Below are a few radio shows we like to check out regularly to help keep us up with the latest music releases from around the world.
These are a just a few of our picks, let us know at Conch any of your favourite radio shows/podcasts.
Benji B started his radio career as a producer for Gilles Peterson's show on Kiss FM.Â He continued to work with Gilles when the Worldwide show moved to the BBC's Radio One.Â In 2002 Benji was asked to present his own show on the newly launched 1Xtra on the BBC.Â In recent times has championed the sounds of Dam-Funk, Mayer Hawthorne, Hudson Mohawke, Muhsinah, and Flying Lotus amongst many others.
Widely acclaimed as a musical taste-maker, he spreads his influence on music listeners around the world mostly through his Worldwide radio show on BBC Radio 1 which is also broadcast live on the Radio 1 website and available for audio streaming online for seven days from broadcast.Â He has recently been involved with the start of new record label Brownswood Recordings, named after the road in North London where the house he used to live is, though he has since had to move out of after his record collection became too big, and which now acts as a warehouse for his enormous collection of vinyl records.
For a local perspective, check The Jewel School broadcast on Radio Active each Saturday evening from 7 - 9pm.
Hosted by 95bFM and New Zealand DJ institution Stinky Jim, Stinky Grooves mashes up the best and freshest in reggae, hip hop, dancehall, and more. Incorporating a variety of different styles, all offering rewards to the attentive listener and their headphones.
Breaking down terrestrial boundaries, speaking the international language of rhythm, samurai.fm is your gateway to a new international soundscape.
Featuring the freshest sounds from the international scene as well as the finest home grown talent from Japan, we act as a portal for Japan to the rest of the world and the rest of the world to Japan.
Future Vintage is a radioshow dedicated to discovering both new and old music. It's broadcasted every Sunday from 23.00-24.00 on Dutch public radiostation Radio 6.Â FutureVintage.net is the portal to the best shows from our archive, new podcasts and news & views about the music we listen to. Expect soul/funk/jazz legends, fresh producers, interviews, rare and not so rare disco, hiphop, house music and a lot of other great music we like to share with you.
"Seeking, mixing and communicating like no other, Michael "Soulpatrol" RÃ¼tten presents a weekly show that provokes positive feedback from all over the world. Some compare him to a certain mate in the UK, others salute him for dropping the odd techno tune among jazz and worldmusic gems. This is
freestyle, done right."