August 7, 2013
In the past decade, the face of modern country music has undergone a massive change in the scope of its fan base. As such, the traditional playlist of country radio has made a concurrent leap towards a more modern and eclectic mix of music.
The historical significance of such artists as Conway Twitty, George Jones and others has given way to today’s mainstream artists, such as Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line, in the way they have transcended traditional boundaries to include pop, hip-hop and rock influences.
While music has always been an evolving muse, it (more…)
May 30, 2013
With country music being one of the most popular genres of music, there are an abundance of country music radio stations catering to fans of the top artists. The quandary becomes trying to choose a good country music radio station for your needs. Here are a few suggestions on how to do so.
The first way to choose a station is through sampling all of the stations in your area. Sample each station for one (more…)
March 25, 2013
Country music is the music of our lives. It isn’t about the latest international fashion trends and doesn’t adhere to the proclamations found in the Urban Dictionary. It’s about the wisdom and beauty found on the nation’s country roads, in the fading eyes of our grandparents and in the loyalty of our dogs. Not everyone likes country music, but quite a few of those who say they don’t can be found secretly listening to it when they think that no one else is around. No matter who you are, somewhere there is a country song that will touch your (more…)
June 14, 2012
For those who love country music, listening to it on the radio can be great fun. It can also be a great bore. The key, is what the radio stations do.
Tuning into a station that plays nonstop hits for hours at a time is nice, but it can get boring. One of the things that all the best stations have in common is an outgoing DJ, or a team of them. People want to hear their favorite music, but they also want to hear some funny anecdotes, trivia, or (more…)
May 31, 2012
Anyone who has been listening to country music on the radio can tell something has changed. It isn’t the same music that it was even a decade ago. Is this a good thing? That depends on who you ask. While people who are fans of traditional country music don’t like the new sound, the younger audience is demanding the new sound. Let’s take a look at what has changed about today’s country music on the radio.
Shania Twain and Lee Ann Rimes are two artists who are producing what some are calling pop/country music.I found some more information < (more…)
May 30, 2012
As more people are listening to country music on radio stations in the car and on the computer, the future of country music looks promising. Country music has always been one of the genres of music that almost anyone can relate to. There are sad songs for those who have been through a recent breakup, fast songs for those who like to dance, and songs that talk about family and love. There are more people getting into singing country music, and the styles of country music have blossomed in (more…)
May 28, 2012
There are so many different musical tastes that whether or not a station is ‘better’ than another is going to be subjective. A lot also has to do with the type of people who reside in a state and their set of values and lifestyles. If someone does not particularly fit in with the majority of the people who live in their state, then they will certainly feel that another population with similar taste will have a ‘better’ station.
That being said, most (more…)
May 26, 2012
Country music has been around since the early 20th century and its roots started in the southern states of the U.S.
Its popularity has grown to almost every city in the U.S. and now can be heard Canada, Australia and all over the world. Since it’s start new artist are popping up, what seems like daily, bringing us new creative music to listen to.
What about the radio stations who bring us these wonderful songs? Who are the best to listen to?
The question is really subjective to the listener.The full explanation can be found (more…)