During the lockdowns I fell in love with what audio could do. There’s something to be said for life in the box room, for playing around with your work and voice when you should probably be doing something else.
Tell Me Something was born out of a frustration at not being able to do live gigs. I still wanted to connect with poets and to help get their work out to connect with others. So I learned how to use Audacity and began to stitch together contributed poems with nature and urban sounds in to a transporting soundscape. I’m so proud of these wonderful collaborative pieces of audio art – have a listen…
Here’s episode one:
and here’s episode two:
I’ve also become a regular contributor to Crediton Radio, recording blogposts and an interview which listeners can download from the website. The plan is to develop the project from podcast to fully fledged station. Have a story to tell? Why not get involved, or contact me and I’ll help you to tell it.
Here’s founder Jake Lloyd talking to me about his career in radio at BBC Radio 5 Live and his passion for the power of raio to draw communities together: