Many air personalities use music beds, but most shows do so without a strategic plan. Using music beds can enhance a break or it can be a distraction that gets in the way. And worse, it often causes listeners to miss the message.

This article explains when and how to use music beds effectively. Including:

  • Good reasons to use music beds.
  • The fallacy of using music beds to pump up the forward momentum.
  • Examples of music beds that sound great in a break.
  • A list of tips for using music beds the right way.

Music Beds


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