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.
It is easy to record a bunch of Artist intros and link them to songs by the singers. Simple little things like this can make a fully automated station come alive. There are a couple more videos on the M1 site about linking. Here’s a refresher. The vid below runs 3:35
When your announcers are voice tracking from remote locations and when your automation system is not one that allows them to record the VT’s directly into player itself, here’s a way to get the task done without making mistakes. A lot of stations have to do it this way: First you email the playlists for
The single most listened to Thing on music radio is the Countdown. People love lists, of course and we soon learned that people remember to tune back in for the countdown shows. Early Rock ‘n Roll radio stations had all kinds. There was the Weekly Top 40 Countdown, yes. There was the countdown of the
Strange to you but back in early days of Rock ‘n Roll Radio, most stations didn’t add Christmas music until the week before the day. Hard to believe, eh? For one thing, there weren’t a whole bunch of Christmas Pop/Rock records that would fit. Think about it. Bing Crosby/White Christmas. And a few minutes later,
I was on the air at Gulf 104 in Tallahassee when Elvis died in August of ’77. Today, I don’t remember which song I played after making the announcement about it. The station was CHR with an Album Rock edge and we didn’t normally play Elvis. But this was certainly a cultural event it and