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Never can say good bye

Never can say good bye

Rob Harvey April 19, 2014 0

As I’m a simple character, so was the show this Easter weekend, with some classic mind, and new tracks a plenty. Including one which aims to help support a Three peaks challenge event and

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Kickstart your eyes

Kickstart your eyes

Rob Harvey April 12, 2014 0

A marathon of a show…. well maybe not 26 miles worth, but lots of racy things and hot music stuff involved. We had new music from Torquay band Tourists and the latest single from

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Dusted April down

Dusted April down

Rob Harvey April 5, 2014 0

Despite all the gloom of the weather dust pollution, I managed a bright and breezy show, with more new music, from such people as Gary Numan, There was also few classics and  the odd

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Spring sounds forward

Spring sounds forward

Rob Harvey March 29, 2014 0

Is it summer yet, well the old clocks are going forward and it feels sort of summery…. so hmm, maybe its getting shorts and barbecue weather time. Now I avoided mentioning the Kate Bush

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Mirrored success

Mirrored success

Rob Harvey March 22, 2014 0

 Aw, back from my travels to IDES OF MARCH in Birmingham, with a corker of a show. Loads of new music and a few classics plus in the studio was Peter Steer from the

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Two for the price of one

Two for the price of one

Rob Harvey March 8, 2014 0

Love a bargain and this show had two for the price of one, as we had two phone guests- firstly chatting with John Lindqwister from the swedish band, Machinista. Then Tony Mayo from Naked

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Marching on

Marching on

Rob Harvey March 1, 2014 0

Yes, is your actual March already and though the weather is still being a tad odd, I didn’t let odd things effect the show- well none more the normal, with my mixed up electronic

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Orange Hearts aglow

Orange Hearts aglow

Rob Harvey February 22, 2014 0

Bright spring weather today and an artist on the phone with an Orange glow, as we heard from Spacebuoy frontman and leading light in Orange, Howard Moth. We chatted about the programme for making

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Burpday romance

Burpday romance

Rob Harvey February 15, 2014 0

Another Birthday done, now wiser as well as older…..then there is Valentines day shortly afterwards, so neither in that area. Still I had a romantic gift tip and some birthday thanks in the show;

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Burpday Cometh

Burpday Cometh

Rob Harvey February 8, 2014 0

Busy as a  bee today and with good reason, again we had new music and first airplays to enjoy along me withering on about snooze button injuries and a very special announcement, as part

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That’s Crazy Biesh

That’s Crazy Biesh

Rob Harvey February 1, 2014 0

Ok hands up,  I do love comedy clips and get carried away, and this week I was channelling  a message from Michael Jackson (aka Leigh Francis) and my favourite Dick Emery creation, Mandy. Music

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Kissing the Pink

Kissing the Pink

Rob Harvey January 25, 2014 0

Ending the 2014 January part of the year with a guest is always good, and this show we had Paul Humphries in the studio chatting about this new path of music for him and

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I can move any mountain

I can move any mountain

Rob Harvey January 18, 2014 0

On this weeks show I looked back briefly, at my mad last minute dash to Bristol, for the Sinestar album launch, and we get to hear from the band about euro-tour fun and we

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January, don’t go, don’t go

January, don’t go, don’t go

Rob Harvey January 11, 2014 0

Second Saturday show of the season and we had some new music and the odd classic tune. We had the first airplay of two tracks from the new EP from Eurasianeyes- Crisis. Debut track

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Hello 2014..BAAAAH!

Hello 2014..BAAAAH!

Rob Harvey January 4, 2014 0

Well it was the first Saturday show of the year for me and indeed top music was on the menu, with the usual mix of hits and classics along with new stuff from Low

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Unlucky 13 and 2014 dawns

Unlucky 13 and 2014 dawns

Rob Harvey December 29, 2013 1

As another final end of year passes, I liked to look forward these days but its only fair to also play the music of the year ending to speed us on to the next

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Don’t be Darth it’s CHRISTMAS

Don’t be Darth it’s CHRISTMAS

Rob Harvey December 21, 2013 0

Twas the last Rob Harvey Saturday Breakfast show before Christmas and no body stirred…. well most had hangovers. Still I didn’t take that into account, because I decided to blast the top electronic music

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Spectacles, wallet and watch

Spectacles, wallet and watch

Rob Harvey December 14, 2013 0

As christmas draws near we get an extra surprise this year at Phoenix 98 FM, in the shape of our very own Christmas song, made by our Daytime presenters with the lovely Popettes….. -they

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New Substance of sound

New Substance of sound

Rob Harvey December 7, 2013 0

Wild and crazy weather this week and it would seem that was the theme for the show, as I rattle throughout great new music in time for special guests. Joining me for an exclusive

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Going dutch

Going dutch

Rob Harvey November 30, 2013 0

Twas my last show of November and that means it is the slipper slope to Christmas, so todays show we parked ‘That Track that Started it’ till the new year and instead we will

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Doctor Normal will see you now

Doctor Normal will see you now

Rob Harvey November 23, 2013 0

In case it hadn’t escaped your notice it was the big Doctor Who build up to the 50th anniversary, this weekend and so I could resist talking about this and the other Sci-Fi be

