Archive for the 'Radio' Category

Re-Beats 1

Beats 1   From: Mike Caren If Beats 1 were to work at the highest level, there would be a playlist the next day of everything every radio show played in the streaming service (sans commentary). The shows would essentially be the introduction to playlists with additional context. They would make a way for radio […]

Beats 1

MTV died when videos became an on demand item online. What makes Apple believe the future of music consumption is radio? I’d like Beats 1 to be successful. It would be great to add a bit of coherence to the music scene, to have international tastemakers leading us to the best stuff. But I don’t […]

The Country Kerfuffle

It’s a ROCK format! So, are those heirloom or cherry tomatoes? Today it even made the L.A. “Times,” the statement by country music consultant Keith Hill that he advises stations not to play two women in a row, that males are the lettuce and women are the tomatoes in the salad. And the women are […]


I can’t get this song out of my head. It’s very easy to ignore the Top Forty. It’s very easy to ignore all music. That’s what the business and inside fans don’t understand, that they’re in a bubble and what they live for, their passion, oftentimes doesn’t translate. I live for the Howard Stern show. […]