We love the wireless radiogram, so we're always chuffed when somebody plays a Club Grand track.
Here are some lovely peeps who have / are currently doing so.
Mary Anne was first on the bus. She played a heap of Baby Grand tracks from the original demo back in her Radio 1 days, and made the track And Dream Of... a joint "Breezeblock Bomb" along with a Bill Hicks routine.
Smooth Radio is a network of adult contemporary local radio stations broadcasting on FM and MW stations in the UK. Smooth Chill is their mellow and chillout music service available on DAB+ in London, via the Global Player app or the Smooth Radio website.
The Retro Cocktail Hour is actually two hours of exotica, crime jazz, bossa nova, Now Sound, space age pop, groovy soundtracks, Bollywood weirdness and other incredibly strange tunes. Broadcast on stations thoroughout the US, with past shows available on the website. A must if you like your tunes "shaken, not stirred".
The Ambient Music Guide started life in 1992 as a book, and the website has since become a reference for essential contemporary ambient, instrumental and downtempo albums spanning to 60's to the present. Founder Mike G's mixes are put together "with a DJ's love and a musician's ear".
All Things Lounge, Tiki and Swank - join Koop Kooper in the Sydney Penthouse as he spins the very best classic and neo lounge, with the most interesting characters of swank joining him for a chat, on the internationally syndicated weekly lounge music podcast Cocktail Nation.
Hosted by Palmtree Paddy from PBS FM in Melbourne, Ports of Paradise is a midcentury melting pot of sophisticated sounds from the golden age of exotica... including jungle jazz, tribal percussion, Latin rhythms, early Calypso, cocktail lounge, stereophonic showpieces, space-age symphonies, and tropical island swing.
Ms Skyrym's weekly Mixcloud shows include chilled downbeat, ambient, lounge, classical and soundtracks with occasional forays in to house & techno. An avid supporter of new artists and labels, her mixes feature reguarly in the Mixcloud charts, and her show was in the Best of 2017 "Ambient, chillout and lounge" category.
Broadcasting from a converted warehouse in San Francisco, SomaFM.com launched in February 2000, and now has over 20 unique channels and over 5 million listener hours a month.
Presented by Simon Eales on Radio Northwich, Roots & Branches is two hours of folk-inspired roots music from around the world, with the occasional studio guest. Alt-country, traditional folk, blues, Cajun, bluegrass and beyond… It’s a wide, wide musical world. Catch up on the website.
Invariably at the top of the Mixcloud global Chillout chart, Guido's Lounge Café is hosted from the Netherlands by Guido van der Meulen. If chilled electronica is your bag, give this a listen... "Sometimes just a melody can take you places you can only dream of".
With a music policy as relaxed as the show itself, Andy's Friday Night Chillout Show covers downtempo electronica from the 1990s up to new releases, plus occasional ambient, lounge jazz, classical, trip hop, psychedelic rock and country.
Steve's show covers Americana/Blues/Breakbeats/Classic Hits/Disco/Doo-Wop/Easy/Folk/Funk/Hip-Hop/Jazz/Jazz-Funk/Latin/Punk/Reggae/Rock'n'Roll/Ska/Soundtracks/Soul/Vintage Country and World Music.
From Celtic, country and hip-hop, to electronic, rockabilly and punk, WRUV in Burlington, Vermont presents a veritable smorgasbord of musical genres as well as news and educational content.
A DJ since 2011, Alaeddin now has a residency on Frisky Radio and a host of guest mixes. He started his Uplifting Pills series of mixes in 2016, with the aim of producing "a consistent stream of high quality uplifting music designed to make your everyday life that much better".
A light summer-plate consisting of downtempo and fresh beats of nujazz - dipped into the warmth of brazil electro and finely served with a breath of ambient.
Music for Lounge-Lovers... Finest grooves chilled with Soul, Boogie & NuJazz, mixed with soulful House & Funk, stirred with modern RnB, Gospel & Latin and blended with fluffy beats.
SwissGroove has been online since May 2003, and play a mix of jazz, funk, soul, world, latin, lounge & nu grooves, with a playlist of over 19,000 hand-picked tracks.
Beyond categorisation, Shirley & Spinoza play "Broken Bouncing Mixed-Up Radio Waves from your Planet".
Sadly no longer in existence, UK DAB station Chill had a great roster of DJs and shows. Huge thanks to Bern Leckie for the support!