Gareth Williams

I was born in 70s Brentwood and inherited my love of music from my parents. Over 500 gigs, 14 Glastonburys, and countless music purchases later, the passion remains.

I became involved with promoting live music, and also briefly running a small label, WET Records with 2 friends many moons ago, and it was an interview with Phoenix about the label that piqued my interest.

I joined the team as the Sunday Morning Breakfast Show presenter in January 2017, where you can hear 3 hours of just about anything good from 7am every week.

You can also find me presenting Indie Schmindie, 2 hours of Indie, Alternative & Rock from the 80s, 90s & 00s, and all of my previous shows can be found here.

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Recent posts from Gareth

Indie Schmindie – Show 62

There was a rumour going around that it was my birthday… and what better way to celebrate than with another read more

Sunday Breakfast Show – 11/07/21

The day of the final… The Specials – Enjoy Yourself (It’s Later Than You Think) Erasure – Don’t Say Your read more

Indie Schmindie – Show 61

A football song? On this show? Surely not! Well, yes, there was. Just one, and it was still from an read more

Sunday Breakfast Show – 04/07/2021

This Sunday, the voices stating “it’s coming home” were getting louder…. ABBA – Lay All Your Love On Me Nothing read more

Indie Schmindie – Show 60

July came, football mania was through the roof, and as it was summer, it rained. Lots. But we were here read more

Indie Schmindie – Show 59 – Glastonbury Special

I should have been in a field in Somerset on Thursday, but as Glastonbury wasn’t on this year, we gave read more

Sunday Breakfast Show – 20/06/2020

We interviewed Benjamin Francis Leftwich, (you can listen to that here we talked about the Euros, we talked about other read more

Benjamin Francis Leftwich Interview – Sunday Breakfast Show

Benjamin Francis Leftwich’s fourth album comes with a heavy title: To Carry a Whale. “It’s an observation on what it’s read more

Indie Schmindie – Show 58

Another 2 hours of simply marvelous 80s, 90s & 00s Indie & Alternative.  Listen again here – My Life Story read more

Sunday Breakfast Show 13/06/2021

Years & Years – Starstruck (Kylie Minogue Remix) The Institutes – I Just Can’t Keep Myself From Loving You Hall read more

Indie Schmindie – Show 57

Long hot summer days are with us at the moment, and to finish a great day, we played you more read more

Indie Schmindie – Show 56

A hot evening in the Phoenix FM studio saw us usher in the month with the longest day, with the read more

Sunday Breakfast Show – 06/06/2021

We celebrated Pride month with some of the best artists from the LGBT+ community, alongside new songs, news, sport, travel read more

Sunday Breakfast Show – 30/05/2021

This week you heard – Sophie Ellis Bextor – Murder On The Dancefloor Talk Talk – It’s My Life Bizarre read more

Indie Schmindie – Show 55

If Indie is your thing, this show is for you. 2 hours of Indie & Alternative from the 80s, 90s read more

Sunday Breakfast Show – 23/05/2021

3 Hours of brilliant music from the 60s through to new releases alongside news, sport, travel, entertainment, and anything else read more

Indie Schmindie – Show 54

Simply 2 hours of the finest 80s, 90s & 00s Indie Alternative. It doesn’t get much better than that. The read more

Sunday Breakfast Show – 16/05/2021

The Brits.  Pubs opening. Sport. News. Travel. Rain.  All present and correct.  You heard – Queen – Don’t Stop Me read more

Indie Schmindie – Show 53

Phoenix 98 FM on a Thursday night is the place to come for all your Indie goodness, with 4 hours read more

Sunday Breakfast Show – 09/05/2021

Another 3 hours of brilliant music, news, sport and travel, alongside entertainment news and local updates Livin’ Joy – Don’t read more

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