Chat ‘n’ Charts

NEW SHOW … Want to know what goes on in our lovely town of Newport Pagnell while listening to predominantly top forty songs? Then join me, Mark Lombardo, on my show Chat’n’Charts where you get exactly that. A mixture of live guests and top forty hits all in one show! 5-7pm Saturdays mark@crmk.co.uk

Classical Insights

NEW SHOW … Starting 5pm Tuesday 12th December | Enjoy the world’s most beautiful classical music with Steven Garner every Tuesday. Hear the stories behind the music, the composers and their life and times. 5-7pm each Tuesday classical@crmk.co.uk

Sounds Of Brass

Born into a family deeply involved in the Brass Band movement since 1963, and in his early years brought up in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area, Chris Johnston was a member of several Mineworkers Brass Bands, such as Cresswell Colliery, Rossington Colliery, Dinnington Colliery, and Thurcroft Colliery. Eventually Chris settled many years ago in Milton…

Everything Is Tuesday

Join Pete and John every Tuesday afternoon between 3 and 5 for an electric mix of Soul, Motown and Reggae. Pete is our Reggae man, and John will be playing a mix of Soul and Motown. If it’s a good tune we’ll play it. The sounds we play will be interspersed with interesting information, related…

Meet the Grumpy Old Men

They are men with a passion … and they don’t mind voicing their opinions. They are … The Grumpy Old Men! Tune in from 8am until 10am every Saturday morning and join in the debate. What began with a few gripes and moans on an occasional Saturday morning has grown into a lively, full blown…

Thia’s Chatty Charity Show

Thia’s Chatty Charity Show will focus on the 80 or so charities and voluntary organisations in MK, some well known and some lesser known. A show for all age groups, with chat interspersed among a variety of music – classical, folk, jazz, pop, unknown artists, some live and also guest choices. Conversation will be informative,…

Musicology

Musicology, an open format show with your Trini/Canadian host in the UK. Expect a wide range of urban and Caribbean influenced music that isn’t your typical top 40.  Class is in session with DJ 101, Thursdays 9pm GMT / 5pm UTC. DJ101@crmk.co.uk

The Retro Music Show

Thursdays 2 – 4pm: The Retro Music Show, a collection of some of the best music from the last fifty years including rock, pop, soul, blues and everything else as well! Featuring “What’s on this Weekend” with information on some of the best live music in and around Milton Keynes. Also from time to time…

Between Two Worlds

Monday 8pm through to 11pm.  From the giants of the musical genre known as progressive rock through to little known one album bands, Kev Slaymaker takes you on a progressive journey from the late 1960’s to the present day. To date over 900 bands from 70 countries have been played on the show highlighting the…

The Groove Lounge

A show dedicated to followers of all things Marc Bolan, T.Rex, Tyrannosaurus Rex, John’s Children, plus those influencers of and influenced by the same. The show contains a David Bowie spot and Punk spot as well as 70s tunes.  Tune in 7-8.30 on Wednesday evenings.

In Session – Robin Elliott

Robin Elliott visited CRMK to record an exclusive session for the Garden of Earthly Delights performing covers and some of his own songs in the folk tradition, for inclusion on the following Friday’s show (8th December). Robin is currently touring with Jeremy Tuplin.

The Invisible Folk Club

The Invisible Folk Club aims to build a folk club on the internet – a virtual folk club, a digital folk club, an “invisible folk club”. Run jointly by Steve Yarwood and Jon Bickley, we publicise gigs and appearances by artists who have taken part in Invisible Folk Club podcasts and events.  We love people…

Transmitter Down

The transmitter is down, and the airwaves are about to be taken over by all variety of weird and wonderful sounds. Indie, Alternative, Post-Rock, New Wave, Jazz, Psych, Goth, Krautrock, Electronica, Punk, Industrial Noise, and all the many varieties of the Avant-Garde, from all over the world, will be sharing a new home every Friday…

Roots, Soul and RnB

A blend of vocal reggae, both old and new with some RnB / soul mixed in. The show will include interviews, the latest music news and what’s on in and around the area. Presented by Erica Gordon, Saturdays between 7pm and 9pm. erica@crmk.co.uk

Sunday Roast

Sunday Roast from noon til two gives a variety of music and some chat in a relaxed atmosphere with Martin and Mailis. Rock, Pop, Cheese, Weird, Metal, Classical, you name it we might play it. We are both big consumers of many sounds so join us for a Sunday feast.  Jazz and Brussel sprouts are…

Decades

Where were you in 1979?  Or 1988?  Was 2003 a special year for you?  Charlotte and Dave present ‘Decades’ – the show that brings you music from the 1970s to the present day.   Tune in on Saturday mornings between 10 and 12 to listen to some great music with added nostalgia. decades@crmk.co.uk

In Session – Jeremy Tuplin

Singer-songwriter Jeremy Tuplin arrived for an exclusive session in the Garden Of Earthly Delights playing songs from his debut album ‘I Dreamt I Was An Astronaut’ out now on Folkwit Records.  Candid lyrics sung in baritone with an acoustic guitar backdrop, these tracks are feet on the ground, head in the stars and lovely to listen to.

