Friday, February 17, 2006

WOXY Rules OK!

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We interrupt your regularly scheduled silence for an emergency announcement.

The best internet radio station that I've ever listened to is in financial trouble and could shut down in a matter of weeks. I only discovered WOXY a month or two ago, and would like it to stick around for a lot longer.

I urge you to listen to WOXY (it's located under Alt/Modern Rock on iTunes radio). If you enjoy it as much as I do, please contribute a few bucks or become a member.

These guys play amazing, amazing shit. Primarily new indie rock, with some classics thrown in for good measure. I signed up a few days ago after they played some new Morrissey followed by my favourite Elvis Costello song. How could I not?

Yesterday afternoon, they played Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood's "Some Velvet Morning" and my jaw hit the goddamn floor. I have been quietly obsessed with that song for weeks. WOXY, how did you know?!

Basically, this station plays what I would play. Please give them money so they aren't forced to shut down in March.

Indie love in the time of Nickelback, my friends.

(Now playing: "He's A Deep, Deep Lake", Film School)

4 Comments:

Blogger Optimus said...

I KNEW YOU'D BE BACK
YOU CANNOT RESIST THE BLOGIVERSE

12:49 PM  
Blogger Sofi said...

Shhh. I'm sleeeeeping.

1:35 PM  
Blogger Christine Estima said...

i fricken love "some velvet morning!" been humming it for years! i'm so signing up for this station:) good call, sofikins.

"i'm gonna open up your gate/
and maybe tell you 'bout phaedra/
and how she gave me life"

5:28 PM  
Anonymous benjamin said...

I'm sure you've already checked it out, but the CBC radio 3 podcast has some great tunes each week... And would satisfy your Canadian indie rock cravings. (Provided you use iTunes or any of the now readily available online Podcast players (and/or have an iPod).)

2:12 PM  

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