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Notice of Meeting

Towson University Public Media will hold its first meeting of the Board of Directors on Monday, March 31, 2014 at 7pm.  The meeting will take place in the WTMD Conference Room at 1 Olympic Place, Towson, MD 21204.  This is the Board’s Organizational Meeting. The agenda, subject to change, will include but is not limited…

WTMD Live Lunch Concert Broadcast with Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound On Jan. 24th

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Come by the new WTMD studios at 12:00 Noon on Friday, January 24 and be a part of this live broadcast at our new performance studio. Best of all–It’s Free! Just show up between 11:30 and Noon. Late comers admitted as time allows. The show starts at Noon and lasts an hour. Paul Cebar cut his…

Start Everyday with a Song

Everyday WTMD starts your day with a song. Music is an important part of your life. You find inspiration, comfort and even celebration every time you tune into WTMD. Music is an essential part of your life.  You are essential to WTMD. Just as WTMD is here to support you, we depend on you to…

The Top 89 Songs of 2013! Here’s the List

Please consider making your end contribution to keep the music happening in 2014.  Plus, for every five donations before we reach number one, Whole Foods Market of Mt. Vernon will donate a turkey to the Samaritan Community to help make Christmas Dinner happy for deserving families.   Thanks.   Pledge Here. #1 J. Roddy Walston…

Steve’s Top Ten of 2013-Another Year of Great WTMD Music!

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1.  Villagers – Nothing Arrived 2.  Diego Garcia — Sunnier Days 3.  Arcade Fire — Reflector 4. Daft Punk — Get Lucky 5. Bruce Springsteen — High Hopes 6.  Kopecky Family Band — Heartbeat 7.  Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings — Stranger To My Happiness 8.  The Herd of Main Street — Treat Me So…

The WTMD Garage Sale This Saturday! Come Buy A Piece of WTMD History!

Here's the couch that hundreds of bands have sat on during the last 10 years. Adele, Graffiti Six, the Kopecky Family Band, Michael Franti and so many more. Sure, it's been through a flood and needs some TLC but it's still oh so comfy! Come buy and get this piece of history Saturday Morning!

WTMD is all moved into our new broadcast facility and we have some left over furniture from the old place that we just can’t fit into our new digs. Plus, we discovered some boxes full of signed posters, framed cds and other memorabilia sitting on the bottom of a couple of storage closets. So like…

Steve’s Curried Roasted Squash and Carrot Soup Recipe

Steve Makes his famous Curried Squash and Carrot Soup at Whole Foods Mt Washington.

Thanks to everyone who came out to Whole Foods Mt. Washington to support WTMD for 5% day yesterday.   We’ll let you know how much we raised in a few days–they have to finish adding it up!! And a big thanks to the musicians who kept us entertained all day! Here’s the recipe for my Curried…

WTMD’s Transmitter Move Happens Monday

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WTMD will be relocating our transmitter to the top of Towson City Center starting at about 7pm Monday through sometime Wednesday night.  During this time we will be broadcasting on very low power so our reach and quality of signal will be inconsistent. But just wait till you wake up Thursday morning to our new…

Take A Walking Tour of the New WTMD

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Our General Manager takes you on a walking tour of WTMD”s new broadcast facility.  It’s not quite finished yet.  The studios are still being built and the furniture hasn’t arrived yet, but the WTMD staff have taken up residence.  We’re working the bugs out of the system and we’re feeling pretty exciting having gone from…

Watch The Concert for the Chesapeake Bay

You missed WTMD’s and MPT’s Concert for the Chesapeake Bay?  Don’t worry!  Here it is!   And be sure to volunteer to Help Save The Bay! Watch Concert for the Chesapeake Bay 2013 on PBS. See more from WMPB. Tweet

WTMD’s Ad Campaign Wins Awards for Planit and Dean Alexander

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Gang, just a short note to let you know that our Vi-Ear-Gra advertising campaign won five Addy Awards over the weekend.  Planit won four for the campaign and Dean Alexander won one for the photography. Here’s Planit’s press release about all 31 awards they won this year. Planit and Dean are great WTMD supporters and…

WTMD and MPT: Concert for the Chesapeake Bay 2013

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Sunday, April 28, 2013 6-8PM LIVE on MPT and 89.7 WTMD Hear great bands and volunteer to help the Chesapeake Bay! Join WTMD and Maryland Public Television for the Concert for the Chesapeake Bay.  The Show is cohosted by WTMD’s General Manager Stephen Yasko and MPT’s Yolanda Vazquez. Featuring The Bellvederes, Kelly Bell Band, Bobby…

Music Madness: Day Four–Semi Finals and Finals Today!

Below are the links to open Music Madness Fund Drive Polls.  Remember, you’re in a song to song competition. Think about how songs compare along with each artist’s music and lyrics.  This is more about the music than the artists, so please don’t just vote for your all time favorite artists.  Progress Report:  The official…

WTMD Presents Beach House

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Tickets are still available as of 9:20 am Sunday Morning for Maryland’s latest breakthrough group comes to the Lyric Friday, April 26th.  The Lyric will make a visual complex and exciting venue to showcase Beach House’s equally complex music.   Get your ticket fast.  A sell out is expected.   Tweet

The Top 89 Songs of 2012

Make Your Membership Contribution Here!   1.   Ho Hey by The Lumineers 2.  I Will Wait by Mumford and Sons 3.   Little Talks by Of Monster and Men 4.   Tell Me a Tale by Michael Kiwanuka 5.    Hold On by Alabama Shakes 6.   Would That Not Be Nice by Divne Fits 7.   Into the Wild…

Steve Yasko’s Top Songs of 2012

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Night People by The Soul Rebels We Take Care of Our Own by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Rocky Ground by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band I Will Wait by Mumford and Sons Caught Me Thinking by The Bahamas Chained by The XX Miracles by Justin Jones Miss Atomic Bomb by…