Sound Salvation


Writing in The Nation, Brooke Shelby Biggs describes some of the "independent and small-network stations" that are "regularly whipping the Clear Channel rivals in their markets." I've got a few quibbles with the piece, but it's a nice introduction to some innovative radio outfits—and it wraps up with a telling quote. "When the mainstream grows, the underground grows with it," one broadcaster says. "People are getting tired of mainstream radio, and they find us."