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Tuned In

Juan Castillo

Halfway through “What’s Happening Brother” off his 1971 album What’s Going On?, Marvin Gaye takes a break from his mellow crooning to ask in surprisingly conversational tones, “What’s happening, my man?” …

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Smooth Operator

Ed Tankus

Ed Tankus is known as a “smoothie”—not for his engaging interpersonal style, but rather his musical tastes. His passion for smooth jazz is the foundation of Blue Plate Radio, the Hamden…

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The Penn is Mightier Than the Gore

DJZom-B & The Ungrateful Dead by Vinnie Penn

“Speaking of radio, are these guys on the air? Is anyone on the air?”

“Not in Connecticut. ‘Cuz, um, they’re all dead. Seventy-five percent of Connecticut is syndicated, Ivan. You know that.”

— excerpt from DJZom-B & The Ungrateful Dead
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