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California Composite | September 1991

Digging deep into the Airchexx archives, we find this two sided cassette donated by longtime contributor Nick Sarames several years ago. While I called this “California Composite”, this does include many other markets, mainly west of the Mississippi. Most of these include […]

Tagged California, Denver, Lansing, Las Vegas, Nick Sarames

Drake Davis Composite

What do we do with an aircheck that doesn’t fit anywhere else? Just post with very little comment. Actually, our newest Contributor, Drake McDonald Davis was kind enough to write the liner notes for this very short but high quality recording of […]

Tagged 101.1 Denver, 106.5 Sacramento, 1470 Sacramento, Drake Davis, KOSI

Dave Otto, KALC “Alice 105-9” Denver, Night Show | June 30, 2006

A radio station with a name – ALICE. Well, surely its a long way from Alice’s Restaurant but Arlo Guthrie would probably like this if he were listening today. Imagine, a live night show on a younger-skewing Adult Contemporary station. Thats what […]

Tagged 2006, Dave Otto, Denver

Big Dog Big Ron O’Brien, KZDG Denver | Mothers Day, 1993

A great jock can do any format, as proven here by Big Ron O’Brien.. heard here doing COUNTRY, of all things! But this is Big Ron and the approach is the same no matter what kind of music he plays. That personality […]

Tagged 1993, Ron O'Brien

The Morning Zoo, 104.3 KQKS Denver | September, 1989

A very tight and well executed format is our critique of the former CHR station known as “KS-104”. They don’t give their names, but the two jocks heard here are hosting the “Morning Zoo”. This is the end of the 1980s, a […]

Tagged 1989, Denver, Morning Zoo

Dave Otto, 107.5 KRXY (Lakewood) Denver | 1987

Our first new aircheck for the Fall of 2015 features veteran jock Dave Otto, holding down the morning gig at the former Y108 Denver. KRXY-FM’s Morning show is fast paced, but a bit less structured as many of today’s Morning shows go. […]

Tagged 1987, Dave Otto, Denver

Uncle Mike & Fisher, 1090 KLDR Aurora (Denver) | April 2, 1979

KLDR, Denver – “Someplace Special”. We’ve stumbled upon a short-lived AM music station which did evolve into Top 40 into the early 80s from this – whatever format this is. It sounds Middle Of the Road or Adult Contemporary, but really, A […]

Tagged 1979, Denver, Uncle Mike & Fisher

Willie and JoJo, 105.9 KALC Denver | February 10, 1997

Here’s a really FUN Afternoon Drive show! Not knowing much about these two jocks, I’ll let the audience comment below and fill in the blanks. Its the 5:00 hour and the topic of the afternoon is, “How did you meet your in-laws?” […]

Tagged 1997, Denver, Willie and Jojo

Loren Owens on KIMN “Denver 95” | April 2, 1979

Here’s the longtime host of the current “Loren and Wally” morning show in Boston, at his prior gig in Denver. Owens has this really dry sense of humor that is evident in parts of this aircheck showcasing his morning show on KIMN. […]

Tagged 1979, Denver, Loren Owens