Phonic FM - A Sound Alternative

Phonic FM
Bradninch Place
Gandy Street

01392 434577



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NewCare Devon are proud sponsors of cutting-edge Eye Life Show. The show is presented using a special eye controlled computer by DJ Eye Tech who has locked-in syndrome and can only move his eyes.

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


10:00 – 12:00
The Decades Show
Journeying back through time to cover 70 years of popular music with a collection of tracks from a selection of decades, from the 1940s to yesterday. Past shows at

12:00 – 14:00
The Eccentric Selection with Pat Bensberg
Some tunes you know, some you don’t and some you’ll think “What the hell is that?” Playlists on my blog.

14:00 – 16:00
Anti-Telly Time with Sharifa and Chee
A zany audio kinder surprise for your ears. Follow the show on Facebook.

16:00 – 18:00
Onionheart Radio with Michael Harvey
Monthly overview of the music scene featuring new and retrospective album
| 1st and 4th Mondays of each month |

Rhythm Oil with Steve Friend
An eclectic mix of rhythm based music!
| 2nd, 3rd & 5th Mondays of each month |

18:00 – 20:00
Roots and Shoots with Martin Henning
Roots music from all over the world.
Frequent live sessions from talented local and visiting musicians. See the show’s Facebook page here.
| 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th Mondays of each month |

Bassment Tracks Show with Paul Barnes
| 2nd Monday of each month |

20:00 – 22:00
Jurassic Rock with Dave Stevens
| 1st and 5th Monday of each month |

The Nineties Time Machine
Hosted by @jonnyg & @the_other_bloke

Join us every second Monday for “forgotten” hits, non-hits, 12 inch mixes, album tracks, B-sides.
| 2nd and 3rd Monday of each month |

Wrestling with Ben Goddard
Championship radio…

| 4th Monday of each month |

22:00 – 00:00
Blunt Tools!
Shambolic blathering and ‘amusing’ features from Frotter and sporadic guest Tools Jimlove, Stoveboy, Helen, Scarysalad et al. Listen out for top notch, expensive jingles by ‘Shirley Manson’! Listen again link posted on our BookFace page here.
| 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month |

The Underground Show with Jim and Marie
A melting pot of alternative concoctions from new-wave innovators, classic punk rebels, art college intellectuals, post-punk popsters, angst-fuelled indie kids, and avant-garde wordsmiths. Live semi-acoustic sessions and interviews featuring the best unsigned local artists, mixed with a selection of our favourite alternative tunes from the past 40 years. The Underground radio show is presented by Jim and Marie on the last Monday of the month.
| The last Monday of each month |

Phonic Mango
Music from a diverse collective of artists of south Asian heritage.
Listen again at
| All other Mondays |

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