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. 


The DSC Show - ep12

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.


The Sun Tavern Show - ep14

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!


The Sun Tavern Reggae Special

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!


The Sun Tavern Show - ep13

August 7, 2017

John & Mark play cuts from The Velvet Underground, PJ Harvey, France Gall, plus new music from Goat Girl, while they discuss Eurovision and other silliness.