Tag Archives: radio

The State Of Adult Contemporary On Spotify

One of the ways in which one moves from a low-information into a high-information listener of music is the awareness of where one’s listening choices fit in the highly segmented music industry.  Once you know where the songs you tend … Continue reading

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On Instantiation

One of my online acquaintances created a music chart that helped to coin the neologism I would like to talk about today.  What is instantiation?  The term refers to the time when a given song reaches a widespread radio audience, … Continue reading

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As I Walk Into The Great Unknown

Rachel Platten, if she is remembered at all, is remembered generally as a one-hit wonder for her empowerment anthem “Fight Song” and for her debut album Wildfire, both of which were widely panned as among the worst music of 2016.  … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal For The Creation Of A Soundtrack Pop Format

From time to time I enjoy reading discussions about the formulation of various radio formats.  Although my current connection to radio is slight, at one time I was a college radio DJ and I have retained an interest in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Aliens Are Coming!

Aliens Are Coming!:  The True Account Of The 1938 War Of The Worlds Radio Broadcast, by Meghan McCarthy Despite not having a great deal of interest in aliens or literature about aliens [1], I have a great deal of interest … Continue reading

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Book Review: C.S. Lewis & Mere Christianity

C.S. Lewis & Mere Christianity: The Crisis That Created A Classic, by Paul McCusker [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Tyndale House Publishers in exchange for an honest review.] In some ways it is particularly ironic that … Continue reading

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