Category Archives: Music Royalties

Beyond the Music, Irene Cara’s Career Struggled To The End.

When she began to question the music industry’s ‘standards and practices’, her career struggled to the end. Continue reading

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Celebrating 20 Years of Internet Radio Broadcasting

Never in my wildest dreams would I ever thought I’d be doing this for 20 years.  Continue reading

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UPDATE: Torontocast Releases Geo-Block

Torontocast announced they’re releasing the Geo-Block on all of their servers.   That means listeners in the United States may be able to hear to our radio station without a Virtual Private Network present. We’re not sure how long that will … Continue reading

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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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Radionomy Stream Update; Re-starting GoFundMe Campaign, Considering Other Options

“we are taking steps to insure our future by looking for other companies who can service us. The costs of broadcasting for small radio stations have skyrocketed, specifically in music licencing.” Continue reading

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Radionomy Implements Geo-Block in Certain Countries With No Explanation

“(They) decided to geo-block radio stations broadcasting in some countries. These countries represent only a limited part of the audience.” 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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Growing Pains with our new Broadcast Home

“Last week, the network experienced repeated tracks and jingles. Some Radionomy producers have speculated this was a result of a lawsuit filed against the company by Sony, which has accused Radionomy of not paying royalties.” 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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