i find this 'dead' talk amusing.
seriously, if you don't like what you're listening to on the radio, invest in a CD player and don't add to the listenership of the stations.
like 99 percent of you are on Myspace, the freaking social center of the underground-new-interesting world, but you're complaining about not hearing anything new? what the hell.
join ****ing emusic. 10 free albums a month. you'll quickly tire out your bling-hop standbys and lil' wayne single/european imports with that and be forced to explore music purely with your ears for once.