Meet ‘Nige’ – Canberra’s newest radio station

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Lewis Haskew

RoundABOUT Editor

A new radio station has officially launched in Canberra promising no ads and plenty of great music.

Named after one of the city’s favourite radio announcers, Mix 106.3’s Nigel Johnson has been on-air in Canberra for 25 years and says he’s sick and tired of taking people’s requests and playing the same songs over and over and over again.

So now he’s been given his very own station, playing only the music that he feels like.

To ensure there’s no confusion, the new station follows 9 simple rules:

  • Nige only plays the music he feels like.
  • If you don’t like the music Nige plays, then please listen to one of the many other great stations out there that play 300 songs over-and-over again.
  • Nige does not play commercials; they get in the way of the music.
  • Nige does not take requests; he plays the music he wants to hear.
  • Nige likes to have a laugh and says some pretty funny stuff himself.
  • Nige does not set out to offend but does call out things as he sees them.
  • Nige is honest to a fault.
  • The only way to get in touch with Nige is via his website, and even then – he has people for that.
  • Nige doesn’t target a specific demographic or sociographic – he just plays bloody good music.

NIGE! is live to listen to right now on your digital radio (DAB+) in Canberra and anywhere in the world online via the iHeartRadio and Listnr apps.

Check out the NIGE! website for all the details and be sure to check out the limited edition merch Nige is also selling.

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