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Category: Sound Archive

A regular coulmn of audio from my personal archive of tapes and discs

Never more than 30 years away from music

Readers who are followers of anniversaries of significant radio moments in history, will realise that this weekend marks the 30th…

Your radio played loudly at this time of year can annoy your neighbours…

It’s been a glorious summery weekend round these parts, so for this week’s delve into the archive it’s a summer…

Meanwhile on the other MFM

There is a lot debate and discussion over radio networking, especially topical at the moment with the recent expansion of…

Heart is going … Capital is coming … oh no Heart is coming

There has been a lot of discussion about the migration of “Real Radio” to “Heart” on places such as the…

We play Whatever You Want (but only if it makes the playlist)

Recently the Radio Academy London branch organised an event about radio playlists. Various accounts and the chit chat on twitter…

One is not to be prank called

Here’s one I wish I’d spotted in my archive at the height of the royal prank call scandal. No doubt…

Penky waking the capital in 1997

Hot on the tails of last weeks mention of a certain Steve Penk, I was listening through a few old…

What ever happened to the jocks with “The Best Variety of Weather”

This week’s delve into the audio archive, while taking us back to the 1990’s is inspired by topical events. Those…

DAB my radio? Did I spill something on it?

Turn the clock back to 1995 if you where listening to BBC Radio 4, then your choices to tune into would be FM or AM. Until those clever engineering types at the BBC turned on some new fangled box of tricks called ‘DAB Transmitters’.

Flip and Vote – letting the listener decide their favourite radio format

Recently I read over on Radio Today a story entitled Star to flip format 10 times in 10 days reporting…

Hanging on the telephone

Let’s start with the health warning, this piece has the potential to offend, I will be making light of prank…

Saviour of Radio One breakfast show leaves

What’s the real story behind the departure of the host of Britain’s biggest breakfast show?

You won’t have to listen to radio stations named after chocolate bars forever

With talk of loss of ‘heritage radio brands’..

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