Thank you for sponsoring me in The Big Swoove

So far we have raised over £255 £265 (updated 6th October)

My chosen charity is Chestnut Tree House, which provides care for children and young people with life-shortening conditions, and their families.

If you have heard my podcasts, and still have a couple of pounds, dollars, euros, or any other currency spare then please consider donating HERE to the cause. I will keep the sponsorship page open until late October 2019.

THANK YOU!

Here’s a video a made of the event (I’m in there somewhere!)

Thank you for sponsoring me in The Big Swoove2019-10-06T10:45:26+00:00

BBC Talk Twaddle About Podcasts

It makes me cross when people start talking about podcasts and mention “breakthroughs” in 2012 or 2014.  I’ve just read this article: How podcasts went from unlistenable to unmissable, by

Although factually reporting that it was Guardian reporter Ben Hammersley  who coined the phrase “Podcast” the article completely misses out the early interest and uptake of podcasts in the noughties.

Especially for the BBC it’s a shame that one of their own, Rowley Cutler, is so often ignored. Although Rowley’s Dark Compass is produced entirely independently of the BBC, he’s been working for them for many years, knows so much about the podosphere, being the UK’s longest running music podcaster, since 2004.

Then there’s Adam Curry, the man who invented the first podcatcher, and who went on to co-create the first podcast-focused media company Podshow (later Mevio) and pioneered the use of the Podsafe Music Network.  All of these facts ignored in the article.

Yes, podcasts required thought in the noughties. If you wanted to listen in your car you had to have downloaded them to your mobile device first, but people did that regularly, and it whiled away the many hours of M25 travel that I endured. Listener numbers increased and podcast converences abounded. I’ve lost count of how many events are now labeld as the “first” podcast conference. That happened in 2006 people!!

Nowadays everyone that is a commedian, a musician, or a celebrity seems to be hosting their own podcast. I say “hosting” but they’re not doing it for love of their field. They wouldn’t do it if they weren’t paid, and “season 2” depends on the success of “season 1”. Technology makes listenening easier, but increasingly content is corporate, or aimed at selling tickets for a show.

Remember there are people like Rowley and like me, who were playing this game many many years ago. We made some money from adverts, but we do it for love.  Put that in your article Mr Robertson.

 

BBC Talk Twaddle About Podcasts2019-09-28T13:06:56+00:00

PCP#618.5 … Name That Tune….

Name That Tune… Twelve years. Thousands of hours of sleuthing. No answers. On the hunt for the three most enigmatic minutes of music

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I saw an article in Rolling Stone this morning called The Unsolved Case of the Most Mysterious Song on the Internet. It’s about a song that was taped off a German radio station 35 years ago. In 2007 this tape was rediscovered and people started trying to find out who the track was recorded by. They still haven’t figured it out, so I thought maybe PCP listeners can have a listen, share it with their friends and see if we can, collectively, solve the puzzle.

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PCP#618.5 … Name That Tune….2019-09-25T09:45:41+00:00

PCP#618… Staring At The Moon….

Staring At The Moon…with tracks by… Hell Bruizers, Florian Decros, Unknown Concept, Incendiario, C-Doc, Oonga, Agitators, Pk Jazz Collective, Adrianna Krikl, Ollie Cram, Sumac Dub, Meavy Boy, Syrinx.

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  1. Honey, by Hell Bruizes. Moscow, Russia. [LMSNT]
  2. Nebula Rush, by Florian Decros. France. [Vulpiano]
  3. Enigma, by Unknown Concept. [DigitalDiamonds]
  4. Sonder, by Incendiario. Portugal. [Skalator]
  5. Make You Free (Radio Edit), by C-Doc. Maine, USA. [BlocSonic]
  6. Nubes Sobre La Maravilla, by Oonga. Montreal, Canada. [Shika Shika]
  7. So it will be again, by Agitators. Russia. [LMSNT]
  8. Watch The Sound, by Pk Jazz Collective. Astrakhan, Russia. [SCL]
  9. Moon, by Adrianna Krikl. Los Angeles, California, USA. [Bandcamp]
  10. Da Da Dap Song, by Ollie Cram. Bristol, England. [Bump Foot]
  11. Radio, Ney and Persan Setar, by Sumac Dub. Grenoble , France. [ODG]
  12. Epicurus Worshiper of Soul, by Meavy Boy. Italy. [Spettro Rec]
  13. Execute, by Syrinx. Moscow, Russia. [Crach]r

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PCP#618… Staring At The Moon….2019-09-19T10:38:24+00:00

PCP#617… Part Time Superhero….

