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Welsh Mod Goose
December 08, 2017 03:11 PM PST
The Loose Goose is back! This one features an in-depth interview with music journalist, Claire Mahoney. enthusing about music, Wales, journalism and her forthcoming book: Welsh Mod - Our Story.
Claire would like to dedicate this edition of the Loose Goose to her friend and BBC Radio Wales colleague, the much missed Alan 'Thommo' Thompson.The Goose goes for a gander at 45 RPM!
June 16, 2017 05:20 PM PDT
Imagine our surprise, we turn up for the show and the studio has gone!! What could we do? Take a listen to find out. This show features a whole load of Weller-inspired 45 RPM singles, a trip around the Atrium, Cardiff and a toilet stop...Mojo Goose
May 16, 2017 01:12 PM PDT
Here is the latest Loose Goose Radio Show. I am again joined by Dr Peter Jachimiak and our special guest is writer and music lover, Tony Beesley, talking to us about his latest hardback 'Mojo Talkin'. The show features plenty of mod tinged music...A tribute to Joni Sledge
March 12, 2017 02:29 PM PDT
This edition of the Loose Goose Radio Show is dedicated to the memory of Joni Sledge. I had the absolute pleasure of interviewing Sister Sledge, at Red Dragon FM, during the early 90's. I loved meeting the sisters, an unforgettable night. Here is an edited version of the show, on which my guests reviewed new releases and, on this occasion, ate pizzas! God bless you Joni and thanks for the music xxThe Goose goes Punk!
December 22, 2016 01:30 PM PST
To coincide with Punk hitting 40 and the recent release of the Cherry Red compilation 'Action Time Vision', the Loose Goose team have temporarily hung up their Parkas and donned binbags...
Our special guest is Paul 'the Punk' Garner and the show is dedicated to the memory of Robin Rahn.A Momentary Goose
July 15, 2016 05:06 PM PDT
The Moment are heading for the UK to play a few long awaited gigs with a few new ones ready to unveil. Dr Peter Jachimiak and Steve Johnson caught up with the main man, Adrian Holder to look back on his finest 'Moments'...The 'Truth' about Dennis
February 21, 2016 07:03 AM PST
I am once again joined by Dr Peter Jachimiak for another special edition of the Loose Goose!! This time we talk at length to Dennis Greaves, former frontman with The Truth and Nine Below Zero. We look at the career path of the ultimate musical chameleon and play loads of great music along the way.
This edition is dedicated to the memory of Pixi Morgan, singer, songwriter, eco-warrior and Cardiff legend xA Mod Masterclass - Goose on the loose...
January 22, 2016 04:38 AM PST
Welcome to a very special edition of the Goose, recorded on location at the Atrium, University of South Wales. This one revolves around an interview with the two fabulous musicians; drummer Steve White and Bassist Damon Minchella and includes music they recorded with The Style Council, Ocean Colour Scene and The Family Silver amongst others. We loved doing this one!A Christmas Ghost Goose
December 03, 2015 08:20 AM PST
This one features an interview with the fabulous musician, Matt Deighton (from The Family Silver) and includes a Christmas playlist like no other, including The Ivy League, Kate Rusby and the King's Singers! Dr Peter Jachimiak joins Steve Johnson to work through the contents of his Christmas sack of memorabilia and relate the stories of the ghosts of Christmas past...The Quad Goose
November 09, 2015 05:00 AM PST
Join us as we celebrate the iconic Mod movie, Quadrophenia, set to be re-staged as an immersive cinematic experience in the near future. We give you not just a fantastic (and surprising...)playlist but also an exclusive interview with Gary Shail, who played Spider in the original 1979 movie.
This show is dedicated to the memory of the much - loved Cardiff musician Mark Humphries x
Monthly late night radio show for adults who love their music and have a sense of humour. Gtfm 107.9 and www.gtfm.co.uk 10pm to midnight, first Thursday night of every month
Steve Johnson is a stalwart of radio. His background encompasses BBC and commercial radio, and his talent for broadcasting has never been given so much freedom as it has on the Loose Goose. Background Steve was born in Wales to a small family of foxes, who raised him as their own. Finally, after being chased by huntsmen in the late 90s, Steve decided to leave the comfortable hole in the ground which had been his home and try for a career in the big, mysterious outside world. Attending catering college, Steve narrowly missed out on praise for his Boeuf Crout and Lobster Bisque, thanks to an interfering coroner. After leaving catering college, again pursued by huntsmen, he decided his future lay infront of a microphone. He applied for a job with BBC Wales, and was accepted as third Presentation concubine. This was a role he kept for a couple of years, until a regular presenter was rendered incapable of speech because of a surfeit of muffins occupying his mouth. Steve leapt in and presented the most wacky, way out, humour filled and original broadcast the station had ever had, which lasted a mammoth three hours - although this was later viewed as somewhat long for a traffic bulletin. After leaving BBC Wales - again slightly faster than the pursuing huntsmen - he joined the commercial sector and was for some years in charge of Laundary FM, the station which serves all the local laundaries throughout the South East Wales transmission area. His brief was to keep his chat to the issues concerning laundary and dry cleaning, and under no circumstance to mention Mongolian BatsMilk Cheese. However, as time passed the lure of mentioning the cheese became too much, and after a much publicised on air breakdown, Steve built a small fortress inside the gents toilet (out of what it is still unclear) and proceeded to do a broadcast lasting some twenty three days, when he also provided the music on his washboard and portable Bontempi organ. Steve left that station sometime later and was employed by Dreadful FM, the station serving South Wales with trite superfluous nonsense interspersed with chart music. The station liner "Dreadful FM, We're FM Dreadful" was never more appropriate but it was here that Steve developed a large following, taking the station reach all the way to just over 7 listeners. Steve left there to work at GTFM, where he works with a fine, talented bunch of broadcasters, and oversees a winning combination of speech and music whilst still hiding from huntsmen. He enjoys good conversation, travel and vindaloo porridge,
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