23 Oct 2006
The Return of The Tube 
Paul Robinson, in today's Media Guardian [free registration required], reveals that the return of classic Channel 4 music show 'The Tube' as an internet radio station will have a strong FAC flavour.

The first show will include New Order plus Anthony Wilson doing a phone interview with REM's Michael Stipe. Wilson also hosts a game show segment called 'Ayepod, Naypod' in which the studio audience will vote for whether they would have the releases of the day on their own iPods. Finally, the "is-it-a-hoax-or-isn't" band Freebass (comprising Hooky, Andy Rourke and Mani) has composed the theme tune.

The first show goes out on Friday 3 November on Channel 4 Radio.

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