Three Pure-Play Music Stations Launch in St. Louis Free Form Classic Rock, The Rock and Groove Jazz Feature Live & Local On-Air Personalities Using State of the Art Internet Radio Technology
ST. LOUIS, MO / November 16, 2015 – Beginning today, music lovers have a new way to heartheir favorite music, three newly designed pure-play music stations launch online. Free FormClassic Rock, which features a wide range of music from the 60’s and 70’s, The Rock whichfeatures rock favorites from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s and Groove Jazz, a contemporary jazz stationthat will “break’ the rules. All stations can be streamed live for free at www.theroots.fm, or onfree apps available in iTunes or Google Play stores.
Some familiar favorite radio icons have also been announced. On The Roots, St. Louis RadioHall of Famer Radio Rich Dalton helms the morning drive from 6am-12pm, followed byMichelle Holiday from 12pm-6pm. The Rock will feature veteran radio personalities TedHabeck from 7am-12pm and Al Hofer from 12pm-5pm. Groove Jazz will be hosted by Jazzveterans, Jason Church from 6am-10am, Kristi Carson from 10am-3pm and Eddie Bectonfrom 3pm-8pm.The Roots.fm General Manager John Stephens commented, “We are thrilled to bring thisamazing level of talent and technology to St. Louis audiences and beyond. Many of the tunes youwill hear on Free Form Classic Rock, The Rock and Groove Jazz have not been played on radioin many years and were carefully chosen to appeal to music lovers of all three formats. Our audioquality is as impressive as our music selection and our sound is shaped by Orban Optimod audioprocessing. We stream in HE-AACv2 for the highest quality streaming audio you can find.”
Free Form Classic Rock, The Rock and Groove Jazz will all feature custom music sets focusingon the different styles of music from the formats they feature, with an emphasis on tracks that arenot played often on terrestrial radio. Free Form Classic Rock Program Director and morning show host Radio Rich Dalton added, “Ican program music according to inspiration. We have global reach, and it is an astonishing thingto realize that people in Japan, Chile, Germany, South Africa, Israel, and France ... the wholeplanet can get us. Our main goal is to use the great gift of music to help people relax and get abreak. It is our hope to simply be able to relieve some of life’s stresses by way of some of thebest music ever made!”Follow Free Form Classic Rock, The Rock and Groove Jazz on Facebook or visitwww.theroots.fm to stream live or to request a song. For information on advertisingopportunities, please call Gordon Atkins at 314-395-8917.