Tag Archives: DJ Spinn

The Show: Taite Gallery

Happy birthday Aotearoa. Happy birthday Bob Marley. And most importantly, happy birthday Neil Swiggs, Esq.

Going way back to 1979 in Auckland, New Zealand, legendary music journalist Dylan Taite interviewed legendary rastaman Bob Marley, an interview secured via the well worn journalist’s route of “having a kick-around.”

And here’s the playlist (not quite) in full… we’re missing a few minutes where we played the Melvin van Peebles song. Apologies. That’s what hot weather and power cuts does to broadcasting equipment.

Direct download: The_Joint_2016-02-06-12-14.mp3

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm

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The show: Failing to bridge the generation gap

Can men of advanced years continue to broadcast saucy tunes made by young people without appearing, at best, odd or, at worst, creepy?

We’re not sure, so we invite you to listen to all of Posi+ive by Babeo Baggins in your own time.

 

And here’s today’s playlist in full…

Direct download: The_Joint_2015-09-12-12-14.mp3

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm

The Show: Rat Boy Hype Men

This amazingly scientific chart of the phenomenon known as 'vocal fry' is courtesy of Science News.

This amazingly brilliantly scientific chart showing the fingerprint of the phenomenon known as ‘vocal fry’ is courtesy of Science News.

Fraserhead here. Four years behind the times as usual because I’ve only just found out about the phenomenon of the vocal fry register and how it is terrible for young women in the USA to practice it (but it’s okay for men to do so). Happy to admit that “vocal fry” has never bothered me but “upspeak” does get on my tits. Some reading for your Sunday morning below…

NPR: From Upspeak To Vocal Fry: Are We ‘Policing’ Young Women’s Voices?

Naomi Wolf: Young women, give up the vocal fry and reclaim your strong female voice

Al Jazeera: Stop telling women how to talk

And here’s the playlist in full…

Direct download: The_Joint_2015-07-25-12-14.mp3

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm