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Discussion with Sub Pop Founder Bruce Pavitt

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 12.30.2014 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

Eleven years before the release of Nirvana's juggernaut Nevermind during the apex of glam metal, Sub Pop Records was a fledgling Xerox-and-X-Acto-knife-produced fanzine that championed local music scenes across the country.

Radio Waves: Beats in Space (Video)

Crane.tv | Posted 12.18.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

The world was a different place in 1999. New York was a different place. But one constant in the city has been Beats in Space, Tim Sweeney's weekly mix of eclectic house, disco, hip-hop, techno and dance floor friendly anthems, broadcast through WNYU.

CM's Top 16 College Radio Stations

College Magazine | Posted 01.04.2015 | College
College Magazine

We all love to peruse the Usher discography on Spotify, but sometimes you just can't beat a hand-curated playlist and some accompanying student voice. College radio stations provide just that, so go get your daily weird music fill.

For the Love of Radio: Why College Radio Matters and Why You Should Support It

Luis Ruuska | Posted 12.02.2014 | College
Luis Ruuska

Tune in to your local station on College Radio Day 2014 (and every other day of the year too) because you will be supporting an institution that has made a real and long-lasting impact on music and students for decades and hopefully will continue to in the future.

The 10 Best College Radio Stations

Posted 12.14.2012 | College

Ever hear of R.E.M.? How about The Smiths? If so, it's unlikely you would have if it weren't for college DJs. Having a cool radio station at your coll...

The 'Voice Of The U' Gets A Boost

The Huffington Post | Joey Francilus | Posted 10.29.2012 | Miami

If you're one of those people too hip to listen to "mainstream" radio, your FM dial is soon to get a noticeable change courtesy of The U. The anten...

When Do You Know That Your Moment Has Passed?

Brett Greene | Posted 06.20.2012 | Denver
Brett Greene

We all have these moments in life where we see we're not the person we used to be, or the scene is too big and not as full of passionate brothers-and-sisters-in-arms as it used to be. "Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened."

College Radio Stations Fear Budget Cuts Could Silence Them

usatoday.com | Posted 12.11.2011 | College

College radio stations, which have long given a first break to little-known musicians and offered a voice for idiosyncratic viewpoints, are at risk of...

What Is Killing College Radio?

What's Eating College Radio? | Don Troop | Posted 08.23.2011 | College

To be sure, hundreds of student-run stations of varying levels of quality and professionalism continue to broadcast within the Federal Communications ...

The 9 Best College Radio Stations

The Huffington Post | Danielle Wiener-Bronner | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Saturday marked the wrap-up of this year's College Music Journal Music Marathon and Film Festival -- an event that packed venues large and small with ...

Harwell's Legacy Joins a Bright Past and Exciting Future for Fordham's Radio Station

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Favorito

This past week, another New York institution advanced another step in its evolution, as WFUV, Fordham University's 50,000 watt Bronx-based public radi...

Vinyl Is Forever: In Praise of Indie Record Stores

James Rotondi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Rotondi

This piece was originally posted at the MTV Music Blog For those who only buy their music on iTunes, Amazon.com, or other online digital music servic...

Various Artists -- The Local Shakedown, Vol. 3

Linda "Truth" Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Linda

Who has the time to find and collect a solid and diverse sampling of some of the best music a place has to offer? The college radio DJs at 1190 AM, naturally.

Compact Reviews Of This Week's Compact Discs, For Those Who Still Care: #2

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

The big music news this week, and quite possibly the biggest news in the compact disc world since the release of The Beatles catalogue back in 1987, is the reissue and remastering of Debbie Harry's 1981 solo release "Koo Koo." I KID!