Radio: Avoid the Abandoned Mall Feeling

By Sean Ross This column was originally going to be called…

The New Hub and Spoke: Balancing Strength and Freshness

By Sean Ross In late July, I heard WHTZ (Z100) New York play…

Powergold Launches The World’s Fastest, Most Intuitive Music Scheduling Software Yet – Powergold NXT

Powergold NXT was built for world scale broadcasters that…

Do Broadcasters Still Need To Narrowcast?

From the moment that AC WKJY Long Island, N.Y., returned to its…

What the World Needs Now Is Love Songs

By Sean Ross Both of these things are true: Pop music…

In Search of ‘Oldies XL’

By Sean Ross There hasn’t been much opportunity over the…

How To Have More Hits

By Sean Ross We need more hits. We could have more hits. I’m…

The “No-Wow” Oldie: Now There’s A Name For It

By Sean Ross The concept of the “oh wow” oldie has been…

Gradually, The ‘90s Come To Adult Contemporary

By Sean Ross For a long time, the ‘90s were an almost non-existent…
When Tempo Shifts Gears

When Tempo Shifts Gears

(Or “When Songs Aren’t Always In A [Single] Mood”) By…

How The Soft AC Wars Shaped The Format

By Sean Ross The early ‘90s were a time of massive change…

What I Learned From Scheduling Christmas Music

By Sean Ross Every programmer should have the experience of…