But she is so un-radio, that she she breaks it out and brings it to new people. She makes me feel like a snob or a jealous child, not wanting radio to be enjoyed by other people who “don’t get it”.
But that is so important! Especially in these days when the technology is shooting off in all sorts of directions. Radio used to be how music people found their new music, but now that’s much less the case. So we’re losing the music people (though as an aside, if an economic downturn means people are going to gigs less, the full coverage a radio operation can muster of live shows can drag us up a bit – but that’s an aside). Sook-Yin Lee is a music person, a wider-world person who happens to be using radio. I’ve been listening to the podcast for about a year now, before being convinced. But joining up with the new theme music, and (cos this is where the technology and life are making eye-contact) the video on the website, I’m a convert.
Well, I’m still myself of course. Just seeing new ways of making the would audible.
Here’s the first video: