From Billboard magazine Oct 5, 1996 I still remember the day in 1978 when I received Outlandos d'Amour, the first album from a new band called The Police. I was in college at the University of South Florida working at WUSF, the 100,000 watt NPR station that sat in the basement of the student services building, where I hosted the only four hours of rock and roll on the station that played classical music all day and jazz at night. I was relegated to Friday and Saturday nights from 11pm-1am. But it was where I learned my [...]
Tomorrow's Halloween, so Nicole Sandler takes a look at some of the scariest people and stories in the news, with some help from Julianna Forlano. For our Flashback Friday segment today, we go back to Halloween 1996 for Nicole's interview with Chris Isaak from LA's House of Blues before his Halloween performance.
Sting with Nicole Sandler at Channel 103.1/Los Angeles - Oct 1999 Each Friday morning, we wrap up our broadcast week with a trip into my musical radio past. Believing that music soothes the savage beast, it was especially useful today as the world has descended into savage madness. More on that in a bit. Today, our Flashback Friday featured my two interview with the former Police-man, Sting! I first interviewed him at LA's legendary KSCA fm 101.9 in 1996, in conjunction with the release of his Mercury Falling album. As he noted, our "Music Hall" was named [...]