Playlists

Bringing the best in alternative music since 1985.

Last Updated December 19, 2018

ArtistSongAlbum
Twin ShadowSaturdaysCaer
ErasureLove You To The SkyWorld Be Gone
MastodonAncient KingdomEmperor Of Sand
Nine Inch NailsAhead Of OurselvesBad Witch
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
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
MGMTTSLAMPLittle Dark Age
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

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 !
ArtistSongAlbum
The SmithsBig Mouth Strikes AgainThe Queen Is Dead
The Blue NileStayA Walk Across The Rooftop
The BelovedSweet HarmonyConscience
Echo And The BunnymenThe CutterPorcupine
XTCRespectable StreetBlack Sea
Talking HeadsWild, Wild LifeTrue Stories
Let's ActiveEvery Word Means NoAfoot
R.E.M.Pretty PersuasionReckoning
Hoodoo GurusLike-Wow Wipe-OutMars Needs Guitars
Roxy MusicMore Than ThisAvalon
Bow Wow WowDo You Wanna Hold Me? When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
Haircut One HundredFavourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl)Pelican West
Big Audio DynamiteC'Mon Every BeatboxNo. 10 Upping Street
Icicle WorksEvangelineIf You Want To Defeat Your Enemy, Sing His Song
The CallThe Walls Came DownModern Romans
David BowieI'm Afraid Of AmericansEarthling
David BowieCat PeopleCat People Soundtrack
Peter GodwinImages of HeavenImages of Heaven
VisageFade To GrayVisage
Depeche ModeLeave In SilenceA Broken Frame
The Pursuit Of HappinessConsciousness Raising As A Social Tool Love Junk
Barenaked LadiesBlame It On MeGordon
Crash Test DummiesAfternoons And CoffeespoonsGod Shuffled His Feet
MoevIn And OutHead Down
Men Without HatsJenny Wore BlackPop Goes The World
Robyn Hitchcock And The EgyptiansBalloon ManGlobe Of Frogs

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
Goodbye RonnieRiseRochester
Talking Under WaterIf My Body FreezesRochester
Total YuppiesNothingRochester
The IsotopesSuper ColliderRochester
Chris MerkleyGreat UnknownSyracuse
Johnny SmokeHot Rod WomanRochester
Meg SutherlandShow YouRochester
The PlagueCan't Stop Loving YouRochester
The MinstrelsI Won't Make A SoundRochester
StavoLight In The WindowRochester
Burning DaylightWaking Up AloneRochester
Old FameNo PainRochester
Jon Lewis BandSo FamiliarRochester
California CousinsAspirinRochester
SetivaDead DovesRochester
Soviet DollsFoolishRochester
Wax BottlesPrivate LikenessRochester
Susanna RoseLittle GirlRochester
Ed IseleyNothing Will LastRochester
Ego XFiring LineRochester
Sam NitschFind MeRochester
The Hohmann TransferInsideRochester
Diluted BotheredRochester
My Plastic SunIt's Our TimeRochester

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.