Archive for the 'Radio' Category


You’re just a pawn in their game. You think by protesting freemium you’re saving the world from broke musicians. But Wall Street talks and you walk, and it all comes down to money. And those with the deep pockets are playing for high stakes and they don’t care about what’s happening in your bedroom, the […]

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 […]