triple j Takeover Beats 1
With triple j’s Ausmusic Month celebrations underway, they are now teaming with Beats 1 on Apple Music.
triple j have lined up four one hour shows – one each weekend in November that will go out worldwide on Beats 1.
Beats 1 Director Zane Lowe announced the Takeover in his show saying: “It’s always been the dream here at Beats 1 to work in collaboration with everybody, including other radio stations … it gives us great pleasure to announce in Takeover in November: Australia’s legendary triple j…”
triple j Content Director Ollie Wards said: “This Ausmusic Month triple j is stoked to be showcasing Australian artists to a new worldwide audience on Beats 1, recommending music to people in 100 countries.”
“triple j is all about supporting the best new Australian music, so our residency on the Beats 1 Takeover in November is an awesome opportunity for the all-Australian acts we’ll be playing to build their international fan base.”
Each program will have a particular highlight. This Saturday Zan Rowe and Dom Alessio will spin a genre-spanning mix of new Australian music, including Boy & Bear, DMA’s, Tkay Maidza, Dead Letter Circus and 2015 Unearthed High winners, Mosquito Coast.
The following week, triple j’s Matt and Alex will focus on J Award nominated songsmith Courtney Barnett.
In week three, Lewi McKirdy and Linda Marigliano will turn to rising female stars and Veronica and Lewis will round out the November takeover with an exclusive world premiere from the Hottest 100 dominating Chet Faker.