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Listener takeover - you request the music!

Listener takeover - you request the music!

Help give WRS' morning playlist a makeover! From 9-10am, every weekday morning, Mark will play all your song requests.

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Kami Awori - Interview on the Mid Morning Mix with Katt Cullen

Kami Awori - Interview on the Mid Morning Mix with Katt Cullen

Mid Morning Mix

Kami Awori (FKA Caramel Brown) tackle big topics in their music. They're political, minimalist electro. Katt Cullen spoke to them during their tour in Germany before their return to Switzerland...

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"Forever starts now" - a new song with a local twist

"Forever starts now" - a new song with a local twist

Mid Morning Mix

Sophie de Quay is an up and coming local star.

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Geneva music project aims to raise money for the UNHCR

Geneva music project aims to raise money for the UNHCR

A Geneva based music project has brought together world class musicians and aims to raise money for UNHCR and its efforts to help the refugees from Syria and Iraq.

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Room1Fourteen - William Mayos on WRS's Mid Morning Mix

Room1Fourteen - William Mayos on WRS's Mid Morning Mix

Mid Morning Mix

Room1Fourteen are an indie rock trio who, having only met 2 years ago in a bar in Geneva, are now releasing their first album this coming Monday. William Mayos, who is the singer / songwriter an...

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Local band 'Room1Fourteen' release first album (+ listening party)

Local band 'Room1Fourteen' release first album (+ listening party)

Mid Morning Mix

Room1Fourteen are an indie rock trio who, having met just 2 years ago in a bar in Geneva, are now releasing their first album this coming Monday 5th September.

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Keb' Mo' blows away Blue Balls Festival

Keb' Mo' blows away Blue Balls Festival

Blue Balls Festival, the yearly music and arts festival in Lucerne, is on now! It runs from Friday July 22 through Saturday July 30. Think of it as a smaller scale Montreux Jazz, with an equally st...

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STEVE VAI has a soft spot for Guitare-en-Scene

STEVE VAI has a soft spot for Guitare-en-Scene

Mid Morning Mix

Steve Vai was Joe Satriani's student when they were teenagers. Decades later they're touring together and they'll both be at this week's Guitare en Scene festival in St Julien en Ge...

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United Vibrations at Festival de la Cité

United Vibrations at Festival de la Cité

United Vibrations will play at Festival de la Cité in July this year, a free festival in Lausanne, which takes place 5 - 10th July.

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Festival de la Cité - Vincent Bertholet

Festival de la Cité - Vincent Bertholet

Mid Morning Mix

WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio.ch

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Festival Fever

Festival Fever

It’s that time again - grab your festival cape and prepare for a loud and proud summer of outdoor music. Missed out on tickets? There’s plenty of free stuff if you know where to look...

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Yale Alley Cats - a capella on tour

Yale Alley Cats - a capella on tour

Mid Morning Mix

The Yale Alley Cats are an a capella group from Yale University, currently touring Europe and singing for their supper. They crammed into the WRS studios to sing for us on the Mid Morning Mix. F...

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Jason Sawford - Australian Pink Floyd Show comes to Geneva

Jason Sawford - Australian Pink Floyd Show comes to Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

It all started with an ad for a keyboard player in a music shop! Jason Sawford joins Katt on the Mid Morning Mix to explain how the band dealt with the nerves of playing for David Gilmour himself a...

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Jamie Cullum comes to WRS

Jamie Cullum comes to WRS

Jamie Cullum

Award winning jazz musician, singer/songwriter and broadcaster Jamie Cullum can now be heard on WRS. 

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Lemania Verbier International School join us for a sing-song

Lemania Verbier International School join us for a sing-song

It's time for a singalong and luckily the kids from Lemania Verbier International School are keen to share their big hits from their Christmas show. They squeeze into the studio and get us sing...

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Electro Swing & Lindy Hop in Geneva

Electro Swing & Lindy Hop in Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

Where can you learn lindy hop? And where can you dance to electro swing? Stef and Ana join Katt on the Mid Morning Mix and explain all. Hear more at www.worldradio.ch

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Heinz Holliger wins the 2nd Swiss Music Prize

Heinz Holliger wins the 2nd Swiss Music Prize

Heinz Holliger wins the 2nd Swiss Music Prize

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A blend of Asian traditional music and progressive rock at ASIMA

A blend of Asian traditional music and progressive rock at ASIMA

Composer Nicolas Fardel has created a show that blends the traditional sounds of Asia and progressive rock.

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Crystal Ball introduce us to melodic hard rock

Crystal Ball introduce us to melodic hard rock

Mid Morning Mix

Crystal Ball are amongst the line-up at Guitare en Scene festival this year - a festival for those who love all things guitar. Chris Leach; song-writer and guitarist, talks to me about the music an...

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Streaming down - Engineers working on it

Streaming down - Engineers working on it

It's back up now! 08:10am - Our streaming is down. We ran around frantically and couldn't fix it. We were relieved to find out that it wasn't our fault at all, but actually a bigg...

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Exams - is it too late?

Exams - is it too late?

Mid Morning Mix

Exam season is here - and what can students do now to make sure they can perform to the best of their abilty?

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Shantalla - magical Celtic music in Meyrin

Shantalla - magical Celtic music in Meyrin

Shantalla is a group of Irish and Scottish musicians who who all live in Belgium and got to together to keep the Celtic sound of their homelands alive.

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Yannick Noah’s ordinary battles

Yannick Noah’s ordinary battles

Voted most popular celebrity in France eight years running, long - term local resident and all-round good guy – Yannick Noah completes a smash European tour shortly in Geneva and Lyon.

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