Thursday, December 27, 2018

Clearing the Static 1851

Apologies for the late upload! We comment further on happenings in New York radio, plus, a lot of developments in Atlanta radio this week. That and more on this episode of CTS!


Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Radio Serena Show 104: Reflective Christmas

Merry Christmas from Radio Serena! As the first airing of this show will occur at Midnight on Christmas eve leading into Christmas day, we play your Christmas requests, and songs tailored for a quiet and reflective Christmas
Song 1. Winter Wonderland – Eurythmics
Song 2. I Took The World – Lauren Daigle
Song 3. Good King Wenceslas – Reliant K
Song 4. Jingle Bells – Pentatonix
Song 5. It’s Christmas – Bob Piorun
Song 6. A KJR RockNRoll Christmas
Song 7. Santa Clause Is Coming To Town – The Boston Pops
Song 8. Deck the Halls - Manhime Steamroller
Song 9. Sleigh Ride - Johnny Mathis
Song 10. Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella - Liz Story
Song 11. Silent Night - Tracy Silverman & Thea Suits
Song 12. Another Year Has Gone By - Celine Dion


Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Clearing the Static 1850

Program description and topics posted soon.


Radio Serena Show 103: Still More Christmas Music

As Christmas is a week away as of this writing, we here at Radio Serena have still even more Christmas music for your enjoyment.
Song 1. It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Johnny Mathis
Song 2. Santa Clause is Coming On A Boogy Woogy Choochoo train - The Tractors
Song 3. Peace On Earth - Hanson
Song 4. Go Tell It on the Mountain - Garth Brooks
Song 5. I want a Hippopotamus For Christmas - Gayla Peevey
Song 6. Baby's First Christmas - Connie Frances
Song 7. Baby, It's Cold Outside - Brett Eldredge feat. Meghan Trainor
Song 8. Silent Night, Holy Night - Regensburger Domspatzen
Song 9. Last Time by Moonlight - Enya
Song 10. White Christmas - Tony Bennett
Song 11. Happy Christmas To You - Brazillian Love Affair Project
Song 12. Joy to the World - Kool & the Gang
Song 13. Sleigh Ride - Ellis Marsalis
Song 14. Christmas Don't Be Late - Alvin and The Chipmunks


Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Clearing the Static 1849

 Issues discussed on the show include:
1.  Say hi to  "Jack" on WZOX in Kalamazoo, MI.
2.  A complicated talk and religious format change is happening in
Birmingham, AL, thanks to Crawford Broadcasting.
3.  Things aren't "Wild" anymore in Hagerstown, MD, as WDLD goes live.
4.  Conservative Talk moves to 96.3 in Newburn, NC, as "Thunder" gets
weaker,and moves to 94.5.
5.  Double flip in Georgetown, SC, as WGTN goes to "The coast," and
stops talking, and as WLMC flips from Gospel to "True Oldies."
6.  Hey Bakersfield!  Want things to be less "Toxic?"  Then, tell 98.1
to "Rewind" to the 90's, and change calls to KRWI.
7.  A new Conservative talker launcehs near Richmond, VA.
8.  WOKV (AM) is flipping to sports.
9.  In Newberry, MI, "The Eagle" flies away in a "Flash."
10.  As another "Eagle" lands in Manestee, MI.
11.  WHOF (101.7) is changing format -- debuting a new one Christmas day at 9AM.


Radio Serena Show 102: More Christmas

It's another Christmas edition of Radio Serena.  So put out your
stockings, write those Christmas cards, and enjoy another slay-full of
Christmas tunes from Radio Serena.
Song 1.  My Favorite Things – The Supremes
Song 2.  My Favorite Things – Kelly Clarkson
Song 3.  What Child Is This? - Marvin Sapp feat. Commissioned
Song 4.  Christmas Time - Christina Aguilera
Song 5.  Carole Of The Bells – Lindsay Stirling
Song 6.  Donna and Blitson – Badly Drawn Boy
Song 7.  Blue Christmas – Elvis Presley
Song 9.  Finally It’s Christmas – Hanson
Song 10.  Felice Navidad – Jose Feliciano
Song 11.  Jingle Bells - Wynton Marsalis
Song 12.  Sleigh Ride - Jump5
Song 13.  We're Going to Get Our Christmas Tree - Tom Paxton
Song 14. Skating - David Benoit


Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Radio Serena Show 101 - Christmas

It's the first of several Christmas editions of Radio Serena, so sit back, and enjoy a wide variety of Christmas tunes.
Song 1. Frosty the Snowman - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Song 2. Believe - Josh Groban
Song 3. Ding Dong Merrily on High - Frankie Gavin
Song 4. All I Want for Christmas – Vince Vance and The Valiants
Song 5. Let's Go Dancing with Santa - KC & the Sunshine Band
Song 6. Christmas is Creepy – Fred Figglehorn
Song 7. Holly Jolly Christmas - Michael Buble
Song 8. O Holy Night – Newsboys
Song 9. O Come, O Come Emmanuel - Bad Religion
Song 10. Silent Night - The London Fox Singers
Song 11. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) - Lady Antebellum
Song 12. Deck The Halls, Bring A Torch Medly – Smokey Robinson
Song 13. Hark! the Herald Angels Sing - Amy Grant


Clearing the Static 1848

 We spend the first half of this show talking about a new LGBTQ radio network launched ty Entercom. It launched on analog in Palm Springs. We discuss the pros and cons of this new station and LGBTQ programming on the radio in general. Also, we talk about a unique audio service online for the blind and visually impaired, along with radio happenings in Minnesota and Indiana.