Schedule – 19/02/18

Hello, Hello!
Tune in today for ALL this at:
tworiversradio.stream

Let’s go! First we have Lunchtime Rush from midday till 1pm with Declan Minskip. It’s gonna be good, it’s gonna be loud!!
#thelunchtimerush #liveandloud

At 1pm the Podcast Poets are back with The Poetry Show – this week we are talking about FEAR . features Laurence O’Reilly and guest Neil Cathan. After that,  Alan will sit down with Becca Miles, SWB editorial assistant and LARP expert. What is LARP, you ask? Tune in and find out! Or are you afraid…..?

Between 2-3pm Fasil Desmash‘s show Black York will focus on issues relating to the BAME community in York. This week we have a special interview with Imam Abid Salik of York Mosque!

From 3-4pm the Soul Man himself, Mr. Paul Coull will be caressing your ears with the very best his best choice of  #SoulMusic.

4pm means it’s time for Upside Your Mind – more music from across the globe, from the present, past and the future! Music from the Tropics to warm us the hearts!

From 5 till 7pm we have Just Jessin’ About for you!
Live and loud in the Two Rivers studio

Plenty of exclusives and always funky, Just Jessin’ About is an appointment to listen for anybody with dancing feet!

Between 7 and 8pm it’s Music History 101:
Christian Greenwood presents the history of a classic band every month!

At 8pm we have Compost John’s Recycled Radio Show and will feature Ben Eyes, local musician and half of innovative duo Stocker / Eyes. He’s even got a track inspired by Monks Cross! This plus topical chat, should be a corker!

Two Rivers Radio is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to creating and broadcasting original #communityradio – By the people of #York, for the people of York, in the heart of York.

If you would like to get in touch to show your support for what our team of hard-working volunteers are doing; perhaps you’d like to get involved (no experience required) – please contact us here: tworiversradio@gmail.com

Alternatively, pop in and see us at our pop-up studio in the back room of The corner pin, Tanner Row, York. 🙂

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Schedule – 12/02/18

Good Morning York! Tune in for another
fantastic Monday with Two Rivers Radio:
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Ready, set, go! And from midday till 1pm, we will be with
Declan Minskip during Lunchtime Rush!  Happy hour to start off the day!
#thelunchtimerush #liveandloud

At 1pm the Podcast Poets are back with The Poetry Show – this week we are discussing the inseparable lovers: Politics and Blame. In the second half Alan will be joined live in the studio by John Wheatcroft to talk about newspapers, his first book Here In The Cull Valley, and his upcoming operetta, a work in progress being created with his wife Kay.

Between 2pm and 3pm, we have LGBT Hour and Jake Furby discusses issues that are important to the York LGBT community.

From 3pm till 4pm, it’s The Soul Hour, Paul Coull, as always, ready with great selection of music to soothe and relax the mind.

4pm and it’s time to warm up a bit to the Tropical tunes of new mix from Upside Your Mind !

Between 5pm and 7pm it’s another episode of Mr. Judge to You,
and brace yourselves for the Ultimate Battle of Two Centuries!
Declan Minskip  will be joining Mr. Judge at the Musical Battle Arena  that we shall set up at the Corner Pin Studio. We expect some helicopters again.

From 7pm it’s Music Through The Years. Join Stephen and Tracey Allan as they take you on on a musical mystery tour featuring some of the best songs from the last 60 years.

8pm is All that Brass with Kate Lock is going to talk about the UniBrass competition and will be joined by a special guest: Juliet Powell, one of the members of the 40-strong all-women brass band  #allthatbrass

9-11pm The Cowboys From Hell are going to be rocking the TRR studio ’til it shakes!  Tune in to join Steve Allan for some of the heaviest metal around.

Two Rivers Radio is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to creating and broadcasting original #communityradio – By the people of #York, for the people of York, in the heart of York.

If you would like to get in touch to show your support for what our team of hard-working volunteers are doing; perhaps you’d like to get involved (no experience required) – please contact us here: tworiversradio@gmail.com

Alternatively, pop in and see us at our pop-up studio in the back room of The corner pin, Tanner Row, York. 

www.tworiversradio.stream/

 

All That UniBrass

Wide ranging brass music show in which Kate Lock plays anything with horns!

On the show on Monday 12 Feb we’ll be hearing about Unibrass 2018 from Amy Pezet, a Unibrass volunteer and percussionist with University of York Brass Band.

