LA Radio Sucks
We were going in to work this morning, endangering ourselves and others by trying to find something good to listen on the radio rather than watching the road (hey, at least we weren't on the phone), when it hit us as it has hit us so many times before: LA radio sucks.
Not all LA radio sucks, of course. We were very pleasantly surprised to hear, "You mean Bang The Drum Slowly? Bull Durham?" during the course of some Indie 103.1 deejay banter about baseball movies this morning. KXLU has a pretty eclectic mix... when we're in range of their signal. The Pomona College radio station is good when we have to go visit relatives in the Inland Empire. But is that all there is? We're fine with having to go to Jersey City or Los Altos Hills or god knows where for our radio online, but what about when we're in the car? We're in LA. LA means we're in the car. A lot.
We've got a few suggestions to improve the local airwaves: