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Friday Programs:
4-7am 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 Sep 30 4:00 am Playlist
Fri Sep 23 4:00 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 Sep 30 7:00 am Playlist
Fri Sep 23 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 Sep 30 8:00 am Playlist
Fri Sep 23 8:00 am Playlist
10am-Noon Late Risers' Club
Hosted by: Joanie, Mook, Mark, Ron, L-Train, and the Tuesday Alums
It's like sewing your ear to a vacuum cleaner.

Twitter Feed: @laterisersclub
Listen to past shows: Fri Sep 30 10:00 am Playlist
Fri Sep 23 10:00 am Playlist
Noon-2pm Lost and Found
Hosted by: Lawrence Azrin, Mark Francis, Bob Dubrow, Brother Wayne, Christopher Vyce, Alex McNeil
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 Sep 30 12:00 pm Playlist
Fri Sep 23 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 Sep 30 2:00 pm Playlist
Fri Sep 23 2:00 pm Playlist
4-5:30pm Gorilla Got Me
Hosted by: Sister Sara J.
Blasting crazed sounds created by 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 Sep 30 4:00 pm Playlist
Fri Sep 23 4:00 pm Playlist
5:30-6pm WMBR Nightly News
Hosted by: WMBR News Department
News and analysis from independent journalists around the country, as well as local news and events in Cambridge and Greater Boston, featuring voices not often heard in the mainstream media.

Listen to past shows: Fri Sep 30 5:30 pm  
Fri Sep 23 5:30 pm  
6-7pm Mindblown
Hosted by: Linda Pinkow
An audio collage of experimental and psychedelic sounds, art, poetry and related noises, from a variety of genres and eras, for your listening pleasure.
Listen to past shows: Fri Sep 30 6:00 pm Playlist
Fri Sep 23 6:00 pm Playlist
9-10pm Empathy Street
Hosted by: Val Shum
FEELINGS ARE HARD, yet we have to express them. What kind of music do you find resonating with yourself? I can show you what works for me, and hopefully you can learn more about yourself too.
Listen to past shows: Fri Sep 30 9:00 pm  
Fri Sep 23 9:00 pm  
10-11pm
Alternates Weekly
Six Degrees
Hosted by: Joy
Six Degrees (based on the idea of “six degrees of separation”) explores the connections between seemingly dissimilar artists. Tune in to hear answers to ~tough~ questions like: is J. Biebz linked to Duke Ellington? We definitely want to know that.
Upcoming shows: Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 4
10-11pm
Alternates Weekly
Out of Your Orbit
Hosted by: Claire McLellan-Cassivi
A grab-bag of music that may or may not be out of your orbit. This show spans genres, decades, countries, and languages depending on whatever has caught my ear that week.
Upcoming shows: Oct 14, Oct 28
none available
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