Update 6:02 p.m. An archive of today’s show is now up at the KUSF Archives. DJ Schmeejay opened up the show by calling it “KUSF in Exile.”
Could today be The Last Waltz for KUSF?
College stations around the country today hosted a solidarity simulcast for their erstwhile San Francisco radio cohorts, the DJs who were unceremoniously dropped from the airwaves when KUSF was sold by the University of San Francisco as part of a complicated series of local radio transactions. The station then went online-only, a switchover that has been a less than overwhelming success. Meanwhile, the SF Public Press reports that Classical Public Radio Network, which bought the university’s broadcasting license, has filed a request with the FCC to relocate the school’s transmitter to Sausalito.
But today it was all about DJs Irwin (from the Sleeves on Hearts show), Carolyn, Stereo Steve, Jantine B., Harry D. (In The Soul Kitchen), and DJ Schmeejay (Radiodrome). They were heard spinning records online at the WFMU Jersey City and other station web sites. The DJs spun live from Amoeba Records in San Francisco.
If you want to get a taste of the free-form radio practiced by KUSF since 1977, check out the KUSF archives page. Past shows are archived in the right-hand column near the middle of the page.