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College Radio Watch: WXAC Celebrates 50th, WSOU’s Record Store Day Remote, and the 9 Lives of WKPS

This week I wrote up another college radio station visit as part of my ongoing Spinning Indie Radio Station Field trip series. Laney College’s streaming radio station, 9th Floor Radio, has been around for nearly a decade in Oakland and is preparing to add a low power FM (LPFM) broadcast to the mix this summer. […]

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Record Store Day Radio Launches in Time for Record Store Day 2015

Ever since the early days of Record Store Day (RSD for short), I’d wondered why there weren’t more collaborations between record stores and radio stations on a day heralding the importance of local, independent businesses and media. Over the years various radio stations did set up tables at record shops during Record Store Day and […]

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WRIR Curates Live Performances at Local Shops for Record Store Day

Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent record stores, will take place all over the world on Saturday, April 20th. Non-commercial radio and independent record stores often have a synergistic relationship, so it makes sense that they would be natural partners for this event. Over the years I’ve heard about interesting collaborations between radio […]

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Radio Free Record Store Day at Numero Group’s WTNG

This past Saturday I celebrated Record Store Day by dropping in to the Numero Group’s pop-up store in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. Numero is a record label specializing on archival re-releases of forgotten treasures, especially regional records from small labels from Cleveland to Belize. They hosted a one-day record store inside Stop Smiling press’ storefront […]

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Radio Guide to Record Store Day 2011

Radio Guide to Record Store Day 2011

I’m already starting to map out my list of record stores to hit this Saturday, April 16, 2011 for the 4th annual Record Store Day. Some people will be lining up for limited edition releases (particularly vinyl), others will be heading to stores to check out live performances, and many (like me) will just be […]

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Chicago’s Numero Group label to broadcast pop-up radio station on Record Store Day

Record Store Day, now in its fifth year, is an annual celebration of the independent record store. This year it goes down next Saturday, April 16. Participating stores hold special events, like in-store concerts, while selling limited-edition singles and albums. I’ve been attending since 2008 and enjoy the recognition of the threatened species of the […]

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Record Store Day 2010 Radio Guide

Record Store Day 2010 Radio Guide

The 3rd annual Record Store Day is taking place tomorrow (Saturday, April 17, 2010) in independent record stores all over the world. In honor of the event, stores will be hosting live performances, meet and greets with artists, and will be selling and giving away exclusive releases on both CD and vinyl. It’s a wonderful […]

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