Ian ‘Knocka’ Dore is not your average DJ and Radio Presenter. While most jocks are content with banging out lacklustre sets for over-inflated fees, Ian’s priorities have always been about passion and performance. Flawless mixing skills combined with enough energy to blow the national grid ensure a roof-raising experience every time he plays.

A radio presenter of 18 years standing and professional website designer for 15, media is his middle name. An incredibly experienced turntable spinner, a booking is a guarantee of professionalism and reliability. Award winning, industry recognised whether you are here for a DJ booking or website enquiry, you have come to the right place.

Ian on the wireless

Radio Presenter

Talking rollocks for years
A radio presenter since 1997, Ian has enjoyed life behind the mic now for nigh on 20 years. Isle of Wight Radio, Power FM, Sovereign Radio, Bath FM and Bath City Sound. He’s done the lot. Got the odd T shirt to prove it too.
Ian in the Bollywood tent at Bestival

Club DJ

A legend in his own lunchtime
Creator of collosal club nights Dynamite and Casualty on the Isle of Wight. His spinning antics have taken him far and wide with some of the biggest and smallest names on the circuit.

Latest from Ian’s blog

  • Pete Doherty

Pete Doherty at Bristol Academy

The first thing I noticed was how tall Mr D was. Quite a gangly individual with no obvious control of direction or gravity

  • Star Wars set

On the Star Wars set

On the Star Wars set following in the footsteps of Darth Vader I found myself looking towards the dark side but in a good way. May the farce be with you, always!

You have to visit this place – Little Dean Jail

Now this place is something else. I love places that are full of the weird and wonderful but this takes the biscuit, chews it up and spits it back at you.

  • Bitton car crash

Recent car crash in Bitton

Right now before we get started, it wasn't my fault. "what's that coming over the hill, is it the knocksta, is it the knocksta", don't run true here.

  • Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg sets sights on Number 10

Laugh? I nearly filled my ballot box. Watching ‘BBC Points West’ yesterday evening and the legend that is David Garmston pulled a blinder with Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg

  • Flying-Home

Forget Black Hawk Down, read Chickenhawk

Many a great book about military aviation has hit the shelves but none as good as ‘Chickenhawk’. You fly up front and are more than in ‘the sh*t'