Update 11/10: Seattle’s Active Rock “104.9 The Monkey” KFNK made the flip to 90’s Hits “Gen X Radio 104.9” at 12:00pm.
The Monkey signed off with The Beastie Boys “Brass Monkey”, R.E.M’s “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It” and Semisonic’s “Closing Time” leading into the flip.
The first hour of “Gen X 104.9” consisted of:
2 Unlimited – Get Ready For This
Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit
Sir Mix-A-Lot – Baby Got Back
Sublime – What I Got
Poison – Unskinny Bop
Pearl Jam – Jeremy
C&C Music Factory – Gonna Make You Sweat
Kid Rock – Cowboy
Stone Temple Pilots – Plush
No Doubt – Spiderwebs
Guns N’ Roses – Welcome To The Jungle
Counting Crows – Mr. Jones
The B-52s – Roam
Nickelback – Photograph
Bobby Brown – Every Little Step
Original Report 11/1: If any city was suited for the growing “Gen X Radio” format it may as well be Seattle, the city deemed by many as the center of Generation X culture. Clear Channel appears poised to make that a reality based on the domain registrations of GenX1049.com and GenXSeattle.com.
104.9 is currently Active Rock “Funky Monkey 104.9” KFNK Eatonville, WA, rimshotting the Seattle market from the south.