New format for WBOS

Larry Weil
Sat Feb 2 13:05:22 EST 2008

At 2:35 AM -0500 2/2/08, David Tomm wrote:

>As of 6pm last night, WBOS is now calling itself "Radio 92.9" and 
>has flipped to a gold intensive alternative format.  The playlist is 
>heavy with 90's grunge like Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Alice In Chains, Red 
>Hot Chili Peppers, Live, Weezer, Green Day, Stone Temple Pilots, Foo 
>Fighters, etc.  They're playing a couple of currents an hour but 
>that's about it.  Most of the songs on their playlist are also on 
>WBCN and WFNX.  Even WAAF is playing a lot of those artists as well. 
>According to an article on,  GM is calling it an 
>updated AAA format, but it's really just another 90's based rock 
>station.  Like we really need another one of those.....

So it seems the only AAA left in the Boston market is WRVX.  Though, 
looking at some of the stuff that's come out about WUMB recently, 
both last week's globe article and their recent member newsletter, it 
seems they may be moving somewhat in that direction also.
Larry Weil
Lake Wobegone, NH

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