Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you s ... More >>
Independent internet radio station Deep Ellum On-Air prides itself on contributing positively to the entertainment scene now in the music-rich neighborhood, and finds its purpose in supporting local musicians, comedians, and the businesses. This independent internet radio station isn't without its ... More >>
The Texas Rangers just confirmed what everybody already knew: Eric Nadel is a bad ass.The team announced at a press conference this afternoon that the longtime radio broadcaster, the voice that has narrated, if not propelled, its climb into Major League Baseball's upper ranks, is the 2012 inductee i ... More >>
Dave BarnettAbout half an hour ago, Richie posted an item on the Sportatorium: John Rhadigan, hired in January to replace Josh Lewin as the Texas Rangers' TV, play-by-play announcer, is already out. Moments ago, the team confirmed with an Official Statement that follows in full. But long story sh ... More >>
On the other side is the announcement from Unfair Park's across-the-street neighbor, which is about to scoot to Victory Park. Long story short: Cumulus Media is moving its four local radio stations, including The Ticket and KLIF, into 20,248 square feet of empty next door to the American Airlines ... More >>
Two radio industry sources say that CBS Radio and Clear Channel Communications are in negotiations on a deal that could bring controversial and wildly popular radio host Russ Martin back to Dallas radio early this summer. The sources indicate that, should an agreement be reach ... More >>
Beginning next week, Big Dick and the Rational Radio crew move to the Web. And only the Web.A little more than a year ago, Dave Clifton, president and co-owner of Rational Radio (1360 on Your AM Dial), told Sam that his left-leaning station would be a success, no doubt about it: "More than half o ... More >>
Citadel Broadcasting owns 224 radio stations across the U.S. -- three in Texas, all in Dallas-Fort Worth. They're not unfamiliar brand names: the historic WBAP-AM (News/Talk 820) and KSCS-FM (96.3), which, for a good long while in the 1990s, was the top station in the DFW and, like, WBAP, remains ... More >>
Yep. And you said so, according to this 72-page study from a professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology, which surveyed radio listeners in six markets, including DFW, only to find that they're all dissatisfied with what they're hearing. It's not that hard, folks. Really, it isn't. Just play ... More >>
The Wall Street Journal and The New York Post are reporting today that as early as next week, Clear Channel Communications will "begin implementing a massive restructuring plan that seeks to cut $400 million in costs at the company." Both stories say the layoffs are to begin on Tuesday; says The Pos ... More >>
Way back in Two Thousand and Eight I alerted you that radical radio ratings changes were on the horizon. Well, they're heeere. As of Dec. 31, the data from Arbitron's new Portable People Meters is certified as legit radio currency in Dallas-Fort Worth. Diaries have officially gone the way of t ... More >>
The Light Crust Doughboys ring in the Holidays
Friday, July 27, at the Palladium
Friday, March 23, at Rubber Gloves, Denton | Saturday, March 24, at the Double Wide
Remember Iwo Jima at Frontiers of Flight
Sam signs off
They play like it's 1950, so why shouldn't the Cowboys air on an oldies station?
Dallas rap radio is the pits, but saving it would only take two hours a week
Saturday, September 10, at Majestic Theatre
Dallas radio gets caught making sweet love to Celine DIon
GayBINGO is ready for takeoff
One nonprofit helped save radio. Sort of. For now.
With Napster six feet under, the RIAA now wants to hang the Internet DJ
Selected songs disappear from the playlists at Clear Channel stations
When Randy Angle disappeared, he left behind a multimillion-dollar fortune in a two-way radio -- and an ugly secret
Why is multimillionaire Scott Ginsburg building one of the world's most expensive restaurants in Dallas? Because he can.
Disney hopes its upstart kids radio network will be more than just a Mickey Mouse effort
An unlikely suburban airwave pirate lands in the FCC's crosshairs
Broadcast Data Systems listens to the radio so you don't have to
After 25 years of Texas' best rock, Q102 bids a tearless farewell
Onetime fly jock Tom Joyner has landed a radio deal with Corporate America that is making him the conscience of the black community
Can two transplants from the land of Lynyrd Skynyrd and fart smells find the key to radio fame at Dallas' Q102?
The City of Dallas could make a fortune from WRR-FM. But powerful friends don't want anything to change at their little radio station.