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(for DJ Schmeejay)
On Tuesday, January 18, 2011 the
University of San Francisco
sold the station frequency (90.3FM) of its radio
to a media conglomerate based in Los Angeles.
The sale was done in an underhanded a way, with no
and no opportunity for anyone to make a counter
At 10am, during DJ Schmeejay's show, Radiodrome,
the transmitter was cut
and DJ Schmeejay and others were escorted out of
the station while the locks were changed.
There has been much public outcry over this.
KUSF had some of the most diverse programming in
Since 1987, various musical groups that I have
been a part of,
including Bardo, the
After the End of the World Coretet, and Noertker's
have performed live on the air at KUSF.
Noertker's Moxie has performed on DJ Schmeejay's
show many times.
I wrote this little ditty, Skullduggery,
for DJ Schmeejay in his time of anger and
on Saturday, January 22, 2011.
Last Tuesday, June 25, 2013
DJ Schmeejay retired.
After ten years of Radiodrome
(that's nearly 500 Tuesdays!)
he is hanging up
the headphones . . .
music composed and arranged by Bill Noertker
Zamula - tenor saxophone
Amber Lamprecht - oboe
Levis - drums
live to two-track by Karen
Stray Dog Recording Services
on 23 January 2011
© 2011 William
Jauh Music BMI)