Playlists

Bringing the best in alternative music since 1985.

Last Updated October 2, 2018

ArtistSongAlbum
Liza AnneParanoiaFine But Dying
WeezerWeekend WomanPacific Daydream
PennywiseNever Gonna DieNever Gonna Die
Bat For LashesIf I KnewThe Bride
Florence And The MachineHungerHigh As Hope
MobyThis Wild DarknessEverything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt
A Perfect CircleTalk TalkEat The Elephant
Matt & KimI'd RatherAlmost Everyday
BellyStars AlignDove
David ByrneIt's Not Dark Up HereAmerican Utopia
LapsleyHurt MeLong Way Home
Death Cab For CutieGold RushThank You For Today (August 17, 2018)
DescendentsVictim Of MeHypercaffium Spazzinate
Less Than JakeGood SignSound The Alarm
Dinosaur JrTinyGive A Glimpse Of What Yer Not
WilcoNopeSchmilco
MetricDark SaturdayAlbum Name TBD & Release Date is September 21, 2018!
Twin ShadowSaturdaysCaer
ErasureLove You To The SkyWorld Be Gone
MastodonAncient KingdomEmperor Of Sand
Nine Inch NailsAhead Of OurselvesBad Witch
Matthew SweetOut Of My MiseryTomorrow's Daughter
Buffalo TomAll Be GoneQuiet And Peace
Family Of The YearBitter MindGoodbye Sunshine Hello Nighttime
MatisyahuBack To The OldUndercurrent
GusterHard TimesAlbum & Release Date TBD
Billie EilishYou Should See Me In A CrownAlbum & Release Date TBD
Jim JamesJust A FoolUniform Distortion
The Morning WellsMust Be YouProper Wilted EP
Cary BrothersSayBruises
The Rural Alberta AdvantageBad Luck AgainThe Wild
El Ten Eleven
Three And A Half Feet And RisingBanker's Hill
Iggy PopGardeniaPost Pop Depression
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

New Wave Wednesday

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


Tune in every Wednesday from 7:00-9:00AM 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 - mostly requests
ArtistSongAlbum
The PretendersMessage Of LovePretenders II
The OrbLittle Fluffy CloudsThe Orb's Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld
Gary NumanMetalThe Pleasure Principle
The SmithsStop Me If You Think You've Heard This One BeforeStrangeways, Here We Come
Split EnzI Got YouTrue Colours
Duran DuranNew Moon on MondaySeven And The Ragged Tiger
New OrderShellshockPretty In Pink
ElectronicDisappointedDisappointed Ep
BlondieAtomicEat To The Beat
MadnessOur HouseThe Rise & Fall
The NormalWarm LeatheretteWarm Leatherette
KraftwerkThe ModelThe Man The Machine
Talk TalkLiving To Another World The Colour Of Spring
Material IssueValerie Loves MeInternational Pop Overthrow
DevoThrough Being CoolNew Traditionalists
RadioheadAirbagOK Computer
Roxy MusicMore Than ThisAvalon
The CureA Night Like ThisThe Head On The Door
Simple MindsSomeone, Somewhere In SummertimeNew Gold Dream 81-82-83-84
David BowieHeroesHeroes
The TheThis Is The DaySoul Mining
U2God Part IIRattle And Hum
The Mission U.K.Tower Of Strength (Acoustic)Amelia EP

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
Chris MerkleyGreat UnknownSyracuse
Public PrismIn The MailRochester
Anchorage NebraskaLet Down BeforeRochester
Uncle Ben's RemedyJazz CigaretteBuffalo
Johnny SmokeThe Man Behind The MysteryRochester
Stone Cold MiracleLove Without A DoubtIthaca
Stacy ClarkFireflyBuffalo
The StrangersResolutionRochester
Team KOBAlways HomeRochester
The Squires Of The SubterrainWhat Was ThatRochester
KindoReturn To MeBuffalo
River Lynch & The SpiritmakersStraight ThroughRochester
Samuel VenturaLeave Me AloneGeneva
Ian Brown AnxietyWatertown
FortunatoEllipsismRochester
Jon Lewis BandFind PeaceRochester
Jordan PotterAmygdalaRochester
Root ShockLet GoSyracuse
StavoLight In The WindowRochester
BrindamorAbout YouRochester
The PlagueDangerRochester
Wax BottlesBeethoven In SweatpantsRochester
Chris Eves & the New NormalInbetweenSyracuse

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.

