Music Testing

Friday, September 27, 2002

In the age of uber-pop, the science behind music programming is more precise than ever. Most commercial music stations test each and every song in the laboratory of public opinion research. For listeners hoping these tests will mean longer play lists and less repetition -- the news isn't too good. OTM's Paul Ingles has the story.

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