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Monday Programs:
7-8am Ceangal Ceilteach
Hosted by: Kit Kelt
Come explore the diaspora in Celtic music with Ceangal Ceilteach -- a Celtic Connection. Hear hip-hop, rap, jazz, and more in Celtic languages.
Listen to past shows: Mon Nov 29 7:00 am Playlist
Mon Nov 22 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: Mon Nov 29 8:00 am Playlist
Mon Nov 22 8:00 am Playlist
10am-Noon Late Risers' Club
Hosted by: Joanie, Mark, Mook, Ron, L-Train, and a rotating cast of Tuesday punxxx
It's like sewing your ear to a vacuum cleaner.

Twitter Feed: @laterisersclub
Listen to past shows: Mon Nov 29 10:00 am Playlist
Mon Nov 22 10:00 am Playlist
Noon-2pm Lost and Found
Hosted by: Mark Francis, Lawrence Azrin, 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: Mon Nov 29 12:00 pm Playlist
Mon Nov 22 12:00 pm Playlist
2-4pm Research & Development
Hosted by: Charlie Kohlhase
Forward-looking jazz from different decades. Occasional Birthday features. Classic Tenor Corner. Jazz Calendar Highlights.

Listen to past shows: Mon Nov 29 2:00 pm Playlist
Mon Nov 22 2:00 pm Playlist
4-5:30pm Not Brahms and Liszt
Hosted by: Alley Stoughton
Classical music of the 20th and 21st centuries, from Reich to Nyman to Wolfe to Higdon and onward.

Twitter Feed: @fullyabstract
Listen to past shows: Mon Nov 29 4:00 pm Playlist
Mon Nov 22 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: Mon Nov 29 5:30 pm  
Mon Nov 22 5:30 pm  
6-7pm Uncommon Grounds
Hosted by: Jacob Miske
How is postmodern and counterculture music blending from yesteryear into today's underground hits? Uncommon grounds talks about the popular music from the last 50 years and compare it against the indie and mostly unpopular songs from the last ten years.
Listen to past shows: Mon Nov 29 6:00 pm  
Mon Nov 22 6:00 pm  
7-8pm Background Music
Hosted by: DJ Lipika
Electronic listening music: downbeat electronic, jazz, funk, hip hop, and dub. An hour of interesting but subtle music.
Listen to past shows: Mon Nov 29 7:00 pm  
Mon Nov 22 7:00 pm  
8-10pm Bats in the Belfry
Hosted by: Mistress Laura
Enter the sanctuary...you'll hear gothic and ethereal music from all over the world, USA, and Boston. Dark, moody, atmospheric...starting with ancient music and chant to the newest gothic rock, deathrock, darkwave,coldwave,neo-classical,and dark ambient.
Listen to past shows: Mon Nov 29 8:00 pm Playlist
Mon Nov 22 8:00 pm Playlist
10-11pm The SurreaList
Hosted by: Gillian Roeder
To the ear, the track may sound like a stream-of-consciousness jumble of genres, but songs are all united by a common bond. Listeners are encouraged to try to guess the overarching theme, which will be revealed at the end of the hour.
Listen to past shows: Mon Nov 29 10:00 pm Playlist
Mon Nov 22 10:00 pm Playlist
11pm-1am Conquest of Genres
Hosted by: Andrei Marginean
Ever wondered how rap came to be? How rock progressed into punk or how New Wave and krautrock gave birth to techno and electronic? Join me for a deep-dive into the most expansive musical genres and discover their roots, branches and shapes across history!
Listen to past shows: Mon Nov 29 11:00 pm  
Mon Nov 22 11:00 pm  
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