January 22, 2018
Mark bears big news from afar, as he and John discuss musical duos, musical rhyming slang, and anecdotes from the drama community. All to the soundtrack of Sparks, Teddy Hill, Tempesst, The Rolling Stones and many more.
January 4, 2018
The first show of the year from Umbrella Radio, John plays strictly Soul & Funk from The Isley Bros., Ruby Andrews, Sam Cooke, and all the rest.
December 4, 2017
John & Mark host a show dedicated to the bands that played at legendary Manchester club, The Haçienda ahead of the NYE extravaganza. Hear Spiritualized, Blur, The Inspiral Carpets, while they show the working out to creating Blue Monday. Plus a Christmas tune or two.
November 23, 2017
Some big hitters this month emanating from Umbrella Towers. John takes in tunes from Tami Terrell né Mongomery, Gene Chandler, The Main Ingredient and more while talking James Brown & Curtis.
November 6, 2017
Mark & John Have some eerie choices this month, post Halloween. Along with Syd Barrett, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, The Band and plenty more!!
October 24, 2017
Soul & Funk by the bucketful this month, with a slight diversion into Calypso. All the way from Umbrella Towers, hear gems, nuggets & dubloons from The Flirtations, Shuggie Otis, Vernon Garnett & The Arrows
October 9, 2017
John & Mark discuss sleep deprivation and music thievery, to a soundtrack of The Walkmen, Jimi Hendrix, Billy Joe Royal and many more big hitters.
September 21, 2017
This month John plays Funk and Soul gems from Terry Callier, Swan Silvertones, Frankie Beverly and all the rest for your delectation.
September 11, 2017
Transmitting from Umbrella Towers, hear music from The Sonics, The Fall, Eagles Of Death Metal and many more, while Mark & John discuss the dangers of sea travel. Listen up!
August 16, 2017
In preparation for Carnival East on Bank Holiday Sunday. We treat you to a Reggae extravaganza. Hear Keith & Tex, Eek-a-Mouse, a rare Bob Marley dub, and loads more!