"I RELY ON MEDIAZOIC IN MY EFFORTS AS A BLOGGER AND RECOMMENDER OF NEW MUSIC. THEY MAKE IT EASY FOR ME TO PROVIDE MY WEEKLY TOP 11 PLAYLIST. NOT SURE WHAT I'D DO WITHOUT THEM."
– Alan Cross (broadcaster)
Alan Cross is an internationally known broadcaster, writer, blogger and speaker. In his 30 years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters, and is also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music. Mediazoic is very proud that Alan has chosen our system for his Weekly Top 11, a bunch of tracks, updated every Friday, that every music geek needs to know about.
Alan came to us with a simple request - conceive of and manage a system that would allow him to comb through the enormous amount of music recommendations he receives on a weekly basis and put together a weekly radio show highlighting the "best of the best". With Alan being possibly the busiest single person in Canadian radio, the solution had to produce almost no extra work for Alan, and be very simple for his tech team to update and administer. The result - the Weekly Top 11 is now our longest running show on the MEDIAZOIC network (since April 1, 2011), and continues to grow in listenership and audience engagement every week.