Homophobia In Music

Homophobia in Music?

It seems recently there has been a lot in the news about pop stars singing homophobic lyrics in songs.

Apparently it’s rife within the rap music scene where it’s tolerated (sic) as part of a rap battle.

Is it right that there’s a perceived culture of Homophobia within certain sections of the music industry?

Hell NO!

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Last updated on: May 31st, 2017
at 14:48 PM Europe/London

When Sam Broadcaster Auto Updates Go Wrong!

When SAM Broadcaster Auto Updates Go Wrong!

I read a post on the Spacial forums today where a user had just downloaded the latest version of SAM Broadcaster because the program told him there was an update available.

The problem was this user was using SAM Broadcaster 2013 and the auto updater tried updating it to SAM Broadcaster 2014 for which the user didn’t have a valid key & inevitably it all went horribly wrong for him.

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Last updated on: May 31st, 2017
at 14:51 PM Europe/London

Zararadio Why Bother?

Zararadio: Why Bother?

This is another piece of radio software that I tried to use before I discovered the joys of RadioDJ

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“I had to switch to another program, I was using Zararadio it would crash after 20hrs of use”

 
Zararadio was another piece of software I couldn’t get it to work properly. Even after reading the manual.

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Last updated on: July 5th, 2017
at 15:58 PM Europe/London

Sam Bashing

Yet again I’ve been given a barrage of abuse by some troll, The person had a go at me about the posts on this website about SAM Broadcaster.

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I also had to ban the same person from my Facebook page for the same reason.

Not something I do lightly either.

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Last updated on: May 31st, 2017
at 14:52 PM Europe/London

Shoutcast Ad Supported Streams

Just read an article on Broadcasting World.

Radionomy have now launched Shoutcast Ad supported streams.

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Which means an advert will play over your stream 2 times per hour if you are signed up to their SHOUTcast Streaming Service.

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Last updated on: October 18th, 2017
at 12:56 PM Europe/London

Sam Broadcaster 2014.3 Requires Msxml 4.0.

I read on the Spacial forums that a user has noticed this major issue with SAM Broadcaster 2014.

Quote: “Sam Broadcaster 2014.3 requires MSXML 4.0.”

MSXML 4.0 is no longer supported by Microsoft. Even firms like Secunia PSI warn against using MSXML 4.0.

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Last updated on: May 31st, 2017
at 14:58 PM Europe/London

Pay For PAL Scripts? (Sam Broadcaster)

Pay for PAL scripts?

This is another website that popped up on my radar recently called “PALScripts” offering paid for PAL (Playlist Automation Language) scripts and an SQL repair service for SAM Broadcaster.

Screenshot from 2013-03-12 11:08:35

What’s wrong with that I hear you ask?

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Last updated on: August 27th, 2017
at 09:30 AM Europe/London

Changing The Default MySQL Port (RadioDJ)

Changing the Default SQL port for RadioDJ:

When it comes to a SQL server running along side RadioDJ some users have found that their webhosts won’t allow connections to the default SQL port 3306.

If you need a specific port open for this to work it’s probably a wise idea to email your website host support department asking if it’s OK to use a non standard port for use with SQL. Otherwise you may get into trouble with them.

If your webhost doesn’t allow MySQL connections on a standard 3306 port then you need to get creative by changing the default SQL port in the SQL server program

We’ve gone with MariaDB.

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Last updated on: July 19th, 2017
at 13:51 PM Europe/London

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