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Nothing Scheduled Today in MusicMaster… Help! posted on May 6th, 2013

By Aaron Taylor

We often will get calls or emails in our support department from a user who indicates they’ve attempted to schedule a day part, full day or longer time period and nothing ended up scheduling. Here are the most common culprits, and areas to review in your databases that usually will point to this occurrence. (more…)

Song Segue Panels in the Schedule Editor posted on June 25th, 2012

By Paul Ziino

A new feature found in 5.0 is the Song Segue panels. Open the Schedule Editor and activate the Results Bar by clicking on the Toggle Toolbars icon , selecting the Toolbars tab, and checking Results Bar in that list. (more…)

Auto Kick (and Beyond) posted on October 4th, 2010

Exactly what is “Auto Kick”?

As a review, the Auto Kick rule property is used to prevent a song from playing at the same time on consecutive days. You can adjust the windows size, which is the amount of time around a play yesterday that you would like to protect. (more…)

Scheduling Tip from a Master… the “+ More” button. posted on July 20th, 2010

by Paul Ziino

When you are in the replacement window of the schedule editor you have three display options: Show all available songs, Hide Unbreakable failures, and Show only perfect songs…these are noted by the flag icons. When in “Hide Unbreakable” or “Show only perfect” mode, by default MusicMaster will display the ten most-rested songs that meet those criteria. If more than ten are available, you’ll see the “+ More” button which will give you an additional ten songs that meet the criteria each time you click “+ More”, until all songs are displayed. But did you know you can change how many songs will be displayed to start with, and how many more will be displayed with each click of “+ More”? (more…)

Changing it up for Summer! Seasonal Psychology posted on May 7th, 2010

By Marianne Burkett

Summer is coming and thoughts of warm afternoons at the park, pool or beach start circling your brain. You can’t wait. What you’re wondering right now is should you adjust your station programming to reflect the psychology of the season? Is that going to cause you hours of agonizing work in editing logs, or can you easily adjust your rules to force those summer fun songs into each hour? (more…)