9.07-08 Como Brothers Band "Make My Heart Move" (Independent) Computer Magic Be Fair (Independent) David Ramirez "That Ain't Love" (Independent/Thirty Tigers) Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey The Battle For Earth (Royal Potato Family) John Mark Nelson "Dream Last Night" (Independent/Thirty Tigers) My Brothers And I Don't Dream Alone (Independent) Sugarplum Fairies "American Troubadour" (Starfish) Various Daptone Gold (Daptone)
Cort Johnson Named APD/Morning Co-Host on 101.9 KINK/Portland Alpha Media Portland announced that Cort Johnson has been named Assistant Program Director and Morning Co-Host on KINK/Portland. Cort will join Sheila Hamilton weekday mornings 5:30-10 a.m.
Alpha Media EVP/Programming, Scott Mahalick commented on the announcement, “Cort will be a great addition to the KINK family. He has an incomparable passion for the industry and his abilities on and off air will positively support and impact the direction in which the station is headed.”
Alpha Media’s SVP/Market Manager, Milt McConnell, added, “I had the opportunity to work with Cort in Salt Lake and witnessed his ability to connect with the Triple A audience there. He has proven to be one of the most dedicated talents and he is most deserving of this opportunity.”
“I am honored to be working at such a heritage and legendary station in Portland, Oregon. Thank you to Scott Mahalick, Milt McConnell and Bob Proffitt for the opportunity to be part of the Live and Local Alpha Media Team,” remarked Cort.
Subaru Embraces HD Radio Receivers iBiquity Digital Corporation, the developer of digital HD Radio Technology for AM and FM audio and data broadcasting, has announced that Subaru has made HD Radio receivers standard across all vehicles in the manufacturer’s lineup. HD Radio equipped cars are currently available at dealerships across the country.
“Subaru is a longstanding partner that has consistently adopted the latest HD Radio features and expanded availability across their vehicle lines” said Jeff Jury, Chief Operating Officer of iBiquity Digital. “We’ve worked closely with Subaru for a number of years and are excited to see them take this important step to bring the latest in digital broadcast technology to all of their loyal customers.”
The move by Subaru adds to a growing list of auto brands and manufacturers who have made HD Radio receivers standard across all vehicles including Bentley, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Mini, Rolls Royce, Scion, Tesla and Volvo. All major auto manufacturers now incorporate HD Radio receivers across more than 200 models of vehicles.
The HD Radio system is available across the U.S. and Mexico, with more than 2,300 digital stations converted, and over 1,700 HD2/HD3 digital only channels that broadcast fresh new content that can only be heard with an HD Radio receiver in a variety of formats that include Dance/Electronica, Bluegrass Country, Comedy, Local Music, Chill/Coffee Shop Music, South Asian, Talk, News, and Sports.
Streaming Made In America Jay Z's TIDAL music service will exclusively livestream select performances from the Budweiser Made In America Festival in Philadelphia over Labor Day weekend. The TIDAL livestream begins at 1:30 p.m. (EDT) on Saturday, September 5 and Sunday, September 6. Fans will get to stream sets from artists such as De La Soul, Meek Mill, Modest Mouse, Beyoncé, Earl Sweatshirt, G-Eazy, Nick Jonas, Death Cab For Cutie, Bassnectar, Action Bronson, Metric, Big Sean, J. Cole, The Weeknd, Fabolous, Santigold, Future, Banks, and Axwell & Ingrosso.
Los Lobos Gates Of Gold
Maia Sharp The Dash Between The Dates
Blitzen Trapper All Across This Land
Shemekia Copeland Outskirts Of Love
Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin Lost Time
El Vy Return To The Moon
Jason Isbell Something More...
Wilco Star Wars
Arcs Yours, Dreamily
Beck Single Only-Beck
My Morning Jacket The Waterfall
Anderson East Delilah
Leon Bridges Coming Home
Alabama Shakes Sound & Color
Frank Turner Positive Songs For...
Beirut No No No
Mike McVay SVP/Content & Programming Cumulus Media