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Re: Carrier Current, 10 Watt FM Alumni, etc.

Post by Ben Zonia » Mon Jun 24, 2024 11:46 am

Did you ever hear of a talking house?

There was one near where I lived about a mile away on 1610. A neighbor of the house it was at apparently reprogrammed it with part of "Loser" by Beck, along with commentary aimed at an adversary in the neighborhood. It went on for a month or so until the transmitter was apparently removed by the real estate agent. I don't think it was the FCC.


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Re: Carrier Current, 10 Watt FM Alumni, etc.

Post by Ben Zonia » Mon Jun 24, 2024 3:12 pm

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For example: Interlochen sells out their 4,000 seat venue in the summer with acts that simply are not found on Commercial Radio.
I disagree that all artists at the Interlochen concert arena are not on commercial radio. There are quite a few radio stations that still or now play 60s and 70s Pop Music. Last year, The Beach Boys, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, and The Osmonds/Donny Osmond all performed at Interlochen. Not your cup of tea, I'm sure, but they did perform there. It is true that stations that play their music are relatively few compared to newer music.
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Re: Carrier Current, 10 Watt FM Alumni, etc.

Post by TC Talks » Mon Jun 24, 2024 4:12 pm

Ben Zonia wrote:
Mon Jun 24, 2024 3:12 pm
TC Talks wrote:
Sun Jun 23, 2024 10:46 pm
For example: Interlochen sells out their 4,000 seat venue in the summer with acts that simply are not found on Commercial Radio.
I disagree that all artists at the Interlochen concert arena are not on commercial radio. There are quite a few radio stations that still or now play 60s and 70s Pop Music. Last year, The Beach Boys, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, and The Osmonds/Donny Osmond all performed at Interlochen. Not your cup of tea, I'm sure, but they did perform there. It is true that stations that play their music are relatively few compared to newer music.
A quick glance at this year's festival reveals 1 of 77 performances having commercial airplay. I think you understand the point that Commercial Radio is increasingly out of touch with listeners who want to see the musicians they hear.
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Re: Carrier Current, 10 Watt FM Alumni, etc.

Post by MWmetalhead » Thu Jul 04, 2024 4:37 pm

Did you ever hear of a talking house?

There was one near where I lived about a mile away on 1610. A neighbor of the house it was at apparently reprogrammed it with part of "Loser" by Beck, along with commentary aimed at an adversary in the neighborhood. It went on for a month or so until the transmitter was apparently removed by the real estate agent. I don't think it was the FCC.
Indeed, I used to see signs for those in my childhood neighborhood on occasion.
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