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Forum: Music Yesterday, 16:03
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By Inkblot
Two great live versions from Daryl Hall, the...

Two great live versions from Daryl Hall, the first with Chromeo:

https://youtu.be/WOE1-2Fza5Q

The second with Mayer Hawthorne, Booker T. Jones and a groovy jazz flute:

https://youtu.be/8t2s9HSrkl8
Forum: Radio Yesterday, 08:29
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By Inkblot
There are already plenty of jibes about the...

There are already plenty of jibes about the "transistor" on the roof in the comments on the Guardian's site.

I often scan the FM band whilst stuck in traffic and it has seemed less full of...
Forum: Radio 25-07-2015, 16:24
Replies: 33
Views: 1,724
Posted By Inkblot
But is it more for Radio 1 listeners who are on...

But is it more for Radio 1 listeners who are on holiday in Ibiza, or for R1 listeners who are at home listening to the radio?

Arguably providing programming for people who can't go to Ibiza is a...
Forum: Radio 25-07-2015, 12:19
Replies: 33
Views: 1,724
Posted By Inkblot
No, he's not into clubbing. He'd probably be more...

No, he's not into clubbing. He'd probably be more interested in Coachella-type festivals, I think.

Is clubbing big right across the UK? It always strikes me as more of a northern thing.
Forum: Radio 25-07-2015, 12:13
Replies: 33
Views: 1,724
Posted By Inkblot
Didn't the schools break up yesterday? They were...

Didn't the schools break up yesterday? They were probably out all night celebrating.

I don't know whether young people are that bothered about Ibiza. My son's now in his mid-20s and I don't think...
Forum: Advice 25-07-2015, 10:52
Replies: 44
Views: 3,384
Posted By Inkblot
This is the nub of it. I know people whose kids...

This is the nub of it. I know people whose kids are at private school and do intensive extracurricular activities because they need those extra factors to boost their chances of getting into Oxford....
Forum: Radio 25-07-2015, 10:28
Replies: 67
Views: 5,733
Posted By Inkblot
It would be interesting to see a breakdown of...

It would be interesting to see a breakdown of Radio 2's budget. Surely the shows which consist of a presenter sitting in front of a microphone playing commercially released songs are quite cheap to...
Forum: Advice 25-07-2015, 08:56
Replies: 46
Views: 2,824
Posted By Inkblot
Good point. Soho is quite interesting to explore....

Good point. Soho is quite interesting to explore. Berwick Street (http://www.berwickstreetlondon.co.uk) and the area around it has some one-off shops and restaurants. If you like books the new Foyles...
Forum: Advice 24-07-2015, 13:24
Replies: 46
Views: 2,824
Posted By Inkblot
A female friend went to the Carsten Höller...

A female friend went to the Carsten Höller exhibition at the Hayward Gallery and seemed to really enjoy it. See http://carstenholler.southbankcentre.co.uk for more info. Apparently it's a real...
Forum: Radio 24-07-2015, 13:03
Replies: 67
Views: 5,733
Posted By Inkblot
That's what the debate was in the 1960s. Since...

That's what the debate was in the 1960s. Since then we've had independent local radio, national independent radio, then the more honestly-titled commercial radio, then all of the above plus...
Forum: Radio 24-07-2015, 11:03
Replies: 14
Views: 1,294
Posted By Inkblot
Denmark has a public service broadcaster funded...

Denmark has a public service broadcaster funded by a licence fee and has eight DAB public service radio stations, of which four are also on FM. From what I can see on Wikipedia the major difference...
Forum: Radio 23-07-2015, 16:47
Replies: 29
Views: 1,639
Posted By Inkblot
Kielty has an odd style for radio. He keeps...

Kielty has an odd style for radio. He keeps whispering and lowering his voice in a conspiratorial way, which doesn't really work when you have to be able to hear him to know what he's on about.

He...
Forum: Movies 23-07-2015, 08:52
Replies: 17
Views: 1,254
Posted By Inkblot
The comparison with TV is interesting. Where are...

The comparison with TV is interesting. Where are the film equivalents of Mad Men, Breaking Bad, or even something like Banshee which is pure pulp fiction for the small screen? TV shows nowadays ask...
Forum: Radio 22-07-2015, 10:26
Replies: 78
Views: 6,323
Posted By Inkblot
Hardeep Singh Kohli now runs a curry restauran...

Hardeep Singh Kohli now runs a curry restauran (http://www.vdeep.co.uk)t in Edinburgh.

It's not yet clear whether it's Asian-British-Scottish or British-Scottish-Asian. It does serve "bubble and...
Forum: Radio 22-07-2015, 10:10
Replies: 27
Views: 1,419
Posted By Inkblot
But if the 38% is specifically the percentage of...

But if the 38% is specifically the percentage of people who listened to Radio 4 via DAB between 07.45 and 08.00, that is just a snapshot, not a representative sample of all listening.

That Guardian...
Forum: General Discussion 22-07-2015, 09:49
Replies: 25
Views: 1,280
Posted By Inkblot
I usually get messages saying "your parcel will...

I usually get messages saying "your parcel will be delivered between 11.36 and 12.36" which is very helpful. The down side is I then develop an urgent need to go to the toilet between 11.36 and 12.36.
Forum: Radio 22-07-2015, 09:03
Replies: 27
Views: 1,419
Posted By Inkblot
No, having read it, it's shockingly badly...

No, having read it, it's shockingly badly written. When I had a Rajar diary I didn't bother to read that section because I knew that the statistic they needed was the platform. Otherwise it might as...
Forum: Radio 22-07-2015, 08:48
Replies: 22
Views: 1,550
Posted By Inkblot
One o'clock this morning...

One o'clock this morning (http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b062hl3m).
Forum: Radio 22-07-2015, 08:10
Replies: 27
Views: 1,419
Posted By Inkblot
True, though that isn't the question the Rajar...

True, though that isn't the question the Rajar diary asks. If you're listening to FM on a DAB-capable radio you should specify FM in the diary and there's no reason - apart from carelessness or...
Forum: Radio 22-07-2015, 07:59
Replies: 22
Views: 1,550
Posted By Inkblot
No. It's a fictitious anniversary she, her agent...

No. It's a fictitious anniversary she, her agent and her PR company have made up to promote her new compilation album...
Forum: General Discussion 21-07-2015, 22:49
Replies: 29
Views: 962
Posted By Inkblot
What you're saying is, people less well-educated...

What you're saying is, people less well-educated than you should shut up.

I beg to differ.
Forum: Music 21-07-2015, 20:27
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By Inkblot
Nor would I but the system wouldn't let us do it.

Nor would I but the system wouldn't let us do it.
Forum: Music 21-07-2015, 16:17
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By Inkblot
I had this when I was booking cinema tickets last...

I had this when I was booking cinema tickets last week. The Odeon web site allocated me two seats just slightly right-of-centre, so I tried to move both seats one place to the left. It refused to let...
Forum: Radio 21-07-2015, 14:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By Inkblot
There was a Kickstarter project for a film about...

There was a Kickstarter project for a film about the Blockheads: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/freeseedfilms/the-blockheads-beyond-the-call-of-dury but it failed to raise enough money.

Now it...
Forum: Music 21-07-2015, 13:47
Replies: 17
Views: 705
Posted By Inkblot
I haven't tried Apple Music yet but this article...

I haven't tried Apple Music yet but this article from CNET gives instructions on how to share your playlists: http://www.cnet.com/uk/how-to/how-to-create-and-share-playlists-in-apple-music/
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