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Music Documentary ~ “I Am What I Play”


“I Am What I Play” focuses on four well-known North American radio disc jockeys during the heyday of rock radio, when many disc jockeys were given great freedom on the air, had celebrity status, and had a direct connection to the biggest names in rock and roll. As radio became more commercially-controlled and new media has taken hold, these DJ’s have had to carve out a new career space for themselves. Has free-form radio died, or has it reinvented itself in unexpected spaces?

( excerpt from: I Am What I Play Facebook page)

blog by Lori Ness
(SWR blogger from Northwest Prime) ~ ~

I Am What I Play, a “Rock-umentary” about rock radio DJs, including Seattle’s own Pat O’Day. Take a trip with me into Seattle’s “behind the scenes” musical past. Featuring music from The Ramones, Rush, The Kinks & David Bowie.

Watch I Am What I Play – A documentary about rock radio DJ’s Online | Vimeo On Demand
Starring Meg Griffin, Charles Laquidara, David Marsden and Pat O’Day
Listen to Lori Ness’s interview with producer/director Rodger King of “I Am What I Play” on Northwest Prime.
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