Corporatizing The Juice Out Of Radio

Those who think that the corporatization of hasn’t destroyed local radio aren’t listening to radio. “Radio stations where unknown bands might once have come knocking at the door no longer even have doors. They have become drone stations, where a once multifarious body of music has been pared down and segmented in bland formats, overlaid with commercials. As record companies scramble to replicate the music that gets airplay, pop music is turning in on itself and flattening out.”