The radio station has been broadcasting about “changes” coming to the station and messages that “change is good.” Apparently, whatever the change is coming is set to take place on December 31, 2011 at noon. “New Year, new radio station is coming to 88.1 FM…” All the songs the station is playing have “change” in the lyrics or title. The website says nothing (at least as far as I can see) about these “changes.” The robotic female voice that keeps repeating “Change is good” sounds so Orwellian and eerie. Listening live now has all the charm and appeal as a message from Big Brother. Decide for yourself.
Will the “new radio station” be student radio with a different format? Has the frequency been taken over by a private radio licensee? I hope the station isn’t going corporate and boring. Not all “change is good.”
If the station is going the way of the dinosaur, I, for one, will miss it. It’s one of the few decent stations in this area and I’ve been exposed to some great new and different artists on The Escape.