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Correspondence

Ten weeks ago, Martin WIlliams proposed collaborating on a spare-time project. It turned into Correspondence, and was an absolute blast! The rules: Martin spends a week making one…

“confusing the listeners”

It’s a key warning from editors and reference books: don’t confuse the listener. Montages are “notoriously difficult to follow”. In creative or features circles, we tend to groan…

Radio and Telly

I’m probably one of those radio people with a chip on their shoulder about telly. After hearing about the the possibility of a Bleak Expectations moving to TV,…

“No YouTube for audio!” Part 2

This is a rather more simple and short post than part one. Huffduffer I was well pleased when I found this, a few years back. Plenty of social…

“No YouTube for audio!” Part 1

It’s one of those topics that comes up in radio-ist conversation: “there’s no YouTube for audio” preceded sometimes by “how come/it’s a shame that” (and followed by “telly…

Pip-lot of the Future!

I just created these pips, and the name that came to mind was Dan Dare and the Time Signal of the Future! However I expect to name it…

NGO Audio-ing

This post is mostly two weeks old – I’m only just getting round to wrapping it up now, though the programmes mentioned have all been superseded. I’m back…

Inez Tan Interview

Posted here for visitors from AudioDocumentary.org

Slow Radio

Just listened to the Saltcast – Rob Rosenthal and Jay Allison talking about slow radio. Reiterating the points made by Rick Moody in the forward to Reality Radio:…

Recording in Los Angeles

It’s fair to say that if you can’t get good tape in Los Angeles, you can’t get good tape anywhere. They people love to talk, and to our…

Angus Graham: A Profile

Tada! The first new audio I’m posting here for quite a while: Angus Graham, A Profile. Angus Graham (1919 – 1991) was professor of Classical Chinese at SOAS….

In The Dark @ LIDF

If you ignore me, you’ll not know I’m a thrilled volunteer for In The Dark Radio. Well, I is. Listening to five excellent long-form documentaries and a handful…

Rate chapters for iTunes

You know what I want? I want to be able to tag or better yet rate, a chapter in an enhanced podcast while listening on the iPhone, and…

Clock it to ’em

I’ve been putting my foot in my mouth rather a bit too much recently. At the first In The Dark and Lidf event, I so mis-framed an admiring…

F1 Tweets from China

The great circus that is Formula 1 has returned to China. It’s back in Shanghai. I covered the first Chinese Grand Prix there in 2004. I follow a…