Episode 371 Bilal Zafar aka Zafarcakes

Twitch Radio

The streaming powerhouse Twitch, mainly used to stream esports, is going old school, in a new school kinda way. They are partnering with, parent Entercom for interactive livestreams of sports radio stations. All around Major cities in the US!

This was first reported by Variety and will see sports stations stream on Twitch in the following locations:

  • Boston (WEEI in Boston)
  • New York (WFAN 101.9 FM/660 AM)
  • Dallas (105.3 The Fan),
  • Chicago (670 The Score),
  • Atlanta (92.9 The Game), and
  • Detroit (97.1 The Ticket)

They’ll each have their own dedicated branded channels on Twitch too. VP David Rosenbloom said that the partnership would introduce sports broadcasting to a ‘new generation of fans’

Twitch is more than just games

Twitch isn’t just a gaming platform anymore, with the streaming giant expanding it’s content offerings on the platform. So it now includes other entertainment as well. Director of New Verticals at Twitch Jane Weedon said in a statement that Twitch has seen a growing community of sports fans on the platform.

“Twitch is the place where people come to connect and engage over their shared interests, and you’ll be hard-pressed to find a group of people more passionate than sports fans,”

“With the addition of sports radio, on-air talent and fans will be able to interact and discuss their favourite athletes, teams and leagues with one another in real time.” Jane Weedon

Weedon added that the users will be able to join in the conversation with Twitch’s Chat feature, much like the long cherished call in format of talk radio stations.

This deal arrives at a time in an uncertain time for sports as COVID pummels sports industries all over the world. With sports stadiums remaining a no-go area for the time being. Radio still has plenty of opportunities to keep fans connected to the teams they love including analysis and interviews.


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The Power of Creativity With Adobe Stock Audio w/ Dev and Nick Bright

Zoom Q2n-4K

We recently had James Haskell on the show and he told us about an amazing piece of kit! The Zoom Q2n-4k! It combines unrivaled audio with crisp 4K imaging making for an amazing little device! Revolutionising rehearsals, performances and live streams!

You can capture a full band, or a solo act or anything you want with five field of view settings. Plus the 150 degree lens and colour LCD will allow you to easily frame the perfect shot! Furthermore it’s in 4K Ultra HD resolution!

Features of Zoom Q2n-4K

The Zoom Q2n-4K has X/Y stereo microphones which will handle everything you throw at it easily! The Q2n-4k has a high dynamic range technology which will automatically the exposure. Making sure your lighting won’t blow out the shot.

12 ‘Scene’ presets will allow you to record in a range of different environments. Such as Jazz Clib Concert Light and Dance Club. There’s also an “Auto” setting which will detect your lighting and select the appropriate balance for you.

Love your sound? Monitor the audio via the 1/8″ stereo output jack! Connect it to a HDTV witht the HDMI Video Output. Plus get 4x the recording time with the BCQ-2n battery case! It can also be powered by any 3rd party USB Power supply.


Stream to all platforms such as Twitch, YouTube or Facebook. Furthermore you can output the Zoom Q2n-4k’s audio to your iOS device for mobile podcasting and streaming!

Video and audio file types

Video (with audio) is recorded as a MPEG-4 (MOV) file.

When using the “Camera Off” mode, audio data can be saved independently in uncompressed WAV format (up to 24-bit/96 kHz).

Extended recording times

The Q2n-4K can record on microSD, microSDHC and microSDXC cards. While if you use a microSDXC card, you can record longer sessions (up to 256 GB) as a single file!

Specifications Zoom Q2n-4K

  • High-quality 150° wide-angle lens (f2.8/15.2 mm)
  • 12 ‘Scene’ options for use in different lighting environments, including ‘Auto’ setting that intelligently adapts to your environment
  • Built-in X/Y stereo microphones capable of handling sound levels up to 120 dB SPL
  • Can be used as standalone audio recorder with data saved in WAV format up to 24-bit/96 kHz
  • 5 field of view (FOV) settings
  • Records directly to microSD, microSDHC and microSDXC cards up to 256 GB for extended recording times
  • Easy one-button recording
  • Color LCD


