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This is everything, gang. The first post on this blog was 13/May, 2009. The sole purpose of the MusicONE blog is to dispense information, training and useful tips about the music scheduler. You can usually find an article or video with an answer to your question by typing a word or two into the Search field. But if you scan down the page, you may find some things M1 does that you didn't know about.

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Schedule A Full Hour

Never Less Than 60 MinutesMost commercial stations over-schedule a song or two each hour so there’ll be extras available in case the hour’s spot load is lighter than normal. If you are someone who wants a minimum of 60 minutes in the scheduled hour, you can set a clock rule to guarantee nothing less than that.Set Minimum Hour ContentMinimum Hour…

Steve Warren

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Same Artist Comes Up Too Much

Packeting and PlatooningAn Artist separation problem is the first scheduling problem most people encounter when they get MusicOne.  Or any other scheduler, for that matter. When an Artist is giving you problems, the first thing to do is to go to the Artists tab and run a Computed Separation on the singer.  See what is possible for the artist and…

Steve Warren

· Radio Stuff

The DAX system in the UK and EU

Internet Radio MonitizationI’ve been wondering why nobody’s done it before now. Well, that’s not quite right; there have been a few failed attempts. It’s always been obvious that we ought to aggregate internet streams into one big “network” for advertisers. If it costs an advertiser $25 to put his message into the ears of one thousand radio listeners in a…

Steve Warren

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12 Predictions for the Music Business

This linked article below isn’t about M1 or radio, per se. It was an interesting read for me. I post it because we are all of us navigating our way through society’s media mix as we look for ideas and connections that might help us attract more ears to our station. What happens to the music business affects what we…

Steve Warren