On The Riffs
On The Riffs

A series of specialist music shows produced for BBC Radio Orkney. The monthly programmes showcased the very best in blues & rock music with an emphasis on new releases. The shows also featured some of the best local musical talent to emerge from the Orkney islands. It ran for 2 seasons during 2013/14.

Kenda Nagasaki (Season 1 Episode 4)

The first programme of the new year features an interview with and music from Orkney based contemporary rock band, Kenda Nagasaki. Plus, tracks from Chickenfoot, Monte Montgomery and Jethro Tull, as well as brand new music from The Mighty Mojos…

No Soond (Season 1 Episode 3)

On the last edition of the show in 2012 we’ve got tracks Tony Spinner, Julian Sas, Saint Jude, Led Zeppelin, The Who and AC/DC. Also on the programme, in the week that young Orkney based folk outfit, ‘No Soond’ release…

Jack Scott & Ten Tonne Dozer (Season 1 Episode 2)

This month’s programme features music and interviews with Jack Scott, a young singer/songwriter from Orkney; and Ten Tonne Dozer, a metal band from Shetland. Plus, new tracks from Aerosmith, Robert Cray and Joe Satriani, Orkney’s top 10 chart rundown and…

The Vagabonds (Season 1 Episode 1)

The first edition of my new blues and rock programme for BBC Radio Orkney features an interview and music from local band ‘The Vagabonds’, the Orkney top 10 chart and the live music gig diary. Also in the programme; brand…