Standalone Vs Built In Encoders

Standalone encoding software vs Built In Encoders?

When it comes to automation software do you pay $$$ for a program that has encoders built in or do you use a standalone encoding program along side the automation software?

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Last updated on: 5th September 2018
at 12:58 PM Europe/London

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: 13th August 2018
at 13:01 PM Europe/London

Zararadio Why Bother?

Zara Radio Free Version: Why Bother?

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

“I had to switch to another program, I was using Zararadio 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: 3rd September 2018
at 14:59 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: 7th September 2018
at 15:38 PM Europe/London

Changing The Default MySQL Port

Changing the Default SQL port:

When it comes to a SQL server running along side RadioDJ some users have found that their web hosts 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.

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Last updated on: 7th September 2018
at 15:39 PM Europe/London

Read The Disclaimer Page!

I’ve found myself yet again having to defend myself and this blog on social media.

I’m fed up with people trying to tell me what I can and cannot write on my Blog and Facebook pages.

It’s simple if you don’t like what I write on this website or what I write on Facebook then it’s pretty simple.

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Last updated on: 31st May 2017
at 16:31 PM Europe/London

Auto Start No!

Auto start? No!

I think one of my biggest bug bears about websites has to be audio/video players on the main page auto starting without any warning.

Just clicked on a page from a radio station listing website & the radio stream started playing automatically.

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Last updated on: 31st January 2018
at 08:45 AM Europe/London

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