TSS-Radio

About Us

Our Goal

There is a common theme that can be found throughout the various influences, directions, mistakes, and successes that helped build TSS-Radio.com : our passion for our product and, more importantly, our passion for our customers. Though competitive, we won't always be the cheapest, we won't have the flashiest site, and we won't have the funniest ads - what we will have is honest, highly trained, passionate employees that will go out of their way to address your needs.

 

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Our Story

by Taylor Mitchell

In 2001, I left my Midwest roots to move out West, ending up in  Los Angeles where I supported myself with a variety of jobs. I passed the time listening to talk radio. I'd listen to many different shows, but  I found Howard Stern to be in a league of his own. It turns out a lot of other people felt the same way. I became a loyal listener and had no idea my relationship with talk radio was about to change.

One October morning in 2004, I agreed to drive a friend to an audition. Naturally we tuned into howard on the way there.  We were shocked to hear Howard made the decision to leave terrestrial radio and join Sirius Satellite Radio. Instantly I knew this would affect me. I knew Howard had a strong fan base, but he also had a tough road ahead of him. Getting people to pay for radio was a new untested concept, but I knew it was a concept that I wanted to be part of.

I was in a whole new world after setting up my first Sirius radio, an Xact XTR1. The radio looked good and sounded good, my only gripe was the alien-looking antenna on the back of my car. From my detailing business, I knew many preferred a more consistent look and soon I came up with what I thought was a brilliant idea: a service in which we paint the satellite radio antenna to match the color of the car i.e. "Color Matching".

With help from Wolf, a buddy who worked as a paint salesman; Sean, a friend experienced in business and web design; and a $5000 loan from a loyal customer of my prior business, we started Color Match Antenna in March of 2005. To be honest, the plan was a little loose, but things started to come together. Though the need for custom Sirius antennas never grew quite like we wanted, we found that people had other needs and the business evolved into what you see today.

 

Our Team

Taylor

  • Job: Owner
  • Hometown: Shorewood, WI
  • Favorite SiriusXM Channels: Opie & Anthony, Howard 100, Alt Nation, SIRIUS Stars Too
  • Twitter @TSSTaylor
  • Favorite Sports Team: Chicago White Sox
  • Primary Radio: SiriusXM Mirge, iPad & Android with SiriusXM App
  • Side Job or Hobby: Enjoying Social Media

Harper

  • Job: Minority Owner/Manager
  • Hometown: Kankakee, IL (Go Kays!)
  • Favorite SiriusXM Channels: Backspin, 40's on 4, Shade 45, NPR, Howard 100
  • Twitter @TSSHarper
  • Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Cubs
  • Primary Radio: XMP3i
  • SIde Job or Hobby: Boxing, Rugby going to Wrigley Field.

Droo

  • Job: E-Mail/Repairs/Systems Guy
  • Hometown: Bangor, ME
  • Favorite SiriusXM Channels: Opie & Anthony, Howard 100/101, Octane, Shade 45, Hot Jamz, Lithium
  • Favorite Sports Team: Boston Red Sox
  • Primary Radio: Stiletto 2, SiriusXM Lynx
  • Side Job or Hobby: Network Engineer

Matt

  • Job: Customer Service
  • Hometown: Bear, DE
  • Favorite SiriusXM Channels: E Street Radio, Classic Vinyl, Jam_On, 90s on 9
  • Twitter @TSSMattb
  • Favorite Sports Team: Philadelphia Flyers
  • Primary Radio: Starmate Replay
  • Side Job or Hobby: Attending Sporting and Music Events

Richard

  • Job: Customer Service
  • Hometown: Boulder, CO
  • Favorite SiriusXM Channels: Lithium, Backspin, Raw Dog, Bluesville
  • Twitter @TSSRichard
  • Favorite Sports Team: Colorado Buffaloes
  • Primary Radio: Lynx
  • Side Job or Hobby: Sketch Comedy

Alex

  • Job: Customer Service
  • Hometown: Chicago IL
  • Favorite SiriusXM Channels: Backspin & Watercolors
  • Twitter: 
  • Primary Radio: Onyx Plus
  • Side Job or Hobby: Comics, films and salsa!

Ray

  • Job: Customer Service & Alternate Sales
  • Hometown: New York City
  • Favorite SiriusXM Channels: Lithium, 90s on 9
  • Favorite Sports Team: Bulls 
  • Primary Radio: Onyx Plus
  • Side Job or Hobby: Coffee, Comedy

To all of you, from all of us at TSS-Radio - Thank you for your support!

Taylor Mitchell
Founder/Owner