Phonic FM - A Sound Alternative

Phonic FM
Bradninch Place
Gandy Street




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Phonic FM is Exeter’s sound alternative — a community radio station for the city and beyond, broadcasting on 106.8FM and online since 2008.

Set The Scene

A show for young people by young people.

A show for young people by young people.

Show name: Set The Scene

Presenter/s names: Marc Langdon, Ben Chilton, Mark Cannon, Vicky Forest-Mitchell and Sorcha Tucker.

Show time and day:
Second Sunday of each month, 4pm to 6pm.

What type of music can we expect to hear on your show?
A range of different musical genres and styles, as long as it’s local we’ll play it.

Why do you like this music?
Because we want to promote new and upcoming artists from Devon.

What is the format of your show?
A magazine style show, featuring music by a variety of local bands and artists as well as discussions, interviews and a serialised drama.

Why should we listen to your show?
Because it’s either us or the Antiques Roadshow.

How did your show come about?
Through volunteering with Sound Gallery’s ‘V Project’.

What goes on behind the scenes in the studio?
PANIC! and party games.

What has been you best on air moment?
Getting to the end of our first show without dying.

What has been your worst/ most embarrassing on air moment?
Playing our intro jingle half way through the show then turning it off and broadcasting dead air.

Who is your favourite artist? Why?
Dave – Angels and Airwaves
Marc – everything in his itunes library
Vicky – too hard to pin down
Sam – Veil Cassini
J – Voodoo Johnson
Helen – All That Remains
Amber – Lemon Jelly or Mr Scruff

What is your all time favourite album? Why?
Dave – Angels and Airwaves – We Don’t Need To Whisper
Marc – too many to choose from
Vicky – Paramore – Riot (at the moment)
Sam – Best of Radiohead
J – Blink 1982 – Enema Of The State
Helen – Five Finger Death Punch – The Way Of The Fist (at the moment)


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