Month: November 2012

Radio

Radio Festival 2012 – Some Thoughts

During the Radio Festival, I was busily writing some contemporaneous notes about what was happening at the sessions I attended. But these...

Radio

Radio Festival Day Two

Apologies for any typos in these notes. I’ll tidy things up later… The excellent Margherita Taylor – due to be inducted...

Radio

Radio Festival/Techcon 2012

I’m writing this as we go, and will tidy up the text later. But these are my notes “live”… As David Lloyd, MCing...

Books

Radio Books

In the back flap of Danny Baker’s new autobiography, Going to Sea in a Sieve, the simple text beneath Baker’s photo says: Danny...

Radio

A Radio Future

On Monday, the great and the good of the UK radio industry, and visitors from beyond, will gather in Salford for the annual Radio Festival....

Music

Bellowhead at the Roundhouse

I think Bellowhead is probably my favourite live band. They’ve just started a new tour, and last night it reached the wonderful...

Films

Beasts of the Southern Wild and The Master

Beasts of the Southern Wild is a truly remarkable piece of cinema. We get a mix of magical realism alongside an almost conceivable life in...