Opening Ceremony @ SL Sci-Fi Expo

That was a blast, literally! πŸ™‚ Not only one of the biggest audiences I’ve had for one of my Gorean Whip Radio shows, but also one of the biggest audiences I’ve had in-world too. Of course, the flip-side of that was lag, and lots of it, to the point where I had to switch away from Firestorm to get my streamer controls to respond! But I soldiered through, and had a load of fun riffing off the crowd in front of me.

Benjamin Brougham, the organizer and lead for the Sci-Fi Expo, provided me with a list of songs he wanted to be played during the ceremony, plus a prepared speech to broadcast. (We’d discussed the possibility of doing that live over Discord, but given that I knew it would be laggy I suggested that he pre-record instead.) I filled around that playlist with my selection of themes from TV shows and films. πŸ™‚

I wasn’t expecting to have such a nice DJ booth, nor have a light-show to accompany it. Thanks to the Sci-Fi Expo team for arranging that. πŸ™‚

And this evening they dropped a new promo video for the event, which features the audio of the audio promo I created earlier this week for Gorean Whip Radio. πŸ˜€

Yes, that’s my voice! πŸ˜€

Tracklisting:

  • The Clangers – Intro β€” Smallfilms
  • Extended Intro (from ‘The Day The Earth Stood Still’) β€” DJ Spitfire
  • Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30: I. Prelude (Sonnenaufgang) β€” Berlin Philharmonic & Herbert von Karajan
  • Star Wars Main Theme β€” John Williams
  • Space Walk β€” Silent Partner
  • Fun β€” Selena Gomez
  • Wonder β€” Shawn Mendes
  • Soon You’ll Get Better (feat. Dixie Chicks) β€” Taylor Swift
  • The Final Countdown β€” Europe
  • 2020 SL SciFi Expo – Opening Speech β€” Benjamin Brougham
  • JUST STAND UP! β€” Artists Stand Up to Cancer
  • Buck Rogers In the 25th Century β€” The Daniel Caine Orchestra
  • Battlestar Galactica Theme β€” Stu Phillips & Royal Scottish National Orchestra
  • I Am the Doctor β€” Murray Gold
  • Doctor Who – Clean Tom Baker Opening (1974) β€” BBC Radiophonic Workshop
  • End Credits (from ‘Star Trek’) β€” Jay Chattaway
  • Outro music (from ‘The Day The Earth Stood Still’) β€” DJ Spitfire

Spiffy’s DJ Set @ BURN2 “The Multiverse”

As promised, here’s the audio recording of my DJ set from Saturday at BURN2 “The Multiverse”. There weren’t as many people this time, compared to my previous appearance at BURN2 VRC at the end of August, but the upside was that I could actually type in chat without horrible lag! πŸ˜›

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Spiffy @ BURN2 VRC Week opening – 30/08/2020

As promised, here is the recording of my show from BURN2 which took place yesterday at 12pm SL Time.

I was the first act on after the opening, which was pretty cool. Sadly, I only had one hour to perform this time around, as the Fashionistas were doing their show at 1pm, but I continued broadcasting on Gorean Whip Radio after my set time was up.

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Spiffy’s Birthday Special Show – 08/07/2020

Yesterday was my 52nd birthday in Real Life, so I decided to go find out what was the UK No.1 single for this week in each year since I was born. πŸ™‚

Some gems in there, plus a few surprises. Also, a lot of ‘WTF?’ songs, which I decided not to play. Though I might throw those into a future show… πŸ˜‰

Truth be told, some of the more recent entries served to remind me how out-of-touch I am with current ‘pop’ music. Then again, I’d rather listen to (and purchase) stuff that speaks to me, and not follow the crowd. πŸ™‚

Tracklisting:

1968 β€” Baby Come Back β€” The Equals
1969 β€” Something In The Air β€” Thunderclap Newman
1970 β€” In the Summertime β€” Mungo Jerry
1971 β€” Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep β€” Middle of the Road
1974 β€” She β€” Charles Aznavour
1976 β€” You to Me Are Everything β€” The Real Thing
1978 β€” You’re the One That I Want β€” John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
1979 β€” Are ‘Friends’ Electric? β€” Tubeway Army & Gary Numan
1980 β€” Xanadu β€” Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra
1981 β€” Ghost Town β€” The Specials
1982 β€” Happy Talk β€” Captain Sensible
1983 β€” Baby Jane β€” Rod Stewart
1984 β€” Two Tribes β€” Frankie Goes to Hollywood
1985 β€” Frankie β€” Sister Sledge
1986 β€” Papa Don’t Preach β€” Madonna
1987 β€” It’s a Sin β€” Pet Shop Boys
1989 β€” Back to Life β€” Soul II Soul
1991 β€” (Everything I Do) I Do It for You β€” Bryan Adams
1992 β€” Take a Chance on Me β€” Erasure (from Abba-Esque EP)
1993 β€” Dreams β€” Gabrielle
1994 β€” Love Is All Around β€” Wet Wet Wet
1996 β€” Killing Me Softly With His Song β€” Fugees
1998 β€” Because We Want To β€” Billie Piper
1999 β€” 9 PM – Till I Come β€” ATB
2000 β€” The Real Slim Shady β€” Eminem
2001 β€” Another Chance β€” Roger Sanchez
2002 β€” A Little Less Conversation β€” Elvis Presley & JXL
2003 β€” Crazy in Love (feat. Jay-Z) β€” BeyoncΓ©
2006 β€” Hips Don’t Lie (feat. Wyclef Jean) β€” Shakira
2007 β€” Umbrella (feat. JAY-Z) β€” Rihanna
2009 β€” Evacuate the Dancefloor β€” Cascada
2010 β€” California Gurls (feat. Snoop Dogg) β€” Katy Perry
2013 β€” Love Me Again β€” John Newman
2014 β€” Problem (feat. Iggy Azalea) β€” Ariana Grande
2017 β€” Despacito β€” Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee
2018 β€” Shotgun β€” George Ezra