  • Support for three HD video modes: 720p, 1080p and 4K
  • Video bitrates up to 76 Mbps for improved image quality
  • Frame rates: 4K/30fps, 4K/25fps, 4K/24fps, 1080p/60fps, 1080p/50fps, 1080p/30fps, 1080p/25fps, 1080p/24fps, 720p/30fps, 720p/25fps
  • HDMI video output for connection to HDTVs, selectable between NTSC and PAL
  • Records video (with audio) in MOV format
  • Analog-style level control with onscreen digital metering
  • Auto Gain function gives automatic control over audio input level
  • Stereo input for use with external devices plus support for plug-in power
  • Headphone/line-level output for fast audio monitoring
  • Low-cut filter for the elimination of low-frequency noise and rumble
  • USB interface for live streaming and data transfer
  • Compatible with OBS Open Broadcaster Software, Skype and other popular streaming applications
  • USB mic function (with low-latency direct monitoring) when used with computers and iOS devices (Apple Camera Connection Kit or Lightning to USB Camera Adapter required for use with iOS devices)
  • Operates with two AA batteries
  • Built-in standard tripod mount

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Hitman 2

Hitman 2

The first Hitman was released in 2016 and it was a stellar game and got great reviews from critics and gamers alike. Now, in 2018, Hitman 2 is released and is giving gamers a second helping of an incredible game. A sequel to the hugely popular Hitman series.

In Hitman 2 your task is to travel the globe and track targets across exotic sandbox locations. Travel across sunny streets to dark and dangerous rainforests. Nowhere is safe from you, the world’s most deadly assassin. As Agent 47 your task is to eliminate the elusive Shadow Client and unravel his militia. Upon learning your targets true identity and your own past, nothing is ever the same.


Hitman 2 takes you across 6 brand new sandbox locations to plan out perfect assassinations. Environments are complex and provide you with endless opportunities to eliminate targets in the most creative of ways.

Utilise your environments to do this, helping you plan and execute the most perfect of assassinations. Using stealth and sabotage to your advantage. Creativity will become a deadly weapon of yours.

Hitman 2 is a brand new campaign with brand new missions, however the high-stakes Elusive Targets and even more free love content gives you hours of content to test your killer creativity.

(Hitman / Amazon)

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Episode 292 Julia Hardy

Episode 271 Ready Player One


Drake Breaks Twitch Records with Ninja

Drake recently broke some more records. This time it wasn’t for a hit track streamed on Spotify. Nor was it for spending x amount of weeks on the Billboard 100. This time it was for concurrent live viewers on Twitch with Twitch superstar, Ninja.


Yes you heard correctly. Twitch. The game streaming platform.

Drake recently hit up massive superstar streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins to play Fortnite. According to Blevins, Drake followed Ninja on Instagram, only for a few days later to slide into Ninja’s DM’s to ask about the possibility to join forces on Fortnite.

At first Drake joined Ninja for a few rounds of duos, with the unlikely pair winning two rounds. Then Drake called on Travis Scott and NFL Superstar Juju Smith to get in on the action of Squad mode. At it’s peak Ninja’s gaming session with Drake, Travis Scott and Juju Smith hit 628,000 concurrent viewers. The most for any stream on the platform. (Personal stream, not including huge e-sports events or branded content) We were even treated to drop ins from KimDotCom, Logic even wanted to get in on the action, as did Lil Yachty.

Logics call out even got a shout out from Drake mid stream:

Here are some gems from the stream:

So what did we learn? Drake’s a vegan and likes pineapple on pizza, Drake heals people by reciting his own Lyrics and Travis Scott likes to trash talk online.

The aftermath: Ninja

In all seriousness, Drake hoping in on Ninja’s stream set Twitter on fire and brought A LOT of attention to the gaming space. Ninja was raking in a lot of money during that stream, he is said to have earned $25,000 from Twitch subscriptions that night A LONE. (You can sub to your favourite creator on Twitch for $5 a month, like Netflix) This is not counting the donations that Ninja got that night. One of them being $5k dollars.

Therefore what’s the fallout from this? Everyone now knows what Twitch is about. Twitch has got a HUGE boost in it’s competition with YouTube. (Though they are two separate platforms, based on two different ways of sharing content)

So, what does Ninja get out of streaming with Drake? Well, it’s said that he is now earning $500K a MONTH in Twitch subscriptions. At the rate he’s going, he’s said to earn $1M a MONTH. In just Twitch Subscriptions. Not including sponsorships, merch or Twitch Donations.

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Episode 260 – Nervous Twitch!