“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.