On the RockIt Scientist on Mix93.8fm last night: Wild Turkey, Caravan, Wishbone Ash, Savoy Brown, Chicken Shack, Mel Botes, David’s Confession, Laura Hollie, Murky Red, Lana Lane, Slamer, Thunder, Pride Of Lions, Talon, Gotthard, Doro, Demon, Band o’ Gypsys, Human Instinct, Stray, Stone Machine, Gov’t Mule, Krash Rover, Pipedream, Big George & The Business, Strider, Kamchatka, UFO, Victory, Vengeance, Mott The Hoople, The Tubes, Grobschnitt, interview with guitarist / songwriter PETER HANMER, and special feature on URIAH HEEP (just to whet your appetite for today’s gig, at the MIELIEPOP FESTIVAL!!). Next week’s special feature will be on DEMON (their new album is AWESOME!). Thanks for tuning in!! (www,mixfm.co.za). Oh, yes – don’t forget that MEL BOTES will be performing his fantastic ”Flight Of Bird” album at the Atterbury Theatre in Pretoria on Monday, 29th October!
On The RockIt Scientist on Mix93.8fm tonight, special feature on URIAH HEEP, who are appearing at the MIELEIPOP FESTIVAL tomorrow. The festival starts today, and there are a host of great SA bands / artists playing, through to Sunday, including HOWLIN’ SHIBANSKI, SMOKING MOJOS, DAN PATLANSKY and many others. Check out the MIELEIPOP website for more details. I will be in the studio from 7pm tonight, introducing you to BENJY MUDIE, who will be taking the 6pm to 8pm slot on Mixfm, as from next Friday 02 November. Streaming via www.mixfm.co.za or www.tunein.com. TUNE INNNN!!!!!
On The RockIt Scientist on Mix93.8fm on Friday night: Interview with great SA guitarist Werner RokStarr (at around 8.15pm). Special feature (between 9 and 10pm) will be on DAN PATLANSKY, one of South Africa’s true musical treasures, and one of our best blues/rock guitarists! Dan will be appearing at the MIELIEPOP FESTIVAL next weekend (27th Oct), together with a host of other great SA acts. Headliners, of course, will be none other than URIAH HEEP, who will be featured next Friday night. As always, I will also be sharing the usual MIX of blues, metal, classic rock, etc etc, with you. Starting from 7PM (instead of 8PM) tomorrow night (just for the month of October – don’t forget that BENJY MUDIE, one of the country’s most respected music fundis, will be joining Mix93.8fm, from November, his show being 6pm to 8pm on a Friday night). Thanks to you, the listener, our “little” community radio station is really going places! From all of us at Mix93.8fm – thank you for your support, and encouragement!! Streaming via www.mixfm.co.za, or www.tunein.com. TUNE INNNNN!!!!
I will be starting my RockIt Scientist show on Mix93.8fm at 6pm tomorrow night, instead of 7pm. I will be interviewing Midi from The Howling Shibanski, who appeared at last week’s Durban International Blues Festival, at around 7 pm. I will also be talking to Grant Tregellas, the highly regarded, talented and respected guitarist known for his Doris Day covers (only kidding!!), at around 8.15pm. If you want to know what the special feature is between 9 and 10, don’t ask, as it depends on whether or not the new Demon album arrives in the post tomorrow! Failing that, I’ll think of something……..maybe Marshall Tucker Band, or Molly Hatchet, or Max Bygraves (yeah, right!), or Blackfoot…… tune in and see (hear!). Streaming via www.mixfm.co.za. See you then!!
I will be starting my RockIt Scientist show (on Mix93.8fm) an hour earlier (from 7pm, to midnight) tonight. Apart from the special feature (between 9pm and 10pm) on the mighty APRIL WINE, I will be featuring new tracks from Laura Hollie, who has been supporting The Rockfest for a while now. Known more for her Country music, these new rock songs will blow you away! Streaming via www.mixfm.co.za. Tune in!!!
On The RockIt Scientist on Mix93.8fm this last Friday night: Interview with Des and Martin of Redhand Blues Band, who are appearing at the Durban Blues Festival this coming weekend. Also featuring tracks by Jericho Jones, Warhorse, Kansas Hook, The Invaders, RTZ, Off The Edge, Stone Axe, Earthless, Grand Magus, Marillion, Dokken, Doro, Lita Ford, Skew Siskin, Headpins, Mother’s Finest, Black Oak Arkansas, Hunger’s Mother, Driver, Slamer, Blue Cheer, Birth Control, Black Sabbath, Joe Satriani, Foreigner, Gotthard, Hookfoot, Chain, Golden Earring, Allies, Cuby & The Blizzards, Aunt Mary, Bedlam, Wild Turkey, Savoy Brown, Gary Wright, Ekseption, Keef Hartley Band and Crimson Chrysalis (who are having the launch of their “Crimson Passion Cry” album at Atterbury Theatre in Pretoria on Thursday night, from 8pm. Booking at Computicket).