Last thursdays Skids half hour prompted us to come up with a great idea for a music podcast. Most of the BBC podcasts seem to be for free. Does anyone think people would baulk at 99p a download for great songs delivered in a funny and unique way? We've got to work out ho to fund getting the star presenters and paying the PRS
Personaly, I wouldn't pay to download anything but I'm sure some people would.
Once you've learned to nick, you don't pay for anything.The internet is a great big pub called The Burglars.Or The Duchess or The Unicorn.Some people may be interested in the funny and unique though.
Why pay when you can download and convert from You tube or a peer to peer members site?
mmm yes just found out you cant sell podcasts on itunes, how did ricky gervais make all that cash?
No idea, but makes me think of DAnny Baker and Danny Kelly's ace recent but short lived return via pay for podcast which ended like this...Dear All,It appals me to say it but there will be no more All Day Breakfast Shows nor Baker & Kelly's. There has now been a irreversible and utter breakdown between the on-air team and the company who have, with varying degrees of success, provided it to you online. I suppose I should have heeded the warning of many of you after the initial, half-assed sign up but, Jesus Christ, I wanted this to work. I have absolutely no idea where any subscription fees are, went or remain. All I know is that we all have created an enormous amount of strong, funny, unbeatable internet shows and in return received nothing. And I mean nothing. Not a brass penny in nine long months just some hefty studio bills along the way. Now it has come down to the old "Ah well if you read your contract you'll find..." and I feel like some dumb-cluck boy band.Truth is when you're fifty years old, a successful broadcaster for two thirds of your life, and you're standing, crushed, on the sweaty Northern Line every day going to work without even so much as getting your ticket reimbursed... well it kind of rankles you know? I don't know any of my peers or, indeed, any of our genuinely genius audience who would tolerate such a circumstance. It's a rotten shame but enough is enough. The shows were too good and I have too much respect for myself and the team to allow this farcical situation to continue a belly-laugh longer. When I think of the hours and hours of midnight oil that Sonny put in to the magnificent websites alone it frankly makes my blood boil. What a sucker. (Me that is, not you Son).Radio - in whatever form I can deliver it - is what I do for a living. The current situation is, professionally, killing us all.I can't thank you enough for any of the two-quids - wherever they currently are - that you were good enough to invest in the ADBS. I just hope what you heard made it worthwhile. That will be the only recompense I can take from this whole wretched episode.Regards and with great apologies to you all,DB.
I can remember meeting him at the pub near the NME once and he was moaning then about his accountant not letting him even have 70p for a sticky bun from greggs or something.
As a criminologist (that sounds crap doesn't it) I reckon you are on to a loser - as mentioned above if people know they can get something a bit like it for free then they will go there, a £1 subscription is a ballache, anything less isn't worth the bother - my guess would be to give something fantastic as a freebie and then make clear that the next new even better fantastic thing was unfortunately going to cost.
This is the first step towards radio OMJ I have long been advocating... the OMJ podcast. Isn't sponsorship the way you make money from these things? We just keep talking about Barbour jackets and Adidas trainers for long enough, someone's got to stump up haven't they?
No - payment won't work - sponsorship will.Check out the David Mitchell podcasts. One sponsor and he's producing regular slots of well produced mirth. In video as well!
The book is also good. Some fantastic and shocking stories.
Anyone got any good ones? I get the bbc ones, from our correspondent, documentary of the week. Quite like history ones
I'm a bit loathe to admit this, but I've been listening to all the.Sorry I can't do it.
I listen in work to Danny bakers show from Saturday mornings and no such thing as a fish , made by the QI elves . The Tom Robinson introducing one is good , but without looking up the playlist , you don't know who the bands are .
white dragon wrote:I listen in work to Danny bakers show from Saturday mornings and no such thing as a fish , made by the QI elves . The Tom Robinson introducing one is good , but without looking up the playlist , you don't know who the bands are .
I need to listen to tom Robinsons podcasts. everytime I hear his show I really like it but its rare I listen
placidcasual wrote:Anyone got any good ones? I get the bbc ones, from our correspondent, documentary of the week. Quite like history ones
Placid, these may be of interest to you; http://www.wtfpod.com/podcast
Saw him recommended somewhere and subscribed. I listened to the Mike Judge one, for no apparent reason, and enjoyed listening to two guys chat shit for over an hour about things and places I don't even know.Gonna stick my neck out here and tell you who I find funny and perfect for the podcast medium; Adam Buxton. He of Adam and Joe. I like his jingles as much as his accents. Kids jokes read by adults always make me laugh.Dig his stuff out, there's lots of it around. And because its in the past, it sort of works listening to it in the wrong order.Is listening to podcasts our equivalent to A Book at Bedtime?My current podcast listing is:1 x LFC podcast (and fuck me there's some shit ones)1 x The Times/The Game podcast (smug gets on that one)1 x Adam and Joe1 x Radcliffe & Maconie1 x Lauren Laverne (she'd be an ace bird)1 x WTF (for long journeys)Open to others...
Adam Buxton is great. Ive just started listening to some old Adam and Joe podcasts. Radcliffe and Marconi podcasts good. Will give WTF a go. SquareballDesert Island DiscsDocumentary of the WeekFrom our CorrespondentStuff you should know (bit annyoing but can be interesting)The Moth (this is ace, cheers Cuts)Great Lives
The Moth FreakonomicsThis American Life (the Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde episode is a corker)SerialAll very goodAlso just thought to Google Mark n Lard, no podcast but soundclouds out there.