WIDR’s ‘Basement Show’ Unearths Local Sounds

Even with SoundCloud, Bandcamp, YouTube and an assortment of other online avenues for bands to get heard, scoring time on local airwaves is still a highly sought after milestone for emerging groups.

Luckily for Kalamazoo musicians, hitting that FM signal is a plausible endeavor.

Since 1952, Western Michigan University’s student-run radio station WIDR has been bringing listeners an alternative to the commercial drivel that typically dominates the airwaves.

And for those tuning in, whether by placing radio antennas on dorm room pipes the way WMU students did in the very beginning, or live streaming from anywhere in the world as it’s done today, the one thing WIDR has consistently delivered is a slew of varied and cutting edge sounds.

Full article at Revue Magazine…