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'Load up your new Xmas iPod with podcasts'

'Load up your new Xmas iPod with podcasts'

As of October 2007, the iPod had sold over 119 million units worldwide (stated in "The Beat Goes On" conference) making it the best-selling digital audio player series in history. (

This Xmas the iPod is again on many peoples wish list of presents. So for those who want more than music, podcasts are an entertaining way to enjoy audio that can be listened to anytime, anywhere by anyone.

New Zealand's leading podcast producer Tandem Voice Booth, through their podcast publishing site ( have put together a 'best of' list of podcasts for Xmas 2007.

Podcasts highlights include the legendary Liz Barry with her NZ Music show and the Summer Sounz Series / Part 1 and 2 which features The Phonenix Foundation; Tiki Taane; Jay Clarkson; Antix, Little Bushman; and Pitch Black, amongst others.

It's a Jazz Thing!
Perfect for the lazy summer afternoon is Mark's Jazz podcast.

50 Cent
An interview with one of the hottest rap super stars - The man himself 50 Cent!

Chattin' With Cam
Cam interviews all your favourite New Zealand personalities including Robyn Malcolm from Outrageous Fortune. The hot cousin of the nation; Carly Flynn and Jeremy Wells from Eating Media Lunch.

Interview with Chris Trotter
A Random House podcast covering his latest book ‘No Left Turn’, and featuring a reading from the book.
Nostalgia with Private Jim
Jim Somerville Recounts his stories and experiences as part of the Kings Royal Rifle Corps during World War 2.

Audio Books - authors reading their short stories

Cheerio! - Coral Atkinson
Rocking Horse Road - Carl Nixon

And many others including a recent seminar series from MAF called Hot Science with Kim Hill

All podcasts will play on any PC, Mac, MP3 player, smart phones and iPod and are free to download and enjoy from

Just follow the front page link to the 'best of' podcasts for 2007


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