This is Robert Nelson. I am the host of Smile Jamaica, Roots Reggae & Dub radio program on KRCL 90.9FM. Salt Lake City, Utah
4-7 PM Mountain Time since Oct. 1989.
- Mixcloud.com: Smile Jamaica Ark-ives podcasts. Search: Smile Jamaica or Bobbylon
- Twitter: SmileJ_KRCL
- Facebook: None. I hate Facebook. They spy for the Security State. Tom Green said of Facebook, “Voyeuristic narcissism”
I toil as a University Librarian at the Marriott Library, University of Utah. My title is Manager of the Audio Studio in the Digital Scholarship Lab.
This is my attempt to use New Media/social media to showcase how my avocation (Community Radio) intersects with my vocation (Academic Librarian/Digital Humanities)
So here is what I hope to accomplish with yet another blog on the Internet.
My Terrestrial Radio experiences: (KUTE 1987; KRCL 1988-); Postive Vibration, 3 o’clock Roadblock, Global Gumbo, Smile Jamaica, Radioactive
Smile Jamaica Ark-ives: Playlists, Podcasts/Mixcloud, Music reviews, reggae/music news, deejay/radio tips and stories, autobiography: 25+ years of radio, Mutant Dub Files
Cratedigging: music collecting, cataloging, organizing, obsessing, autobiographical story telling, vinyl formats, reggae archives, Itunes archives/playlist hierarchy, rock/soul/techno/world interest
Academia: New Media, Multi-media Archives, Digital Humanities, University audio projects/digital archives, Interviewing for Research, Media Trends, Mass Media, KUER Music, Middle East Library, Curriculum Library/Education, Religious Studies: Islam, Eastern Rite Christianity, Rastafari
Interests: Progressive Politics, Ancient Aliens, UFO Watching, Seven Leaf, Green Bay Packers, San Francisco Giants.
All my heroes are named Bob: Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Bob (R.) Crumb
Magazines subscribed to: Rolling Stone (Lifetime Subscription), Mojo, Uncut, Mixmag, The Nation, Sports Illustrated, Vice Magazine
I have a steep distrust of social media long before Edward Snowden and really have a steep learning curve on social media. This is the first time I’ve not embraced the new media trend. iTunes was the last media trend I jumped into from the start. Social media baffles me. I have no instinct for it. So I will stumble along til it’s second nature.
So I am calling this The Empty Barrel. From the Jamaican saying, “The empty barrel makes the most noise!”
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