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Mary Aigner's Departure

Mary Aigner, Program Director for KZYX&Z, recently announced that she has decided it is time, after 22 years, to hand over the reins. She has some interesting opportunities that she wishes to explore, though she will continue to be involved with the radio station, including hosting her "Dead Air" program. As she told the volunteer programmers and her friends:

"It's been a great pleasure and an honor to work here, and I can't think of a more interesting or gratifying place to work. I'm constantly amazed by your talent, passion, and commitment to the cause of creating the best community radio we can, in service of the people of Mendocino County." 

We wish Mary great success in her future endeavors. We will miss her.

For the full press release, please follow this link: Aigner Press Release.

Community Advisory Board Meeting

The Community Advisory Board (CAB) has scheduled its annual public meeting for Friday, December 4, 2015 at 6PM. It will be held at Anderson Valley High School in Boonville in the Career Center Room.The public is invited to attend this meeting and there will be time for public comment. You can find out more about the CAB here: link.

Grammified and Rung Out to Dry

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Katharine Cole, DJ for the Sonic Blender, is a pioneer in the Bay Area Americana music scene. She holds a degr...
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on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 in Music - Americana

Katharine here from the Sonic Blender, on the air right now. Enjoying the first hour of Americana featuring some of the Grammy winners 'blended' into our favorites here at KZYX, including Colin Linden, Jack White, Wanda Jackson and Mumford & Sons for sure.

The Grammy Show is always an annual irritation and attraction for me. Being a member of The Recording Academy, I vote every year for those artists I think deserve recognition and am often amazed at both the bands that never make it and some of the ones that do. This year was no different. The web lit up for me about 4pm from musicians peeved, especially those in LA, who bemoaned the delay of the television coverage an entire three hours later than the actual show. I had already found out who won, who lost and what dress who wore, well before the CBS show began. Still had to watch, though.

My two or three cents, for what it's worth, is Taylor Swift still can't sing (what is that about?), Jack White is an absolute genius, LL Cool J is a good lookin' man, Alabama Shakes should have had a live spot, but lot's of folks were turned on to Mumford & Sons, which has got to be a good thing, right?

So now we're back to the business of music. Spring is coming a new releases are filling up Mary's in box here, both good, bad and indifferent. I'll try to spin what we think rises to the top of the heap and keep you updated on upcoming live shows as usual.

Grammy-winners or no....


:-) Katharine

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Katharine Cole, DJ for the Sonic Blender, is a pioneer in the Bay Area Americana music scene. She holds a degree in Music from UCLA, is a member of BMI, Nashville Association of Songwriters, and NARAS/Grammy. She has been a career musician and music critic, for over 25 years.

KZYX Is Seeking a New Executive Director/General Manager

KZYX&Z Community Public Radio in Philo, CA, is seeking a creative professional with non-profit experience to become Executive Director & General Manager of Mendocino County Public Broadcasting.

Link to Job Posting

Link to Position Description

Get The KZYX App For Your iPhone

Go to the Apple App Store on your iPhone or iPad and search for KZYX.  The app is free of charge.  It's a great way to get the live stream, the KZYX Jukebox, this website and to make a donation.  Follow this link for a preview and easy access to the download.  Or if you want to type it out here is the URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kzyx/id998145015?mt=8

KZYX Phone Numbers

Business office 707-895-2324

Philo studio 707-895-2448

Willits studio 707-456-9991

Mendocino studio 707-937-5103

KZYX Underwriting

KZYX doesn’t play commercials but we do have underwriting, which is very different from advertising. It is a great way to support KZYX and in exchange we will let our listeners know what goods and services your organization offers.

For questions about underwriting on KZYX, call (707) 895-2324 or email uw [at] kzyx [dot] org