Queens of Noize

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Queens of Noize
Born Mairead Nash (b. 1982)
Tabitha Denholm (b. 1975)[1]
Occupation Radio DJs, Television presenters
Years active 2002–2008
Television MTV2

Queens of Noize were a DJ duo based in London, consisting of Mairead Nash and Tabitha Denholm, during their time as a duo they presented for MTV2 and BBC 6 Music and performed at a number of international festivals.[2]


Their career began in 2002 at Club 333 in Shoreditch, and since then their club night has moved to the Camden Barfly, and they have performed at many different festivals and clubs internationally, including the Carling Weekend, Roskilde Festival and Festival Internacional de Benicàssim, and have presented their own show on MTV2. They have also released their own single, "Indie Boys (Don't Deserve It)", to little critical or commercial success.

They started presenting a radio show in September 2006 on BBC 6 Music, called Queens of Noize Sonic Safari.[2] Firstly presented the show from 12:00am–2:00am Saturday into Sunday. Then from 7 April 2007 the show moved to a Saturday afternoon time slot 4:00pm–6:00pm until 31 May 2008 when the slot was taken over by Lauren Laverne.[3] The Queens then hosted a two-hour show on BBC 6 Music 12:00am–2:00am Friday into Saturday from June 2008 until April 2009. As well their own show they also presented the Listener 6 Mix on Sunday nights 8:00pm–10:00pm between Nov 2007 until Sept 2008, then took over the 6 Mix for a time.

Since leaving BBC radio, Denholm has been working as a video director,[1] while Nash is in music management and runs her own record label Luv.[2]


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