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So when is *your* radio station going to perform Erik Satie’s Vexations?

I’m enjoying the very Hollow Earth Radioesque interview that Garrett Kelly, co-founder of Hollow Earth Radio in Seattle gave to The Stranger, Seattle’s arts/culture scene newspaper. Hollow Earth just got a Low Power FM construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission. “We’ll be on the air in no time, though we can’t give you the […]

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Six ways to make classical radio cool again

Here’s some encouraging news for classical music radio lovers. The Telegraph has an interview with renowned Welsh harpist Catrin Finch, who says she’s seeing lots of children turning their parents on to classical music. “Quite often it is the kids will come home and introduce classical music to their parents,” Finch noted. “It is something […]

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Sunday tweet tracker: @maledor’s 200th show, psychedelics, iPod Classic luv, and blues scales

Here’s are some Sunday tweets from our 1,753 Radio Survivor Twitter feed followers. Over at Radio Valencia in San Francisco, deejay @maledor celebrated his birthday and 200th show with a guest, Ben from the Humboldt Psychedelic label, Captcha Records. Captcha has a free sampler, BTW. Around the same time G-Town Radio (the Sound from Germantown) […]

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Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia

Foothill College Radio Station KFJC to Broadcast from Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia

As a long-time volunteer and DJ at Foothill College radio station KFJC-FM, I’m eagerly anticipating the station’s ambitious live remote broadcast from Liverpool, England, which begins today (within minutes of when I’m posting this article at 6:20AM Pacific time). On Friday, September 26th and Saturday, September, 27th, the station plans to broadcast up to 30 […]

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Ripon College Turns Back License for College Radio Station WRPN-FM

Last week, the license for Ripon College radio station WRPN 90.1 FM in Ripon, Wisconsin was cancelled. In a letter dated September 11, the Ripon College Board of Trustees wrote, “The college has made the decision to cancel the license and the station will officially go off-air at 5:00pm on Monday, September 15, 2014. We […]

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Museum of Music, Seattle

If music curation isn’t the answer, what’s the question?

The RAIN newsletter has an interesting opinion post up by Mike Spinelli, formerly at SoundExchange, now in law school studying music licensing. Spinelli’s post is titled “The ‘me’ generation: why music curation isn’t the answer.” We are all individualists now, Spinelli says. Looking at various aspects of Beats Music, he contends that “human-curated playlist are not […]

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