Scheduling music for a radio station is an art. There are many ways to express art based on the vision of the artist. Some music artists, particularly in the Variety Hits format (Jack-FM, Bob-FM) envision train wreck segues as great art. And it works for some of those stations on a strategic level. But for most? It’s something to avoid.
In this article, I share tips on how to avoid train wreck segues on the radio. Including:
- The definition of Train Wreck Segues.
- Why it works on some stations, but only a few.
- Tips on how to sequence songs to achieve variety with better music flow.