Posts Tagged ‘BBc Radio 3’

A few years ago there was a corner of the world wide web called Speechification. According to those behind Speechification it was “A blog of Radio 4. Not about Radio 4 but of it. We point to the bits we like, the bits you might have missed, the bits that someone might have sneakily recorded. And other […]


Distant Voices

21Jun13

A few months before my maternal grandmother died in 2011 I recorded her talking with the lovely Mrs Weir. I’m not wholly sure why I did, I think I was just idly tinkering with my phone and stumbled upon the Voice Memos application. The recording I made is only around seven minutes long but I don’t […]


Pigs In Space

21Jan13

I have to admit I don’t listen to a great deal on BBC Radio 3 however the little I do catch is usually very good indeed. One programme I try and keep up with is the excellent Between the Ears, which styles itself rather vaguely as “innovative and thought-provoking features on a wide variety of […]


A collection of links really but links well worth looking into further. First up is this CD, The MMs Bar Recordings, available from the superlative Trunk Records. The MMs Bar Recordings were collected by artist Sandra Cross and are recordings, (suprising eh), of the announcements made regarding the buffet car on coach F of the Midland […]


You can blame Rhodri for this. He’s been wandering down memory lane and I’ve decided to join him for a while, (different lane mind but you get my drift). Many years ago I “worked” for a band, a band called, (in fact still called), Magoo – I say “worked” because I had no idea what I […]