Bringing the best in alternative music since 1985.

Last Updated April 11, 2018

BeckUp All NightColors 
Killers, TheLife To ComeWonderful Wonderful
Kills, TheHeart Of A DogAsh & Ice
Nutini, PaoloBetter ManCaustic Love
Stone Roses, TheBeautiful ThingBeautiful Thing
U2Love Is Bigger Than Anything In It's WaySongs Of Experience
SuperchunkWhat A Time To Be AliveWhat A Time To Be Alive 
Iron & WineCall It DreamingBeast Epic
Neighbourhood, TheScary LoveTo Imagine
White, JackConnected By LoveBoarding House Reach (March 23, 2018)
Decemberists, TheSeveredI'll Be Your Girl 
LCD SoundsystemOh BabyAmerican Dream
SoakB A NobodyBefore We Forgot How To Dream
Manchester OrchestraLead, SDA Black Mile To The Service
Foster The PeopleI Love My FriendsSacred Hearts Club
Anti-FlagAmerican AttractionAmerican Fall
Cut Chemist featuring Chali 2na and HymnalWork My MindDie Cut 
National, TheDay I DieSleep Well Beast
Nine Inch NailsNot AnymoreAdd
They Might Be GiantsLet's Get This Over WithI Like Fun
Griswolds, TheLooking For LoveHigh Times For Low Lives
Jimmy Eat WorldThe End Is BeautifulIntegrity Blues
Amos, ToriUp The CreekNative Invader
Goodkin, JoeSarah And JulieRecord Of Loss
ChvrchesGet OutLove Is Dead (May 25, 2018)
PixiesBel EspritHead Carrier
XX, TheI Dare YouI See You
Depeche ModeNo More (This Is The Last Time)Spirit
Simple MindsMagicWalk Between Worlds
Bon Iver33 "God"22
SuperorganismEverybody Wants To Be FamousSuperorganism
Panic! At The DiscoGolden DaysDeath Of A Bachelor
Pearl JamCan't Deny MeAlbum
EditorsDarkness At The DoorViolence
MGMTMe And MichaelLittle Dark Age
Liza AnneParanoiaFine But Dying
The BreedersWait In The CarAll Nerve
Jack JohnsonBig SurAll The Light Above It Too

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.
Playlist last updated April 11, 2018
Guest Co-Host DJ Papple aka Brian Corona
ABCAll of My HeartThe Lexicon of Love
Immaculate FoolsTragic ComedyDumb Poet
EurythmicsIt's Alright (Baby's Coming Back)Be Yourself Tonight
Depeche ModeGet The Balance RightPeople Are People
China CrisisAfrican And WhiteDifficult Shapes & Passive Rhythms, Some People Thing It's Fun To Entertain
Tears For FearsSuffer The ChildrenThe Hurting
BlancmangeBlind VisionMange Tout
FreurDoot DootDoot Doot
Pre-Fab SproutWhen Love Breaks DownSteve McQueen
Kate BushCloudbustingHounds Of Love
Thompson TwinsYou Take Me UpInto The Gap
Matt BiancoWhose Side Are You On?Whose Side Are You On?
Style CouncilThe Lodgers (Or She Was Only A Shopkeepers Daughter) Our Favorite Shop
The QuestionsTuesday SunshineBelief
Nick HeywardLove All DayThe Best of Nick Heyward and Haircut 100
Altered ImagesDon't Talk To Me About LoveBite
The CureThe WalkJapanese Whispers
The ThePerfect Soul Mining
The PuppetsThe Way Of LifeThe Way Of Life
Soft CellTorchTorch (Single)
Fine Young CannibalsJohnny Come HomeFine Young Cannibals
Alison MoyetLove ResurrectionAlf
Fiction FactoryNo TimeAnother Story
IcehouseWe Can Get TogetherIcehouse
Simple MindsNew Gold Dream (81-82-83-84)New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84)
Medium MediumHungry So AngryThe Glitterhouse
The MembersRadioUprhythm Downbeat
Human LeagueThe Sound Of The CrowdDare
ABCViva LoveLexicon Of Love II
ABCTears Are Not EnoughLexicon Of Love
Paul YoungI'm Going To Tear Your Playhouse DownThe Secret Of Association
Spandau BalletChant No. 1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On)Diamond
Duran DuranAnyone Out ThereDuran Duran
Franz FerdinandFeel The Love GoAlways Ascending
Bryan FerryLet's Stick TogetherLet's Stick Together
Alice MertonNo RootsNo Roots
HipswayThe HoneythiefHipsway
Vance JoySaturday SunNation Of Two
Afro Cell Sound SystemWhen You're FallingVolume 3: Further In Time
Lord HuronWait By The RiverVide Noir
ColdplayMagicGhost Stories
Tracey ThornAirRecord
DeerhunterSnakeskinFading Frontier
David BowieFashionScary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
New OrderTouched By The Hand Of GodThe Best of New Order
20/20Yellow Pills20/20
The BeatlesAnd Your Bird Can SingRevolver
TemplesShelter SongSun Structures
The RecordsStarry EyesShades in Bed
BananaramaCheers ThenDeep Sea Skivving

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.
Last Updated April 15, 2018
The HoodiesElectric ChoirRochester
Greg BestLetting GoRochester
Dotsun MoonOmniSlyceBuffalo
One Millimeter Per SecondMemorizeRochester
Ice Nine KillsCommunion Of The CursedRochester
CavalcadeFeel It HappenRochester
Team KOBAlways Home feat. The Sorrow EstateRochester
Eric MatthewA Bird In The WildRochester
Soviet DollsHuntersRochester
VekoraBlunt Force TraumaRochester
Gym Class HeroesTaxi DriverGeneva
Neil Van Dorn BandAlaskaRochester
EGO X BandRough RideRochester
Makaras PenCurrentsBuffalo
MoChesterSonny BoyRochester
Mikey JukeboxCome On AlongRochester
Wax BottlesWall QuotesRochester
This Day & AgeSlideshowBuffalo
The PlagueCan't Stop Loving YouRochester
Jon Lewis BandEveryone Wants To KnowRochester
So Last YearThe End Of My Excuses Pt. IIRochester

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

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

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