'PHONATION: A Chicago Podcast Compilation' on vinyl

A project in Chicago, IL by James VanOsdol

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Chicago podcasts featured in exclusive, vinyl-only compilation!
Backers: 132
Average Pledge Per Backer: $56

Funded: $7,338 of $18,500
Dates: May 25th -> Jun 25th (32 days)
Project By: James VanOsdol
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Latest News

Two hours to go.

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
It's looking grim. Time to phone a wealthy friend who likes vinyl and/or podcasts. Here's what I just posted to Facebook: (5:48 p.m.) Barring a surprise infusion from a Sugar Daddy (that's not code), it's looking like Phonation will not make it to... (Read More)

Meet Contest of Challengers, one of the 10 featured Phonation podcasts

June 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
We love "Contest of Challengers," and look forward to the show's inclusion on Phonation. Here's co-host Patrick Brower, talking up the project. You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00... (Read More)

Hear the WLS interview about Phonation

June 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to Bruce St. James, Judy Pielach and DJ Cheez for having me on this morning to talk about Phonation. Here's the audio in its entirety: I had a blast! JVO on WLS-AM 6-23-21 Phonation.mp3  (Read More)

WLS-AM Wednesday 6/23/21

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
I'll be talking about "PHONATION" live on the Bruce St. James show on WLS-AM Wednesday morning at 8am. Listen live on AM 890, or online at wlsam.com!  (Read More)

3 days to go

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
We're a long way from the goal line, though I still think this is achievable. Most projects tend to get funded in the last few hours, so we could certainly see that happen here. As I type this, 100 people have backed Phonation. That number seems... (Read More)

Quick promo video

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We recorded a quick promo today. I really like the way this one turned out! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

Daily Herald mentions "Phonation"

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Many thanks to Brian Shamie of the Daily Herald for mentioning Phonation today!   https://www.dailyherald.com/entlife/20210616/sound-check-arcadas-return-afterlife-anniversary-show-and-more   (Read More)

Radio Ink interviews James VanOsdol about Phonation

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Radio Ink has been a go-to trade magazine for the radio industry for almost 30 years. Editor Ed Ryan interviewed me about Phonation for today's Daily Headlines.  https://radioink.com/2021/06/15/podcasts-on-vinyl-this-podcaster-says-its-a-thing/   (Read More)

Just added: Windy City Double Feature Picture Show. Watch the interview!

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
The "Windy City Double Feature Picture Show" is a fantastic podcast that simultaneously digs into Chicago and movie history. Co-host Mike Vanderbilt joined me on Car Con Carne last night to talk about Windy City Double Feature Picture Show (one of... (Read More)

Listen to my appearance on the "Lifers" podcast

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
"Lifers" has very quickly become a favorite podcast of mine. The "LOCAL H podcast with Scott Lucas, Gabe Rodriguez, Ben Reiser, and a revolving door of friends, luminaries and beloved 'lifers'" is really enjoyable. The three of them have a fairly... (Read More)

Watch the video pitch from today's Facebook Live

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
With two weeks to go on the campaign, I went on Facebook Live to make the case! Help make Phonation a reality: Tell a friend! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

Watch the video interview about participating podcast "thINK 180"

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Victims of human trafficking are often “branded” with tattoos of pimps’ names or bar codes. Gang members’ tattoos are proof of allegiance. But what happens when a human trafficking victim escapes enslavement? When a gang member leaves the... (Read More)

Local H, "Lifers" and me

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
This week, we announced the inclusion of "Lifers," a "LOCAL H podcast with Scott Lucas, Gabe Rodriguez, Ben Reiser and a revolving door of friends, luminaries and beloved 'lifers.'" Lifers is a relatively new entry to the podcasting universe, and... (Read More)

Your logo here

June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Phonation bows to its future corporate overlords.  Just added: You can include your company/store/band logo on "PHONATION: A Chicago Podcast Compilation." That reward tier also includes 5 copies of the record.  Do you know of a retailer/business... (Read More)

Video - 'Phonation' discussed on Car Con Carne

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
I talked at length about the project with co-conspirators Zach & Giorgio as we enjoyed heart-stopping rib tips, links and chicken from Hecky's in Evanston.  Check out the latest episode of Car Con Carne:  (Read More)

Week One recap

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We're a week into Phonation funding, and just shy of 20%.  The Phonation press release went out over the weekend, and we're hoping that local press will help drive awareness. Co-conspirators Giorgio and Zach will also be helping with new video... (Read More)

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