Spiffy’s Sunday Supplement – 05/07/2020

First off, apologies for the radio silence (pun intended) most of last week β€” I wasn’t feeling well, so didn’t do my mid-week show.

Also, I’m late posting this because I forgot to do this on Monday. Bite me, I’m allowed senior moments! πŸ˜›

Anyways, here’s Sunday’s show recording plus tracklisting. Unfortunately, one song decided that it didn’t want to play, so the show is a little shorter than normal. Theme was chill-out. I hope you enjoy! πŸ™‚

Glass Bird Movement β€” ISAN
Ransom Notes β€” SOHN
Sel Alterat β€” Boc Scadet
Gniddt – Arovane
Seq Changing Airborne β€” The Flashbulb
Lit β€” Kiasmos
Eagles Above β€” Teen Daze
Offal Waffle β€” Little People
Maghellen β€” Bola
Away From β€” Robot Koch
Nat’s Twirly Mug β€” Kelpe
Several β€” Christian Kleine
Blooms Eventually β€” Pulseprogramming
New Bimple β€” Β΅-Ziq
Rustdusk – Kiln
Levite β€” Vladislav Delay
Smile β€” kaito
Second Sense β€” Jon Hopkins
Analogue Bubblebath β€” Aphex Twin

Spiffy’s Sunday Supplement – 28/06/2020

I had a hiccup with the broadcast, the sound cut out at my end and then the music froze while I was rerouting the audio, so I had to stop and start the streamer to get things going again. Thankfully, I didn't lose the recording, and was able to stitch the whole show together again once I was off-air. β€”Spiffy

I decided to go with a New Jack Swing theme for today’s show. πŸ™‚ It was fun to put together the playlist, and I’ve not heard some of these songs in a very long time. Yes, there is some fruity language in the lyrics, just so you know. πŸ˜‰

Tracklist:

My Prerogative β€” Bobby Brown
Poison β€” Bell Biv DeVoe
Around the Way Girl β€” LL Cool J
Right Here (Human Nature Radio Mix) β€” SWV
Don’t Walk Away β€” Jade
I Want Her β€” Keith Sweat
Uhh Ahh (Remix) β€” Boyz II Men
Groove Me β€” Guy
Rumors β€” Timex Social Club
Casanova β€” Levert
Sensitivity β€” Ralph Tresvant
Nite and Day β€” Al B. Sure!
The Rain β€” Oran “Juice” Jones
Return of the Mack β€” Mark Morrison
If I Had No Loot β€” Tony! Toni! TonΓ©!
This Is How We Do It β€” Montell Jordan
Now That We Found Love (feat. Aaron Hall) β€” Heavy D. & The Boyz
I Wanna Sex You Up (Single Mix) β€” Color Me Badd
I Love Your Smile β€” Shanice
Hold On β€” En Vogue
Freek’n You β€” Jodeci
Real Love β€” Mary J. Blige
Do the Right Thing β€” Redhead Kingpin

Spiffy Probes Your Ears! 24/06/2020

I’m going to start posting the recordings of my radio shows and DJ sets here, usually the day after they go out. This is from my mid-week show Spiffy Probes Your Ears which I broadcast from The Hold of Axe Fjord in Second Life yesterday at 12pm Pacific Time / 8pm UK time.

I decided to go with a house / techno / electronic mix this week, to keep things upbeat. πŸ™‚ Lots of SL17B talk throughout the show too.

Playlist:

Rheji Burrell & The Utopia Project β€” Epiphany
Ben Hixon & JT Donaldson β€” D.I.P
Bruise β€” Jagged Angels
Denham Audio β€” Make U Move
Ciel & Ali Berger β€” Damn Skippy!
Sweely β€” I Gotta Keep On (S.R Piano Remix)
Rheji Burrell & N.Y. House’n Authority β€” 4th Time
Mezey & Nosho β€” Zeus Dub
Galcher Lustwerk β€” Speed (AceMoMa Remix)
Private Press β€” Untitled A2
Chicken Lips β€” Goldenlips (DJ Sotofett’s Golden Funk Mix)
Cooper Saver β€” Pacific Visions
Earth Boys β€” Got It To Work
Patrice Scott β€” Rain Dance
Kick.S β€” Amadeus
Hieroglyphic Being β€” Side 2 Side (Black Hands Version)
Mano Le Tough β€” Kind Of