behind the scenes

Show Producer Brock Frazier on Psychic Sheila’s Suga’ Shack

Posted by on April 25, 2012 at 3:17 pm

TV Cycle Producer Brock Frazier will be on Psychic Sheila’s show Friday at 8pm (Mountain time) on Treasure Valley Community Television (TVCTV) as the Guest and Musical Guest. There’s an Internet live stream of TVCTV available if you don’t have Boise cable service. None of TV Cycle is actually produced at public access station TVCTV, […]

Presentation Video from Ignite Boise 7

Posted by on November 10, 2011 at 11:46 am

On October 27th, 2011, I presented the concept of passive TV (including TV Cycle) to the Ignite Boise 7 crowd at the Egyptian Theatre in downtown Boise. Here’s the five minute presentation video:

Ignite Boise 7

Posted by on October 28, 2011 at 11:43 pm

Ignite Boise 7 was nice enough to have me out for a five minute speech about TV Cycle and This Is Ambient last night. Here’s a picture.

TV Cycle web site goes crazy!

Posted by on June 6, 2011 at 6:13 am

If you happened to visit this web site sometime about June 2nd, you might have noticed an alarming amount of sound coming from the home page. Here’s what it looked like on one of my systems: That’s the sound of all ten episodes of TV Cycle present on that page trying to play at once! […]

“Circle Cycle” Footage

Posted by on February 24, 2011 at 10:11 pm

The current TV Cycle intro has a segment where there’s a rotating view of eight cycles. There was actually 12 cycles used during the shoot, but that was too many for the intro, so the amount was cut down. Here’s a slower look at the original view of the rides. The rotate speed here is […]

TV Cycle Opening Credits Built

Posted by on January 31, 2011 at 8:13 am

Saturday, January 29, 2011 was a nice winter day in Boise, Idaho. So, Brother Bob Crist and myself converted his Worksman cycle truck into a rolling TV Cycle logo. We then rounded up a bunch of cycles and I recorded while walking circles around them. The result is this opening credits package for TV Cycle: […]

TV Cycle Timer

Posted by on November 20, 2010 at 6:16 am

I shot a full episode a few weeks back, and it didn’t flow right. The problem was there wasn’t a real ending. The ride kept going until an abrupt end. No conclusion. I decided this could be solved with kitchen technology. I picked up a temporary (and backup) electronic kitchen timer from the neighborhood Family […]

Making an Actual “TV Cycle”

Posted by on November 4, 2010 at 10:16 am
Worksman TV Cycle (front view)

I thought it would be fun to have a bicycle crossbred with TV for the show’s into sequence, and my friend Bob has a Worksman Cycle Truck. The tricky part was finding a two knob side tuner TV in a time when thrift stores won’t even take them for free anymore. I happened to see […]

Web Site Up and Running

Posted by on November 2, 2010 at 12:27 am

The core of the web site for TV Cycle is now and and running. There a lot more customization ahead I’m sure, but it’s working. Coming sometime sorta soon! • It’s television • It’s bicycles …it’s TV Cycle.