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Bedsit land my only home

Bedsit land my only home

Rob Harvey November 16, 2013 0

It may be cold out side but you have to get out there among it; so to speak, and I did that, as I travelled to Tufnell park to watch Automatic Writing play and

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The Better Subject

The Better Subject

Rob Harvey November 9, 2013 0

November seems to be flying away and we have more exclusive new music in the show again and the odd aspiring waffle from me- listen again via my Mixcloud >

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Who do you think you are

Who do you think you are

Rob Harvey November 2, 2013 0

Today’s little musical of fun was splashed with new music again with a few classic’s, and by classic, well I had a very special Doctor Who Montage, who just happen to be celebrating their

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Sympathetic city

Sympathetic city

Rob Harvey October 26, 2013 0

Great to be back after my jaunt last week to Birmingham, where there was a great little music event Synthetic City, with Among the Echoes, Johnny Normal and Spacebuoy. I met the author of

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The Last Astronaut

The Last Astronaut

Rob Harvey October 12, 2013 0

On today’s show we had a very special guest, we spoke to Martyn Bailey singer/songwriter and we talked about his brand-new album, Red sky supernova; which was selling rather well in the physical CD

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Always a good Reza to listen

Always a good Reza to listen

Rob Harvey October 5, 2013 0

In today’s show I avoid talking about my new 007 hair style, the fact I’ve never won decent money from the lotto, heard popcorn and Tenek back stage……plus we had Reza Uddin of Inertia

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Cause and Effect

Cause and Effect

Rob Harvey September 28, 2013 0

I always find it a joy to hear new songs and indeed reworks of songs, and today we had not just one but three reworks. I chatted to Tenek’s Peter Steer about work and

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iPad or paper pack

iPad or paper pack

Rob Harvey September 21, 2013 0

Well what a week a big launch for a big Computer company for geeks and obsessives everywhere, and a newsreader who confused one of their products for a pack of A4 paper. Still there

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Modovar darling….

Modovar darling….

Rob Harvey September 14, 2013 0

Modovar playing live on my show…. and playing Vince Clarke songs – what a belter of a show. Plus me talking about odd rain protection and hearing of a Special event with Modovar headline

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August stroller

August stroller

Rob Harvey August 31, 2013 0

As August draws to an end, I had a lovely walk along the coast the day before the show, which if nothing else blows those cobwebs away. As always we had some great music

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Bank that Holiday

Bank that Holiday

Rob Harvey August 24, 2013 0

Weather may had been typical for a UK bank holiday but that didn’t stop the music, and despite the fact I had issues with lighting at home today and got dressed in the dark,

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Not so far off

Not so far off

Rob Harvey August 17, 2013 0

Yet another busy show with a ton of Brilliant new music; which is very useful on a music show. Our ‘That track that started it all’ showed out our disco diva, plus we had

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Allo john gotta new motor

Allo john gotta new motor

Rob Harvey August 10, 2013 0

We chatted box sets today, Russian dance and the wonderful new reality show that brings selling cars and Towie together….sadly. Plus as per, brand new records, and a few classics. One of classic we

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Augustus Bloom

Augustus Bloom

Rob Harvey August 3, 2013 0

Blimey if it is August with all the mix weathered bags you would expect, talking of which this old bag brought a few mix bags of new tunes in the show again….plus some rather

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Wake up Harv machine

Wake up Harv machine

Rob Harvey July 27, 2013 0

A week off work led me nice and lovely, into a 3 hour jolly jaunt into a fine music selection; even if I do say so myself. We hand another Electronic track that started

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Hottie Extra

Hottie Extra

Rob Harvey July 20, 2013 0

What a scorcher it is, if summer was an rock god Amp, it would be set to 11 right now I’d say man. Luckily the air-con in the studio allows for a great show,

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Whicker wrap

Whicker wrap

Rob Harvey July 13, 2013 0

Blimey what a scorcher, as they say- weather was hot too….. None the less we had a great mix of music today and the odd exclusive from Alex Juno featuring Johnny Normal. Plus a

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Steer my Vivien Glass

Steer my Vivien Glass

Rob Harvey July 6, 2013 0

Love a show where the sun is fully shining on to….well through the windows anyway. This spurned me on for the need to play a nice mix as per…. with New tracks from Eurasianeyes

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Oh, me Bach!

Oh, me Bach!

