To assist you and ensure you have nothing but an enjoyable time here on Housemasters radio, we have created this FAQ section.
You can register and access the lounge via a number of ways:
*Please note, we do not allow guest accounts on Housemasters radio.
If you don’t have the Active Userlist, click in the bottom right on the icon with the three people.
We accept applications from anyone who can commit to a live, scheduled show whilst offering support to the site and his or her fellow DJs. Housemasters has a strong community spirit where support is essential, so if you are a play and go DJ, we would suggest not applying.
Our DJ application can be found Here. You can apply to join Housemasters radio as a resident or as a guest on our Oldskool Masters show or the Are Friends Eclectic show.
In order for us to process your application, we need a number of things from you, these include:
Please note that we are unable to offer any programming slots until we have all this information.
For its pure simplicity and stability we recommend to those who do not have a favourite encoder already to use BUTT Encoder (Broadcast using this tool).
It’s easy to install and with a basic data entry system, set up takes a matter of minutes. During your set up process you will be guided by our programming manager, who will assist you with a connection test prior to your show going live.
Despite our name Housemasters radio, we host global shows that feature a wide and very varied selection of music which is not always dance orientated. We encourage musical freedoms on site but there are a number of sounds we do not play here, these include:
Currently we offer our platform as a free to use service. This changes on the 1st August 2023 when DJ membership will require a subscription. This is not a “Pay To Play” scheme, rather a subscription which enables the station to run legally, effectively whilst providing the solid platform it is.
For fans of Housemasters who may wish to support the station or an individual show, there is the option to do so. Become a gold member by supporting Housemasters with a donation or monthly subscription.
Housemasters creates artwork for each show in order to keep a theme and a consistently high standard but you are more than welcome to submit your own promotional artwork for your show pages. This artwork must be sized at 1600 x 700 pxls and no higher than 100kbs in size. It is also advisable to submit artwork with as little text as possible, our systems headings will only cover it up, once uploaded.
*Please note, we will not accept any submissions with themes of a sexual, political or religious nature.
Yes. Housemasters plays an active role in the promotion of not only it’s own resident DJs and Artists but those DJs, labels and artists who interact with us on site and social media. As a hub for House music and dance music in general, we seek to centre our content management around those who support us.
If you are any of the above and you would like us to feature anything for you, we encourage you to speak with one of our editing team, who will be more than happy to assist. Items we can assist with include:
Yes, we are always looking for accomplished content providers, We actively encourage Labels and artists to join our editing team so that we can play a part and assist in your promotions.. If you are a blogger or chart compiler, then we would love to hear from you. Content we encourage includes:
In the unlikely event you face a problem on Housemasters radio, either with site functionality, content or member conduct, we urge you to make contact a lounge assistant within the chatroom, or via our email address. Housemasters radio is staffed and moderated 24 hours a day and we aim to reply to all queries within thirty minutes.
We have a number of station Idents specially designed and themed for specific days and standard drops for use during any show and time. All DJ’s are required to use these drops during their shows.
From time to time artists and labels submit promotional drops advertising future releases, these drops are used during promo shows, we expect all DJs’s to use these.
You can download all Housemasters station Idents HERE
Yes you can, depending on quality, if they are not in keeping with our standards, then no. We encourage all our DJs to use drops and jingles sourced from our own dedicated supplier. We use one company and only two voice artists for all such work, this provides us with high and consistent quality, as well as keeping to the Housemasters theme.
Housemasters provides show idents, as a way of thanks, to all our Gold members who have subscribed for at least 6 months, so if you can wait and want to support the site as a gold member, visit the Support Housemasters page, subscribe and get yourself on the list.