I’ve been listening to iBreaks Radio regularly almost from the day it started 3½ years ago. Its main window is on breakbeats and techno-type music. It broadcasts shows as live streams over the Internet as well as freely downloadable podcasts. Its regular DJs are from right across the whole of Europe and North America, and also from Japan and Australia.

I really liked this radio station. My favourite DJs have been DJ Kultur from Malaga in the south of Spain and JMekka, also from Spain. Another favourite is Slick Willy Dee, a Brighton-based DJ with a on-air reputation of using foul words and slightly clipsy guests.

So long, iBreaks, it’s been nice knowing you.

Comments are closed.

Diary of a Psychokiller

take a trip with me to the darkside

Lipsync Lawyer

Stop bitching and know your law differently

Daring Fireball

Hearing ordinary lives talk

Girl in Florence

A Tuscan Texan immersed in Florentine life: passionate about food & wine | random moments | and travel

One Drawing Daily

I've been drawing and painting and learning (almost) every day since the 9th September 2014

An English Man In SF

a diary of life as an immigrant

MB Forde

Ghosts, Legends, Folklore and Writing

Motorcycling in Hong Kong

On two wheels in Asia's World City


Making her way back to Neverland one day at a time...

The Naked Listener's Weblog

Hearing ordinary lives talk

Basti in China

Random stuff from Hong Kong and China

Making Maps: DIY Cartography

Resources and Ideas for Making Maps

Pointless Diagrams

A new, meaningless diagram drawn daily, just 'cause.

This Blog Needs Words

The greatest site in all the land!

The London Column

Reports from the life of a city, from 1951 to now, compiled by David Secombe

Vintagerock's Weblog

Just another weblog

%d bloggers like this: