12/28/03 - Leader-Telegram
By Ann Barsness
overlapping period of one month, local bands
found two more outlets to be heard in 2003.
RADIO: Low-power radio station WLFK-LP
(107.9) works regional musicians into its
32, launched the 100-watt, nonprofit FM radio
station that thrives on playing the kind of
rock music you might not hear elsewhere in the
Wolf 108 went
on the air July 25. To make that happen,
Snider raised $30,000 in sponsorships,
donations, loans. Banbury Place donated
the first year's rent and built the studio.
a long fight, but we're finally to the point
now where we are making some headway,"
Snider said by telephone during a morning
A live studio
that went online Nov. 24 allows live
interviews and limited live acoustic
performances. Early this month, six
full- and part-time live DJs joined Snyder
[sic], who fills the 6 to 10 a.m. slot.
Also this month
the station launched "The
Unexplained," a midnight Monday call-in
show on the paranormal; and Union Records
Radio," a 6 p.m. Sunday show that
introduces new releases.
also offers specialty shows from 10 p.m. to
midnight. Hosts play heavy and death
metal Mondays, hip-hop and rap Tuesdays,
industrial and goth on Wednesdays and techno
and dance music Thursdays.
In the works
are plans to launch a Sunday afternoon
technology show (as early as
mid-January). Soon aspiring DJs can buy
an hour's worth of time to play anything that
falls within decency guidelines.
station raises $6,000 for equipment, it plans
to start broadcasting Saturday night concerts
live from the Stones Throw.