Nice writeup about BAGeL Radio Music Director Ted at Journola:
Flash forward to 2002 when Leibowitz was doing software quality assurance work at a bank in San Francisco.
“I’d been bored out of my mind and a friend of mine suggested that I do something to get back into music. I had done the clubs and DJing and bar-tending and booking bands. In Boston in the early 90s I had a little record label that I put out a couple records on and I got away from that. So, I started looking into Internet radio.”
In the burgeoning era of hack-an-industry with do-it-yourself technology, Ted wanted to stream his epic record collection to himself during work. His plan was as simple as that. His friends suggested that this would be Ted’s way back into music. He didn’t take this suggestion too seriously, at first.
“I was just thinking, ‘wouldn’t it be great not to carry these CDs back and forth to work.’”
Read more here.