I'm really bummed about this. Music is my passion and I really rely on it to get it through my work day. I listen to a lot of genres but my favorite stuff is definitely alt and indie rock, new and old.
I browse a radio forum from time to time so when I got the feeling something was up about a month ago I saw that the writing was on the wall for RXP. Even though I knew all week this would be the end, it didn't hit me until today at work. While they played too much classic rock for my liking (Q1043 and DHA cover that quite well) I really enjoyed their mix of 90's and new music. I also loved when they would get artist like Richard Ashcroft, Scott Lucas from Local H, etc. for studio sessions.
DHA will probably be my main station despite the fact I don't really listen to a lot of classic rock (nor do I care for their DJ personalities, they seem really outdated) since they do play some bands I like. SOU is always good for hearing bands that are underground (though you have to love different genres of metal). I remember being bummed about KROK leaving a few years ago and using RXP as my new crutch. Sucks that rock is close to dead in New York radio. At least they had the decency to tell listeners unlike when GRock switched in the middle of the day with no warning.
I wish there was a viable alt/indie rock station out there to turn to....or even a dubstep station, that would be sick!
Edited by thefiestygoat, 14 July 2011 - 06:58 PM.
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