Red Bull Music Odyssey

Julie Adenuga’s Voyage Through Underground Radio

60 minsFirst aired 5 Jun 2018This episode is unavailable. Why?

The esteemed radio presenter details the significance of pirate radio and its lasting impact on UK music culture.

Before she steps aboard the Transmission and takes the helm as part of the Red Bull Music Odyssey, boat captain Julie Adenuga sits down with journalist Chal Ravens to share some tunes and celebrate the legacy of underground radio in the UK. To help expand upon her story, Big Zuu and longstanding BBC Radio 1 presenter Annie Nightingale join the program to explain how pirate radio forever changed the musical landscape in Britain. Building on that, fellow radio presenters DJ Flight and Mike Delinquent reflect on the importance of London’s underground stations in the ’90s. Lastly, these artists look ahead and ponder the possibility of underground radio being usurped by YouTube and other platforms.


Hosted by Chal Ravens
Produced and engineered by Joe Gardner, Martha Pazienti-Caidan and Rachel Barton

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