5FM announces new DJ line-up

2013-03-28 11:29
Cape Town - 5FM have announced details of their annual DJ shake-up, with three new voices joining the radio station from 1 April.

The commercial station's core weekday timeslots remain unchanged, with Gareth Cliff on 5FM mornings from 06:00–09:00, Rob Forbes and Fix from 09:00–12:00, Rob Vember from noon-15:00, The Fresh Drive with DJ Fresh from 15:00–19:00 and The Roger Goode show from 19:00–22:00.

Weekends will keep with Thomas Msengana and the Weekend Breakfast team (07:00–10:00) offering weekend lifestyle entertainment, and the 5FM Top 40 presented by Sureshnie Rider from 10:00. Much of the weekend line-up remains unchanged.

New to the youthful line-up is Capetonian DJ Stephanie B, from 5FM's sister SABC station Good Hope FM, who will host the 22:00–01:00 slot from Mondays to Thursdays.

No more Power Nites

Stephanie's shows replace the 5FM Power Nites which previously set blocks aside each weekday which focused on specific musical genres, meaning that shows such as Rock Nites with Jon Savage, Pop Nites with Poppy Ntshongwana and Nites of Dance with Fresh and Euphonik have been discontinued.

Jon Savage will be hosting his final Power Nites of Rock show from 22:00 on Thursday night.

Also joining 5FM is Soweto-born Ms Cosmo, a hip-hop enthusiast, Channel O VJ and former YFM DJ who will be bringing her passion for hip-hop to the air on Sunday nights from 22:00–01:00.

Rounding out the new voices is Johannesburg-based radio presenter, Justin Toerien. Justin started his radio career as a teenager in campus radio and comes to national radio from 94.7 Highveld Stereo and will  host the early morning slot on weekends from 01:00–04:00.

5FM also announced that The Ultimix Weekend Edition, hosted by DJ Euphonik on Saturdays, will extend for an additional hour from 18:00 to 22:00 – due to popular demand.

New shows coming soon include 5FM's Beats by Demand - a Sunday Live Request show from 10:00-14:00 - which will find an extended home in the Fresh Drive and partner using mobile technology, listener interaction and the All Star 5FM DJ line-up to provide a new listener experience.

The new 5FM line-up full schedule (effective from 1 April 2013):

Monday to Thursday:

01:00 – 04:00 – Angela Guastella
04:00 – 06:00 – Nicole Da Silva
06:00 – 09:00 – Gareth Cliff on 5FM Mornings
09:00 – 12:00 – Rob Forbes and Fix
12:00 – 15:00 – Rob Vember
15:00 – 19:00 – The Fresh Drive
19:00 – 22:00 – Roger Goode
22:00 – 01:00 – Stephanie B

Friday:

01:00 – 04:00 – Angela Guastella
04:00 – 06:00 – Nicole Da Silva
06:00 – 09:00 – Gareth Cliff on 5FM Mornings
09:00 – 12:00 – Rob Forbes and Fix
12:00 – 15:00 – Rob Vember
15:00 – 19:00 – The Fresh Drive
19:00 – 22:00 – Roger Goode
22:00 – 01:00 – The Shakedown – DJ Milkshake

Saturday:

01:00 – 04:00 – Justin Toerien
04:00 – 07:00 – Dineo Lusenga
07:00 – 10:00 – 5FM Weekend Breakfast with Thomas – Thomas Msengana
10:00 – 14:00 – 5FM Top 40 - Sureshnie Rider
14:00 – 17:00 – KB
17:00 – 18:00 – (Live)5 - Catherine Grenfell
18:00 – 22:00 –Ultimix Weekend Edition- Euphonik
22:00 – 01:00 – Saturday Night Fix – Fix

Sunday:

01:00 – 04:00 – Justin Toerien
04:00 – 07:00 – Dineo Lusenga
07:00 – 10:00 – 5FM Weekend Breakfast with Thomas – Thomas Msengana
10:00 – 14:00 – Beats By Demand – BongiMbelu
14:00 – 17:00 – KB
17:00 – 19:00 – Poppy Ntshongwana
19:00 – 22:00 – My House - Euphonik
22:00 – 01:00 – Ms Cosmo

Comments

  • Hennie Coetzee - 2013-03-28 12:04

    Thank god for streaming radio. 5 FM has gone the way of the rest of the SABC.

      Chris Gill - 2013-03-28 13:08

      balls.co.za I made the mistake listening to 5fm again the other morning, I lasted 5 minutes before I switched back

      Hamish Leslie Drake - 2013-03-28 16:45

      Couldn't give a damn about 5fm, bunch of urban/rap crap. Agree with Hennie, only rock 'n roll is now on internet radio stations.

      Cameron Renovatio Hart - 2013-03-29 15:53

      They need to get rid of KB, the most annoying presenter i have ever heard. Their genre of music they play has drastically changed over the past 6month - 1year, ive moved back to 94.5, its more bareable and more music as opposed to constant talking and adverts on 5fm.

      Black B.E.E Diamond - 2013-04-01 13:32

      @Hamish Leslie Drake - Well some of us do and I'm damm pissed off that 5FM got rid of Hip Hop Power Nites with C_Live and Dance Power Nites with Fresh and Euphonik.

  • Melanie Rosslee - 2013-03-28 13:11

    Miss 5FM so much, but living in Pongola you can only get East Coast Radio, which is the pits as they play the same 10 songs to death!!!!!!!

  • André Van Wyk - 2013-03-28 14:31

    I was once a loyal 5fm listener but after it sold it's soul to the majority I don't care anymore.

  • Heinrich Laubscher - 2013-03-28 14:50

    5FM is a joke and so is the majority of radio in SA. But if you look at the music industry as a whole, it's in shambles. Music factories pumping out the biggest load of crap (ie. Bieber, any modern hip hop etc). But who's to blame here, the people that produce it or the people that support it? Cheers 5FM, the last 11 years without you has been rad, I'll raise my glass to next lifetime without you polluting the sound waves I choose to surround myself with.

  • Sheilan.Clarke - 2013-03-28 15:48

    Radio...wow! I remember that!

  • Gary Evans - 2013-03-28 16:37

    Would not matter who is new at 5FM..... WILL NOT LISTEN TO K...p Ballz radio...with Sasha and Darren Scott. Cannot get better DJ's. Professional and great to listen to.

  • Ruddy Thabo - 2013-03-29 06:38

    •shaking head•

  • Renaldo Van As - 2013-03-29 07:45

    Who cares. Only Gareth and Fresh thats still ok there. All the music are crap. We need Kerang radio in this country.....

  • Russell Cowan - 2013-04-01 10:58

    WTF. No more Hip Hop power nights with C_Live. Now, I am pissed off. Damm you 5fm!

  • Russell Cowan - 2013-04-01 10:59

    What has happened to Hip Hop and rap on the radios. Its now just pop tis pop that. WTF

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