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ZINE: The Radio Show

ZINE: The Radio Show

By ZINE
The ZINE Radio Show is a podcast dedicated to offering thoughtful conversation and insight about the trends, news and secrets of the ever changing world of the demoscene.
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#8 The new normal
The ZINE Radio Show is back! After a 10 year hiatus, Okkie and Axel return to dissect and discuss the news and hot topics of the demoscene, and they are now joined by new co-host Ziphoid for some PROFOUND BANTER! In this episode revolving around making old things new again, they obviously explain the sudden unexpected return of the podcast, what took so long, why they’re back again, and what to expect in the future, but also discuss what happened over the last decade in the scene, how the strange new world under the Coronavirus pandemic has changed the daily routine of the demoscene, and how to get your motivation back when it comes to making music. Send us your questions, suggestions, and voice messages to zineradioshow@gmail.com Join the discussion on the Demoscene Discord server: https://discord.gg/MCDXrrB Links in the episode: 20 years of Pouet statistics: https://twitter.com/pouetdotnet/status/1345056403338231808 TBL tech blog: http://tbl.nu Shadertoy: https://www.shadertoy.com SofaWorld: https://www.sofaworld.net The Sound of SceneSat: https://sound.of.scenesat.com "Christmas Megademo 2020" by The Santas: https://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=87595 "EON" music writeup by H0ffman: https://hoffman.home.blog/2019/04/27/eon/ Episode credits: Hosts: Axel, Okkie & Ziphoid Produced by: Gargaj Editing, audio jingles, and engineering: Gloom Cover art: Critikill
1:01:54
January 12, 2021
#7 Revision replaces Breakpoint (rebroadcast)
Another near two year pause, but Okkie and Axel return to talk about the last Breakpoint, and the new Easter party Revision, fanboy over glxblt, Jester and Ferris, share Okkie's TRSAC adventures, and talk about the upcoming Moleman 2 demoscene documentary, as well as the third and final Mindcandy DVD / Blu-ray. Note: this episode originally aired in 2008 and is fetched from the BitFellas archive. To avoid erroneous copyright strikes, we have removed the music originally featured as part of this episode. Sorry about that, but better safe than sorry. Anyway; the point is -- this is a rebroadcast to benefit new listeners. Our rebranded, reformatted show will launch in 2021. See you then for fresh episodes!  Episode credits: Hosts: Axel and Okkie Jingles: BitArts Audio mixing: Vincenzo  This episode features music from kb. Licensed and used with permission.
1:06:04
November 28, 2011
#6 Gopher and -pOWL! talk MAIN 2009 (rebroadcast)
After a near two year gap, Okkie and Axel are back to discuss the upcoming final Breakpoint party, Okkie's adventures at his first Assembly, the balance between family time and going to parties, and the upcoming 100th episode of the Bitjam podcast. They are then joined by Gopher and -pOWL!, who share their experiences from the recent MAIN 2009, talk about their intro Rudebox, and discuss the differences in process between 4k-s and 64k-s. Note: this episode originally aired in 2008 and is fetched from the BitFellas archive. To avoid erroneous copyright strikes, we have removed the music originally featured as part of this episode. Sorry about that, but better safe than sorry. Anyway; the point is -- this is a rebroadcast to benefit new listeners. Our rebranded, reformatted show will launch in 2021. See you then for fresh episodes!  Episode credits: Hosts: Axel and Okkie Jingles: BitArts Audio mixing: Vincenzo This episode features music from kb. Licensed and used with permission.
55:20
January 22, 2010
#5 Gloom and Puryx join to discuss 2008 (rebroadcast)
To round out the year, Okkie and Axel returns with guests: Gloom joins to talk about the making of Stargazer and to set the record straight about NVScene, and offers his former-insider perspective of The Gathering. Then, Puryx joins to talk about the origins of the "PANTS OFF" phenomenon, to discuss the small but lively danish demoscene. The four then converse about the best productions of 2008 and why some demos deliberately don't feel like demos. Note: this episode originally aired in 2008 and is fetched from the BitFellas archive. To avoid erroneous copyright strikes, we have removed the music originally featured as part of this episode. Sorry about that, but better safe than sorry. Anyway; the point is -- this is a rebroadcast to benefit new listeners. Our rebranded, reformatted show will launch in 2021. See you then for fresh episodes!  Episode credits: Hosts: Axel and Okkie Jingles: BitArts Audio mixing: Vincenzo  This episode features music from kb. Licensed and used with permission.
