1. gpotter

    #ds106radio update


    Photo via @noiseprofessor

    For the first time since 2011 #ds106radio went down hard – for 48 hours.   I won’t go into the details of what the ice weasels reported when they entered the station, but they felt it best to reno the studios and broadcast tower by eating most of …

  2. gpotter

    The Moth


    Storytelling rests on ‘ands’.  It’s a series of connectives and all of the contentious parts kinda have to exist as subtext – you’re simply narrating something.  The audience is enlisted in the narration and the disagreements exist at a deeper level.

    There is a kind of intimacy, an old fashioned …

  3. gpotter

    Walking Distance to the Jukebox


    “And also like all men perhaps there’ll be an occasion, maybe a summer night sometime, when he’ll look up from what he’s doing and listen to the distant music of a calliope, and hear the voices and the laughter of the people and the places of his past. And perhaps …

  4. gpotter

    Android to #ds106radio


    Have an Android powered phone?  Been looking for a way to broadcast live audio to #ds106radio?

    Pocket Transmitter allows you broadcast to #ds106radio in same manner as things are done with Papaya Broadcaster.

    There is one small snag … this application requires users to connect to IceCast using Shoutcast-compatibility mode.  …

  5. gpotter

    The Langley Schools Music Project


    “I knew virtually nothing about conventional music education, and didn’t know how to teach singing. Above all, I knew nothing of what children’s music was supposed to be. But the kids had a grasp of what they liked: emotion, drama, and making music as a group. Whether the results were …

  6. gpotter

    Sex and Broadcasting


    “I’m not dead.” I’M NOT DEAD. “It’s just a rumor, spread by my enemies,” he says. IT’S JUST A RUMOR. SPREAD BY MY ENEMIES. SO THEY CAN TAKE THE RADIO STATION AWAY FROM ME.

    excerpt from Sex and Broadcasting

    Lorenzo Milam’s Sex and Broadcasting (PDF) was an early 60′s manifesto …

  7. gpotter

    #ds106radio Going Back to New York City



    One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.

    ~ Thomas Wolfe

    .I put together a few New York themed songs, shouted out my radio show theme and time on Twitter, and opened the #ds106 PBX.  The result was …

  8. gpotter



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