Mike Thompson

As well as targeting new music for Target Radio, Mike will be presenting a regular 'Beatleolgy Hour'
Delving into all things 'Fab Four' across their timeline and beyond. This will be passionate, fun and educational.
He also promises to do regular features on 'The Mods to Rockers', analyzing the transitional bridge many 'Mod' musicians have made to heavy rock stomping. 
Mike has work across four decades in public services and has a strong interest in criminal justice. 
An accomplished musician, collaborating with may local musicians and mainly popular 'Mod' bands Serious Chord Squad as lead singer and guitarist. 
Mike has been in love with his wife, Jools for the last forty years and we are proud of our three grown up kids, Jimi, Lindsay and Sophie and our two wonderful grandchildren, Nathaniel and Joni.Mike and his family live in ( A Yellow Submarine) docked in Walton-on- Thames with a cheeky Bichon Frise dog named Larry. 


Sean 'Cookie' Cooke 

Sean 'Cookie' Cooke has been broadcasting for a few years now. 
Sean first broadcasting job was within hospital radio before moving into community radio. 
Sean went to university to study broadcasting as a mature student and left with a fist degree with honers !!  Sean went on to state that this was so unexpected ! 

Sean has worked over thirty years as a mobile DJ and loves to perform to a live audience. 

Target Radio will bring a 'Road Show' experience to Brighton 2018 and will be looking to expand on this every year with more Road Shows. 

The Evening show with 'Cookie' starting at 6pm til 8pm, Monday to Thursday with the occasional Friday live show as well.
 
The show will play a mixture of old and not so old music from the Mod scene and will feature many unsigned bands and artists.
 
Watch out as Sean will often use 'Facebook Live' to broadcast in real time.
 
Sean enjoyed listening to presenters Kenny Everett, Chris Tarrant and Chris Moyles to name but a few.
'Cookie' will explore the second generation of Mod and other special shows with unsigned artists. The music, the clothes, the clubs and the scooters. 
Stories about Carnaby Street, The Grange and Brighton. TV shows such as Top of The Pops, The Old Grey Whistle Test and The Tube. 

Cookie will also explore the New Wave of music and this is proving to be a great show, with fantastic comments already! 

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Ben Phillips


The SkA 'N' B  radio show on Target Radio is brought to you by Ben Phillips.
Ben plays a mix of SKA, R'N'B, Soul and Reggae to keep you entertained on the show and is often joined by friends and special guests in the studio for Target Radio. Ben chats about the music and history behind each track and will try to cater for all tastes on his show with something for everyone. 
Ben Phillips is from Cambridge and if you would like a request played then contact him through our web site with your choices.



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Steve 'Tufty' Carver

Steve Carver is a great human being. Steve has been around some of the greatest people in the world, Paul Weller, John Weller, Ann Weller, Bruce Foxton, Rick Buckler, Sean Cooke (Ok, I made that one up) Plus many, many more! 

Steve has decided to have a show on Target Radio in respect to his first true love, Punk! 

Steve will be broadcasting live and he will be sharing many stories and playing some of the greatest punk music he has. You think you know punk? then think again! 

 

Susan Care

I fell in love with all things mod from aged thirteen, starting with The Jam, The Kinks and The Small Faces. Around the same timeline I got into Two-Tone, Tamla Motown and Northern Soul.
 Spent my early teens binge record buying and getting into the clothes and scooters. It was a complete way of life.
 In the mid-80s I got into The Housemartins and then later The Stone Roses, Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets etc. The welcome return of Paul Weller was fantastic. I went on a couple of visits to the Hacienda before it closed. 

Love keeping an eye out for new unsigned bands and artists too. Have lots of friends who love the same music. 
First gigs - Madness ‘82 and The Jam on their farewell tour Nov 82 age 14. It’s still my favourite, life-changing gig! Up the front, full on adrenaline rush! 
DJ experience - scooter functions in the late 90s, learning how to be in tune with the punters, what filled a floor and what didn’t. How tracks complement each other. Making sure I put my mark on it but not letting my ego take over. At the time it was vinyl only. 
I have started a new business on Facebook @modmadebysusan and I am a qualified counsellor with online and face-to-face clients. 
Any other questions please ask away! 
Catch Susan's Mod Show every week here on Target Radio 

 

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