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EGiL Aalvik

Executive Producer and Host

GROOVE TV

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Employment History

Radio and Television Personality and Program Director and Record Producer and DJ

Pitch Perfect Multimedia Group


MARS-FM


DJ and Artist


Web References(3 Total References)


swedishegil

www.pitchperfect.net [cached]

EGiL Aalvik a/k/a SWEDISH EGIL EGIL AALVIK a/k/a SWEDISH EGIL Radio & TV Personality/Program Dir./Record Producer/DJIn 1976, Egil left for the states where in Los Angeles he became Music Director and booking agent to major nightclubs and special events including post-Oscar and Grammy parties.In 1982, Egil joined the most progressive radio station in the nation, KROQ-FM, with its "Rock of the 80s" format.Egil utilized his extensive background to create an overnight buzz on L.A. radio for nearly ten years.In addition to these on-air duties, Egil hosted, produced and/or created special feature programming for KROQ including Love-Line and Reggae Revolution - breaking many artists into the mainstream including ERASURE, NIRVANA, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, and UB40.Swedish Egil accepted a rare opportunity to develop his music director skills and visionary style when he left KROQ in 1991 to join L.A.'s new MARS-FM.The station became well-known for its role in introducing America to the techno/rave music phenomenon where Egil was responsible for "picking the hits" and breaking new artists such as 2-UNLIMITED, THE PRODIGY, and MOBY. In 1992, Egil's company began syndicating programs devoted entirely to new music including Groove Radio International, The House Groove, Planet Reggae, and The Import Show; with commercial affiliate stations including WDRE/New York, 91X/San Diego, KEDJ/Phoenix, and Music Choice cable radio reaching over 200 markets in America.Egil also became Executive Producer and Host of GROOVE TV, a music video television companion to Groove Radio, broadcasting to 4.6 million homes in Los Angeles, and earning him a 1995 BILLBOARD MAGAZINE nomination for Best Local/Regional TV show in Dance Music.Presently, Egil is soaring ever higher with national platform SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO, where his seasoned skills can be heard on channels Area 63 (63), Remix (62), and First Wave (22).He continues to head up GROOVERADIO.COM and co-host weekly mixshow "Powertools" on L.A.'s POWER 106FM.He had also become a DJ/artist in his own right with several mix-compilations on the retail market, and can also be found behind the decks of top clubs across the U.S.


tnnradio.org

Later that year, Jimmy acquired his FCC license and moved to live music shows like Reggae Revolution with Wayne Jobson, All Night Radio with "Swedish Egil" [Egil Aalvik] and Out Of Order with Jed "The Fish" Gould as well as the occassional late night with Rodney Bingenheimer.
In 1991, along with a few other KROQ staffers, Jimmy assisted Egil (Music Director) starting up MARS FM.


www.westwoodone.com

Loveline began in 1983 as a Sunday night segment on Los Angeles radio station KROQ, hosted by DJ Jim "Poorman" Trenton and DJ Swedish Egil (Egil Aalvik).


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