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Program Schedule

All air-times fall under the Eastern Standard Time Zone.

Updated 6/10/2015

MONDAY

 

Midnight – 2 AM
Strange Attractor w/ DJ Zodiac
Can’t sleep? Afraid that the faceless beings of your night terrors are, in fact, real? You don’t have to listen to the whispering voices any more. Spend your last moments in a state of heightened awareness as DJ Zodiac brings you two hours of live mixed ambient and experimental electronics. Sourced from the spaces between subatomic particles and guaranteed to nullify/amplify existential dread.

 

2 – 4 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Building and fill out an application.

 

4 – 7 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Building and fill out an application.

 

7 - 9 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
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9 – 11 AM
WIDR View w/DJ Starr
Tune in to hear the latest local news from DJ Starr.

 

11 – 1 PM
WIDR On Broadway w/DJ Dude aka The Purple Crook
Take a walk through the backstage door with DJ Dude aka ‘The Purple Crook’ as you learn together, exploring all things music theatre-, showtunes-, and movie musical-related!

Yes, tune in weekly for full cast recordings, exciting ticket giveaways, and insightful interviews with the talented directors, actors, writers, and craftspeople who help to create the magic of musical theatre, locally and beyond.

Sing it with me: “There’s no business like show business…”
~Irving Berlin, written for “Annie Get Your Gun”
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1 – 3 PM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Building and fill out an application.

3 – 5 PM
DJ T and the Mondo Superlatives with DJ T
Improve your groove with DJ T’s personal mix of rock, soul, blues, jazz, funk, folk, and some things you just can’t label. From Beefheart to Coltrane you get only the best, and an occasional guest.

 

5 – 7 PM
Twist A Go Go w/ Napoleon Solo
A swingin’ show that plays go go music, music that was played in the go go clubs, and all points before, after and in between the stratosphere. Dance ravers, teenage pounders, knockout stompers, and a few oddities…we do it all here on the Twist A Go Go!
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7 – 8 PM
The Basement Show
Live local music direct from the WIDR studios.
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8 – 10 PM
Hardbargin’s Radio Boogie w/ DJ Hardbargin
Only the finest Funky Soul 45s and LPs straight from DJ Hardbagain’s play box. From the 50s to today. Get down on it!

10 – Midnight
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Building and fill out an application.

 

TUESDAY

 

Midnight – 2 AM
WIDR Variety /w DJ Northstar
Dance the night away to DJ Northstar’s blend of variety and electronic.

 

2 – 4 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Building and fill out an application.

6 – 8 AM
The Peaceable World w/ One Everything
Fill your toaster with toast & your ears with a dose of the widr-est variety & nothing but everything – sounds of earth’s most essential potential – for waggling your bum & wiggling your toes, on the way to highway freedom. It’s very early in the morning, are you awake?

8 – 10 AM
Open Slot w/DJ Could Be You
If you are interested in becoming a WIDR DJ, come to our office at 1501 Faunce Student Services and fill out an application.

 

10AM – Noon
Girrrlville w/ DJ Pugsley
Music by ladies, for ladies, for anyone who loves ladies, or for anyone who knows a lady. Music from all genres with lead female vocals. Girl Power!

 

Noon-3 PM
Cup of Joe w/ Joe Cool
Come join Joe Cool for what can only be described as an eclectic show. Any genre, any time, with comedy, news and more. NBC’s Seinfeld was a “show about nothing” this is a SHOW ABOUT ANYTHING!

