20 Best UK Music Podcasts of 2021

May 16, 2021

Are you wanting to learn more about uk music? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best uk music podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

Best UK Music Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

Composer of the Week

  • Publisher: BBC Radio 3
  • Total Episodes: 300

BBC Radio 3’s Composer Of The Week is a guide to composers and their music. The podcast is compiled from the week’s programmes and published on Friday, it is only available in the UK.

House Nation UK Podcast | House Music 24/7 – HouseNationUK

  • Publisher: HouseNationUK Radio DJs
  • Total Episodes: 54

House Nation UK Podcast’s are recorded from our live house music radio shows and club events. Hear all the latest live DJ sets plus some exclusive DJ mixes only available via the House Nation UK podcast. Get the latest house music mixed by DJs who have played all over the UK and Ibiza! House music 24/7.

Discover Trance Radio UK – iDiscover Podcast

  • Publisher: Discover Trance Radio
  • Total Episodes: 48

Weekly uplifting trance music download from Discover Trance Radio UK

Johnny Vaughan On Radio X Podcast

  • Publisher: Radio X
  • Total Episodes: 280

He’s been the face and the voice of breakfast… Now he’s forcing himself into your ear-hole at a different time. Let Johnny and his team finish off the working day with topical chat and marvellous music. It’ll get you home – and make you think. Hear Johnny on Radio X every weekday at 4pm across the UK on digital radio, 104.9 FM in London, 97.7 FM in Manchester, on your mobile or via www.radiox.co.uk.

The Early Music Show

  • Publisher: BBC Radio 3
  • Total Episodes: 299

An exploration of early music, looking at early developments in musical performance and composition in Britain and abroad. UK only: please note that not all episodes are podcast.


  • Publisher: Sonicstate.com
  • Total Episodes: 695

Music Technology discussions – from the inside. With regular contributions from musicians, producers, software developers, journalists and other industry people. Sonicstate.com editor Nick Batt is joined by others for the latest news and trends in technology that affects the creation and distribution of music – and a few tasty stories from the studio too. Video is streamed live every Wednesday at 4pm UK time (sonicstate.com/live).

Release Radio

  • Publisher: Third Party
  • Total Episodes: 50

UK duo Third Party Presents ‘Release Radio’. Subscribe to get each episode every other Friday and receive an hour of the best Progressive House music from around the world.

Appearance Matters: The Podcast!

  • Publisher: The Centre for Appearance Research
  • Total Episodes: 64

Appearance Matters: The Podcast! Is the official podcast of the Centre for Appearance Research – a world leading research centre investigating body image and appearance psychology research, based at the University of the West of England in Bristol, UK. Hosted and produced by Nadia Craddock and Jade Parnell. New music by: https://toplinefilm.com

Get Lifted with DJ Lady Duracell

  • Publisher: Lady Duracell (Deep & Soulful, Afro House DJ)
  • Total Episodes: 171

Get Lifted with DJ Lady Duracell & Guests – House Music with Soul. Female DJ from London (UK). We play Deep House, Soulful House, Deep Afro House Music, South African House Music, jackin house, progressive house & trance. We Get Lifted Radio – Lifting you Higher!

www.ladyduracell.com www.wegetlifted.com www.jackfresh.com www.facebook.com/LadyDuracellDJ @LadyDuracell Get Lifted with Lady Duracell: Tuesdays 7pm (AEST) 9am (GMT) http://www.soulfinityradio.com

UK Trance Society Podcast

  • Publisher: UK Trance Society
  • Total Episodes: 230

Founded in April 2013, we are a trance meet up group based in the UK. With our weekly podcast we hope to show case our love and passion for new music via our 9 resident DJs.


  • Publisher: DEEPINSIDE Official
  • Total Episodes: 245

The home of House-Music (since 2005) Based in Paris, London & Amsterdam, DEEPINSIDE is considered an international House Music reference since 2005. Broadcasted every weeks on 50 radio stations in the world. (Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, UK & USA) Podcasts available on Spotify, Deezer, iTunes, SoundCloud, Mixcloud, Stitcher, Tunein, Radioline & YouTube. This is House… This is DEEPINSIDE !!


