Silent Radio


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The Silent Radio Show brings you the bands making the silentradio.co.uk gig guide and headlines; passionately profiling outstanding music – without the bore, cynicism or smugness of the mainstream media.
The website was born in Manchester in 2009 by a bunch of passionate music writers, and has since grown into one of the most popular, totally independent music platforms in the city and beyond.

The Silent Radio Show first aired in March 2014 and is regularly found in the the top 40 Mixcloud charts. The show has featured interviews with the likes of The Wave Pictures, The Lovely Eggs, Maxine Peake, Buzzcocks, Sleaford Mods, Steve Ignorant (Crass), Kiran Leonard, Mark Burgess (The Chameleons), Mark Morriss (The Bluetones), Pins, Idles, Cowtown, Sauna Youth, The Fat White Family, the list goes on and on. Live “Silent Sessions” have come from Karima Francis, Micah P Hinson, Marika Hackman and more.

Known for its unbiased and anti-smug approach to music journalism, SilentRadio.co,uk champions emerging musicians, smaller venues and DIY promoters through their handpicked monthly gig guide, live reviews, interviews and features.

The radio show team is made up of dedicated contributors to the Silent Radio website.

Tune in and discover your new favourite.


Episode 8

THE RECORD STORE DAY SPECIAL (or as Silent Radio like to call it, Record SHOP Day)
This is the 4th of the Silent Radio RSD specials, in previous years guests have included Maxine Peake & Adrian Flanagan of The Eccentronic Research Council, Lois MacDonald (PINS) and Greta Caroll and Nick Delap AKA Bernard & Edith, all came armed with a selection of their personal vinyl record collection.
This year sees Silent Radio’s Simon, Vic and Adam raid their own collections to bring a show full of vinyl oddities, rarities, gems, new and old. LP’s, 12″s, 7″s, 5″s, picture discs, coloured vinyl, the whole shebang.
The Silent Radio Show was born in March 2014 and is regularly found in the the top 40 Mixcloud charts.
Known for its unbiased and anti-smug approach to music journalism, SilentRadio.co.uk champions emerging musicians, smaller venues and DIY promoters through their handpicked monthly gig guide, live reviews, interviews and features.
Discover Your New Favourite
www.silentradio.co.uk


Episode 7

Nobody complained last week, so Adam is back hosting this week, assisted by Max. We’ve got the usual mix of the best bands in town this week and new tracks from artists we love. Come for that, and stay for French lessons from Max, music news from Simon and two huge competitions with some ace prizes.

Discover Your New Favourite. More www.silentradio.co.uk


Episode 6

On this week’s Silent Radio show, Adam took the reins for the first time, guiding you through the next 7 days of gigs and stories from the SilentRadio.co.uk website ably assisted by Max and Music News from Hannah.

Discover Your New Favourite. More www.silentradio.co.uk


Episode 5

On a glorious sunny day, Silent Vic, Simon, Max and Adam lovingly bring you a selection of the bands and acts hitting Manchester in the coming week, those making the silentradio.co.uk headlines and round up the week’s music news stories.

Discover Your New Favourite. More www.silentradio.co.uk


Episode 4

A selection of the bands and acts hitting Manchester in the coming week, those making the silentradio.co.uk headlines and round up the week’s music news stories.

Discover Your New Favourite. More www.silentradio.co.uk


Episode 3

A selection of the bands and acts hitting Manchester in the coming week and those making the Silent Radio headlines. Plus a chat with MCR Live stable mate Tom Cheesewright about his Book Of The Future podcast and an interview with Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor ahead of his upcoming St Michael’s gig

Discover Your New Favourite. More www.silentradio.co.uk


Episode 2

A fine selection of the bands and acts hitting Manchester this week and making the Silent Radio headlines, including some reggae classics, blasts from past and the usual shits and giggles with Silent Vic, Simon, Adam & Max

Discover Your New Favourite. More www.silentradio.co.uk


Episode 1

This week’s special guest is Duncan from Dutch Uncles – we cover such bases as football skills (or lack of), hot air balloons, therapy, blazers and dad prog rock.