 

3 – 5 PM
WIDR Variety w/ DJ Purelyk
It’s okay, we know those other stations have been playing the same 50 songs for the past three weeks. You won’t get that here, thanks to DJ Purelyk. You’ll hear an eclectic mix of music genres based on recent album releases.
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5 – 7 PM
The Deuce Project w/ J-Unit 1
The Deuce Project is a science fiction themed radio show that has been running on 89.1fm in Kalamazoo for about 7 years. We play music that involves references to science fiction, science, mathematics, or anything in that generally dorky flavor. The songs relate either via lyrics, band name, song name, album name, or sometimes just the general aesthetic of the song. Please enjoy.
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7 – 8 PM
The Audio Bijou w/ Zack
WIDR’s weekly movie news, reviews, and music show. Bringing a look at the official box office tallies, previews of the new releases coming to theaters, a round up of the latest DVD’s to hit the shelves, challenging and entertaining movie trivia, insightful, expert and accessable reviews, and music from the movies that you won’t hear anywhere else.
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8 – 10 PM
Blues Power w/ Mike Irelan
One of the oldest Blues shows in the Kalamazoo area and the only one where you can hear acoustic and electric blues from the 1920s to today. Blues Power is proud to support local Blues by playing CDs by local acts, bringing live in-studio performances, and announcing upcoming shows. Keeping the Blues alive is the message, and as Professor Longhair once said, “If you don’t like the blues, you got a hole in your soul!”
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10 PM – Midnight
Reggae Revolution w/ Selector Jonathon
Reggae and culture culminate as Selector Jonathon brings you roots, reggae, dub, nyahbinghi, rock steady, and the occasional non-reggae African-based music. The Revolution also provides reggae/African music concert listings in the Kalamazoo area and revolutionary tidbits, pieces of important news relating to Africa and the African diaspora, and regular ticket giveaways to reggae concerts in the area.
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WEDNESDAY

 

Midnight – 2 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Building and fill out an application.

2 – 6 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Building and fill out an application.

 

6 – 8 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
If you are interested in becoming a WIDR DJ, feel free to visit our office at 1501 Faunce Student Services and fill out an application.

8 – 10 AM
Coffee House Soundtrack w/ DJ Enso
Hey there, early riser. Can we interest you in a steaming mug of Radio Evolution? Join DJ Enso for a mellow blend of music to start your morning.

 

10 AM – Noon
The DJ Bell Show w/ DJ Bell
Hear a wide selection of current music with a focus on exceptional singer/songwriters both classic and modern!

Noon- 2 PM
Variety w/ DJ Tedward
It’s Tedward! Tune in to hear WIDR’s cuddliest DJ spinning all the best in WIDR variety with the occasional themed show.

3 – 5 PM
Tea Time w/ DJ Mony
Do you have the time for DJ Mony?

    A variety show with structure. The construct being his mind.
    DJ Mony brings you an electrifying playlist every week.
    From artist like Flume, Chet Faker, Dream Koala, Daft Punk, and many more.
    The Time is now, but only from 3-5 every Wednesday.

 

5 – 7 PM
Rock And/Or Roll w/ The Doctor
The Best In Good Times Bottle Smashing Rock And Roll (1950′s/60′s/70′s To The Present).
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7 – 9 PM
The Funnel w/ DJ Homebody
What’s WIDR at the top, and narrow at the bottom? The Funnel, where DJ Homebody starts off with music from anywhere in time and space, and finishes with tunes from musicians who are either from Kalamazoo, or who’ll be playing here in the near future.

 

9 – Midnight
The Bat Guano SWAG! Radio Program
Finally, a Radio Program You Can LISTEN To! When Bat Guano created SwaG!, he used ingredients specially blended for listenability. All of the notes created by the finest musicians are in most of the songs he broadcasts. Genres are mixed and matched, compared and contrasted, hitting all the seasons that make it lively for the ears & tongue. Then it is all lightly breaded and personally dipt in Ranch Dressing by your server, Bat Guano. How’s everything tastin’ tonight? Everything’s tastin’ like SwaG!
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THURSDAY

 

Midnight – 2 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Services Building and fill out an application.

 

2 – 7 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Services Building and fill out an application.

7-9 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Services Building and fill out an application.

 

9-11 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Services Building and fill out an application.

