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.


Occupy the Airwaves is back on Thursday 8 March, International Women’s Day. Dreadnought South West will be producing 16 hours of women’s music, ideas and action on the radio. The full schedule is here.

08:00 – 10:00
The Phonic Drama Show
Bringing you plays and stories from around the globe and across the ages.

10:00 – 12:00
The Wild Show with Chris Norton and friends
Talking about life in a wheelchair, playing music and interviewing guests. So go on have a listen.

12:00 – 14:00
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly show with Felix Connole

14:00 – 16:00
CVS Show with John Stammers
Council for Voluntary Service, Exeter. Exploring the nation’s second favourite pastime…

16:00 – 18:00
Tech Monthly with Helen Connole & Rob J Glover

Shining a light on Exeter’s burgeoning technology industry. Find out more, listen again and subscribe to the podcast via the programme page: Join the conversation on Twitter (@PhonicTech) and by email (
| 2nd Thursday of every month (16:00–17:00)|
followed by
The Forecast
An hour of brand new music.
| 2nd Thursday of every month (17:00–18:00)|

Exeter Talking with David Treharne
| 3rd Thursday of every month |

| 4th Thursday of every month |

18:00 – 20:00
Culture & Review
Josie Sutcliffe and guests place Exeter’s cultural life under the microscope. Join the conversation by emailing or tweeting @PhonicCR.
| 1st Thursday of each month |

The Grunge Explanation with Jim Finn
Grunge noun
1. informal grime; dirt.
synonyms: grime · dust · soot · smut · muck · mud · filth · mire
2. a style of rock music characterized by a raucous guitar sound and lazy vocal delivery.
– Listen in your pants – no one will know.
| 2nd/3rd/5th Thursdays of each month |

Damn Funkin’ Right with Doctorvik
Two hours of tunes to tickle your taste buds, scratch that acoustic itch and get you dancing around your coffee table. Funk, Latin, soul, Brazilian, R&B. I’ll play whatever it takes to get you dancing!
| 4th Thursday of each month |

20:00 – 22:00
The Soul Show with Tom Yule


22:00 – 00:00
Highest Grade Reggae Show with Bazil, Kev and Leon
The latest reggae releases outta Jamaica, classic roots, dub and dancehall.

00:00 – 02:00
Peeing In The Dark with Daniel Bick
Expect two hours of poetry and spoken word to curdle among nuggets of music.
| 1st Thursday of every month |

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