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Author Topic: Traditional Radio Faces a Grim Future, New Study Says  (Read 12659 times)

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Re: Traditional Radio Faces a Grim Future, New Study Says
« Reply #175 on: November 02, 2018, 03:25:34 PM »

Well, they're one of my presets, so you know I disagree with you on that.

I hate advertising in all forms, so I can't stick with just one radio station.  When the ads come on, I just gotta flip to another station.
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Re: Traditional Radio Faces a Grim Future, New Study Says
« Reply #176 on: November 03, 2018, 02:27:41 AM »

I always know I’m up north when the radio stations are tagged “The Bear/The Wolf/The Fox” FM.
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Re: Traditional Radio Faces a Grim Future, New Study Says
« Reply #177 on: November 03, 2018, 04:40:34 AM »

The weird thing about those Jack/Dave/Ben/Bob/Mordecai FM stations is that their tagline is inevitably “we play whatever we want,” but they play utter shite.

Disagree. Jack FM here in Seattle has a great playlist. Their last three songs as of 0139/3rd Nov 2018 were "Panama", "Smooth Criminal" (Michael Jackson), and "Into the Great Wide Open". That's my kind of playlist!
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Re: Traditional Radio Faces a Grim Future, New Study Says
« Reply #178 on: November 03, 2018, 12:18:03 PM »

I always know I’m up north when the radio stations are tagged “The Bear/The Wolf/The Fox” FM.

Wichita has a Spanish-language FM radio station called "Radio Lobo."
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Re: Traditional Radio Faces a Grim Future, New Study Says
« Reply #179 on: November 03, 2018, 12:38:13 PM »

The weird thing about those Jack/Dave/Ben/Bob/Mordecai FM stations is that their tagline is inevitably “we play whatever we want,” but they play utter shite.

Disagree. Jack FM here in Seattle has a great playlist. Their last three songs as of 0139/3rd Nov 2018 were "Panama", "Smooth Criminal" (Michael Jackson), and "Into the Great Wide Open". That's my kind of playlist!
OK, those are three good songs.
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Re: Traditional Radio Faces a Grim Future, New Study Says
« Reply #180 on: November 03, 2018, 05:11:57 PM »

OK, those are three good songs.

Three songs that are indicative of their overall playlist. The last four artists just played were MC Hammer, Journey, Pat Benetar, and Kenny Loggins. Another great lineup.
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Re: Traditional Radio Faces a Grim Future, New Study Says
« Reply #181 on: January 16, 2019, 01:54:46 PM »

I was looking at a review of a Volkswagen on an EU-based website, and I noticed on the screen image of the radio’s touchscreen that it was tuned to “RADIO BOB!” in Germany. Of course this thread came to mind. I had no idea that other countries were afflicted with the Jack/Dave/Frank/Bob format.

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Re: Traditional Radio Faces a Grim Future, New Study Says
« Reply #182 on: January 16, 2019, 02:17:23 PM »

^^^^^^

Yeah, it looks like the UK has Jack-FM, Sam-FM, and Bob-FM.

I hope Bob-FM's bumpers include Rowan Atkinson saying "Bob" from the Blackadder TV series.
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Re: Traditional Radio Faces a Grim Future, New Study Says
« Reply #183 on: January 16, 2019, 03:58:42 PM »

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Re: Traditional Radio Faces a Grim Future, New Study Says
« Reply #184 on: January 16, 2019, 05:35:51 PM »


Yep, just like that.

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