Death Disco Radio operates in Chicago and Minneapolis, broadcasting on 93.1 FM and 92.9 FM. The radio show officially launched on August 2006 by Nico (Founder and Program Director of Death Disco Radio) and Starpause aka K9D of MP3DEATH. The show was originally launched as D.E.A.T.H. D.I.S.C.O. RADIO in 1996 but is now known as Death Disco Radio. Death Disco Radio has single handedly ressurrected the Italo Disco movement and continues to be an innovator of the electronic sound across the world.
The radio show focuses on the following genres of dance music: Italo Disco, Chicago house, Disco, Acid House, Electro, Classic Electro, Synth wave, Detroit Techno, Dark Wave, Minimal tech, Miami Bass, Electro pop, Dark Electro, Electro Nu Wave, Neo Wave, Punk Funk and No Wave, Electropunk, Dancefloor Nu Wave, Clash Disco, Avantegarde Nu Wave, Neo Pop, Elaborate Pop Electro, Computer Disco, Gothic Electro, Chip Wave, sounds from the Netherlands.
There are many high-profile hosts who present shows heard on Death Disco Radio:
DJ Hell (Label boss of International Deejay Gigolo Records, recorded on the legendary Tresor records and worked with Jeff Mills, Pet Shop Boys), Larry Tee (produced and recorded such artists as Scissor Sisters, Fischerspooner, RuPaul, Peaches), Nico, Ron Hardy, Mr. K-Alexi (Remixed and produced The Pet Shop Boys, Derrick May), Adriano Canzian, The Model, Mihai Popoviciu, Masstyk, Mick Wills, Play Paul (remixed Kylie Minogue, Basement Jaxx), Princess Superstar (remixing and producing with The Prodigy, Moby, Disco D), Gene Farris (Virgin, Studio !K7, Cajual Records, Ministry Of Sound), Reid Speed, Salvatore Cusato aka Casco (with the 1983 hit Cybernetic Love), LeChic, Savas Pascadilis, xxNaughty Wood, Jor-el, Mr. Pauli, and Funky Junction (Warner Bros. Records, Reprise Records, Hooj Choons, Kinetic Records, Global Underground Ltd.) among other artists.
Death Disco Radio can be streamed and downloaded on iTunes and Zencast.