Maybe I can’t afford a spite store for those who’ve wronged me. I CAN do a “spite site.” And, action….www.darrellsservicetopekasucks.com So it is written, So shall it be done.
FLAILING AGAINST OBSOLESCENCE
40-plus years in broadcast news. Never ever a job, never drudgery, more like a daily thrill: an adventure of witnessing instant history, a feeling of learning something new daily–sometimes minute-by-minute. Yeah it was that, and a lot of unpleasant stuff I choose not to remember as fondly. But to me, it was never a job.
KEEP TAPE AT SPEED
Have a collection/archive of aging reel to reels, carts, cassettes, or records that you want to preserve digitally? I can help you convert those analog gems into: AIFF, MP3, MP4, WAV, FLAC, etc. Let’s have a cocktail and discuss!
Salvation Army Promo
2020 marked many sorrows, sacrifices and challenges. Though the long pandemic nightmare, the Topeka Salvation Army provided essential services AND reached out to our community in new ways: 2020 saw the grand opening of three shields boxing academy: a cooperative after-school program with law enforcement and first responders mentoring kids 4 and up The pandemic
A Jazzy Christmas, 1993
Download: Side A / Side B Download “Art” Pardon the hiccups, this was made from 27 year old cassette that got mauled in a machine…or two. Thanks to my old pal Gary Becker. jd.
Grateful Dead Live at the Capitol Theater, Passaic, NJ, 1974
Give it a minute to load and please enjoy an hour or so on a spring day in 1974. Stream, above… or just download it HERE! This is the second half of one of the shows the Dead performed at one of their favorite venues: the renowned Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ. Usually, the
The Last Days at the Fillmore West
Listen>>>Side 6 for your pleasure..Taj, Elvin, and More! Rerecorded with a 1962 Sherwood s-8-0000 iv, a so so turntable.. and, of course, a computer. But the phono pre-amp section of this Sherwood is still excellent and the tube output yields a much warmer sound.
In search of: the great hot dog…of north Jersey
I recently revisited some old stomping grounds and compared two of my favorite hot dog joints in Jersey. Now there are at least two or three more in the north Jersey area, but due to time and digestive constraints, I chose these two iconic places. Complimentsand a heartfelt thanks tomy photographer and partner in gastronomy
Awards and accolades from years gone by…
Reprise on the Kansas’s Cotton industry
Some of the shows I shot, produced and edited highlighting the cotton industry in Kansas, believe it or not.