New VINYL SHOW coming soon to KDRT - "DEAD WAX"

Dead Wax photoDead Wax is a compression-free zone! Dust-off your tubes and fire up your loudspeakers, or plug in your DAC and favorite cans for a little audiophile sound. The lava lamp will be flowing during this vinyl-centric show as we feature a mix of vintage vinyl, audiophile-approved reissues, and modern artists. Everything from Blues and Jazz to Classic Rock and Americana!

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On the Air

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.

Upcoming

Making Contact

Replays Tuesday 8:30-9am

"Making Contact is committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. Showcasing voices and perspectives rarely heard in mainstream media, Making Contact focuses on the human realities of politics and the connections between local and global events, emphasizing positive and creative ways to solve problems. 

Democracy Now!

Replays Monday 9-10am, Tuesday 9-10am, Wednesday 9-10am, Thursday 9-10am, Friday 9-10am

A daily TV/radio news program, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, airing on over 700 stations, pioneering the largest community media collaboration in the U.S.

A Constant Grin

Live Friday 2-2:30pm
Replays Monday 9-9:30pm, Tuesday 10-10:30am, Friday 6-6:30pm

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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 tho

OUR PROGRAMS

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

DJ(s): 

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.

Live Tracks

Live Thursday 7-9pm
Replays Monday 1-3pm, Sunday 9-11pm

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Live Tracks frequently features performances from local musicians recorded and mixed by the show's host, Jim Buchanan. This show also highlights CDs and vinyl from live musical performances ranging widely from early 60's rock to rock-a-billy, and from blues to bluegrass recorded at a variety of venues.

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Pizza Heist

Live Thursday 2-3pm
Replays Wednesday 10-11pm

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An hour of chiptune, pixels, and red sauce. Chiptune is a style of music influenced by the vintage video game consoles of yore. If you need some more adventure in your day, tune in. Stay heisty.

About Us

KDRT, where the grass roots grow, is located in Davis, CA,
a vibrant community located between San Francisco and Sacramento. KDRT aims to inspire and entertain listeners through an eclectic mix of music and public affairs programming. We build community by promoting dialogue, encouraging artistic expression, and acting as a forum for people who typically lack media access. Our mission reflects our values: localism, social equality, public participation, media literacy, diversity, and, of course, community media. 
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Underwriting

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