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Rinse FM


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Rinse FM is a London-based community radio station which originally broadcast to inner London, but has since has it's transmission area changed to an area to the east of the City of London after the transmitter was moved from Bermondsey to a tower block in the Finsbury area of the capital.

The station plays grime, dubstep, house, jungle and funky and other UK-centric underground dance music.

Shows for older listeners include an old school Hardcore/Jungle show presented by Uncle Dugs on Friday mornings showcasing underground dance music from 1988 to 1998 and classic soul by Horse Disco Music on Sunday afternoons.

As part of its community broadcasting remit, Rinse FM is engaged in training young people in broadcasting skills who are considered marginalised, including working with children who are in Pupil Referral Units. These are units for persistent truants and people with special educational needs.

Formerly a pirate radio station which launched in 1994, Rinse re-launched as a community radio station in 2010 and is participating in the small scale DAB Digital Radio trial for London as of 29th October 2015.

Editorial areaLondon City East
FormatDance/Urban
Most playedENNY x Odeal, Digga D, Nia ArchivesRadiomonitor
Launched8 February 2011

Contact Rinse FM

Postal addressTruman Brewery
93 Kingsland Road
London
E2 8AG
Telephone+44 20 7247 7252
Official website
Wikipedia
Main emailthelinkup@rinse.fm
Studio emailshouts@rinse.fm

Social media

Twitter@RinseFM (110,496 followers) compare
FacebookRinse FM (228,789 likes) compare
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Katy B Presenter
Lily Mercer Presenter
Sam Supplier Presenter
Sarah Lockhart Station Manager
Uncle Dugs Presenter

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