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93.1's playlist is total garbage - I'm calling them "Gnash" again!

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93.1's playlist is total garbage - I'm calling them "Gnash" again!

Post by MWmetalhead » Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:46 pm

I've noticed a playlist shift over there in recent weeks, and I'm not liking it at all !!!

A lot of the variety has been stripped from the playlist. Top currents are being played in CHR-like rotation. Keith Urban gets played once if not twice hourly. Ditto for Luke Bryan. Faux-country is once again prominently featured on the station. Awful songs from Florida-Georgia Line are getting played very frequently. So is that twit, Sam Hunt ('YCD plays him too much as well).

Has anyone else noticed this musical shift at 93.1?

I've reduced my listening to 93.1 dramatically over the past 60 days.

Look at this playlist and try not to throw up in your mouth:

http://wdrq.tunegenie.com/
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Re: 93.1's playlist is total garbage - I'm calling them "Gnash" again!

Post by 1027BrianFM » Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:07 pm

I'll have to give it a listen to give a objective opinion. While they are not doing terrible ratings wise, they will always be 2nd Fiddle to 99.5fm.
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Re: 93.1's playlist is total garbage - I'm calling them "Gnash" again!

Post by 48125er » Sun Jun 04, 2017 9:10 pm

Is 95.9 better than them nowadays.

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Re: 93.1's playlist is total garbage - I'm calling them "Gnash" again!

Post by MWmetalhead » Sun Jun 04, 2017 9:28 pm

First - I've gotta say Keith Urban's new single sucks to high heaven and doesn't sound anything like a Country song. It belongs on an AC or Hot AC station. 93.1 is playing the living crap out of it.

I've never liked 95.9, and their signal in the car stinks in my area. Playlist wise, they probably stack up well against WDRQ, but there are multiple other aspects of 95.9 that I dislike. The generic sounding imaging, the lack of DJ's in multiple dayparts, the lack of listener engagement on the air, and especially the limp audio processing are all big turn-offs for me.

I see no reason at all to listen to CJWF when I can simply listen to WYCD.
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Re: 93.1's playlist is total garbage - I'm calling them "Gnash" again!

Post by KeenerGold » Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:51 pm

WSAQ has a decent playlist, but it's tougher for me to pull in, thanks to the K-Love translator in Warren.

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Re: 93.1's playlist is total garbage - I'm calling them "Gnash" again!

Post by audiophile » Mon Jun 05, 2017 5:08 pm

MWmetalhead wrote:
Sun Jun 04, 2017 9:28 pm
First - I've gotta say Keith Urban's new single sucks to high heaven and doesn't sound anything like a Country song. It belongs on an AC or Hot AC station. 93.1 is playing the living crap out of it.

I've never liked 95.9, and their signal in the car stinks in my area. Playlist wise, they probably stack up well against WDRQ, but there are multiple other aspects of 95.9 that I dislike. The generic sounding imaging, the lack of DJ's in multiple dayparts, the lack of listener engagement on the air, and especially the limp audio processing are all big turn-offs for me.

I see no reason at all to listen to CJWF when I can simply listen to WYCD.
If I Fall? I don't think that song is that bad. It definitely has an AC sound to it.
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Post by MWmetalhead » Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:25 pm

It's not a horrible song, but it ain't country.
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Post by MWmetalhead » Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:36 pm

What does annoy me greatly about that song is the fact the music arrangement sounds like something lifted from a teenager's low budget demo tape.

Zero guitar in a supposed country song whose male singer spent much of the past two years endorsing guitar lesson video tapes via infomercial!
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Post by ChrisKun2K5 » Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:14 pm

Country radio has become a home for pure Adult Contemporary songs that couldn't make it on mainstream AC radio because mainstream AC is too busy playing one-to-five-year-old burnt CHR recurrents and the same 150 "safe" '80s songs. Lauren Alaina's "Road Less Traveled" is another example - that's the kind of song that would have been all over AC 15 years ago. And the songs that aren't unabashed AC all have the exact same faux-trap beat.

As far as 95.9 goes, there's little difference musically between 93.1/99.5 except for the Canadian content, a lot of which is just as bad as U.S. pop country.

Fortunately I'm within listening range of Duke FM if I need a country fix. Nash Icon isn't worth having to sit through Kelsea Ballerini and Sam Hunt to hear the good stuff. Unfortunately with the current crossover success of "Body Like a Back Road" Sam Hunt is only getting bigger.

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Post by MWmetalhead » Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:24 pm

Uggggggggggh! Sam Hunt. Cannot stand him. It's a coin toss between Hunt and F-G Line for worst current (faux) country artist.
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Re: 93.1's playlist is total garbage - I'm calling them "Gnash" again!

Post by audiophile » Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:54 pm

ChrisKun2K5 wrote:
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:14 pm
Country radio has become a home for pure Adult Contemporary songs that couldn't make it on mainstream AC radio because mainstream AC is too busy playing one-to-five-year-old burnt CHR recurrents and the same 150 "safe" '80s songs...
So true! :lol
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