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1485 Radio Today
Also on DStv
Audio Channel 70

The RockIt Scientist is a very diverse music programme that features Progressive/ Hard/ Classic Rock, Blues, Brass Rock, Latin/ African Rock, Jazz and Metal music.

As "non-commercial/ non-Top 40" music ranging from the mid sixties to the present day is featured, the intention is to cater for the more discerning music listener, with no age limits or restrictions imposed or implied. An open mind and a love of music is mandatory!

The programme, which is broadcast on 1485am Radio Today, every Friday evening between 10pm and 1am, is presented by Leon Economides, who has worked with radio greats such as Tony Sanderson (Chuckle and Chat Show on Radio 5), Chris Prior (The Priority Feature on Radio 5), Phil Wright (The Dinosaur Days on 5fm), and Rafe Lavine (Rock Classics and The Great Unknowns on Radio 5, and the original RockIt Scientists on SAfm).

Radio Today is also available nationwide on the DStv Audio Channel 70.


George Fazakas' Top albums
  • Deep Purple, Shades of Deep Purple, Book of Taliesyn, Live at Inglewood (all are Deep Purple Mk1 with Nick Simper on bass and Rod Evans on vocals)
  • Armageddon - Armageddon
  • Leaf Hound - Growers of Mushroom
  • Yardbirds - Cumular Limits (contains pre-Zep Dazed and Confused)
  • Aphrodites Child - Complete Collection featuring first 2 albums and singles and 666.
  • On the Greek side of my mind - first Demis Roussos album
  • Dan Fogelberg / Tim Weissberg - Twin Sons of Twin Mothers (and No relation whatsoever!)
  • Every Spooky Tooth album and pre Spooky Tooth the Vip's and Art.
  • Suck - Time To Suck
  • Abstract Truth - Totum/Silver Trees
  • South African Rock Opera Albatross (I think he means 'The Ancient Mariner' - ed)
  • The first Lynyrd Skynyrd album and their latest dvd featuring all their greatest hits
  • Practically everything by ZZ Top
  • The Still Crazy soundtrack
  • The only reasonable Andrew Lloyd Webber rock album "Variations"
  • Night Sun - Mournin stunning German heavy rock band
  • Comus - weirdest and evilest ever folk-rock band!

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