Rob Harvey June 30, 2013 0

Red hot weather for once at Glastonbury and Wimbledon….and naturally around us too, which made it all the more delightful to hear from Tingle in the Netherlands, Naked Lunch and a Debut single from

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ZZ Strawberry

ZZ Strawberry

Rob Harvey June 22, 2013 2

It is the middle of summer, just wish someone would convince the weather of this….what a mix bag of wet and dry today had in shore. Still I was in the dry, and chatting

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Louis do you think you are

Louis do you think you are

Rob Harvey June 15, 2013 0

In today’s show, along with my ramblings I was marvelling at a story this week, of a con man who decide to check into a out of town hotel for 3 nights and pretended

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The Tomorrow People today

The Tomorrow People today

Rob Harvey June 8, 2013 0

Yet another jam packed music show today with quite a few new singles, from White Lies, Mooger and Go Yoko, plus three tracks taken from this years Creative session. Performed by Outset Ocarina. I

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BAS to reality

BAS to reality

Rob Harvey June 1, 2013 1

Our review of this year's electronic festival in Basildon

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Never mind the Tunnocks, here is Analog Angel

Never mind the Tunnocks, here is Analog Angel

Rob Harvey May 25, 2013 0

In Todays show, we were bless with the company of two members of Analog Angel, who hail from Glasgow- they came special down for my show. Ok, they didn’t but they spared the time

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Out of the Shadows

Out of the Shadows

Rob Harvey May 18, 2013 0

This week got better for poor old me as my little old flu bug seem to had got better…..which is handy as I’m going to need my strength for another big music event, this

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You may echo that

You may echo that

Rob Harvey May 12, 2013 0

Bless me was I a walking cold virus today…. all bunged up and chesty, still the show must go on..and lucky for my guest that was via a telephone This week I got to

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May oh my

May oh my

Rob Harvey May 9, 2013 0

Great to be back into the studio, after last weekend of April I spend at one of the best little music festivals to ever begin- I-SYNTH 1. Which held its first ever fore ray

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Sea of music for Only You

Sea of music for Only You

Rob Harvey April 20, 2013 0

If last week’s Phoenix FM Creative session wasn’t enough live Music, then this week we had a little more- in the shape of Modovar. The guys were in the studio and performed two tracks

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Modovar live at Phoenix FM

Modovar live at Phoenix FM

Rob Harvey April 20, 2013 1

Click here to listen again to the post set part of the interview: We welcomed Modovar back for their third Phoenix FM session this morning. Christopher and Glen have been very busy since they

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Orange space

Orange space

Rob Harvey April 14, 2013 0

Well it is often a busy show, but today had the added bonus of the Phoenix FM Creative sessions occurring- this is a mammoth event we organise for local unsigned bands/acts to come down

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The Big Sky in Theory

The Big Sky in Theory

Rob Harvey April 6, 2013 0

Easter behind us does not mean the end of treats, as more albums and EP seem to be on their way to us. So whilst the weather confused the music seems clear enough, especially

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Can you bank on Easter

Can you bank on Easter

Rob Harvey March 30, 2013 0

Blimey O’Reilly, it is that there Easter bank Holiday weekend… I’m still wearing the Christmas excess around my waist… Which is why I’ve tried to get back to some jogging- typically I’ve had one

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Basildon is sound – with BAS 2013

Basildon is sound – with BAS 2013

Rob Harvey March 23, 2013 0

Great hectic bundle of joy of a show this week, despite the snow flurries outside, I managed to open the float-gates to another hot potato of a show; which was just as well, as

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Weather with who?

Weather with who?

Rob Harvey March 16, 2013 0

This week i was away from the office on a Training course, to learn of all things how to teach….. well, plan a lesson. the real amazement for me this week, was in fact

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Tenek and party

Tenek and party

Rob Harvey March 9, 2013 1

Saturday Breakfast Show Love a busy show with good music waffle and guests, and today’s show was one of those. Well with that in mind we had some great mix of new music including

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March my words

March my words

Rob Harvey March 2, 2013 0

ROB HARVEY’S SATURDAY BREAKFAST SHOW. Love new singles, and we had a few juicy-ones this week- Alison Moyet is back with a free download and those Liverpool scallies SPACE, all have new material. You

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Basically Ride on….

Basically Ride on….

Rob Harvey February 23, 2013 0

Ah the end of half term normally means nothing to me, but you see I had spare leave to burn so I had to have the week off…groan I hear- well it was like

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horsing around

horsing around

Rob Harvey February 16, 2013 0

A week of being older- nee wiser, Yes it was my birthday this week and as I get older thy see, to get more low key. But then I was upstaged this week by

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Getting older but seldom wiser

Getting older but seldom wiser

Rob Harvey February 9, 2013 0

Its all going on today- Mud & Madness race and the Phoenix FM Quiz night after that; glad I’m just at the quiz….. after all it is my birthday on Monday and one has

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Feb o ray to Jet away

Feb o ray to Jet away

Rob Harvey February 2, 2013 0

Hooray is February – well its my birthday this month, so bit biased I guess…. had a chock block full of talent in the show today, new stuff by Modovar, as they have released

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Snow more I love you’s

Snow more I love you’s

Rob Harvey January 26, 2013 0

Seemed like a full week of weather this week- Snow to Sunshine…. but we made it through ah. I don’t know about you but I’m getting rather used to the week of snow we

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Snow way to be

Snow way to be

Rob Harvey January 19, 2013 0

Oh lovely, snow and ice…..well snow mostly. Idea for just listening to the radio in the warm to some…which is no bad thing when we had new songs from Mesh, Nouvelle Electro and Weak(end

