Phonograph DJ MAC: “I Guess People Still Appreciate Radio Shows”

Phonograph DJ MAC: “I Guess People Still Appreciate Radio Shows”

This is my interview with Phonograph DJ MAC, conducted by Skype on 16 November 2015

This program is sponsored by LivBarJ Jean Portraits, & Peggy’s Vegan Hot Sauce. For more information about our sponsors, follow the link.


Topics Include:

The Antique Phonograph Music Program, the sound of the program, getting into antique collecting, getting the idea to play crank-up machines on the radio, getting on WFMU, exposing these artists that are now forgotten, The National Jukeboxthe Antique Phonograph Enthusiasts page on Facebook, finding old records is easy, The Mechanical Music Extravaganza, the act of listening to music in different formats, the change in radio transitioning from terrestrial to digital, having a curated guide to this era, doing live events with the machines, learning about the era and the machines, presenting offensive music in a historical context, the incremental steps between genres, finding some new old stock in upstate NY, MAC’s Experimental side, the 100 gramophone Laughing Record idea, hearing recorded sounds for the first time, Perfecting Sound Forever, how simple the technology is, how fragile the formats are, The Internet Museum of Flexi / Cardboard / Oddity Records, learning to hear these songs, and DJing with these machines.

MACs 20th Anniversary Broadcast live on WFMU,

MAC’s New York Times Profile

The UCSB Cylinder Audio Archive.

Radio Boredcast, People Like Us & MAC’s hour of programming.

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