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Happy Holidays! Over the past month we’ve been compiling gift suggestions for our radio-obsessed fans. Here’s the complete run-down of ideas for your end of year shopping. As a bonus, if you make purchases using the Amazon links on Radio … finish reading 2012 Radio Survivor Gift Guides
A birthday present from my best friend, a ‘portable’ radio – the Eton Microlink FR160 Solar-powered radio, with emergency crank power and an American Red Cross sticker of approval – arrived in my life, six weeks ago and has become … finish reading How the Eton Microlink Solar Powered American Red Cross stickered radio changed my life
I can barely believe that it’s been over a year since I wrote my first review of Spotify, which itself came a month after the service debuted in the US. At the time I was most critical of the relative … finish reading One year in, how I learned to like Spotify – a follow-up review.
Every year we, your humble Radio Survivors, endeavor to help our readers find unique, interesting and appropriate gifts for the radio lovers in their lives (or for yourself).When you order using one of our links to Amazon, you also give … finish reading The Radio Survivor Holiday Gift Guides
eMmusic is an online music store that pretty much pioneered the sale of unprotected MP3 music tracks in the early 2000s. The site has gone through ownership and business model changes over the years, shifting from its original monthly all-you-can-download … finish reading eMusic’s semi-curated approach to internet radio – a review of eMusic Radio
Amid all of the new tools for music discovery, there are many that get lumped in with online radio since they approximate a radio listening experience. Whether it’s algorithms or human DJs selecting the tunes, these customized playlists may feel … finish reading RadioFlag’s Search Engine for Radio Courts College Stations
Spotify is an online streaming music service that has been available in parts of Europe since 2008. It differentiates itself from popular US music services like Pandora and last.fm by permitting users to actually select the specific artists and songs … finish reading Spotify in the US – a review: Is it a Pandora & last.fm killer?
I can’t overstate the excitement in San Francisco this week as the Giants wrapped up their season by winning the World Series. As they headed into the playoffs, I started hearing more and more discussion about the relative merits of … finish reading World Series Highlighted Challenges of Listening to Radio While Watching TV
I spent the better part of this afternoon listening to my new HD Radio receiver, the Sony XDRF1 HD, tuning through the Chicago FM dial. There are 33 FM stations broadcasting HD in Chicago according to iBiquity, which owns the … finish reading First day with HD Radio – not impressed
I probably don’t have to convince anyone reading Radio Survivor that radio rules. But just in case you need some persuading, I’d like to share a beautifully written love-letter to radio (written by a reviewer at Popular Mechanics of all … finish reading The Romance of Radio Rediscovered on the iPod Nano