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Bowies out

Bowies out

Rob Harvey January 12, 2013 0

Seems a slow week in the world of live music, however Ideal for David Bowie 66th birthday, as he released his 1st single in 10 years Even the video has been spoofed already…. enjoy>>

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Lucky 2013

Lucky 2013

Rob Harvey January 5, 2013 0

Happy NEW year to all – So, we are now in 2013 and looking forward to whatever it may have in-store… especially after the great events of 2012. I should be having my first

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Short n sweet

Short n sweet

Rob Harvey December 29, 2012 0

Last show for 2012, so I played as normal some of the great tunes of the year; in my humble…. plus a few new tracks as per… including this great 80′s vibe tune by

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Christmas boxed clever

Christmas boxed clever

Rob Harvey December 15, 2012 0

After my little weekend away, it was indeed a delight to be back in the Phoenix FM studio, and even more as the night before I was in Leigh-on-Sea, enjoying the latest event arranged

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December, Is Magic again………

December, Is Magic again………

Rob Harvey December 1, 2012 0

December is magic again, says a song from Kate Bush…..well I guess it can be,as we get to build up to a massive family get-together. Bust up are us….. Still we had a good

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Weird how it works so well

Weird how it works so well

Rob Harvey November 24, 2012 0

Busy busy bee….During the week I got to enjoy an up and coming band from Glasgow; who played in London- ‘Chvrches’. The three piece managed to fill a truly odd looking venue in Islington,

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Fireworks and wrapping

Fireworks and wrapping

Rob Harvey November 17, 2012 0

It is all very good people getting excited about Christmas, but what about Easter or pancake Sunday.. Still if it helps stimulate a financial recovery, ok. This week I finally got to see the

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November again, that what you swore the time before

November again, that what you swore the time before

Rob Harvey November 10, 2012 0

Getting ready for Christmas seems like everyone else’s plan- not mine thanks very much- bar humbug…lets get Movember out of the way and Then enjoy The Christmas Box…..plus loads more gigs. Had to post

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Halloween Behind you….

Halloween Behind you….

Rob Harvey November 3, 2012 0

Well I survived Halloween again this year, I did scare a few people thou…next year I will try wearing a MASK – boom boom. Its is me or are all the commercial seasons all

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Oh, its nearly Hallows eve

Oh, its nearly Hallows eve

Rob Harvey October 27, 2012 0

T’was very tricky to made a Breakfast show a little spooky or horror themed related, which was a shame as I fancied being part of the forth coming Hallowed-eve shizzle – hence my haunted

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Mid October malarky

Mid October malarky

Rob Harvey October 20, 2012 0

What a week I’ve had, things really do come back to bite you sometimes in this world…and strangely push you into new direction; not sure which direction yet, but that’s half the joy I

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RV’s back and there gonna be some trouble..

RV’s back and there gonna be some trouble..

Rob Harvey October 13, 2012 0

So good to be back in the studio, after my little weekend away on a course, suffice to say I missed the joy of playing great music and I feel I made up with

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Brilliant – you are..

Brilliant – you are..

Rob Harvey September 29, 2012 0

It seems clear that we have now finally seen the end of our little summer…..aww. On the bright side, we can enjoy warm nights and days in with good music – so no pressure

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The Box was trick

The Box was trick

Rob Harvey September 22, 2012 0

Busy Friday was had by little old me…..New phone, and I manage to see three bands at their show in Southend – at the Box. on the bill was Modovar, SineStar and Strangers. All

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Mid September madness

Mid September madness

Rob Harvey September 15, 2012 0

September is certainly a wash with madness, in the sense that I’ve noted Christmas items in some shops already…… Blimey, has summer shut up shop then, in commercial land. I don’t see how this

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Back to Skool

Back to Skool

Rob Harvey September 8, 2012 0

The joy of joys this week as the little ankle bitters return for education and that lends a little peace and quite for parents- Sadly the roads get ramped up as a result. I

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Back 2 Skool..

Back 2 Skool..

Rob Harvey September 1, 2012 0

As the six week holiday draw to a close, I can hear the crying of the kids, knowing school is almost in session, or is that the Teachers with dread, or the parents…..with Joy.

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August of of fun

August of of fun

Rob Harvey August 25, 2012 0

Oh we so love a Bank Holiday weekend……..well I do – Despite the weather planning its traditional sprinkling of moisture. Twofers today was all up to date with the Vaccines, as we played ‘All

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FRANKIE SAYS……..

FRANKIE SAYS……..

