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Rob Instigator 09.22.2017 11:35 AM

Oldies Radio show
Hello everyone. Tomorrow and every Saturday from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM (CST) I will be hosting a 3 hour radio show on 96 Oldies out of Sugar Land TX. All the best music from the 50's. 60's, 70's, 80's, and more for your Saturday morning enjoyment.
If you live in the West Houston area, Sugar Land, Katy, Richmond, Rosenberg, Stafford, and Mo City areas, you can tune in at 96.1 FM.

You can also listen online at

Or, you can listen through the "Tune In" app, available for both Android and IOS phones. Just search for 96 Oldies Sugar Land.

I am supremely pumped, and I promise to never ever play any Eagles.

Bytor Peltor 09.23.2017 04:48 PM

Sorry I didn't see this post until now. Congrats on landing such a gig!

Does your show have a name?

Will you be podcasting / mixcloud-ing the show for those of us who are usually sleeping during this time?

play some PEREZ PRADO!!!

Rob Instigator 10.03.2017 02:12 PM

So my second SONIC LIFE Oldies show went well! I have always dreamed of being a radio DJ!

Rob Instigator 10.03.2017 02:13 PM

Sonic Life w/ DJ RXTT

tesla69 10.03.2017 04:31 PM

I loved doing the oldies show on WRUV in the 90's- they defined it as anything more than 25 years, so I generally went for the heavy psych.

Is this a paid gig, Rob?

Rob Instigator 10.03.2017 04:38 PM

It is a former AM community station that got licensed to broadcast on FM. I am prepping packets and looking for sponsors for station, local businesses and such. I would make $$ from commission of sales, but right now doing it for fun and beacause I have always dreamed of beinga radio DJ. I play tunes from 1951-1992.

greenlight 10.04.2017 03:14 PM

this is great Rob. radio is a magik. cool!

Rob Instigator 10.06.2017 02:22 PM

Tune in tomorrow for SONIC LIFE with me, DJ RXTT, from 10 AM to 1 PM, as I play bad-ass oldies. If in west houston, Katy, Sugar Land, or the Ft. Bend county area, listen on 96.1 FM.

Listen online anywhere in the world, or outer space, at or through the TuneIn app, look for 96 Oldies Sugar Land TX.

Bytor Peltor 10.07.2017 10:02 AM

I'm tuned in to SONIC LIFE, listening via the TuneIn app.
"I'm Going Insane" is the first track I'm hearing.

greenlight 10.07.2017 07:36 PM

no arhchives, no?

Rob Instigator 10.09.2017 09:23 AM

It is not currently being archived. Will be getting that done ASAP.

Bytor Peltor 10.10.2017 02:00 AM


Originally Posted by Rob Instigator
It is not currently being archived. Will be getting that done ASAP.

This is welcomed news!

Exactly what is, "Positive Radio Frequency?"
The station only plays music with a positive message?

Is the playlist 100% yours? Are you playing songs stored in a system / computer or are you inserting CD's and pressing play? Could you play, "Ladies Nite In Buffalo" if you wanted?

I enjoyed the show!

Rob Instigator 10.10.2017 08:43 AM

the station was RADIO Positiva (spanish music) and the guy has not yet re-branded.

The playlist is 100% me. I pick the 3 hours, and play what I want, as long as it is older than 25 years, suitable for weekend morning radio in a suburban area, but the format he has chosen is purely chronological. a fifties song, then a sixties, then a seventies, etc. I go up and down, from 50's to 1992 then back down and then back up.

that way I can play litle richard , creedence, the chi lites, talking heads, depeche mode, and back down the decades to the 50's. a big mix em up. I like to track the playlist so that similar vibe songs play after each other and it is not too least I hope.

I can bring files with me, or use his files, or actually search online and play the HQ track off youtube. no turntables though.

I have some experience in radio but it was college and it was turntables and we had an engineers. this is all me, manning the board and the mic and the tracks.... fun as fuck.

