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ALT 106.7

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Steve79
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ALT 106.7

Post by Steve79 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:21 am

How much longer before they pull the plug on this format?
Station is doing horribly in the ratings and isn't getting much better. Other formats they've tried did much better including "the D" 2.0 which they didn't even give a chance.

Just curious to see how long they'll stick with it.



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Re: ALT 106.7

Post by Mega Hertz » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:39 am

Then who else will promote Panic at the Disco like they're the second coming of Christ?


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Re: ALT 106.7

Post by stopnswop2 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:39 pm

When is the last time the band has even had a hit!?!?


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Re: ALT 106.7

Post by Deleted User 14888 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:02 pm

106.7 is sounding better than The “Fart 98.7.”



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Re: ALT 106.7

Post by Detroit313 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:02 pm

stopnswop2 wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:39 pm
When is the last time the band has even had a hit!?!?
Not sure where you've been, but High Hopes has become their biggest hit ever.



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Post by stopnswop2 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:22 pm

Detroit313 wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:02 pm
stopnswop2 wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:39 pm
When is the last time the band has even had a hit!?!?
Not sure where you've been, but High Hopes has become their biggest hit ever.
I no longer really listen to top 40 radio due to the current state of music, so I am a little behind when it comes to how well some of the most recent songs out there are charting


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Re: ALT 106.7

Post by Detroit313 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:47 pm

stopnswop2 wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:22 pm
Detroit313 wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:02 pm
stopnswop2 wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:39 pm
When is the last time the band has even had a hit!?!?
Not sure where you've been, but High Hopes has become their biggest hit ever.
I no longer really listen to top 40 radio due to the current state of music, so I am a little behind when it comes to how well some of the most recent songs out there are charting
Well, it has been at No1 on Alternative Radio for weeks now too. HOT AC too.



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Post by stopnswop2 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:01 pm

Thanks for info 😊


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Re: ALT 106.7

Post by Deleted User 10525 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:22 pm

I would like to see them evolve into something like xm's lithium channel 34 honestly.



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Re: ALT 106.7

Post by szmigiel » Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:19 am

I know ALT 106.7 ratings suck, and some people think dead air would get a higher market share, but I still find myself listening to this station when I want to hear music. I know it could be much better and I hope they tweak the format a bit more, I wouldn't call it my favorite station by a longshot, just one of my very few options.



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Post by stopnswop2 » Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:34 am

Whenever I'm browsing the dial and land on it, there is never a song on I can actually say I like.

I never have actually sat and listened though for more than 2 minutes.
I'll give it a shot one of these days.


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Re: ALT 106.7

Post by szmigiel » Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:36 pm

I know it is sad, but Detroit market has so few stations I can enjoy.
I am really not a big fan of Top 40 music, new or old.
Never been a fan of AC, Soft Rock, Disco, R&B, Urban, or Hip Hop.
Country and Christian is right out
I like classic rock well enough, but always been a bit more blues rock, prog rock, funk rock, and punk. Much of which is played rarely on classic rock stations.
My tastes have always been more New Wave, Synth pop, Industrial, Techno, House, and Ambient.

From this boards talk I had the wife try the Breeze and she loves it, it is her new favorite station. I will tolerate it when in the car with her, but if I am driving myself I am not going to listen to a station I just tolerate. I really want just one station I can turn to when I want to hear music and be moderately satisfied with. A station I would actually consider putting a bumpersticker on the car to promote, if that was still a thing.



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Re: ALT 106.7

Post by Deleted User 14888 » Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:45 pm

Steve79 wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:21 am
How much longer before they pull the plug on this format?
Station is doing horribly in the ratings and isn't getting much better. Other formats they've tried did much better including "the D" 2.0 which they didn't even give a chance.

Just curious to see how long they'll stick with it.
Hopefully not to long, I would love to see them take their HD3 station and put it on the main signal and call it Oldies 106.7, and then I would apply for the morning show, that would be worth getting out of retirement for, Detroit needs a good Oldies Station, it just hasn’t been the same without Oldies 104.3.



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Re: ALT 106.7

Post by stopnswop2 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:02 am

Advertisers still are under the delusion that people over 55 don't have money though Kev...


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Re: ALT 106.7

Post by Deleted User 14888 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:04 am

They have to realize us old farts spend tons of money.



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