Category Archives: The Music of Radio

A few ratings tidbits

For the most part, I ignore radio ratings from month to month as I don’t trust them and think Arbitron (now Nielsen) bears a significant part of the responsibility of the decline of radio, getting people in radio chasing the … Continue reading

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Radio Uber

So when people ride using Uber, what happens with the “radio”? What are the rules? For about the past 3 years, I don’t even turn on the radio in my own car, so when riding Uber, asking the driver to … Continue reading

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Chocolate Jazz

So if you missed the Jammin’ Pig Concert, you have another chance for Ribs and Jazz in Nashville on July 25th.  I spotted this event on the Fisk University student radio web site. http://musicfestival.city/nashville One of the recent “polls” asked … Continue reading

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Apple Juice

Next month, people “in the know” say that Apple will be launching a new music streaming service to compete with Pandora and Spotify. The iTunes “buy and download a track at a time” model totally disrupted the buy a physical … Continue reading

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The lost decade

The years 2000-2009 have an identity problem. In addition to having a lot of unpleasant history, nobody can figure out what to call the decade. The Zeros? The Naughts? Variety music likes to group music by the decades – the … Continue reading

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