FOR A SHOW
Any abuse of the kickstream script will not be tolerated
and will result in the offending host AT LEAST losing
his/her access to the script. Whippings, shootings and
castration may follow.
When password changes are necessary, the fact that changes
have been made will be posted to the staff list. It is
the responsibility of the hosts to contact management
to obtain the new passwords in plenty of time before their
shows. Not the other way around. You don't ask - you don't
3. Any show host giving
out passwords to anyone else AT ALL will be dismissed.
ONLY management may hand out passwords. Please do NOT
play the "guilt trip" on another host because
you forgot the stream password or didn't bother to read
your emails (see Rule 19 below). THEY will be the one
to lose their show.
hosts should make a new promo at least 3 times a year...we
want to keep people interested. The same promo for months
on end tells the listeners "There's nothing new -
it's the same old same old". If you have problems
making promos, the please ask on the staff list. There
are bound to be people willing to help out.
Hosts must set "Stream Title/Station Name" on
your encoders to
Nothing more - nothing less. Please set your "current
song/song title" to your show name i.e.:
Showname - LIVE - $combined$
or if you use filenames:
Showname - LIVE - $filename$
These two options being - well - umm - optional !! Please
do not forget to put the word LIVE in there somewhere.
If you are taking over from another live show, please
message the previous show host no later than 5 mins before
your show is due to start to arrange the change-over.
If you get no reply by 5 mins after your scheduled start
time, then it is permitted to kick the previous show to
grab the streams.
All show hosts are expected to play at least 3 promos
for other shows during their shows, unless a dispensation
has been given by management e.g. if a show is on more
than one network and the other network's rules forbid
8. All show hosts
MUST play at least 1 Wild Bunch disclaimer during their
show. The only time this rule does not apply is the exception
to Rule 6 above, in which case the show host should make
their own personal disclaimer. For details as to what
the disclaimer should include, please refer to a Wild
Bunch disclaimer which could be used as a "template"
hosts are expected to use the station MSN messenger name
(email@example.com) and AIM (wildbunchstudio)
during their shows. The only time this rule is waived,
is with the prior permission of the management team. You
may use your own MSN and AIM names "as well",
but not "instead of".
(The Famous RULE 10)
VForge must not sing on air (except during his own shows,
and even then only after a 10 minute public warning with
sirens - oops I mean promo)
10b. Big Bob (EZHelp)
must not sing on air, except when Halley's Comet is visable
from Earth with the naked eye (This rule added by popular
logging into the station MSN, you must set the screen-name
to "! Wild Bunch Radio - SHOWNAME" with the
exclamation mark in front (to ensure we appear at the
top of the listeners buddy list) and SHOWNAME set to the
name of your own show. Listeners on MSN need to see the
name of the station first to recognize that it is us -
and a LIVE show.
Show hosts are responsible for the content of their shows.
Show hosts are also responsible for the actions of their
guests. Guests breaking rules will be regarded in the
same manner as if the show host himself were breaking
the rules e.g. If a guest is taking something too far
then the show host MUST either cut them off or tell them
to shut the fuck up.
Show hosts are EXPECTED to upload the recordings of their
shows (recorded from the mp3 96k 44.1khz stereo stream)
within seven days of their show being on air. This is
for your own protection as well as ours, so any disputes
regarding content can be resolved easily. If for any reason
you have a problem doing this within seven days, please
let management know. The shows will also be used for automation
unless you have a good reason for them not to be, in which
case please contact management.
If neccessary (depending on our current licence
status) - show hosts who play music on their shows must
also supply a "played song list" for legal and
licensing reasons. This should consist of Date, Artist,
Track name, Album. There are no exceptions to this rule,
in other words - NO LISTS - NO SHOWS. If the music you
played was "copyright free" then please do not
leave it off the list - include it but mark it as being
If a show host cannot do his show for any reason, it is
expected he/she will inform the staff list firstname.lastname@example.org
at the earliest opportunity, even if after the show would
be finished (we like to know you are still alive).
16. If someone is
going to cover a show for an absent host, management MUST
be informed (via the staff list).
17. Any show host
may do an unscheduled show providing:
a. They inform the
staff list to check nothing else was scheduled (e.g. stream
tests, server maintenance etc.).
b. If a scheduled
show is ready to start, they MUST vacate the streams.
18. Any changes to
the schedules MUST be OK'd by the management team. Changing
show times without authorization is not acceptable.
19. Station management
members are expected to check their email at least once
per day, unless in hospital, on holiday, or DEAD. (Management
must give at least 4 weeks written notice of dying). Non-management
show hosts should check their mail at least 3 days per
week. When information is posted on the staff list, it
is expected that you will have read it BEFORE going on
air. Any show hosts NOT reading their emails before their
show will be officially branded "Total Morons"
Show hosts wanting to skip shows for more than 4 weeks
should not expect their slot to kept open for them, especially
if it's a prime time slot. Sorry but we can't have dead
air (or even automation) at prime time.
When telling a new prospective show host to contact Wild
Bunch, PLEASE send an email to the staff list to let us
know who will be contacting us. This will save confusion
and possible mistaken identity.
If a time slot becomes available, and more than one show
wants to move to it, the decision who will be given it
will be at the discretion of management.