Listen to WMBR
Text us at 617-253-8810
Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram
Mon 5:05 PM : now playing:  Not Brahms and Liszt
partly cloudy, 59°F
88.1 fm
staff only
WMBR Spring 2023 Program Schedule:    Return to Main Schedule
See what's on:   Sunday   Monday   Tuesday   Wednesday   Thursday   Friday   Saturday   Weekdays  
Saturday Programs:
6-8am 88 Rewound
Hosted by: Alex or Keith
Each week 88 Rewound recreates a radio station survey or countdown from somewhere in the US or beyond, playing the hits (and misses) as they appeared back in the 50's, 60's, 70's or 80's
Listen to past shows: Sat May 27 6:00 am Playlist
Sat May 20 6:00 am Playlist
8-10am FM Road
Hosted by: Paige the Mage
Long haul truckers, back road drivers and yes, you back seat drivers - unite for 2 hours every Saturday morning for the latest and greatest in roots-oriented Americana music.
Listen to past shows: Sat May 27 8:00 am  
Sat May 20 8:00 am  
10am-Noon Backwoods
Hosted by: John Funke
The best in vintage rock ’n’ roll, country and western, and rhythm ’n’ blues. More songs about Cadillacs and chickens.

Twitter Feed: @johnthefunke
Listen to past shows: Sat May 27 10:00 am Playlist
Sat May 20 10:00 am Playlist
Noon-1pm Bass Case
Hosted by: Julia Fiksinski
Proving you can like music from any n genres (where n is a natural number).

Listen to past shows: Sat May 27 12:00 pm  
Sat May 20 12:00 pm  
1-2pm The Paradox Box
Hosted by: Allison & The Smooth Sailing Crew
Glamorous Indie Rock & Roll is what you need.
Listen to past shows: Sat May 27 1:00 pm  
Sat May 20 1:00 pm Playlist
2-4pm King Ghidorah
Hosted by: Jeff, Keith, MaGoGo, Mully, and Will
The mighty King Ghidorah fills your ears with quarantunes sourced from across the negaverse. A Creature Double Feature in triplicate, our rotating cast of DJs spin tracks of varying gravitational intensity but they are always magnetic.
Listen to past shows: Sat May 27 2:00 pm Playlist
Sat May 20 2:00 pm Playlist
4-6pm Aural Fixation
Hosted by: Sue
From the paisley underground, dark attics, and the edge of space - you'll hear fuzzed out guitars, heavy psych, drone, garage, & poppy punk from 50+ years ago to the latest releases.

Listen to past shows: Sat May 27 4:00 pm Playlist
Sat May 20 4:00 pm Playlist
6-8pm James Dean Death Car Experience
Hosted by: Lisa Death Car
You get a new kitten. Your household is now a)more exciting, b)less organized, c)containing fewer intact items, d)complete chaos with the pop sounds of the Death Car blaring in the background?

Listen to past shows: Sat May 27 6:00 pm Playlist
Sat May 20 6:00 pm Playlist
8-9pm Backpacks and Magazines
Hosted by: Heather D.
Post punk, industrial, synthpop, darkwave, coldwave, hard techno, and more. Dance with me to the sound of sirens.

Listen to past shows: Sat May 27 8:00 pm  
Sat May 20 8:00 pm  
9-10pm Calling the Cranes
Hosted by: Lex I
A crane calling in the shade.

Listen to past shows: Sat May 27 9:00 pm Playlist
Sat May 20 9:00 pm Playlist
Alternates Weekly
The Intergalactic Witching Hour with Crood >Boi> and Lorinda
Hosted by: David and Daniel
Unaware of reality’s paper-thin walls? Become acquainted with a transcendental and planetary group. View the transmittal of information from place to place. Music that skirts the edges of, but does not tear, those paper-thin walls. 
Upcoming shows: Jun 3, Jun 17
none available
Alternates Weekly
I Ruin Snack Time
Hosted by: Luna Cleves
I Ruin Snack Time brings you politics, historical, and current events from a leftist perspective alongside music with relevant political messaging.
Upcoming shows: Jun 10, Jun 24
none available
Alternates Weekly
To be announced
Upcoming shows: Jun 10, Jun 24
none available
11pm-Midnight Music for Eels
Hosted by: James & Maggie
A weekly selection of eels’ favorites spanning indie rock, avant-garde, neo-psychedelia, chamber pop, and post-punk. Guaranteed to please your eel friends!

Listen to past shows: Sat May 27 11:00 pm Playlist
Sat May 20 11:00 pm Playlist
Midnight-2am The Lethal List
Hosted by: Arlesa
Putting you on to some of the best genre-bending/defining Afro, R&B, and electronic grooves, sprinkled with hints of jazz, future funk and soul.
Listen to past shows: Sun May 28 12:00 am  
Sun May 21 12:00 am  
© WMBR is a registered servicemark of the Technology Broadcasting Corporation. Massachvsetts Institvte of Technology Contact WMBR