Alex Kapranos joins Absolute Radio for six-part series

Franz Ferdinand frontman Alex Kapranos is joining Absolute Radio to host his own six-part series.

Alex will be on-air at 10pm each Sunday from 7th August joined by a range of guests including Johnny Marr, The Cribs and Los Bitchos.

Alex said: “I’m happy to say that Absolute Radio have invited me in to take over on Sunday nights, play songs I love, and have a bit of a chat with musicians I like. I can’t wait for you all to have a listen.”

Paul Sylvester, Absolute Radio Content Director, said: “We are delighted that Alex will join the likes of Skin and Ronnie Wood in hosting his own Sunday night show on Absolute Radio. He is a brilliant storyteller, has exquisite taste in music and we are sure the listeners will love his take on music both new and old.”

Also, Skin will return for an extended 10 week run of the Music Week and British Podcast Award nominated “The Skin Show” from Sunday 18th September.

Both shows are in-house Absolute Radio productions by Nick Harris and Steven Burrell.

The full show will be available on Absolute Radio Premium with as well as a podcast of the full interview.