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Gabble, gabble, gabble!

I am not sure why we listen to Classic FM, as it regurgitates all the old classical favourites and rarely plays something that I haven’t heard before.   325 more words


Listening to commercial radio

The warblers come and go.

Photogenic girls fill my brain

With the same

Or similar sound.

Autumn leaves strew the ground. 26 more words

Kaching! Kaching!

UK advertising expenditure for radio spots rose 2.9% to £239m over the first six months of 2015, with total radio ad spend forecast to reach £589m by year-end, based on Radiocentre advertising revenue data. 114 more words


How an air-conditioning mechanic in Sydney Australia became an award winning broadcaster in Britain; Part 201.

It’s always fun when you embarrass the competition.

Commercial radio is very competitive. From a sales point of view our ‘product’ is listeners, that’s what we sell to advertisers. 246 more words


Goodbye footie!

Andy Mitten grew up with Manchester United on the radio but things have changed, he writes in the Manchester Evening News.

Transistor radios revolutionised the spread of information on the terraces, it seems. 294 more words

Local Stations

Glasgow allocations turn to farce

The boss of Glasgow’s new GO Radio is unhappy about the decision of a rival to hand back their licence for an existing radio station. Kevin Cameron, a former Clyde 1 presenter, hit out at a decision by Global to hand back the licence of Indie and rock music station XFM Scotland (which started life as Q96). 227 more words


If X - FM = X, what is X?

So the secret is out – digital radio station XFM is being rebranded Radio X – “the first truly male-focused, fully national music and entertainment brand for 25-44 year olds” on September 21. 116 more words