Skank fm is an online radio station broadcasting 24/7.The station was formed in 2010 by Daz & DJ DK (K-kru DJs). The station includes live shows during the evening times hosted by local DJ’s, artist and musicians each doing sets playing a promoting music they love. If you can't catch a live show then a playlist of music is sure to please, hand selected by each individual DJ at the studio. Genres such as Hip-Hop/ Rap, R&B, House, Disco, Funk, Soul, Drum and Bass, and Reggae are all popular choices of the Skank fm DJs and listeners. Presenters at the station typically mix records live and invite in guest's and often play music from niche or underground music scenes or simply music they love with no restrictions.
The studio also has facilities for music production, DJ lessons, graphic design, video editing, recording vocals and other aspects surrounding music like marketing, promotion, distribution and a clothing line. Most of all the studio strives to support local people from all backgrounds of life to learn, embrace, support and create quality music. With so many services to offer, the studio has a regular flow of artists from all parts of Ireland and the world. International music professionals pass through regularly for radio interviews and music features, this also allows the volunteers to learn and be inspired by these professionals and the advice they can offer. The studio also helps promote up and coming DJ’s, artists & events and gives opportunities to Irish artists such a radio exposure, videos and interviews. With all the necessary equipment for artists and producers to make music at affordable prices, it's fair to say over the past 8 years the studio has helped so many DJ's gain residencies and make careers out of the music and live gigs and supported them further. Skank fm not only wants to teach music skills and help those be independent with their careers, but we also want to encourage the use of music to allow integration in all sections of the communities in Northern Ireland and worldwide.
The fan base is dedicated to following the music and lifestyle we promote and this is evident in our listener figures. We receive an average of 25,000 hits every month on the official website and consistent listeners for the previous 8 years. Listeners from all corners of the earth tune in and embrace what the Belfast music scene has to offer. We have also gained a multitude of local support through past events, studio BBQ’s, concerts and by spinning, supporting and featuring with so many local and international artists. The studio has created relationships worldwide, working with artists, producers, promoters and DJ’s from all corners of the earth and producing high quality material.