New Blog!

If you’re reading this you’re on my old blog. Ill keep it up as long as possible for archiving etc. but I won’t be adding to it except for things to do with a university subject, ‘Storylab’. My new stuff…

Interviews, A best of

Over the last year Ive had the privilege of interviewing some amazing people on the airwaves for Triple R. Now as I approach the end of 2014 I thought I’d reflect on my two favorites and why I enjoyed them…

Listening, a practice

It wont surprise you that we do a lot of ¬†listening in Radio studies. An entirely aural medium requires it. Perhaps what you wouldn’t expect is that there are different types of listening. Ever heard of perifial vision? Its what…

Mastering (in) the multitrack

This semester myself and a group of friends have written and recorded a radio play. This one has a bit of a twist. Its about Australian Politics. The sound effects are done live.. Here it is below.. The Budgie Emergency…

The Australian Music Scene

As I write this I am simultaneously trawling through vast stores of digital music as I search for the tracks for my next ‘Room With A View’ (RWAV) show on Triple R. As the 0’s and 1’s are smoothly converted…

Cutting up the clock

Cutting up the clock

I’m currently in production for my last episode of Room With A View and starting to get the schedule together. I thought I would pause for a minute to reflect on how I put a show together now compared to…

Black and white and read all over, week 2

This week I read the beginning of Understanding Social Media, a text pertaining to, you guessed it, social media! I only made it through the first two chapters but they were very lucid in their contentions (in my opinion anyway..)…

Graphs.

Below is a graph of mentions of ‘nation’ and ‘economy’. Notice the fluctuations in the use of ‘nation’? They seem to coincide with WW1, WW2 and the Vietnam war. Interesting how the notion of nation comes to fore when it’s…

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