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NTS Radio celebrates 10th birthday with sets from Theo Parrish, Amaarae, The Simpsons' creator Matt Groening, more

NTS 10 will also raise money for for the Global FoodBanking Network

London's NTS Radio will celebrate its 10th anniversary with 10 guest curators next week.

Independent radio station NTS, who won the Outstanding Contribution Award at DJ Mag's Best Of British awards in 2019, have revealed that they will celebrate 10 years of broadcasting from the 19th April to the 23rd May.

Across the five days of programming, the likes of Detroit-based  DJ/producer Theo Parrish, Ghanaian-American MC Amaarae and experimental Venezuelan artist, Arca, will take over the airwaves as guest curators, with Dopplereffekt, My Bloody Valentine and The Simpsons creator, Matt Groening, also scheduled to host slots. 

NTS will also be raising money The Global Foodbanking Network during the programming. You can see the full list of guest curators below.

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During a year decimated by lockdowns and venue closures, our need for sonic connection has sparked the resurgence of independent radio across the UK. In a recent feature for DJ Mag, Ed Gillett looked at the challenges grassroots stations have faced during the pandemic, finds out how they’ve thrived despite those pressures, and explores why radio’s become an increasingly vital source of community and comfort for its listeners

Last week, it was announced that Arca and Telefon Tel Aviv had remixed Deftones tracks for a Record Store Day EP.