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Radio Tomorrow with James Cridland

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Radio Tomorrow with James Cridland

It's been a fascinating few weeks watching the US deal with potential issues with their ratings system.
 
Here's the thing in a nutshell. US radio uses, in large markets, electronic measurement through a PPM, a portable pager-like device. It listens for inaudible tones in the audio, and works...

06 October 2015

Cridland: Positive moves for radio’s future in the UK Primary tabs

Radio Tomorrow with James Cridland

Greetings from the bowels of the London Underground. There's no air-conditioning down here, and therefore it's hot and relatively unbearable: but one thing that's making it a little more bearable is Iggy Pop, who is currently playing me the most random choice of music tracks on his radio show.
 
I'm listening to...

06 October 2015

It’s time for a better radio: Cridland

Radio Tomorrow with James Cridland

I read an awful lot of blogs about radio. I enjoyed ...

23 September 2015

What we can learn from Beats 1: Cridland

Radio Tomorrow with James Cridland

So, Beats 1 has launched - the new, global, internet radio station from Apple. Now we’ve had more than a week to think about it, it’s probably time to consider what it means for those of us who work in radio.

It’s not polished.

It’s been interesting watching the US radio...

23 September 2015

London's Mi-Soul pits itself against the big commercial stations

Radio Tomorrow with James Cridland

London has a new “soulful” radio station - called Mi-Soul.
 
I say it has a new radio station. It isn’t, really. It’s been going for three years, actually, but last weekend it made it to actually broadcasting on the radio, rather than being stuck on the internet. It’s interesting that...

23 September 2015

Cridland's weekly links about radio's future

Radioinfo's Radio Tomorow contributor, James Cridland has compiled a list of some of the more interesting and informative links about radio's future. 

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23 September 2015

Cridland: Google Play Music Radio: what does it mean for the rest of us?
So, Pandora offers free 'radio' stations,  and Apple kind of does too, and now we've just seen the launch of Google Play Music Radio. Watch this YouTube video…
 
The Google offer is relatively similar to the others.  Limited skips (six an hour)  but music based on artists and genre. And you get to also get Google's...
23 September 2015

How one brand doubled its TSL: and how you can too

Radio Tomorrow with James Cridland

Whenever I’ve made it to Oslo, Norway, I’ve been there in winter - snow on the ground and it appears to always be twilight. But last week, an extraordinary thing happened: the sun shone.
 
The sun shone because there were radio people in town, of course: a conference...

23 September 2015

What people are saying about Apple Music and Beats 1

The hot topic around music and radio circles over the past week or so has been the anticipated launch of Apple Music and Beats 1 at the end of this month.

Radioinfo's Radio Tomorow contributor, ...

23 September 2015

Apple’s new Beat 1 - who are the DJs?

In Monday’s WWDC announcements, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Apple have invented internet radio. The press release guffs on about how every listener will “hear the...

23 September 2015

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