Bands and musicians

Bios and stories about the artists we feature

Ded Flatbird

Oh my – how did I miss this in 2013?  If you did too, let me explain – Def Leppard concocted a fictious Def Leppard band Ded Flatbird and opened for themselves during a nine night run in Las Vegas – what a concept – certainly looks like they had fun.  Apparently some in the […]

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Happy Holidays from WOAS-FM 88.5

4/7 of our day shift (bottom photo:  l – r:  Kaitlyn Ray, Zacc Ray, Anna Fuller, and Riley Gilmore) want to say ‘have a safe and happy holiday season’.  They also want to remind you that WOAS will be off air from Dec 19 to Jan 3 with normal broadcasting to resume on Monday January […]

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Joe K’s points to ponder

Our long time radio buddy Joe Kirkish (who was responsible for starting the first campus radio station at MTU back in the day) had some interesting items in a recent edition of Over 60 in the Nov 21, 2015 Daily Mining Gazette. For starters, he discusses how flippantly folks use the term ‘billion’ as in ‘billions […]

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WOAS-FM still evolving

The All School Reunion held this past summer was a great event.  There is never a better time for alums from all across the map to return home and show their families their roots.   Former WOAS-FM DJ Tom Dean did just that when he dropped by with his lovely wife Melissa.  Not only was he […]

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Just in from the West Coast Bureau:

Ah, Faber College is alive and well.  Having taken the unofficial tour of a few of the sites used in filming the classic movie Animal House (but alas, we didn’t make it to the AH themed bar),  it only seemed a matter of time before someone redid this scene from the movie.  If you think you […]

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WCB Inspection

The West Coast Bureau of WOAS-FM has relocated to Eugene, OR so it an inspection visit from the manager was on the agenda for mid-August.  Many thanks to Elizabeth, Todd, Don Juan and Emma for their hospitality.  Many hours of music ensued and we sharpened our Wii skills a bit.  What?  It WAS afterall, an […]

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FTV Video Awards

Okay, the title makes it sound like a bigger deal than it really is – but hey – I have seen sillier award show concepts. As of this writing, we are 8 months into 2015 and I have yet to see a video to top either the Moses Brown School School is Closed video or Puddle’s […]

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