When radio was rock’s gatekeeper, before everything got hyphenated, sliced and diced by genre and sub-genre,
there was always one mainstream station you could rely on to play the music you liked — most of the time. Behind the scenes, program directors tried to find the right balance between new music, recent favorites and classic oldies. That’s what we’re aiming for here: a balance between fresh and familiar, sometimes a little mainstream, sometimes pushing the envelope.
And if you don’t like a particular song, chances are good, really good, that you’ll like the next one.
As they age, extreme metal merchants often inject various non-metallic styles into their songs in order to hasten their musical growth. Sometimes, as with Alcest and Jesu, they develop to the point where their original… more »