It Bears Repeating: Why Repetition In Music Is A Good Thing

While on of the main complaints about satellite and broadcast radio is that the same songs get played over and over again, numbers suggest there’s a major disconnect between what people say they don’t want, and what they actually enjoy listening to, and that musical repetition is actually a good… Continue Reading

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The Currency Of Deceased Rock Stars

In the wake of the passing of both Eddie Money and The Cars’ Ric Ocasek, Fred Jacobs here reflects on the lasting value of Classic Rock, and how music from the 60s and 70s continues to accrue cultural relevancy even as the number of actual artists from the era dwindles…. Continue Reading

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TuneIn, Apple Bring Global Radio Stations To Apple Music And Siri-Enabled Devices

TuneIn and Apple have teamed to offer access to more than 100,000 global radio stations on all Siri-enabled devices and Apple Music. This collaboration comes on the heels of Apple’s release of iOS13, which according to the tech giant, introduces a new radio experience to Apple devices – including iPhone,… Continue Reading

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The Love Of Listening To The Radio While Driving Not Dead

Listening to music in the car has been a favorite past time of travelers as long as radios and cars have existed, and while many believe that recent technological advancements might have reduced this practice, a passion for music and radio on the road remains. ______________________________ In this latest piece… Continue Reading

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Stationhead Adds Recording To Free Radio Station Creation App, Driving More Paid Music Streams

Stationhead, the social radio station creation app has added the ability to record shows with music drawn directly from Spotify and Apple Music. The app’s streaming integration eliminates the need for costly licensing while ensuring rightsholders are properly compensated, as well as empowering artists and podcasters to create content that… Continue Reading

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SoundExchange Ups Anjula Singh To EVP

SoundExchange has promoted Anjula Singh to Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. Singh will add overall strategy and will assist in day to day management in addition to her current duties as CFO. Singh has served as SoundExchange’s Chief Financial Officer, overseeing SoundExchange’s financial, human resources, and facilities management… Continue Reading

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Urban Alternative Music’s Next Big Format?

In this piece, Mike Henry of Paragon reveals the impressive popularity which Urban Alternative has gained as a public radio format, providing a blend of new and old hip hop, R&B, soul, urban, rap, and local music to the listening populace. ______________________________ Guest post by Mike Henry of Paragon Last… Continue Reading

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Global Citizen Announces Largest Live Concert Broadcast In ‘Cause Event History’

Global Citizen, the nonprofit best known for its efforts to end extreme global poverty, has announced “Global Goal Live: The Possible Dream,” a 10-hour performance, spanning five continents to raise funds to support of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. The event, which aims to be the largest live broadcast… Continue Reading

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How To Create Your Own Radio Show On Spotify

In this piece, Seth Reslar explores how the Spotify’s new podcast creation feature can be taken a step further to create a Spotify-based radio show by combining the podcast and song saving feature into one. ______________________________ Guest post by Seth Resler of Jacobs Media Strategy From time to time, I… Continue Reading

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Who Wants To Watch Radio?

Broadcast radio consultant Fred Jacobs explores the complex history of radio on television, a phenomenon which, though it may seem pointless and even contradictory, has accrued a significant following, and been the origin of some very popular modern programming. ____________________________________ Guest post by Fred Jacobs of Jacobs Media You’re forgiven… Continue Reading

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