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  • BackTracking Nanu Nanu & Unit 1 Studios Feature

    BackTracking Nanu Nanu & Unit 1 Studios Feature

      This Thursday evening, the 19th June, from 18.00 – 20.00 we will be broadcasting a two hour BackTracking feature delving into the “Alien Pop” duo of Nanu Nanu and the work currently begin explored at Unit 1 Studios in Rathgar. “Following the last three years of over 180 gigs in Ireland, the UK, Europe and the U.S.A, Nanu Nanu released Unit 1 as there debut album last year. Since then, the “Alien Pop” duo of Laura Sheeran as “Glitterface” […]

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  • Lovers of Life

    Lovers of Life

                                    Lovers of Life is a 4 part documentary series, which captures a snapshot of the Dublin Independent Music scene in 2013. At a time when the music industry worldwide is having to continuously change and evolve to keep pace with new technologies and online distribution facilities this series examines how young independent Dublin musicians are embracing this new musical landscape. This series meets the […]

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  • LIVE Traditional Music from the EU

    LIVE Traditional Music from the EU

    Stage times announced: Friday Night – Clasac – Broadcast live – 8 -11pm 8.00 – 8.30pm – Zoltán Szabó & Katalin Juhász – Hungary 8.45 – 9.15pm – Harzer Jodler Trio – Germany 9.30 – 9.45pm – Bidaia – Basque Country 10.00 – 10.45pm – Perfect Friction – Ireland Saturday Night – Unitarian Church 7.30 – 8pm – Perfect Friction – Ireland 8.15 -8.45 – Harzer Jodler Trio – Germany 9.00 – 9.30 - Zoltán Szabó & Katalin Juhász – Hungary […]

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  • The Grove Show

    The Grove Show

      The Grove show is hosted by Peter Gaynor and Lynne Kavanagh and broadcasts on Fridays between 10pm and 11:30pm. We will be playing music and bands that were played at The Grove and we will have ex members in the studio talking of their experience. TheGrove’s Cloudcasts on Mixcloud

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  • Backtracking Now

    Backtracking Now

    Backtracking on Dublin’s NearFM with Andy Flannery is a meticulously planned hour of chaos every Wednesday from 16.30 to 17.30. Loads of great tunes, mostly indie but always with a surprise or 2. Regular interviews and occasional feature’s with deadly local and international artists. Carefully chosen and reviewed songs and albums of the week, News, Gossip, Gigs, and noteworthy events and Birthdays from each shows day in music. Backtrackingnow’s Cloudcasts on Mixcloud

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  • Punk

    Punk

    Programme Name:  Punk Presenter Name: Paul Leonard “Stained glass in the morning, but only pint glass at night” How did you get into this kind of music? It’s a long story. I was into it from the start. I am the youngest of the family and I used to listen to my sister’s glam rock, so Punk was just a natural progression What’s your own favourite band? Impossible to say, but I give you four: the Clash, The Fall, The Gun Club and […]

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  • Sunday Afternoon Show

    Sunday Afternoon Show

    Programme Name:  Sunday Afternoon Show Presenter Name: Dara Duffy What attracted you into presenting a magazine programme? I love the mix of music and chat. I try to keep it as lighthearted as possible – nothing too serious for a Sunday afternoon! How do you select the items of information for the programme? I surf the internet for funny news stories and I’m a bit of a telly addict so I include highlights of the TV week ahead. How do […]

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  • Near's Golden Years

    Near's Golden Years

    Programme Name: Near’s Golden Years. Saturday 8.00am – 9.30am (Repeated Wednesday 6.30am – 8.00am) Presenter Name: Dave O Connor How did you get involved with Near ?: I’ve been presenting programmes since 1985. yes, I really am that old! I started off in the pirate days (North Dublin Community Radio), making youth programmes. Spent 10 years at Beaumont Hospital Radio, but at heart I was a community radio fiend. Since 1995, I’ve enjoyed many hours, making programmes, both music and […]

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  • Music Mix

    Music Mix

    Programme: Music Mix When: Thursday 4.30 PM Presenter: Andrew Reid What genre’s of music do you play? Well, most, from traditional Irish to Rock, 60’s stuff, 70’s, disco , chart, 80;s. A lot of the time it depends on the mood I’m in. I really take it as it comes to me, but I think there is something there for everyone. I also do request’s if I’m asked. How long have you been with Near fm? Five years. I started […]

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