Internet College Radio in The New York Times

Clever contrast of WFUV's remaining vinyl and net servers

Today’s New York Times features a front-page story about the evolution of non-commercial radio, “College Radio Heads: Off the Dial.” It is a very encouraging article about how many members of the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System, the organization that guides the building of stations, are now […]

Nirvana’s Nevermind Launched 20 Years Ago

Thanks to Kevin Estrada for use of this picture! Note black and yellow DGC promo shirt at right

Twenty years ago this week, Nirvana was in the midst of making history even while preparing to unleash their single “Smells Like Teen Spirit” and the album Nevermind on the world. As college and metal radio […]

KUSF San Francisco's Signal Sold – Protest Planned

The most recognized logo in American college radio appeared on countless band's chests and equipment cases

The legendary college radio station, KUSF, San Francisco has lost its FM signal. According to an email from its music director Irwin Swirnoff, the University of San Francisco has sold the rights to 90.3 FM in a move […]

A Few College Radio Highlights of 2010

A few of my college radio highlights (and a couple of lows too) of 2010 include:

WRHU broadcasting the NHL’s New York Islanders. How many college radio stations broadcast even a minor league team let alone a professional franchise?

Steve Carrell telling Howard 100 that he worked on WDUB, Dennison OH while attending the eclectic […]

WRVU, Nashville Metal: Playlist of the Week

Earbender.com returns with an old stand-by, the Playlist of the Week. DJ Ichabod hosts WRVU, Nashville’s Metal program for many years and is one of the more diligent folks about sending his list. After all, the last band I promoted to college radio metal djs was probably the Insane Clown Posse! Before we proceed to […]