Spirit of Radio Sunday Launches on 102.1 the EdgeWeekly feature airs Sundays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. beginning March 9, 2014
(February 24, 2014 – Toronto, Canada) Corus Entertainment’s 102.1 the Edge (CFNY-FM) is bringing back the music that changed the face of radio in the late ‘70s and ‘80s with a weekly special celebrating The Spirit of Radio. Beginning March 9 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Spirit of Radio Sunday will feature the artists that defined the alternative rock format including U2, Police, Depeche Mode, New Order, Talking Heads, The Clash, The Sex Pistols, OMD, The Smiths, The Cure and Tears for Fears, and will be hosted by Scot Turner.
“Spirit of Radio Sunday will celebrate CFNY’s legacy as the only station that showcased emerging artists during the rise of new wave, punk and alternative music,” said Blair Bartrem, Brand Director, 102.1 the Edge. “We are thrilled to have former on-air personality Scot Turner host the show, taking our listeners back to CFNY’s roots.”
Turner was a DJ on CFNY from 1984 to 1992 where he created and hosted/co-hosted various feature shows including Live In Toronto and The Thursday Thirty.
CFNY became one of the most pioneering and influential radio stations in the world that explored new music and allowed freedom of expression, individuality and music choice of its DJs.
Spirit of the Radio Sunday can be heard every Sunday beginning March 9 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, please visit edge.ca