Playlists

Bringing the best in alternative music since 1985.

Last Updated October 30, 2018

ArtistSongAlbum
WeezerWeekend WomanPacific Daydream
A Perfect CircleTalk TalkEat The Elephant
Matt & KimI'd RatherAlmost Everyday
LapsleyHurt MeLong Way Home
Death Cab For CutieGold RushThank You For Today (August 17, 2018)
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 TimesLook Alive (January 18, 2019)
Billie EilishYou Should See Me In A CrownAlbum & Release Date TBD
Jim JamesJust A FoolUniform Distortion
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
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
RancidMake It Out AliveTrouble Maker

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 - featuring a tribute to Pete Shelley
ArtistSongAlbum
Mike DoughtyNectarineGolden Delicious
David BowieChangesHunky Dory
Tears For FearsChangeThe Hurting
Talk TalkLife's What You Make ItColour Of Spring
The BanglesHazy Shade Of WinterLess Than Zero
Pete ShelleyTelephone OperatorXL1
XTC a.k.a. The Three WisemenThanks For ChristmasRag And Bone Buffet
Fine Young CannibalsEver Fallen In LoveThe Raw And The Cooked
The JamAll Around The WorldThis Is The Modern World
The Jag'sBack Of My HandEvening Standards
The KnackMy SharonaGet The Knack
Joe JacksonHometownLive At WFUV
The WaitressesXmas WrappingThe Edge Of Christmas
Martha And The MuffinsEcho BeachMetro Music
Lene LovichNew ToyNew Toy
Kate BushHome For ChristmasRubberband Girl Ep
U2TomorrowOctober
MorrisseyTomorrowYour Arsenal
Lloyd Cole And The CommotionsPerfect SkinRattlesnakes
Cocteau TwinsFrosty The SnowmanSnow EP
Band AidDo They Know It's Christmas ?Do They Know It's Christmas?
Pete Shelley(Millions Of People) No One Like YouXL1
BuzzcocksAre EverythingA Different Kind Of Tension
Adam And The AntsDesperate But Not SeriousFriend Or Foe
Duran DuranSound Of ThunderDuran Duran
David Bowie and Bing CrosbyPeace On Earth/Little Drummer BoyThe Edge Of Christmas

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
Talking Under WaterIf My Body FreezesRochester
Goodbye RonnieBegin Again BeginRochester
Eric MatthewA Bird In The WildRochester
Hit The LightsSnowbirds & TowniesRochester
StartisanAll I NeedRochester
The Noble KindCircles In My HeadRochester
Ryan SutherlandMy ShadowRochester
Ice Nine KillsEnjoy Your SlayRochester
The IsotopesJolly RancherosRochester
The SprinklesThe Common GroundRochester
Sisters Of MurphyOne Word Of This KissRochester
KindoReturn To MeBuffalo
Passion PitLifted Up (1985)Buffalo
Team KOBAlways HomeRochester
FortunatoEllipsismRochester
Sam NitschFind MeRochester
The PlagueCan't Stop Loving YouRochester
The Tombstone HandsPeter GunnRochester
HinkleyDialysisRochester
CavalcadeFrom UniversalsRochester
Jon LewisLet It SlideRochester
Wax BottlesReglamorizeRochester
The Demos Make It BetterRochester

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
WeezerWeekend WomanPacific Daydream
A Perfect CircleTalk TalkEat The Elephant
Matt & KimI'd RatherAlmost Everyday
LapsleyHurt MeLong Way Home
Death Cab For CutieGold RushThank You For Today (August 17, 2018)
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 TimesLook Alive (January 18, 2019)
Billie EilishYou Should See Me In A CrownAlbum & Release Date TBD
Jim JamesJust A FoolUniform Distortion
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
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
RancidMake It Out AliveTrouble Maker

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 - featuring a tribute to Pete Shelley
ArtistSongAlbum
Mike DoughtyNectarineGolden Delicious
David BowieChangesHunky Dory
Tears For FearsChangeThe Hurting
Talk TalkLife's What You Make ItColour Of Spring
The BanglesHazy Shade Of WinterLess Than Zero
Pete ShelleyTelephone OperatorXL1
XTC a.k.a. The Three WisemenThanks For ChristmasRag And Bone Buffet
Fine Young CannibalsEver Fallen In LoveThe Raw And The Cooked
The JamAll Around The WorldThis Is The Modern World
The Jag'sBack Of My HandEvening Standards
The KnackMy SharonaGet The Knack
Joe JacksonHometownLive At WFUV
The WaitressesXmas WrappingThe Edge Of Christmas
Martha And The MuffinsEcho BeachMetro Music
Lene LovichNew ToyNew Toy
Kate BushHome For ChristmasRubberband Girl Ep
U2TomorrowOctober
MorrisseyTomorrowYour Arsenal
Lloyd Cole And The CommotionsPerfect SkinRattlesnakes
Cocteau TwinsFrosty The SnowmanSnow EP
Band AidDo They Know It's Christmas ?Do They Know It's Christmas?
Pete Shelley(Millions Of People) No One Like YouXL1
BuzzcocksAre EverythingA Different Kind Of Tension
Adam And The AntsDesperate But Not SeriousFriend Or Foe
Duran DuranSound Of ThunderDuran Duran
David Bowie and Bing CrosbyPeace On Earth/Little Drummer BoyThe Edge Of Christmas

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
Talking Under WaterIf My Body FreezesRochester
Goodbye RonnieBegin Again BeginRochester
Eric MatthewA Bird In The WildRochester
Hit The LightsSnowbirds & TowniesRochester
StartisanAll I NeedRochester
The Noble KindCircles In My HeadRochester
Ryan SutherlandMy ShadowRochester
Ice Nine KillsEnjoy Your SlayRochester
The IsotopesJolly RancherosRochester
The SprinklesThe Common GroundRochester
Sisters Of MurphyOne Word Of This KissRochester
KindoReturn To MeBuffalo
Passion PitLifted Up (1985)Buffalo
Team KOBAlways HomeRochester
FortunatoEllipsismRochester
Sam NitschFind MeRochester
The PlagueCan't Stop Loving YouRochester
The Tombstone HandsPeter GunnRochester
HinkleyDialysisRochester
CavalcadeFrom UniversalsRochester
Jon LewisLet It SlideRochester
Wax BottlesReglamorizeRochester
The Demos Make It BetterRochester

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.