Thursday, October 1

WHAT'S GOING ON (At the Beginning of October)

September was a great month for KJRW.  The station reached its highest rank ever on
There were over 2 thousand visits to the station page last month.

People spent the most time listening to KJRW since last spring.  Where were they listening?  In the U.S., Canada, Switzerland, Spain, Argentina, Belarus, Sweden, New Zealand, Mexico and Italy.  Washington, Texas, Ohio, Michigan, New York, California, Tennessee, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Kentucky were the places inside the U.S. with the most listeners.

And we got to hang out with the Dollyrots at the Crocodile Café in the middle of September.

They are currently working on their first live CD/DVD.  You can get the scoop on that and even suggest a title they may use here:

ALL Request FALL continues on KJRW.  Send us some spooky Halloween song suggestions at  The most requested tunes on KJRW right now are:
  1. Dangerous - Big Data
  2. Paul Revere - Beastie Boys
  3. Quitter - Rhones
  4. Indecent - Spunk Lads
  5. I Was Wrong - Social Distortion
  6. Empty Head - Screaming Females
  7. Change the World - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
  8. Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
  9. Incinerate - Sonic Youth
  10. Look Back and Laugh - Minor Threat

Saturday, September 19

WHAT'S GOING ON (In the middle of September)

ALL Request Fall is underway at KJRW.  You may email your song requests to  The most requested songs playing on KJRW now are:

  1. Incinerate - Sonic Youth
  2. Look Back and Laugh - Minor Threat
  3. Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
  4. I Was Wrong - Social Distortion
  5. Change the World - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
  6. Human Fly - Cramps
  7. Know Your Rights - Clash
  8. Tighten Up - Black Keys
  9. The Passenger - Iggy Pop
  10. Crimson Wave - Tacocat

Our rank among the thousands of stations on Live365 is climbing higher and higher.  We've been made a favorite station several more times.  KJRW has picked up a few more followers on twitter and facebook.

We designed a Special Edition T-shirt with tfund.  It is not available in the KJRW Corner Store.  It is only available here.  10 shirts need to be pre-ordered in the next 10 days, or the shirt will not get printed!  It's only $20 and part of that will go to keep our little radio-station-that-could chugging away. Please order a shirt today!

Last Monday is a little over a week away.  KJRW hosts the music round at the Shadowland Pub Quiz on the 28th at 8 p.m. in West Seattle.  This month's category is Alternative Rock Resumes.  Musicians who have been members of more than one successful band are highlighted.  Come Out and Play!

Wednesday, September 2

WHAT'S GOING ON (at the beginning of September)

Monday night's Shadowland Pub Quiz was rockin' and raucous. Rico walked away with the fan-made KJRW T-shirt for correctly guessing the lyrics: "You said irony was the shackles of youth" belonged to a song by R.E.M. (What's the Frequency, Kenneth?). We thank Scott M.X. for letting us invade his quiz show the last Monday of every month.  Scott hosts the Shadowland Pub Quiz in West Seattle Monday nights at 8.

The station's rank climbed a few notches in August. We hit the milestone of 70 thousand visits to the KJRW station page at  There were almost 2 thousand visits in August alone. VIPs spent more time with us in August than in the previous 3 months.  KJRW was made a favorite station the most times since January.  The Facebook page got a bunch more likes.  And we gathered another batch of followers on Twitter.

People were listening the most in the U.S., Canada, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, Belarus, Mexico, Italy, Japan and Belgium.

Inside the U.S., people spent the greatest amount of time with KJRW in:
  • Seattle, WA
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Detroit, MI
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Atlanta, GA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Albany, NY
  • Boston, MA
The songs getting the thumbs up currently are:
  1. Know Your Rights - Clash
  2. Friction - Television
  3. Don't Go - Yaz(oo)
  4. Corduroy - Pearl Jam
  5. Kiss Them for Me - Siouxsie and the Banshees
  6. Tighten Up - Black Keys
  7. Maxwell Murder - Rancid
  8. Ven Cerca - Girl in a Coma
  9. Strangelove - Depeche Mode
  10. Seven Nation Army - White Stripes

It's the last week of New Wave Summer.  Grab your T-shirt before it leaves the KJRW Corner Store.

ALL REQUEST FALL begins after Labor Day. You may make requests by clicking the talk bubble on the station page, or by emailing   You can even request your own band's music to be played if you include an mp3.

Sunday, August 16

WHAT'S GOING ON (in the middle of August)

Halfway through August, the station page at has been visited 800 times. Your favorite songs playing on KJRW currently are:

  1. Give It Away - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  2. Maxwell Murder - Rancid
  3. Know Your Rights - Clash
  4. Pronoia - Strange Wilds
  5. Got the Time - Anthrax
  6. Radio - New Hell Republic
  7. Strangelove - Depeche Mode
  8. Mountain Man - Crash Kings
  9. New Wind - 7 Seconds
  10. Let's Dance - David Bowie

There are only a few weeks left of New Wave Summer.  Get your T-shirt before it leaves the store!

And we are 2 weeks away from LAST MONDAY.  KJRW hosts the music round of the Shadowland Pub Quiz the last Monday of the month.  Shadowland is located at the corner of California and Oregon in West Seattle.  If you are in the area, come out and play!

Sunday, August 9


A week (or so) into August, these are your favorite songs playing on KJRW:

  1. Maxwell Murder - Rancid
  2. Shout - Tears For Fears
  3. Know Your Rights - Clash
  4. New Wind - 7 Seconds
  5. God Save the Queen - Sex Pistols
  6. Rockaway Beach - Ramones
  7. Pronoia - Strange Wilds
  8. Got the Time - Anthrax
  9. Ring of Fire - Social Distortion
  10. Strangelove - Depeche Mode

We just uploaded about 40 more tunes.  If you like a song, click the thumb or arrow up while it's playing on KJRW, and you may see it in the next posted list.

West Seattle Herald