 

11-1 PM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
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1-3 PM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
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3-5 PM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
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5-7 PM
DONTBESQUARE JAMZ! w/ DJ Bosco
Explore the sonic universe of live improvisational music and jam culture with DJ Bosco. Each week hear recordings from an extensive archive of hundreds of live concert recordings and the scene’s best studio albums. You’d be hard pressed to hear this music anywhere else. Expect classic rock’s funky riffs & shredding guitar solos, the jam-tronica scene’s tightest electronic grooves, jam grass’ foot stompin’ vibes and everything else in between. If it jams you can find it on DONTBESQUARE JAMZ! Along the way experience thought provoking artist and industry insider interviews, live on-air in-studio performances and much more. Think of DONTBESQUARE JAMZ! as your source for the pulse of the local, regional and national music scenes. Start your Thursday night off right; be in the know, discover the music that permeates all around you!
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7-8 PM
Electronic Freeform w/ DJ Amoul
Quadratic equation modeling electronic music tastes hosted by DJ Amoul.
8-10 PM
The Show w/ DJ Deuce & Jam Master Joe
Spend your evening with DJ Deuce and Jam Master Joe as they play the latest WIDR variety for your listening pleasure!

 

10-Midnight
No Mercy Evening Show w/ DJ Coolhand Luke
Cool Hand Luke starts the weekend early with two hours of Merciless Entertainment on Thursday night. The NO MERCY EVENING SHOW features a vast variety of music from brand new dubstep to old time blues.
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FRIDAY

 

Midnight – 2 AM
Electro Pop Therapy w/ Danger Groove
Can’t sleep? Want to dance? Tune in and let Danger Groove electrify your mind, body, and soul (if you’ve got one). Danger! Danger! High Voltage!

 

2 – 4 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You

4 – 7 PM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Building and fill out an application.

 

7 – 9 AM
Open Slot w/ DJ Could Be You
If you are interested in becoming a WIDR DJ, you can visit our office at 1501 Faunce Student Services to fill out an application.

 

9 – 11 AM
Open Slot w/ DJ Could Be You
If you are interested in becoming a WIDR DJ, you can visit our office at 1501 Faunce Student Services to fill out an application.

 

Noon – 3 PM
Mid Day Mix w/ Sic Musiq
Every Friday from noon-3pm Sic Musiq provides a window to the world of sports, media, and entertainment while showcasing new music from upcoming artists. Tune in and you’ll hear Sic Musiq spinning and sets from local DJs in a postmodern mash up of all that matters to the youth of today.

 

3 – 4 PM
Variety Time w/ DJ Contra Asset
Tune in from 3 to 4 Friday afternoon to hear some great variety music with a twist of lime.

4 – 6 PM
Variety w/ DJ Chenga
Tune in and let DJ Chenga turn you on to new music! With a voice like his, you’ll wish the show didn’t have to end at 6 PM.

 

6 – 7 PM
Bottoms & Tops w/ Uncle Paul
The best new record of the week, played in full, IN YOUR FACE!
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7 – 9 PM
Variety w/ DJ Rutabaga Brown
Tune in Friday, 7-9pm and relax a while with Rutabaga. His eclectic mix is the perfect Friday night soundtrack for all your adventures.

 

9 – 11 PM
Down In Flames w/ Useless Eater
WIDR’s punk rock extravaganza. Tune in for a bunch of Punk Rock, Garage, Thrash, Hip-Hop, alongside records from the blogosphere from the 1960′s until now.
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11- Midnight
Powerdrive w/ DJ Socrates
Get pumped up with 1 solid hour of Metal! DJ Socrates brings you the hard stuff, including Power, Speed, Melodic, Symphonic, Goth Metal, and much more. Turn it Up!

 

SATURDAY

 

Midnight- 2 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Building and fill out an application.

2- 4 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Building and fill out an application.

4 – 7 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Building and fill out an application.

 

7-9 AM
Open Shift w/ DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Building and fill out an application.

