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WMBR Fall/Winter 2023 Program Schedule:    Return to Main Schedule
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Saturday Programs:
6-8am 88 Rewound
Hosted by: Alex or Keith
Each week 88 Rewound recreates a radio station survey 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 Feb 24 6:00 am Playlist
Sat Feb 17 6:00 am Playlist
8-10am
Alternates Weekly
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.
Upcoming shows: Mar 2, Mar 16
Listen to past shows: Sat Feb 17 8:00 am Playlist
8-9am
Alternates Weekly
Slim Pickins
Hosted by: DJ Goober
Finger picks and guitar licks. Contemporary bluegrass, with an occasional dip into folk/Americana/country territory.
Upcoming shows: Mar 9, Mar 23
Listen to past shows: Sat Feb 24 8:00 am  
9-10am
Alternates Weekly
Time-Machine Transmission
Hosted by: Kiera Reed
Have you ever wanted to time travel? Do you like pretending you're in a different time? You should tune in to Time-Machine Transmissions, bringing you music and news as though you really were back in the 90's... or 50's. Old material with modern quality!
Upcoming shows: Mar 9, Mar 23
Listen to past shows: Sat Feb 24 9:00 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 Feb 24 10:00 am  
Sat Feb 17 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 Feb 24 12:00 pm Playlist
Sat Feb 17 12:00 pm Playlist
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 Feb 24 1:00 pm  
Sat Feb 17 1:00 pm  
2-4pm King Ghidorah
Hosted by: Jeff, Keri, 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 Feb 24 2:00 pm Playlist
Sat Feb 17 2:00 pm  
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 Feb 24 4:00 pm Playlist
Sat Feb 17 4:00 pm Playlist
6-8pm James Dean Death Car Experience
Hosted by: Lisa Death Car
You hear a loud crash, followed by feline scampering. Was it a) a large plant stand upended, b) ceramic pot shards, c) potting soil everywhere, d) hurt plants, e) all of the above, requiring clean up while you listen to the pop sounds of the Death Car?

Listen to past shows: Sat Feb 24 6:00 pm Playlist
Sat Feb 17 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 Feb 24 8:00 pm  
Sat Feb 17 8:00 pm  
9-10pm Calling the Cranes
Hosted by: Lex I
A crane calling in the shade.

Listen to past shows: Sat Feb 24 9:00 pm Playlist
Sat Feb 17 9:00 pm Playlist
10-11pm
Alternates Weekly
PhD Offense
Hosted by: Max Dunitz
Making tiny dents in the paper-thin walls of human knowledge, searching for the resonant frequencies of the paper-thin walls of reality through stochastic gradient e-filing of sound to le fisc. Bonjour, pensez à déclarer vos revenues sur impots.gouv.fr.
Upcoming shows: Mar 2, Mar 16
Listen to past shows: Sat Feb 24 10:00 pm Playlist
10-11pm
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: Mar 9, Mar 23
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 Feb 24 11:00 pm Playlist
Sat Feb 17 11:00 pm Playlist
Midnight-1:30am The Lethal List
Hosted by: Leese
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 Feb 25 12:00 am  
Sun Feb 18 12:00 am  
1:30-2am Speaker Damage
Hosted by: alixi
Blow out your speakers with underground dubstep from terminally online internet record labels. Gun fingers optional.
Listen to past shows: Sun Feb 25 1:30 am  
Sun Feb 18 1:30 am  
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