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Apr 06, 2018


Custom Imaging Now Available for Hottest Flippin’ Format in Radio

New York, NY – April 5, 2018 - United Stations Radio Networks, Inc., (USRN) today announced the launch of a PHANTOM PRODUCER ALTERNATIVE ROCK IMAGING SERVICE.  As with other format-specific tools from Phantom Producer, the new Alternative Rock version of the service offers radio stations the ability to create a complete imaging library easily and quickly.   This new version of Phantom Producer is designed to be a perfect fit for radio stations playing modern/mainstream alternative rock as well as those Alternative rockers that have classic alternative hits in their music mix.   With the addition of this new service, it marks the second new format to be launched this year and the eleventh radio format overall to be served by Phantom Producer, all of which utilize the company’s patented online user interface.   Other formats served by Phantom Producer include CHR, AC, Hot AC, Classic Rock, Classic Hits, Hot Country, Mainstream Country and Mainstream Rock, Mornings and Urban, which was just launched in February. This announcement comes from USRN’s EVP/Programming, Andy Denemark along with Phantom Producer’s creator and Executive Producer, Jeff Thomas.

Alternative Rock has dominated radio industry news recently with numerous radio companies flipping stations to this format in an attempt to target younger music fans.   Playlists in the Alternative format have featured Portugal. The Man, Imagine Dragons, Lorde and many more and will also often includes some of the “Grunge Rock” mega-hits of the early 1990’s.    Phantom Producer for Alternative Rock includes all of the tools needed to help this format.

Phantom Producer has also had other recent innovations designed to help with radio station time management, and the most popular new features are Phantom’s new cloud-based tools that can significantly improve production workflow.  Last year’s introduction of a one-touch loading feature gives users the ability to send mixed, customized sweepers and ID’s directly from the Phantom Producer interface to any station’s play-out automation system via a tablet, smartphone or computer.  

United Stations is the exclusive distributor for Phantom Producer in North America.   Learn more at www.phantomproducer.com.

United Stations Radio Networks, Inc. is America's leading independently owned and operated radio network.   USRN currently produces and distributes dozens of format-specific programs and services accounting for over 6000 affiliations with commercial radio stations in the U.S.  The New York-based company maintains programming, sales and affiliate marketing offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Washington and Nashville. USRN was founded in 1994 by radio pioneers Dick Clark and Nick Verbitsky.

Contact:     Andy Denemark, USRN  andyd@unitedstations.com        212.536.3603