Taking a random sample of Georgia State's WRAS
on a summer day, the tones can shift from the Southern rock of the Drive-By Truckers to the space rock of Radiohead to the cool sounds of jazz-inflected electronica. With so many eclectic choices on the playlist, 88.5 is your local beacon for all things non-Clear Channel. The amount of diverse material stands in sharp contrast to the repetitive, tightly defined playlists of commercial radio. With shows dedicated to house, jungle, goth, hardcore, soul, jazz, anime pop and instrumental hip-hop, there's a place for everyone and plenty of stuff to learn about.
WRAS-FM 88.5. 404-651-4488. www.wras.org