The Final Bow: My Last WUOG Shift

The old place in Memorial...So this is it. The last time I'm ever going to click on the mic, read some nearly impossible to pronounce PSA from our crack PR team, and watch that "On Air" light slowly fade to black. Ok, maybe I'll be back for alumni events and whatnot but tonight, I'm saying … Continue reading The Final Bow: My Last WUOG Shift

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R.E.M. 30: The Airwaves

(Mike Mills at WUOG circa December 2008)I've been a deejay for quite a while now. While I'm no professional, there's a familiar pattern to playing a song, announcing dialogue, and then taking a call from a listener that you develop over time. It becomes routine. You often don't realize that anyone is even listening in. … Continue reading R.E.M. 30: The Airwaves

WUOG TURNS WR.E.M.

(Graphic by Ziona Kocher)WUOG 90.5 fm, the student run station at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA will celebrate R.E.M.'s 30th anniversary by breaking our long-standing station philosophy and playing R.E.M. songs for 5 STRAIGHT HOURS on Monday, April 5th, 2010, from noon until 5 p.m. EST.Typically, bands that have achieved mass popularity like … Continue reading WUOG TURNS WR.E.M.

Michael & Vanessa at WUOG TONIGHT!!

Photo By Terry Allen, stolen from Facebook Two of the most awesome people in the world are guest djaying on Sound of the City tonight! Pylon's Michael Lachowski and Vanessa Briscoe Hay are coming up to WUOG and will be spinning whatever the hell they want for an hour and a half or so. I'M … Continue reading Michael & Vanessa at WUOG TONIGHT!!

Tuesday Morning News Gathering

God. What a sucky week. On that note, there's a lot of random bits and pieces of news from around town that I figured I'd put out there.WUOG: My beloved grey jacket and blue shirt are already last year's duds (!), so if you want some sweet new college radio swag, you can now order … Continue reading Tuesday Morning News Gathering

Chris McKay & The Critical Darlings at WUOG

In a weak moment, I invited that no good slacker Chris McKay and his buddies to come dj with me at WUOG one Tuesday night. Mistake. I'm just kidding, we actually had a lot of fun while causing all sorts of mayhem.Chris, Josh, and Frank came into the station quietly, passing by our two singer/songwriters … Continue reading Chris McKay & The Critical Darlings at WUOG