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WRXP’s New York Rock Experience: Finally, A Radio Station Where Bruce Springsteen And The Hold Steady Can Coexist

More on the brand-new NYC rock station WRXP: To answer a commenter's question, it's apparently hoping to differentiate itself from its crosstown rock-radio competitor K-Rock by not having idiots like Opie & Anthony during AM drive time* and claiming that its format merges "New Music, Classic Rock, Alternative & Local Rock into a…
By: Maura / February 5, 2008

Florence + The Machine Bring Dog Days To Freezing New York Fans At Irving Plaza (PHOTOS)

The only thing that could bring New Yorkers out in below freezing weather last night, was a white hot performance by Florence + The Machine. The Best New Artist nominee rocked NYC's Irving Plaza with her The Twilight Saga: Eclipse soundtrack hit "Heavy In Your Arms", "Howl" and closed the show with her…
By: Erika Brooks Adickman / December 15, 2010

Which Singers Should Be Turned Into Claymation Cupids?

Around twenty-five years ago, the New York radio station WPIX tried to win the hearts of listeners by switching to an all-love-song format. It was aggressive about letting people know about this rebranding, blanketing the New York City area's TV channels with ads like the one above. Remember that this was the pre-California Raisins era,…
By: Maura / February 13, 2009

The Duke Spirit Peer Through The Rain

After a lengthy period of thinking "I should really get to that album," this morning I've finally sat down with Neptune by the British band The Duke Spirit, and the only reason I wouldn't say it's been worth the wait is because I'm kicking myself for not getting into it earlier than today.
By: Maura / September 10, 2008

We've covered radio stations flipping away from rock a lot recently, so it would be only right to note that there's a new rock station in New York City as of, uh, 17 minutes or so ago. (!) The frequency, 101.9 WRXP, belonged to smooth-jazz station WQCD until 3:59 p.m. ET today, and the…
By: Maura / February 5, 2008