Irish radio station RTÉ 2fm recently produced a four-part radio series chronicling 30 years of Irish dance music.
The Breakdown aired on the station on January 1st and 2nd. The show features numerous influential Irish artists discussing their careers and most successful tracks. Each episode runs around 50 minutes and is produced by Irish radio producer Hugh Fowler. It begins with discussion of the Irish acid house scene in the early ’90s and goes on to chart the evolution of the scene from there.
Included in the series is producer and DJ duo Bicep. Formed in 2009 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Bicep has toured extensively around the globe. On the show, they talk about their 2017 breakout hit, Glue, and how they got their start. They’re currently set to headline the AVA Festival in Belfast.
Also included in the broadcast is artist Orlagh Dooley A.K.A. Or:la. Last month, Dooley won Best DJ at DJ Mag‘s Best of British Awards. She is the cover artist for the January 2022 edition of DJ Mag.
Founded in 1979, RTÉ 2fm is currently the second most popular radio station in Ireland. They specialize in chart hits and pop music. Anyone interested in listening to all four episodes of the series can head here.