Saturday, December 21, 2019

We're Back !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Did you miss us? (We certainly missed you!)

Many of you, our former listeners, have spoken/written to mourn the passing of Alt Class X.  Our old service, Radionomy, ceased streaming North American internet stations back in May 2019.  At the time, we needed to devote our time and efforts to a new project, The Plutopia News Network.
  Plutopia is a website and podcast we produce with our partner Jon Lebkowsky, showcasing "Interviews and News From The Fringes".  The work required to move Alt Class X to a new provider was significant.  We decided to let Alt Class X "rest" for a while and concentrate on the new production.  Plutopia is now in fine shape, so we knew it was time to take the station out of mothballs and bring it back online at original home of Alt Class X.
   In January 2016, Live365 ceased broadcasting due to financial issues stemming from new, higher royalty rates for internet broadcasters. Many of us moved to Radionomy, a Belgium based streaming provider.  Our time at Radionomy was a mixed bag.  They didn't charge for the service but they also had a poor record for tech support and customer service.  They also were sued by the major record labels because they had "neglected" payment of royalties.  Their decision to stop streaming North American broadcasters was a blessing in disguise.  A new, better Live365 has proven to be a great improvement over Radionomy.  I restored our other station, ATX-The Last Radio Show to Live365 and the experience was easier than expected.  Now, it is time to bring back Alt Class X!  We are currently testing the setup and fine-tuning the audio stream.  Broadcasting will resume just before midnight on December 31st as we ring in the New Year and the New Alt Class X.  Initially, the station can be streamed from our website or from (just search for Alt Class X from their home page).  Check out the Listening FAQ below and choose the method for listening...we have plenty of alternatives!! Once we are broadcasting, we will add the station to more streaming sites. 

So join us on New Year's Eve, Tuesday, December 31st at 12 Noon Central Time and help us celebrate our return!!!  

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