Rob Harvey August 18, 2012 0

Joining me today in the studio was Alan Mason, a volunteer from local Charity – Saint Francis Hospice, who is organising ‘Frankie’s Classic Car Fest and Family Fun Day. The event is a classic

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Take my Breath away…boom boom

Take my Breath away…boom boom

Rob Harvey August 11, 2012 0

Lovely end to a top week of sport with glorious summer sun…..such a surprise, in the melodic words of celebrated Belgium martial arts actor, Star of Expendables 2 and famed white sock wearer…. ‘Claude Van Damme- “Take

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On the way to Gold

On the way to Gold

Rob Harvey August 4, 2012 0

Ah, its the end of the first Olympic week, and it would seem, team GB is well on the way to a few more Golds.. and some how they seem to achieving this when

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Al gust of Olympian fun

Al gust of Olympian fun

Rob Harvey July 28, 2012 0

Hard to compete with Danny Boy; and his Brilliant Olympic opening ceremony aftermath, but I think we had a good show…. we had the last episode of The Lighthouse comedy, special remix tracs from

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Creative sound and chuckles…

Creative sound and chuckles…

Rob Harvey July 14, 2012 0

A bumper show today with lots going on…….we started the 6 week serial of a madcap radio-play ‘The lighthouse’ – which I’m sharing airplay with Breakfast with Bealey, on Sundays. Also in todays show, Phoenix FM

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Kicking off July

Kicking off July

Rob Harvey July 7, 2012 0

Starting July off with Sunshine, shouldn’t be a novelty, but it would seem, so as i was feeling melancholic I decided that ‘Twofers today would feature two from Nirvana – ‘In Bloom’ & ‘Lithium’ Its

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You can July on the weather

You can July on the weather

Rob Harvey June 30, 2012 0

Another month over and yet another day of mixed weather….sun n showers outside the studio. Today was Armed Forces Day, and so we doff our cap to our Brave men & woman, and as

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A ‘Superb’ Shine example….with Shiny Darkness.

A ‘Superb’ Shine example….with Shiny Darkness.

Rob Harvey June 23, 2012 0

What a packed show as usual, but today we had more live musically delights -this time from French Synth-pop band Shiny Darkness, who joined us for a live session…. ahead of their show in

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Shiny Darkness live at Phoenix FM

Shiny Darkness live at Phoenix FM

Rob Harvey June 23, 2012 1

Click here to listen to the whole interview and songs again: Click below to watch and listen to the session tracks: It was great to welcome French electronic band SHINY DARKNESS to the Phoenix

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A unique touch of Brilliance from ULTRAVOX

A unique touch of Brilliance from ULTRAVOX

Rob Harvey June 2, 2012 0

Today on this glorious Jubilee weekend we had the Brilliant joy of hearing all the new album tracks, from the long awaited album from Ultravox….Called ‘Brilliant’ – The album tipped to be the follow up

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May not be for long

May not be for long

Rob Harvey May 26, 2012 0

My last show of May, and what beautiful weather to have it on….scorching sunshine breakfast show – roll on the Diamond Jubilee June. More new music again today, one from ‘Father Tiger and the

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Live bands on the RUN.

Live bands on the RUN.

Rob Harvey May 19, 2012 0

A busy day at Phoenix FM today, as it was the start of the station legendary 24 hour caressive sessions event. From 9am Saturday till the same time on Sunday, the invited bands came

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Relight the BASII gig chat

Relight the BASII gig chat

Rob Harvey May 12, 2012 2

Nice little mix bag of musical items on today little show, as I had the pleasure of reliving the Basildon Synth Festival – BASII, with some of the interview I was lucky to do

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May we bank on it….

May we bank on it….

Rob Harvey May 5, 2012 0

Well, what a busy week and indeed weekender….Friday night in Basildon listening to Tenek, Modovar and Blancmange at BASII…..and another evening of more of the same today; Methinks I won’t stand so close to

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April’s an absolute shower, May BAS better….

April’s an absolute shower, May BAS better….

Rob Harvey April 28, 2012 2

Final weekend of April and with the drout on, and the rain falling like you wouldn’t believe, you maybe excused ironically , if I splash out the odd sarky comment.  I’ve been off sick

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My First Breakfast Ever!

My First Breakfast Ever!

Bob Simpson April 14, 2012 0

Whoo hoo! Very happy to have covered Rob Harvey’s Saturday Breakfast today. Such Fun! We heard the usual mix of great Phoenix FM music and looked at some local news stories and entertainment news.

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Nice Tenek you, Tenek you nice

Nice Tenek you, Tenek you nice

Rob Harvey April 8, 2012 0

Love a bank holiday weekend, good weather and one that has the hint of chocolate about it – not that I’ve had any of those…. still it is early. Joining me again the studio

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Aiming for Strange

Aiming for Strange

Rob Harvey March 24, 2012 0

Yet another yummy sounding show packed with great music, all to round off a really sunny spring week. An if that wasn’t enough, the show was excited even more by my special guest. Twofers

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Spring will eat itself.

Spring will eat itself.

Rob Harvey March 17, 2012 0

Hallo all, thanks for tuning in and indeed popping back to read my little blog. This spring malarky is being odd, nice sunshine and now dreary rain…. It had me all confused.  We played

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Arching into March

Arching into March

Rob Harvey March 10, 2012 0

Another week over and another weekend begun…this week I met singer Charley Bird at a family funeral; not the best venue.. but technically means we are related Lots of great new eclronic music again today, and

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The Eyes of March…

The Eyes of March…

Rob Harvey March 3, 2012 0

With a week of fairly bright spring sunshine, it really makes for a nice weekend, if only the rain would have not called… I can’t recall the last March starting so nicely…. makes me

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What it feels to be Spring..

What it feels to be Spring..

