Happy Birthday Blog!

Just realised its about this time 6 years ago I started this blog.

I started it initially to let off steam about how naff some of the software offerings in the world of Internet radio were.

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Last updated on: 29th January 2018
at 15:09 PM Europe/London

No Paid For Support? Not Professional Enough! (RadioDJ)

Sat here shaking my head because of a post I’ve seen on a Facebook group.

Someone reckons because RadioDJ doesn’t have paid for support packages that its not a professional radio automation system.

RadioDJv2

“Most corporate level IT refuses to let you run an automation system without a support contract”

 
There are no messy support contracts with RadioDJ because it doesn’t need them!

You are free to do as you please with the software!

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Last updated on: 7th March 2018
at 09:50 AM Europe/London

Shoutcast Injecting Pre Roll Adverts

Woken up the news that Shoutcast/Radionomy were injecting pre roll adverts into peoples streams.

**Update: DJEgg posted this on the forums**

“We were testing the insertion of pre-rolls for one particular CDN (hosting provider) who’d requested it.
Unfortunately, in the process, pre-rolls for all registered DNAS stations was activated by mistake. We’ve now disabled it.
Thanks everyone for letting us know. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Monetization for DNAS is indeed opt-in, not opt-out”

 
This was happening to online radio station owners who are using the latest build of the Shoutcast DNAS.

Shoutcast Listings

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How To Use RadioDJ?

Saw an advert pop up on social media recently from someone promoting a website called “How to use RadioDJ”

howtouseradiodjNothing wrong with a website promoting RadioDJ I hear you say?

Well yes and NO

Last updated on: 9th May 2018
at 10:00 AM Europe/London

There’s A Reason Why I’m So Passionate About RadioDJ

Certain sections of the Internet radio crowd do their best to knock me because I happen to promote free software over paid for solutions such as SAM Broadcaster/RadioBoss

There’s a reason I’m so passionate about RadioDJ free radio automation software.

RadioDJ free radio automation v2.0.0

RadioDJ is the BEST piece of music automation software we’ve ever used (we’ve tested nearly all of them on the market)

We’ve used it since January 2011 now and don’t really have any issues with the software.

If there is an issue its usually computer hardware playing up (Hard drives are usually the main culprits)

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Last updated on: 1st February 2018
at 10:16 AM Europe/London

RadioDJ Running For 365 Days Continuously!

I just couldn’t pass this one up…

Last year I reported that a user of RadioDJ had had his copy of the software running for 234 days without a restart.

Well that has just been eclipsed by another user who took time out to post on my Facebook page.

RadioDJ 365 days without restart

365 days continuous non-stop without spluttering or crashing… WOW just WOW!

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Last updated on: 13th April 2018
at 14:04 PM Europe/London

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