Online radio is a popular alternative to listening to music on a radio in your car or at home. Many Internet radio websites allow you to customize your listening experience. These sites allow you to pick and choose what kinds of music you like or dislike. This helps to make sure every time you listen to the radio you are listening to music you enjoy.
Internet radio allows you to make your own Internet radio stations based on genre, specific songs or artists. This allows Read the rest of this entry »
Back before the time of TV and internet, the only real source of entertainment you had – besides reading – was the radio. Now, fast forward to today and you’ll be hard pressed to find anyone around who still listens to radio (without the “online” in front of it).
Where, once, the radio was your primary source of music you now have online radio stations that play nothing but the music commercial free and music services that completely corner the market. Heck, if your television provider is anything like http://www.cable-tv.com, you actually have television channels of nothing but music.
When people want their sports radio, they subscribe to a sports podcast or fire up the old satellite radio for a sports feed. The same goes for talk radio – there’s just no room for the regular or online radio anymore.
Convenience is the main reason coupled with the fact that you simply don’t get enough content between all the ads on the airwaves. Radio is constantly struggling to remain relevant in this high-tech day and age.
And, sure, while radio probably won’t be completely snuffed out in the next year or so, the days of this antiquated form of information and entertainment are clearly numbered. Won’t be long, now.
There are many people out there who revolve their life around music. Most people now own an iPod or mp3 player. These allow you to view podcasts and online radio stations. When owning an iPod, you can easily access these things from the iTunes store. They offer free ones and also paid ones. There is also several free apps you can download for your iPod from the app store. Some of the online radio apps can be better than others, Read the rest of this entry »
The arrival of the internet forever changed the entertainment industry, and music is certainly no exception. The most obvious change has simply been its rapidly expanded availability. While before music was accessible only through physical cassette players, on the radio, or in the actual presence of the musician, the ability to listen to the song, album, or artist of your choice is now one click away, available for free on popular sites such as YouTube.com. Of course, critics have long pointed out that this easy accessibility has come Read the rest of this entry »
The music industry is not a big fan of the digital media age. Too keep up with the times, the music industry will have to learn to adapt. There is no going backwards. There is only going forward. With the ability to digitaly download music to an iphone or computer or even the ipod, cd sales have taken a big hit. Music artist will not make as much money off of their music like it used to be in earlier years. The music industry is slowly adapting to this digital age. This Read the rest of this entry »
We’ve all seen this line before. Whether it’s splattered across a popular music magazine, or across one of our favorite television channels, it seems everyone is trying to tell us who “they” think makes the best noise. And while that’s all very well and good of them, let’s face it, music is strictly a matter of opinion. I know, I know, shocking. But even as this may be obviously apparent to the many, we contiue to buy into reading (and watching) similar publications, Read the rest of this entry »