DAPPER DECADE: Dapper FM prepares for ten year anniversary party

Dapper FM, the community radio station for Penywaun, Aberdare, first broadcast to an unsuspecting on 3rd December 2007.

Ten years on, presenters have come and gone, the management committee has changed, but it has it still stands tall, broadcasting to its community and beyond.

To mark this Decade of the Dapper, plans are afoot to celebrate the first ten years on air. Presenters, old and new are currently plotting a week long party of music, chat and jolly japes. Watch this space for details of what is likely to be the most exciting radio event of this or any other year.

07/06/16 – Peppermint Iguana get all continental on us

8 til 10pm – Peppermint Iguana Radio – euro warm up party

Peppermint Iguana are back on air this week with some euro related tunes. Expect french dub, russian punk, slovakian ska and a shed load of welsh music

For more info go to Peppermint Iguana

05/06/16 – soulful sunday

Extra Soulman Sessions returns tomorrow night between 7 and 9 pm so listen in for two hours of essential rhythms

04/06/15 – nout live today


We are currently looking for new volunteers to host shows. We are open to all sorts of ideas for shows, from rock, punk, drum and bass, electro-swing or funk, through to jazz, classical or full on techno. Or why not just host a show talking about your favourite hobby, whether it be gardening, spotting trains or going to watch your favourite sports team.

All you need is enthusiasm, a passion for your chosen theme, and an ability to get to Penywaun to do your show. Training will be provided, but it aint that difficult (honestly)

To find out more and discuss your ideas, contact studio@dapperfm.co.uk

03/05/16 – Join us to celebrate Eleanor’s birthday and dance in the moonshine with Craig

  • 4-6 PM GMT Eleanor’s Musical Mystery Show
  • 6-9pm Moonshine Extra country music show .

4-6 PM GMT Eleanor’s Musical Mystery Show

Happy Birthday Eleanor!
Join Eleanor this week as she celebrates with her favourite tunes from her birth year 1987 this Friday 4-6 GMT.

Moonshine Extra country music show 6-9pm.

Join Craig Parry tonight from 6pm GMT for classic and modern country music, Bluegrass, Roots & Americana across the decades and sub genres. Artists and groups from the UK, US and the World intertwined with country news, facts, gigs, events information and more.

Rounding off the show with an 1 hour variety of carefully selected non-stop country tunes.

Email: moonshineexperience@yahoo.co.uk

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Twitter = @candwmoonshine

01/06/16 – Where’s the DJs?

Nout live today 🙁

Thursdays are not always like this though, have a look at some of the great things that can and do happen on Thursdays

01/06/16 – have a look at what you could have won!

Nout live today 🙁

Wednesdays are not always like this though, have a look at some of the great things that can and do happen on wednesdays!

31/05/16 – Iguana Radio Merthyr Rising Special

Over the weekend 3rd/4th/5th June, Merthyr Tydfil will be commemorating the uprising of 1831 with the Merthyr Rising Festival.

Now in its third year the festival features music, talks, walks, films and much more.

Highlights include music from the Farm and Henry’s Funeral Shoe, talks from the Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and Tariq Ali and comedy from Mark Thomas.

To provide you with a warm up for the event, Peppermint Iguana Radio have invited organisers from the event to join us in the studio to talk about the idea behind the event and talk about what is instore for us this year.

We will also be spinning tunes by some of the bands playing the festival and one or to tunes that fit in with the spirit of the Merthyr Rising.

To listen live, go to www.dapperfm.co.uk from 8pm till 10pm on Tuesday 31st June.

Peppermint Iguana Radio, like the Merthyr Rising, is sponsored by UNISON, the union for public service groovers.

30/05/16 – Dave looks forward to Gower Folk Festival

Acoustic Routes: Monday 8 – 10pm GMT

Bank Holiday? Pah, that wont stop our Dave. This weeks’s Acoustic Routes will be on as normal from this week. This week’s show featurs tracks from Kara’s new album Some Other Shore and a look ahead to the Gower Folk Festival

29/05/16 – Soul Man Sessions 7pm till 9pm (UK Time)

After last Sundays technical difficulties Extra Soulman Sessions returns tomorrow night between 7 and 9 pm so listen in for two hours of essential rhythms