Episode 104: Marc Vickers

“Tell us how you did it.” I should do this more often but I pulled a small, simple quote from the end of our interview because I think this is very important for new/young/budding talent to keep in mind. When applying for gigs and sending audio THAT is what Marc Vickers, Creative Director of Wisebuddah…

Maxibeats France – Gabriel Passajou

I stumbled into some new production from an old pal, Gabriel Passajou.  He is working with Yan Harris in France on a  new endeavour – Maxi-Beat http://www.maxibeat.fr/ – Check out the vid and I did ask Gabriel for some more detail – find that below direct form him… Its a new company in France called Maxi…

Episode 54 – Steve Pigott – P1

Episode 54 brings me to a guest I have been interested in speaking with for a WHILE.  He tells me I pulled him out of a 5 or so year interview blackout so that is cool!  Steve Pigott is well known globally for his radio branding skills on the creative side and on the business…

Episode 24 – Part 1 – Ricky Roo

We welcome Ricky Roo to the show.  Ricky is a talented producer currently based at KDWB and KTLK – FM in The Twin Cities, Minnesota.  Ricky has been producing radio imaging for years with a bulk of that for CBS in Dallas, TX.  Ricky is a very musical producer with a lot of parody and…

Roo – Show Notes

Here are the Ricky Roo Show Notes… www.RickyRoo.com Roo Logos – New Link to Roo Sessions – Logo Production KDWB Demo

Episode 23 – Part 1 – Sandy Beech

Sandy Beech, the Managing Director of Music 4 in London, joins the show.  Music 4 has grown to prominence in Radio Jingle production in London and across the U.K.  We discuss his history in radio which took him from Leeds to London and a few places in between including a Pirate Ship! — sort of.…

Episode 23 – Part 2 – Sandy Beech

We continue with Sandy starting with Radio Jingles from the late 90’s mixed into the current Radio “1tros” We delve into many other aspects of running your own company and specifically jingle licensing, producing someone else’s logo and what its like to work in a pl;ace like Music 4. show23_2_033110

Beech – Show Notes

Sandy’s Music 4 Site -Check it out.  There is a ton to see and hear! Part 3 – Stuff I had to pull out for content/tomfoolery/political offendery Radio 1tros – Current BBC Radio 1 Jingles – Late 90’s CAPITAL FM IMAGING MONTAGE – 1994

Episode 21 – Part 1 – Steve Sykes

Steve Sykes joins the show this week.  He is a multi-talented producer who also does some voice work.  He is well known now for 2 main things.  Imaging Producer of WSLZ in St. Louis and Owner, producer at Hooks Jingles.  Part 1 is more general knowledge about Steve and radio imaging.  Part 2 is where…

Episode 21 – Part 2 – Steve Sykes

Part 2 Continues with a lot of tech-speak.  We get into the studio setup, equipment recommendations, audio chain suggestions and software/plug-in talk.  Melody Sharp, Steve’s wife, also joins the show to discuss radio imaging voiceover and the benefits of being hooked up with a big time producer.  We also discuss jingle production specifically and how…

Sykes – Show Notes

Steve’s Full “Hooks” Jingle demo…. SYKES- JINGLE SCOPE WHYI_TOH-HOOKS – Sample **REVIEW** SONAR-Gavan’s Producers Podcast Review Pictures!! Row1 – Sykes setup Row2 – Sykes Jingle Production Screen Caps Row3 and 4 – Sonar Screen Caps

KSCS Dallas – Logo Production

TM Studios produces the jingles at KSCS but to give us a more creative spin on this heritage 4 note sound I started just producing and integrating the logo into promos, TOH’s and song intros.  It worked very well with a Justin Moore song (heard at the end) and I failed miserably with a Lady-A…

Episode 3 – Part 1 – Chris Stevens

Chris Stevens, VP Creative at TM Studios in Dallas, discusses the world of radio production. He has a background in music and is also a well known imaging producer for stations all over the U.K. and other parts of Europe. This is Part 1 of 2 because we can’t shut our mouths and are both…

Episode 3 – Part 2 – Chris Stevens

Chris Stevens, VP Creative at TM Studios in Dallas, continues our discussion the world of radio production. We discuss more radio stuff here but get into much more tips and tricks. It very cool to hear about this from someone who was brought up in a very different radio climate. Public radio rules over there…