How to Get Your Song On the Radio - The Story of Success and Failure
From hypebot.com - When a band first forms, the passion is high. Ready to take the world by storm, they have discussed their plan a million times in the practice room: write good music, play some great shows, get on the radio, and get famous! The truth is, this happens very rarely, and if you aren't getting help from a label or promotion team, you have even less of a chance of breaking into a major FM radio market.
We (Earbits) recently conducted a survey, questioning 135 Earbits artists, and they had quite a few different approaches to getting their music played on the the radio. Some were successful, some were not. Compiled for your reading pleasure are some of the most entertaining and informative "Tales of Toil and Triumph" - the successes and failures of bands getting their music on the radio. Read more...
Colby Colb, the current OM and PD at Z107.9 also tells how upcoming artists can get their material played on radio. Good advice that rings true today.