The R.A.P. Cassette - October 1998

Side A begins with a marvelous demo from this month’s interviewee, Rob Naughton of KSHE-FM in St. Louis. We follow that with a nice piece of production from Advantage Productions, the audio for this month’s Producer’s VU column--read then listen, or listen then read! Cut 3 is an award winner from Hedquist Productions/Jeffrey Hedquist (writer of RAP’s Radio Hed column). The spot, for Wright State University, was the National Winner of the 1998 Silver Microphone Awards in the Institutional/Professional/Utilities Category. Cut 9 features original music done by Paul Morgan of City Beat 96.7/Belfast, and the last cut is more of the Clinton/Lewinsky inspired work heard throughout this month’s Cassette.

Side B is devoted to promos. Cut 6 from Dusty Rhodes is a good example of going the extra mile. Dusty writes: “Dustin the Turkey (no relation) is a big puppet star who appears on the Irish national Radio & TV broadcast network, RTE. However, as this panto is being promoted by a competing independent radio station, he flat out refused to do any VOs for this promo. He did, however, give me permission to use any clips I could find off any of his 3 CD releases. Not only that, but the female voice was recorded in RTE, the male voice in the competing station, FM104, and the kids are my nephew and niece who happened to call my house at the right time. The laugh track in the background is my good lady wife--got it after telling her a joke one night and she couldn’t stop laughing! What could I do…only run tape!”

Side A

1. Demo from Rob Naughton, KSHE-FM, St. Louis, Missouri, (314) 621-0095
2. Producer’s VU audio: PleasureDome, Chad Rufer/Joe Edwards, Advantage Prod., Ft. Myers, FL (941) 482-1444
3. Wright State University, Jeffrey Hedquist, Hedquist Productions, Fairfield, Iowa, (515) 472-6708
4. Ballykisteen Golf Pro Shop, Gerry O'Donnell, Tipp FM, Clonmel, Ireland, (052) 25299
5. Club 141, Dean Heid, WYHT/WMAN, Mansfield, Ohio, (419) 529-2211
6. Freddie's Subs, Jeff Wine, WCHA/WIKZ, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, (717) 263-0813
7. Big Apple Bagels, John Peace, Audio Production Experts with Red/Lane Productions, Florence, SC, (843) 669-1719
8. Rocsoft Computers, Rik Wolfe, WHSC, Florence, South Carolina, (803) 662-6364
9. Rite Price, Phil Doyle, City Beat 96.7 FM, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 01232-205967
10. The Clinton Song, Dave Hanson, Radioactive, Dallas, Texas, (214) 526-7200

Side B

1. Monica Blvd./Sheryl Crowe edit, Don Elliot, KFI/KOST, Los Angeles, California, (213) 427-7236
2. Motor City Radio Reunion, Bob Green, Bob Green Productions, Houston, Texas, (713) 977-1334
3. Choices, Greg Saunders, 101QFL, Rockford, Illinois, (815) 654-1200
4. Rock in '98, Vito Gee, WKLH-FM, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, (414) 454-0900
5. Flashback, Richard Stroobant, CJAY, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, (403) 240-5837
6. Rockinson Crusoe/FM104, Dusty Rhodes, Digital Audio Productions, Dublin, Ireland, (353) 1-868-2356
7. Instant Winner Weekend, Dino D'Addario, WOSC-FM, Salisbury, Maryland, (410) 860-2200
8. KGO/Leo Chalino, Lonnie Perkins, Perkins & Co., Louisville, Kentucky, (502) 245-8005
9. Free Money Name Game, John Nixon, KLSY/KIXI, Bellevue, Washington, (425) 454-1540
10. South Park/Booty Quake, Dan Gustafson, KFRR-FM, Fresno, California, (209) 255-1041
11. Everybody Loves Dan, John Mangino, WUSQ/WFQX/WNTW, Winchester, Virginia, (540) 662-5101
12. Word 94-9 Bumper Sticker, John Bowen, KWRD-FM, Dallas, Texas, (972) 402-9673
13. Thousand Song Weekend, Tom Wilson, WODJ-FM, Grand Rapids, Michigan, (616) 956-3323
14. Summer Safari, Kieran Murphy, 98FM, Dublin, Ireland, 1-670-8981
15. Brum's Moo Contest, Dan Kirkness, CHVR-FM, Pembroke, Ontario, Canada, (613) 735-9670
16. WWYZ/Musicfest, Randy Horvath, Vanilla Gorilla Productions, Sugar Land, Texas, (281) 277-7878
17. It's All About the Music, Garry "D", KNIX, Phoenix, Arizona, (602) 966-6236
18. KLOS Fall Lineup, Stew Herrera, KLOS, Los Angeles, California, (310) 840-4858
19. Rock 94 Four Play, Daryl Bolton, CJSD-FM, Thunder Bay, Ont., Canada, (807) 346-2594

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