  • Publisher: ADAM BUXTON
  • Total Episodes: 159

British comedian Adam Buxton talks with interesting people. The rambly conversations are sometimes funny, sometimes more serious with funny bits. Adam makes the jingles and records the intros and outros for most episodes while walking with his dog friend Rosie in the East Anglian countryside where he lives with his wife and three children.Adam has appeared in films such as Hot Fuzz, Stardust and Son Of Rambow as well as a variety of TV shows in the UK. Since 2007 he has hosted BUG, a live show that combines music videos and comedy that became a TV series on Sky Atlantic in 2012. From time to time he also does live shows featuring just his own material. Along with lifelong friend Joe Cornish he also is one half of award winning TV, radio and podcast duo Adam & Joe who have worked together since 1995.You can find many of the insanely catchy jingles Adam makes for the podcast as well as amazing bonus material, beautiful merchandise and a selection of his incredibly funny and brilliant YouTube videos on Adam’s website: adam-buxton.co.ukAdam is writing this himself using the third person.

Dirty Blinds

  • Publisher: Dirty Blinds
  • Total Episodes: 17

From R&B to UK Grime, we sift through the bad stuff so that you don’t have to, delivering insightful analysis on the biggest releases in the weird and wonderful world of music.

SOAS Radio

  • Publisher: SOAS Radio
  • Total Episodes: 512

Independent Radio Station based at SOAS, University of London. Broadcasting music and speech content with a focus on Africa, Asia and the Middle East. London UK · For our full content, go to www.soasradio.org

The Global House Session (Radio Show)

  • Publisher: Steve Watts
  • Total Episodes: 19

Brand new Soulful Funky House music out of U.S.A & the U.K on The Global House Session. With me Steve SoulMafia Watts for my UK Weekly radio show. Only on PodOmatic

Not Today, Thank You

  • Publisher: Swanburst Media
  • Total Episodes: 383

Music! News! Jokes! A daily podcast, recorded and streamed live on YouTube each morning at 10am (UK time) looking at what’s happening in the world through the lenses of music and comedy. Jake Yapp, as seen and heard on Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe, Radio 4 and 6Music, collaborates with listeners across the week to create a mini-musical which debuts each Thursday. And on Fridays, Davey brings along a selection of audio esoterica to astound and delight you. Twitter: @NotTodayPod. Text and voice message Whatsapp: 07862032654 And watch, Monday-Thursday at 10am on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/nottodaypod Support the podcast: www.patreon.com/nottodaypod

Straight Up

  • Publisher: Straight Up
  • Total Episodes: 23

Ever wondered how Ed Sheeran became famous or how Stormzy writes his songs? What artists really get up to on tour, their craziest diva moments and what goes down at the wildest industry parties? Intrigued by the secrets managers keep or how publicists keep a lid on controversy? Straight Up, hosted by GQ journalist Kathleen Johnston and Telegraph journalist Eleanor Halls, brings you into the unseen worlds of your favourite artists, and pulls back the curtain on UK music at its most exciting moment yet.

John Kennedy’s X-Posure Podcast

  • Publisher: Radio X
  • Total Episodes: 414

Radio X’s guru of new music brings you the essential tracks you need to hear Monday to Thursdays between 10pm and 1am. Your favourite band probably owes him a huge “thank you”. John’s commitment to new music is second to none and it’s our privilege to be the home of X-Posure, the only show you need to listen to if you want to hear the songs everyone will be talking about. Radio X is available across the UK on digital radio, 104.9 FM in London, 97.7 FM in Manchester, on your mobile or via www.radiox.co.uk.


  • Publisher: Andromedha
  • Total Episodes: 61

Andromedha is an international DJ, electronic dance musician and host of Progressions Radio show. Listen live to Progressions Radio featuring the best and the latest in progressive Electronic Dance Music and beyond every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month on DI.FM (Progressive Channel) at 5PM EST/10PM UK/23:00CET: di.fm/progressive

The U-Turn Podcast

  • Publisher: Alex Over
  • Total Episodes: 56

Alex Over with his ever-growing podcast show – The U-Turn Podcast. He is also a Music Artist and Psychology degree student from London, UK. He is driven by exploring many areas of people’s lives from a personal to a professional level and the challenges we face, Alex’s ever-expanding and varied portfolio, which delves into understanding the coinciding human behaviour. His podcast show, The U-Turn Podcast features a plethora of exciting guests, delving into discussions and personal stories about well-being, life lessons, making personal changes and the Psychology behind it. 🎙 #theuturnpodcast

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