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keep me from thinking too much about how I miss live music in person and seeing people in person . So obviously I am broadcasting audio from virtual shows on Blow- UpRadio . com , but I have watched plenty also . It is weird not seeing an audience , but it is still great to hear live music . The weirdest to me though are the ones doing it from empty music venues , because it just makes it more obvious what we are missing right now . I prefer the ones from people ’ s homes or yards .
Finally , what would you say you ’ re most proud of regarding BlowUpRadio ? And what , if anything , would you like people to know about the site ? I ’ m proud of being able to say that for 20 years BlowUpRadio . com has stuck with our mission statement of being Where NJ Rock Lives . More than 90 % of our programming is NJ indie music , with only a few specialty shows playing music from outside of the Garden State . I ’ m proud of being able to use this station to support some good causes , and I am proud of the friendships I have made . I can ’ t play an instrument or sing , but I ’ ve been taken in and accepted as part of the local music scene , and that is something special . I realize that is several things , and “ most ” should be one , but much like if someone asked who my favorite musician is , I can ’ t pick just one . I want people to know that Blow- UpRadio . com has been here for the local New Jersey music scene for almost 20 years now , and I expect to be here for another 20 . I really don ’ t care if anyone remembers me , but I hope people remember BlowUpRadio . com , and even more importantly , the music we play on BlowUpRadio . com . It is why my motto is always , “ Support Good Music ”.
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keep me from thinking too much about how I miss live music in person and seeing people in person . So obviously I am broadcasting audio from virtual shows on Blow- UpRadio . com , but I have watched plenty also . It is weird not seeing an audience , but it is still great to hear live music . The weirdest to me though are the ones doing it from empty music venues , because it just makes it more obvious what we are missing right now . I prefer the ones from people ’ s homes or yards .

Finally , what would you say you ’ re most proud of regarding BlowUpRadio ? And what , if anything , would you like people to know about the site ? I ’ m proud of being able to say that for 20 years BlowUpRadio . com has stuck with our mission statement of being Where NJ Rock Lives . More than 90 % of our programming is NJ indie music , with only a few specialty shows playing music from outside of the Garden State . I ’ m proud of being able to use this station to support some good causes , and I am proud of the friendships I have made . I can ’ t play an instrument or sing , but I ’ ve been taken in and accepted as part of the local music scene , and that is something special . I realize that is several things , and “ most ” should be one , but much like if someone asked who my favorite musician is , I can ’ t pick just one . I want people to know that Blow- UpRadio . com has been here for the local New Jersey music scene for almost 20 years now , and I expect to be here for another 20 . I really don ’ t care if anyone remembers me , but I hope people remember BlowUpRadio . com , and even more importantly , the music we play on BlowUpRadio . com . It is why my motto is always , “ Support Good Music ”.

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