Category Archives: Music Industry

UPDATE: Torontocast Begins Geo-Blocking Listeners in the United States

I, too, thought about hanging it up after 17 and a 1/2 years of broadcasting.  But decided not to.  That’s is exactly what corporate broadcasters want…less competition.  So, we’re not going anywhere, anytime soon.    Continue reading

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Smooth Jazz and More now available on Orange Radio.

“Listeners can download the Orange radio app for their Apple and Android devices and find Smooth Jazz and More on a search.” Continue reading

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Save Internet Radio! Sign The Petition! Call Your Congressman!

…many more internet stations will find themselves incapable of paying even higher music licensing rates as a result of “listener spillover” from recently silent stations. It is a BAD situation which will eventually snowball into something much worse.” Continue reading

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Live365 Makes It Official, Shutting Down January 31st.

I’ve always wanted to be in broadcasting, and this venture made my dream come true. It breaks my heart that many people will be losing their jobs at Live365 due to bureaucrats in Washington. Continue reading

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Smooth Jazz and More Signs On with Radionomy

Long-time Internet radio broadcaster, Smooth Jazz and More has signed on with Belgium-based Internet broadcaster ‘Radionomy’.  In the wake of Live365’s pending shutdown at the end of the month due to financial difficulties, its founder created the stream to guarantee … Continue reading

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Live365 Abrupt Shutdown Possibly Means The End Is Near

Driving on my way home, I received a notice from our Internet service provider, Live365.  Now I couldn’t read and drive, but I did see some disturbing information. “…some of our stations (Personal Broadcasters) will not be issued a new … Continue reading

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Recording Industry’s Honorary Grammy to Steve Jobs is Downright Hypocritical!

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple who died in October, will be receiving a posthumous award from the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. The Academy made the announcement on Wednesday, indicating it was giving Jobs a special “Trustees Award” … Continue reading

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