Backtiming to the Top of the Hour

<p>Automation, live-assist and logging/scheduling systems have made <a href="http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070829235054AAJuFWi">backtiming</a> about as common in the radio studio as cueing up an LP or splicing tape. However, <a href="http://www.gremlinsinthesystem.com/">GremlinsInTheSystem</a> have created a short soundclip that illustrates how a creative on-air personality can fill a pesky 90-second programming gap before the top-of-the-hour news.</p> <p>&#160;</p> <object height="81" width="100%"> <param name="movie" value="http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F15961749" /> <param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /> <embed height="81" width="100%" allowscriptaccess="always" src="http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F15961749" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed> </object> <p><span><a href="http://soundcloud.com/gremlinsaudio/fill-for-time">Fill For Time.</a> by <a href="http://soundcloud.com/gremlinsaudio">gremlinsaudio</a></span></p> <p>And for those looking for some hints on crafting that perfect top-of-the-hour newscast, the Gremlins have a sample.</p> <p>&#160;</p> <object height="81" width="100%"> <param name="movie" value="http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F14998843" /> <param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /> <embed height="81" width="100%" allowscriptaccess="always" src="http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F14998843" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed> </object> <p><span><a href="http://soundcloud.com/gremlinsaudio/how-to-create-a-radio-news">How to Create a Radio News Bulletin.</a> by <a href="http://soundcloud.com/gremlinsaudio">gremlinsaudio</a></span></p>

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