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by Lee
Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:17 pm
Forum: Remember when...
Topic: Where's the voice of dissent?
Replies: 6
Views: 13808

The era I had difficulty with at the station (which we all played into for listeners and ratings) was what I'd sometimes call \"the 12 inch that goes on until lunchtime tomorrow\". It was mid-to-late 1980s Nik Kershaw wanky drum machine hell. There was of course lots of other stuff being played as w...
by Lee
Wed Jul 04, 2007 6:05 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Home of the Hits RIP
Replies: 2
Views: 8421

Home of the Hits RIP

I don't know how many people remember this great store on Elmwood Ave in Buffalo. I first visited it in the late '80s. It was Buffalo's equivalent of the Peddler. We were down in the Queen City yesterday and the store is up for sale and has been emptied. The owner Jennifer, saw us peering in and cam...
by Lee
Tue Feb 21, 2006 11:31 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Streaming podcasts now online!
Replies: 4
Views: 11422

Thanks guys. I got to listen to some of Earl's (Bev's in there too) a couple of days ago. They're totally fab - moving effortlessly from 80s classics, to The Beatles to lounge lizard jazz etc.

A couple of other Spirit allumni have said they're also going to do some so I'm sure there will be more.
by Lee
Thu Feb 16, 2006 6:25 pm
Forum: Alternatives
Topic: The Spirit Of Radio equivalents in 2003.
Replies: 46
Views: 72369

That's a real shame about WOXY. And I don't know how successful they'll be, since there are so many free options out there. Reading between the lines, they sound a bit desperate. One thing I do like is that you don't get re-billed, so you can do it for a month and then decide if you want to continue...
by Lee
Wed Feb 15, 2006 11:47 am
Forum: Music
Topic: CFNY Classics u Love to Hate
Replies: 14
Views: 7936

Too Shy by Kajagoogoo, Lies by The Thompson Twins, especially the 12 inch version that went on until lunchtime tomorrow in fact there were a lot of those, especially circa 1984 where even perfectly acceptable records like A New England by Kirsty Macoll ended up being an excuse to go and make a chees...