Radio One, India's largest international format Radio Network operating in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai and 9122 Records, India’s only independent record label wholly dedicated to international music, have come together to launch MEGAMIX: BEAT DROP - an exclusive on air property that will bring high energy `live’ sets from some of the world’s most exciting Electronic Dance Music (EDM) DJs straight into the homes of EDM fans across India!
In today’s pandemic times, where not just the live / festival scene but even the clubbing experience is being sorely missed, MEGAMIX: BEAT DROP will bring the concert experience right to the homes of EDM lovers through banging `live’ sets from International DJs to keep the house parties going!
Starting 14th August 2021, MEGAMIX: BEAT DROP will play out every Saturday night, 10pm onwards simultaneously on 94.3 Radio One in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai. Every week there will be a different Intl DJ on deck – all from the 9122 Records’ EDM roster; including names like DJ Snake & Malaa, Mercer, Claptone, Hugel, Rawdolff, Plastic Toy to name a few, many of whom have created exclusive new sets specifically for this property.
Commenting on the collaboration, Ramesh Menon, CEO – Radio and Entertainment, HT Media Ltd and Next Mediaworks Ltd. said, “`Radio One Megamix’ is our iconic EDM property, where we have built a large tribe of mega-mixers for over 10 years now. Along the way, we’ve been the Official broadcast partners in India for some of the biggest International EDM concerts and festivals including Tomorrowland, Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) as well as for Supersonic in India. With `Megamix: Beat Drop’ we are excited to take the EDM story forward with this collaboration with 9122 Records, India’s only Indie label for International Music and showcase their stellar line-up of Intl EDM DJs to our pan-India listeners.”
Sunil D’Sa, Founder, 9122 Records says, “Besides being the exclusive home to global superstar DJ Snake’s EDM label imprint `Premiere Classe Records’; within 2 years of our existence, we’ve built a formidable roster of Electronic Dance Music. And who better than 94.3 Radio One to partner with, to showcase our prolific line-up of International DJs. Radio One is the largest international radio network in the country and our natural choice to collaborate with, to take our music far and wide to the legion of EDM fans across in India. `Megamix: Beat Drop’ is a great on-air property, coming at a time when it’s most needed. With the live scene as well as clubs all shut, we are bringing the EDM concert experience straight to your homes with some mind-blowing `live’ sets. Saturday Nights are back!
Tune-in to MEGAMIX: BEAT DROP every Saturday night, 10pm onwards exclusively on 94.3 Radio One in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore & Chennai. Powered by 9122 Records.
About Radio One
Radio One is operational in 7 Indian metro cities namely Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Pune and Ahmedabad. It runs India's largest international format Radio Network in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore. Radio One’s appeals to intelligent and evolved listeners and the brand has successfully built communities around FOOD, MUSIC, SPORTS, ENTERTAINMENT, TRAVEL and FITNESS.
The international playlist spans all eras of music: from the latest all the way to ‘90s ‘80s and ‘70s and covers all genres of music: rock, pop, hip hop, indie, blues, jazz and EDM. The on-air presenters have hosted personalities ranging from international and Indian artists, authors, chefs, industrialists, environmentalists, actors, and several others.
Radio One boasts a listenership of over 6MN listeners across its international stations with a digital presence of over 1MN+ across Facebook & Instagram.
Radio One is India’s favourite global lifestyle destination for the premium and upscale audience.
About 9122 Records
9122 Records is a one-of-its-kind entity in India, wholly focussed on International Music. The independent record label curates international music from around the world and presents it to the Indian & South Asian audiences, who are now consuming International music like never before. In a nutshell, 9122 Records is a full-service record label that extends distribution, marketing and promotion services to international independent artists and labels. Since its launch in March 2019, the label has already become the `go-to’ label in India for top Indie labels / artists from around the world. Some of the eminent labels that have consistently collaborated with 9122 Records include BMG, [PIAS] Group, S-Curve Records, Entertainment One (E-One), Scorpio Music, deep dive records, Confession, ToCo International.
Barely 2 years since its launch, the label has already amassed millions of streams for artists across its roster and has secured 2 Platinum certifications (“Banana” Conkarah ft. Shaggy; “Bella Ciao [HUGEL Remix]” El Profesor) and a Goldcertification (“Stunnin’” Curtis Waters). Interestingly, 9122 Records has delivered the first ever Platinum record for BMG in India.