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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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FTV: First Paying Gigs – Part 2

Video was shot in November of 2011 – “Trees” (l-r)  Jesse Fitzpatrick, Lindsay Tomasic, and Dave Pearlman perform live on WCBN 88.3 at the University Of Michigan with DJ “Tex”.     A while back, I put some of my friends and musical acquaintances on the spot and asked them to share memories of their first paying […]

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FTV: Charlie Walnut!

Anyone who spends any amount of time talking or writing about music will eventually bring ‘misheard lyrics’ into the discussion.  I would not want to feel left out of this club.  In fact, anyone who has had to figure out songs for a band to learn faces the task of unmasking mystical (and sometimes undecipherable) […]

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Breaking News

Items of interest we are just passing along in case you missed them: An Update from Lucius:   Well hello there, It’s been difficult to keep this under wraps but finally we’ve revealed the big news: our brand new second album Good Grief will be released March 11. Good Grief was produced by Shawn Everett and us with Bob Ezrin […]

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The History of WOAS-FM 88.5

The first official broadcast of the WOAS radio station started at 8:00 AM on Friday, December 15, 1978. The station was managed by the Ontonagon Area High School librarian, Thomas Graham Lee. At the time, the station featured two reel-to-reel players and a vinyl record turntables as well as wiring for remote broadcasting in the […]

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FTV: Weird Al

I like Weird Al Yankovic.  I like his parodies, his sense of humor, and his accordion playing.  He seems to be the kind of guy you could sit down and talk to.  With that said, I would really like to meet the guys in his band because they are able to take what Al does […]

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FTV: Bayou Billabong

Some time ago I mentioned one of our ‘golden nugget’ moments at WOAS-FM occurred when Australian Hammond B-3 wizard Lachy Doley dropped us a line announcing the release of his newest CD Conviction.  Subsequent research lead to another happy accident when I discovered that Lachy has a keyboard playing brother named Clayton, a fact confirmed […]

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