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.

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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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