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Host Profile: DJ Spindash

What's the name of your show?  Spotlight

What's your show about and when does it air?   Great Scott's and my show consists of songs pertaining to weekly themes/moods from which we draw inspiration for our playlists, as well as requests. Most of our music is rock, pop and country, from the '60s till today.

Is there a story behind your on-air name?  I love Sonic the Hedgehog, and I gotta go fast.

How long has your show been on the air?  I have done the show with Great Scott for one term before (summer 2016), and this is the first term (summer 2017) that we are calling it Spotlight (it was previously known as Pop the Bubble)

What do you like to do in your spare time?   I have a lot of hobbies, but my biggest passion is cars. I love hooning around and wrenching on cars. My close second would be gaming.

Tell us about a funny incident that happened during your show.   It happens almost weekly, but we occasionally come on to talk, and neither one of us knows which is gonna speak first. Just adding to the cringe-fest on which our show thrives.

Have you gotten any funny calls during your show?   Not yet. Here's to the future!

If you knew you were going to be stranded on a desert island, what are 10 of the songs you'd want with you?

  1. "Hot" by Smash Mouth
  2. "American Pie" by Don McLean
  3. "Sweet Caroline" by Neil Diamond
  4. "500 Miles" by The Proclaimers
  5. "I'll Be There for You" (Friends Theme) by The Rembrandts
  6. "I Will Survive" by Gloria Gaynor
  7. "Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey
  8. "Livin' on a Prayer" by Bon Jovi
  9. "Oh, What a Night (December 1963)" by The Four Seasons
  10. "September" by Earth, Wind & Fire

Mostly songs I can't live without, and then "I Will Survive," because reasons.

What is one of your most memorable concert experiences?   I have only been to one concert in my life, I am sad to say, and it was recent. It was a Canadian Journey tribute band called Absolute Journey... and it was awesome.

Tell us something about yourself that people might find surprising.  Pinkie Pie is best pony.

In the movie "WKUF: The Untold Story", who would you cast as yourself?  George Clooney or Tom Cruise

 

Host Profile: Phillipe Stone

What's the name of your show?  The Classic Jazz Zone

What's your show about and when does it air?  My show features classic jazz artists such as John Coltrane , Miles Davis, Art Blakey and many more. It airs Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9 until noon. The Classic Jazz Zone is currently on hiatus.

Is there a story behind your on-air name?   Well actually it was Phillipe Stone the Boogie Bone during a time when I was a DJ in Flint in the late 70's.

How long has your show been on the air? Since April 25th, 2017

What do you like to do in your spare time?  Watch all the Michigan sports teams. I live and die by our beloved Tigers, Pistons, Spartans, Lions and Wolverines so I've died a 1000 deaths.

Tell us about a funny incident that happened during your show.  For my first show I was so excited, I got to the station an hour before my start time. I got all my music ready and everything is ready to roll. So at 9 am the show starts, but I forgot to turn on the mic.

Have you gotten any funny calls during your show?  Yeah, my sister's friend wanted to hear some Gospel Jazz.

If you knew you were going to be stranded on a desert island, what are 10 of the songs you'd want with you?

1.      Miles Davis "So What" 

2.     John Coltrane "My Favorite Things" 

3.     Grant Green "Western Union Man" 

4.     Grover Washington Jr " Knucklehead "

5.     Dr Lonnie Smith " Laying in the Cut"

6.     Donald Byrd "Eldorado" 

7.      Cannonball Adderley "Work Song" 

8.     Bobbi Humphrey "Chicago Damn" 

9.     Hank Crawford "Midnight over Memphis"

10.  Isaac Hayes "Joy"

What is one of your most memorable concert experiences?  Sneaking in to see Grant Green at the 50 grand in Flint when I was 17.

In the movie "WKUF: The Untold Story", who would you cast as yourself? Dave Chappelle

Host Profile: Great Scott

 

What's the name of your show? The Spotlight (this show was formerly known as "Pop the Bubble").

What's your show about and when does it air? Usually we (me and my co-host Spindash) will pick a theme for the week's show and play songs, skits, or little tidbits that are connected. Our show is on Mondays from 3:30 pm-5:00 pm.  You can also reach us via our Facebook page

Is there a story behind your on-air name?  My middle name is Scott and I just happen to be Great.

How long has your show been on the air? Since the summer of 2016

Tell us about a funny incident  that happened during your show. That first show struggle of figuring out how to fill an hour slot.

What do you like to do in your spare time? Camping, watching movies, relaxing and napping

Have you gotten any funny calls during your show? People apparently don't like to call in during our show

If you knew you were going to be stranded on a desert island, what are 10 of the songs you'd want with you?

  1. If This Is It - Huey Lewis and the News
  2. Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver
  3. 25 or 6 to 4 - Chicago
  4. Cake By the Ocean -DNCE
  5. Brandy (You're a Fine Girl) -Looking Glass
  6. Die a Happy Man -Thomas Rhett
  7. Come and Get Your Love - Redbone
  8. Hooked on a Feeling- Blue Swede
  9. Fly Me to the Moon- Frank Sinatra
  10. Star Wars Theme

 

Tell us something about yourself that people might find surprising. "This kid talks" I tend to be a quiet person...except when I get to know a person, then I don't shut up.

In the movie "WKUF: The Untold Story", who would you cast as yourself? Nick Offerman

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