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What's the best way to get on air?

Discussion in 'Musician Resources' started by Anonymous, Apr 10, 2008.

  1. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest


    What's the best way to get radio play? is it a case of sending them demos and shizzle by mail or is it more a case of knowing a DJ's sister's second-cousin's ex-partners new girlfriend kind of affair?

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  3. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest


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  4. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLROFLZORZ. Agh, too many scary smileys on your post Ed, they're giving me the fear
  5. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    seriously though...
  6. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    1) check the local stuff like Raw Talent (BBC) and lsrfm (Student Radio).

    2) have groovy music and a good story

    3) have a look a Tom Robinson on 6Music
  7. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    nice one, thanx dood
  8. bongobenny

    bongobenny Well-Known Member

    Just get a really well recorded CD of your stuff with a short professional BIO and some photos, and send it to DJs that play your kind of stuff..It's what we are doing at the moment.
  9. BrettG

    BrettG New Member

  10. bongobenny

    bongobenny Well-Known Member

    :lol: Probably not advisable in the current climate.
  11. bellhouse

    bellhouse New Member

    do anyone have any contact lists, specifically for radio that they fancy swapping? x
  12. TestToneAndy

    TestToneAndy New Member

    There used to be one on here before the board got updated, would be nice to get it back in the Musician Resources forum - surely someone has it saved off somewhere?
  13. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    I don't think photos will do anything except cost you money... see the Tom Robinson link in the resources forum.
  14. performingchimp

    performingchimp New Member

    Got any airplay yet?
  15. bongobenny

    bongobenny Well-Known Member

    Had a song on XFM Manchester last Thursday, WCR, BBC WM, Kerrang, BBC Brighton playlisted us last summer, nothing to write home about, but then we haven't had anything strong enough to get out there yet. We should be ok with the new stuff..we'll see. Haven't sent it out yet cuz I'm still messing about trying to get stuff sorted..
  16. Peasman

    Peasman New Member

  17. bongobenny

    bongobenny Well-Known Member

    That presenter looks like ten men..ha, yeah, these small community radio things are well easy to get on. I get messages all the time off little podcasts and small online radio shows, one in Wolves has been playing loads of our stuff lately.

  18. thehumoursdanny

    thehumoursdanny New Member

    Get a shit-hot PR team.
  19. Will Grinder

    Will Grinder Member

    Rob Galloway has fortnightly radio show dedicated to new local music on Phoenix fm in calderdale. If you send it, he will play it.
  20. bongobenny

    bongobenny Well-Known Member

    I still haven't sent anything to Rob..Best get that sorted...
  21. Mark Sturdy

    Mark Sturdy Member

    Does anyone bother much with student radio?

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