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I Like The Sound

Ragbag Presents

I Like The Sound, presented by Frank Burton, is a celebration of the sound of things, featuring stories, facts, poetry and special guests, plus some beautiful and occasionally startling sound effects. Check out https://
1/18/2021

Ep6: Snooker, Dennis Potter, Slot Machines & Shake Your Gragger

Ep. 6
This week, we learn about the psychological impact of slot machine sound effects, the use of the gragger in Judaism, and Dennis Potter’s trademark lip synching techniques.This week’s brief guest appearance is by the poet Theophilus Kwek.Check him out here: https://www.theophiluskwek.com/ Also, here’s Frank’s interview with Theophilus Kwek on the Ragbag podcast: https://shows.acast.com/5b93ef1248d0840933a8f131/episodes/ep67 Source material: Tapotement: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/TapotementRonnie O’Sullivan’s World Record for fastest maximum break: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qw4IiJa3fdk Ratchet: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ratchet_(instrument)The Impact of Sound in Modern Multiline Video Slot Machine Play: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10899-013-9391-8 The Singing Detective: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Singing_Detective Shake Your Gragger: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJnAnOePqaE Dry Bones: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOhx3i53WGE Laurie Anderson, Is Anybody Home? https://www.ubu.com/sound/anderson.html Music by Lee Rosevere: https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com/Further details about Frank Burton:Frank’s website: https://www.frankburton.co.uk/ (Visit for more details about Frank’s books, A History of Sarcasm, One Hundred, and Everything I Am, plus the video series The Ragbag Rambler.)Frank’s email: fjb79@hotmail.comTwitter & Instagram: @ragbagpresents