Jonathan Shaw Has A lot On His Mind

On May 21, 2015, I tweeted that it was a year ago that I paid a visit to the G98.7fm studios to meet and interview DJ, radio legend, and mentor, Jonathan Shaw. Within seconds of posting that tweet, Jonathan replied saying that he was ready for Part 2. Yassss!   Guess what? In a mere…

Jonathan Shaw Talks Radio, DJing And Being a Mentor

It’s slightly surreal meeting someone in person when you’ve only heard them on radio. That’s what it felt like when I visited the G98.7fm studio and met Creative Director and DJ legend, Jonathan Shaw.   Jonathan’s name, like many of the people I interview, had been scribbled on my infamous “to-interview” list for many years. Not…

DJ Reddy Fox: DJing in the Digital Era

I met Richard Martin, a.k.a DJ Reddy Fox, way back in ’the day.  We were both working part-time at a crappy music store (remember Music World?), trying to make ends meet while we hungrily pursued our goals.  I was trying to establish myself as a writer by publishing a semi-autobiographical zine while Richard was an…