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Wednesday Programs:
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 Feb 28 6:00 am Playlist
Wed Feb 21 6:00 am Playlist
7-8am Dewey Decibel System
Hosted by: Ev Berger-Wolf
Calling all literature lovers! Get cozy, grab a cup of tea, and listen in each week as I discuss a book/poem I love (or feel otherwise strongly about) and the music that captures its vibe.
Listen to past shows: Wed Feb 28 7:00 am Playlist
Wed Feb 21 7:00 am Playlist
8-10am Breakfast of Champions
Hosted by: Ted, Becca, Erik, and Jon, sometimes others
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 Feb 28 8:00 am Playlist
Wed Feb 21 8:00 am Playlist
10am-Noon Late Risers' Club
Hosted by: Joanie, Mark, Mook, L-Train, Ron, and the Tuesday Alumni
It's like sewing your ear to a vacuum cleaner.

Twitter Feed: @laterisersclub
Listen to past shows: Wed Feb 28 10:00 am Playlist
Wed Feb 21 10:00 am Playlist
Noon-2pm Lost and Found
Hosted by: Mark Francis, Bob Dubrow, Brother Wayne, Christopher Vyce, Alex McNeil, Lawrence Azrin
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 Feb 28 12:00 pm  
Wed Feb 21 12:00 pm  
2-4pm Jazz on a Summer's Afternoon
Hosted by: Fred Allen
The eternal summer of your jazz mind..
Listen to past shows: Wed Feb 28 2:00 pm Playlist
Wed Feb 21 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. Carry us, awake In the Margin. Let’s linger before reaching completion.
Listen to past shows: Wed Feb 28 4:00 pm Playlist
Wed Feb 21 4:00 pm Playlist
Wed Feb 14 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 Feb 21 5:30 pm  
Wed Feb 14 5:30 pm  
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: Feb 28, Mar 13, Mar 27
Listen to past shows: Wed Feb 14 6:00 pm Playlist
6-7pm In Transit
Hosted by: Lacthu Vu
Take a detour on your way to wherever you're going. 1960s folk to 2010s pop, and the in between.
Upcoming shows:
none available
7-8pm The Clinton Years
Hosted by: 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, featuring the hits and deep cuts from those formative years '92-'00, and digging into our collective cultural heritage
Upcoming shows:
Listen to past shows: Wed Feb 21 7:00 pm Playlist
Wed Feb 14 7:00 pm  
7-8pm 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:
Listen to past shows: Wed Feb 14 7:00 pm Playlist
8-9pm
Alternates Weekly
Six Degrees of Separation
Hosted by: Sophia Wang
American psychologist Stanley Milgram proposed the theory of six degrees of separation, where all people are six or fewer social connections away from each other. A friend of a friend makes the whole world spin. Join us as we connect strangers across MA.
Upcoming shows: Feb 28, Mar 13, Mar 27
none available
8-9pm
Alternates Weekly
Brain Waves
Hosted by: Bryan
Interviews, blues, rock, jazz, indie, electronic, folk, hip hop, etc.
Upcoming shows: Mar 6, Mar 20
Listen to past shows: Wed Feb 21 8:00 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: Feb 28, Mar 13, Mar 27
Listen to past shows: Wed Feb 14 9:00 pm Playlist
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: Mar 6, Mar 20
Twitter Feed: @BennyWMBR
Listen to past shows: Wed Feb 21 9:00 pm  
10-11pm The Froot Loops
Hosted by: Mateo and Temkin
Chill vibes. Chill people. Tune in for a mix of everything!
Listen to past shows: Wed Feb 21 10:00 pm Playlist
Wed Feb 14 10:00 pm Playlist
11pm-Midnight Beyond the Beats
Hosted by: Ishaq Balogun
A modern rap experience with chill vibes featuring big names like Kendrick Lamar, J.Cole, and Anderson .Paak as well as exploring a plethora of other artists of similar genres.
Listen to past shows: Wed Feb 21 11:00 pm  
Wed Feb 14 11:00 pm  
Midnight-2am The Spin Cycle
Hosted by: Akshay Jaggi
Underground dance and electronic music. We bring our filthiest tunes and rinse them all semester long. Come dance yourself clean.
Listen to past shows: Thu Feb 22 12:00 am  
Thu Feb 15 12:00 am  
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