Category Archives: radio

R.I.P., XM

On the day the Justice League said XM could merge with Sirius, we let our subscription lapse. I loved it, really, but we just weren’t listening to it enough to justify the money. Now if someone can convince me that … Continue reading

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Overheard on Dylan’s radio show

We’re debating whether to keep our XM subscription. A couple of local radio stations have responded to the satellite challenge with outstanding new formats, and we’ve had trouble picking up the signal in the living room since remodeling. So I’m … Continue reading

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My new presets

Following up on last night’s post, I found time today (in other words, was stuck at enough traffic lights) to redo my car radio presets. But first, a quick note on 96Rock, which I mentioned in passing and which is … Continue reading

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At last, a format change I like

With the dust still settling from a major radio shakeup 10 days ago, Washington radio saw another format change today. But this was more palatable, and it seems the only people fired were the horrible morning crew. Classic Rock 94.7 … Continue reading

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What we miss as radio dies

Marc Fisher is an erratic Washington Post columnist, clearly out of his element when he starts talking about things beyond his immediate sphere of knowledge (soccer, the Virginia suburbs, etc.). But at his best, he’s very good. And he’s best … Continue reading

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