Bringing the best in alternative music since 1985.

Last Updated April 11, 2018

ArtistSongAlbum
Liza AnneParanoiaFine But Dying
WeezerWeekend WomanPacific Daydream
PennywiseNever Gonna DieNever Gonna Die
Bat For LashesIf I KnewThe Bride
Florence And The MachineHungerHigh As Hope
MobyThis Wild DarknessEverything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt
A Perfect CircleTalk TalkEat The Elephant
Matt & KimI'd RatherAlmost Everyday
BellyStars AlignDove
David ByrneIt's Not Dark Up HereAmerican Utopia
LapsleyHurt MeLong Way Home
Death Cab For CutieGold RushThank You For Today (August 17, 2018)
DescendentsVictim Of MeHypercaffium Spazzinate
Less Than JakeGood SignSound The Alarm
Dinosaur JrTinyGive A Glimpse Of What Yer Not
WilcoNopeSchmilco
MetricDark SaturdayAlbum Name TBD & Release Date is September 21, 2018!
Twin ShadowSaturdaysCaer
ErasureLove You To The SkyWorld Be Gone
MastodonAncient KingdomEmperor Of Sand
Nine Inch NailsAhead Of OurselvesBad Witch
Matthew SweetOut Of My MiseryTomorrow's Daughter
Buffalo TomAll Be GoneQuiet And Peace
Family Of The YearBitter MindGoodbye Sunshine Hello Nighttime
MatisyahuBack To The OldUndercurrent
GusterHard TimesAlbum & Release Date TBD
Billie EilishYou Should See Me In A CrownAlbum & Release Date TBD
Jim JamesJust A FoolUniform Distortion
The Morning WellsMust Be YouProper Wilted EP
Cary BrothersSayBruises
The Rural Alberta AdvantageBad Luck AgainThe Wild
El Ten Eleven
Three And A Half Feet And RisingBanker's Hill
Iggy PopGardeniaPost Pop Depression
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

New Wave Wednesday

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


Tune in every Wednesday from 7:00-9:00AM 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 - mostly requests
ArtistSongAlbum
The PretendersMessage Of LovePretenders II
The OrbLittle Fluffy CloudsThe Orb's Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld
Gary NumanMetalThe Pleasure Principle
The SmithsStop Me If You Think You've Heard This One BeforeStrangeways, Here We Come
Split EnzI Got YouTrue Colours
Duran DuranNew Moon on MondaySeven And The Ragged Tiger
New OrderShellshockPretty In Pink
ElectronicDisappointedDisappointed Ep
BlondieAtomicEat To The Beat
MadnessOur HouseThe Rise & Fall
The NormalWarm LeatheretteWarm Leatherette
KraftwerkThe ModelThe Man The Machine
Talk TalkLiving To Another World The Colour Of Spring
Material IssueValerie Loves MeInternational Pop Overthrow
DevoThrough Being CoolNew Traditionalists
RadioheadAirbagOK Computer
Roxy MusicMore Than ThisAvalon
The CureA Night Like ThisThe Head On The Door
Simple MindsSomeone, Somewhere In SummertimeNew Gold Dream 81-82-83-84
David BowieHeroesHeroes
The TheThis Is The DaySoul Mining
U2God Part IIRattle And Hum
The Mission U.K.Tower Of Strength (Acoustic)Amelia EP

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
Chris MerkleyGreat UnknownSyracuse
Public PrismIn The MailRochester
Anchorage NebraskaLet Down BeforeRochester
Uncle Ben's RemedyJazz CigaretteBuffalo
Johnny SmokeThe Man Behind The MysteryRochester
Stone Cold MiracleLove Without A DoubtIthaca
Stacy ClarkFireflyBuffalo
The StrangersResolutionRochester
Team KOBAlways HomeRochester
The Squires Of The SubterrainWhat Was ThatRochester
KindoReturn To MeBuffalo
River Lynch & The SpiritmakersStraight ThroughRochester
Samuel VenturaLeave Me AloneGeneva
Ian Brown AnxietyWatertown
FortunatoEllipsismRochester
Jon Lewis BandFind PeaceRochester
Jordan PotterAmygdalaRochester
Root ShockLet GoSyracuse
StavoLight In The WindowRochester
BrindamorAbout YouRochester
The PlagueDangerRochester
Wax BottlesBeethoven In SweatpantsRochester
Chris Eves & the New NormalInbetweenSyracuse

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.