Rock It Real: From Radio to TV!

Update posted by Aidan Harper DJ Squeek On Aug 29, 2019

Welcome to Rock It Real TV! The platform where we promote South African rock, alternative and metal music. This is the intro video, telling you what the show is all about including our social media links and crowdfunding campaign details so you can get involved!!

Please check out our links:



Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/rockitreal



Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/RockItReal



Twitter: @rockitrealsa


Please support us. Here’s where you can help, get involved and get some cool perks!

GoGetFunding: https://gogetfunding.com/rockitreal/

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Update posted by Aidan Harper DJ Squeek On Jul 18, 2019

Aidan Harper (DJ Squeek): Presenter

Aidan is extremely passionate

about the South African entertainment industry and has been in the industry

since the late 80's in various capacities:

Live:

  • Aidan has been involved in the Rock, Alternative and metal scene and worked as booking agent, tour promoter, manager, sound engineer (solo, small gigs, concerts and festivals), audio installation engineer (built and run 4 recording studios), producer (studio recording) and has been in four successful bands. Aidan also brought U.K. pop band Sigue Sigue Sputnik to South Africa and has also worked with Linton Kwesi Johnson and The Wailers. Aidan has been a judge on many music competitions and Battle of the Bands and has created and run a battle of the bands competition

Music and photo journalist:

  • Interviewed national and international music personalities (phoners and one-on-one)
  • Wrote and took photos for MyMusicMatrix
  • Wrote for Your LMG music magazine
  • Wrote for CapeTimes (Top Of The Times entertainment column) for 7 years
  • Attended many music festivals and promoted and discovered new SA music talent
  • Promoted discovered talent and put them on live festival stages
  • Emceed many events, concerts and festivals
  • Has had media accreditation for many years running for most of the Western Cape music festivals
  • Had correspondence at international music festivals – Wacken, Goth Industrial Gathering and Mer de Lune and Magic Circle Festival (SA metal band KOBUS won first Afrikaans music SAMA award that year and played at Magic Circle Festival in Germany alongside the likes of Alice Cooper and ManOwar. MyMusicMatrix was the only SA media to cover it)

Broadcast media:

Radio.

  • UCT Radio - Breakfast Show - Co host and producer
  • UCT Radio Music, Arts and Culture Show – Host and producer
  • Radio 2000 - Barney Simon Show - Gig guide correspondent
  • Radio 2000 - 8 'till Late Show with Kamza and Nicole Da Silva - Gig guide correspondent
  • MuthaFM – “Rock It Real” SA music show (pre-recorded for a year and then live broadcast from Gordon’s Bay for two years) – Presenter, producer, compiler
  • 2oceansVibe - Co-host
  • Produced special pod-casts for music festivals

Film

industry.

  • Going Nowhere Slowly (First two series) - Location sound engineer, music compilation, co-wrote and produced title song, produced and put together CD for series
  • Bling – Location and studio sound engineer
  • Nightlife - Location and studio sound engineer
  • Heita - Location and studio sound engineer
  • Hectic Nine-9 - Location and studio sound engineer
  • Fear Factor (SA and international) – location sound engineer
  • Cooked - Location and studio sound engineer, music compiler
  • Been part of an ENG crew - Shot, produced, sound design, final mix for several productions.
  • Many more film productions, documentaries and commercials.

Aidan

also lectured on the various aspects of the music and film industry and has

been invited to speak at many seminars, workshops and conferences.


Aidan has an innate understanding of both industries and will be bringing the two together using his knowledge, experience, exposure, resources and skills (and being a well-known music journalist, industry and radio personality to boot!) to follow the natural progression of creating an online SA rock TV channel. Taking Rock It Real to the next level!

Len Fletcher:
Len has over 30 years of professional broadcast television and corporate program experience as Lighting Cameraman/DOP and extensive experience in all fields of broadcast television from documentaries to dramas, commercials, motor sport to music videos, reality, news and everything in between. Len operates comfortably as ENG/PSC and EFP Lighting cameraman on all single-camera HD formats. He is also a capable multi-camera OB and studio Lighting Cameraman.

Aerial Camera work - Both heli-mount and handheld.

Location and Studio Lighting

including green screen.

Chantel Collen:

Chantel

has been in the music industry for two years, booking bands for various venues

and specialising in social media, PR, media and marketing.

Chantel

was the co-producer of Rock It Real radio show and special pod-casts doing content

research and running the social media and marketing campaigns.

Chantel

is a partner in MyMusicMatrix CC and is an integral part of the project

management and conceptualisation process.

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Rocker - You are well on the way to appreciating some great South African rock music! You will get a mention in our hall of fame on our social media page!

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