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The flowers are pushing up already and we have a spring in our step.

Jeff Grainger - DJ

On My Show - Contact Me - Sessions - Biography - My Tracklistings

Jeff Grainger There is no show from Jeff Grainger this month

MySpace: www.myspace.com/thedownloadshow
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My previous session guests:

Artist Broadcast Artist Broadcast
Zoe Bestel 02/2016 Paul McGladdery and the Uncommitted 05/2015
Outside Your House 05/2015 Los Waldners 12/2014
Scrabbled 10/2014 Ill 04/2014 and 05/2014
White Mary 04/2014 and 05/2014 The Bordellos 10/2013
Rev Porl 12/2012 Persian Claws 12/2012
Peopling 10/2012 Stranger Son 10/2012
The Bigsby Brothers 02/2012 Float Riverer 12/2011
Rev Porl 12/2011 The Bordellos 07/2011
The Dead Sea Apes 07/2011 Warm Widow 05/2011
The Fag Machine 04/2011 The Truth About Frank 04/2011
Birdflew 12/2010 Mushi Mushi 12/2010
Rev Porl With The Tea Time Trio 12/2010 Mushi Mushi 09/2010
Dihedral 05/2010 Tear Throes 05/2010
We Show Up On Radar 04/2010 The Truth About Frank 02/2010
The Hausfrauen Experiment 02/2010 The Rain Bonnets 02/2010
Asian Women On The Telephone 01/2010 Billygonebad / Names Are For Toe Tags 01/2010
Alisia Casper 12/2009 The Rain Bonnets 12/2009
Rev Porl 12/2009 The Bordellos 11/2009
Clutter 10/2009 Wolfram Wire All Stars 10/2009
Nicolas And The Iceni 07/2009 Stranger Son Of WB 07/2009
Stink Taps 06/2009 Alisia Casper 05/2009
The Half Sisters 04/2009 Wolfram Wire 03/2009
Machine Boy (Live) 12/2008 Galleon (Live) 12/2008
Dalmation Rex And The Eigentones 11/2008  

Biography:
My relationship with John Peel started during a rainy family, caravan, holiday in North Wales, in the summer of 1981. Lying in bed content in the knowledge that all music had started and finished with Ultravox I stumbled upon his show... Over the years I never tired of scribbling down the names of obscure artists even though enquiries, about the likes of Alvin the Aardvark & the Fuzzy Ants*, drew bemused looks from the staff at Golden Disc.

In the early 90's I blagged a DJ slot at Wigan Pier. I fizzed with excitement at the prospect of playing Husker du, Pavement & The Fall to 800 punters every week. I overlooked the fact that 795 punters didn't want to listen to Husker du, Pavement & The Fall and would instead prefer to hear EMF, Wonderstuff & Candyflip. The choice was obvious, give the people what they wanted, or leave! After I left, I started the club night 'Subculture' in, my home town, Oldham and found more than a handful of folk who seemed to like 'that thing I did', either that or they didn't have anywhere else to go.

A few other music bits & bobs I’ve done; Managed a few bands (including Gabrielle's Wish) Edited the fanzine 'Subculture'. Done a few stints on RSL Stations and did a pop quiz for my Sisters pub.

I am proud to be part of Dandelion Radio and help keep John Peel's memory and work alive.

*never did get my hands on anything by them.

If you have anything for me to hear, pretty well any genre, then get in touch.

Tracklistings for my previous shows:
05/2016 - 04/2016 - 03/2016 - 02/2016 - 02/2016 Special - 01/2016 - 12/2015 - 05/2015 - 12/2014 - 11/2014 - 10/2014 - 06/2014 - 05/2014 - 04/2014 - 10/2013 - 09/2013 - 05/2013 - 04/2013 - 03/2013 - 12/2012 - 11/2012 - 10/2012 - 05/2012 - 02/2012 - 2011 Review - Festive 50 2011 - Festive Fifty Build-Up 2011 - 12/2011 - 11/2011 - 09/2011 - 08/2011 - 07/2011 - 06/2011 - Birthday Special 06/2011 - 05/2011 - 04/2011 - Festive Fifty Build-Up 2010 - 12/2010 - Broadcast One 'Bonus Disc' Special 11/2010 - 09/2010 - 05/2010 - 04/2010 - 03/2010 - 02/2010 - 01/2010 - Festive 50 2009 - Festive Fifty Build-Up 2009 - 12/2009 - 11/2009 - 10/2009 - 09/2009 - 07/2009 - 06/2009 - 05/2009 - 04/2009 - 03/2009 - 02/2009 - Festive 50 2008 - Festive Fifty Build-Up 2008 - 12/2008 - 11/2008 - 10/2008 - 09/2008 - 08/2008

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