Kevin Slaten, the fiery sports radio host, and Bob Romanik, the "Grim Reaper of Radio" have joined forces in a deal that promises to put Slaten back on the air for a whopping $275,000 salary.
Daily RFT is particularly tickled with this partnership as both Slaten and Romanik have been the subject of ... More >>
Residing in Vancouver, the Pack a.d. draw a stark contrast from their Canadian musical brethren. Where most exports from our northern neighbor are of the carefully manicured pop variety (cf. New Pornographers, Destroyer and Broken Social Scene) the Pack a.d. delivers brash, visceral, blues-inflected ... More >>
The number of chain record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops as well as for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' recor ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsOn Sunday night, Congress passed what's known as the Local Community Radio Act. In a nutshell, it validates the existence of low-power FM radio stations -- both by recognizing their importance within communities and by removing certain frequency restrictions that made it diff ... More >>
whty.orgGlenn Miller a.k.a. Frazier Glenn MillerRemember Missouri's U.S. Senate candidate Glenn Miller? A former KKK leader, Miller made a big splash this spring when he began airing his anti-Semitic campaign ads on radio stations across western Missouri. Dozens of headlines followed, as did gues ... More >>
Mike Flynn the web guru and developer behind the Bonneville owned and operated ToastedRav.com has left the company. The move comes a few months after the website laid off most of its staff.If you haven't heard of ToastedRav.com then you probably don't listen to much commercial radio. Bonneville Inte ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/dyobmitMedia conglomerate Bonneville International Corporation took a bite out of its St. Louis lifestyle Web site ToastedRav.com this week, laying off four of the site's seven employees. Those let go were Margo Hughes, Audrey Holaday, Mike Merenda and Melody Cissell Meiners. As yo ... More >>