Category Archives: Seattle

KVRQ June 13, 2016

Today, we return to the inferior cassette tape I featured some weeks back on a KPWK aircheck. This week, it’s the other side of that tape, which contains an aircheck of KVRQ, Rock 98.9. At the time of this recording, … Continue reading

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KVRQ June 1, 2016

As we round out 2016 and ring in 2017, we listen to the other change that happened in this market this year. That change was the low-rated and constantly tweeking KLCK flipping from Modern AC to rock in March. This … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press, KMPS from yesterday

I had to record KMPS for work yesterday anyway, and I said here last week that I would consider posting an updated aircheck of the station here this week. Well, here’s that update. Next week, it’s back to the regularly … Continue reading

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KMPS November 11, 2015

Today’s aircheck was recorded as part of an agreement Bob and I made when he got back from New Orleans. So, on Veterans Day I recorded this aircheck. This was back when they were still trying to play off of … Continue reading

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Turns Out That Cassette Wasn’t Mine

My dad was cleaning out the room where my desktop sits several months ago, which we call the “junk room,” when he found this cassette. I had left mine in there from a couple years ago when I digitized all … Continue reading

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KPWK March 11, 2016

Where’s KPWK located? This is the former KUBE 93.3, relaunched as part of the major format shuffle iHeart pulled off in January. KUBE is still around, now on the rimshot 104.9 signal targeting Tacoma. Meanwhile, here’s the new CHR that … Continue reading

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KQMV November 8, 2015

It’s another murged aircheck this week, as I present to you KQMV from November 8, 2015. Regardless of the day of the week, this station doesn’t really sound that different, and I think you’ll hear that in this aircheck, recorded … Continue reading

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KRWM November 9, 2015

So, how do these murged airchecks work? What happens is I record several hours of a station, then divide it up into equal-length segments, usually around 5 minutes. If there are two files that meet the criteria I set for … Continue reading

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KBKS May 29, 2016

I didn’t think the last aircheck was really long enough to get an impression of KBKS, so recorded this one the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend. This isn’t actually the entire aircheck I recorded, just the first 53 minutes. I … Continue reading

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KBKS April 6, 2016

Last week, I teased that I wouldn’t be slamming KBKS so hard, and that’s because of the station’s shift to Hot AC in January as part of a four-station shuffle of iHeart’s Seattle cluster. The CHR format of 106.1 would … Continue reading

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