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Jul 15, 2022

In conversation with: Elijah Bossenbroek

Elijah Bossenbroek is primarily a piano composer, but he also loves to dabble in synths and sound creation. Under the username Bossenbroek, he’s become a Blast Radio crowd favorite through his weekly live piano improvisations. We recently spoke with Elijah to learn more about him, his taste, his inspirations, and what he’s got going on. Read on to learn about the man behind the keys.

Jul 8, 2022

In conversation with: Ryan Egan

Ryan Egan is an American artist, songwriter and music producer based in Paris, France. He’s been a regular on the Blast Radio airwaves, debuting his new album Soft Power back in April and following it with a series of shows highlighting his favorite artists from around the world.  We recently spoke with Ryan to learn more about him, his taste, his inspirations, and what he’s got going on. Read on to learn about the man behind the voice. 

Jun 7, 2022

Announcing: The Zola Jesus Diaries

Starting next Tuesday, Zola Jesus (Nika Danilova) will launch The Zola Jesus Diaries, a three episode residency where she will take listeners through her favorite songs past and present, discuss her influences, and give an in depth track-by-track overview of her new album “Arkhon,” which will be released on June 24, 2022.

May 23, 2022

Blast Radio Tag Stations

Today, we’re excited to release Tag Stations in the free Blast Radio mobile app.  You can now follow the #Tag for any specific broadcast category you like (#Jazz, #Comedy, #hiphop, #news) to have a station created on your homepage, which only features broadcasters using that tag. Soundtrack the moment by tuning in to a station that matches the mood.

Apr 29, 2022

How to do a call-in radio show using the Blast Radio Desktop Broadcasting App and your Mac computer

A great way to create a dynamic broadcast is to do a call-in radio show with special guests.  There are lots of audio setups that will work, but this post covers two paths you can take, focused on simple, affordable solutions that will all result in a professional-sounding interview. 

Apr 11, 2022

Blast Box: Firmware 2.1.1 (UPDATE REQUIRED BY MAY 18)

Today, we released Blast Box firmware 2.1.1, which includes a critical update.  You must update before May 18th – otherwise, you will no longer be able to update to any new firmware versions after that. Don’t fret though, updating takes about 2 minutes and then you’re good to go! Just follow the steps outlined here.

Apr 8, 2022

PLAYBOOK: Premiering new material on your Blast Radio station, with real examples

5 steps and 15 examples for premiering new material on your Blast Radio station.

Apr 4, 2022

Introducing Fan Mail: 1:1 Messaging between broadcasters and listeners

Today, we’re releasing Fan Mail to enable a more direct relationship between broadcasters and listeners through a simple 1:1 message. - Include a personal message with tips - Broadcasters respond - Listeners share the Fan Mail asset!

Apr 1, 2022

Blast Radio Artist Grants March 2022: Yann Tiersen, Hotwaxx, Roy Molloy, Paul Dufrene, ASC, and Selectress Iriela

We’re excited to announce Yann Tiersen, Hotwaxx, Roy Molloy, Paul Dufrene, ASC, and Selectress Iriela as the recipients of our last round of Blast Radio Artist Grants.

Mar 22, 2022

Sunday Dinner Records Help Set the Table

Since 2017, Dallas-based independent hip hop label Sunday Dinner Records has been quietly assembling a Michelin-class roster of producers and MCs looking to elevate our palates. Lately, the label, along with a growing cadre of its roster, have been serving up curated portions of audio nourishment on the Blast Radio airwaves aimed at restoring the body and its metaphysical reflections.

Mar 21, 2022

Notable Broadcasts: Week of 3/14/2022

Here’s a recap of some notable broadcasts from last week, featuring Au Contraire, DFNS, Ghostpoet, Hotwaxx, Six Missing, Thirty Minute Jams, and Terrence Parker.

Mar 18, 2022

5 Broadcasts You Already Have

While we’ve made it easy to broadcast anything you want with the push of a button, deciding what to share with the Blast Radio community can sometimes be a barrier to entry. But thankfully, it’s all about perspective. Read below for 5 broadcast ideas that utilize content you already have, and tips on applying it to strengthen your presence on the Blast Radio airwaves.
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