SAM v4.8.0 Released

Posted By James on Jun 09 2011 02:34 AM

Spacial Audio just pushed out the latest vesrion of SAM.-v4.8.0 (1 June 2011)* SHOUTcast v2 encoder support.* SHOUTcast v2 statistic relay support.* Minor updates to PHP Web Template.* Added index to requestlist table for improved query performance on web template.* Royalty reports for France (SPPF,...

79 Million Listen To Internet Radio Weekly

Posted By James on Jun 03 2011 08:48 PM

More than one of every three Internet users will listen to Internet radio weekly this year, reports EMarketer. That 37.5% of 12+ Internet users in the US means more than 79 million listeners to online radio. That number will continue to grow and hit 157 million and 67% of that population by 2015....

RIAA Performance Royalties Up 60% in 2010

Posted By James on May 21 2011 12:30 AM

According to 2010 year end shipment statistics reported by the RIAA, digital formats now comprise 47% of all music shipments in the US. That’s a large share, especially compared to the 9% share digital music held in 2005. Overall, the total digital music market in 2010 was $3.2 billion, a 3% in...

New bill upgrades unauthorized Internet streaming to a felony

Posted By James on May 21 2011 12:25 AM

Two months ago, US Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator Victoria Espinel produced her wishlist of changes to US law. One item in particular caught our interest—the suggestion that the online streaming of copyrighted content be bumped up to a full-scale felony. Late last week, Senators Amy...

Imaging - For presenters, for the listener.

Posted By PinnellProductions on Apr 26 2011 01:08 AM

Collectively known as Imaging, the jingles, sweepers, Idents and other associated audible branding on your radio station is a form of art, and how your presenters use it, and how it sounds to your listeners mixed in within your station is not only important for your brand, but it’s also importan...

Top 10 Radio Directories

Posted By James on Apr 16 2011 03:29 AM

We all know the basics of attracting listeners to your station, whether that be through web design, station programming or even music genres. But there is one thing missing, promotion, and that's the most important!Promoting your station can be as simple as advertising a banner on websites or Google...

SWCast Network Mystery

Posted By James on Apr 15 2011 10:41 PM

SWCast's website has been down for nearly a week after experiencing "technical difficulties" with their servers. But a new claim has been released by several different sources today after a mass email was sent to SWCast customers about the current situation.SWCast quoted on their Twitter Page that d...

Voice Of The Aflac Duck Fired For Offensive Tweets

Posted By James on Apr 06 2011 07:18 PM

Aflac insurance fired Gilbert Gottfried last week from his gig as the voice of the Aflac duck. According to CNN, he was fired less than an hour after they received word that he was making jokes on Twitter about the Tsunami in Japan.Michael Zuna, Aflac’s Senior Vice President and Chief Marketi...

Internet Radio listening is doubling every five years

Posted By James on Apr 06 2011 06:50 PM

Over 57 million Americans age 12 and over — that’s 22% of the U.S. population — now listens to Internet radio on a weekly basis, according to the latest in a decade-long series of “The Infinite Dial” studies released yesterday by Arbitron and Edison Research. That’s a leap of almost 30% ...

Internet Radio’s Biggest Event

Posted By James on Apr 06 2011 06:49 PM

RAIN Summit West 2011, the largest gathering of Internet radio people and information, will take place on Monday April 11th at the Renaissance Hotel in Las Vegas. This will be the 9th annual event, each year it gets bigger and better, growing in scope and size along with the marketplace. (As a discl...


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