Category Archives: Streaming Radio Guide

Clear Channel issue coming to a head

Radio Online picks up on the news story from the NY Post that the tortured $27 Billion go private buyout of Clear Channel two years ago may be ready to begin its next chapter. Here is the story in the … Continue reading

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Beck & Muse

Beck once again scores a victory proving that Media Matters doesn’t.  He regularly baits Media Matters by saying things during the show that sound totally bizarre if you take them out of context and don’t know the “game” he is … Continue reading

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Mixing formats

KTLK-FM in Minneapolis (Clear Channel) is doing something that strikes me as totally bizarre.  They started doing it about two months ago – they are playing “hard” rock music on the weekends on what is a Conservative Talk station during the … Continue reading

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Why talk is moving to FM

Maybe two years ago Bonneville started a trend – they took an existing AM News/Talk programming format from KTAR  and “moved” it to FM.  There were always a few FM News/Talk stations – this trend is moving an existing AM … Continue reading

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iPhone – playing WMA stations

My cousin pointed me to the FStream iPhone app, which does have the ability to stream Windows Media streams to the iPhone.  This still doesn’t solve the problem of players written in Flash or reliant on windows DLLs, but does … Continue reading

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iheartradio answers

The iheartradio iPhone app has lots of reviews that are either questions or complaints, but of course there is no method to respond to them. Here are the issues that people are reporting: Buffering during playback – this is probably … Continue reading

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Driving while Sirius…

The thought occurred to me the other day – several states (Connecticut is one) have made it illegal to operate a motor vehicle while talking on a hand held cell phone.   What if I have a device that is capable … Continue reading

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iheartradio – first impressions

Since it appears to be the only way currently to get Clear Channel’s streams on the iPhone, I can’t ignore it, but they have a lot of opportunity to make this much better Local means LOCAL – when I select … Continue reading

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iPhone, do you?

The deal is done.   I broke down and purchased an iPhone (won’t be here for a few days – seems Apple/AT&T are selling a lot of them lately). Once it arrives, look to see changes to the web site to … Continue reading

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