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Made Events announces Paul Van Dyk on August 16 – Pier 54 NYC

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Paul Van Dyk August 16 in New York

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Mega Media Group Launches Pulse 87 in New York

NEW YORK, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Pulse 87.7 FM, the rhythmic top 40 station will be launched by Mega Media Group (OTC Bulletin Board: MMDA) (www.megamediagroup.com), on February 11th at 6am, the station will feature the Highly popular Star & Buc Wild Morning Show which will debut on February 18th weekdays from 6 to 10am and today’s top music hits. Joel Salkowitz will become the station’s program director.

Industry Veteran Joel Salkowitz To Lead Station

Salkowitz is a veteran major market programming and operations executive, who recently served as Vice President of Music Programming and Content at Sirius Satellite Radio. Prior to joining Sirius, Salkowitz was with Clear Channel Communications as a Format Director and Brand Manager overseeing the launch and programming for 10 major market stations, as well as serving as Program Director for JAMMIN 105 — New York (WTJM-FM). His past experience also includes management, production and programming positions at Fox Television, E.M.I. Records, Westwood One, ABC Radio, NBC Radio and Emmis Communications. As Regional VP of Programming at Emmis’ HOT97 (WQHT) in New York, he helped develop the Rhythm Top 40 format that dominated contemporary radio during the late 1980s and early 1990s and was also responsible for overseeing programming at Emmis’ WAVA (Washington DC) and WLOL (Minneapolis).

Commenting on the announcement, Mega Media Group CEO, Alex Shvarts stated “I am pleased that Joel is leading our radio team. His wealth of experience with building stations and managing major market radio personnel will prove invaluable to the launch of Pulse 87.”

Also commenting on the announcement, Salkowitz said, “I am excited to be a part of a new, independent radio business that I can help to grow from its very inception. It will be especially gratifying to work with Star who is one of the top morning talents in the country and who was able to have such a huge impact on not one, but two radio stations in New York. He’s a one-of-a-kind personality and together with a unique music format, we’re going to give New York something to get excited about on the radio again.”

Frankie Knuckles’ B’day Party at Cielo

Boy, do I love Cielo or what? It's just my favorite nightclub in New York City since Twilo's demise and the decommishioning of Centro Fly. Sure, I like Pacha too. I'm not much of a fan of Crobar. And, I haven't been to Marquis, BED or the other bling spots, so I'll reserve judgement on those spots. Although I've heard they are quite good in their own right.

A week ago Thursday, I had the pleasure of attending house music pioneer and legendary DJ/Producer, Frankie Knuckles, birthday party. It was great to see the DefMix crew in full effect. From Judy Weinstein to Baby Hec Romero, Frankie's posse held down the fort while presenting the Godfather of House a huge b'day cake just before he started off his set with the seminal deep house track, "Whistle Song."

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