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Re: voice-tracking is the symptom, but it's not the disease-- re send
On 27 Dec 2000, Mike Thomas wrote:
> Really? Then why was digital automation developed in the first place? It was to
> replace live jocks, pure and simple. It's not due to mismanagement. Automation
> systems have been out there for years, but it's only been recently that they've
> been advanced to the point that they can be utilized for long periods of time
> while still sounding live. If station owners had this technology twenty or thirty
> years ago, it would have been utilized back then and live jocks staffing a station
> 24/7 would have vanished long before now.
Funny, seems to me WCOP-FM was all-automated classical music 24/7 in 1960-
62. WBZ-FM was all-automated classical music from noon to midnight about
the same time. And WROR was all-automated in the late 60s, early 70s.
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