Monday, February 27, 2017

Radio Serena Show 09

Radio Serena Show 9 Playlist 2-28-17
Song 1. Something In The Way – Nirvana (listener request)
Song 2. Up on the Roof - The Drifters
Song 3. Glorious – Rachael Tissot
Song 4. Call Me – Le Click
Song 5. Oh Rose Marie - The Fascinators with Jesse Stone Orchestra
Song 6. Pop Muzik – M
Song 7. I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
Song 8. Graveyard Whistling – Nothing But Thieves (listener request)
Song 9. MR. Mom – Lonestar (listener request)
Song 10. No Excuses – Alice In Chains (listener request)
Song 11. Baby Love - The Supremes
Song 12. Moves – The New Pornographers
Song 13. Scary Monsters – Nine Inche Nails With David Bowy (listener request)
Song 14. Day Dream Believer - The Monkeys
Song 15. Superstar - The Carpenters


The Radio Kid's Rant! 55: Completely Random Thoughts

This rant is based on, well, what the kid describes as "a random stream of consciousness at 4 in the morning". Tune in and hear what it's all about!


Clearing the Static 1709

We open with some feedback, where we clarify something which was part of a discussion we had on show number 1650, and we elaborate more on our talk regarding teens and music consumption. Also, we discuss a possible format change coming to Utica, NY. Later, more developments at the FCC concerning AM stations and FM translators, which leads into a bigger discussion that includes over the air TV as well. Then, new formats are coming to the Ocean City, Maryland market. Finally, a big discussion about the future of commercial radio, and how we can make it sound more appealing to today's radio audience. That's all here on this edition of CTS.


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Radio Serena Show 08

Song 1.  Set A Drift On Memory Bliss – P.M. Dawn
Song 2. Runaround Sue – Dion
Song 3. Chances - Five for Fighting
Song 4. When I Come Around – Greenday (listener request)
Song 5. 409 – The Beach Boys
Song 6. Tranquilizer – Biosphere (listener request)
Song 7. Creep – TLC (listener request)
Song 8. Blue Moon - The Marcels
Song 9. Urge for Going - Joni Mitchell
Song 10. Touch the Sky – Cartouche
Song 11. Speedoo - The Cadillacs
Song 12. The Sun Always Shines On TV – Ah-ha (listener request)
Song 13. La-La (Means I Love You) - The Delfonics
Song 14. Last Glimpse Of Gotham – Joshua Redman


Sunday, February 19, 2017

The Radio Kid's Rant! 54 - Telephone Memories

This time, Jake Longwell joins The Radio Kid, and they share some of their memories of long defunct functions and services that were available via the telephone.


Clearing the Static 1708

Once again, there is a lot to talk about this week. We begin with some news about our affiliate in Australia, Unique Radio. Then, we express our outrage at the sale of a well liked Public radio station in the Cincinnati area to religious operators. A new and unique Urban station debuts in Columbus, Ohio, and a new 90s oriented station debuts in Winnipeg. We remember a legendary Canadian radio host upon his recent passing, and, we express our frustrations regarding certain telephone and internet technologies which make life harder for the visually impaired. That's all on this edition of Clearing the Static.


Monday, February 13, 2017

Radio Serena Show 07 - Format of the Month - The Diary (Love Songs)

Song 1. As I Lay Me Down – Sophie B. Hawkins
Song 2. I Just Called to Say I Love You – Stevie Wonder
Song 3. Somebody To Love Queen
Song 4. John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman - My One and Only Love
Song 5. Unchained Melody – LeeAnne Rhymes
Song 6. The Bee Gees – Fanny, Be Tender With My Love
Song 7. The High Road - Three Days Grace
Song 8. Leavin' - Tim Heintz
Song 9. When I Look into Your Eyes – Firehouse
Song 10. I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls – Méav
Song 11. I Would’ve Loved You Anyway – Trisha Yearwood
Song 12. Making Love Out Of Nothing At All – Air Supply

The Radio Kid's Rant! 53: Variety of Topics

This time, The Radio Kid sounds off on several topics too numerous to mention. Tune in and hear them all for yourself!


Clearing the Static 1707

Another action packed show this time. First, a warm welcome to our new listeners in Rochester, NY on WXIR, Extreme Independent Radio, where we are now heard every Saturday at 5 AM Eastern. Then, we speculate about a new format coming to New Orleans. After, we comment on an article about radio imaging and positioners. Are they still needed these days? Later, some interesting and disturbing facts about the FCC and what they can do without congressional approval that could lead to even more consolidation in the industry! Finally, a controversial radio host returns to the airwaves in Tampa. That is all here on this edition of CTS.


Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The Radio Kid's Rant! 52: The Impact of Trump's Anti Immigration Policy

The Radio Kid shares some strong views on the fall out from the new anti immigration policies of the Trump administration.


Clearing the Static 1706

A lot to talk about this week! We discuss the launch of Pure Oldies in both Ithaca and Springfield, IL. Also, a local full service radio voice in the NYC suburbs is back, sort of. Then, bug, big news about the merger of CBS Radio and Entercom. We discuss the potential impact of the merger in the various radio markets affected. Later, a Sacramento FM license is turned in to the FCC after fall out from a contest gone wrong. Finally, an Alabama station switches to the supposedly dying Classic Hip Hop format. That's all here on this jam packed edition of CTS.


Radio Serena Show 06

Song 1. All I Wanna Do – Sherill Crow
Song 2.  The Boy From New York City  - The Adlibs
Song 3. Subdevisions – Rush
Song 4. The Power of Love – Celene Dion
Song 5. Suite Judy Blue Eyes – Crosby Stills Nash (listener request)
Song 6. For the Love of You - Candy Dulfer
Song 7.  Gin and Juice - Snoop Doggy Dogg
Song 8. Wake Up Little Susie - The Everly Brothers
Song 9. Follow You Follow Me – Genesis
Song 10. The Power – Snap
Song 11. 16 Candles – The Crests
Song 12. Kids In America – Kim Wilde
Song 13. Backstreet Boys – I Want It That Way
Song 14. Hello Goodbye The Beattles