The Selector is a weekly radio programme playing the best new British music for a global audience. Now it is on air in Wuhan, Chongqing, Shenzhen Beijing and Nanjing!
Weekly update, all year
Online radio, Renren.com: The Selector
17:00 – 19:00, every Saturday and Sunday
Hubei Chutian Music Radio FM105.8 <Around the World>
Hosted by DJ Hua Bei
23:00 – 24:00, every Friday
FM105.7 U Radio (Covering Guangdong Province)
23:00 – 01:00, every Saturday
Top FM101.8 (Covering Beijing and Hebei Province)
Hosted by DJ Youdai (also available on Douban website)
16:00 - 17:00, every Sunday
Nanjing Music Radio FM105.8 (Covering Nanjing, Yangzhou, Kunshan and An Hui Province)
Hosted by DJ Ma Li
13:00 - 14:00 every weekend
FM 88.1 (Covering Chongqing)
Hosted by DJ Ray Huang (also available on http://fm881.cbg.cn/)
21:00 – 22:00, every Saturday
Shaanxi Music Radio FM98.8 <Global Music Flight>
Hosted by DJ Li Xue
Presented by DJ Goldierocks and produced on behalf of the British Council, the Selector represents all that is exciting and original in British music right now. No other radio show plays such an eclectic mix of new UK music; you’ll find everything from indie to electro and folk to funky on the Selector. The show also features artist interviews, guest DJ mixes and exclusive live studio sessions from the best new bands every week.
Listen to the radio programme online: www.selector-radio.com
The Selector is also on the airwaves. Currently we can be heard in 29 countries including Mexico, Columbia, Slovakia, Latvia, Hungary, Indonesia, Vietnam & China. The show has won a Sony Gold in the weekly music show of the year category and continues to promote Britain as a great place for creativity and diversity.
About DJ Zhang Youdai
DJ Zhang Youdai
||Zhang Youdai is being seen as the front rider in DJ culture in China whose attention not only lies in electronic music but also rock and jazz. His stage name is Youdai, a word game since 'you dai' in Chinese may sound like "the one with the tapes". Zhang Youdai studied Dramaturgy at the famous Central Academy of Drama in Beijing and graduated in 1991. Since 1993 he became a radio host and DJ on 'Beijing Music Radio' until today. There he introduced all the facetts about western music that has been almost unknown to Chinese music fans and had his influece and impact on a whole generation of music listeners and musicians.
As the almost only outsend media guy he kept comment the annual Grammy Awards in the US for the last few years for Chinese radio stations. Now he also host shows on other radio stations such as China Radio International (CRI.cn) and does DJ performances in local dance clubs such as Suzie Wong. In 2006 and 2007 he went to Germany to participate on Loveparade and the music festival of Popkomm. Since 2008 he also works in collaboration with Goethe Institut Peking on the event series of 'Elektronische Musik'.