Location: The Robert A. Scott Student Center, second floor, Room SC-216
WRPR-FM (90.3), the official, non-commercial radio station licensed to Ramapo College, is operated by the student Ramapo Broadcasting Club under professional supervision and serves as an academic broadcast-training facility in conjunction with communications course work. Students originate a range of program offering broadcasts to the campus and to the surrounding towns. Membership is open to all students in good academic standing. Those participating in station operation not only gain experience in the technical and production aspects of the medium, but also become familiar with broadcast standards and media ethics.
Name: Brian Corry Jr.
Radio veteran since: January 2012
Show name: Banjo Brian’s Radio Experience
Eclectic Mix of Live Recordings, Studio Recordings, and Live Performances by: Jason Hosier, Pat Corry, Rae Lland, Max Liebman, and Banjo Brian himself.
Worst radio screw-up:
I let a certain line from Andre 3000’s album: The Love Below slip out onto the air and forgot to hit the flush button. Haha, it was pretty bad.
Forms of fusion that incorporate Rock ‘n’ Roll, Jazz, Funk, Reggae, Psychedelia, Hip-Hop, Metal, Dixieland, Bluegrass, Folk, and the Blues. I also enjoy many genre-specific groups.
Some favorite musical artists of mine include:
The Grateful Dead (specifically Bob Weir), The Squirrel Nut Zippers, Frank Zappa, The Rolling Stones, Keller Williams, Les Claypool, Crosby, Stills, Nash, Niel Young, Bob Marley, Jeff Beck, Galactic, Garage a Trois, moe, Pink Floyd, Madeski, Martin, and Wood, John Scofield, The Talking Heads, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tribe, Modest Mouse, Snoop, B.I.G., Phish, and War to name a few.
Favorite activities outside of WRPR:
Playing the Banjo and Singing with The Rustic Connection. Hiking. Attending concerts. Drawing. Playing Chess. Fooling around with other instruments including: Drum kit, Djembe, Harmonicas, Electrified Acoustic Banjo, and Mbira.
Banjo Brian would like to add:
In conclusion, if you choose to listen to Banjo Brian on Friday’s, Saturday’s, or Sunday’s simply search him on Facebook, Like his radio show, and check the updates to see when he is on. Otherwise, just tune into WRPR every day until you hear his most excellent broadcasts.