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Rage Against the Machine: Radio plays ‘Killing in the Name’ for 18 hours straight

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Canada’s Kiss FM Radio Is Playing “Killing In The Name” Nonstop After Layoffs

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Radio Kiss FMfrom Vancouver (Canada), is playing Rage Against the Machine repeatedly since the afternoon of Wednesday, 29, according to the Vancouver Sun. The track “Killing in the Name” is the only one on radio programming in the last 18 hours.

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At various times, the DJs interrupt the loop to receive orders. In some cases, audiences requested “Killing in the Name” or “some track from Rage Against.” Jokingly, announcers indicate that they would play music “later.” When requesting another track, listeners are simply ignored and programming reverts to “normal.”

Radio representatives declined to comment. according to consequencepractice is known as “stunting.” This occurs when the station plans to change the format and starts playing a song of another style non-stop. The tactic was also used by the Latin broadcaster in San Francisco, which played “Hot in Herre,” from the Nellyfor 72 hours to start R&B programming. Kiss FMuntil Wednesday, was oriented towards pop.

Employees, including DJs known to the Canadian public Sonia Sidhu and Kevin Limwere fired on the grounds of “not being part of the next chapter of the kiss.” On Twitter, listeners claimed possible protest by DJs who remained on the radio (“Killing in the Name” is a protest against police brutality).

Music is still being repeated on the Kiss FM until the publication of this article.

Source: Rollingstone

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