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.


08:00 – 10:00
Friday mornings with Declan and Ali
…for another dose of musical medicine.

10:00 – 12:00
The Solar Powered Igloo
Christopher Sellers, enjoy some somewhat diverse musical selections from a Canuck living abroad and broadcasting from Exeter in the heart of Devon!

12:00 – 14:00
The St David’s Hillbillies with DJ Peachy
The St David’s Hillbillies are a group of ne’er do wells who live and/or work on St David’s Hill, Exeter; (+ the odd Pennsylvania cousin). With plenty of new music and live guests playing in the studio; this is the show to start your weekend off with.
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14:00 – 16:00
The Classical Journey with Luch Càise-Dearg
See the website here.
| Alternate weeks |

14:00 – 16:00
The Open Minded Hour with Pez Penzer
Featuring a myriad of musical moments & sonic sensations for curious audiences.
| Alternate weeks |

16:00 – 18:00
The Way Of Things
with John Tron Davidson

18:00 – 20:00
The Friday Mod-ulation with Jim

Great music from the 60’s,70’s and 80’s, mod and ska influenced and more.
Casual City with Richard Trump

20:00 – 22:00
The Last Transmission with Mark and Steve
Mark and Steve get misty-eyed about the 90s and feature live sessions and interviews form emerging local talent.
We’ll play anything, from The Kinks to Kiera Osment to Kronos Quartet (and even acts not beginning with K).
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| 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th Fridays of each month |

Two Knobs & An Oscillator with Helen Connole & Paul Griffin
Helen and Paul explore their passion for electronic music through choice cuts, classic recordings and a hefty dose of humour.
| 2nd Friday of each month |

22:00 – 00:00
The Rock Show with Mike James
If you want your tracks played on the Rock Show on Phonic 106.8 fm then email them to by lunch time on Friday with a band bio and links to sites. I play Rock, Metal, Ska, Punk, Emo, and Classics Rock and have interviews every week with the hottest bands on the regional and local scene and chat to some of the biggest acts in the world.

00:00 – 01:00
The Exe Files with Alison and Richard
Focusing on the paranormal, occult and alternative spiritualities. Co­-hosted by author Richard Freeman and performer Alison Rockbrand, we focus on many aspects of the strange and unusual including ghosts and ghost hunting, cryptozoology, UFO and alien encounters, witchcraft, occult art and literature, conspiracy theories, new science, consciousness studies and comparative religion. The show features an expert guest each week and
is based around a discussion with interludes of music chosen or brought in by the featured guest. There will also be time devoted to international paranormal news and short readings of poetry or comedy on esoteric themes.


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