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Tuesday, December 01, 2009

88.7 KUHF's Eric Ladau plays classical overnights for Houston

When I read this article in the Chronicle about 88.7 KUHF's Carl Eric Ladau, I couldn't believe an actual DJ was on duty overnight in Houston anymore:

Most nights of the past 22 years, classical music fans have called Eric Ladau, who — as KUHF-FM (88.7)'s all-night host — plays classics by request from midnight to 5 a.m. It's rare these days for any station to have a live host overnight, since most of them use pre-recorded spoken bits spaced around pre-programmed music. The by-request format, especially for classical music, is rarer still. KUHF is Houston's only classical radio station, and Ladau's shift is its sole time devoted to requests. READ MORE

I also checked the masthead of the Web site to see if I was on the Houston Press' Web site. This is one long article for the Chron!

(Special thanks to the Chronicle's Kyrie O'Connor for pointing out I originally gave Mr. Ladau the wrong first name! As an editor she must be very disappointed in my sloppiness. And an apology to Mr. Ladau as well.) COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here