The sainted KPIG reutrns to the cyberwaves:
- Praise the lard: fans of hammy puns and progressive music outside the Santa Cruz metro area can rejoice, as KPIG has returned to the Internet airwaves.
The tiny station–which, through its pioneering use of the Internet, reached an audience far beyond its signal area–ceased streaming its signal on the Web last month, when management said it couldn’t afford new royalty fees that the U.S. Copyright Office ordered Webcasters to pay to record companies and artists.
But the station has joined a new service from online music purveyor RealNetworks and is part of a package that includes two BBC channels, National Public Radio, Seattle classical station KING and 30 to 40 noncommercial, Internet-only channels of various genres…..
KPIG is also available for free via Shoutcast