THE RIDER – MIXING

2 February 2016

JOHN GIBBONS has chosen the best song ever and Neil Atkinson has opened the show with it. It verges on rude actually, the way John just chose the best song ever with a minimum of fuss. Stephanie Heneghan has a …
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THE RIDER: SUPERSTAR DJS

27 January 2016

KANYE has let the side down. The weekends were massive. Neil Atkinson’s been watching Edge Of Darkness. But despite all that The Rider has news. News of playing records to humans of a weekend. The Rider goes live at Motel, …
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THE RIDER – IANS

21 January 2016

A SHOW within a show. Wheels within wheels. Adam Melia is away for The Rider but then he isn’t – Neil Atkinson, Stephanie Heneghan and John Gibbons are all ready, present and able but Adam cannot be there. However they …
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THE RIDER: MERINGUE NESTS

12 January 2016

THE RIDER this week was recorded on the day of the news about David Bowie passing away. Before that news had even broken, John Gibbons, Stephanie Heneghan and Adam Melia had been discussing what to play from his most recent …
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THE RIDER: 2015 THEN

31 December 2015

THE RIDER sees 2015 out with a bang. Each of Neil Atkinson, Stephanie Heneghan, John Gibbons and Adam Melia pick their favourite songs the others have picked from the year. There is a chat about the albums that never came, …
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THE RIDER: CHRISTMAS 2015

23 December 2015

WHAT more could you want? What more could you hope for? The Rider offers a Christmas Party with panache. 2 songs each from this year. 2 songs from whenever and one Christmas treat. Put The Rider on and fill your …
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THE RIDER: TEN SONGS, LOADS OF MINUTES

16 December 2015

HELLO handsome. Hello gorgeous. The Rider is beginning, just beginning to turn a tinselly eye towards Christmas. There have been trips to Christmas Markets. There have been big nights out. There is even talk of a kitten. Does it get …
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THE RIDER: NOTHING WORKS

9 December 2015

THIS WEEK The Rider battled bravely against new technology to produce a show with ten great songs. Neil Atkinson, John Gibbons, Stephanie Heneghan and Adam Melia got into a conversation around television. Over and over again. One take of it …
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THE RIDER: THANKS FOR LOOKING AFTER US

1 December 2015

WE have a guest! Phil from coneysloft.com is in to see us and to tell us exactly what they are up to. Which is transpires is a lot. They have online comics, sessions and loads of lovely clothes. Well done …
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THE RIDER – MINT

29 November 2015

YELLO. The Rider in full swing this week and ending its day in the mix. It’s huge. There are explosions. Neil Atkinson hosts while John Gibbons, Stephanie Heneghan and Adam Melia cause trouble. You know the drill. Direct Download – …
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THE RIDER – BEEP BEEP

19 November 2015

MISSY is back. And who doesn’t love her? Well The Rider certainly does, so if you don’t well, questions have got to be asked. Gorgeous songs especially from John Gibbons. Steph Heneghan launches the Missy chat. Adam Melia has his …
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THE RIDER – IN BITS

6 November 2015

WHAT do you mean, “in bits”? Well there is the idea of getting over a weekend where Liverpool Music Week’s closing party did some serious damage. Then the idea of having to do the show on separate nights. Then the …
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THE RIDER – SEND

29 October 2015

Doff your cap, ladies and gentlemen, because John Gibbons crosses the rubicon on this week’s Rider. He plays a song longer than ten minutes and the song he plays is an absolute belter. That closes the show because we can’t …
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THE RIDER – DON’T YOU DARE CLOSE YOUR EYES

21 October 2015

AWARDS talk from The Rider here. Neil Atkinson, John Gibbons, Stephanie Heneghan and Adam Melia get stuck into the Mercurys, stuck deeper into the Q Awards, get all over how good mini Manchester music venues are and generally have a …
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THE RIDER – CONTRIVED SONGS

16 October 2015

THE COWBELLS are out early in this week’s Rider, an uncomplicated show of ten songs loved by Neil Atkinson, John Gibbons, Stephanie Heneghan and Adam Melia with some talking in between. There’s also some Chicago House, a correction of the …
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