What widget is the one to get? Should I upgrade? What do all those damn acronyms mean? If these questions keep you up at night or you are just too scared to ask or merely curious, this show is an attempt to reduce the confusion in technology and help allow…
Good movies are often turned into great movies by the power of music. Evocative scores and iconic themes that support and enhance the on-screen action all combine to make memorable movies. Nick Plummer takes you on a journey through the wonderful world of film scores and film soundtracks, from the…
English TV & Film · Film History
PROUDLY SPONSORED BY GERLINDE MOSER OF RE/MAX. Being Green – Your window on the environment broadcast every Friday morning at 9.30. Glynis Crook will focus on key issues affecting our lifestyles, science and research outcomes, the quest for sustainable living and a healthier planet.
Join Philip Todres for the Arts Round Up for a short, sharp look at the what, why and where of the Cape Town art scene. Brought to you by the Sanlam Art Collection and Gallery – Showcasing one of South Africa’s best art collections.
From the traditional focus areas of investment planning to wealth and market commentary, Classic Business will demystify a range of pillar topics that underpin the South African economy and inform our daily lives. You can look forward to in-depth and accessible business discussions with the experts in their field.
Join Gourmet Guide Jenny Handley, on the menu are: fine food, wine, art and culture, award-winning architecture, innovative wine tourism experiences and Best of Wine Tourism Award winners. FMR Fine Food is brought to you by Wesgro, the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and Western…
Five minutes at the end of each week explores the big and the small questions in astronomy, cosmology, and space science. Hosted by Kechil Kirkham, no subject is too big or too small, and experts are regularly brought on board to illuminate and excite. Cape Town is the place to…
Book Choice is broadcast every alternating Tuesday of each month presented by Paige Nick. While you’re munching your lunch or driving the myriad motorways, you’ll hear all that’s best in books. Cape Town’s top book reviewers will entertain and inform you as they cheerfully chat about the newest and nicest…
Anna’s Baroque Bon Bons delves into the tales of the musicians, patrons, composers and instruments of the Baroque period. From the esteemed Handel having his life saved by his jacket button while duelling to the latest discoveries of Baroque scores in dusty attics. Each weekly Bon Bon is accompanied by…
PROUDLY SPONSORED BY PIETER TOERIEN PRODUCTIONS. People of Note is broadcast on Sunday evening at 6 pm on Fine Music Radio with a repeat on Thusday afternoon at 1 pm, presented by Rodney Trudgeon. Says Rodney: “There are a number of fascinating people who pass through Cape Town and I’ve…
Fine Gardening is presented by Morné Faulhammer, who has been a horticulturist and garden centre business proprietor for over 30 years. He brings to the show a wealth of knowledge. Morné encourages biodiversity, promotes indigenous plants and gives tips on soil management, water-wise gardening and so much more. Send your…
English Leisure · Home & Garden
Talking Movies is a weekly film review hosted by FMR's resident film critic, Stephen 'Spling' Aspeling. Spling presents honest, thought-provoking and insightful reviews on three films ranging from new releases streaming online or playing in cinema to the odd classic.
English TV & Film · Film Reviews
Elke maand gesels Amanda met ‘n skrywer of twee oor hul nuutste publikasies. Die besprekings word gekombineer met korter boekresensies wat strek oor ‘n wye verskeidenheid van genres in die Afrikaanse letterkunde en pragtige Afrikaanse treffers – sommige met ‘n tikkie nostalgie wat vêr terugreis na die verlede. Hierdie program…
Fine Music Radio’s Take Note jazz project, with funding from the Media Development & Diversity Agency, and curated by the Cape Town Music Academy, is committed to developing and promoting local talent. FMR will host live jazz concerts once a month, over a period of a year. These take place…
28 Dec 2023
English Music · Music Commentary
Rodney Trudgeon will review a newly released recording on the first Thursday of every month at 11 am. There are so many new albums coming in, either as CDs or downloads, and Rodney reflects on the music and musicians.
Performing in public is a crucial element for a young musician’s development, as they leave the solitude of a practise room for a stage. Music competitions and concerts give the young performer a goal to work towards and a space to conquer difficulties and gain confidence. Thank you to all…
10 Dec 2023
English Music · Music Commentary
The beauty of radio is the immediacy. The beauty of a podcast is the longevity. Fine Music Radio Plus brings you the best of both with selected programmes and features based on popular demand. Fine Music Radio Plus brings you selected programmes and features which you can listen to at…
Which sounds boost brain power? Is music scientifically proven to help studying? And if so, what kind of music? Mike Mills explores the best music to feed your grey matter. We hope that this FMR study series brings you calm in the exam chaos.
A joint venture with Heritage Studios featuring artists recorded live while performing at the Blue Room by Heritage Studios.
20 Apr 2023
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