Live In Your Living Room

Paul might be the wrong side of 30 and has had an MK postcode since 1974, but he knows a good tune when he hears one! Music from any age and genre, if it sounds good, it’s in. Join him every week for his thoughts, opinions and the latest news from Stadium:MK. paulharris@crmk.co.uk    …

Wireless Warbles

DJ Ian Morton rises to the challenge of playing as many great tracks as your ears can hold in an hour of musical entertainment. Vintage Rock and Pop ranging from The Beatles and The Who through to current faves via The Buzzcocks and The Undertones as well as lesser known artists. warbles@crmk.co.uk

Doc Rock

Presenter and retired GP Andrea K will be playing a variety of sounds, mostly seventies rock and RnB, and including comments on current health issues with the emphasis on staying sane in a mad world. Guest interviews with professionals ‘in the know’.

MK Today

Every Friday from 10am join Mike Barry and the team for a two hour Magazine show featuring life and events in and around Milton Keynes. mike@crmk.co.uk

Eclectic Plectrum

The Eclectic Plectrum is hosted by Hugh Davenport – a show featuring some of the best folk-rock, guitar-indie, old or new and local (or not so local) unsigned artists… and beyond! As well as guests in the studio, Hugh will be braving the local music scene and reporting back (if he makes it back??) With…

Allsorts Weekly Showcase

Join me, DJ Digital, as we celebrate a different genre every week. Let’s play classic tunes from over the decades and the ones that got away. From Ska … to Electro pop, to the Punk era and hey, why not one week a little Rock ‘n’ Roll? No stone is left unturned as we dig…

The Garden of Earthly Delights

The Garden of Earthly Delights is hosted by Shane Quentin,  CRMK’s longest broadcasting DJ since 1991, every Friday between 10pm and midnight.  Famed for eclectic mixes and audio mischief.  Hosting one of the first sessions with Grimes, guesting Cat Power during the 90’s, numerous exclusive sessions and mixes from Mister Scruff to Cinerama, to interviews with…

Crossroads & Bridge

Cross the bridge and there is the cross road, take any path to discover new delights: enjoy those from where we have just travelled. Join me as I explore new and enjoy classic sounds in a programme that has no boundaries. The only rule it must have a point, or maybe not. My choice, your…

The Little Saturday Music Box

For those that like to venture from the well worn path and cannot wait until the weekend to satisfy their desire for uncommon sounds, help is to be found in here. A midweek stepping stone, showcasing an eclectic collection of music without frontiers, carefully compiled for your enjoyment. Whatever the year, no matter the genre,…

Rock On

Rock On with Dale Nathan, local musician, songwriter and lead singer with rock band, Mother’s Ruin.  Dale looks forward to sharing his life experiences and musical journey through rock music with you from the early 70’s to the present day. There’ll be some amazing true stories and he’ll unashamedly name-drop famous people along the way….

Ground Control

Ground Control is a pot-pourre of musical genres ranging from Jazz’n’Blues through to rock, the classics and everything in between. Join presenter Paul Alexander for a musical extravaganza which is bound to meet with all listeners’ tastes. paul.alex@crmk.co.uk  

Hit or Miss

Sit back, relax and enjoy two hours of nostalgia on Sunday morning between 10 and noon. Mike Barry will take you back in time to the 50s and 60s and maybe later with music that will bring back memories. You can also request your favourite, or make a dedication to someone you love.

The Gospel Show

The Gospel Show is a weekly menu of sumptuous gospel music, comprising a mix of the contemporary, urban and traditional styles from the UK, US and other parts of the world. Fronted by former BBC Three Counties presenter, Howard McCalla, he brings you regular guests and interviews with featured artistes. The show promises to be…

Oh Snow, Radio!

10th December 2017: Due to heavy snowfall here in the middle of England, some shows may have been affected – our brave presenters did their best to make it to the studio, put out a great show, and hopefully take a nice photo of the studio with it’s snowy topping!

CRMK – Radio for Milton Keynes and beyond

CRMK provides studio facilities for keen radio enthusiasts in the Milton Keynes area to become involved in producing a wide variety of shows.  The station broadcasts online to listeners locally and worldwide. After the lease for their previous premises ran out, the dedicated group of CRMK presenters finally found their forever home – a disused former…