105.7 Albany NY

Dave & Mahoney Enter Syndication With Albany NY Addition

Townsquare Media Alternative “Alt 105.7” WQSH Malta/Albany NY has become the first syndication affiliate for the Dave & Mahoney Morning Show. Dave Farra and Jason Mahoney are on their second tour of duty based at Entercom Alternative “X107.5” KXTE Las Vegas. The hosted mornings there from 2009-2015 before a 16 month run at “Mix 96.5” KHMX Houston. The duo returned to KXTE in January 2017. Townsquare flipped WQSH to Alternative in March one week after Pamal launched “Alt 104.9” WINU in the market. WINU added Premiere Networks’ “The Woody Show” for mornings today. https://www.facebook.com/DaveAndMahoney/photos/a.626823954007516/1968163289873569/?type=3&permPage=1

Two Alts In Albany As Townsquare Launches Alt 105.7 To Join Pamal’s Alt 104.9

Townsquare Media doubled down on Alternative launches in Albany NY as Classic Hits “Rewind 105.7” WQSH Malta flipped to “Alt 105.7” at midnight following a weekend stunt as “Shamrock 105.7“. Promoting 5,000 songs-in-a-row commercial free, the launch of “Alt 105.7” makes WQSH the second station in the Albany market to flip to Alternative with the “Alt” branding after Pamal Broadcasting flipped Sports “Win 104.9” WINU Altamont to “Alt 104.9” on Friday afternoon. WQSH launched with 311’s “All Mixed Up”, Alice Merton’s “No Roots”, and Gotye “Somebody I Used To Know”. Original Report 3/16: Pamal Broadcasting flipped Sports “Win 104.9” WINU Altamont/Alba...[Read More]

Rewind 105.7 Launches In Albany

WQSH made the flip to 80s/90s Hits “Rewind 105.7” at 7am this morning. Positioned as “Hits From The 80s, 90s & More”, the station is promoting itself as “Feel Good songs from Prince, Depeche Mode, Talking Heads, Michael Jackson, Alanis Morissette, The Cure, Madonna, Def Leppard and more”. The first hour of Rewind consisted of: Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch – Good Vibrations INXS – New Sensation Jody Watley – Looking For A New Love Expose’ – Point Of No Return Georgia Satellites – Keep Your Hands To Yourself Clash – Rock The Casbah Janet Jackson – What Have You Done For Me Lately Power Station – Some Like It Hot Digital Underground – Humpty Dance Peter Gabriel – Shock The Monkey Up...[Read More]

105.7 Crush-FM Albany Adds Pop

Update 9/7: And “PopCrush 105.7” it is as WQSH segues from 90s Hits to Adult CHR. As Crush-FM signed off with Boyz II Men’s “End of The Road”, the station launched the new format with Katy Perry’s “Wide Awake”, Goo Goo Dolls “Slide”, and Maroon 5 “Moves Like Jagger”. Update 9/6: Add PopCrush1057.com as a domain for possible use in Albany. Rebranding to tie in with Townsquare’s PopCrush.com? Original Report 8/29: After signing on this past March, the programming of Townsquare Media Urban “Hot 99.1” W256BU Albany NY looks to be on the way towards getting an upgrade to a full powered signal in the market. Townsquare registered Hot1057Albany.com and Crush991Albany.com on Monday. That would lead to a frequ...[Read More]