DJ Goldierocks at Urbanscapes 2012 promoting Selector
DJ Goldierocks at Urbanscapes 2012 promoting Selector  ©

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Broadcast every week in over 40 countries to over four million listeners, The Selector is the British Council's international radio show bringing you the best in new music from the UK.

Promoting the sounds, talents and musical culture of modern Britain, Selector Radio host DJ Goldierocks covers all styles of contemporary music, and each programme features artist interviews and exclusive studio sessions.

On air in Malaysia on Sunday at 8.00pm to 10.00pm on BFM89.9 (the Business Station), shows can also be streamed from the Selector's website together with podcasts, videos and an archive of classic sessions.

Find out more about The Selector

Hosted by DJ and presenter Goldierocks, The Selector presents an overview of all that is exciting and fresh in British music. It avoids many of the mainstream British acts that international audiences might already be familiar with in favour of emerging talent and underground flavours. The show reflects the brilliance and diversity of British music to promote the sounds, talents and musical culture of modern Britain to an international audience. The underlying aim of the show is to challenge people's perceptions about the UK and showcase the wealth of creativity and innovation British music has to offer.

With an audience estimated to be more than four million listeners, The Selector is syndicated on FM to 33 countries around the world including Mexico, Colombia, Ukraine and China.

Previous contributors to the show include Afrikan Boy, Andrew Weatherall, Bloc Party, Bicep, Bombay Bicycle Club, Breton, Chvrches, DJ Yoda, Elbow, Gruff Rhys, The Horrors, Joy Formidable, Josey Rebelle, London Grammar, Monki, Mystery Jets, Psychemagik, Slow Club, Spring King, Swindle, Terror Danjah and many, many more ...


  • Best Online Music Radio Show – Mixcloud Awards 2015 WINNER
  • Best Pop Music Radio Show – Mixcloud Awards 2015 WINNER
  • Best Online Music Radio Show – Mixcloud Awards 2014 RUNNER UP
  • Best Pop Music Radio Show – Mixcloud Awards 2015 WINNER
  • Best Radio Show – BT Digital Music Awards 2011 FINALIST
  • Best Regularly Scheduled Music Program – New York Festival Awards BRONZE
  • International Radio Show of the Year – International Radio Festival WINNER
  • Weekly Music Show Of The Year – Sony Radio Academy Awards GOLD
  • Radio Programme of the Year – Hungary WINNER


“More irresistible than the best of John Peel... the country’s coolest radio show” – The Sunday Times

"More radical in its programming than all music radio in Britain" – The Guardian

Find out more about DJ Goldierocks

"She could be the most influential woman in pop” – Evening Standard

Goldierocks, AKA Sam Hall, is an international DJ and broadcaster extraordinaire with a celebrity following that includes Madonna, Giorgio Armani, Richard Branson and Jade Jagger (she’s performed exclusively for them all). Her weekly global radio show ‘The Selector,’ legendary to those in the know, goes out to a staggering 37 countries with over four million dedicated listeners, prompting The Sunday Times to recently describe it as ”the most cutting-edge British music show out there.”

Sam covered for Dev on BBC Radio 1 several times in 2011 and anchored Reebok Radio from the Manchester Warehouse Project throughout 2012. She also hosts a Friday late night specialist dance show ‘Selector After Dark’ on Mexico’s Ibero FM, China’s Loop FM & Warsaw’s Roxy FM.

As well as radio, Sam has stage dived, rocked out and propelled herself off various stages around the globe having DJ’d her unique blend of eclectic house, world beats, mash up electro & bass heavy remixes to thousands across five continents. 

She performs at endless festivals worldwide including Creamfields, Latitude, Leeds, Wakestock, Secret Garden Party and Glastonbury to name a mere handful. Then, more unusual venues might be Soviet bunkers in Kazakhstan, the beaches of Lake Malawi, warehouse parties in Shanghai, inside igloo discos in the Alps and then on slightly more luxurious super yachts in Monaco & Sydney Harbour. She also has her own self-titled London club night and has been the official red carpet presenter at the BRIT awards for the past two years running. 

She had the honour of performing a 90 minute set at the Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony London 2012 which was televised on C4. With a crowd of 80,000 people with millions watching at home, it was one of many career highlights for Sam.

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