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by ChrisWL1980
Fri Nov 27, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: The Breeze Drifts Away
Replies: 24
Views: 1754

Re: The Breeze Drifts Away

WNIC tweaked a bit softer this spring and summer and sounded quite good; they added some Breeze staples such as Bette Midler back into rotation. They've since tweaked back hotter again while keeping some of those softer titles but playing them next to "Sexyback" by Justin Timberlake (puke) or worse ...
by ChrisWL1980
Fri Nov 27, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: 104.3 WOMC playlist tweak
Replies: 6
Views: 505

Re: 104.3 WOMC playlist tweak

Smart of them to make this move while WNIC, the station that could have really benefited from tweaking softer given Breeze's last ratings showing, is in Christmas music and unable to capitalize.
by ChrisWL1980
Wed Nov 18, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: RIP 89X
Replies: 195
Views: 8221

Re: RIP 89X

I'm hearing rumblings that CKWW is changing also. If so, that seems to support the idea of a Classic Hits or Adult Hits format on one of the two FM's.
As for 580's new format, my gut feeling is TSN Radio 580.
by ChrisWL1980
Wed Nov 18, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: RIP 89X
Replies: 195
Views: 8221

Re: RIP 89X

Here's my gut feeling at this point:

88.7 goes Variety Hits as Bob FM
93.9 goes Virgin Radio or Adult CHR CHUM-FM style (Mix 96.7 is sounding closer to mainstream AC these days, with the amount of '80s they play)
by ChrisWL1980
Mon Nov 16, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Neighboring States/Ontario
Topic: CD 102.5 Columbus
Replies: 10
Views: 539

Re: CD 102.5 Columbus

And now iHeart flips 105.7 back to Alternative:

https://radioinsight.com/headlines/2014 ... ive-105-7/
by ChrisWL1980
Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: KDTI Has Gone All Christmas Music
Replies: 11
Views: 864

Re: KDTI Has Gone All Christmas Music

Why is KDTI in this section? Because KDTI, 37 watts at 90.3, is in Rochester Hills, MI. Since their network was dropped, it is K Love Christmas. Anyone know if it is all religious Christmas Music? It would be refreshing next to "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer" and "I Want A Hippopotamus For Chr...
by ChrisWL1980
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: KDTI Has Gone All Christmas Music
Replies: 11
Views: 864

Re: KDTI Has Gone All Christmas Music

Why is KDTI in this section? Because KDTI, 37 watts at 90.3, is in Rochester Hills, MI. Since their network was dropped, it is K Love Christmas. Anyone know if it is all religious Christmas Music? It would be refreshing next to "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer" and "I Want A Hippopotamus For Chr...
by ChrisWL1980
Wed Nov 11, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: October Nielsen #'s - WCSG soars; WFGR & Star 105.7 tank; WTNR remains in the gutter.
Replies: 10
Views: 1343

Re: October Nielsen #'s - WCSG soars; WFGR & Star 105.7 tank; WTNR remains in the gutter.

Wow... 265kw WSRW in a dead heat with 3kw WTRV and getting beaten by an AM/translator combo. I know the pandemic has been pretty tough on listen-at-work formats, but their sister stations WNIC and WRVF are still pretty healthy in their respective markets. Then again, WNIC and WRVF aren't all Premium...
by ChrisWL1980
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Michigan AG going to arrest reporter
Replies: 18
Views: 1706

Re: Michigan AG going to arrest reporter

The censor feature for H*GE spoils the link. The story is ordered spiked by the networks and twitter/facebook Why do you post this here in the broadcasting forum? There’s a political section at the bottom. Is your screen frozen or something? Are you afraid of the polpot? Is your mouse disabled and ...
by ChrisWL1980
Tue Nov 10, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: WNIC All Christmas
Replies: 16
Views: 1130

Re: WNIC All Christmas

Why can't iHate expand their playlist? They have a hard time playing the Top 40 Christmas, yet alone mix it up a bit with a throwback instrumental or something interesting. I don't want, need, or listen to the same 30 songs over and over again. WRVF should get a clue from WCKY-FM when they were WTT...
by ChrisWL1980
Tue Nov 10, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: WNIC All Christmas
Replies: 16
Views: 1130

Re: WNIC All Christmas

MWmetalhead wrote:
Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:37 pm
...72 degrees and sunny the next 3 or 4 days and now we have two stations playing this crap music.

Barf!

Thank goodness for Sirius XM.
Make that three in areas that can also pick up Mix 98.1 Defiance.
by ChrisWL1980
Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: 106.7 WLLZ: Detroit's Wheels (Classic Rock) is here
Replies: 628
Views: 65462

Re: 106.7 WLLZ: Detroit's Wheels (Classic Rock) is here

It’s rare that we listen to the terrestrial radio in the vehicle anymore, but it happens. Usually it’s been 94.7 and yesterday flipping thru the stations happened to his 94.7HD2 which had Yellow Submarine on it by the Beatles. The 7 year old says “that’s one of my favorites” (no joke) and so we lef...
by ChrisWL1980
Mon Nov 09, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Northern Lower Michigan/Eastern U.P.
Topic: Christmas music 2020
Replies: 17
Views: 1092

Re: Christmas music 2020

I like the 60s and 70s music on WCHY 97.7. We have Sirius XM in the car, and a bunch of memory banks and when we're up, we had 106.3 on two or three memories for convenience with proximity to other banks without going through them all. I took one off and replaced it with 97.7. We have 106.3 and 97....
by ChrisWL1980
Sat Nov 07, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: WNIC All Christmas
Replies: 16
Views: 1130

Re: WNIC All Christmas

As long as they leave V98.7 HD2 and Sunny HD2 alone, I'm good.
by ChrisWL1980
Fri Nov 06, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Let's Break for Commercials
Topic: Least favorite commercials of all-time
Replies: 23
Views: 1317

Re: Least favorite commercials of all-time

Add to my list: any commercial featuring elaborately choreographed dancing to advertise a product that has nothing to do with dancing. For example, the one for a credit card or something or other I just saw this afternoon. More often I seem to see those for food or drink, especially soft drinks.