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Backtiming to the Top of the Hour

GremlinsInTheSystem demonstrate the nearly lost art of backtiming

Automation, live-assist and logging/scheduling systems have made backtiming about as common in the radio studio as cueing up an LP or splicing tape. However, GremlinsInTheSystem 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.

And for those looking for some hints on crafting that perfect top-of-the-hour newscast, the Gremlins have a sample.