Playlists

Bringing the best in alternative music since 1985.

Last Updated July 5, 2018

ArtistSongAlbum
BrutusDriveBurst
Decemberists, TheSeveredI'll Be Your Girl 
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
Depeche ModeNo More (This Is The Last Time)Spirit
Simple MindsMagicWalk Between Worlds
Bon Iver33 "God"22
SuperorganismEverybody Wants To Be FamousSuperorganism
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
WeezerWeekend WomanPacific Daydream
PennywiseNever Gonna DieNever Gonna Die
Bat For LashesIf I KnewThe Bride
The KillersRutWonderful Wonderful
Florence And The MachineHungerHigh As Hope
BeckNo DistractionColors
MobyThis Wild DarknessEverything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt
Kate NashDrink About YouYesterday Was Forever
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

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.
Theme is BIRDS
ArtistSongAlbum
Think TreeHire A BirdEight/Thirteen
Peter Gabriel featuring Laurie AndersonThis Is The Picture (Excellent Birds)So
Bel CantoBirds Of PassageBirds Of Passage
CranesJewel (Robert Smith Remix)Jewel EP
The Icicle WorksWhisper To A Scream (Birds Fly)The Icicle Works
They Might Be GiantsBirdhouse In Your SoulFlood
A Flock Of SeagullsI RanA Flock Of Seagulls
Toad The Wet SprocketNightengale SongFear
EelsI Like BirdsDaisies Of The Galaxy
Sarah McLachlanBlackbirdRarities, B-Sides and Other Stuff
The CureBurnThe Crow Soundtrack
Talk TalkIt's My LifeIt's My Life
White DoveWhite LoveMorning Dove White
The Innocence MissionThe Wonder Of BirdsThe Innocence Mission
The The Sweet Bird Of TruthInfected
RamonesSurfin' BirdRocket To Russia
BeckBlackbird ChainMorning Phase
Guadalcanal DiaryAnd Your Bird Can Sing2 X 4
Love And RocketsRainbirdEarth Sun Moon
Peter MurphyWild Birds Flock With MeCascade
The PoliceCanary In A CoalmineZenyatta Mondatta
Tears For FearsLadybirdEverybody Loves A Happy Ending
JayhawksBlueTomorrow The Green Grass
The Bird And The BeeAll Our Endless LoveEndless Love Soundtrack

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.
Last Updated August 5, 2018
ArtistSongRegion
So Last YearThe End Of My Excuses Pt. IIRochester
Total YuppiesNothing Rochester
Ryan SutherlandMy ShadowRochester
JoywaveIt's A Trip!Rochester
DilutedSpintechRochester
Wax BottlesPrivate LikenessRochester
Johnny SmokeFeel The VoodooRochester
The StedwellsBody ShotsRochester
The SaplingsAnythingRochester
The Gifted ChildrenHow Important The Local CreekRochester
Avenue You Lodge Show at 3Rochester
The Able BodiesFlickerRochester
Passion PitLifted Up (1985)Buffalo
Ego XRabble RouserRochester
The Hohmann TransferInsideRochester
StavoLight In The WindowRochester
Sisters Of MurphyGreen Over RedRochester
The DemosIf You Only KnewRochester
Jon Lewis BandSo FamiliarRochester
River Lynch & The SpiritmakersOutside The SunRochester
BarbarosaColorblindRochester
Julia NunesBinocularsRochester
Eric MatthewSweet Summer TimeRochester
Sam NitschGhostsRochester
MoChesterSonny BoyRochester

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
BrutusDriveBurst
Decemberists, TheSeveredI'll Be Your Girl 
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
Depeche ModeNo More (This Is The Last Time)Spirit
Simple MindsMagicWalk Between Worlds
Bon Iver33 "God"22
SuperorganismEverybody Wants To Be FamousSuperorganism
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
WeezerWeekend WomanPacific Daydream
PennywiseNever Gonna DieNever Gonna Die
Bat For LashesIf I KnewThe Bride
The KillersRutWonderful Wonderful
Florence And The MachineHungerHigh As Hope
BeckNo DistractionColors
MobyThis Wild DarknessEverything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt
Kate NashDrink About YouYesterday Was Forever
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

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.
Theme is BIRDS
ArtistSongAlbum
Think TreeHire A BirdEight/Thirteen
Peter Gabriel featuring Laurie AndersonThis Is The Picture (Excellent Birds)So
Bel CantoBirds Of PassageBirds Of Passage
CranesJewel (Robert Smith Remix)Jewel EP
The Icicle WorksWhisper To A Scream (Birds Fly)The Icicle Works
They Might Be GiantsBirdhouse In Your SoulFlood
A Flock Of SeagullsI RanA Flock Of Seagulls
Toad The Wet SprocketNightengale SongFear
EelsI Like BirdsDaisies Of The Galaxy
Sarah McLachlanBlackbirdRarities, B-Sides and Other Stuff
The CureBurnThe Crow Soundtrack
Talk TalkIt's My LifeIt's My Life
White DoveWhite LoveMorning Dove White
The Innocence MissionThe Wonder Of BirdsThe Innocence Mission
The The Sweet Bird Of TruthInfected
RamonesSurfin' BirdRocket To Russia
BeckBlackbird ChainMorning Phase
Guadalcanal DiaryAnd Your Bird Can Sing2 X 4
Love And RocketsRainbirdEarth Sun Moon
Peter MurphyWild Birds Flock With MeCascade
The PoliceCanary In A CoalmineZenyatta Mondatta
Tears For FearsLadybirdEverybody Loves A Happy Ending
JayhawksBlueTomorrow The Green Grass
The Bird And The BeeAll Our Endless LoveEndless Love Soundtrack

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 August 5, 2018
ArtistSongRegion
So Last YearThe End Of My Excuses Pt. IIRochester
Total YuppiesNothing Rochester
Ryan SutherlandMy ShadowRochester
JoywaveIt's A Trip!Rochester
DilutedSpintechRochester
Wax BottlesPrivate LikenessRochester
Johnny SmokeFeel The VoodooRochester
The StedwellsBody ShotsRochester
The SaplingsAnythingRochester
The Gifted ChildrenHow Important The Local CreekRochester
Avenue You Lodge Show at 3Rochester
The Able BodiesFlickerRochester
Passion PitLifted Up (1985)Buffalo
Ego XRabble RouserRochester
The Hohmann TransferInsideRochester
StavoLight In The WindowRochester
Sisters Of MurphyGreen Over RedRochester
The DemosIf You Only KnewRochester
Jon Lewis BandSo FamiliarRochester
River Lynch & The SpiritmakersOutside The SunRochester
BarbarosaColorblindRochester
Julia NunesBinocularsRochester
Eric MatthewSweet Summer TimeRochester
Sam NitschGhostsRochester
MoChesterSonny BoyRochester

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.