Playlists

Bringing the best in alternative music since 1985.

Last Updated March 10, 2019

ArtistSongAlbum
The Morning WellsMust Be YouProper Wilted EP
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
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
The BreedersAll NerveAll Nerve
Buffalo TomSlow DownQuiet And Peace
The NationalYou Had Your Soul With YouI Am Easy To Find (May 17, 2019)
YunoFall In LoveMoodie
QuicksandUnder The ScrewInteriors
The Black KeysLo HiAlbum name and release date are TBD for 2019!
Anti-FlagFinish What We StartedAmerican Fall

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.
NO THEME - giveaway for the Alternative Music Film Series - passes to "Disintegration" - a live performance from the Cure Thursday, April 18th at the Memorial Art Gallery.
ArtistSongAlbum
The BelovedHelloHappiness
Aztec CameraDeep & Wide & TallLove
Lloyd Cole & The CommotionsPerfect SkinRattlesnakes
General PublicHot Your Cool.....All The Rage
Julian Cope5 O'Clock WorldMy Nation Underground
Thomas DolbyEuropa And The Pirate TwinsThe Golden Age Of Wireless
CamouflageThat Smiling FaceVoices & Images
Depeche ModeThe Meaning Of LoveA Broken Frame
Thomas DolbyInterview October 18th 2013
This PictureBreathe Deeply NowA Violent Impression
ErasureBreath Of LifeChorus
Midge UreBreatheLive In Chicago
The B-52's Revolution EarthGood Stuff
O.M.D.Radio WavesDazzle Ships
BerlinMasqueradePleasure Victim EP
Talk TalkTodayThe Party's Over
Hoodoo GurusI Want You BackStoneage Romeo's
The Finn BrothersWon't Give InEveryone Is Here
Trashcan Sinatra'sPeopleIn The Music

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
Hit The LightsSummer BonesRochester
Baker StreetAll EqualRochester
LongwaveUnderworldRochester
Joey GraceIt's MineRochester
MarsManiaxRage On The WeekendRochester
KindoSmell Of A RoseBuffalo
Jordan PotterPlease StopRochester
The DemosMake It BetterRochester
Ghostly TimesThe SenderRochester
Shayne VanValkenburg feat. AOE JordanHoodie SeasonRochester
Kevin Johnson & Nick BowenEternal CrushRochester
Animal SoundsWanderlustRochester
Blank BooksFind My Way AgainRochester
Ani DiFranco32 FlavorsBuffalo
Night GalleryStrange MachinesRochester
Ryan SutherlandChoosin' On YouRochester
Cottage Street Come See MeRochester
The Dirty PenniesBlood Of MeRochester
Jan The ActressLiar, LeaderRochester
Soviet DollsHuntersRochester
Total YuppiesNothingRochester
EyeSpyThermonuclear BoarRochester
Chrissie Romano BandBittersweet & UnkindRochester

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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