COMMUNITY

Genre Programmer of the Month | Byron Gonzalez, Latin Alt 88.5 Los Angeles

Genre Programmer of the Month | Byron Gonzalez, Latin Alt 88.5 Los Angeles

“About 8 years ago, I was hit by a drunk driver while riding my bike. I woke up in the hospital, without any knowledge of what had happened…After dealing with what might have possibly be the end for me, I decided to further my education, take it seriously and get a degree, even if it didn’t land me a job. If it wasn’t for this, I wouldn’t be here at the Latin Alt.”

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Industry Interview with Rupam Sofsky, Shine On

Industry Interview with Rupam Sofsky, Shine On

“John Dwyer of Thee Oh Sees / Damaged Bug / Bent Arcana / Castle Face Records is just an absolute pleasure to work with & represent. He’s brilliant, funny, prolific, a great interview subject, but also just a complete sweetheart. Bringing my mother to an after party & her meeting Jónsi of Sigur Rós after they performed at Kings Theatre…”

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September MD of the Month | Nicole Seaward, WSCA Portsmouth

September MD of the Month | Nicole Seaward, WSCA Portsmouth

“The knowledge was the key to all the locks and set me on my career path as an advocate for autistic women and a research assistant for a company whose mission is to increase the number of neurodiverse people in the workplace. Nearly 85% of us are unemployed or underemployed and that must change.”

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August MD of the Month | Mike Dunn, Radio Asbury

August MD of the Month | Mike Dunn, Radio Asbury

“Upon moving back to the East coast from Los Angeles this past Fall, where I worked with the likes of Coachella, School Night and the digital entertainment industry, I started Radio Asbury immediately. I wanted to channel all of my knowledge, connections and energy into building something significant, through my own vision and begin creating a legacy within the music space.”

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Genre DJ of the Month | Wes Flexner, WCRS Columbus

Genre DJ of the Month | Wes Flexner, WCRS Columbus

“I’ve written for the Columbus Free Press for seven years. WCRS is the community radio station affiliated with the Free Press and gives hip-hop bboys, punk rockers, techno weirds, and reggae soundsystems a platform in-between left wing information.”

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Industry Interview with Devyn McHugh, Planetary Group

Industry Interview with Devyn McHugh, Planetary Group

“Working with Planetary has allowed me to see so many shows and work with a ton of really great new records, from some of my favorite artists. It’s hard to pick just one, but Soccer Mommy’s album release show at Amoeba Records comes to mind.”

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