WKDU Celebrates Marathon Anniversary With 84 Hours of Electronic Music

For this year’s 14th annual EMM — there was a six-year hiatus that ended in 2014 — WKDU enlisted nearly 100 DJs to help keep the tunes spinning for three-and-a-half days, with musical selections running the gamut from house and techno to ambient and experimental, even including some live synthesizer performances. The extended weekend on the radio dial has so far pulled in almost $5,000 to help support Philly AIDS Thrift, with more donations still processing through the system.

Read more from Drexel University.

WVUM teams up with Wynwood’s III Points Festival

Students snacked on pizza and played corn hole, while local DJ Nick Leon played eclectic beats from his turntable at the UC Patio for WVUM’s annual Pre-Points party, which promotes Wynwood’s popular III Points Music, Art & Technology Festival.

Read more from The Miami Hurricane.

Tracing WESU’s Journey from “Mischievous Beginnings” to Innovative Present

“There are very few activities that fuse the Wesleyan community with the Middletown and Connecticut community at large in such a smooth, organic way,” Howard told me. “You can really build connections with non-Wesleyan people.”

Read more from The Wesleyan Argus.

Online student radio station now live

In a continued effort to expand its media platforms, Madison College’s The Clarion is set to go live with its first ever radio station this October. Over this past summer, advisor Doug Kirchberg and his team have taken on this project from scratch, establishing the foundation from which to grow.

Read more from The Clarion.

KCSM-TV deal back up for approval

In the latest attempt amidst a variety of unsuccessful tries to unplug from the television industry, San Mateo County Community College District officials will again consider a deal selling KCSM-TV.

The proposal going before the district Board of Trustees during a meeting Wednesday, Oct. 11, seeks to confirm an earlier decision to sell the station to a Santa Rosa public broadcaster.

Read more from The Daily Journal.

 

Plus, the College Radio Watch column, and, if you’re joining us in San Antonio for the NSEMC, we’ve still got spaces on our media tours, audio/radio clinics and video/TV clinics!