A station like no other, Nile FM offers the perfect blend of the best international chart toppers with a local feel. Since 2003, English speakers have been tuning in to 104.2 for the latest hits, interaction with the presenters and to enter in a variety of fun competitions.
Nile FM is constantly in touch with listeners; whether it’s through Twitter, Facebook, SMS or our studio hotline, we never miss a beat. Nile FM truly is the sound of NOW!
NILE FM SHOWS
NILE ONES: Want to start your day with only the best music in history? Then don’t miss Nile Ones; for a full hour from Sundays through Thursdays at 6am we spin out back to back number 1 hits. The music spans all decades and all genres, but every track is a guaranteed hit!
THE EARLY SHOW: We know just what you need in the morning, a little bit of Zach! Catch Top of the Morning for a great selection of songs to start your day, a show for the truest of early risers, featuring all the latest about your favorite artists topping the charts.
MOBINIL WAKE UP CALL: Your morning commute has never been this fun. Catch the Mobinil Wake Up Call from 8 to 11am for diverse music, entertainment news, traffic and weather updates and a lot of serious fun. Nothing will get you to your destination easier than this show, as we get your mind going and your body moving.
FLASHBACK: Some say they don’t make them like they used to and Safi certainly agrees. For a full two hours he spins out all your favourite classic hits from the 60s through to the 90s that bring back good memories. Every weekday at 11am, it’s time for some serious nostalgia.
iREQUEST: On this show, your music is king. Our very own Yara plays out nothing but your requests for three hours, from pop & hip-hop to dance and rock. Make sure you don’t miss the show that allows you to be completely in control.
BIG DRIVE HOME with VODAFONE: Facing Cairo traffic on your way home is no easy task, that’s why we bring you the all new Big Drive Home with Tom Green. Let him entertain you and set your mind at ease with great music, useful traffic updates, tidbits and a lot of fun and games.
The MCDONLADS HOT 7@7: The most unpredictable show on Nile FM plays out weekdays at 7pm. Catch Mickey as he finds unlikely connections between songs from different genres and even different decades! With a new theme every day and your chance to request songs, you will never get bored of the Hot 7@7.
EVENING SESSION: There’s something for everyone on the Evening Session. Find out about all the latest technology with Tech-Talk; learn about the latest chart toppers and whether you’re into pop, rock, dance or hip-hop, Mickey has got you covered.
MIX ‘N’ MASH: Hear your favorite current hits, experience the nostalgia of long forgotten tracks, and get down to old school cuts from the disco era on through to the 90s. All this, in the seamlessly mixed fashion of Mix‘n’Mash, bringing you weekly remixed and mash-up tracks produced exclusivelyby Zach for Nile FM.
THE HOTMIX: This show really is Cairo’s ultimate clubbing experience with the perfect mix of local and international DJ’s. We showcase some of Egypt's finest mixing talents in the first hour of the show, followed by an international DJ set in the second hour.
FUTURE SOUND OF EGYPT: This is your chance to catch the duo that put Egypt on the international trance scene. Join Ali & Fila every Thursday night at 1am as they redefine the Future Sound of Egypt.
WEEKEND WAKEUP: Three hours of non – stop music to get your weekends started with a bang. Whether you’re waking up for work or getting an early start to your day, this show will get you ready for the day ahead. The Weekend Wake Up is all about the perfect mixture of feel-good music.
NILE BAZAAR: It’s the show that brings you a little dose of local flavor. Escape to the mystic sounds of the orient every weekend with music like nothing else on Nile FM. Every Friday from 1 to 3pm, sit back and enjoy as we take you on this exotic journey.
HIGH VOLTAGE: Not for the faint hearted, High Voltage plays out all your favorite rock tunes, from punk and indie to progressive and alternative. It’s two hours of hard hitting, head splitting rock every Friday from 4 to 6pm with our resident rock Guru, Mickey.
