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I’d been McSleazy as a DJ / producer since the late 90s. (It was pronounced like the Scottish Mc- prefix, and not M.C.) Around the station, I was usually just Grant. On one occasion, however, I was introduced to the ex-singer in Marillion in what turned out to be the most ridiculous conversation of my …

One of the best things about the show I did was that the listeners were often making tunes that ended up getting played out. The bulk of those tunes were remixes or bootlegs (two or more songs mashed together). I had run a website called GYBO (Get Your Bootleg On) from 2001 where amateur music …

As a newbie, the XFM studio looked like it was lit like the spaceship at the end of Close Encounters. Buttons, faders, meters and the like connected to carts, cd players, decks and to trigger the adverts. I was going to mess up, 100% guaranteed. No doubt about it. There was a lot to learn …