We are an independent and amateur audio production studio, specialising in podcasting and radio. We create our own content as well as help produce, edit and distribute content made by others. Whether you just need help with editing, creating promotional material, getting a show up and running on a local internet radio station or having it broadcast on hundreds of radio stations around the world; we are happy to talk with you to see how we can help you achieve your goals.


The SecondHandSongs Radio Show is the worlds number one independent cover version radio show. New episodes every Tuesday.

Monday & Tuesday afternoons on Outreach Radio, the truly local radio station for South Hampshire, the South Coast & the Isle of Wight.

Al's Birthday Show is a new Holiday Tradition from Christmas 2021, a 4 hour Christmas/Birthday party atmosphere.

A monthly radio show playing you the best musical hits from Broadway, the West End, the Silver Screen and beyond.

The Punk Parade is a show full of the freshest, noisiest punk the scene has to offer! Produced by our friend Darren.


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Southampton Podcast Festival, previously known as SuperPod, was founded in 2017 as a 36-hour live podcast marathon in aid of Comic Relief. SuperPod has since morphed into a Podcast Festival that will return in 2022 with a more local feel, supporting a local charity. To date the events have raised over £2500 for charity.


The podcasts we’ve had the pleasure of working with as part of The Bear Podcast Collective.

The Dead Piett Society

A Weird News Podcast, discussing the oddest news of the week and much more.

The Bear Cave & Other Podcasts

A magazine podcast that included interviews with other podcasters, highlights of other shows and fake podcast sketches.

The Ministry of Swooping

Light hearted fact checking podcast with guests like Tiernan Douieb.​

The 3 Amigos

The 3 Amigos: Live and Unplanned is a monthly live streaming video podcast featuring three podcasting friends.

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Some of the people we've had the pleasure of working with.


Al Galpin - "Al Bear"

Hi, I'm Al, thanks for checking out Bear Cave Studios. This is where I showcase all my various projects, and potentially help you with your own projects.

I studied Radio Production as part of my degree in Media Studies & Business Management from the University of Manchester, have been a presenter on Hospital Radio, student radio and local commercial radio in the North West of England.

I've been podcasting since 2007 on various shows, launched a charity podcasting event in 2017 and launched my own radio station in 2020. I also have syndicated radio shows currently airing on over 50 radio stations across the world.

As well as radio and podcasts, I’m also interested in football, graphic design and wrestling. I’m keen on comics, country music and chocolate as well as burgers, baseball and bourbon. And apparently alliteration.

I’m a husband to Kitty, dad to Hunter and a Pointless finalist.

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Do you have an interest in audio? Do you have an idea for a radio show or podcast? If so we'd love to hear from you.

We are open to others to become part of Bear Cave Studios, to create original content that we can help distribute to broadcast partners all over the world.

Get in touch via the contact form below and we'll be happy to talk to you.


Got an audio project you'd like some help on? Whether it's a voiceover, some audio editing, help creating a new radio show, designing a podcast logo or anything else... we're happy to help. Alternatively if you want to talk to us about any of our projects, about requests for syndication or sponsorship and everything in between... just fill in the box below and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

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