1 signs Zane Lowe
months of speculation, BBC Radio 1 announced today (Wednesday 26
March 2003) that Zane Lowe will be joining the station to front
its key Tuesday to Thursday 8.00-10.00pm slots.
brings his own brand of adrenaline fuelled musical passion to the
station from July 2003.
show will be the place to hear the breaking bands and artists that
matter, coming out of all of the best parts of the musical universe.
said: "This is a great opportunity for me to continue doing
what I love but now it is going to be on a national platform."
Murray, who has fronted the slots since January, will now focus
on his Saturday morning show (10.00am-1.00pm) which he will co-host
with Edith Bowman. The show starts on Saturday 29 March.
Parfitt, Controller Radio 1, said: "Zane is one of the most
exciting presenters I've seen or heard in years.
has masses of energy and passion for the music which is infectious
- which makes him absolutely the person to connect our listeners
to the new bands and the artists that they are really care about."
show will start from July 2003, Tuesday-Thursday, 8.00-10.00pm.
worked in TV and Radio in New Zealand for close to four years, presenting,
directing, producing and programming as well as making his own music.
he needed to shake things up a bit he travelled for three months
and ended up in London where a tape of what he could do found its
way to MTV who were suitably impressed and gave him a job.
led to shows on London-based station XFM and most recently to Radio
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