thebuzzr after hours

Hosted ByShay D

thebuzzr after hours is open format. Usually we air buzzPLAY, a playlist night of recent releases. Sometimes we talk about offbeat topics. Sometimes politically charged chats. Mostly, music. Nothing is taboo!

This is a show with unique and talented industry guests & topics which may or may not fit into thebuzzr podcast programming. This is a free promotional podcast for all artists & industry guests.

Just show up! Life is better with surprises.

thebuzzr after hours broadcasts Wednesdays at 12 midnight EST/EDT.

Derek Black

Hey, y’all, I am Shay. This is thebuzzr after hours show.

Welcome. Episode 17.

Guelph, Canada artist Derek Black, klark b3nt, is our guest tonight. Derek has worked on keys, in sound design and as a songwriter for over 25 years.

He is founder of the global electronic act “King Infinity”.

Derek is renowned as a synth genius, composer, engineer, and producer specializing in remixes and reworks.

Enjoy the show!


Chat with Shay & Derek* (on audio only)

“Stand Together” Dub Pistols 16:09 (they are a popular reggae/dub act out of England with an ex-member of The Specials)

“New Normal Me” Andrew McPherson (done as a collective initiative for the University of Guelph for Covid Relief. Andrew McPherson is the front man of local bands Eccodek and Peppermoth). 36:24 Six Degrees Records.

“Emotion” by Hazey Eyes (24 year-old bedroom producer/writer from Philly) 48:13

*end of interview

Closing tonight, a quote from Bono

“Music can change the world because it can change people.”

And that brings us to the end. Thank you for tuning in. Thank you to Derek Black for coming on tonight’s show.

When the show goes silent, take a minute to reflect. The messages told through music tonight are powerful.

Remember, without music our canvas is blank.

Night all!



all instruments/composition/mix- Klark video footage courtesy- Mikhail Nilov, Nik Bondarev

short cue provided by Score relief for a competition #ScoreRelief 2021

a groover about watching people dance . sometimes I see the same blissed out universe connection i get in nature, or doing music.

for those who love to drive fast. All sounds , Klark. Video concept and edits, Klark. Crank It! Enjoy the voyage.

About the Author
With an entrepreneurial career covering decades, Shay Drinkwalter has worked in media content creation, copywriting, and branding for over 40 years. Shay started at a local outlet now part of Metroland Media Group, covering regional sports, after a political correspondent at the local and national level. For a two-decade span, she was a stockbroker and then executive of a national securities firm, meanwhile providing content for periodicals, newsletters, national corporations, and not-for-profits. She is a founding member of the Canadian Freelance Guild/CWA, a former radio show host, and co-founder/editor of a local digital news platform. Shay is a publicist and curator for a UK indie platform. She covers artists of all genres, from around the globe. She provides popular music content for an NYC content firm. Additionally, she writes for music, literary, and foodie blogs. Shay’s blog, thebuzzr, promotes independent artists. Feedspot recognized the blog in its 2020 Top 20 Music Marketing blogs. When not writing, through The Buzz Roll Media™ and What's Our Buzz she promotes podcasts, independent artists, bands and venues. For most of her story, she was a big city lady. In contrast, she now writes, podcasts & creates from her home studio situated in rural Ontario.

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