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Video Responsible for More Than Half of All On-Demand Music Streaming Time

Video Responsible for More Than Half of All On-Demand Music Streaming Time

If you thought that video music streaming was just a small add-on to the time people spend with Spotify, Pandora, and the like, you’d be wrong. It’s actually the reverse. And that’s a problem…

Nielsen Data Suggests a Return to Focus on "At-Work" Listening

Nielsen Data Suggests a Return to Focus on “At-Work” Listening

With radio marketing budgets largely having gone the way of the dinosaur, stations might be wise to see at-work listening through the lens of customer acquisition – especially in younger demos. Nielsen data suggests why…

KBCO Celebrates 40 Years With Staff Reunion

KBCO Celebrates 40 Years With Staff Reunion

An informal get-together of KBCO employees, past and present, celebrated the legacy of KBCO — and its current #1 status in the Denver/Boulder Nielsen ratings…

Great News From the Triple A Front: KCSN in Blockbuster Move; KBCO #1 in Denver

Great News From the Triple A Front: KCSN in Blockbuster Move; KBCO #1 in Denver

KCSN will tie the knot with KSBR, expanding massively throughout SoCal. Meanwhile, Triple A stalwart KBCO lands at #1 6+ as it celebrates its 40th anniversary…

NYU Prof Says Radio is in Deep Trouble, NAB Says That's Silly. They're Both Right.

NYU Prof Says Radio is in Deep Trouble, NAB Says That’s Silly. They’re Both Right.

New York University’s Larry Miller says radio must adapt or face a bleak future. NAB responds with strong data, but even within that data there are hints that Miller is right…

If Goldman's Streaming Predictions Are Correct, Music Radio, In Current Form, is Done

If Goldman’s Streaming Predictions Are Correct, Music Radio, In Current Form, is Done

There’s lots of buzz this week about a Goldman Sachs report that projects streaming revenue will jump by some 500% by 2030. If this comes to pass, music radio is in for a major re-think…

Legendary Alternative WBRU is Sold; Will Flip to Christian

Legendary Alternative WBRU is Sold; Will Flip to Christian

Originally launched on FM in 1965, Brown University’s WBRU has been sold and will change formats to Christian-formatted K-Love…

YouTube Not Getting it Done, So Artists Will Target the DMCA

YouTube Not Getting it Done, So Artists Will Target the DMCA

YouTube’s meager payouts to musicians, combined with its inability or lack of desire to stop piracy, is leading artists to move toward changing the law, closing a loophole that some say YouTube exploits…

Advertisers Love Podcasts for the Same Reasons They Love Triple A Radio, And More

Advertisers Love Podcasts for the Same Reasons They Love Triple A Radio, And More

The advertising love affair with podcasts continues, largely due the fact that they offer the same audience attributes as Triple A Radio– and a few more…

Nonesuch Records' Robert Hurwitz on Art vs. Commerce (Video)

Nonesuch Records’ Robert Hurwitz on Art vs. Commerce (Video)

As the Triple A Radio Conference kicks off in Boulder, it’s worth revisiting the perspective given to us by last year’s keynote speaker, former Nonesuch president Robert Hurwitz…

Awesome Infographic Ranks Streamers By How They Pay -- And Much More

Awesome Infographic Ranks Streamers By How They Pay — And Much More

If you’re an independent artist, would you believe that Napster is the streamer that pays the best? And, no surprise, YouTube remains deep in the cellar. Fantastic infographic ranks the players…

2017 Local Ad Revenue Forecast Revised Slightly Downward; Radio Slips in Rank

2017 Local Ad Revenue Forecast Revised Slightly Downward; Radio Slips in Rank

BIA/Kelsey’s mid-year local ad revenue forecast predicts continued growth in the years to come, but it will be driven by double digit growth in digital, social, and video…

Elwood's BluesMobile a.k.a. The House of Blues Radio Hour to End After 24 Years

Elwood’s BluesMobile a.k.a. The House of Blues Radio Hour to End After 24 Years

The internationally syndicated radio show hosted by Dan Aykroyd as Elwood Blues will stop production at the end of July. The move comes as the show’s producer battles rare illness…

Radio Still Top Medium in Terms of Reach

Radio Still Top Medium in Terms of Reach

Good news as we start the second half of the year: Nielsen data shows radio remains the top medium for reach — across all adult demos 18+…

Nearly a Quarter of Local Advertisers Say They Will Cut or Eliminate Radio Budgets

Nearly a Quarter of Local Advertisers Say They Will Cut or Eliminate Radio Budgets

Research from Borrell and Associates suggests that traditional media budgets will continue to take hits from digital — and that many of those decisions are made by “gut”…

Improve Your Station in Less Than an Hour - Use the BCG Growth-Share Matrix

Improve Your Station in Less Than an Hour – Use the BCG Growth-Share Matrix

In order to do something new, we need to create capacity. One of the best ways to do that is by killing something off. The BCG Growth-Share Matrix will help you do that — and more…

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