From noon until 2pm was an "automated" non-stop music programme known as "The Rock Block"; overnight (midnight to 7am) was also automated. With the exception of Mark Gregory, the main weekday presenters would later be heard on sister service Real Radio (North East).
Keeping up to date with new releases and what’s popular, XFM really are a thought leader of radio in Manchester and one that every Mancunian has heard of.
Capital A station with pop music at it’s heart, Capital are high up in the Manchester radio scene.
In June 2009, the northeast frequency started relaying the Manchester 106.1 Rock Radio service with no local opt-outs.
In September 2009, Glasgow sister service 96.3 Rock Radio began to share some off-peak programming with 106.1 Rock Radio in Manchester, with live networked programming largely replacing voice-tracked local programming in outside-of-peak slots: only breakfast and drivetime are split, with the digital service taking Manchester's output during split programmes.
His career as a journalist, presenter, producer and director has taken him all around the world — he has edited motoring magazines, presented on a number of radio shows, been a producer on ITN and hosted a certain BBC motoring show.
Throughout the 1990s the 'boy Berry from Bury' took centre stage on Top Gear along with the likes of Jeremy Clarkson and Quentin Wilson until a format shake-up saw a change in presenters.
This is not a Wrong Way release, however it's so good you all need to hear it and buy it.
A real pleasure to help this 6 piece band out, who's live performances are not to be missed! "Psychedelic Rock & Roll, serial collaborators and tambourine breakers.
Stan ' The Man' Collymore brings you the fastest post-match phone-in after all the Premier League action.