A fellow nightclub DJ showed me a painting an artist had made of him years earlier. At the time Dave and I were working at a club in Southend (UK), and one night instead of going our separate ways he […]
Get the word on the street When I was a young news reporter stuck for something to write about my editor would send me out to go speak with people shopping in the High Street. It would mean approaching complete […]
I read FilmFreak’s review of the 90’s movie The Truman Show this week, and it got me thinking back – way back. When word seeped out in 1997 that a movie was being made about a man trapped in a village many […]
Passionate debates can frequently be seen on forums about which microphone VO artists, podcasters, and home-studio radio DJs should use. People have been known to chip in recommending that beginners (and anyone else) use very expensive microphones, some costing four […]
The golden age of radio is long gone. Today, we have cookie-cutter DJs playing more or less the same music and commercials as the next station on the dial.
Music is often selected by a computer program based on the time of day along with a few other parameters few outside the industry get to hear about. Save to say, someone in marketing probably schedules the music you hear.
Godplex, which had the working title Godspell, is a feature film written and directed by New Zealander Darcy Gladwin. Not to be confused with the sixties stage show, Darcy’s movie features Shane Hollands, a prominent Auckland performance poet.