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Coloradans trying to find old fashioned crate classics and new vibe music can tune to ‘The Drop.’
DENVER — R&B and hip-hop station The Drop has a brand new place on the radio dial in Denver.
The Drop will start broadcasting on 104.7 FM on Monday, Feb. 15.
One of many nation’s first public media city different radio stations, The Drop, which debuted in 2019, will proceed to broadcast its present HD2 stay stream and on The Drop app, along with its model new radio dial place.
The station calls itself the house to “old fashioned crate classics, new vibe music and Colorado’s hottest impartial artists.”
“With its distinctive and distinctive sound, The Drop continues to construct a commercial-free media motion that displays the tastes of a younger, multicultural viewers throughout the Centennial state,” stated a information launch.
The Drop selects its music combine immediately via suggestions from listeners on social media and the station’s textual content line at 303-893-DROP. The Drop options exhibits hosted by DJ Dif’Lease, Amerykah Jones, Distinctive, DJ Bella Scratch, Maleman, DJ Cavem and and PK.
“This station has all the time been in regards to the folks,” stated The Drop Common Supervisor and Program Director Nikki Swarn. “From our identify to how we interact with our listeners, it’s all about our Colorado neighborhood. With out this native assist our 104.7 FM sign wouldn’t be as impactful. That is such a particular time for public media particularly right here in Colorado. We owe an enormous because of our neighborhood, our listeners and our companions for serving to make this attainable.”
“The Drop is a lot greater than a radio station,” stated Swarn. “We’re actually a way of life model. The station gives a spot within the media panorama for quite a lot of musical genres and reinforces a way of neighborhood for a various listenership. Listeners can Drop into the music, cultural points and neighborhood sources in a single place. It’s a motion constructed by and for the folks of Colorado.”
Rocky Mountain Public Media, mother or father firm of The Drop, stated the acquisition of the FM translator was funded partially by Gates Household Basis, Bonfils-Stanton Basis and thru a single nameless donor, whose assist created a chance for the station to develop its footprint past a digital sign alone.
“We’re thrilled to make an funding in buying the 104.7 FM radio house for The Drop,” Rocky Mountain Public Media President and CEO Amanda Mountain. “The format of this radio station performs a crucial function in shaping the general public media of the long run and in making a Colorado the place everyone seems to be seen and heard.”
“We couldn’t be happier to assist Nikki and her crew, and Rocky Mountain Public Media in increasing the attain of The Drop,” stated Gates Family Foundation President Thomas Gougeon. “We see a lot potential for The Drop, not solely as a supply for nice and related music, but in addition a automobile with limitless potential to lift up native artists, native voices, and to achieve deeper and interact the area people within the problems with our instances.”
“On the Bonfils-Stanton Basis we felt this was an thrilling alternative to assist assist the trouble to offer The Drop with a 104.7 FM sign, permitting it to achieve an exponentially better viewers,” stated Bonfils-Stanton Basis President and CEO Gary Steuer.
The Drop might be discovered on-line at TheDrop303.org or on The Drop app.
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