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Forum: Radio 16-08-2015, 18:55
Replies: 57
Views: 4,727
Posted By Black Crow
That's not correct. Mike Smith presented the...

That's not correct. Mike Smith presented the early show in 1982, before Adrian John took over in 1983.
Forum: Radio 14-08-2015, 19:32
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By Black Crow
It looks as though this weekend is his last show...

It looks as though this weekend is his last show for a while as next weekend it has Madeley on the schedule.
Forum: Radio 14-08-2015, 19:29
Replies: 83
Views: 5,329
Posted By Black Crow
I've been driving around a lot this week so have...

I've been driving around a lot this week so have heard alot of Radio 2 during the day for the first time in ages. I have to say, I don't see a lot wrong with what is on offer.

Ken Bruce is...
Forum: Radio 11-08-2015, 19:40
Replies: 79
Views: 6,986
Posted By Black Crow
If my memory is correct, the show originally ran...

If my memory is correct, the show originally ran 2-4.30 Monday - Friday, when the daytime line up was Bates 9-11.30, DLT 11.30 - 2, Wright 2-4.30 and Peter Powell 4.30 - 7.

Then for a while it ran...
Forum: Radio 10-08-2015, 09:11
Replies: 79
Views: 6,986
Posted By Black Crow
To the average listener, what you have just said...

To the average listener, what you have just said there will make no sense or indeed difference. All they are bothered about is what it sounds like and whether they enjoy it.
Forum: Radio 09-08-2015, 19:07
Replies: 22
Views: 2,524
Posted By Black Crow
Here you go, an example of how the show sounded...

Here you go, an example of how the show sounded back in the early - mid 80's. Very different to how it sounds now
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-oCoH2uFrE
Forum: Radio 09-08-2015, 18:54
Replies: 22
Views: 2,524
Posted By Black Crow
His show is very different from the shows he was...

His show is very different from the shows he was doing in 1984. Back then he had loads of comedy characters like Sid the Manager, Gervais the Hairdresser, Mr Angry, and so on.
Forum: Radio 30-07-2015, 06:44
Replies: 17
Views: 1,896
Posted By Black Crow
I have to agree, it was superb. Everyone involved...

I have to agree, it was superb. Everyone involved should be congratulated. All the people asking what makes the BBC different from commercial radio, this is it!
Forum: Radio 19-07-2015, 08:48
Replies: 25
Views: 1,710
Posted By Black Crow
The problem with your idea is that Radio 2 plays...

The problem with your idea is that Radio 2 plays a lot of new music that isn't suitable for any of the stations you mention. None of them are going to play Jack Savoretti, Rod Stewart, Beck, Joss...
Forum: Radio 18-07-2015, 08:11
Replies: 25
Views: 1,710
Posted By Black Crow
Why is there an obsession in making Radio 2 play...

Why is there an obsession in making Radio 2 play nothing but oldies? And to have less chatter. How will that make it more distinctive from the likes of Smooth and Gold?

Just because people get...
Forum: Radio 12-07-2015, 16:00
Replies: 135
Views: 12,019
Posted By Black Crow
The release day for new singles and albums used...

The release day for new singles and albums used to be either a Sunday or a Monday in the UK, therefor the chart used to cover that seven day period. However, they have changed the release day now, so...
Forum: Technical 11-07-2015, 14:21
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By Black Crow
Humax FOXSAT-HDR Question

Advice needed if possible please. I have had a Humas FOXSAT-HDR for 5 1/2 years but it seems to have died, failing to receive any TV signal. However, I have loads of programmes that I have recorded...
Forum: Radio 30-06-2015, 10:27
Replies: 144
Views: 15,787
Posted By Black Crow
If you are playing 12 songs on the feature why do...

If you are playing 12 songs on the feature why do you call it 10@10? Surely it should be 12 @ 10. Excuse me for being stupid, but if you want to fill the hour with classic tracks call it something...
Forum: Broadcasting 28-06-2015, 07:57
Replies: 30
Views: 1,348
Posted By Black Crow
I would have thought most TV and radio stations...

I would have thought most TV and radio stations across the land get some newspapers delivered everyday for their employees to use. Many offices get newspapers delivered to put on reception as well,...
Forum: Radio 26-06-2015, 19:41
Replies: 4
Views: 1,220
Posted By Black Crow
I heard her a couple of weekends ago and the show...

I heard her a couple of weekends ago and the show was obviously voice tracked and it sounded very poor indeed.
Forum: Radio 28-05-2015, 18:51
Replies: 111
Views: 10,200
Posted By Black Crow
Are you saying that you don't watch any BBC...

Are you saying that you don't watch any BBC channels or view their website? If you do these things, that is what you are paying for. I personally think we would be a hell of a lot worse off if the...
Forum: Radio 26-05-2015, 20:33
Replies: 118
Views: 12,798
Posted By Black Crow
Of course there would be changes. A new presenter...

Of course there would be changes. A new presenter will always want to change things around, rather than do exactly what the previous presenter. The show will have changed when Fearne took over from...
Forum: Radio 26-05-2015, 17:37
Replies: 111
Views: 10,200
Posted By Black Crow
Just because Radio 1 don't want over 30s doesn't...

Just because Radio 1 don't want over 30s doesn't mean that if you are over 30 you have to stop listening. If you like what they are doing, carrying on listening. And I don't Radio 2 matches your...
Forum: Radio 10-05-2015, 18:52
Replies: 32
Views: 3,049
Posted By Black Crow
Why can't the magazine shows that they suggesting...

Why can't the magazine shows that they suggesting for 5Live Sports Extra go on the main station/? Is it because they are too busy talking about the football matches they don't have contracts for?
Forum: Radio 10-05-2015, 18:50
Replies: 53
Views: 5,805
Posted By Black Crow
The Pulse 2 Radio Player is sponsored so you get...

The Pulse 2 Radio Player is sponsored so you get one - not endless - advert from them before it starts playing the output of the station.
Forum: Radio 26-04-2015, 19:16
Replies: 439
Views: 73,793
Posted By Black Crow
The three xfm stations have slightly different...

The three xfm stations have slightly different music formats according to the public file.
http://www.xfm.co.uk/about-xfm/public-file/#s0KCbI2FcKAwBKLE.97

XFM London 104.9 format
A STATION TARGETED...
Forum: Radio 22-03-2015, 17:48
Replies: 64
Views: 2,603
Posted By Black Crow
As someone who is well within the age group that...

As someone who is well within the age group that Radio 2 is aimed at, I have to say that I can't think of anything worse than never wanting to hear new music and only listen to old songs! Do you...
Forum: Radio 12-03-2015, 06:47
Replies: 1,005
Views: 121,445
Posted By Black Crow
How long has Steve Wright been doing a show on...

How long has Steve Wright been doing a show on Magic?
Forum: Radio 11-03-2015, 19:58
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By Black Crow
Like you say, they would have known that it was...

Like you say, they would have known that it was more than likely to be number one after the midweek chart was released. I would suggest that they recorded the interview and obviously played it out...
Forum: TV Shows: US 11-03-2015, 10:22
Replies: 14
Views: 1,658
Posted By Black Crow
I set it to record thinking it was season 2,...

I set it to record thinking it was season 2, because it was branded as 'new', however as already mentioned it was just the first season showing for the first time on the main channel. I notice though...
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