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50 Years 3FM – Some Dutch radio history Posted by on Oct 3, 2015

This week, Dutch radio channel 3FM turned 50 years old. The public channel is one of the most popular and hip ones on the air, in particular with its by now legendary morning show host Giel Beelen. Its main audience is today’s youth, 15-35 year-olds. A lot of different styles are played, from rock to…

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The Glass House – Leiden Posted by on Dec 22, 2011

Last year around this time I told you about an event that was happening in the Netherlands. ┬áThe event was 3FM’s Serious Request and involves three DJ’s being locked in a glass house for six days. ┬áDuring this time they eat nothing but fruit and vegetable juices (often in jaw-dropping combinations), provide 24/7 music coverage…

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