Rob Harvey February 25, 2012 0

Its almost Easter and yet the weather was of Summertime…. I can’t wait for the chocolate’athon during Easter, but I’m liking the warmth of Summer – luckily with the maltesers in the fridge at Phoenix

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“Settle down now”

“Settle down now”

Rob Harvey February 18, 2012 0

The hot seat is certainly getting comfortable in the new studio, here at the Brentwood Centre, and it’s only the second Saturday Breakfast show. I’ve just had a ‘half term’ break, so lots of

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House warming and Birthday DAY…..

House warming and Birthday DAY…..

Rob Harvey February 11, 2012 0

What a day… 1st show from the new  studio complex at the Brentwood Centre – Which I’m labelling the Phoenix Country House…. Amazing how a whole studio facilities was rearranged within 24hrs…. with only a

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Feb a dabba do

Feb a dabba do

Rob Harvey February 4, 2012 0

Freezing weather is upon us weather we like it or not; see what I did there… I’m so dry sometimes. Well, twas the last show in the Baytree centre Studio for me, and I

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“January, sick and tired you’ve been hanging on me”

“January, sick and tired you’ve been hanging on me”

Rob Harvey January 28, 2012 0

Blimey if it is not the end of January 2012….. how time has flown this month; soon be Summer – brings an old song to mind, by Pilot – ‘January’ ….. January by Pilot

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Running away with itself..

Running away with itself..

Rob Harvey January 21, 2012 0

Stone the crows….its almost easter and it is definatly like christmas is a distant memory. For there be so much to get on with in 2012, not just my up and coming birthday and

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Under starters orders…

Under starters orders…

Rob Harvey January 14, 2012 0

Two weeks into 2012 already.. time is flying and so is the race to get the Olympic facility online…. and also preparations for all the Queens Diamond Jubilee events. I wonder how Brentwood will

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Last one for 2011….aww

Last one for 2011….aww

Rob Harvey December 31, 2011 0

Well here we are, the last show for me for 2011 and what an amusing little year…. no review from me, as there are enough out there, So we simply enjoyed the great music

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Is it here – Chrimbo!

Is it here – Chrimbo!

Rob Harvey December 24, 2011 0

Christmas eve is finally here and don’t we all know it…aw..so great music and stuff to make us feel good. Well our sides are about to burst along with our poor old wallets –

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Hurry up and wait….

Hurry up and wait….

Rob Harvey December 17, 2011 0

The rush of Christmas is almost complete, so now we are almost at the ‘wait for it’ period. The big blow out and gift giving slips to one side into the real event…Hogmanay; well

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December is Magic

December is Magic

Rob Harvey December 10, 2011 0

Ah well, the Magic of December is on us and the madness of present shopping is in full effect…well for some. I’m likely to be in the dog house unless I get a wriggle on. So

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The most wonderful time of the year..

The most wonderful time of the year..

Rob Harvey December 3, 2011 0

Well I hope you enjoyed the show today, felt quite festive with the thought of all that Christmas shopping; albeit online – lazy I know. I did my best last week as I ran

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‘Go real ah’, in the Mist

‘Go real ah’, in the Mist

Rob Harvey November 26, 2011 0

I must be odd, as I really enjoyed the foggy morning this week……that maybe because I didn’t stand out in my Gibus Hat, frock coat and Ivory capped walking cain, as I strolled through the mist

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Brentwood Air Cadets fly buy

Brentwood Air Cadets fly buy

Rob Harvey November 19, 2011 0

What a busy show this week….. all the usual fun and frolics, plus Joining me in the studio today were members of Brentwood Air Cadet Squadron, based in Rose Valley- Cadet Corporal Jones and Cadet Ball, who gave

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Remember and reflect…

Remember and reflect…

Rob Harvey November 12, 2011 0

As we look to remember those who serve and had served in our Armed Forces this weekend, the show as always kept upbeat with all the music you have come to enjoy, and some

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Whiz band what a sound picture….

Whiz band what a sound picture….

Rob Harvey November 5, 2011 0

Well it is that time of the year again, where we create the effigy of an alleged ruff wearing terrorist, cart this bungle of rubbish around for a penny and then seek to explode

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Spook up your Hallowed Eve…..

Spook up your Hallowed Eve…..

Rob Harvey October 29, 2011 0

We are getting ramped up with events now, such as Divali, Halloween and Bonfire night, so hallowed be this weekend as we expect spooky going’s on; well just look at my hair cut –

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Hunt for Rob October…….

Hunt for Rob October…….

Rob Harvey October 22, 2011 0

Spooky as it may seem I had yet more great new tunes in the show…..and this week an odd tune from a guy called Goyte; his from Belgium and lives in Australia. and has

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Job lot of music…….

Job lot of music…….

Rob Harvey October 15, 2011 0

Well I hope I did my record bag justice today, as I have another handful of songs to be air for the first time..for Modovar from Basildon, and Frost from Norway, Low Tide Theory from Barnstable

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October’s Summer is a bygone..

October’s Summer is a bygone..

