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Buddha's picture
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Radio Station Discs!


I just got my "KFOG Live From The Archives Volume 12" in the mail and it made me wonder what I might be missing.

KFOG is a San Francisco area radio station that releases an annual compilation disc of cuts by various artists who performed in the studio in the preceding year.

The Fi is quite Hi.

I also search out the WRXT (Chicago?), WXPN (Philadelphia), KGSR (Austin), and a Denver area station who's name escapes me right now - Live on the Mountain?

In general these discs have great sound and provide cool alternate cuts of songs.

I'd recommend them almost in toto!

So, anyone know of any other stations out there that are releasing these yearly discs?

ohfourohnine's picture
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Re: Radio Station Discs!

They may, as you say, offer great sound, but since you mention WXRT in Chicago, I wonder about the content. XRT is the Chicago outlet for so-called "light rock" - niether fish nor fowl. They avoid admitting that it is basically elevator music. I know nothing of the other sources you list, but I doubt that you'll get much music you'll enjoy from that one.

Buddha's picture
Last seen: 10 years 3 months ago
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Re: Radio Station Discs!

Wow, I feel so dirty, "light rock?"

I've been listening to the enemy!

Seriously, though...

From Volume 7: Bold titles = "light rock"? I plead guilty, then.

1 Ryan Adams - New York, New York
2 Wilco - I'm Always In Love
3 Sarah McLachlan - Fallen
4 Nickel Creek - Smoothie Song
5 Cake - Never There
6 Joss Stone - Fell In Love With A Boy
7 Damien Rice - Cannonball
8 John Hiatt with Sonny Landreth - Memphis In The Meantime
9 Sheryl Crow - Anything But Down
10 Semisonic - Closing Time
11 Los Lobos - Good Morning Aztlan

12 Stereophonics - Maybe Tomorrow
13 Diana Krall - Temptation
14 Counting Crows - Rain King
15 Mindy Smith - Come To Jesus

Stolen quote about Volume 8...
ONXRT: Live from the Archives, Volume 8 includes the following songs:

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