Solace.FM Smooth Jazz Reaches the 25,000 Listener Mark

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Solace.FM, an Internet-radio broadcasting network, has achieved 25,000 unique listeners with its Smooth Jazz format. Solace.FM offers lifestyle-focused, relaxing music formats such as Easy Listening, Soft Rock, and Big Band Swing. In addition to offering music programming, the Solace.FM web site hosts an active listener community and offers lifestyle-focused products.

We focus our programming on introducing our audience to new artists and songs consistent with our sound while offering a balance of familiar Smooth Jazz and Soft Rock essentials

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Solace.FM today announced that his has reached the 25,000 listener mark. In hitting this mark, the Solace.FM Smooth Jazz Internet Radio Station has received 25,000 unique listeners since its inception in April of 2007.

Solace.FM Smooth Jazz is an Internet-based radio station playing the popular Smooth Jazz radio format. Smooth Jazz is a radio format that offers a wide appeal of music to listeners primarily 35 to 55 years old. The core of Smooth Jazz programming consists of instrumental music with a Jazz influence and Adult Contemporary music with a Rhythm and Blues influence. Popular artists featured on this format include Anita Baker, Kenny G, Hall and Oates, Peter White, Queen Latifa, and Earl Klugh.

Brian McGlynn, General Manager of Solace.FM states, "We added the Smooth Jazz radio format to the Solace.FM network to compliment our other soft music radio offerings. Listeners have been coming to Solace.FM radio stations since February of 2000 for relaxing, contemporary music and the addition of Smooth Jazz was the next logical addition."

The Solace.FM Smooth Jazz radio format closely resembles radio formats found on the FM airwaves in major metropolitan areas with a unique signature sound of its own. "We focus our programming on introducing our audience to new artists and songs consistent with our sound while offering a balance of familiar Smooth Jazz and Soft Rock essentials", says McGlynn.

In adding Smooth Jazz to the Solace.FM network, the average time spent listening continues to grow. Solace.FM's Easy Listening, Soft Rock, and Smooth Jazz stations enjoy longer-than average time spent listening than other radio formats. Time spent listening is an industry measure for the average time a listener stays tuned into a radio station.

In addition to music, the Solace.FM network maintains an active listener community offering member interaction and lifestyle-focused retail product offerings such as wine and coffee.

About Solace.FM
Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Solace.FM. is a leading internet radio station network featuring Smooth Jazz, Soft Rock, and Easy Listening music. Operated by Orpanc Media Ltd., Solace.FM traces its roots back to the year 2000 providing listeners on the Internet with musical entertainment and information while providing advertisers access to a loyal, affluent, and educated 35-54 year old audience. For more information, visit:

About Orpanc Media, Ltd.
Orpanc Media, Ltd. is a Montreal-based company offering business solutions to the broadcasting industry. Orpanc Media offers consulting and technology solutions to terrestrial radio stations, Internet radio stations, and advertisers around the world to increase their revenues and profits by more intimately reaching their targeted audiences online. For more information, visit:


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