Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Clearing the Static 1742

We open this week with some LPFM news. First, Syracuse finally has its own community radio station, but, will their hyper local approach to music programming help or hurt them? Also, an LPFM is soon to debut in Springfield, Illinois. All indications are that it will be some sort of community radio. We'll follow this story as it develops. Later, we discuss the impending CBS Radio/Entercom merger. We know what stations will be spun off as a result of the merger. Who will be buying these stations? What changes may be on the horizon once the stations are sold? We discuss and speculate.


The Radio Kid's Rant! 74: Kids Meals

On this rant, The Radio Kid compares and contrasts "Kids Meals" from three popular fast food venues. Later, Jake Longwell shares some of his thoughts on suitable diets for children.


Radio Serena Show 42

Song 1.  Building A Mystery - Sarah Mclachlan (Listener request)
Song 2.  Lady Willpower - Gary Puckett and The Union Gap (Listener Request)
Song 3.  Free Falling - Tom Petty
Song 4.  You Are The Woman - Firefall
Song 5.  Archie Speaks! - Bill King
Song 6.  Lemon Tree - Peter, Paul, and Mary (Listener Request)
Song 7.  No Rain - Blind Melon
Song 8.  Baby Don't Go - Sonny & Cher
Song 9.  Walking On The Moon - The Police
Song 10.  Macarena - Los Del Rio
Song 11.  Duke of Earl - Gene Chandler
Song 12.  Cars - Gary Numan
Song 13.  Ironic - Alanis Morissette
Song 14.  Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins


Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Clearing the Static 1741

We open with news of a new commercila Spanish language radio station coming to Rochester. Will the new station have any impact on the community LPFM that's already serving that audience? Later, a beloved radio station in Springfield, Illinois has changed format form deep album rock to variety hits. Why did this happen? Do listeners really want a radio station with a broad playlist? Or do they prefer a station that plays songs they already know and like? Gainesville loses its Jazz station in favor of a simulcast of NPR from Orlando. And, Los Angeles is getting K-Love, at the expense of another great album rocker. That's all here on this episode of CTS.


In the Middle Episode 13

This week, The Radio Kid expresses her thoughts surrounding the Las Vegas tragedy. Also, some opinions on the recent doings of President Trump.


Radio Serena Show 41: Format of the Month: Earl on FM (Classic Country)

Song 1.  Window Up Above - George Jones
Song 2.  (I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle - Hank Williams
Song 3.  Coal Miner's Daughter - Loretta Lynn
Song 4.  Two Dollars in the Juke Box - Eddie Rabbitt
Song 5.  Alright - Faron Young
Song 6.  Busy Man - Billy Ray Cyrus
Song 7.  The Wayward Wind - Patsy Cline
Song 8.  Ballad of a Teenage Queen - Johnny Cash
Song 9.  Sleeping Single in a Double Bed - Barbara Mandrell
Song 10.  Six Days on the Road - Dave Dudley
Song 11.  Why Have You Left the One You Left Me For - Crystal Gayle
Song 12.  Act Naturally - Buck Owens
Song 13.  Everywhere - Tim McGraw
Song 14.  The Same Old Me - Ray Price
Song 15.  Chug-a-Lug - Roger Miller
Song 16.  I Believe In You - Don Williams
Song 17.  Heartbreak, USA - Kitty Wells Kitty Welles
Song 18.  Goodbye Earl - Dixie Chicks


Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Saffron Says Episode 2

The second episode of Saffron Says. Here, she tells her side of the story of how she met her girlfriend, Serena. Later, we hear an in depth review of an episode of, believe it or not, Barney and Friends.