Australian Radio Station Triple J Joins Beats 1 On Apple Music
Apple Music have teamed up with ABC radio station Triple J to present some of the best Australian music on their online radio station Beats 1.
Apple’s 24-7, online radio station Beats 1 features famous resident radio hosts as well as major artists in guest features and has so far been the runaway success of Apple’s music streaming service Apple Music. Available in 100 countries around the world and always live Beats 1 has gone on to become one of the biggest online radio channels in the world.
The station is directed by renowned, ex-BBC DJ Zane Lowe who hosts the prime show where he introduces the “best new music in the world” and hosts featured interviews. This morning Lowe announced that Triple J will be presenting a one hour show every Saturday for the next month.
Beats 1 director Lowe announced: “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.”
The presenters from Triple J who will be featuring on Beats 1 are Matt, Alex, Veronica and Lewis. . This takeover also coincides with Ausmusic Month, a Triple J celebration dedicated to the best in Australian tunes, so expect plenty of Courtney Barnett, Chet Faker and Tame Impala.
Triple J’s content director Ollie Wards said that this partnership gave them an “awesome” opportunity, saying: “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.”
Triple J’s programs on Beats 1 will air at 11am PT on saturday for the US west coast and 6am AEDT on sunday or 1am AEDT on monday for australian listeners.