Here’s some answers to the frequently asked questions:
What is Soundbytes? It’s online journalist David Hyland’s weekly music column. This site is a depository of all the articles and reviews that he has written since the 1990s through the present.
What does Soundbytes cover? The column covers weekly music news in the world of pop music — rock, hip-hop, country, R&B and everything else. It typically focuses on reviews of new releases, concert reviews, interviews, movie reviews, DVD reviews, book reviews and other relevant happenings.
Where is Soundbytes published? The column is featured weekly on Wisconsin Public Radio’s website, wpr.org. The site provides news, arts & culture and other information reaching the entire state of Wisconsin and beyond.
What’s the history of Soundbytes? In the beginning, the column was called “The Score” and launched in the later summer of 1999. For the next 14 years, the columns were published and syndicated around the United States and Canada in the 70 (or so) websites operated by Internet Broadcasting, a company that assists local media outlets operate their local news websites. The column was renamed “Soundbytes” in 2001 and appeared in every IB site’s Entertainment section, including sites based in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Boston, Phoenix, Miami, Dallas, Detroit, Washington, D.C., and others. In 2013, the column moved over to Wisconsin Public Radio.
Can he listen/review my new release? He’d like to but you can imagine how much music he receives.
Can we pass along my demo to (insert name here)? He’s sorry, but he can’t.
How do I contact David? Send him an email here.