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Scotland's airwaves are in for a bit of a shake up as Beat 106 welcome their new breakfast presenter.

ROBIN BANKS clocks in with cohort Gina McKee for the morning shift. TL'TIS Abigail Bremner

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The List, which is part of the group behind Beat 106, brings you the latest information on Scotland's newest radio station. Tune in on 106.1fm (west coast) or 105.7fm (east coast).

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Robin Banks: 'I listened to the station ad I just thought the music was fantastic.’

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Robin Banks takes over as co-host of The Beat Breakfast on Mon 6 Mar. Tune in weekdays 6—10am on 106.1 or 105.7fm.

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James Bros.n s gomg to set you day up right.

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A firm believer in practising what he preaches, Martin Bate plays with downbeat guitarniks Peeps Into Fairyland as well as presenting Beat 106 ’5 dedicated rock show. Who’s your all-time favourite Dl? Jonr‘ Peel, ms :onge‘xrty ar‘d thirst for new mustc speak volumes That c‘:"‘() the ‘act that “is 'professona ism' after a” these years Wat-(es even me .OOK slrcr< What's the first song you remember hearing on the radio? The 7978 Scotar‘d WC)" 0 Cup anthem ‘We’re 0" “Te i/larcn v/thr‘ Al y's Arrr‘y' by Andy Cameron What’s your favourite track of the moment? Too baby to ment On, but there's a." Amercan band cailed Tr‘e D srr‘e'nberrrwebt Pan who have an album but '.-.'nrcn s one of tnose rare records you know you'i strl be oster‘ to n ten years the Krrtd of hardcore meets 80s nob ‘."./lt" synt's Go ‘n‘lo What's your favourite up and coming track? Agarn, too many, but oeople shott-o check but Glasgow band Staotetoo asab ‘Hang The 01’; which one and why? Most of thern because they're more Interested .n the rock 'n' roll :t'estyle than the music What’s your favourite song to fall asleep to at night? The Orb and Future Sound Ot’ London used to do the tr1<t< ir‘ a good way

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What song would you refuse to play no matter how much they paid you? Nothing I'm no: that precious about musc that ' cou dn't be bought for a few grand Who would you like to have in live session on your show? Public Enemy and James Brown Together It’s not going to nabben, is t7

What unlikely combination of two artists would result in an ’awesome remix'? See previous answer Far-mg that Belle And Sebastran and Atarr Teenage RIO! ‘~.'-.’O'uld certainly be rnterest'ng ‘Last Night A DJ Saved My Life'; how? Everyone has heard new music on tne radro which has changed therr iit'e for the better Surely?

Who would make the better rock chick: Princess Diana or Victoria Beckham? Oh, Princess Dr of course Doesn't everyone know you sell more records after you're dead?

For a right rock/n’ mu5/ca/ se/ec tron, rune Into The Rock Show, Sun 9—7 7pm, on Bear 706.

Primal Scream: Shoot Speed Kill Light album track (Creation)

The Get Up Kids: The Company Dime album (Epitaph)

Rollins Band: Get Some Go Again album (Dreamworks) .

Kitty Empire: Verona demo

Seafood: Belt single (Fierce Panda)

The Dismemberment Plan: Emergency 8: I album (DeSoto)

Slipknot: Wait And Bleed single (Roadrunner)

. . . And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead: Madonna album (Merge) t

ldlewild: 'Acmally Its Darkness single (Food)

10 The Arsonists: As The World Burns album (Matador)

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