The sad, unwarranted decline of rock music on FM radio.

Jim Hall
Wed Nov 16 14:26:28 EST 2011

This is not really a-propos of voice tracking, but it used to bug me royally
when WKOX/WXKS would play recordings of their weekday shows on the weekend
(fine, lots of talk stations do that), but complete with days-old news,
traffic, and weather. I remember I once detoured around a "traffic jam" on
128 on a Saturday...not realizing that the traffic jam had been the previous

> Recording a show to sound live or local when it's
> neither makes a DJ sound like the great and powerful Oz---a disembodied
> voice behind a curtain, not to be trusted.
If that is how the DJ sounds, then the DJ is not doing it right.
I can record a weekend show that you would never know wasn't live
unless you were told.  I can give the time, talk about current events, 
I've even given some information on the air,  then a break later mentioned
how such and such listener called in and corrected me and gave the
corrected info.  Both of those breaks prerecorded two days before.
It's all in how you present it.
John Lee

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