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WMBR Fall/Winter 2020 Program Schedule:    Return to Main Schedule
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Friday Programs:
4-5am TBA
To be announced
Listen to past shows: Thu Jan 21 4:00 am  
Tue Jan 19 4:00 am  
5-7am Second Fiddle
Hosted by: Rick Biskit Roth
One hundred years of country music in every form, from bluegrass to Bakersfield and more. If some hillbilly picked up a stringed instrument and it was recorded, I might play it.

Listen to past shows: Fri Jan 22 5:00 am Playlist
Fri Jan 15 5:00 am Playlist
7-8am The Scene
Hosted by: Nick Saloman & Paul Simmons
Psychedelia, soul, surf, blues, rock, beat, mod, prog, easy, rock & roll and a whole lot more fed through the distinctly British mincer that is The Bevis Frond's Nick Saloman and The Alchemysts' Paul Simmons Scene Radio show.

Listen to past shows: Fri Jan 22 7:00 am Playlist
Fri Jan 15 7:00 am Playlist
8-10am Breakfast of Champions
Hosted by: Tim, Ted, Becca, Roksi, Erik, and Jon
Start your morning off right with a bowl full of sugary sweet pop goodness, sprinkle on some tasty punk influences, and help yourself to the buffet of sumptuous soundscapes, melancholy melodies, quirky cadences and raucous rock.

Twitter Feed: @bocwmbr
Listen to past shows: Fri Jan 22 8:00 am Playlist
Fri Jan 15 8:00 am Playlist
10am-Noon Late Risers' Club
Hosted by: Joanie, Mark, Mook, Ron, L-Train, Ben, and many others
It's like sewing your ear to a vacuum cleaner.

Twitter Feed: @laterisersclub
Listen to past shows: Fri Jan 22 10:00 am Playlist
Fri Jan 15 10:00 am Playlist
Noon-2pm Lost and Found
Hosted by: Mark Francis, Bob Dubrow, Brother Wayne, Christopher Vyce, Alex McNeil, Lawrence Azrin
Rock, pop, and soul from the ’60s and early ’70s, but not the same old songs you hear every day on commercial radio.

Listen to past shows: Fri Jan 22 12:00 pm Playlist
Fri Jan 15 12:00 pm Playlist
2-4pm Coffeetime
Hosted by: Angelynn Grant
Hard bop, bebop, west coast and cool, early and vocal jazz. Plus, every so often, jazz from the movies or TV. And, at the end of the show, a little bit of gospel, a little bit of soul. Baby.

Twitter Feed: @angelynng
Listen to past shows: Fri Jan 22 2:00 pm Playlist
Fri Jan 15 2:00 pm Playlist
4-5:30pm Gorilla Got Me
Hosted by: Sister Sara J.
Blasting the finest slop from the rejects, rebels, and assorted losers of rock & roll! The Gorilla is back from the jungle and ready to stomp you like a piece of Samsonite luggage!
Listen to past shows: Fri Jan 22 4:00 pm Playlist
Fri Jan 15 4:00 pm Playlist
5:30-6pm WMBR Nightly News
Hosted by: WMBR News Department
News and analysis from independent journalists around the country. On Fridays, local news and events in Cambridge and Greater Boston, focusing on power and justice, and listening to voices not often heard in the mainstream media.

Listen to past shows: Fri Jan 22 5:30 pm  
Fri Jan 15 5:30 pm  
6-7pm Mindblown
Hosted by: Linda Pinkow
An audio collage of psychedelic, neo-psychedelic, quasi-psychedelic, and pseudo-psychedelic music (with a dash of poetry and related noises) of many eras and genres. Open that mind, peer in and look out.
Listen to past shows: Fri Jan 22 6:00 pm Playlist
Fri Jan 15 6:00 pm Playlist
7-8pm
Alternates Weekly
String Theory
Hosted by: Shruti
tune in for road trips at sunset vibes! mostly acoustic music & bedroom pop with some indie and alternative thrown in.
Upcoming shows: Jan 29, Feb 12
Listen to past shows: Fri Jan 22 7:00 pm Playlist
7-8pm
Alternates Weekly
TBA
To be announced
Upcoming shows: Feb 5, Feb 19
Listen to past shows: Thu Jan 21 4:00 am  
Tue Jan 19 4:00 am  
8-9pm
Alternates Weekly
Anything with a Beat
Hosted by: Julia Arnold
Just boopin' around, searching for the best jams with a beat. Mostly alternative, but what is alternative, really?

Upcoming shows: Jan 29, Feb 12
Listen to past shows: Fri Jan 15 8:00 pm Playlist
8-9pm
Alternates Weekly
5-Fifths a Radio Show: Hip-Hop and more Black Noise
Hosted by: Austin Ashe
Show is dedicated to Hip-Hop, R&B, and featuring other versions of "Black Noise" (speeches, interviews, and discussions centered on Black Culture).

Upcoming shows: Feb 5, Feb 19
Twitter Feed: @5FifthsRadio
none available
9-10pm Explore
Hosted by: Sreya Vangara
It would take a lifetime and more to inspect just a speck of our galaxy, or the tumultuous cacophony of events that somehow synchronizes to support life on Earth. We may be small, but as humans, we are innately curious. Today, we will Explore.
Listen to past shows: Fri Jan 22 9:00 pm  
Fri Jan 15 9:00 pm  
10-11pm The Auracle
Hosted by: the auracle
the auracle seeks to provide comfort and empathy by playing indie pop/folk/chill music that you can cry and dance and sing to. the auracle herself derives advice and wisdom from music, poetry, and literature and is more than happy to share her harvest.
Listen to past shows: Fri Jan 22 10:00 pm  
Fri Jan 15 10:00 pm  
11pm-Midnight Evolutions
Hosted by: The Infamous Will
No knowledge of biology necessary as we probe the origin (and progression) of artists and genres.
Listen to past shows: Fri Jan 22 11:00 pm Playlist
Fri Jan 15 11:00 pm  
Midnight-4am TBA
To be announced
Listen to past shows: Thu Jan 21 4:00 am  
Tue Jan 19 4:00 am  
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