A new radio station will launch in Glasgow next January.

Clyde Built Radio, which will broadcast straight out of Barras Market (pictured), is the brainchild of Huntleys + Palmers boss Andrew Thomson; the station is named after the label's 'Clyde Built' compilations.

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The station is driven by a need to give Glasgow a community radio station equivalent to its counterparts across the UK, such as London's Rinse FM.

Thomson explains, "In addition to offering a platform to the lesser known and emerging names, the station will also celebrate the various clubs, record shops and established figures within the scene."

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He continues, "We'll also host DJ and production workshops and aim to function as a creative hub / hang out spot. There will be some launch parties and broadcasts happening between now and the end of the year, launching properly in January."

You can follow the station's progress at clydebuiltradio.com.

James Ball is Mixmag's Weekend Editor. Follow him on Twitter

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