APPLY TO THE FALL 2015 COVER BAND SHOWCASE

We will be having our next installment of our COVER BAND SHOWCASE on Saturday, November 21st.  if you would like to participate, please fill out the application. Applications are due Saturday, November 7th and could be found by clicking on this link.

“It will be held at the Sco  @ 10 PM 11/21*

*We cannot guarantee spots to all who express interest, so please be thoughtful in your selections*
Keep your eyes peeled for pt. ii (the unplugged version) of the showcase that will take place at the Cat in the Cream in December.

If you have any questions  email us at wobc@oberlin.edu rollingstones1969

Tune in: Surcando El Terreno to interview ethnomusicologist John McDowell on October 28

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On Wednesday, the 28th of October from 1-2pm, we will have the honor of interviewing John McDowell, the chair of the folklore department at the University of Indiana Bloomington and expert ethnomusicologist. We will discuss contemporary and classic corridos from Mexico. Professor McDowell, with his extensive knowledge of the corrido, will certainly have interesting insights to provide.

Below are a few examples of corridos that we play on our show, “Surcando El Terreno: En la Sierra y la Cuidad.”

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Interim schedule has been posted

Over the school break we will have INTERIM PROGRAMMING, where all DJs and subs are welcome to sign up for slots on a first-come, first-served basis. A physical sign up sheet is up outside the station.
Regular programming will END at 4pm on Friday, October 16th.
Wilder will be closed Saturday, October 17th and Sunday, October 18th (NO SHOWS THIS WEEKEND)
Monday, October 19th- Friday, October 23rd will be have opens slots from 8am-4pm.
Wilder will be closed Saturday, October 24th, and will reopen Sunday, October 25th at 6pm, when we will resume regular programming.
So, enjoy these next days of regular programming, and then get ready for a great week of interim programming during fall break. If you’re gonna be around, sign up for a slot! And if not, be sure to check in periodically at www.wobc.org to see the cool stuff people are playing on the radio.
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Tune in to Turn Up! The Radio ! ! !

Turn Up! The Radio features the incredibly talented voices of Oberlin high schoolers and middle schoolers as they share their music, their opinions, and their experiences.

Tune in every // Wednesday from 5-6pm \\  for the most fun hour of radio that WOBC has to offer!  

We have some awesome updates to share!  We are super excited to announce a partnership with the Oberlin Boys and Girls Club, who broadcast every other Wednesday.  Big thanks to Ms. Ty, all the Boy and Girls Club staff, and, especially, all the kids!  Their first broadcast from last Wednesday is up on the Turn Up! Soundcloud.  That’s right, we have a Soundcloud!  So, if you ever miss a show, don’t sweat it, they’ll all be up right after broadcasts.  Here’s the link:

Also, check out this article at the Oberlin News Center that goes a little deeper into how this program started and how it works. Click here.

Finally, tune in this Sunday (October 11th) at noon to hear The Boys and Girls Club and Apollo Outreach Initiative Radio Extravaganza! It’ll be an hour of interviews, singing, rapping, and music made during the AOI residency at the Boys and Girls Club from the last few weeks. It promises to be awesome.

Remember, tune in Wednesdays 5-6pm! 

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(so much fun happening)

 

 

FALL 2015 SCHEDULE IS UP — ALL-STATION MEETING THURS 9/10 9PM

The program schedule is now up outside of the station, please come by and initial your show’s notecard!

All DJs are required to attend the All Station Meeting, which will be held this Thursday, September 10th, at 9pm in Dye Lecture Hall in the Science Center. We will go over all there is to know about broadcasting on WOBC, as well as some new information about DJ requirements and station happenings. All DJs must also sign up for trainings at this meeting. If absolutely cannot make the meeting shoot an email to Willa Rubin at ops@wobc.org

Even if you do not have a show this semester stop by the all-station meeting to learn about ways to remain involved with the station, sign up for workgroups, and put your name on the substitute DJ list.

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