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Megan Noonan

Host of Freeform Radio

Born in Brooklyn, raised in Southampton, the household radio was always tuned into Doo-Wop and Motown, playing all day long. Much of Meg’s free time as a kid was spent at the neighborhood record stores. She saved up for LPs and cassettes, buying 45’s and wondering why anyone would use an 8-track for anything other than a coaster. After college, Meg lived in Northampton, Massachusetts where she worked at Dynamite Records and immersed herself in the local music scene. She had a late night radio show.

In 1999, she moved back to NYC and worked as a DJ for a traveling rock and roll party circuit dubbed the Brooklyn Invasion, hosted by the late Giorgio Gomelsky, the early manager of the Rolling Stones and Yardbirds.

Meg recently hooked up with WPPB to rekindle her romance with radio. Every Sunday evening from 6 until 8 pm, she hosts Freeform Radio, named in reference to the pre-corporate on-air format she grew up with, where deejays and variety reigned supreme. The show is a lively mix of rock in all its glorious sub-genres — Classic Rock and Roll, American & British Blues, Glam & Garage, Punk, New Wave, Indie, Roots, Folk, and Country—plus a heavy dose of R&B, Soul, and Funk. It’s freeform!

Meg brings her artistry and uncovers similarities between musicians and genres that are unique.

Tune in to FREEFORM RADIO this SUNDAY 6-8pm to celebrate the birthdays of Joni Mitchell and Gram Parsons, plus other assorted music for the discerning ear. All on listener-supported 88.3 WPPB in Southampton NY, online at 883wppb.org or on the TuneIn app.   

Tune in to FREEFORM RADIO this SUNDAY 6-8 PM for "Clampdown" and other catchy songs against fascism from Radiohead, Spoon, Billy Bragg, Elvis Costello and more! All on listener-supported 88.3 WPPB in Southampton NY, online at 883wppb.org or on the TuneIn app.