SpinTunes Interview

On Friday, August 5, 2011, I had an absolute wonderful time having four of the SpinTunes (@SpinTunes) musicians, past and present, join me on the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show on The Look 24/7 (TheLook247). This interview was long overdue and I’m so happy that we finally got it done.

Due to a family thing coming up, Matt and Donna were unable to join us. However, it was awesome having Mark Meritt (@marksmeritt), Dave Leigh (@dr_lindyke), Denise Hudson (@RangerDenni) and Bryce Jensen (@psychobman) on the show.

If you are curious about what it takes to participate in a song writing contest or just SpinTunes and the creative process in general, you’ll get a lot from this interview.

And now, the show notes!

  • Things discussed during the interview include: What is SpinTunes; Coming into SpinTunes as someone new to the community; SpinTunes as a community, not just a song writing competition; Competition vs creative outlet; Being a judge, judging your peers, being judged by your peers vs being judged by a stranger; The overall judging process; Worst challenge aka the facepalm challenge; Meeting and interpreting the challenge; Best or favourite challenge; The creative and song writing process; What is the biggest thing they’ve taken away from participating in SpinTunes; and the dos and don’ts of a song writing competition.
  • At the beginning of the interview you’ll hear the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show theme song by Chris Cogott (@chriscogott).
  • There is some NSFW language.
  • The format is 128 kbps, 44.1 kHz, stereo.
  • The size is 145 MB
  • The length is 2 hours 39 minutes and 3 seconds.
  • To download, right-click save as this link. Alternatively, you can stream it below. If you are viewing this in an RSS reader, you’ll need to visit the site in order to listen.



I hope you enjoy!



Jules Sherred is the parent of two teenage boys, freelance writer, web designer, author of Five Little Zombies and Fred, General Manager and radio personality at The Look 24/7, owner of the largest Star Trek community on Google+, Geeky Pleasures creator, geek support for Parsec Award winning The Minister of Chance, and more. On the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show, Jules has interviewed Wil Wheaton, Jonathan Coulton, Phil Plait, Sylvester McCoy, Richard Hatch, Paul and Storm, R.A. Salvatore, John Kovalic, and so many more. Jules' writing can also be found on Hugo Award winning SF Signal, GeekMom, United Federation of Pla.net/s, Nerdy With Children, Star Wars vs Star Trek. Slowly, Jules is working on another book titled Nerd Love. You can follow Jules on Twitter @GeekyJules. Also, JULES LOVES STAR TREK.

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