Playlists

Bringing the best in alternative music since 1985.

Last Updated January 29, 2019

ArtistSongAlbum
MatisyahuBack To The OldUndercurrent
The Morning WellsMust Be YouProper Wilted EP
The Rural Alberta AdvantageBad Luck AgainThe Wild
El Ten Eleven
Three And A Half Feet And RisingBanker's Hill
311On A RollMosaic
The Push StarsStand Beside The Present Time3 Feet In The Air
Flogging MollyReptiles (We Woke Up)Life Is Good
Stephen Malkmus & The JicksShiggySpark Hard
RancidMake It Out AliveTrouble Maker
My PleasureThe Wednesday ExcuseMostly Happy
The ArcsOutta My MindYours, Dreamly,
The CharlatansOver AgainDifferent Days
BroodsPeachDon't Feed The Pop Monster (February 1, 2019)
InterpolThe RoverMarauder
Atlas GeniusA Perfect EndInanimate Objects
Julien BakerHurt LessTurn Out The Lights
Alkaline TrioDemon And DivisionIs This Thing Cursed?
Meg MyersThe Death Of MeTake Me To The Disco
BlockheadDuke Of HazzardUncle Tony's Color Coloring Book
RancidMake It Out AliveTrouble Maker
Charlotte GainsbourgRing-A-Ring O' RosesRest
Albert Hammond Jr.Far Away TruthsAlbert Hammond Jr Is Francis Trouble Vol. 1
The Crystal MethodGhost In The CityThe Trip Home
MGMTTSLAMPLittle Dark Age
Florence + The MachineSky Full Of SongHigh As Hope
Violent FemmesIssuesWe Can Do Anything
StarsFluorescent LightThere Is No Love In Fluorescent Light
Lo MoonWonderful LifeLo Moon
Cat PowerWomanWanderer
Justin Courtney PierreI'm A LiarIn The Drink
Bear HandsBlue LipsAlbum name and release date are TBD in 2019!
CakeSinking ShipAge Of Aquarius (Release date is TBD for 2019)
MobyFalling Rain & LightEverything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt
Mumford And SonsDeltaDelta
GusterOverexcitedLook Alive
Billie EilishCome Out And PlayCome Out And Play Single
The RaconteursSunday DriverAlbum name and release date are TBD for 2019.
Death Cab For CutieSummer YearsThank You For Today
The DecemberistsOnce In My LifeI'll Be Your Girl
MC LarsDon't Be A CyberbullyThe Jeff Sessions
Vampire WeekendHarmony HallFather Of The Bride (Release date is Spring 2019)
The Lone BellowMay You Be WellWalk Into A Storm
LeaguesSlow And SteadyAlone Together

New Wave Wednesday

Time Slot: 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Date: Wednesday
Request Line: (585) 381-2386


Tune in every Wednesday evening from 5:00-7:00 P.M. with host Jennifer V for New Wave Wednesday. A weekly show devoted to the history of alternative music from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s.
The LOVE SHOW
ArtistSongAlbum
The CureFriday I'm In LoveWish
Peter GabrielIn Your EyesSo
Dream AcademyLoveA Different Kind Of Weather
A Flock Of SeagullsSpace Age Love SongA Flock Of Seagulls
Dead MilkmenPunk rock GirlBeezlebubba
Soft CellTainted LoveNon-Stop Erotic Cabaret
EurythmicsLove Is A StrangerSweet Dreams
PixiesLa La Love YouDoolittle
Luka BloomI Need LoveAcoustic Motorbike
Tears For FearsSowing The Seeds Of LoveThe Seeds Of Love
New Order CeremonyStill
New OrderDream AttackTechnique
Frankie Goes To HollywoodThe Power Of LoveWelcome To The Pleasuredome
MadnessIt Must Be LoveComplete Madness
XTCLove At First SightBlack Sea
ErasureOh L'AmourWonderland
INXSNever Tear Us ApartKick
PretendersMessage Of LovePretenders II
Thompson TwinsIn The Name Of LoveIn The Name Of Love
BeckThink I'm In LoveThe Information
The SmithsThere Is A Light That Never Goes OutThe Queen Is Dead
Juliana Hatfield 3My SisterBecome What You Are
Psychedelic FursLove My WayForever Now
Howard JonesWhat Is Love?Human's Lib
Depeche ModeHere Is The HouseBlack Celebration
Sarah McLachlanI Love YouSurfacing