Rob Harvey October 8, 2011 0

It has been a funny old week, and now we are finally in a world we are used to, winter…oh ok, Autumn. Still, its nice to be in the studio as always playing great

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Indian summer to Eskimo winters…..

Indian summer to Eskimo winters…..

Rob Harvey October 1, 2011 0

As you know, I always open with a little comment on the weather…it may well  come as a surprise to here that apparently, following on from this late flurry of an Indian summer, we are due for blankets of

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September do you remember…

September do you remember…

Rob Harvey September 24, 2011 0

Another weird weather week over and a lovely little weekend to ponder – indian summer. Can you really believe it is almost time for Christmas shopping, no, nor can I and yet they are at it,

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Autumnal whimsy…I think

Autumnal whimsy…I think

Rob Harvey September 17, 2011 0

Another weird week of weather, sun and rain….. which is confusing me;  don’t know about you, is it cold or not, dry or wet. None the less music was a good as ever, with tracks old and new

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Taking time to talk to Tenek…

Taking time to talk to Tenek…

Rob Harvey September 10, 2011 0

Such the busy show…..all the usual flim flam and stunning array of music, along with a great little chat with the Peter Steer and Geoff Pinckney from the band Tenek; whom, fresh from a

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Elusive exclusive is finally here….

Elusive exclusive is finally here….

Rob Harvey September 3, 2011 0

After enjoying a short week; thanks to the last Bank holiday of the year, I was looking forward to this weekends show.  Especially as this week, we had the exclusive first airplay of  ’Elusive’, a track from

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Viva la weekend…..

Viva la weekend…..

Rob Harvey August 20, 2011 0

It appears V is for weekend..well just viva la weekend, if your not attending the annual V festival. Like me your be missing out on quite a who’s who of artists at the moment

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The Autumn of our Summers….

The Autumn of our Summers….

Rob Harvey August 13, 2011 0

Its hard not to mention or hint towards the upsetting events of last week, but for my part I must leave those kind of comments & discussions to the news people…….my shows all about music and

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Rob’s about…..

Rob’s about…..

Rob Harvey August 10, 2011 0

Join me this Saturday for all the usual fun and frolics…… Comedy Pick…. Live Gig Pick…… Events in Brentwood and Billericay….  Travel Updates Load of great new and long loved music

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August of wind…..

August of wind…..

Rob Harvey August 6, 2011 0

I’ve been loving the sunshine; well its hard not too, as we have to make hay why the sun shines, as they say.  As well as the usual features on my show, I’m now keeping

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Come back Summer all is forgiven….

Come back Summer all is forgiven….

Rob Harvey July 30, 2011 0

After a full week on the Drive time show, it was nice to get back into my comfortable pair of weekend shoes that is the Saturday Breakfast… thou for some odd reason I was

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Leave it out…….

Leave it out…….

Rob Harvey July 23, 2011 1

This weekend has a special feel to it for this time, as I’ve a week of lovely leave off work; well my day job. My plan was to lazy about at home and enjoy

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Is there an App for it??

Is there an App for it??

Rob Harvey July 16, 2011 0

I’ve quite the busy weekend, as after my show I have a little bit of community work for the afternoon and on Sunday, the big question is how will the weather fair….answer is WET..

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Robo bot…roll out!

Robo bot…roll out!

Rob Harvey July 9, 2011 0

Bonjour – Another wild and weather wallowing week has past, and not to mention the news press frolics…..enough said there. Twofers this week, looked at a band who I’ve had wanted to see live

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Mid Summer marvellous….

Mid Summer marvellous….

Rob Harvey July 2, 2011 0

This weekend I decided not mention the weird weather of the last week…but clearly as I write this I ‘ve failed, as the day started pretty warm and it would seem we are blessed with Sun….so

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Mud Festival of fun…..

Mud Festival of fun…..

Rob Harvey June 25, 2011 0

As some of us are aware, its the annual Glastonbury festival weekend, so the music in today show was choc full of artists playing there…. Knowing the good old british weather, I know where

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Are you a vet? Vet!, I’m soaking……

Are you a vet? Vet!, I’m soaking……

Rob Harvey June 18, 2011 0

Hello All, You would think that we would be banging on about the lovely Sunny June weather again, but we are spoilt for choices…That’s if your a gardener; Sun / Rain /Sun / Rain….. Lucky

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Trooping the Summer….

Trooping the Summer….

Rob Harvey June 11, 2011 0

Another week of a mixed weather, its left me feeling confused to whether it is actually summer yet or not, still it didn’t stop me trooping out the music. With lots events occurring today in and around Brentwood

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Hey its the fever of Summer…

Hey its the fever of Summer…

Rob Harvey June 4, 2011 0

Well, what a lovely day…twas quite warm in the studio and as the show progressed it was clear the day was destined to get better; weather wise. It also be came clear from a

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Hurrah for Bank Holidays…

Hurrah for Bank Holidays…

Rob Harvey May 28, 2011 0

I hope you enjoy the Last Bank Holiday of May……I can tell you deserve it, on account that I feel I do. Weathers always a mixed bag at Bank holidays, but we had been

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Not going Gaga, but could do any day now……

