From utopia to present

From Paris to digital with passion

By Radio FG

Compils 1Radio FG

RAVE ACTION : THE PIONEER YEARS.

Mixed by Didier Sinclair, music director of the station, Rave Action 1 & 2 were the first techno CDs of a major company in France (Polygram / Universal) with a progressive House selection.

Fantaisie

Flyer of the launch event of the Rave Action tour hosted in Pavillon Baltard (Eiffel structure of the 19th century).

Compils 2Radio FG

THE EARLY YEARS OF A SUCCESS STORY

Rave Action 1, mixed by Didier Sinclair

Collector FG

Club House FG, mixed by Miss Maryline

Just a Drag, Le Queen mixed by Tracy & Sharon

Serial Recordings Vol 1

Special mention to « Liberté d’Aimer », track produced for the 1997 Europride campaign; vocals by Fred Phi and Jenny Bel Air.

Compils 3Radio FG

Released in june 2001 the 1st issue of DanceFloor FG immediately became a blockbuster.

The Dancefloor FG collection was designed by Yo aka Lionel Basseville, with original turntables photographed by Philippe Gueguen. 

Grand Palais 1Radio FG

THE GRAND PALAIS, PARIS

Le Grand Palais, located in Paris on the Champs Elysees Avenue is one of the most prestigious venues in France, led by the Ministry of Culture.

There take place fashion shows, cultural events and other events, but for its 20th anniversary Radio FG organised a unique party there, with the DJs kickstarted and supported by the radio station.

Grand Palais 2Radio FG

The 20th anniversary of Radio FG at le Grand Palais gathered 7000 people with many amazing artists…

Grand Palais 3Radio FG

An amazing line up with David Guetta, Bob Sinclar, Martin Solveig, Joachim Garraud and 15 other talents coming from all over the world. 

For the first time, the Radio FG’s listeners discovered the Grand Palais as the most beautiful club in the world ! 
The event was organized by us, and led by Antoine and Jean-Etienne Baduel. 

Special thanks to Rachid Bellak for the photos. 

SSF 1Radio FG

Summer Stadium Festival @Orange Velodrome in Marseille

For the first time in its history, Marseille, the mythical Orange Velodrome stadium in Marseille hosted a unique event: Summer Stadium Festival, which gathered 18.000 people. 
Radio FG directed the line up.

Special thanks to Lucas Monin,  aka Mocas Prod, for all the photos ! 

SSF 2Radio FG

Iconic artists of the French Touch since the early 90’s, Bob Sinclar et Etienne de Crécy were performing at the party.

SSF 3Radio FG

The Summer Stadium Festival, as the events of Radio FG are a stage to reveal new talents of electronic music. Hakimakli, art director and A & R of Radio FG diggs the young artists and new releases he presents in his daily show, Starter FG, and on stage.

Lost Frequencies, supported by the radio show «Starter FG by Hakimakli» since the beginning of his career performing in front of 18.000 people. 

Yo 2Radio FG

The press advertising campaign for its new name «FG DJ Radio» (2007) designed by Lionel Basseville aka Yo!  

Yo 3Radio FG

Launch of the Vintage FG 2009 web radio. 

Advertising campaign 2006.

Launch of the Vintage FG 2009 web radio.

Yo 1Radio FG

Press adverts for Radio FG in 2002 designed by Lionel Bassev

Puree Maison 1Radio FG

Since 2018, Purée Maison and its graphic designer Thomas Tacvorian have been creating and developing FG’s graphic identity and its global ecosystem. 

Interviews 1Radio FG

Radio FG interviews

The interviews on Radio FG, presented by Antoine Baduel, CEO of the radio station, are considered by the artists as a great place to present their projects and describe their sources of inspiration. 

Radio FG’s chief editor 
is Christophe Hubert.

Radio digit 1Radio FG

OUR DIGITAL RADIOS

The digital streaming allows a wide range of FG variations on the web, FM and DAB+, with all genres and esthetics of electronic music.

Cloud Party 1Radio FG

The cloud parties

During the sanitary crisis, as the people are confined  to their homes, and clubs are closed, FG offers a daily escape to its listeners : « FG Cloud Party ».

A two hour daily concept with exclusive mixes and DJs performing from their home studios, or from extraordinary places, coming with a video streamed broadcast.

The greatest international DJs share their intimacy bringing out house and electro tracks.

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MANY THANKS TO :

The formers members of the station who agree to figure in this exhibition powered by Radio FG.

Especially our friends and collaborators : 
Lorenzo Baquin
Claudine Baduel
Jean Etienne Baduel
Thomas Bangalter (Daft Punk)
Lionel Basseville
Lorenzo Baquin
Gilles Beaujard
Nadia Chrétienne
Martin d’Argenlieu
Denis Darzacq
Olivier Degorce
Laurent Fetis
Antonio Gallego
Axel Huynh
Jean-Yves Leloup
Alexandre Moggi
Pierre & Gilles 

Michel Poulain
Fred Phi
Patrick Rognant
Serial Records / Rodolphe Lejeune
Jérôme Viger-Kohler
Thibault Jardon
Alexandre Mazère
Lucas Monin 
Thomas Tacvorian

In memoriam of :


Henri Maurel
Didier Sinclair 
François Mitaine
Frankie Knuckles
Annick Le Manchec
Thierry Perdereau
Sextoy

Here you can find Christophe Vix’ blog about Global Tekno & Radio FG history : vixgras.com

Listen to Radio FG worldwide : radioFG.com

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