 

9 – 11 AM
The Saturday Morning Cartoon Show w/ DJ Muppet
Do you like falling anvils, flying banana cream pies, and the non-fatal explosions of your enemy’s secret lair? Sure, we all do, which is why every Saturday morning DJ Muppet brings you an aural adventure in animation spanning more than seven decades. If it’s been animated or turned into a giant puppet, it has a home on The Saturday Morning Cartoon Show. Each week we bring you two full hours of cartoon episodes, incidental music, theme songs, and covers of all three! Make your requests all week long via e-mail, so you don’t have to scramble for a phone come Saturday.
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11- 1 PM
Slip Back Soul w/ DJ Disobedience
This retrospective show includes Soul, R&B, Funk, Jazz and Blues from the 50s to the 80s. On occasion, DJ Disobedience plays cuts from present artists that borrow heavily of hooks, bass lines, samples and refrains from the songs produced in the Slip Back period. On second Saturdays, the show, features interviews with individuals involved in the history of radio and entertainment.
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1 – 3 PM
DJ Shorts Music Show w/ DJ Shorts
Spend your Saturday afternoon with DJ Shorts as he plays a mostly vinyl mix of music spanning across multiple genres.

3 – 5 PM
Sports Show w/ Brian and Sam
Brian and Sam will keep you up to date about all your favorite teams every Saturday afternoon.

 

5 – 7 PM
Open Shift w/ DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Building and fill out an application.

 

7 – 10 PM
Hip Hop Ethics w/ DJ Bringham Young
Underground hip hop spun live every saturday night from 7-10 pm. Controversial, non-commercial music.
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10 PM – Midnight
Sounds of Confusion w/DJ Supersonic
Supersonic spins a hefty mix of 90′s Psych, Space rock, Neo-psychedelia, shoegaze and dream pop. Anything relates to modern psych is on the play list! This out of this world jockey is sure to rock your socks (pants)… off!

 

SUNDAY

 

Midnight – 2 AM
The Show That Never Ends…until 2 w/ Captain Gelato
Prog is alive and well on WIDR! Every Saturday night midnight to 2am Captain Gelato brings you the best of classic prog as well as modern prog.
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2 – 4 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Building and fill out an application.

4- 6 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Building and fill out an application.

6 – 8 AM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
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8 – 10 AM
Sports Talk w/ DJ Sims
Start your Sundays off right with a dose of great sports talk with DJ Sims.

 

10 AM – 12 PM
The Outhouse w/ Wichita and the Devil Tom Black
Your hosts take turns bringing you a wide variety of new and classic country spanning numerous sub-genres and styles. From Waylon to Greensky to the loudest in alt country…no one show is alike!
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12 – 4 PM
Birdland with DJ Verve
Experience three solid hours every Sunday of the best in jazz and similar music. Expand your mind with cutting edge, progressive jazz artists, and bask in the glory of the classic recordings of the masters before. From Miles Davis, Ben Webster, Oscar Peterson, and Ornette Coleman, to The Bad Plus, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Dave Douglas, Stefon Harris, and more, Birdland provides you with the BEST selection of jazz recordings on the radio.
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4 – 6 PM
Open Shift w/DJ Could Be You
Come down to the WIDR office at 1501 Faunce Student Building and fill out an application.

 

6 – 8 PM
Sounds in Space: A Revolution in High Fidelity w/ Richard Bowser
Two uninterrupted hours devoted to the phonograph record. An eclectic variety of sounds from the 1940s to the present, all on vinyl.
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8 – 10 PM
In Fear Of Abstractions w/ Brad Miller
Otherworldly sounds from Earth – avant-garde compositions across all musical genres and styles.
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10 PM – 12 AM
The Future w/ DJ Out Of Control
The Future is an auditory donkey and pony show put on by DJ Out Of Control Bringing you lots of sickly sweet electronicdance music with a bass drum that *booms* and some of that synthesizer *tinkle*tinkle*wowie*zoom* stuff. In the two hours you spend a week listening to The Future your booty will vibrate 5,000,000,002 times and burn off the contents of 5 milkshakes.
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