Not going Gaga, but could do any day now……

Rob Harvey May 21, 2011 0

Music and mirth were the order of the day….or was that Sounds and sarcasm, I can never decide. A head of Brentwood’s Race for life event, I recanted my 5 K run of last

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May springs forward…

May springs forward…

Rob Harvey May 14, 2011 1

I can’t believe the speed the days are going, we are what seems like, fully into May and its almost the summer…..Phew- having said that weather was a mixed bag today. Twofers today came

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The gold that is MAY and its extra holidays

The gold that is MAY and its extra holidays

Rob Harvey May 7, 2011 0

After the large amount bank holiday days off we now hold our breath for a few more weeks for another…well I will be. Having said that the joy of the warm spring wether is

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Get me to the Honeymoon on time

Get me to the Honeymoon on time

Rob Harvey April 30, 2011 0

With the sound of the Bells still ringing in our ears, from the Royal wedding of the decade, its time for another Saturday show. We debated where would the happy couple be going for

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Monday – Another Bank Holiday and I’m back in the studio to wake you up¬

Monday – Another Bank Holiday and I’m back in the studio to wake you up¬

Emma Sweeney April 25, 2011 0

Hello one and all, I need your help.  Ed Wellman and I are presenting the Friday Warm up to the Wedding and we need your wedding song suggestions, especially songs that you had for

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Will you Cry St George for a day

Will you Cry St George for a day

Rob Harvey April 23, 2011 0

St George’s day is here again and the push for having this day as a public holiday is at full tilt; ala St Patrick’s day. Naturally we like the idea, as its another day off work and all

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Be a good Egg this Easter……..

Be a good Egg this Easter……..

Rob Harvey April 9, 2011 0

Easter is almost upon us, and despite the period moving about as normal, its has the joy of schools on breaks and lovely Choccie eggs to stimulate all. In the show I tried not to drop

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No fool like an April fool??…..

No fool like an April fool??…..

Rob Harvey April 2, 2011 0

Well they say there is no fool like an old fool, well what if they are an April fool…. It happens every year on April 1st and people still get caught my some of

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Enjoying the 4th Burfday of the Phoenix

Enjoying the 4th Burfday of the Phoenix

Rob Harvey March 26, 2011 0

Four years ago Phoenix 98 FM took to the airwaves and hasn’t looked back; apart from to remind us of some great moments…….so the Saturday Breakfast show had the joy of being the first

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Saturday Breakfast: March 19th – Trust in charity….

Saturday Breakfast: March 19th – Trust in charity….

Rob Harvey March 19, 2011 0

The temptation to mention during the show,  the mere fact I’ve another week off work  was too great; but then I love to share my good news, and to make it even better we

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Pet Shop Ballet?

Pet Shop Ballet?

Rob Harvey March 12, 2011 0

This weekend’s ‘toofers’ was around the fact that the Pet Shop Boys are producing the music for a Ballet in the west end, so I thought why not play 2 PSB tracks – ‘What

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Pinch punch day five of the month

Pinch punch day five of the month

Rob Harvey March 5, 2011 0

The year seems to be flying along, we are almost at Easter and I’ve still got some sweets left from Christmas. Still one thing’s for sure we are having a busy time here..lots of

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Going Underground with the Cover Up

Going Underground with the Cover Up

Rob Harvey February 19, 2011 0

Well, we had a bit of a lively show……in the studio was the full complement of the band known as The Cover Up – A ska based band who have supported Bad Manners and

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The Birthday boy chills out

The Birthday boy chills out

Rob Harvey February 12, 2011 0

A much more laid back show was in order, as it had been my birthday the night before……age comes to us all. I had a quiet birthday but you shouild have seen the outragous

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Welcome to Sunny Feb, with lots of hot new band news …

Welcome to Sunny Feb, with lots of hot new band news …

Rob Harvey February 5, 2011 0

Twas quite a lively show for this first weekend of Fabulous Feb. Joining me was Lee Mayer from the band Weirdgear…….We chewed the cud on life, socail networking and the local music scene; particularly

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Food for the breakfast soul

Food for the breakfast soul

Rob Harvey January 29, 2011 0

The usual malarky of took place this week with a hint of hunfer, I really need to think about actaully having a Breakfast during my show, afterall it is Breakfast. Maybe someone local to

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Chilly in the City tonight…

Chilly in the City tonight…

Rob Harvey January 22, 2011 0

Hello guys, What a chilly Saturday, non the less we had a warm selection of music as always. I had an exclusive version of ‘Is Love’ by the White Lies, remixed by Stereolabs. Also

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Chuckle Along Your Saturday …

Chuckle Along Your Saturday …

Rob Harvey January 15, 2011 0

Hello Folks, been another slow week at the sharp end of 2011. We heard sillyness in local news around cutbacks and the possible lose or vital fire engine from Brentwood firestation; this is due

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First out of the trap in lane 98 …

First out of the trap in lane 98 …

Rob Harvey January 8, 2011 0

Well this week was the first non Christmas or holiday’esk show…..and as we dusted off the record box, we made efforts to avoid any Christmas hit lying around. My Comedy Pick for this week

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