Help support ROC's new radio station, get this cool gear!


Where else today, would you be able to buy a 7" record (of 2 exclusive songs) produced by a "supergroup" of extremely talented Rochester musicians - all the while helping our city build from the ground up Rochester's newest, culturally and musically diverse radio station in an attempt to represent the underrepresented here in our community? No where, but WAYO!

The following information was written by Mike Yates, WAYO co-Founder and creator.

WAYO, Rochester's new non-commercial, community-driven radio station, has launched a campaign to raise funds to purchase equipment as well as cover the fixed costs of the first year of operations at Great donor perks are available at all levels of donation including a sticker, pin, t-shirt, mix CDs by Rochester notables, and original art by over thirty talented artists.

One of the most exciting perks is a 7” record being pressed exclusively for the campaign!  The record features two songs performed by three incredibly talented musicians-- Jeff Haschmann (formerly of Sports []), Ben Morey [] (Dumb Angel [], Howlo []), and Katie Preston []--whose respective bands shared bills but who have rarely performed together. (Photos of Jeff, Ben, and Katie, respectively, courtesy of Mike Yates.)

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On the a-side of the 7” is a cover of the astonishingly WAYO-appropriate song by the Flintstones faux-Beatles, The Wayouts!

On the b-side, a cover of a pre-Three Dog Night Danny Hutton’s mid-60s hit “Roses and Rainbows”; a song that was first heard on the Flintstones!

Clips of the 7” can be heard here: and

Donate today  at to help build something truly special in the Rochester arts community and get Ben, Jeff, and Katie’s record plus all the other awesome perks!


Mike Yates is co-founder of WAYO 104.3 FM. WAYO is a non-commercial radio station broadcasting to the City of Rochester and environs that provides expansive musical and cultural expression.  Programming will explore the unique possibilities of radio by emphasizing creative freedom, human personality, and diversity of voices.


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