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College Radio: Still relevant today?

How is college radio remaining relevant?

We share playlists on Spotify. We stream albums from Pitchfork. We create our own stations on Pandora. With all these new ways to discover new music, is college radio still a relevant medium?

Turns out some college stations are fighting to stay ahead of the curve and continue to lead the music industry in innovation. In this piece our Music Director Jesse Wiza talks with Thor Slaughter of KWVA, Erin Ginty of EMI Records, and Bryan VanGelder of CBS Interactive Music Group to find out what’s going on left of the dial.

Tally Hall stops by to see some Grand Rapidians!

For Impact 89FM, my name is J.Wiz, and we are here at the Intersection in Grand Rapids with two friends from Tally Hall, guys, why don’t you introduce yourselves for us.

Zubin Sedghi (blue tie): I’m Z-intellect.

Ross Federman (gray tie) : I’m Ross,  I don’t have a DJ name.

No?

Z: You actually do have a DJ name!

F: ..I do have a DJ name.

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