09 May 2018
Shoreways Owner And Presenter
i started off at the age of 13 as a roadie to my brothers disco the custom road show .
to which he trained me as a dj .
as older brother’s do .
so i took over the custom road show disco from the age of 18 until now .
which i was dragged on to a station threw a couple of friends for the last couple of years until i needed to up my anti and move on to bigger and better which landed me on wiganfm .
my likes are
jazz funk soul disco
some acid house ,dnb, but not to much
im a lover of marilyn manson .korn, iron maiden, the sweet acdc and much more
but my real love is 80s funk music
i have worked all over the place . clubs pubs
even worked with and for paul weller , bobby brown, whitney houston. imagenation john and grace kennedy from the band .
my disco is known from southend to bournemouth and all the way up to shropshire
our disco is shoreways
Lives in Halesowen, West Midlands, I started djing at the age of 17 working local venues and clubs in Wolverhampton/Birmingham My first love in music as always been northern soul/motown, five years ago we started a Northern Soul & Motown night 'Halesowen Soul Club' which runs every month at Halesowen Members Club, Halesowen with guest djs including Mike Hollis, Russ Winstanley, Brian Rae and many more from the scene ie Wigan casino, Twisted wheel etc. Over the years I have had the pleasure of meeting and working with names such as Kim Weston, Martha Reeves, Jimmy James, Ben E King, The Real Thing, Benny Troy & The stylistics.
Allen started his broadcasting career in the mid-70s in London, England. During the last four decades he has been heard on London Broadcasting Company (LBC), Capital Radio, Invicta Radio (Canterbury) , Radio Nova International (Italy), BFBS (British Forces Broadcasting Service) Most recently 89.9 The Breeze FM (Bahamas) and several radio stations across Southern Ontario including CHUC, CKPT, CFMP 101.5 FM, CFRB1010 and 980 CHEX. When Allen is not playing on the radio he can be found at home with his wife, two children and two dogs called Dee & Jay (D-J) Hobbies include travelling, listening to music, reading crime novels, playing poker and he is currently learning Mandarin.
Mobile and resident D.J.
with a 40 year knowledge of funk soul and disco
and looking forward to the fresh challenge of radio presenting.