"Reading room": articles about radio, streaming and podcasts
Yesterday we made a selection for you from 12 channels on YouTube about the device of acoustics. Today you are waiting for fifteen materials from our " The world of Hi-Fi "In which we speak about Soviet-era radio plays, the present and future of streaming services and the trends in the podcast market.
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About radio and radio presenters
"How it works": radio is the end of a beautiful era. In this article we understand how the radio is arranged: what software is used by radio hosts, what is the broadcasting format and how many people need to start the radio station. We tell you in what ways the radio stations are attracted to the audience and why recently the interest in traditional radio is falling.
6 myths about radio presenters. We discuss the popular myths about working on the radio and talk about how the day of the radio host passes, who writes news for the release and why going on the air is not a hobby, but a painstaking daily work. In parallel, we will give a couple of tips on how to "take up a vacancy" at the station.
Radio shows: very well forgotten old. In the mid-1920s, almost everything that existed in the cultural field became books, comics and musicals. For the radio, wrote many famous authors-playwrights - from Bertolt Brecht to Max Frisch. This article is about how the history of radio plays began, and how it ended. Let us share the most famous radio shows and tell you interesting stories related to them: why the "War of the Worlds" by Herbert Wells are considered "the mother of fake news" and which of the old plays are still played on the radio.
Russian radio plays: from "Radioniani" to "Solaris". Radio performances were popular among Soviet, and later Russian, listeners. In this material, we recall the projects that influenced the generation of schoolchildren in the 1970s, we talk about radio shows on the books of the science fiction writers of the Strugatsky brothers and Stanislav Lem, and also about radio performances on the works of Russian classics. What episode was struck out by the Soviet censorship from Solaris, but entered the radio show? What heroine of Dostoevsky's novel was voiced by Faina Ranevskaya? What famous performance was written specifically for the radio? The answers to these questions can be found in the article.
Fairy tales in the USSR: the history of "child" vinyl. Audio sets for children were recorded on vinyl and flexible records by the Melodiya record company. In the work on them took part famous singers and actors. Oleg Tabakov's voice is spoken by Ali Baba in "Ali Baba and 40 robbers", Mikhail Boyarsky voiced the king in "The Bremen Town Musicians". The songs of Vladimir Vysotsky are heard in "Alice in Wonderland". We suggest together with us to recall your favorite works from childhood.
"Another dance": why the radio is still too early to bury. Another article on the topic of radio and its future. This time we understand whether there is an alternative to broadcasting and why people are still listening to FM radio. Let's discuss the evolution of the format and new modern approaches to broadcasting.
What radio listeners and radio hosts hate. Not all audio content on the radio is perceived by the audience positively. Exactly as well as not all the messages of listeners cause positive reaction among the leaders. What is more annoying - a call with a request to convey "hello" in the middle of a serious discussion or an offer to change the music format? Let's try to understand mutual claims and look at them from different sides.
About streaming services
What it is: the Russian market of streaming services. According to the report of the association RIAA, in 2017 the music industry received the most revenue from streaming services. In this article, we focused on the Russian market of streaming, which is also on the rise. We speak about the main trends in the industry: how streaming platforms fight against piracy and what they are given cooperation with mobile operators.
Comparative test of Internet radio stations with lossless-flow. Currently, a number of audiophile services, for example, Tidal, provide access to lossless-radio within the subscriber subscription. However, in Russia this service is not yet available. Therefore, here we propose to consider online radio stations that give listen to Hi-Res audio without restrictions. We'll tell you how to set up a lossless stream and test Internet stations with different music formats.
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"For every taste": streaming services for listening to music. The choice of streaming service depends on the needs of the user. In this article, we have identified six features (from the size of the library to the number of playlists for running), for each of which they selected their "musical application".
Be poured into the stream: The present and future of musical streaming. Over time, popular music changes, just like the way it is auditioned: from musical pieces on the gramophone to picking up favorite songs on the smartphone. We write about the history of the development of streaming, the peculiarities of the algorithms of well-known services and tell you what role the Napster peer-to-peer file sharing network has played in all this.
About podcasts and podcasters
"Good morning, Vietnam!": How to start your Internet radio. How to launch an Internet radio station - we talk about the main points of the organization of the process and share nuances. Let's estimate the importance of the non-ordinary submission of material on the example of the Internet radio station Chiplduk, we will help you to decide on software and hardware. After reading, you will have a ready-made plan of action, which you can use as a checklist before launching your station.
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Audio search, audio SEO and help for podcasts - Google experts are already working on this. The number of American podcast listeners has doubled in the past five years. This was noticed in Google and decided to develop a search system for podcasts. We tell how this decision will work and take a look at the future plans of the IT giant: drawing up a list of recommendations for an Internet show using geolocation and the type of listening device.
Acquaintance with the new cinemas Audiomania: transcript of the podcast "Sound". Podcast " Sound "Comes out in 201? in it we share the features of the choice of professional and home audio equipment, discuss the latest trends in the world of Hi-Fi and acoustics brands, and understand the features of different audio formats. This article is a transcript release of podcast , where we discuss how to properly choose the acoustics for a home theater and talk about the technologies on which the is built. a cinema hall in the showroom of "Audiomania" .
We discuss Hi-Fi trends: the transcript of the "Sound" show. Another transcript of the release. podcast "Sound" . It is devoted to the oddities of HD-audio technology, miniaturization of audio equipment, the merits of multiroom systems and smart speakers - in particular, their functionality and "stuffing".
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