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- PC Gamer: Before Grand Theft Auto’s radio became iconic, it was a fight just to get it in the ........ Read More.1 day ago
- Infinite Dial Releases Study On Radio Format Listener ProfilesEdison Research has released is most recent study in its ongoing Infinite Dial series today focusing on digital consumer behaviors of listeners of certain radio formats. The study included 3,159 participants interviewed in January and February before the COVID-19 pandemic hit focusing on those who reported listening to a radio station that mostly plays one of the following formats:Alternative Rock, Classic Hits, Classic Rock, Contemporary Christian, Country, Hard Rock/Heavy Metal, Hip-Hop/Rap, News/Talk, R&B, Sports, and Top 40 at least once weekly. Among the key findings of the study: Radio continues to have a hardware challenge, particularly with younger-leaning formats. The study states that P1 listeners are more likely to own an in-home radio include Classic Hits, Classic Rock, Country, Hard Rock/Heavy Metal, News/Talk, and Sports, but listeners to Alternative Rock and Contemporary Christian index lower and those who listen to Hip Hop/Rap and Top 40 are the least… ..... Read More.1 day ago
- The Most Musically Aggressive Stations In CHR?I’ve railed a lot about the prevailing sort of CHR station of recent years — the station where power rotation contains as many recurrents as currents; where “different”-sounding songs show up months after their digital buzz, making neither active nor passive listeners happy. Increasingly, we’ve seen an odd compromise where “Blinding Lights” and “Adore You” stay in power forever, streaming hits show up faster but still stay past their seeming freshness date, while mainstream pop titles have just a moment to either muster up or out. The problem is that there isn’t a successful second model for a different type of Top 40 station. WODS (Amp 103.3) Boston was, for a while, the station aggressively finding the streaming hits, and having little apparent impact on WXKS (Kiss 108), one of the format’s most successful, and relatively conservative, CHRs. There aren’t a lot of station-level program or… ..... Read More.1 day ago
- Report: Tim Eby Exits St. Louis Public Radio as GMKWMU-FM (St. Louis Public Radio) General Manager Tim Eby exits the University of Missouri-St. Louis News/Talk outlet, reports St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Joe Holleman. According to UMSL Vice Chancellor Paul Herring, consultant Tom Livingston is appointed interim GM. Eby's exit follows an ..... Read More.1 day ago