Audio

Music

The Agonising Death of the Physical Soundtrack Album

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the issues surrounding getting hold of physical copies of the Dune soundtrack albums in physical form....

Audio, Radio

RAJAR Q3 2021

This post is brought to you in association with RALF from DP Software and Services. I’ve used RALF for the many years, and it’s my...

Audio, Music

Dune Soundtrack

I’m looking forward to seeing Denis Villeneuve’s take on Dune this weekend, when it finally gets its UK release (technically...

Podcasts

Top 10 Podcast Trends – Radiodays Europe 2021

I was fortunate enough to present at Radiodays Europe 2021, and for those interested, here’s a copy of my slide deck. I hope...

Podcasts

Top 10 Podcast Trends in 10 Minutes

I spoke today at Podcast Day 24, a big online podcast event that spread across Australasia, Europe and North America, and as the name...

Audio, Podcasts

Ofcom UK Podcast Survey 2021

Thanks to someone on the UK Audionetwork email group for alerting me to this data that Ofcom has recently published in tabular form on its...

Audio, Music

YouTube Music and Missing Songs

This weekend Promising Young Woman finally arrived in the UK, courtesy of Sky Movies. Coming laden with awards and award nominations, and...

Audio

Social Audio – It’s Only So “Social” Right Now

For the last couple of months anyone in the audio space has heard an awful lot about Clubhouse, the Silicon Valley social audio startup....

Audio, Podcasts

Broadening My Listening in 2021

In other words, not listening to any more celebrity podcasts. As podcasting as an industry grows, it feels that each week sees yet another...

Radio

RAJAR During COVID-19

This afternoon RAJAR, the UK’s radio research body, published a press release explaining changes they were making to the survey...