The Future Of Streaming: Only For The Rich?

I’ve read an article about the SoundExchange Royalties Going Up for Webcasters in 2018…

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So, for all streaming in 2018, nonsubscription webcasters will pay a per performance royalty of $.0018 instead of this year’s $.0017. For subscription streams, the rate will increase to $.0023, an increase from $.0022 per performance rate.

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The Best Free Radio DJ Software?

Recently saw someone search for “The Best FREE radio DJ software” on this website.

By now they’ll hopefully be using the best free music automation program of them all.

RadioDJ free radio automation software

RadioDJ is the best of the best when it comes to radio automation software.

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Last updated on: July 19th, 2017
at 12:45 PM Europe/London

Why Bother With Winamp?

I can’t help but notice that people are still using Winamp to stream their Internet radio stations.

While Winamp is a great little media player things have moved on since the release of Winamp 20 years ago.

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Last updated on: November 14th, 2017
at 13:07 PM Europe/London

Help Someone’s Using My Station Name (Shoutcast)

Keep seeing posts on the Shoutcast forums from people running radio stations who state that someone else is streaming using their station name.

Shoutcast listings

“We heard 2 different streams under our station name, What is the source of the 2nd stream”
“Someone is using the same station name I want it removed”
“WTF? there’s a station with the same streaming radio name as my radio”

 
That’s the thing with Shoutcast people can call their radio station what they want and unless you’re a really big commercial radio station who has the money to get lawyers involved, There isn’t a fat lot you can do about it.

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Last updated on: June 26th, 2017
at 12:03 PM Europe/London

We Don’t Need Another Radio Listing Website!

Saw a link popup on the Internet a few days ago for a new radio listing site called “myradiotuner” from the same guy who codes Nextkast so I went and had a look at the website.

myradiotuner

When I first tried it I was greeted by a static page although I got stations to play eventually on another browser. Yes I know its under construction but even then It doesn’t look great, The coding/layout looks almost like a clone of the Nextkast website.

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Last updated on: March 26th, 2017
at 15:21 PM Europe/London

Set Up An Internet Radio Station For Free? (Sam Broadcaster)

I saw a tweet on Twitter over the weekend (again!)

“How To Set Up An Internet Radio Station For Free? (SAM Broadcaster)”

 
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Hate to break the news to everyone… But you CANNOT setup an online radio station for FREE with SAM Broadcaster.

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Last updated on: June 6th, 2017
at 14:41 PM Europe/London

How To Use RadioDJ?

Saw an advert pop up on social media this week from bloke promoting a website called “How to use RadioDJ”

howtouseradiodj“Nothing wrong with a website promoting the software” I hear you say? Well yes and NO…

Last updated on: July 19th, 2017
at 14:30 PM Europe/London

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