NPR Music And VuHaus Join Forces To Feature Best Sessions From Public Radio Music Stations

Boulder, CO (May 24, 2016) – Every day on public radio stations across the country, musicians like Sturgill Simpson, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Jason Isbell, Andrew Bird and Grace Mitchell are delivering intimate, beautifully shot, mesmerizing performances Now, the best of these in-studio videos will be available on NPR through its collaboration with VuHaus (www.vuhaus.com), a new public radio video platform for music fans seeking to experience and discover the most compelling new artists and songs. Through this collaboration, NPR Music will carry the VuHaus Song of the Day, a daily video feature of emerging and established performers, filmed in studio and on location by public radio stations across the country. The VuHaus video player will appear permanently on NPR Music’s Favorite Sessions page, (http://www.npr.org/series/15667984/favorite-sessions/) updating content daily, with links to more information about the artist. […]

By | May 26th, 2016|Creation, Interactive, Press|0 Comments

“Save WNKU” Begins with Quick Local Support

Music and radio usually live in an entertainment bubble away from politics. Unfortunately, the waves of a new budget slashing governor in Kentucky have washed ashore on noncom Music Discovery WNKU-FM. Now a fire sale of WNKU is on the table, and local supporters of WNKU are quickly lining up to help save the invaluable and unreplaceable local community service. CincyMusic.com started the ball rolling today by posting a compelling story and a petition to “Save WNKU.” The petition already has 1,210 signatures and is growing fast. Signatures include community leaders, local business owners, event and concert promoters, NKU students, alumni, faculty and staff. Many local musicians, including members of the Heartless Bastards and Wussy, have chimed in to ask the university to reconsider a possible sale. Lisa Walker of Wussy wrote, “This station makes it possible for me to make music in Cincinnati and actually succeed.” Charles Auerbach, father of the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, signed saying NKU should keep the station, “Because it’s the best radio station in the Midwest.” […]

By | May 17th, 2016|Creation, Interactive|0 Comments

VuHaus Approaches One-year Anniversary, Plans Live-streaming Celebration

Original Story Posted on RAINNEWS May 13, 2016 By Brad Hill “VuHaus, the public radio music video destination (profiled by RAIN News in January) is nearing its one-year anniversary. To celebrate, it plans to live-stream part of the NON-COMM Convention in Philadelphia on May 19. NON-COMM is a showcase and celebration of music in public radio. The mission of VuHaus is to benefit musicians with a music-video portal of performances gleaned from participating stations. Co-founder Mike Henry told RAIN News, “As Vuhaus grows, the expectation is that we’ll attract a new audience to public broadcasting, that hadn’t previously known about the amazing work done by these stations.” […]

By | May 15th, 2016|Creation, Interactive, Press|0 Comments

“105.5 The Colorado Sound” Is Fastest Growing Noncomm In The Nation

Original Story Posted on SPARK! May 12, 2016 Published By Ken Mills “If you are attending the 16th Annual NONCOMMvention in Philadelphia next week, say congratulations to Mike Henry and folks from 105.5 The Colorado Sound. Their “baby station” is the fastest growing noncommercial radio station in the nation! According to Nielsen Audio’s April PPM estimates for the Denver/Boulder market, KJAC aka 105.5 The Colorado Sound increased its number of weekly cumulative listeners 59% from March to April. Since KJAC spun off from KUNC on February 29, 2016, it has established a significant audience at a quick pace. […]

By | May 13th, 2016|Creation, Press|0 Comments