Regional Radio (non-SCA)

I believe Rowie has retired. An absolute professional with a loyal following. Like wise for his radio station.

Yes, Darragh is Irish. Very strong accent. He has come from the Mandurah wedding DJ scene.

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I have been enjoying Wave 91.7 recently. The mix is spot on. Very similar to ‘Forever Classic’ XL/GN/GG over east but with the addition of some modern songs that fit the ‘vibe’.

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With XL/GN now on FM, the addition of some modern songs that fit the ‘vibe’ would be something that they should do too. I’m also hoping 3GG can convert to FM in the not too distant future too.

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Can’t think of many modern songs that would?

The risk is that it would be a pretty narrow selection to the extent that you’d hear them too often?

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I’m being liberal with my definition of ‘modern’ which is anything post-2000. Michael Gray’s ‘The Weekend’ is one example; I don’t think I’ve heard that on XL/GN. ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams is another (though I’d prefer the Weird Al version ‘Tacky’).

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I’ve had a bit of a listen to Flow FM whilst in South Australia the last couple of days.

Gosh its an odd mix of content… this morning there was a segment on regional SA football for about 15 minutes and I also heard a mix of popular, country and Christian music.

I know it’s a solus station, but would sound a lot better if they just stuck to “80s to now” popular music for its music selection.

On the other hand, the music on community radio 5TCB Bordertown was sounding much more like what I think Flow should play.

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They have about as much Flow as the Murray River after the next El Niño and positive IOD.

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A sad day for radio. Great for Rod to program some better resourced stations in his final conventional radio job than try to wring out wins from ever shrinking resources at his group programming role at SCA prior to this appointment.

The legacy of John Williams, Glenn Wheatley and the EON board continued with Rod leading the staff at Mix & Sea Sunshine Coast.

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Anything to do with Becks (who was also the 91.9 SeaFM CD) recently wrapping up on the drive show?

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You can join the dots and see what conclusions can be drawn.

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I came here looking to see why Becks left when I heard a promo on the radio and it was Elly and some other guy! When did this happen? Bit of a lose for local radio

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I believe it happened about 2-3 months ago.

Becks’ replacement is ‘Taz’ iirc? He has been at the station for a little while (Workday announcer I think).

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Any reason why he left?

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Taz Eriksen. Sounds like a good pairing, less feigned friction with Elly than with Becks. It was like a poor 90’s breakfast show where the male and female would pretend to dislike other for “entertainment”.

What’s happening with their breakfast show, who is leaving there? A position was advertised.

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Seamus Evans used to cohost it. Unsure where he’s gone and why he’s left.

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Seamus Didn’t last long! Surprised they didn’t find a replacement.

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They seem to be on the hunt for a cohost.

https://radioinfo.com.au/jobs/91-9-sea-fm-breakfast-announcer/?

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This was posted on Facebook at around 2:30pm AEDT.

It’s still off-air as of just before 5pm AEDT.

5:50pm UPDATE: It’s back on-air, but the audio is cutting in & out, and is running on a loop.

7:30pm UPDATE:

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Mix 92.7 are in the middle of a countdown.

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