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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.

The Friday Mod-ulation

A great way to start any weekend, funky and fun

A great way to start any weekend, funky and fun

Show name:The Friday Mod-ulation with Jim


Presenter’s name:Jim Semmens


Show time and day:2nd and 4th Friday of each month


Describe your show in one short sentence:The most fun you can have on a Friday with your clothes on!


What type of music can we expect to hear on your show? Mod, Ska, Soul and anything Funky


Why do you like this music? Soul and Ska are honest music and also great to get hot and sweaty to.


What is the format of your show? No real format, just playing great tunes to start everyones weekend off on the right track


Why should we listen to your show?A great way to start any weekend, funky and fun


How did your show come about? I had been DJ’ing for many years and was introduced to Keri who was a DJ on Phonic who asked me to co-host, I really enjoyed it and after a period of time thought about doing my own show


What goes on behind the scenes in the studio? Frantically trying to sort the very best tune to go on next ,whilst thinking of a jingle or what to say


What has been you best on air moment? 1st Track played on Pat Bensbergs show introducing everyone to ‘My World’ by Secret Affair, was awesome


What has been your worst/ most embarrassing on air moment? Playing a boing jingle during the news


Who is your favourite artist? Why? The Jam/Paul Weller, Honest music/lyrics and some amazing tunes


What is your all time favourite album? Why?The Jam- All Mod Cons- Smoother than the original punky tunes ,some great lyrics and a real musical journey




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