Budding RadioDJ

Q: Are you a Budding RadioDJ?

Starting out doing Internet radio as a hobby can seem daunting at first but when you get used to streaming it can be a great hobby to have.

If you’re a Budding RadioDJ and are looking to get started then may I suggest a few pieces of software to use that won’t cost you a penny.

In order to start streaming on the internet you will need the following…

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Last updated on: 27th June 2018
at 10:19 AM Europe/London

Sam Broadcaster Terrestrial Licence

Have you ever read through the EULA (End user licence agreement) when it comes to SAM Broadcaster?

Most people haven’t even bothered to read it.

We can’t help but notice how Spacial make it difficult to use their software. You’d be pretty amazed at the restrictions Spacial Audio do actually place on the their software.

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Last updated on: 2nd May 2018
at 10:57 AM Europe/London

Using Winamp To DJ With?

Using Winamp To DJ With?

Just seen a topic pop up on the Winamp forums where someone said they were using Winamp to DJ.

Another user replied with:

“Real DJs don’t use Winamp to DJ it doesn’t crossfade properly”

 
Indeed DJ’s don’t use Winamp to produce mixes or radio shows. We use other software that is built for the job.

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Last updated on: 29th June 2018
at 12:59 PM Europe/London

Sam Broadcaster Bad SQL!

SAM Broadcaster Bad SQL!

We keep seeing posts on the Spacial Audio Facebook pages and forums from people saying that their queue list table within MySQL has crashed and is corrupted.

This is usually the MySQL error that people get.

“MySQLi prepare error: Table ‘samdb_mysql.queuelist’ doesn’t exist”

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Last updated on: 19th July 2018
at 14:13 PM Europe/London

Windows 10 Developer Preview

Today I’ve been busy testing the Windows 10 developer preview.

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So far the results have been good it seems to handle rather well. It doesn’t seem as fiddly or as annoying as Windows 8 was.

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Last updated on: 31st May 2017
at 16:27 PM Europe/London

Sam Broadcaster Crossfade Problems

SAM Broadcaster Crossfade Problems

As hard as I tried over the years I could never get SAM Broadcaster to transition smoothly between songs.

“This happened with every version of the software from 2.7.9 through to the newer versions. So it’s not just a problem confined to one version of SAM Broadcaster but every version of it”

 
Even the default settings would cut the end of a song off.

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Last updated on: 18th June 2018
at 09:09 AM 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: 21st May 2018
at 16:01 PM Europe/London

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