Hi, I'm Mark Hodgkinson from
Doncaster, England and what you would call an 'anorak'
when it comes to radio jingles. I have collected them from a
variety of stations across the world for many years.
If you're also a collector then I'm always open to swaps; either
traditionally by exchanging CDRs in the mail, or preferably over
the internet by using a file hosting service. I collect jingles in
the .wav or .mp3 file format or on CD and concentrate on
packages from UK stations; but also have a range of
As well as primarily collecting full packages, I also collect
demos from jingle production companies in the UK and
other countries plus offshore radio and jingle enthusiast CDs.
If you find something of interest in my collection then please
contact me to arrange a swap for something in your
Although I'm interested in the majority of jingles offered to me
by other collectors, you can find a list of jingle packages that
I'm specifically after
To save you time
scanning through my extensive listings to find new material,
here now follows a list of the 15 most recent additions to my
jingle collection with the latest towards the top:
BBC Radio Newcastle & WM - 2004 Music 4
BBC Radio Derby - 2002 Bespoke Music Custom Jingles
BBC Radio Derby - 2007 Wise Buddah Custom Jingles
Rádio Atlântida FM - Florianopolis, Brazil -
Radio Cidade 102.9 FM, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
- HLC Killer Music Jingles
Metropolitana, Sao Paulo, Brazil - JAM
Transamerica, Sao Paulo, Brazil - JAM Jingles
Programme France 2 - 1991 - Jingles De
Programme France 2 - 1994 - CDécros 3 CD
Programme France 2 - 1996 - CDécros 4 CD
CBC - 1980 Rockfield Studios Custom Jingles
SAGA 105.7 FM - 2001 Steve England
"Lifestyle" Custom Jingles
ALFA 2 - Alfasound Jingles 2 LP
Coca Cola - Die Coke Rolle (Werbespots aus
Let's Dance With Coke 1989 Vinyl 7"
When trading jingles over the internet I
prefer to trade in the
file format for optimum sound quality (where applicable).
However, as .wav is a raw and uncompressed file format, files
can be very large in size.
To make trading these files easier and to
reduce upload and download times, .wav files can be encoded
software, which compresses the .wav file down to a much smaller
file size, but without the deterioration in audio quality as
with the lossy .mp3 format.
On receipt of these compressed files, the
third party can decode the files back to the original .wav
format files using the same software. Furthermore, media players
include codecs to directly play both .flac and .ape files.
Radio was Mark Hodgkinson's bedroom radio station in
the early 90's, which broadcast to his brothers' bedroom down
down the landing. This web page features a selection of archive
aircheck recordings and jingles.
you're looking to find other jingle collectors, or you simply
just want to talk to others about jingles then why not check out
addition to the above, there are many other web sites on the net
dedicated to radio jingles - some of them by jingle collectors
like me! For a list of links to sites that I have collected over
the years please