1:20:20
December 23, 2008
#4 The banking crisis hits the scene (rebroadcast)
As the worldwide banking crisis throws a shadow on the technology world, Okkie and Axel discuss the ripple effects on the demoscene, compare the upcoming Breakpoint and The Gathering, muse about sceners having kids and bringing them to parties, and discuss therecent X 2008 with the blockbuster Commodore 64 demo Edge of Disgrace among other gems of 2008. Note: this episode originally aired in 2008 and is fetched from the BitFellas archive. To avoid erroneous copyright strikes, we have removed the music originally featured as part of this episode. Sorry about that, but better safe than sorry. Anyway; the point is -- this is a rebroadcast to benefit new listeners. Our rebranded, reformatted show will launch in 2021. See you then for fresh episodes!  Episode credits: Hosts: Axel and Okkie Jingles: BitArts Audio mixing: Vincenzo This episode features music from kb. Licensed and used with permission.
37:52
December 16, 2008
#3 Conversation with Kevin Mack (part 2) (rebroadcast)
In the second part of the conversation with Kevin Mack, Okkie and Axel discuss with him how he sees the potential effects of NVIDIA on the scene, how he deals with the differences of fine art and corporate art, his experience with neuroscience, his favourite working experiences and his views on filmmaking, the cultural differences between the US and the rest of the world, and they make predictions about the future use of modern technologies in the scene. Note: this episode originally aired in 2008 and is fetched from the BitFellas archive. To avoid erroneous copyright strikes, we have removed the music originally featured as part of this episode. Sorry about that, but better safe than sorry. Anyway; the point is -- this is a rebroadcast to benefit new listeners. Our rebranded, reformatted show will launch in 2021. See you then for fresh episodes!  Episode credits: Hosts: Axel and Okkie Jingles: BitArts Audio mixing: Vincenzo  This episode features music from kb. Licensed and used with permission.
1:05:38
August 29, 2008
#2 Assembly vs NVScene; Kevin Mack joins as guest (rebroadcast)
Okkie and Axel return to discuss the releases from Assembly 2008, explain the story of Rob is Jarig, and continue to discuss the upcoming NVScene - is it good for the scene or not? They are then joined by Academy Award winner Kevin Mack, the visual effects mastermind behind movies like Fight Club, and learn how he found out about the demoscene. Note: this episode originally aired in 2008 and is fetched from the BitFellas archive. To avoid erroneous copyright strikes, we have removed the music originally featured as part of this episode. Sorry about that, but better safe than sorry. Anyway; the point is -- this is a rebroadcast to benefit new listeners. Our rebranded, reformatted show will launch in 2021. See you then for fresh episodes!  Episode credits: Hosts: Axel and Okkie Jingles: BitArts Audio mixing: Vincenzo  This episode features music from kb. Licensed and used with permission.
54:21
August 26, 2008
#1 Welcome to the show! (rebroadcast)
Join Okkie and Axel in this inaugural episode as they discuss the demoscene presence at SIGGRAPH 2008, the looming presence of NVScene over other demoparties, anticipate the remaining demoparties of 2008 and look forward to seeing Front 242 at AltParty! They also talk about recent BitFellas outreach efforts and the new, live versions of Demovibes. Note: this episode originally aired in 2008 and is fetched from the BitFellas archive. To avoid erroneous copyright strikes, we have removed the music originally featured as part of this episode. Sorry about that, but better safe than sorry. Anyway; the point is -- this is a rebroadcast to benefit new listeners. Our rebranded, reformatted show will launch in 2021. See you then for fresh episodes! Episode credits: Hosts: Axel and Okkie Jingles: BitArts Audio mixing: Vincenzo This episode features music from kb. Licensed and used with permission.
31:30
July 30, 2008