Re: [rumori] quick106 radio slices pop to 7sec

From: { brad brace } (
Date: Wed Jun 26 2002 - 18:07:22 PDT

On Wed, 26 Jun 2002, Ken wrote:

> At 06:38 PM 6/25/2002 -0700, { brad brace } wrote:
> > Do radio stations still conduct "guess the song" contests
> >where the audience hears but a couple of seconds of a
> >portion of some song? and you listen to a long list of
> >call-ins that guess incorrectly -- the jackpot grows with
> >each wrong answer.
> >
> > Not sure if this was "chartsweep," but I remember pop
> >stations reverse-consecutive playing top 100 lists over many
> >days, and then after finally climaxing with number-1, they'd
> >run this frenzied compliation of brief snatches from the
> >playlist.
> I did such a frenzied compilation on my show in Oct '97. I used a 2-track
> reel-to-reel. It wasn't exactly a was just
> reversed. I made a 22-minute fast collage of pop hooks, then switched the
> reels on the deck, and played it backwards. I offered a mere $1,000 if
> somebody could guess them all correctly. (I was careful not to make the
> WKRP mistake and offer $10,000, then accidentally give the dough to the
> wrong guy, who didn't even have a cold like the real winner.) Nobody won.

LOLFTOR... oh, that's great!!! :)


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