Procrastination

Roooooooooooots!

Oh boy, I got grumpy – I hadn’t eaten all day and had to explain to someone which app their web browser was, when the person in question was talking to me via their web browser… However, I managed to eat, stopped being an arse and levelled up my podcasting skills. I put to use the ‘Fab Filter L-2’ Plugin on the vocal bus for Roots Conversation #85 and it sounds fine. If you want…

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Radical Radix

Roots Conversation is something I am part of – It is a roots reggae podcast that I help host; along with two great mates, Allan & Stewart. Roots Conversation is an excuse to party every week – it is my downtime. Things have been on pause with the partying recently, due to Covid. We have been having to record online using Zencastr – which is a great app but not quite the same as calling…

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Check On Your Conspiracy Loving Friend

Please, go and check on your conspiracy loving friend – I guarantee that they are not okay right now. For the sake of History, we are currently trapped in the middle of a Pandemic. Covid-19 is spreading like wildfire and we are approaching flu season in the middle of the second wave. Brexit will hit hard and there are actual wild fires all over the world. The Police are turning in to a paramilitary wing…

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I Made My First Instructional Video

I have just uploaded my first YouTube video that is semi-professional. Semi-professional, not in the quality but in that it was not a drunken whim. It took planning and preparation and I stand by it. I am proud of it. There were a few fluffed lines but… It is for Harrogate Community Radio – a community venture I am part of. The video is embedded on the Creao Studio channel and it seems to be…

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HCR Reaches Its First Birthday

All of us are happy with how things are panning out with Harrogate Community Radio. I am unsure if you remember last year’s post, marked the 1st August 2020, where I mention I have been bullied in to running a station with Allan & Stewart? Well, we have reached one year old and we are happy with progress. Allan, Scooby, Karen and Kathryn and me met at Creao Studio to sip a few beers and…

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HCR Open Day

There was an open day for the station I volunteer with. Harogate Community Radio held an open day at Creao Studio to help people get in to broadcasting. The turn out was reasonable. But, what got me was that everyone who came there ended up wanting a show – there was a 100% Conversion rate from walking through the door to walking out with a show. I was in my element. Yes, I went full…

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Harrogate Community Radio

I have had a small hand in the start of Harrogate Community Radio – a station that began broadcasting August 1st 2019 online. To tune in head HERE. Harrogate Community Radio is a grass-roots movement to give people in the local community a voice. To give everyone who feels under-represented a voice for change. The original ethos behind the Harrogate Community Radio movement is to unite the separate music scenes in Harrogate and bring about…

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Congratulations Scooby – 100 Shows

Stewart, aka DJ Scooby, has managed to record 100 episodes of Sound Of Wonder. No small feat. Stewart picks the music and sorts the links and I am the person in charge of recording the thing. It proves quite a laugh and I am happy doing it as long as Scoob doesn’t fart in the studio with some serious bad-time egginess. What is the secret? Well the show itself is still a bit of a…

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