Monthly Archives: August 2010

RadioTime Highlights for the week of August 30, 2010

by Scott Fleischer On Monday, “The Complete Mercurys” on BBC 6 Music features Paul Weller’s “Wake Up the Nation.”  The show airs at 7 PM EDT.  “The Complete Mercurys” airs each night this week on BBC 6 Music and each day will feature a different album that is nominated for this year’s award. On Tuesday, [...]

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Evolution of the Car Radio

When Americans hit the roads this weekend for their Labor Day travels and turn on their car radios, they may not realize just how significantly the car radio has evolved from its origins during the Great Depression. From the first commercially available model appearing in 1930, through the addition of 8track, cassette tape and CD players, [...]

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NASCAR Racing: NAPA Auto Parts 200

After a wild race at Bristol Motor Speedway, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series takes a well-deserved weekend off, leaving the spotlight to the Nationwide Series. That spotlight shines on Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Canada, as series drivers tackle a 200-mile road race won last year by Carl Edwards. This year’s race features the return [...]

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RadioTime Highlights for the week of August 23, 2010

by Scott Fleischer On Monday, Nellie McKay is the guest on WFUV’s “Words & Music from Studio A” at 9 PM EDT. On Tuesday, Los Lobos perform on KCRW’s “Morning Becomes Eclectic.” The show begins at Noon EDT. On Wednesday, ALO is the guest on WXPN’s “World Cafe.” The show begins at 2 PM EDT. [...]

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NASCAR Racing: Irwin Tools Night Race

Ahh, Bristol. That little word creates a huge grin on the face of a NASCAR fan. Add “night race” after it, and a grin turns into giddiness. Fortunately, it’s that time once again for the Bristol night race, and a weekend of glowing brakes — and tempers — under the bright lights of Thunder Alley. [...]

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Celebrate the anniversary of Woodstock with RadioTime

by Scott Fleischer On this day in 1969, Woodstock came to a close.  You can mark the anniversary today by listening to “Radio Woodstock ’69.” Also, you can find stations on RadioTime that play Woodstock artists: Richie Havens Sweetwater The Incredible String Band Ravi Shankar Tim Hardin Melanie Arlo Guthrie Joan Baez Country Joe and [...]

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iHome Introduces New Internet Radio App with ‘iHome+Radio’

$1.99 App Uses RadioTime Guide to Bring Over 20,000 Internet Radio Stations to iPhone / iPod Touch RAHWAY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–iHome, a leading supplier and pioneer of innovative iPhone/iPod speaker solutions, announced that iHome+Radio is now available for download on the iTunes App Store for $1.99. iHome+Radio is an Internet radio music app that uses RadioTime’s [...]

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RadioTime highlights for the week of August 16, 2010

by Scott Fleischer On Monday, Tokyo Police Club performs on KEXP at 3 PM EDT. On Tuesday, “The U2 Story” continues on BBC 6 Music.  Simon Mayo looks at the period between War and The Unforgettable Fire at 7 PM EDT. On Wednesday, Klaxons visit Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1 at 2 PM EDT. [...]

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NASCAR Racing: Carfax 400

Carfax dominates sponsorship this weekend at Michigan International Speedway as the NASCAR Nationwide Series runs the Carfax 250 and the Sprint Cup Series runs the Carfax 400. Danica Patrick starts her seventh stock car race and first visit to Michigan in the Nationwide series. Meanwhile, Brad Keselowski continues to runaway with the series, having distanced [...]

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RadioTime highlights for the week of August 9, 2010

by Scott Fleischer On Monday, Eli Paperboy Reed is the guest on “Words & Music from Studio A” on WFUV.  The show airs at 9 PM EDT. On Tuesday, “The Live Music Hour” on BBC 6 Music includes tracks from Fleetwood Mac.  “The Live Music Hour” airs at 11 PM EDT. On Wednesday, Steve Carell [...]

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