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Music Feature: Lyric Theater

Playing Song and Lyric games or features on the air is a good way to engage listeners with a play-along feature. There are many types of games/features, but Lyric Theater is one that can...

Feature: Back In The Day Double Play

This is a fairly common feature that adds depth to a music image by reaching a bit beyond the normal playlist. The Back In The Day Double Play can be a good addition, especially...

Game: Mix Tape

For many shows that play music, the best possible games are those that combine personality and music, like this game. Mix Tape is one of those. In this article, I explain how to play the...

Game: Name That Tune

Name That Tune has been a popular game for decades. And it's as relevant and fun to play as ever, as long as it sounds contemporary. In other words, don't play it as a...

Contest: 1 Song 1 Second $1,000

1 Song, 1 Second, $1,000.  It is so simple, fast, and addictive. It adds a lot of play-along intrigue to the station. This could become a recurring benchmark as a station promotion and/or a...

Game: Who Sings It

Who Sings It is an easy game to play and takes advantage of the play-along attraction of interactive games on the air. It works for almost all stations in any format. Some talk stations...

The Music Mindbender

Here's a simple, fun game to play with listeners. The Music Mindbender is engaging and addictive. And, it can be expanded beyond music. It's easy to adapt for movies, books, television shows, and other...

Music Feature: 80s Pop Quiz

Here's a fun feature to complement another music feature such as Throwback Thursdays or Feature: 5 O’Clock Flashback. The 80s Pop Quiz is a trivia game that can be adapted to any era. You could...

Music Feature: Love In The 80s

Love In the 80s is a clever piece that could make a fun promo, story, or social media post for stations that play 80s music. I'm thinking especially of Classic Hits and AC stations...

Music Feature: The Perfect 10

Here's a terrific feature or promotion for any radio station that relies on a deep library. It gets listeners involved, is interactive, and can add interest to an otherwise stale library. It's called The...

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12 Trees of Christmas

12 Trees of Christmas is an inexpensive and fun Christmas promotion that can expand and grow over time. It is similar to the Christmas...
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