Rob Instigator 10.10.2017 08:44 AM

other than me, and a DJ that comes in to do evenings during week, they do not have a full staff, so the songs come off of a database he has and a program that keeps playing tunes and ads....most stations do this until they finalize a lineup

Rob Instigator 10.10.2017 08:57 AM

since the station has no sponsorships yet i dont have to read ad copy or play ads, so I manage to get in about 50-52 songs in 3 hours.

TheMadcapLaughs 10.10.2017 08:58 AM

Haven't been on in awhile but congrats Rob, that sound rad!

Rob Instigator 10.10.2017 09:00 AM


Originally Posted by Bytor Peltor
"Ladies Nite In Buffalo" if you wanted?


the Roth track??? Eat em & smile?????

Bytor Peltor 10.10.2017 12:42 PM


Originally Posted by Rob Instigator
I like to track the playlist so that similar vibe songs play after each other and it is not too least I hope so.

I noticed and you did a great job at this. I didn't write anything down (I sometimes geek like that), but I recall you playing: Pet Shop Boys - It's A Sin and Kansas - Dust In The Wind back-2-back. Each song has orchestral moments and they really complimented each other! Same for when you played, Glen Campbell......really enjoyed that mellow set!

I was most surprised (in a good way) to hear: Neil Young, The Stooges and The Church.


Originally Posted by Rob Instigator
the Roth track??? Eat em & smile?????

YES - it's more of an album track......could it be considered Saturday morning worthy?

Do you take request?

I won the Renaissance Family 4 pack : )

Rob Instigator 10.10.2017 01:42 PM

I will start taking requests in hours 1 and 2 and see if I can fit them in on hour 3.

Rob Instigator 10.10.2017 01:46 PM

Setlist for 10-7-2017
1 Help Me Girl - Eric Burdon & The New Animals

2 Wild One - Jerry Lee Lewis

3 Tush - ZZ Top

4 Promises, Promises - Naked Eyes

5 One - U2

6 Close To Me - The Cure

7 I'm Eighteen - Alice Cooper

8 I've Been Loving You Too Long - Otis Redding

9 Charlie Brown - The Coasters

10 No Particular Place To Go - Chuck Berry

11 Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits

12 More Than This - Roxy Music

13 Harvest Moon - Neil Young

14 Say It Isn't So - Hall & Oates

15 Disco Lady - Johnnie Taylor

16 Gentle On My Mind - Glen Campbell

17 Angel Eyes - Frank Sinatra

18 In The Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett

19 Dust In The Wind - Kansas

20 It's a Sin - Pet Shop Boys

21 Kiss Them For Me - Siouxsie & The Banshees

22 Under The Milky Way - The Church

23 Gimme Danger - The Stooges

24 This Magic Moment - The Drifters

25 Only You - The Platters

26 I Wanna Be Around - Tony Bennett

27 Can't Stand Losing You - The Police

28 A View To A Kill - Duran Duran

29 Stop! - Jane's Addiction

30 Sowing The Seeds of Love - Tears for Fears

31 Cruel to Be Kind - Nick Lowe

32 Jimmy Mack - Martha Reeves and the Vandellas

33 Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran

34 Riders on the Storm - The Doors

35 El Dia De Mi Suerte - Hector Lavoe

36 Ceremony - New Order

37 Policy of Truth - Depeche Mode

38 Dance Hall Days - Wang Chung

39 Long Cool Woman - The Hollies

40 Reach Out I'll Be There - The Four Tops

41 Oh Boy! - Buddy Holly & The Crickets

42 A Hazy Shade of Winter - Simon & Garfunkel

43 Jungle Boogie - Kool & The Gang

44 Little Fury Things - Dinosaur Jr.

45 High - The Cure

46 Runnin' Down a Dream - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

47 You Make Me Feel Brand New - The Stylistics

48 I Fought The Law Bobby Fuller

49 Long Tall Sally - Little Richard

50 One Step Beyond - Madness

51 Gimme Little Sign - Brenton Wood

52 This Must Be The Place - Talking Heads (love this track)

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