Saturday, August 30

WHAT'S GOING ON (During Labor Day Weekend)

It's the last days of New Wave Summer on KJRW.  There were more streams launched in August than in July, but less time spent listening to the station.  Our rank among the rock stations on Live365.com climbed a few notches, but dropped a bit overall.

Your favorite New Wave Summer song was the Boomtown Rats' I Don't Like Mondays.  Your favorite songs at the end of August were:

  1. Who Was In My Room Last Night? - Butthole Surfers
  2. Prison Bound - Social Distortion
  3. Pigs In Zen - Jane's Addiction
  4. I Don't Like Mondays - The Boomtown Rats
  5. The Impression That I Get - The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
  6. Take Me To Your, Leader - The Pudz
  7. Sliver - Nirvana
  8. Phenomena - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  9. Pablo Picasso - The Modern Lovers
  10. One Way Or Another - Blondie

People listened to KJRW the most in the United States, Canada, Colombia, Mexico, Indonesia, Australia, Spain, Brazil, New Zealand and Italy.

Watch this space for a big announcement on Tuesday!

Saturday, August 16

WHAT'S GOING ON (in mid-August)

KJRW's rank is rising!  Just about every visit to the station page results in a click of the play button.  Maybe people are getting used to the new layout changes Live365 made recently.

Your favorite songs this week were:

  1. Pablo Picasso - The Modern Lovers
  2. Who Was In My Room Last Night? - Butthole Surfers
  3. I Don't Like Mondays - The Boomtown Rats
  4. The Impression That I Get - The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
  5. Sliver - Nirvana
  6. Take Me To Your, Leader - The Pudz
  7. State of Love and Trust - Pearl Jam
  8. Somebody Else's Baby - Murder City Devils
  9. One Way Or Another - Blondie
  10. Prison Bound - Social Distortion

Just added tracks from the Adicts, Screaming Females, Black Wine and more!

Comment here if there is a song you would like to hear.

If you are in the Seattle area, please join us for trivia at the West Seattle Brewing Company Sunday nights at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, August 8

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

We have added a new feature to the KJRW web page:  Polls!  The first question is about New Wave Summer songs.  Be sure to vote for your favorite!

There have been over 2 hundred streams launched and visits to the station page on Live365.com in the first week of the month.  Our rock rank is holding steady.

The current Top Ten tracks are:
1.   I Don't Like Mondays - The Boomtown Rats
2.   Sliver - Nirvana
3.   Who Was In My Room Last Night? - Butthole Surfers
4.   Pablo Picasso - The Modern Lovers
5.   One Way Or Another - Blondie
6.   State of Love and Trust - Pearl Jam
7.   The Impression That I Get - The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
8.   Take Me To Your, Leader - The Pudz
9.   Somebody Else's Baby - Murder City Devils
10.  Free Love - Cage the Elephant

More New Wave Summer songs from The Psychedelic Furs, The Church, Talk Talk and more just added!

Follow us on twitter @kjrwwestseattle for daily updates!

Thursday, July 31

WHAT'S GOING ON (At the End of July)

Our rank on Live365.com has gone up a little.  KJRW got a few more clicks on the heart to make us a favorite station.  A larger percentage of people who visit the station page are pressing the play button and giving us a listen. More streams were launched in July than in June.  These are the songs folks are enjoying the most:

  1. State of Love and Trust - Pearl Jam
  2. Pablo Picasso - The Modern Lovers
  3. Somebody Else's Baby - Murder City Devils
  4. Dresden Dolls - The Fall
  5. Kool Thing - Sonic Youth
  6. One Way Or Another - Blondie
  7. Fall Out - The Police
  8. New Sensation - INXS
  9. Raw Power - The Stooges
  10. California Sun - The Ramones

Listening is tops in the United States, Canada, Switzerland, Mexico, Colombia, Italy, France, Finland, the United Kingdom and Germany.

New Wave Summer is in full swell.  INXS and the the Fall even made it into the top ten tracks this week.  More songs on the way from the Smiths, Split Enz, Missing Persons and more.

Saturday, July 26

TRIVIAL PURSUIT

KJRW sponsors TRIVIA again this Sunday night at 7:30 at the West Seattle Brewing Company.  Bring a friend or 5 to 4415 Fauntleroy Way SW, just off the West Seattle Bridge for a beer and 4 rounds of crazy questions.  Jokester Jim is your host for the evening.

West Seattle Herald