This week on NME Radio 23-27 March 2009

Doves, The Big Pink and Chew Lips join the station

Tune in over the next seven days for the regular set of DJs and music, plus all this action:

Winners of the Shockwaves NME Awards Philip Hall Radar Award The Big Pink join Neil Cole in the studio from midday and NME’s Emily Mackay is in with three new Radar bands from 4pm.

Tune in at 12pm when Neil Cole is joined by London electro threesome Chew Lips.

Robin Ince joins Neil Cole from 11.30am. The comedian has starred in The Office and been tour support for Ricky Gervais. The NME Forum this week invites The Ting Tings’ manager Stephen Tavener and NME’s Steve Sutherland to pick over the week’s singles from 4pm.

Dan Black speaks to Neil Cole about his forthcoming Camden Crawl dates.

Today is Doves Day, celebrating Doves’ new album ‘Kingdom Of Rust’. From 9am the station is playing out tracks from the album across the day and the band take over for an hour from 2pm, playing some of their favourite music.

To tune in, head to 87.7FM in London, Sky Channel 0184, Virgin Media 975, Freesat 727 or NME.COM/Radio.