It’s just the same old show on my radio

Studio 45 radio show

While podcasts are the big thing these days, and music streaming services have become ubiquitous, plenty of great radio shows are being produced by dedicated and knowledgeable music lovers, adding to the listening experience. As the saying goes, you don’t know what you don’t know.  The great thing is that you can listen to many…

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November ’21 giveaway. 9 Nov edit: winner announced.

9 November 2021: Thanks to everyone who entered. The winner of our first giveaway was Stephen Kelly. Congrats! We’re running a giveaway at the moment and all that you need to do to enter is sign up to receive our newsletter (or share the giveaway post on our Instagram or Facebook pages). The giveaway will…

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Mario Conte: Newtown’s tailor

M Conte Tailor shopfront

In my teenage years, as I became increasingly obsessed with ska and reggae, punk, skinhead and mod, I spent as much time reading about the history and fashion of subcultures as I did listening to the music.  Thankfully it could be done simultaneously. The information was becoming increasingly available because of the internet’s growth and…

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