Since spiraling into the seemingly imminent demise of all Valley radio stations into a "classic" rock format, X103.9's trademark shows have had the choice to go extinct or find a new way to get the alt out. Former X103.9 DJ Craven Moorehead, who hosted the popular Ska Punk Show for nearly 15 ... More >>
A Silent FilmIt's logical for a band from the U.K. that's been compared to Coldplay and Snow Patrol and received more than a thousand spins for their first single on Sirius-XM's Alt Nation channel to move to the U.S. seeking stateside success. But Phoenix seems like an unlikely relocation choice ... More >>
Ciara is down for getting dropped by her record label, according to Billboard. The hip-hop star has shot down rumors that Jive Records has dropped her. However, she said that she wouldn't be opposed to the company doing so. Over the last two years she has experienced substantial artistic limita ... More >>
Chow Bella's resident chef, Carol Blonder, caught the attention of producers at Martha Stewart Radio with her recent "Ask the Chef" post on keeping herbs and spices fresh. Now, Blonder's about to spice up the airwaves. Although Blonder herself isn't keen on tooting her own horn, I'm more than happy ... More >>
James KingBen QuayleAbout a week ago, Democratic Congressional candidate Jon Hulburd made listening to Christian radio somewhat tolerable. He began running ads on Christian radio stations bashing his opponent, Republican Ben Quayle, for hit ties to "The Dirty" -- a Web site some argue has a (ahem ... More >>
Democratic Congressional candidate Jon HulburdSince our earlier post about the new, morality-based radio ad run on Valley radio stations by Republican Congressional candidate Ben Quayle, his opponent, Democratic candidate Jon Hulburd, has responded.Quayle's ad is in response to one of ... More >>
Eavesdropping made easy with Jonathan Goldstein
Local live-action talk show says later to another successful year
Take your best shot, then take another
Bowie doesn't like this. Not at all.The BBC is going through a huge financial overhaul and will be redirecting tens of millions of pounds to produce better-quality programming. One of the changes involves shutting down BBC 6 Music, and according to Twenty Four Bit, people, including David Bowie, ... More >>
Controversial faith-based musician performs
Gannett Blog reports that the media company might be preparing for more across-the-board layoffs. The blog, which has done a good job predicting previous layoffs, says it receives a comment recently from one its best sources that says: 1. Principal executive and Chief Financia ... More >>
In a sign that TV stations aren't much better off in this new media world than daily newspapers, Fox and Scripps stations in Phoenix, Detroit and Tampa are now working together to produce news. Locally, the collaboration means that news teams for "My Fox Phoenix," (KSAZ-TV), the local Fo ... More >>
Tom and Dick sing softly but carry a big shtick
I'm on the run this a.m., but I would be remiss if I did not point your attention to this excellent article by David Carr in Sunday's New York Times online concerning our clown of a sheriff, "A Star Turn for a Sheriff on Fox TV." Unlike a lot of other media writers who just end up blowing our top co ... More >>
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