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WMBR Fall/Winter 2021 Program Schedule:    Return to Main Schedule
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Wednesday Programs:
5-6am Rising Action
Hosted by: Jay Hesslink
You won't know what year you're in, but you'll know you're in a good mood. Set up a great day by catching up on nostalgic pop you may or may not know.
Listen to past shows: Wed Dec 01 5:00 am  
Wed Nov 24 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 Dec 01 6:00 am Playlist
Wed Nov 24 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 Dec 01 7:00 am Playlist
Wed Nov 24 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 Dec 01 8:00 am Playlist
Wed Nov 24 8:00 am Playlist
10am-Noon Late Risers' Club
Hosted by: Joanie, Mark, Mook, Ron, L-Train, and a rotating cast of Tuesday punxxx
It's like sewing your ear to a vacuum cleaner.

Twitter Feed: @laterisersclub
Listen to past shows: Wed Dec 01 10:00 am Playlist
Wed Nov 24 10:00 am  
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 Dec 01 12:00 pm  
Wed Nov 24 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. It will even be summer.
Listen to past shows: Wed Dec 01 2:00 pm Playlist
Wed Nov 24 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 Dec 01 4:00 pm Playlist
Wed Nov 24 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 Dec 01 5:30 pm  
Wed Nov 24 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: Dec 8, Dec 22
Listen to past shows: Wed Nov 24 6:00 pm Playlist
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: Dec 15, Dec 29
Listen to past shows: Wed Dec 01 6:00 pm  
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: Dec 8, Dec 22
Listen to past shows: Wed Nov 24 7:00 pm Playlist
7-8pm
Alternates Weekly
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: Dec 15, Dec 29
Listen to past shows: Wed Dec 01 7:00 pm Playlist
8-9pm
Alternates Weekly
MIT SciFi Hour
Hosted by: Genevieve Rogers
Escape this world for an hour to explore alternate realities. Join me as I read a selection of famous sci-fi short stories on the airwaves.
Upcoming shows: Dec 8, Dec 22
Listen to past shows: Wed Nov 24 8:00 pm  
8-9pm
Alternates Weekly
What the Hack?
Hosted by: Afra Ansaria
Talks and dance. A combination of speaker series along with music that would make you spin!
Upcoming shows: Dec 15, Dec 29
Listen to past shows: Wed Dec 01 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: Dec 8, Dec 22
Listen to past shows: Wed Nov 24 9:00 pm Playlist
9-10pm
Alternates Weekly
Benny's Playlists
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: Dec 15, Dec 29
Listen to past shows: Wed Dec 01 9:00 pm Playlist
10-11pm Flailing About
Hosted by: Audrey Xie
Low-key, fast-paced rock (mostly) for flailing about.
Listen to past shows: Wed Dec 01 10:00 pm Playlist
Wed Nov 24 10:00 pm Playlist
11pm-Midnight Music Therapy
Hosted by: Victoria Dzieciol
Life got you down? Tune in for songs hand-picked to make you feel better or your money back! Plus, we'll throw in the occasional discussion about mental health for no extra cost!!

Listen to past shows: Wed Dec 01 11:00 pm  
Wed Nov 24 11:00 pm Playlist
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