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Radio station is aggrieved accusation not based Devendra Banhart
PETALING JAYA: private radio stations consider the fact that accused the singer Devendra Banhart songs from his latest album did not get their attention on the radio as a claim that is not true at all.
Era FM Channel Manager, Pete Noran said the station is regularly support the work of local singers, including Devendra Banhart, where the singer’s songs such as Karna Contracting My Love and You Must Have is often rotated on demand and audience votes.
“The claim we do not help and rotate the songs Anuar was unfounded. The songs are often rotated according to demand, between two to three times daily or at least once a day based on listener requests.“We do not have any problems with Anuar and has always supported local artists songs fairly. In fact, the song A second More be the popular songs of last year at this station. “When the song won Best Song at Music Industry Award for the 18th (AIM) in November last year , we dedicate a special segment on the next day as a tribute to the songs Anuar rotate at all hours of the day, “he told mStar Online when contacted here today.
Suria FM Operations Manager, Subarma Mokhtar (Subi) , said the singer claims is less sweet and not exactly as he said this, not realizing that the songs rotated stations.
“Maybe Anuar does not understand the course of operations and target audience by a radio station. He needs to ask and we can explain it.“Not sweet for him to make claims that if it was true he had heard the song turn the radio or not? To Suria FM, we are often turning the songs from his new album as a request from the listener, “he said Anuar stand in honor of not listening to the radio more than four years. Subi said he felt aggrieved because of the efforts station radio play and promote local singers songs do not get recognition, but when it comes to such personal perceptions, radio station blamed with impunity.
“singer easy to point fingers at the radio when their songs are not rotated but did not appreciate being popular because most of their songs played on radio.
” We never biased in any singer and song. If a song is good and acceptable, we must turn includes the songs Anuar, “he said, can not disclose details of the survey broadcast rating songs as the singer’s request because it is confidential and may conflict with organizational policies.While the Plan Manager Ray FM, Rostam Zulkarnain Said (Pak Tam), the fact that singers often misleading because the station plays songs from her new album even though the station priority is to retro tunes.
“We always support local singers. Although the format of our priority retro songs but the songs Devendra Banhart are in our rotation list.“I new, my Contracting Karna Love is the song that have the highest rotation in FM Ray. Perhaps this occurred because he did not listen to the radio when the song aired.
“I can not comment further because I need to know the causes and circumstances when he issued a statement that, whether it is directed to a particular radio station or he was not satisfied with certain things,” he said.
However, Chief Operating Officer of Media Prima Radio Networks, which contacted Seelan Paul refused to give any comments on the Hot FM on the issue.
In his statement to mStar Online on Thursday, Anuar or Shahrul real name Devendra Banhart, 42, said singers who bring different genres of music from radio stations will not be ‘treated’ includes himself when the songs from the album titled Devendra Banhart it failed to get attention. ” / p> The singer was told, he was also surprised to receive feedback that the songs in the album market since the end of last year was not up to standard radio stations.
Anuar in fact, also said attitude that keeps the radio stations play the same genre of music that he was bored, and had nearly four years of not listening to the radio.
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