Unibrass is coming to York Barbican this Saturday (17 Feb) and we will be playing pieces by last year’s winners, as well as a piece by Tubular Brass, which is playing the evening gala concert.

Also on the show we’ll have Juliet Powell, one of the members of the 40-strong all-women brass band that has been put together from bands from York and the East Riding of Yorkshire to mark York International Women’s Week by making women’s voices heard – through brass!
Kate will also be playing a couple of true brass band all-time classics – tune in at 8.00pm

Mr. Judge to You and the Ultimate Battle of Two Centuries

Oh wow,

Dear listeners, you are all in for quite a treat on tomorrow’s episode of
Mr. Judge to You!,  a gimmicky, gladiatorial, circus-like special.
Declan Minskip whose cheerful chipper you would recognize from Lunchtime Rush, will be joining Mr. Judge at the Musical Battle Arena  that we shall set up at the Corner Pin Studio.

Declan will chose a dozen tracks from this century, and Mr. Judge is to defend himself with a single Max Bygraves medley compilation album from the previous century… should be hilarious! Sort of a sort of community generational marry up for all sorts of subjects centered around music.
Who will be victorious?!

It’s going to be a little silly, it’s going to be very fun!
Join us at 5pm for this very special episode of Mr. Judge to You!

The Poetry Show and Stairwell Books Presents: POLITICS AND BLAME, followed by a chat with John Wheatcroft

John Wheatcroft at Cull Valley Book launch

On Monday, 12th February, The Poetry Show episode is “Politics and Blame” (brought to you by the Department of Redundancy Department). Following that, former newspaper columnist, now novelist and playwright John Wheatcroft joins us to talk about newspapers, his first book Here In The Cull Valley, and his upcoming operetta, a work in progress being created with his wife Kay.
John Wheatcroft’s debut novel Here in the Cull Valley, is a ‘why-dunnit’ beginning with three deaths in an apparent road accident. It unfolds through articles and features written in two newspapers, one of them a ‘national’ publication which exists only in the head of its dying protagonist.
Despite the engagingly eccentric format, Wheatcroft has produced a novel which also plays by traditional rules of character and narrative, and features a grittily realistic West Yorkshire setting.
John says: “The story came first – then the format. I set out to tell the tale of a more-or-less decent man who is destroyed by a consuming passion for a woman he doesn’t even like, and by his struggle with a troubled past.
“So Here in the Cull Valley is not a book about journalism. However, the format I’ve chosen and my own experiences on newspapers do give me an opportunity to provide a picture of life on a regional publication in an industry which is on the cusp of real crisis.”

Before John sits down in the Corner Pin, enjoy the Poetry Show episode about POLITICS ….and by that, we mean our culture of BLAME. Frankly the show will just write itself and then throw a tantrum.
What is going on? What happened? I thought that old arc of the moral compass was bending toward justice but it’s taking a detour out past No Rights Lane and down by Blame The Other Blvd. Srsly wtf. And I REALLY thought we were past all the so-called race hatred stirred up lately. Oh, MY.
Its everyone’s damn fault except the real villains! Blame refugees…. but not war mongerers. Blame the desperate but NOT those who slashed the social safety net AND taxes. When you cut taxes? You replace them with FEEs. As an example, in the USA, that’s become the loss of fire fighters in small towns, and the rise of VOLUNTEER fire fighters.. .who work for FREE. These guys can just go burn their arses off for free. Guy will hear the alarm and think “Oh no, I can’t walk out on yet another shift! I need the money! Probably another brush fire” and no, it’s a house. Or a fee for fire fighting services…. when GW slashed taxes, towns had to instigate Fire Fees and if you didn’t pay? They’d spray the neighbour’s house in case your fire spread, but not put water on your actual burning house. Yes. This happened in Ohio. Woman didn’t pay the $75. Her house burned down while the fire crew watched.
Here, we close hospital wards, throw the ill people out, then arrest them when they beg for food money, or sleep rough. We slash tax on the wealthy and then complain that scroungers are not working at jobs that aren’t easy to find. We blame incomers for ‘stealing’ jobs but you can’t steal a job, like stealing an election or dodging tax in offshore accounts. Jobs are given out, by the one in charge. Tune in to hear us talk about politics and blame.

