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View Poll Results: What do you think of the state of Sirius dance/electronic?
ITS BETTER THAN EVER! 5 12.20%
I like it about the same. 12 29.27%
Its the worst its ever been. 19 46.34%
I hate it, will cancel my sub. 5 12.20%
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Old 10-29-2005, 11:54 PM   #1
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Its been a month since the changes were made, what do you think of Sirius dance/electronic now?
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Old 10-30-2005, 01:36 AM   #2
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Ugh about the same I guess....Thank God for BBC Radio 1.
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Old 10-30-2005, 03:41 PM   #4
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It's the same except we lost the best dance station
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Old 10-31-2005, 12:10 AM   #5
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I'm considering going XM only. Not just because of dance, although it is a main reason. The girls night out show annoys me to no end. I don't want to listen to two women babbling when they should be playing mixes on Sat. night. I do like the new Spa channel, but the rest of the changes have disappointed me. Also, I dislike the current trend of exclusive artists channels. I think Sirius is going for a "rock and roll" male audience with the changes as well as Stern and Nascar. So, I"ll see what happens in the next few months.
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Old 10-31-2005, 02:53 AM   #6
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if it werent for howard stern...
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Old 10-31-2005, 09:07 AM   #7
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its pettey good. Nick Warren on Invasion last night was really good. I havn't really missed Remix that much at all.
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Old 10-31-2005, 11:53 AM   #8
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Its been a month since the changes were made, what do you think of Sirius dance/electronic now?
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LOL....its like the running of the bulls is about to start!
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(Originally posted: 02-11-2004, 08:37 PM) - Announced yesterday on allaccess.com that Joel Salkowitz has stepped down from his executive role at Sirius...He was the PD of Hot 97 when it was the best dance station that has ever existed in the US...I cant help but also wonder if his exit signals the further demise of the dance streams we all think need some major help.
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Old 11-01-2005, 12:01 AM   #9
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I think it sucks!

They got rid of the best channel they had in Remix. Boombox doesn't know if wants to be a breaks channel or an old school hip-hop channel. The beat is great if you like hearing the same 5 songs played all day and night. Area33 is trying to blend house and trance together which is like oil and water, and every time I hear Freddy Snakeskins lame ass commentary I want to puke.

Bombastic beats anyone?
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they've moved a lot of mixshows to area33, and just last night i heard at least 3 mixes in a row, although it was halloween. plus adding the "cheesier" mixes to the beat and the trancier mixes to the prog station is kinda starting to work out, i think.
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Old 11-01-2005, 01:10 PM   #11
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i miss remix, still too many repeats, howard better be all he is cracked up to be
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Old 11-01-2005, 09:38 PM   #12
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Here is what I think sirius should do with the dance line-up

33//The Vortex: ALL TRANCE playlist with mixshows.
34//House Party: ALL HOUSE playlist with mixshows
(a bit similar to XM 80//The Move)
35//The Beat: Broaden the playlist a bit, get rid of all the silly gossip and
replace it with relevant dance happenings, and finally add
mixshows on Fri and Sat nights. Girls Night Out does not
cut it for a Sat night.
36//Club Classics: 80s and 90s dance with mixshows.
37//The Strobe: ALL disco with mixshows.

DELETED Channels: Boombox and Chill
Merge Chill with Spa 73
Merge Boombox with Backspin

This would be my dream channel lineup. No extra dance channels added and the deadweight dance channels removed. Although I REALLY miss Remix, I could live with this lineup as long as there are plenty of mixshows. I would also be in favor of removing a couple of the jock positions from The Beat and run it jockless for certain shifts. Those removed positions could be added shifts on The Vortex or House Party. I think this lineup would really satisfy just about everyone. Those that miss the house party show on Remix would now have a channel to listen to. House and trance would be on two separate channels as there have been lots of complaints about that.
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Yeah dude! that's what i call a freaking lineup! why can't they figure that one out, it's so obvious!
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Old 11-02-2005, 01:34 PM   #14
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FIVE dance channels? I mean, I like dance as much as the next guy but I want your dealer's number 'cause I want some of whatever you're smokin!

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Boombox and Chill are both put in the Dance/Electronica genre. So, there are currently 5.
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