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Wed 9:46 PM : now playing:  Music by Dead People
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Wednesday Programs:
5-6am Rising Action
Hosted by: Jay Hesslink
And when the Rising Action rises, there is only one thing left and that's...a great Wednesday morning! Set up a great day by catching up on nostalgic pop you may or may not know.
Listen to past shows: Wed May 25 4:00 am  
Wed May 18 5:00 am  
6-7am French Toast
Hosted by: Brian Thompson
Bonjour, Boston! Start your morning with music from the French-speaking world (mostly in French), presented in both English and French. World music with a French accent, as it were.
Listen to past shows: Wed May 25 6:00 am Playlist
Wed May 18 6:00 am Playlist
7-8am Chemistry 101
Hosted by: Jmonatomic
The grooviest curated selection of psychedelic rock in the observable universe and the sweet, sweet sounds of the 60s/70s.

Listen to past shows: Wed May 25 7:00 am Playlist
Wed May 18 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: Wed May 25 8:00 am Playlist
Wed May 18 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: Wed May 25 10:00 am  
Wed May 18 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: Wed May 25 12:00 pm  
Wed May 18 12:00 pm  
2-4pm Jazz on a Summer's Afternoon
Hosted by: Fred Allen
It will be in the afternoon. It will be jazz. But summer? Not yet.
Listen to past shows: Wed May 25 2:00 pm Playlist
Wed May 18 2:00 pm Playlist
4-5:30pm In the Margin of the Other
Hosted by: Sue Schardt
A singer, the song they sing, “come here where your ears cannot hear.” The beauty of the sky, perhaps someone to love. Cry out, troubles they flow. I bring pandemnity, and to be not the only one awake In the Margin.
Listen to past shows: Wed May 25 4:00 pm Playlist
Wed May 18 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: Wed May 25 5:30 pm  
Wed May 18 5:30 pm  
6-7pm
Alternates Weekly
Challenging the Mythical Norm
Hosted by: alex b.
audre lorde once spoke about the “mythical norm" in america-- a white, cis, hetero, christian, and financially secure man. i’m here to show you the power and beauty in those who challenge that norm, celebrating them through readings and music.

Upcoming shows: Jun 1, Jun 15
none available
6-7pm
Alternates Weekly
Sonic Mood Ring
Hosted by: Christina Spinelli
Moods dictated by sound waves and not thermochromic elements. Featuring a variety of genres including but not limited to: indie rock, international pop, blues, oldies, bird calls, space sounds, etc.
Upcoming shows: May 25, Jun 8, Jun 22
Listen to past shows: Wed May 25 6:00 pm Playlist
7-8pm The Clinton Years
Hosted by: Galen Mook
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. So, join us as we rehash the nostalgia of the '90s with the Clinton Years. We'll feature the hits and deep cuts from albums released between '92-'00, with each show as a different year.
Upcoming shows:
none available
7-8pm
Alternates Weekly
Lentil and Stone
Hosted by: Valentina Chamorro
Where is home? Is it in a lentil? A stone? A poem? Tune into Lentil and Stone Wednesdays at 7PM and find out!
Upcoming shows: May 25, Jun 8, Jun 22
Listen to past shows: Wed May 25 7:00 pm Playlist
8-9pm
Alternates Weekly
Brain Waves
Hosted by: Bryan Medina
Interviews, blues, rock, jazz, indie, electronic, folk, hip hop, etc.
Upcoming shows: Jun 1, Jun 15
Listen to past shows: Wed May 18 8:00 pm  
8-9pm
Alternates Weekly
Stop the World
Hosted by: Valerie C
Songs that make me pause & other (themed?) music. May include pieces from musicals & movies
Upcoming shows: May 25, Jun 8, Jun 22
Listen to past shows: Wed May 11 8:00 pm  
9-10pm
Alternates Weekly
Benny's DJ Sets
Hosted by: Benny
Drum and Bass/Techno/Deep House DJ sets depending on my mood, a.k.a. not so chill beats to vibe/dance to
Upcoming shows: Jun 1, Jun 15
Twitter Feed: @BennyWMBR
Listen to past shows: Wed May 18 9:00 pm  
9-10pm
Alternates Weekly
Music by Dead People
Hosted by: Brian Sennett
...but it's not dead music! Classical works of masters and lesser-known composers from before the Renaissance to the early 20th century.
Upcoming shows: May 25, Jun 8, Jun 22
Listen to past shows: Wed May 25 9:00 pm Playlist
Wed May 11 9:00 pm Playlist
10-11pm Cantaloupes and Chaos
Hosted by: Zoe Fisher, Shreya Pandit
Listen to us talk about literally nothing of importance and play excellent music. Fun vibes only.
none available
11pm-Midnight Megumi the Milkyway Above
Hosted by: Nadar Jemel
none available
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