Don LaFontaine : The Legend Lives No More

Posted By on Feb 20 2009 12:00 AM

In this time of sorrow, I want to express my deepest, heartfelt sympathies to the family of one man who meant the world to the voice over community. Don LaFontaine, husband, father, grandfather, and hero passed away September 1, 2008 in the afternoon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles at...

We Are Music Voting...

Posted By James on Feb 14 2009 05:10 PM

Voting is now open for the 2009 We Are Music competition! We had some amazing entries, some hilarious ones and some that didnt even fit the criteria! But all up it was excellent, now its time to vote on who is 1st, 2nd and 3rd for the SHOUTcast servers provided by Wavestreaming.com! Jinglemaste...

Google exits radio industry

Posted By James on Feb 12 2009 10:14 PM

Google is to exit the radio industry, concentrating their efforts in online streaming audio instead. As a result, Google Audio Ads and AdSense for Audio will never make it to the UK, and its Radio Automation and Playout software will be sold off. The company entered the radio market in 2006, when i...

We Are Music...

Posted By James on Feb 11 2009 09:48 PM

Broadcasting World members have geared up and put on their best voices to play "We Are Music". The competition involves singing, beatboxing and making funny sounds just to re-create a song of your choice. So basicly, you have to create a song using your own voice and thats it. No instruments, backin...

AOL announces 700 global job cuts

Posted By James on Feb 11 2009 01:12 AM

AOL plans for the majority of US job cuts to be finalised by the end of March, with the subsequent roll-out of global job cuts to take place over the next few quarters. Meanwhile, AOL's European employees wait anxiously to find out how they will be affected. AOL Chief Executive Randy Falco sent out...

Twittercast

Posted By James on Feb 11 2009 12:58 AM

Twittercast was recently featured on the winamp forums posted by the user "dopelabs". It features a simple script to post status updates containing current songs playing and more to your twitter account. Download Instructions: 1. Download required files 2. Edit twitterAPI.php username and pas...

Disciplinary action for Xfm team

Posted By James on Feb 11 2009 12:42 AM

Staff involved in The Alex Zane Breakfast Show on Xfm have received disciplinary action from station management for making and broadcasting a politically incorrect song. It comes after one listener complained about a song which contained connotations of rape. The song itself was created by Xfm to r...

AFTRA To Honor Don LaFontaine

Posted By James on Feb 05 2009 02:41 AM

The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), the people who entertain and inform America, announced today that the AFTRA Foundation will honor recording artist Smokey Robinson, broadcaster Vin Scully, actress Jeanne Cooper, and voiceover artist Don LaFontaine at the AFTRA Media a...

AFTRA To Honor Don LaFontaine

Posted By James on Feb 05 2009 02:41 AM

The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), the people who entertain and inform America, announced today that the AFTRA Foundation will honor recording artist Smokey Robinson, broadcaster Vin Scully, actress Jeanne Cooper, and voiceover artist Don LaFontaine at the AFTRA Media a...

Adding Your Station To The Windows Media Stations List

Posted By on Feb 05 2009 12:00 AM

To add your station to the WMP Stations list, its pretty much the same procedure as submitting to itunes. Tell us in the forums if its worth submitting and tell us some statistics on how your station has grown since submission. Simply send an e-mail message to tuner@microsoft.com. If you are requ...


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