Podcast Roundup II

History Podcasts

Here’s my second podcast roundup. Yes, I’m sticking with the Roman numerals. This time I picked a theme, these podcasts are all history-related.

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Fix Facebook

I am a musician. That was primarily the reason I joined Facebook, it seemed like a good way to reach people and promote gigs. When I signed up, it said on the main page “Facebook is free, and always will be”. Continue reading Fix Facebook

Hello Internet

I have recommended other things with relatively little explanation. Sometimes a song doesn’t require much explanation, I’m recommending it because I think it’s a good song. But if I’m going to recommend listening to what could eventually amount to hundreds of hours of two dudes talking, I’d better tell you something about it up front. I’ll write a brief profile of the host and vice-host from a listener’s point of view.

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Wintergatan

I saw the marble machine video when it came out in 2016. Like a lot of people, I was blown away. It now has over 70 million views on YouTube. I’ll embed it below in case you are the person who hasn’t seen it.

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HITRECORD

UPDATE: MARCH 28 2018
This blog post is a general explainer of HitRecord and my involvement with it. If you want to see what HitRecord is about first hand, now is a great time to jump in because I am hosting the Play Along Weekly Music Remix Collaboration. The host picks a sample and the idea is for people to remix that sample any way they want before the Saturday deadline. Check out this week’s challenge video for more info.

HitRecord is a collaborative community made up of people from all around the world, working to make art together. This community is also a production company that has produced short films, books, records, a TV show, T-shirts, advertisements, socks, and plenty more. Continue reading HITRECORD

Names Names Names

I dot-commed my own name. I know, it seems self-indulgent. It undoubtedly is. Continue reading Names Names Names

Recommends: This Weather Visualisation Tool

At time of writing, Ireland is bracing for a cold snap. Continue reading Recommends: This Weather Visualisation Tool