FRIDAY NIGHT FLAVAS: It’s your weekly dose of Hip-Hop and R‘n’B with DJ Feedo. All the newest Hip-Hop releases, the best old school jams, East Coast/West Coast, Shacktown, the Dirty South, the Middle East and beyond! There's also Jam it or Slam it, where you decide the playlist and an exclusive DJ Feedo mix.
A STATE OF TRANCE: The world's premier radio show comes to Nile FM. With over 30 million listeners tuning in each week around the world, Nile FM joins the elite rank of stations putting their listeners in A State of Trance. Join the World’s #1 DJ; Armin Van Buuren every Friday night at 10pm for 2 hours of the best trance tracks and sets known to mankind!
HOUSE PARTY: Do you want to party in your car? Your kitchen? Or even your living room? Nile FM's House Party is here to make it happen. Join DJ Carlos for 2 hours of commercial-free house pumping beats every Friday night at midnight. We got the party right here!
RICK DEES WEEKLY TOP 40: International radio superstar, Rick Dees brings his weekly chart show to Nile FM. Every weekend, Rick Dees charms us through the top 40 hits on the charts. The show started back in 1983, and is still going strong today. It is heard by more than 70 million people around the world, and now you have the chance to join them!
VELVET LOUNGE: The ultimate in chill out, the Velvet Lounge provides the perfect backdrop to a relaxing weekend. Unwind with two hours of soothing tracks spun out by our very own men of Chill Simon Ramsden and DJ Carlos.
CAIRO COUNTDOWN: Welcome to Cairo's first and only official countdown. Every time you request a song on 1042, make sure it starts with R*, then tune into the Cairo Countdown to find out if your song made the Top 20.Every Saturday Yara counts down the Top 20 tracks of the week as requested by you on the Cairo Countdown.
RELEASE YOURSELF: The "S" Man, Roger Sanchez takes you through the New York, Miami and Ibiza house scenes with his delicious sets and guest mixes for two pumping hours every Saturday night at 10pm.
TRANSITIONS: Wrapping up our dance weekend with style, John Digweed, one of the world's best DJ's takes you on a dark, progressive house journey of Transitions every Saturday night at midnight.
NON-STOP: Two hours of seamlessly mixed music is what you’ll get on Non-Stop with Yara. It’s the show that’s all about the music for your listening pleasure. Get pumped up with 2 hours of non-stop hit music. Mixed by our very own Deeb
AWARE: Every Friday a different cause is presented by one of the Nile FM presenters. It’s one hour dedicated to raising awareness about a charitable cause. Our way of giving back to the community, Nile FM’s Aware is also your chance to be involved with the things that matter to us the most.
FRIDAY FLASHBACK: Take a trip down memory lane every Friday with some of the best music from past decades. Covering classic rock, funk, disco, and pop from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s, the Friday Flashback is your dose of nostalgia for the weekend.
HOUSE OF BLUES: Take a soulful journey into the world of Blues with Dan Aykroyd as he reprises his role as Elwood Blues. The House of Blues is a show like no other, so don’t miss this unique experience every Friday and Saturday afternoon.
CLUB MERCEDES: Every Thursday night, experience the smooth sensual sounds of Club Mercedes. It is two hours of commercial-free sophisticated beats from all around the world, to set the pace for the weekend ahead.
HOUSE PACIFIC: Take a first class flight around the world with House Pacific, bringing you the most stylish house beats from the four corners of the Earth. It’s the perfect way to kick off your Friday night.
LATE NIGHT LIVE: Nights in Cairo are never going to be the same. Join Lina for two hours of pure entertainment, where we’ll be talking about all the things happening in Cairo and around the world with live guests, polls, and the latest updates. Add some great music to the mix and you have Late Night Live.
LATE LOUNGE: At the end of a day, there’s nothing better than a hand-picked selection of music to help you unwind. A mixture of classy jazz and lounge music, the Late Lounge provides the perfect soundtrack for nights in Cairo.
SUNDAY SESSION: Every Sunday evening, join Simon as he presents you with all the latest music and entertainment news. It’s your chance to choose what songs are going to be big hits on Nile FM, it’s all about you and the music.
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