Album of the Week: The Strokes ~ Room On Fire

The Strokes Room on Fire cover imageRich kids from New York aren't supposed to actually become one of the most recognized bunch of musicians to define a turn-of-the-century sound, right? The Strokes' debut "Is This It?" not only drew critical acclaim and appears at the top of a bunch of "best of the decade" lists for the oughts...

A Constant Grin

Live Friday 2-2:30pm
Replays Monday 9-9:30pm, Tuesday 10-10:30am, Friday 8-8:30pm

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A 30-minute sampling of indie rock derived from the 1990s and 2000s, fancy subgenres include (but are not limited to): shoegaze, space rock, lo-fi, math rock, dream pop, post-rock, experimental, psychedelic, indie folk, and alternative country. Don't worry--I don't understand what any of those na

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Na Mele O Hawai'i

Live Wednesday 3-4pm
Replays Tuesday 7:30-8:30am, Friday 3-4pm, Saturday 11am-12pm, Sunday 9:30-10:30am

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Featuring the music of Hawaii, from early icons of island music to today's innovators, exploring styles, the history of the music, and revered songs and performers.

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Alternative Radio

Replays Monday 11am-12pm, Wednesday 5-6pm

Established in 1986, Alternative Radio, "Audio Energy for Democracy," is a weekly one-hour public affairs program providing information, analyses, and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in other media. AR is carried by more than 175 radio stations and heard by millions of listeners. Our headquarters, with three paid staff, are located in Boulder, Colorado.

The Grapevine

Live Wednesday 6-7pm
Replays Monday 3-4pm, Friday 7:30-8:30am, Saturday 8-9pm

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The best of Motown, classic R & B, soul, the blues now and then, and other sounds that move the spirit.

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Chambers Street Theatre

Live Thursday 11-11:30am
Replays Wednesday 11-11:30am, Sunday 3:30-4pm

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Hear amazing stories from the Golden State, from way back when in the language from way back when, with some stories written by the reader herself! Sit back and enjoy.

Jazz After Dark

Live Tuesday 8-9pm
Replays Monday 6-7pm, Saturday 9-10pm

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20th-century jazz--each show featuring instrumental and vocal jazz, usually presented in historical sequence. Occasionally contemporary, sometimes much older selections, lots from the 1940s to the 1980s. Some big band and swing, lots of cool jazz and West Coast, some fusion, a little bebop. Usually some boogie woogie, blues, bossa nova. Always something by Ella.

A Constant Grin

Live Friday 2-2:30pm
Replays Monday 9-9:30pm, Tuesday 10-10:30am, Friday 8-8:30pm

DJ(s): 

A 30-minute sampling of indie rock derived from the 1990s and 2000s, fancy subgenres include (but are not limited to): shoegaze, space rock, lo-fi, math rock, dream pop, post-rock, experimental, psychedelic, indie folk, and alternative country. Don't worry--I don't understand what any of those na

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