RAWR! It’s the last day of term at the School of Rock as our Tomboy Tirade crew, Persis, Siti, Joanna and Raven prep for the ultimate rock band showdown until they find their instruments broken. Can Jill Lim, resident rock DJ from Singapore’s rock radio station, ONE FM 91.3 and host of The Reality Check with Jill, be able to get our tomboys’ instruments fixed? Just listen to find out!
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Meet Jill Lim Radio DJ on ONE FM 91.3 and host of The ONE FM Reality Check with Jill as she helps the Tomboy Tirados (the Tomboy Tirade band) fix their instruments and get their mojo back in time for the School of Rock’s Annual Rock Band Showdown.
Jill brings them back to the school’s hidden Fountain of Mojo, a place where legendary rock bands have been said to have drunk from to obtain the mojo they needed to be the famous rock superstars they’ve always dreamed of being.
Can the Tirade crew regain their mojo in time to give their best performance ever at the showdown or will they fade to obscurity like so many before them? Listen to find out!
IN THIS EPISODE, WE TALK ABOUT:
1. MEETING ONE FM’S JILL LIM [06’39”]
Jill Lim is the edgy rock jock anchor from “The ONE FM Reality Check” that comes on Mondays to Fridays, from 8pm to midnight.
Wrap up each weekday night with Jill Lim’s personally curated selections of music, plus downright brutally honest views on local trending news, thanks to the like of stuff she stumbles upon on Singapore’s top online gossip site, STOMP. Throw in a few snarky moments to the mix and you have one show that really is drive-time for the OT (and overworked) crowd, like us. With Jill in our hot seat, we grill her on:
- her journey to DJ stardom
- a typical day for Jill at ONE FM 91.3
- her most memorable moments working at the station
- tips on becoming a successful DJ and
- how she deals with Glenn Ong and the Flying Dutchman from ONE FM’s #1 Breakfast Show
2. NEWS HIGHLIGHTS [16’33”]
Next up, we hit heartbreak hotel with breakups, divorces and the like with the steam blowing off the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard divorce, Perry Edwards and Zayn from One Directionless – whoops, sorry, One Direction, and of course, the big Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris’ split.
But don’t take your tissues out yet because our next news topic is the death of rock n roll. It looks like it with the passing of so many rock icons this year. The Tomboy Tirade crew and Jill give their two cents about the grim situation with intro commentary about the subject from The Guardian’s interview with Nicky Wire of The Manic Street Preachers. Watch the full interview below.
3. SCHOOL OF ROCK MOJO QUIZ [33’43”]
The Tirade Crew find themselves in a fix. In order to fix their instruments, save a band member and get their mojo back, the Fountain of Mojo insists that they take a rock quiz. In the end, Jill and the Tomboy Tirade crew decide to take the fountain’s challenge, hoping to turn their situation around. Check out this fun segment to see who wins the rock mojo quiz!