Facebook Live Audio?

Seen a few blog posts about a new feature that’s being rolled out on Facebook “Live Audio” aimed at podcasters and online radio broadcasters

Which will enable anyone to stream audio out from their phone/tablet/PC to anyone who want to listen to it. Listeners will tune in via a piece of HTML code that you have to activate on your page.

I’m sure Facebook will have tutorials on embedding it into your page/profile etc…

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Using Sam Dj To Mix With? Erm… No!

Spacial Audio have written another blog post about SAM DJ (Formerly SAM Party DJ)

They claim its great for mixing/beat matching with..?

“This might be great for a Bar or Restaurant to provide background music, but it’s clearly not suitable for doing live DJing”

 
Yes I thought that too!

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Last updated on: July 13th, 2017
at 10:24 AM Europe/London

Playit Live Radio Automation.

PlayIt Live Radio Automation.

This program had been on my radar for quite a while I hadn’t had the chance to test it.

The results weren’t great I’m afraid.

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I downloaded, installed & then I started importing tracks into it via the built in tracks manager feature.

Unfortunately that’s where it all started going downhill.

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Last updated on: July 13th, 2017
at 10:26 AM Europe/London

Run Multiple Internet Radio Stations? (RadioDJ)

Running an online Internet radio station can be a fun thing to do.

However running one radio station isn’t enough for some people they want to run more than 1 station.

We know of someone running multiple Radionomy streams using RadioDJ free radio automation software.

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Last updated on: July 19th, 2017
at 13:14 PM Europe/London

Running A Database Needn’t Be Scary!

I’ve just joined a “radio station automation” group on Facebook, Don’t normally bother with groups on FB but this one was recommended to me.

I saw this post on there last week:

“I’m Looking for a simple piece of software that has a live assist feature without the hassle of SQL and databases”

 
What are you scared of? Running a database/MySQL server need not be scary…

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Sam Broadcaster How Good Is It?

This was a question I saw among the stats on Google analytics.

Q: SAM Broadcaster how good is it?

A: It’s NOT a very good program & it’s certainly not worth the $299 Spacial Audio ask for it!

SAM can be tricky for a novice to setup it gets confusing having 4 different database options on first run. Firebird being the worst of the 4 options that is also flaky and unstable.

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Last updated on: June 8th, 2017
at 12:30 PM Europe/London

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