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New radio station launches in North London

Founded by former members of the New River studio’s now defunct 199 Radio, the new station will operate out of a venue called The Cause

The new Tottenham based radio station Threads will transmit from the “ethically conscious” events space The Cause. Established by people formerly involved in the now defunct 199 Radio, Threads will run in line with a sister station in Berlin, both of them keeping an eye on local news and issues in their home cities, as as well broadcasting music.

The station will launch on Friday 24 January, announcing itself with a party from 5pm the night before at The Cause. In line with the venue’s ethos, Threads will feature a selection of charity run shows, such as The Hospice Biographers charity, INSPIRE! focusing on young people, and the Bubble Club run by people with learning difficulties and autism. The schedule also includes shows from Chaos Theory, Timothy J Fairplay, Jerome Hill, Liquid Ritual, Loose Lips, Graham Dunning, Ireen Amnes, Faux Naïf, Rommek and Sisu.

The launch event line-up includes Ariadne’s Labyrinth, Colder Tech Support, Daniel John, Fiscal Cliff, Gareth Main, Human Pet, Interrupt featuring MC Natty Campbell, Kyle Monologue, LKF b2b Medallion Man, Marie Malarie, Repeat Beat Poet and Timothy J Fairplay.