All the new material was produced in our own studio. Along the way we had some help with completely new voice-overs from Chloe Hall, Sarah McQuaid and Vicki Swan - thank you ladies!
In March last year we launched a new on-air sound for the show, new themes, jingles and trails.
Our New Sound
Awards for The Crooked Road in 2012
.”A glorious fusion of Scots Gaelic songs and World Music textures, breathtaking.”
Karen Matheson’s Gaelic Gem is our Album of the Year 2015
In the recent Swindon 105.5 Awards The Crooked Road picked up the ‘Shirley’s’ for Best Music Show and Best Interview. interview was with Eliza Carthy.)
The Crooked Road is broadcast every Thursday evening for two hours starting at 8pm. The show is also streamed on to the net here. It’s also repeated at midnight the following Wednesday.
SWINDON 105.5 is a non-commercial radio service in Swindon, by Swindon, for Swindon.
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How to hear The Crooked Road
On Air -105.5 FM On Line - Mixcloud
Peter Foley from The Irish Post profiles Mike Ganley.
The Crooked Road in The Post
We mail our Swindon 105.5 play list out every week, to over a 100 roots music agents, promoters, record labels and other radio presenters. To find out how you can get on the list, click on the button.
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This ‘tradition’ started off on Radio Britfolk in 2007 as a way to produce two Christmas special shows. Since then it grown in importance and we now award an album of the year as well. Click here to see all the previous charts.
Each year in November we unveil our Top Ten Albums for that year.
The Top Ten
"Anyone expecting to hear Daniel O'Donnell on the programme would be disappointed," Click to read the Full story.
Specially recorded editions of The Crooked Road are now available on MixCloud. Just click on the logo to go to our special page.
Karen Matheson talks to Mike Ganley about her album ‘Urram’. It’s the Crooked Road Album of the Year for 2015 and is released on Vertical Records. To hear the whole package including three tracks from the CD click the Urram Button.