The FMS

Time Slot: 6:00 pm – 9:00 am
Date: Friday
Request Line: (585) 381-2386


Tune in every Friday morning from 6:00-9:00 am with hosts Joey and Sgt. Pepper for The Friday Morning Show (FMS). There is the Cure, The Beastie Boys at 8am, Prospect Songs of the Week, inside jokes and tons of fun.

The Local Show

Time Slot: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Date: Sunday
Request Line: (585) 381-2386


Tune in every Sunday night from 7:00-9:00 pm with host Warbux for The Local Show. A weekly show devoted to the vast array of local artists located in the Upstate New York region.
ArtistSongHometown
HinkleySeven Stories HighRochester
The DemosIf You Only KnewRochester
Johnny SmokeThe Man Behind The MysteryRochester
Ghostly TimesThe SenderRochester
The Lobster QuadrilleCora Livinia's ConsumptionRochester
The SaplingsMiloRochester
Chrissie Romano BandPhotoRochester
Greg BestLetting GoRochester
Jan The ActressLiar, LeaderRochester
Ryan SutherlandBallad Of The Trap ManRochester
The PlagueDangerRochester
The SushisNew StreakRochester
StavoSpin The WheelsRochester
River Lynch & The Spirit MakersStraight ThroughRochester
Some Ska BandEasy Snappin'Rochester
The Dirty PenniesExplosionsRochester
Jon Lewis BandCharityRochester
VekoraBlunt Force TraumaRochester
The BeaumontsSundownRochester
Animal SoundsWanderlustRochester
The Tombstone HandsPipelineRochester
Total YuppiesEver EverRochester
So Last YearThe End Of My Excuses, Pt IIRochester
Jesse SprinkleSo KindlyRochester

High School Radio Clubs

WBER broadcasts from local area high schools. Find out what songs are in the currently played, who the artists are that made the songs, and what albums the songs appear on.

Brighton Radio Club

Time Slot: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dates: Mon – Fri
Request Line: 585-442-7155

The Brighton Radio Club broadcasts live from Brighton High School from 2-3pm Monday through Friday during the school year. They are a student run and operated, with a faculty advisor.

If you are interested in starting up a club like that at your Rochester-area school, please contact wber@monroe.edu.

Raider Radio at Fairport High School

Time Slot: 10:30 am – 11:55 am
Dates: Mon – Fri

 

The Raider Radio broadcasts live from Fairport High School during the school year. They are a student run and operated, with a faculty advisor.

If you are interested in starting up a club like that at your Rochester-area school, please contact wber@monroe.edu.

Webster Varsity Radio Club

Webster Varsity Radio Club
Time Slot: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Dates: Mon – Fri
Request Line: (585) 217-5754

Webster Varsity Radio started on WBER in 2000 and has been going strong ever since. Our club consists solely of seniors who have a serious interest in all types of alternative, indie, rock, electronic and metal music – and we find a way to make it fit into the beautiful diversity that is the WBER catalog. Tune in Monday through Friday to hear some old favorites right alongside your new favorites.

If you are interested in starting up a club like that at your Rochester-area school, please contact wber@monroe.edu.

Eastern Monroe Career Center (EMCC)

The Eastern Monroe Career Center is committed to offering programs that provide high school students the opportunity to develop the skills and attitudes they will need to succeed in their chosen career. EMCC combines real-life learning experiences, academic skills and business and industry partnerships to prepare our graduates for future education and employment endeavors.

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