Part Time Superhero…with tracks by… Drainbamage, Secret Archives of the Vatican, Wabi Sabi, Joaquin Cornejo, Abstract Technicumm, Rangga Purnama Aji, Antelikteram, Hold The Gun, T.Bird, Artem Bemba, Globular, Mr. Ours, Metre, Il Rumore del Fiore di Carta.

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  1. Basement Scribble, by Drainbamage. Germany. [Crach Records]
  2. Persia Will Rise, by Secret Archives of the Vatican. Croydon, England. [Broken Drum Records]
  3. Esmeralda (ft Wabi Sabi), by Joaquin Cornejo. [Shika Shika]
  4. Friday, by Electronic Abstract Technicumm. Kira, Russian Federation. [MNMN]
  5. Photosynthesis, by Rangga Purnama Aji. Sewon, Indonesia. [Watch Pineapple Press]
  6. We Live In The Industrial Area, by Antelikteram.. Italy. [Shrammaka Recordings]
  7. Electronic Mist (Hold The Gun Remix), by T.Bird. Russia. [MNMN]
  8. Goplit, by Artem Bemba. Mizhenets’, Ukraine. [SCL]
  9. For The Time Being, by Globular. Bristol, England. [Bandcamp]
  10. Melancholia, by Mr. Ours. France.[Gravitas Recordings]
  11. Digital Savanna (Minimal Mix), by Metre. UK. [BlocSonic]
  12. Part-time Superhero, by Il Rumore del Fiore di Carta. Campobasso, Italy. [Lost Children]

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PCP#617… Part Time Superhero….2019-09-12T16:35:26+00:00

TDZ#212… Harmonious Dub …..

Harmonious Dub … with tracks by …. Nanci Correia, Vibronics, Burning Babylon, Psychoz, Visen-B, Pama Intl, Mad Professor Sensijam, Sista Sara, Dub Traveller.

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TDZ#212… Harmonious Dub …..2019-09-01T10:38:35+00:00

PCP#616… Power Balance….

Power Balance…with tracks by… Hold The Gun, MaguPi, Antelikteram, Secret Archives of the Vatican, Dredillah, INAO, Meghan Bowman, Sans Nom, Stephen Cheng Walls, CVVV  Govinda, Los Mojados, Ultragore.

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  1. The Power, by Hold The Gun. Russia. [MNMN]
  2. O Ritual, by MaguPi. Porto, Portugal. [Shika Shika]
  3. Ultimatum, by Antelikteram. Italy. [Shrammaka Recordings]
  4. Sohan of Qom, by Secret Archives of the Vatican. Croydon, England. [Broken Drum Records]
  5. Deconstruction, by Dredillah. Chicago, USA. [Shrammaka Recordings]
  6. Metonic Cycle, by INAO. Paris, France.[CyberCrunk]
  7. Angels (feat. Meghan Bowman), by Sans Nom. [SCL]
  8. Always Together, by Stephen Cheng. New York, USA.
  9. Tre to the Q, by Walls. Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. [BlocSonic]
  10. El Dub Del Bar Uno, by C/VVV. Santiago, Chile. [Pueblo Nuevo]
  11. Alien Sex Magic, by Govinda. Austin, Texas, USA. [Gravitas Recordings]
  12. The Skank, by Los Mojados. Fairfield, California, USA. [Bandcamp]
  13. Thieves (Terroremix), by Ultragore. Germany. [Crach Records]

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PCP#616… Power Balance….2019-08-31T15:55:22+00:00