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WMBR Fall/Winter 2018 Program Schedule:    Return to Main Schedule
See what's on:   Sunday   Monday   Tuesday   Wednesday   Thursday   Friday   Saturday   Weekdays  
Sunday Programs:
5-6am Tarhana
Hosted by: Baris Ekim
Tarhana: Living in the US as a Turk: discussions with Turkish scientists, musicians, and writers around the area, live performances by Turkish musicians, and most importantly: Your favorite songs from the memleket (homeland). Bekliyoruz (we'll be waiting).
Listen to past shows:  Sun Nov 18 05:00 am
Sun Nov 11 05:00 am
6-8am Compas sur FM
Hosted by: Emmanuel Rene, Elfils Chery, Lesly Rene
The show's goal is to present Compas Music to WMBR's audience.
Listen to past shows:  Sun Nov 18 06:00 am
Sun Nov 11 06:00 am
8-10am Haiti Focus
Hosted by: Jacques-Antoine Jean
Dedicated to the Haitian community, featuring community information, interviews, reports on issues related to women, immigration law, health care, education, politics, development, & the current situation in Haiti and the diaspora. Lastly, a little music.

Listen to past shows:  Sun Nov 18 08:00 am
Sun Nov 11 08:00 am
10-11am Radio with a View
Hosted by: Marc Stern
Economic democracy, human rights, and other idealistic visions of the world. Truth and reconciliation and music to get your mind and body in sync.

Listen to past shows:  Sun Nov 18 10:00 am
Sun Nov 11 10:00 am
11am-Noon
Alternates Weekly
Two Broke Memes
Hosted by: Lucy Liao and Ryan Mansilla
We are two MIT freshmen who are somewhat clueless about the world. Join us as we examine current events on air, with no expertise whatsoever! Learn as we learn.
Upcoming shows: Nov 25, Dec 9
Listen to past shows:  Sun Nov 11 11:00 am
11am-Noon
Alternates Weekly
The Daydream Company
Hosted by: Ishwarya Ananthabhotla
Listen in as The Daydream Company brings radio dramas to WMBR! Each week, you'll hear a new script -- maybe a whodunit, a cultural vignette, a romantic adventure, or a sentimental sketch -- brought to life by our own drama queens and kings.
Upcoming shows: Dec 2, Dec 16
Listen to past shows:  Sun Nov 18 11:00 am
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:  Sun Nov 18 12:00 pm
Sun Nov 11 12:00 pm
1-2pm We Are All Immigrants
Hosted by: Amy Shim
If you are here in the U.S., you or your family came from somewhere else. This show focuses on community stories surrounding immigration, in all its celebratory, discriminatory, and possibly controversial facets.
Listen to past shows:  Sun Nov 18 01:00 pm
Sun Nov 11 01:00 pm
2-4pm
Alternates Weekly
Treaty of Tordesillas
Hosted by: Amy Battisti-Ashé and David Mercado
Latin rhythms from across the Americas. Lyrics in Spanish and Portuguese, plus cuicas, guiros, marimbas, berimbaus, agogos, cajón, batá--basically enough percussion to make a drum kit look weak.
Upcoming shows: Nov 25, Dec 9
Listen to past shows:  Sun Nov 11 02:00 pm
2-3pm
Alternates Weekly
Kingston Vibrations
Hosted by: Fred Allen
Reggae, ska, rocksteady and dub from the golden age of Jamaican music. Free skank dance lesson from Patrick Bryant offered to each listener!
Upcoming shows: Dec 2, Dec 16
Listen to past shows:  Sun Nov 18 02:00 pm
3-4pm
Alternates Weekly
Bengali Beats and Tales
Hosted by: Soma Mitra-Behura
Tune in to hear myths and fables of ancient India! Find out how much has changed and how much more woke it was back then!
Upcoming shows: Dec 2, Dec 16
Listen to past shows:  Sun Nov 18 03:00 pm
4-6pm
Alternates Weekly
Africa Kabisa
Hosted by: Muna Kangsen & Julia Mongo
Africa Absolutely! Since 1992, Boston's African music radio show. Classic and contemporary African and Afro-Caribbean music. Soukous, rumba, zouk, kompa, makossa, highlife,and more. Plus interviews with guests on a variety of African-related topics.


Upcoming shows: Nov 25, Dec 9
Listen to past shows:  Sun Nov 11 04:00 pm
4-6pm
Alternates Weekly
Worldbeat
Hosted by: Brutus Leaderson
The show's goal is to present the world through music to WMBR's audience.
Upcoming shows: Dec 2, Dec 16
Listen to past shows:  Sun Nov 18 04:00 pm
6-8pm Subject to Change
Hosted by: Patrick Bryant
It's the Same Old Song. Again. We explore a single song each show, through multiple wild and weird cover versions. Call it PatNauseum. Also, Somerville Speakout, where I read gripes & groans of my neighbors to smooth jams of Bert Kaempfert.
Listen to past shows:  Sun Nov 18 06:00 pm
Sun Nov 11 06:00 pm
8-9pm Nebulosity
Hosted by: Ben Bray
A weekly trajectory through the Wayoutosphere, composed of jazz, rock, R&B, shoegazer, experimental, and oceanic music, with some news about the ocean. Depart from a techno club in Norway, make a connection in Tokyo, and land at a jazz café in Australia.

Listen to past shows:  Sun Nov 18 08:00 pm
Sun Nov 11 08:00 pm
9-10pm KGBeats
Hosted by: Katharina Gschwind
In soviet russia music listens to you.
Listen to past shows:  Sun Nov 18 09:00 pm
Sun Nov 11 09:00 pm
10pm-Midnight For Your Pleasure
Hosted by: Ré Antoine
33+ years, of musical love, the BEST R&B Love Songs & Jazz, placing you into a sensual mind set; enjoy the "eargasmic" ride. Call, email your "ROLLCALL" dedications. The "purrfect" Sunday, dim lights, a libation, enjoy love's vibes; "For Your Pleasure".

Listen to past shows:  Sun Nov 18 10:00 pm
Sun Nov 11 10:00 pm
Midnight-1am
Alternates Weekly
The Hip Hop Head Variety Hour
Hosted by: Brian Wilson
What's going on in the rap industry? Who's the hottest artist out? What is some stranger's opinion on all of it? Tune in to the Hip Hop Head Variety Hour for the answers to these questions and some great tracks!
Upcoming shows: Nov 26, Dec 10
Listen to past shows:  Mon Nov 12 12:00 am
Midnight-1am
Alternates Weekly
Shape-Shift and Trick
Hosted by: Hannah Contreras
Hit that sweet spot of music with an array of alternative, indie-rock and pop hits. Music description: not shifty, just full of tricks ;)
Upcoming shows: Dec 3, Dec 17
Listen to past shows:  Mon Nov 19 12:00 am
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