'First Person Immersive' - a new, binaural, podcast

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  • “First Person Immersive” uses binaural sound for an enhanced feeling of reality, and new project Calais 2037 is an FPI audio drama with, as the press release says, an unprecedented cast for podcast drama in the UK, including Tanya Fear and Jenny Agutter.

  • Stephen Fry is launching a new podcast series, Stephen Fry’s Greatest Leap Years - the stories behind inventions. “The future has already happened”, says Fry, somewhat illogically, arguing that the world is on the edge of utter transformation. The podcast includes bespoke title music by Guy Farley, recorded in Abbey Road studios in London with a 75-piece orchestra.

  • The Wall Street Journal’s The Future of Everything has moved to a weekly schedule. Executive Producer John Wordock has expanded the team for the popular science and tech podcast, hiring producers with experience at Panoply, Gimlet, Marketplace and WNYC.

  • Blubrry has partnered with SourceAudio to provide licensed music for podcasts. “This new offering will improve tenfold the availability of legal music for podcast producers,” says Todd Cochrane, the CEO.

  • “It’s an interesting listen, but not something I would do again” - a review by Liam Niemeyer of… an episode of Daily Source Code from March 2010. Brave man.

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  • A long interview with publisher of Hot Pod, Nick Quah. Two quotes: “I’ve got some investments in the works … to convert it into a more straightforward subscription-business, something that feels like a very niche and very intentional mini-Hollywood Reporter.” - and the somewhat perplexing “Canadians are great. I wish I knew more Canadians.”

Unrelated to the above, I will be in Toronto ON, Canada on the evening of May 1 and morning of May 2. Podnews laptop sticker, anyone? I’m at james@crid.land

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