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WDBM-FM 88.9 East Lansing, MI

Student Radio at Michigan State University

KWVA

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.

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