A Toast for National Voice-over Appreciation Month

Posted By James on Sep 06 2010 08:10 PM

September is National Voice-Over Appreciation Month. I’m lucky enough to be a part of the voice-over community, but I thought I’d take a moment to share with you the many ways that I interact with voice-over when I’m not the one on the microphone. When I’m driving, a pleasant sounding Britis...

Looking Good: Internet Radios Next Challenge

Posted By James on Sep 06 2010 08:04 PM

Smartphones and other Internet radio devices have increased Internet radio’s mobility and moved Internet radio into much closer competition with broadcast radio, according to a briefing of the Station Resource Group. Wireless Internet radio will not completely replace broadcast radio, however it w...

Jetcast Streams More Than 50 Channels At 320kbps

Posted By James on Sep 06 2010 07:59 PM

Streaming products provider Jetcast announced today it’s streaming more than 50 channels for webcast 1Club.fm at a remarkably high 320 kilobits per second.   The streams are free, and don’t “time out” when a listener doesn’t interact with the player.   The bit rate is a measure o...

Internet Radio Thrives In Germany

Posted By James on Aug 28 2010 08:54 PM

Four fifths of online radio stations in Germany are only available online, according to a newly released study by the Bavarian regulatory authority for commercial broadcasting – BLM and Berlin strategy consultant Goldmedia. The study is based on a survey of 2692 online radio operators in Germany i...

NAB Deal Needs To Fix Streaming, Says Broadcasters

Posted By James on Aug 28 2010 08:51 PM

The NAB’s performance royalty proposal has the potential to bring some “sanity” to radio’s “streaming debacle,” and help secure radio’s digital future. That’s according to CEO Art Sutton at Georgia-Carolina Radiocasting, whose remarks were published in Tom Taylor’s Radio-Info newsl...

Imaging is a picture for the ear

Posted By on Aug 27 2010 12:00 AM

Before we begin:For those of you who are unaware, imaging is the collective term for radio jingles (the short musical interludes between the songs)And now we can begin.When people ask me what I do for work, and I say I'm an imaging producer, they normally think it's all about pictures and are quite ...

Royalties - Are You SERIOUS?

Posted By James on Aug 23 2010 05:36 PM

I knew royalties were difficult to understand, but this image sums it up perfectly. Well.. sorta.   Click on the image on the right and take a look at it....

Curtis Machek - Young, Talented and Inspirational

Posted By James on Aug 23 2010 12:00 AM

Meet Curtis Machek: the eyes, ears, and genius behind RadioKick.com. Seriously, if you could peel back the pixels of his website, you'd see Curtis, sitting in his chair, probably listening to music, and punching away at his keyboard. Curtis is only 17 years old, and has already secured a career...

Glee FM comes to Oxford, UK

Posted By PinnellProductions on Aug 16 2010 12:00 AM

Oxford's FM1079 relaunched at 9am BST this morning as Glee FM, a station targeting women under the age of 30, by only playing songs from the hit TV show.As the new name of the station was kept under wraps, it left a lot of listeners guessing the stations new name. Various posters on online forums ha...

AndoMedia’s June Top 20 Reported

Posted By James on Aug 13 2010 10:42 PM

AndoMedia has released a new ranker for June 2010 which resolves an ongoing issue that had prevented some key online only (or pureplay) stations from being presented in their domestic ranker. Digitally Imported, 977Music, and 1.fm had previously shown up in the All Streams ranker, but due to some te...


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