Plinth Broadcast Wins Bronze Student Radio Award

The special edition of Arts Attack which came live from Trafalgar Square last summer came third in the Best Outside Broadcast category at last night’s Student Radio Awards. Fair enough, bronze isn’t the shinest of prizes but seeing as the award was sponsored by Galaxy we were amazed that our arts and culture show even got a mention. And Kate and I got to dress up and attend a swanky awards ceremony at the IndigO2, the highlight of which was Tim Westwood expressing his confusion at being asked to present the award for Best Station Sound (“Think Westwood… Think Station …

Arts Attack – Latitude Special

For a very special edition of Arts Attack, Kate and I headed to Latitude festival in Suffolk where we managed to catch up with Adam Buxton, Kevin Eldon, Josie Long, the School of Life, the RSC and Saddler’s Wells! It’s like the greatest edition of Arts Attack ever, and it was recorded in a field! Have a listen on Mixcloud… Arts Attack – Latitude Special by Roundhouse Radio on Mixcloud

Joe on Radio – MMR Wars (Arts Attack 13/02/09)

This week’s feature for ‘Arts Attack’ has nothing to do with TV but instead looks at the world of radio and a broadcast by Jeni Barnett on London station LBC during which she declares the MMR vaccine an unnecessary evil. I explore the dangerous effects of poor research and inaccurate health reporting as well as the fallout of this particular case of bad science broadcasting – including LBC’s attempts to sue Ben Goldacre. Arts Attack is the weekly arts and culture show on Roundhouse Radio. Hosted by Kate Lamble, the shows looks at all aspects of culture from books and …

Joe on TV – Naughty Words (Arts Attack 14/11/08)

The first of my features on the world of TV and Radio for ‘Arts Attack’, Roundhouse Radio’s very own weekly culture show. This week I take a look at Channel 4’s Winter 2009 highlights as well as discussing whether the Daily Express can be the Mary Whitehouse of the 21st century and end swearing on TV. Arts Attack is the weekly arts and culture show on Roundhouse Radio. Hosted by Kate Lamble, the shows looks at all aspects of culture from books and film to music and TV. If you would like to hear the full show, and I recommend …

Radio Radio

Radio is great. If radio was a football team I would have a season ticket, the replica kit and the official branded underwear. I would refuse to drink out of anything other than my Radio FC mug and I’d heckle TV fans for being glory hunters. Until today I was unshakable in my conviction that radio, like the Rolling Stones, will never die. Then I listened to this shower of shite… http://risingstar.sony.co.uk These are the people that the radio industry reckon are the great new rising stars of the radio world. Listen to them. Like what you hear? Thought not. …