Welcome to Two Rivers Radio – 2018!

We’re back!! After a skeleton schedule on Christmas Day and a 1 day hiatus on New Years Day – Two Rivers Radio is broadcasting again every Monday between midday and 11pm – live and loud from our pop-up studio at The corner pin.

Tune in from midday today for 11 hours or fantastic community radio. There are beats to lively up yourselves, words and melody to sooth your souls, talk and discussion to make you think and so much more beyond!

Listen live here: www.tworiversradio.stream (make sure to take a look at our shiny new schedule!)

Midday – 1pm – The Lunchtime Rush with Declan Minskip
#thelunchtimerush #liveandloud

1pm – 2pm – The Poetry Show hosted by two of the Podcast Poets Rose Drew & Alan Gillott
Today’s special guest in the second half of the hour will be Pauline Kirk
#poetry #poetrycommunity

2pm -3pm – Black York with Fasil Demsash
This is a brand new fortnightly programme for 2018. Fasil will discuss an interrogate many of the issues facing the growing multicultural, BAME community in the city. The show will be a celebration of our exciting diversity and how it will enrich York’s culture.

3pm – 4pm – Paul Coull returns with the Soul Hour
Expect a superb selection of soul classics, old and new from Two Rivers Radio’s very own #SoulMan.

4pm – 5pm – Upside Your Mind
Every week we bring you a fresh and uplifting mix from this sensational York DJ. A veritable mezze of beats, genres, melodies and dance-moves can be expected during this hour!

5pm – 7pm – Dave Harper & Steve Brooks a.k.a Catch A Fire
The City of York’s Reggae, Dub and Dancehall aficionados take over the Two Rivers studio with 2 hours of solid good vibes.
#MoreFiyah

7pm – 8pm – HMGW
Mark Chandler presents another edition of HMGW, which once a month brings together thrilling mix of local music and wrestling. Today his guests will be Jimbo Doomface Music & Dominic David Todd.

8pm – 9pm – Off the Radar
Another brand new show in 2018 – Nigel Daniel Finburg a.k.a Chalkie to Yorkie delves into the early days of Rock ‘n Roll. He’ll be playing ‘Off the Radar’ tracks from the birth of contemporary music until the modern day.

9pm – 11pm – Cowboys From Hell on #TRR
The Cowboys today will actually be the Cowboy as Stephen Allanis on his hols. Do not fear though as Jim Hornby (#BlackDog) will be in the studio bringing you the greatest, the loudest, the heaviest in rock and metal to close the day.

Two Rivers Radio is operated by a dedicated team of fantastic volunteers who give up their time to produce interesting, different, hyper-local and fiercely independent radio for the people of York.

If you would like to know more, would like to get involved or would like to show your support please visit www.tworiversradio.stream

To those of you that have been with us form the beginning, thank you. …and to those who have only found us today, welcome – we hope you will enjoy what we do and look forward to creating some wonderful radio for you in 2018.

#communityradio #York

Live and Loud (Nov 12th)

We did a fundraiser.  It was mint.  Here are some pics…

Big thank yous to everybody who came and who played on the night…

Paul Coull, Kid-B, Jez Russell, DJ SpinDub a.k.a Dreddy Chef, Kaya Band & Catch A Fire.

A huge shout-out also to Glenn Hewitt for spending all afternoon, evening and night with us capturing these beautiful images!  🙂   #blessings

Two Rivers Radio presents: Live & Loud!!

Welcome, one and all to a very exciting afternoon of tunes and good vibes brought to you by the Two Rivers Radio team!

Not only is this a fundraiser for Two Rivers Radio – and a live broadcast – but importantly it is our very own, star presenter, Declan Minskip’s 21st birthday!!! 🙂

He wants tequila, sambuca, the bumps and everything else – so be a part of it.

Expect live music from some of the finest performers in York.

Tap your feet and swing your friends to the insatiable rhythm of Electroswing with DJ Jezza.

Find yourself in need of a personal ice-bucket when CatchAFire start burning the soles of your shoes with reggae, ska & dancehall skanks!

Take part in the Corner Pin Conker Championship – only £2 to enter (Free for kids) – all money raised will go towards runing Two Rivers Radio – the City of York’s very own community radio station.

There will be drinks, fabulous music and good times to be had – so be there, or be….

…elsewhere.

Child/Family friendly until 7pm! 🙂