(Last Updated on : 12-08-2014)
Radio Indigo, a national radio station is broadcasted at 91.9FM. Radio Indigo is heard in Bangalore and Goa. Radio Indigo is often characterised as the colour of music, Soul of Bangalore and is the country's first and only international hit station.
Radio Indigo is a Jupiter Capital venture and is the only radio station in the country that plays contemporary international music. Radio Indigo has reached to its audiences, playing all the hits all the time. Catering to Bangalore and Goa's long-standing tradition and a vibrant community of music enthusiasts, Radio Indigo station plays a pulsating collection of genres like pop, classic rock, hip-hop, jazz, world music and much more.
Team of Radio Indigo is a group of people who are earnestly passionate about music and are dedicated to ensure that the station stands for the best in music. On weekends, the station plays internationally produced programming, such as Casey Kasem's American Top 20, Ryan Seacrest's American Top 40, DJ Matt Darey's Indigo Nocturnal and the Putumayo World Music hour. Bangalore based DJ Ivan and Rohit Barker host dance music show called 'Indigo Hotmix' that features dance music from around the world. Radio Indigo also broadcasts the country's only jazz show known as the Smooth Jazz Top 20. Years of experience and insight together, give team Indigo a definitive frame that is difficult to be replicated.
Radio Indigo is unique in both its creative and technical aspects. The programming of Radio Indigo follows the CHR format (Contemporary Hit Radio). This is a collection of hits from all over the world with a distinctly Bangalore inclination. There are genre specific shows over the weekend, like the Jazz, Retro, World Music and Hard Rock. Programming of Radio Indigo also includes three internationally syndicated shows namely,
The American Top 40 with Ryan Seacrest of the American Idol fame and The American Top 20 countdown with Casey Kasem and the most popular of the radio countdown and Putumayo World Music hour - the music from around the world accumulated on one show.
Radio Jockeys of Radio Indigo 91.9FM are the best-known voices in Bangalore. Santosh "Saggy" Gnanakan, Rohit Barker and Geoffrey Thomas are the most wanted RJ's of Radio Indigo. Several new talents enter the line of Radio Jockeys on the station. The state of the art technology has deployed the best technology in the world. The studio incorporated the best line studio equipment like 'Studer' and 'Tascam' and a technologically advanced 'Rhode and Schwarz Transmitter', which ensures that the station output is of the highest quality.
With a library of 14,000 songs, Radio Indigo possibly boasts the largest collection of International music in the country. The breakfast show of Radio Indigo 91.9FM is hosted by Saggy and Meghana and features a healthy mix of fun, local issues and of course an breathtaking mix of new and classic international music. Radio Indigo 91.9 FM is one of the most favorite stations in Bangalore, especially after the new changes it has introduced since its second anniversary on September 19.
The programme schedule of Bangalore Radio Indigo, includes popular programmes namely, Indigo Rising with Saggy & Meghana, Total Request Lunch with Sonia, Cafe Indigo with Melodee, Indigo Lounge with Dhillan and Cruise Control with Rohit Barker. However, further improvements brought Radio Indigo at 91.9 MHz in Goa in June 2007. Here too, Radio Indigo programming is focused on modern international music and international hit music. The station cued on to Goa's listening culture plays an hour of Gospel music every Sunday morning at 6 am. An exclusive country music show, 'Indigo in the saddle' is hosted by Jeffrey Manuel aired every Sunday between 11 am and 1 pm. Other famous shows on Goa Radio Indigo are Indigo Rising, Indigo Jukebox, Day Trippin' and others.
With the passage of rime, Radio Indigo has earned immense popularity in South India and its international tracks are often introductory music for the Indian audiences.