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Timeline of B96 format

May 1982-February 1983 – mainstream Top 40 (Hot Hits format)
February 1983-summer 1986 – mainstream Top 40
late 1986-1989 – r&b leaning rhythmic Top 40
fall 1989-summer 1997 – dance-leaning (house, freestyle, eurodance, etc) Top 40
summer 1997- late 2001 – Teen Pop & Urban (hip-hop, R&B) leaning Top 40
late 2001-2008 – hip hop-leaning Top 40
late 2008-present – Top 40 (mainstream) Top 40

Mixshows:

1989-early 1992 – hip house-dominated
1992-early 1993 – techno/rave/hardcore
Mid 1993-early 1996 – “warehouse” house (mixture of hard, ghetto, tech, tribal, underground, etc)
1996-1998 – Hard House/Euro explosion
1998-2003 – more hard house/trance/euro
2003-present - electropop/tech house

1993-1995
Bad boy bill – harder, edgier house
Bobby d – house w/occasional booty bass & eurodance track
Julian perez – deeper house
Brian Middleton – underground house
Tim Shommer – Freestyle
Frankie Hollywood Rodriguez – old school/flashbacks (1980s WBMX-era house, 1970s disco, etc)

1996-circa 2003
Bobby D – hard house/euro/trance
Bad Boy Bill – Hard House
Julian Perez – hard house, then deeper house, then rap/hip hop
Brian Middleton – underground house
To Kool Chris – hard house (occasional Euro mix), old school
DJ Marksi – eurodance
Mixin Marc – Progressive House/trance????
Tim Spinnin Schommer – old skool/freestyle
DJ Speed – rap/hip hop
DJ Smurf (aka Dan Marrell) – rap/hip hop
Maurice Joshua – rap, deep house