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|City||Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane|
|Broadcast area||Australia: online & DAB+ |
|Frequency||DAB+ & Internet Radio|
First air date
Last air date
|5 September 2019 (on DAB+) |
11 December 2020 (online)
smooth Chill (formerly Koffee) is a digital radio station broadcast by NOVA Entertainment in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane. It was launched on 16 April 2009 under the name Koffee, prior to the commencement of DAB+ broadcasts.
In September 2019 , Koffee was rebranded as smooth Chill to extend the smoothfm brand, and its slot on DAB+ radio was replaced by smooth Relax. smooth Chill is currently available for online streaming only.
The station's Facebook page stopped being updated in October 2020, and in December 2020, the station's online stream went offline without any announcement.
Koffee's position is 'Time To Chill' and plays a varied range of music across multiple genres of chillout music, including folk, electronica, singer-songwriter, and trip-hop, as well as Jazz and other rarely played genres on Australian radio.
On 6 September 2019, the Koffee station was replaced by a new station called smooth Relax.
On 25 September 2019, the station was replaced by smooth Chill, which restored the programming and most of the music that was originally on Koffee.
Following Nova Entertainment's purchase of additional digital radio spectrum, the station launched into the Brisbane market in February 2010.
Koffee is the winner of the 2014 Commercial Radio Awards, 'Best Digital Radio Format'.
Koffee was available on DAB+ digital radio until 5 September 2019. Currently, the station is available for online streaming via the website.
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- Digital Radio Plus Article