Georgia State's Independent Radio Station Suffers GPB Takeover

As an independent radio station, we pride ourselves on being just that- independent. We play music we want our listeners to hear, not for good ratings, but for other independent music fans to have a go-to radio station that's local and will never play the latest Ke$ha or Katy Perry song. Georgia State University's radio station thrived with the same mentality, until May 5th 2014, when GSU and Georgia Public Broadcast...

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Water For People Fundraiser: 2014 Whiskey Rebellion

"We want people to have safe, continuous water, and when they do, our job will be done. We want water for everyone, forever."    Everybody deserves clean drinking water- for life. This wonderful organization is called Water For People, and their goal is to accomplish exactly that; to provide "complete water coverage for every family, every school, and every clinic." They define success as every househo...

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On-Air Next 06.24.14

The following was originally posted in the Colorado Daily. “On-Air Next @ Radio 1190” June 24, 2014 By Sam Goldner   Condolences to everyone who witnessed that devastating final 20 seconds of the Cup game on Sunday. One of craziest cases of blue balls I’ve seen in this tournament yet. If you’re still feeling as sore about it as I am, tune into 1190 this week for some releases that should give you ...

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On-Air Next 06.17.14

The following was originally posted in the Colorado Daily.  “On-Air Next @ Radio 1190” June 17, 2014 By Sam Goldner             Hey everybody, just got in from my trip to Istanbul last night and I feel like a sack of pudding from all the jetlag so hopefully this column is legible. Fortunately though, we have a ton of badass, summery new releases going into rotation this week, so listen in for thes...

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An Independent Music Fan's guide to Bonnaroo 2014: 10 Artists You Can't Miss

1. Allah-Las This California-based rock band is making their debut at Bonnaroo Music & Arts festival this year! Their natural, breezy, 60's style sound has earned them much praise by Pitchfork, The Quietus, and on NPR's World Café since their first single, Catamaran, was released in 2011. They're currently on an expansive US tour for their self-titled album including a stop at Denver's Larimer Lounge on J...

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