Friday, September 24, 2010

Utne Reader’s David Doody on Bicycles and David Byrne

Cross-posted at my BicyclingToronto Blog

Here's the free Introduction, embeded, which is also available at David Byrne's website.

David Byrne’s “Bicycle Diaries,” Podcast Style

9/15/2010 10:26:30 AM

by David Doody
David Byrne Audiobook Bicycle DiariesDavid Byrne’s successful book, Bicycle Diaries, probably would have sold just fine as a traditional audiobook, as well. However, never one for the status quo, Byrne wanted to do something a little more interesting than simply reading the book in silence and releasing it as a download or cd. Instead, he looked to other successful audio formats for inspiration, namely NPR shows that incorporate scene sounds and podcasts.


You can listen to and download the introduction, and pre-order the rest, which will be released on September 28.

Read the entire article at Utne Reader online.


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