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End of the Dial

2014 April 8
by gpotter

The aesthetics of radio just happens to luckily match the aesthetics of the internet … you have this feeling of conversational tone and accessibility and when radio is working it has that feeling of, “this person on the radio is just talking to me.”

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End of the Dial (MP3)

Interesting documentary about radio from EastVan’s Garth Mullins.

The Art of the Loop

2014 April 8
by gpotter

Matthew Herbert explores the audio loop in this great radio doc from BBC4 – The Art of the Loop 

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The Art of the Loop (MP3)

 

The People’s Music

2014 February 12
by gpotter

I’m a son of a sea cook, and a cook in a trader
I can dance, I can sing, I can reef the main boom
I can handle a jigger, and cuts a big figure
Whenever I gets in a boat’s standing room.

Maritime adaptation of Spanish Ladies


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Birth of a Genre (MP3)

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The Genre Comes of Age (MP3)

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The Birth of an Industry (Mp3)

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If I Had a Song (MP3)

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We Are The World (MP3)

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A fantastic 5-part radio documentary on the emergence of Canadian folk music from Vancouver’s Gary Cristall.

#ds106radio goes to NOLA

2014 February 6
by gpotter
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Mad props to @mgershovich for turning on his #ds106radio mic Feb 4 and Feb 5 while he was romping around NOLA for #eli2014.  #ds106radio listeners were treated to fantastic live sets from various NOLA clubs.

February 4, 2014 – #ds106radio goes to NOLA (MP3)

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February 5, 2015 – #ds106radio goes to NOLA (MP3)

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