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by Chrocket87
Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Shutdown: Same Tune - Different Lyrics
Replies: 22
Views: 411

Re: Shutdown: Same Tune - Different Lyrics

In Ohio, we have Sherrod Brown coming up for reelection this coming November. After this vote, I could not be more excited to vote for ANYONE who is running against him.
by Chrocket87
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Maxine Waters To Skip State of the Union
Replies: 13
Views: 434

Re: Maxine Waters To Skip State of the Union

Folks like Maxine Waters and Comrade Pelosi really have me rooting for this New California thing to take off....
by Chrocket87
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Trump State of Union
Replies: 16
Views: 431

Re: Trump State of Union

I've got a better idea: The Democrats could sit politely during this speech and address their thoughts in a response after his speech. You know, act like grownups?
by Chrocket87
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Everywhere Else
Topic: 1260am Boston Dumps right wing talk for a Brazilian format
Replies: 3
Views: 290

Re: 1260am Boston Dumps right wing talk for a Brazilian format

If you've ever been out to Boston, this makes sense. Tons of Brazilian immigrants in the Chelsea/Everett area and plenty in Framingham as well. Last time I was out there, had a great Portuguese sausage omelette. (Side story)

There's definitely a market to make a few bucks with this format.
by Chrocket87
Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Everywhere Else
Topic: Could this be the end of the road for WBAI in NYC?
Replies: 19
Views: 3725

Re: Could this be the end of the road for WBAI in NYC?

Pacifica, and especially WBAI, are the cockroaches of radio. Nuclear war could wipe out life as we know it and WBAI would still find a way to stay on the air.
by Chrocket87
Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: ALT 106.7 Detroit's New Alternative
Replies: 86
Views: 8998

Re: ALT 106.7 Detroit's New Alternative

Correct me if I'm wrong, but KLLT a rimshot for a large part of the metro area, which would explain why that frequency has been a wheel of formats for as long as I remember. At the end of the day, that station simply serves to knock The Point off its pedestal, as they're usually keeping iHeart's top...
by Chrocket87
Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: ALT 106.7 Detroit's New Alternative
Replies: 86
Views: 8998

Re: ALT 106.7 Detroit's New Alternative

How can you be an alternative station in Michigan and not play The Verve Pipe or Sponge??? Good grief. You haven't heard "The Freshman" yet? My local station runs the Premium Choice feed and I hear it at least once a week. Sponge- you'll hear them rarely. That said, they do seem to deviate a little...
by Chrocket87
Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Is 101.3 next?
Replies: 15
Views: 2622

Re: Is 101.3 next?

MWmetalhead wrote:
Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:44 am


I can only hope any such flip - should one happen - would result in the removal of the f*cking awful "Rover's Morning Glory" show
As someone who lives in Shane's home market, I apologize that his success here (no idea how he got it) has caused his garbage to spread to other markets.
by Chrocket87
Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: ALT 106.7 Detroit's New Alternative
Replies: 86
Views: 8998

Re: ALT 106.7 Detroit's New Alternative

I wouldn't be surprised if "The Woody Show" expands its syndication to Motown.
by Chrocket87
Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Roy Moore is Accused of Sexual Contact with Kids
Replies: 78
Views: 1963

Re: Roy Moore is Accused of Sexual Contact with Kids

I think SG is racial-fluid, which means he identifies as whichever race is most convenient for him at that moment. Kinda like that Rachel Dolezal nut from a few years back.
by Chrocket87
Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: ALT 106.7 Detroit's New Alternative
Replies: 86
Views: 8998

Re: ALT 106.7 Detroit's New Alternative

And the iHeart app still has it as the D, too.

As much as I've been waiting for a nice alternative to 89x's garbage playlist for the times I visit the area, Premium Choice on a good signal in a top 15 market!?! Yuck.
by Chrocket87
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Phat Matt out at 89X???
Replies: 17
Views: 2143

Re: Phat Matt out at 89X???

At what point does Bell finally put this dog out of its misery?
by Chrocket87
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: The future of Amp
Replies: 23
Views: 2727

Re: The future of Amp

Methinks they've got a lot more blowing up to do before all is said and done. I'm surprised they've already made moves. ETM believed CBS had been running (largely) on autopilot for years, letting underperforming stations hang around provided they're making a sandwich bag of profit. I didn't know Amp...
by Chrocket87
Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: The future of Amp
Replies: 23
Views: 2727

Re: The future of Amp

If it were to go alternative, it would sound more like their recent launch in NYC, which sounds a lot like WKQX in Chicago. It sounds pretty good, from what I've been able to sample.

That said, for all we know, Amp could be doing well enough that it sticks around in the Motor City.
by Chrocket87
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Everywhere Else
Topic: 2 Flips! NYC and Chicago
Replies: 16
Views: 1073

Re: 2 Flips! NYC and Chicago

Boston, too. Though I'd say the Detroit and Boston Amp brands are probably vulnerable.
by Chrocket87
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: The future of Amp
Replies: 23
Views: 2727

The future of Amp

Well, it looks like Entercom flipped the Amp brands in Dallas and NYC to Alternative almost immediately after being handed the keys. Looking at the ratings, those two had been underperforming for a while, but what could this mean for Amp 98.7? Is it among the vulnerable stations that's ripe for a ch...
by Chrocket87
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Everywhere Else
Topic: 2 Flips! NYC and Chicago
Replies: 16
Views: 1073

Re: 2 Flips! NYC and Chicago

Don't forget Dallas! Yeah, ETM said they were doing research and thought cbs was flying on autopilot for years, but who thought 3 flips in top 5 markets almost instantly after taking the keys?
by Chrocket87
Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: WNIC
Replies: 20
Views: 3570

Re: WNIC

Well, the "December" book should be starting in a week or so, so I'd expect a flip pretty close to then.
by Chrocket87
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: WNIC
Replies: 20
Views: 3570

Re: WNIC

If the PPM numbers are any indicator, I'd say (at least for their target) a big yes.
by Chrocket87
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Trump Russia Trump Russia...oh wait, Hillary Russia
Replies: 7
Views: 462

Re: Trump Russia Trump Russia...oh wait, Hillary Russia

Sounds like there's about to be an uptick of suspicious deaths in the Beltway.