NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced the launch of a new weekly show hosted by Danny Avila, the DJ/producer/remixer, whose music has become a staple in Ibiza this summer.
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Avila, who has worked with dance music icons like David Guetta, Afrojack, Fedde le Grand and Martin Solveig, will host the weekly show scheduled to premiere on Wednesday, August 8 on Electric Area, channel 52. Danny Avila Presents Ready to Jump will air Wednesdays at 4:00 pm ET. Danny Avila Presents Ready to Jump will be rebroadcast on Fridays at 2:00 am, Saturdays at 7:00 pm, Tuesdays at 3:00 am
and Wednesdays at 5:00 am (all times ET).
The weekly show will feature Avila playing the hottest global electro tracks and his own original music.
"My new radio show Ready to Jump is all about energy and fun, because that's what I'm all about," said Danny Avila. "It's wild and loud and it makes you want to jump and dance. Beside that, I simply love being open to all different kinds of EDM music and I want to get as much of it as possible in my show to share my love of music and get people excited about dance music and how it makes you feel. I'm really looking forward to the launch of Ready to Jump on SiriusXM!!!"
"We are excited to bring one of the newest and youngest stars in electronic dance music to our national audience," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "We have been an early and committed supporter of EDM across multiple channels as well as making SiriusXM the home to some of the world's best DJs. But we also want to expose emerging artists in the genre. Now it's time for Danny to have his own show where he can share his energy and introduce new music to a massive audience."
Electric Area is home to today's biggest DJs— Tiesto, David Guetta, Armin Van Buuren, Avicii, Fedde le Grand, Afrojack, Arty, Ferry Corsten, Dada Life, and Sander van Doorn all host shows on the channel. SiriusXM's Electric Area also broadcasts live from many of North America's biggest electronic music festivals: Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival and Electric Zoo.
Electric Area plays electronic dance music, house, trance, electro, progressive, dubstep, along with the biggest DJs in the world. Listeners will hear Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, Afrojack, Sander van Doorn, Avicii, Above & Beyond, Eric Prydz, Swedish House Mafia, Wolfgang Gartner, Deadmau5, and more.
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