Five legends spin records at Santos Party House
We're approaching, if not looking in the rearview mirror at, a watershed moment in American civil rights history. A majority of the American public now supports marriage equality for same-sex couples. And, despite what detractors have been saying and predicting, this includes black people, too. An ... More >>
I've finally gotten my bad self way on top of a chart. According to Odyssey magazine's "F" List -- for the fabulous and fierce, not the fucked up and forgotten -- I have the top spot this week. And I did it with no promotion whatsoever!
Remember the album cutthe track deep on a disc that fans knew best, that only cool radio stations would play? Like so many cherished things from before the iTunes era, it's essentially extinct. My evidence for this bold and seemingly facile statement isn't the steady, well-chronicled disappe ... More >>
Katy B takes her mission to Drom
In an OutProfessionals event. This Wednesday, September 14, at 630 PM, Sirius XM OutQ's Frank DeCaro will chat with me about my new book, Fork on the Left, Knife in the Back, and we'll no doubt dig into all kinds of gossipy topics with reckless abandon.
Minor-league ball is back
On the seventeenth day of protests in Egypt, Hosni Mubarak may finally be stepping down, according to reports from Britain's Channel 4 News. Mubarak is expected to transfer power to his newly appointed vice president, Omar Suleiman. Lindsey Hilsum, a Channel 4 reported, said on Twitter that H ... More >>
Many citizens facing a worsening recession are looking at their car dashboards and thinking, "why am I paying for radio?" So Sirius XM, home to Howard Stern and a bunch of other v/o celebs, is facing bankruptcy. The Times says it has $175 million in debt payments due at the end of the month and is ... More >>
Town Hall gets distorted with Stephin Merritt & Co.
Another payola settlement promises us better, braver radio. Let's not get too excited just yet.
Biz bites the kids that feed it as radio battles everybody
The FCC sweeps Eliot Spitzer's payola findings under the rug
New York's Latin music programming shrinks as population grows
Left of the Dial
New York's new number 1 radio station leads frenzied market drive