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Category Archives: Clocks

Formatting Hit Year Stagers

You know those little productions that say:  “Hit Year 1998” and are scheduled directly before an Oldie from that year. They sound slick and they are easy to format.  There are two ways to do it with Music 1.  Here’s one way in the video below.  Coming soon, I’ll post another video with instructions on the second way to do it.  Neil Campbell the M1 code author thinks the second way is the better. Still, most folks do it in the manner shown below.

Christmas Scheduling

Great time of the year, but with all the multiple versions of the same classic songs, it takes a bit of planning to ensure you don’t get two versions of White Christmas showing up in the same hour.  Here are three short videos showing how to handle Christmas most efficiently.     Continue Reading

Linked Tracks – Advanced

Linked Tracks can be used in many ways. You may have “Hit Year” stagers announcing the year a song was on the music charts. A Linked Track item on a Format clock can automatically schedule the “2010” stager before a song from that year.  When a song from 1999 schedules, M1 will automatically schedule the… Continue Reading

Linked Tracks – Linking To Songs

Everyone who uses Music 1/Professional knows it also schedules voice tracks, jingles, promos, stagers, programs and all non-music things, as well. Not everyone knows about our exceptionally smart Linking functions. You can have M1 automatically schedule certain voice tracks or stagers next to songs. Say you have some Hit Year Stagers, M1 drop-in the “Hit… Continue Reading