Sunday, August 16

WHAT'S GOING ON (in the middle of August)

Halfway through August, the station page at Live365.com has been visited 800 times. Your favorite songs playing on KJRW currently are:

  1. Give It Away - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  2. Maxwell Murder - Rancid
  3. Know Your Rights - Clash
  4. Pronoia - Strange Wilds
  5. Got the Time - Anthrax
  6. Radio - New Hell Republic
  7. Strangelove - Depeche Mode
  8. Mountain Man - Crash Kings
  9. New Wind - 7 Seconds
  10. Let's Dance - David Bowie

There are only a few weeks left of New Wave Summer.  Get your T-shirt before it leaves the store!

And we are 2 weeks away from LAST MONDAY.  KJRW hosts the music round of the Shadowland Pub Quiz the last Monday of the month.  Shadowland is located at the corner of California and Oregon in West Seattle.  If you are in the area, come out and play!



Sunday, August 9

TOP TEN TRACKS

A week (or so) into August, these are your favorite songs playing on KJRW:

  1. Maxwell Murder - Rancid
  2. Shout - Tears For Fears
  3. Know Your Rights - Clash
  4. New Wind - 7 Seconds
  5. God Save the Queen - Sex Pistols
  6. Rockaway Beach - Ramones
  7. Pronoia - Strange Wilds
  8. Got the Time - Anthrax
  9. Ring of Fire - Social Distortion
  10. Strangelove - Depeche Mode

We just uploaded about 40 more tunes.  If you like a song, click the thumb or arrow up while it's playing on KJRW, and you may see it in the next posted list.


Saturday, August 1

WHAT'S GOING ON (at the beginning of August)

It's the middle of New Wave Summer on KJRW.  More streams were launched in July than in June.  We saw the milestone of being made a favorite station on Live365 over 700 times.  A bunch more people have followed us on twitter and liked the facebook page.  Click the links to do the same and get more frequent updates on KJRW.

Your current favorite songs are:

  1. Communist Eyes - Germs
  2. Let's Dance - David Bowie
  3. Ring of Fire - Social Distortion
  4. Radio - New Hell Republic
  5. Drug Train - Social Distortion
  6. Kids In America - Kim Wilde
  7. Strangelove - Depeche Mode
  8. God Save the Queen - Sex Pistols
  9. Rockaway Beach - Ramones
  10. American Idiot - Green Day

People listened the most in the U.S., Argentina, Canada, Switzerland, Japan, Belgium, New Zealand, Venezuela, Sweden and Serbia during July.  In the U.S., listening was highest in Washington, Texas, California, Indiana, Missouri, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Illinois, New York and Oregon.

Our first round of music trivia at the Shadowland Pub Quiz was well received.  We are looking forward to doing it again the last Monday of August.  If you are in the Seattle area, please come out and play.



Monday, July 20

FRANCES FARMER WILL HAVE HER REVENGE ON SEATTLE*






KJRW once again gives you a trivia night in West Seattle!  Beginning next Monday, July 27th, Program Director Julie will be presenting the music round of the Shadowland Pub Quiz the last Monday of every month.

Scott M.X. Turner hosts the Pub Quiz every Monday at 8 p.m. at Shadowland Bar and Restaurant, located at the corner of California and Oregon in West Seattle.  Scott says, "Come on down to one of Seattle's increasingly rare INDEPENDENT pub quizzes and trivia nights.  Don't settle for a nationwide chain-quiz available at 30 Seattle area bars.  The Shadowland Pub Quiz & Trivia Night is written fresh every week here in West Seattle."

It's FREE to play!  So mark your calendar for Monday night at 8, and brush up on your current events and New Wave music knowledge!



*Here's some trivia for you:  The title of this post is the title of a Nirvana song about actress Frances Farmer.  Shadowland is the title of a book by William Arnold about actress Frances Farmer.



Wednesday, July 15

WHAT'S GOING ON (in the middle of July)

New Wave Summer is in full swing on KJRW.  We've been enjoying songs from INXS, Blondie, Depeche Mode, Split Enz and more.  Listeners have made us a favorite station 700 times.  Your most liked tunes overall right now are:

  1. Communist Eyes - The Germs
  2. Los Angeles - X
  3. Kids In America - Kim Wilde
  4. American Idiot - Green Day
  5. Nazi Punks Fuck Off - Dead Kennedys
  6. Just Like Heaven - The Cure
  7. Sappy - Nirvana
  8. I Will Buy You A New Life - Everclear
  9. It Haunts You Now - Go Betty Go
  10. Questioning My Sanity - L7

KJRW will once again be hosting trivia in West Seattle. Watch this space for details.





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