Dramatic Change In The Podcast Market

Dramatic Change In The Podcast Market

Podcasts have been found as a highly successful new ay to reach the massive audience in recent years. What was initially audio content for nerds has long been successful worldwide. Younger people, in particular, appreciate hearing in-depth content on all kinds of topics from the field experts or enthusiasts. That is similar to streaming music regardless of the time of production. Whether lectures, interviews or news articles, podcasts are booming. They go more in-depth into subject areas than radio reports...

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John Peel Shaped Careers

John Peel Shaped Careers

English radio host and DJ John Robert Parker Ravenscroft aka John Peel was one of the most influential pop music experts in history. He discovered numerous styles of music for his listeners, and promoted numerous bands, mainly from the independent scene. The so-called Peel Sessions are legendary. These were parts of his radio broadcast and allowed the bands to record their songs live without a major production. He presented artists that other DJ´s did not care and was therefore largely...

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Compelling Podcasts You Can’t Miss

If you’ve never listened to a podcast before you are missing out on some fantastic audio goodness. Whether you are a lover of fiction, true crime or simply culture in general, there is undoubtedly a podcast out there for you. Not every podcast is comprised of interviews with celebrities or comedians doing what they do best with less time constraints, just as you might have gotten wrapped up in a TV show before, podcasts offer the same gripping, chapter based...

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Spotify – What Radio Is Missing

Why People Move to The Music Platform Radio has been going for a long time uninterrupted by competition. Sure you could argue that Television became its immediate rival as proclaimed clearly by the Buggles song on MTV, but even though TV is equally as omnipresent; radio continues its streak reaching millions of ears every day. People tune in for different reasons, fun chats, to hear the latest chart toppers or simply out of habit on a drive. Though there were...

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5 Major Genres of Podcast

The Types of Shows People Are Listening To It's fair to say that podcasts are taking over radio. With podcast apps available on every platform and with a whole host of presenters that fit and reach every demographic, the once coveted spot as a radio show host is now shared with millions all over the globe. Podcasts commonly bring the side of the radio that isn’t music (though many bring that too), the casual conversation in between that is often...

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4 Things You Won’t Hear on Daytime Radio

From its origins as the entertainment source for the whole family to its idle background noise for driving, radio has changed significantly over the years it has been active. However, some aspects of it really haven’t altered in all its time, in the past 30 years the commercial side of the music industry has made standard daytime radio a constant loop of the same top paid musicians over and over again. Playing the same tracks, you hear in commercials and...

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Alternatives to Radio

Online Destinations for Listening to Music The actual radio is a steadily dwindling medium. We’ve seen it shift over to digital in recent years and really ever since the age of the Internet the connectivity granted to us by the web began changing the way we listen to music. Though the radio still serves a purpose in the fact that it essentially is the go to place to let listeners know what songs and artists are currently fashionable and thus...

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Forgotten Iconic Turntablists

The term DJ is becoming ever more ambiguous as time goes on and music techniques advance. Today we have radio DJ’s, who operate in no way that reflects the original definition of Disc Jockey, especially since many stations don’t even us discs any more. A DJ back in the day however was a completely different entity. For the vocal performers (or rappers) the DJ was an essential part of the puzzle that completed a hip hop act. Providing the backing,...

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How to Get Your Music on The Radio

The music industry is highly competitive with many songs being produced every year. Many musicians struggle to become successful, but if you are to stand even the slightest chance of becoming successful you need to be noticed. There are ways to promote your music, and even though people post songs on such media as YouTube or Facebook, the radio is still a good idea. Promoting your music is not easy though and it may be difficult to get your music...

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Up and Coming Radio Stations

Internet Radio The advent of the internet meant that many radio stations today are largely online streaming media services. One of these great radio stations is a public ones found in Seattle, Washington. KEXP 90.3 FM was developed in collaboration with Paul Allen and the University of Washington and is often the first to play new music, before it’s even available on Spotify or Pandora. XRAY.FM in Portland, Oregon is also a great up and coming radio station formed just...

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