COMMUNITY

Interview with Terence Praet, Distiller Promo

College and community radio provide unique opportunities to everyone involved. People can share their weird obsession with the world. Rather than hearing the same 40 songs every two hours, as a listener you often don’t know what you’re going to get, and that can be a really fun experience.

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April MD of the Month | Vanessa Canibano, WMXM

As time consuming as it is, I listen to every album WMXM receives in the mail. At the very least, I really want artists—especially locals or lesser known artists—to have a shot at hitting our airwaves. I’m not going to turn anything away without giving it a listen first.

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Interview with Jordan Young, Tinderbox Music

With how exorbitantly saturated everything is in today’s music, media, and entertainment arenas and how short of attention spans people seem to have, I think there’s a greater need than ever for gatekeepers to serve as arbiters of content and curators of taste and culture.

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Interview with Kari Gaffney, Kari-On Productions

It’s the human factor that makes college and community radio so unique, and its ability to present music that has never or seldom been heard. Its independence of programming is so important for future generations of musicians and listeners alike.

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Interview with Janelle Abad of Dangerbird Records

I helped with radio promotion for David Byrne and Brian Eno’s Everything That Happens Will Happen Today, and when the album went to #1 I got a response from David Byrne. He just said “I’m truly in shock..” that was such a cool moment for me.

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