It’s here, SUMMER, and in the UK we’re feeling HOT HOT HOT.
Totally tropical, drink plenty of water, wherever and whatever your doing.
Today is the longest day, and the start of the Glastonbury Festival.
Listen Out for our nod to Glastonbury at the weekend.
Alex is still working his way through “fill in the blanks” and is upto 1956, only another 61 years to go….
Another week draws to a close, and a busy, and at sometimes frustrating one for AJK Radio.
I.T issues continued to plague the studio this week, so much so I went back to using Windows 7
My voice tracking presenters have had to suffer too, with RVT (remote voice tracking) being unavailable during the down time.
One a more positive note….
Leee John has recorded some voice overs for the station, and we’ve EXCLUSIVE pre launch play of the NEW album ‘Retropia”
To top all that, last wednesday I chatted to Leee for 45 minutes about music and the new album… as my first music interview, it didn’t have a dull fixed format of questions Leee has heard 1000 times before. in fact I came away as if I’d just caught up with an old friend.
Please do pre order the album, It is proper music, an album you will want to listen to time and time again.
For exclusive tracks from the album Leee is our “Artist on the Hour” throughout May, and the back catalougue of Leee’s work with Imagination is also showcased.
As always , thanks for listening, following and sharing
Been a busy few weeks since I last blogged.
I.T issues due to the station being online 24/7 that means the computers running the station have been giving me sleepless nights.
The Studio PC in particular haas been giving me problems of late however….
for the geeks amoung us, Broadcast Radio are working on V5 of their Myriad Playout software, we went live with a preview on the studio machine last week to overcome issues of V4 just conking out on us mid broadcast (compter related, not the software)
On a side not we have v4 working on a MAC!! via Parallels, and it’s more reliable than it’s windows counterpart (go figure)
Our latest presenter Paul Beavis goes from strength to strength with his show Weds 7-9pm (GMT)
The BIGGEST news is (drumroll please)
Leee John of Imagination has asked AJK Radio to promote his new album “Retropia” out on June 9th 2017
Listen out as Leee is our Artist on the Hour, EVERY hour for May, and you might just hear a track or two from the new album
Head over to our website to pre order the album
As always thanks for listening…. until next time
We are proud to welcome and introduce Paul Beavis on air in April 2017
Paul is our second presenter to be putting shows together from the comfort of his home, he is also autistic.
AJK Radio is proud to do things differently, and will be increasing the awareness of autism, its challenges to those who live with it on a daily basis and how others can help to better understand. World Autism Awareness Week 27th March – 2nd April 2017
Your donations to both the station to keep it going and to the National Autism Society are appreciated.
All details can be found here
In other news….
We lost some Rock ‘n’ Roll over the weekend with the passing of Chuck Berry
Dame Vera Lynn celebrated her 100th Birthday
Keep an eye out for our World Autism Awareness Week posts
As always, thanks for listening
Please welcome first-time contributor Sophie, a woman who was born in Belgium on Woodstock day in 1969. Sophie is mom to a wonderful boy who has been diagnosed as being on the Autism spectrum. After graduating with a Master’s of Science in Mass Communication from Boston University in 1994, she worked for 18 years with major global leaders in […]
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When I first started noticing the signs about my daughter, I realized I was the only one that felt that there was something different about her. Although I would try to explain things to the rest of my family and friends it just seemed like no one was getting it.
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Thought I’d post an update 😀
On the SoundCloud and mixcloud platform is a special three part countdown of the biggest selling singles of the 1960’s.
Who’s at #1?
Go grab the shows on catchup over on those sites.
We welcome Paul, to the station, he is our second autistic presenter and is currently awaiting some shiny new radio kit to get him online and out to you on the www.
Songs. Onto use to grow the catalogue, last count 25,000 songs to choose from! No same 10 songs in a row here 😄
Is it live or recorded…. can you tell? When myself and Trevor are on air, are we??
Technology at the station, as with most of the professional ones, has come on heaps over the years, allowing the presenters to have a more 9-5 job, the trick is to sound convincing
Thanks for listening and keep following our development throughout 2017