The Sun tavern Show - ep19

March 5, 2018

Broadcasting direct from The Sun Tavern, John is joined by Ciaran Ó Dubhthaigh ahead of his Non-Specific DJ set. They talk pasts, presents & futures with tracks from 80's Matchbox B-line Disaster, Lou Reed, Slaves and more...



The DSC Show - ep16

February 12, 2018

John is joined by regular DSC DJ Danny Roberts, who picks tunes from Betty Harris, Aaron Neville, Tony Borders and other Soul & Funk gems, while they discuss the prolificacy of Allen Toussaint and pay respects to Dennis Edwards.


Casa Pueblo Special

February 6, 2018

John brings exciting news from Mexico about a new Umbrella Project operation. Speaking with the main protagonists and playing a few tunes to set the scene. Listen up!


The Sun Tavern Show - ep18

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.


The DSC Show - ep15

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.


The Sun Tavern Show - Haçienda Special

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.


The DSC Show - ep14

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.


The Sun Tavern Show - ep16

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!!



The DSC Show - ep13

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


The Sun Tavern Show - ep15

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.