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Programs

Start Time Program Name
12:00am Classical Mechanics
2:00am music (re-broadcast)
5:00am Hard Knock Radio
6:00am Democracy Now!
7:00am The Morning Blend
8:00am Democracy Now!
9:00am Thom Hartmann Program
12:00pm Iaan Hughes
3:00pm Carol Handley
7:00pm The Caravan
9:00pm Straight, No Chaser
11:00pm Giant Steps
Amplifier Tubes

Ampbuzz

Thursdays 11pm-12am, Fridays 12-1am

An integrated mix of psychedelic rock, outsider folk, free and not-so-free jazz, and anything else that can be considered “out” but not necessarily “noise”.

Hosted by

Amplifier Tubes

Ampbuzz (continued)

Thursdays 11pm-12am, Fridays 12-1am

Hosted by

Away From The Numbers

Away from the Numbers

Tuesdays 11pm-12am, Wednesdays 12-1am

Away From The Numbers is adventurous rock ‘n roll from the 1960’s to today.

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Bluegrass Ramble

Sundays 12-3pm

Three hours of soulful singin’ and hot pickin’, featuring the best of this classic American genre.

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Caravan

The Caravan

Mondays 7-9pm

Hosted by

Carol Handley

Carol Handley

Sundays 4-5am, Thursdays, Fridays 1-5am, Tuesdays, Wednesdays 3-5am, Weekdays 3-7pm

Hosted by

City Soul Turntables

City Soul

Fridays 9-11pm

Presenting a kaleidoscope of soulful electronic sounds, City Soul connects the dots between modern club culture and its past influences from around the globe. Hosted by Seattle club DJs Atlee and J-Justice.

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Classical Mechanics

Mondays 12-2am

Classical music and classical-inspired works of the 20th and 21st centuries, from the late Romantic to the composers of today.

Hosted by

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Climate Connections

Climate Connections is a daily (M-F), 90-second radio series that aims to help listeners understand how climate change is already impacting our lives and what diverse people and organizations are doing to reduce the associated risks. The series “connects the dots” between climate change and energy, extreme weather, public health, food and water, jobs and

Read More

Amy Goodman & Juan Gonzalez on TV set

Democracy Now!

Weekdays 6-7am, 8-9am

Democracy Now! is an international, independent, daily news hour, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. By featuring a rich diversity of voices often ignored by the corporate media, Democracy Now! presents in-depth information, historical perspectives, and substantive public debate on the most pressing issues of the day.

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Democracy Now!

Weekdays 6-7am, 8-9am

Early Music Northwest

Early Music Northwest

Sundays 6-7pm

A rich mix of music from medieval Europe, the renaissance and beyond. Produced by a knowledgeable crew of medieval history scholars and volunteers from the Early Music Guild of Seattle.

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Undersea

Flotation Device

Sundays 10pm-12am

Creative and improvised music from the Northwest and around the world.

Hosted by ,

Violin Close-up

Folksounds

Tuesdays 7-9pm

A blend of acoustic American folk, featuring fiddle tunes, dance music, contemporary songs, as well as a few acoustic surprises from other parts of the world.

Hosted by ,

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Giant Steps

Mondays 11pm-12am, Tuesdays 12-1am

Jazz in classic and progressive forms and the music its inspired along the way, from groundbreaking Coltrane to underground turntablism.

Hosted by

Gospel Highway

Gospel Highway

Saturdays 7-9am

An early gospel start to your weekend featuring traditional quartets, vocal soloists, and contemporary artists.

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The Grateful Dead Hour and Backtracks

The Grateful Dead Hour & Backtracks

Sundays 7-10pm

Two solid hours of The Dead, featuring the long-running Grateful Dead Hour with David Gans, followed by more rare tracks, interviews, vault tapes, and other gems.

Hosted by , ,

GREENlogo2

Green Acre Radio

Green Acre Radio is a weekly radio program focusing on important issues in the environmental and sustainability movement, including wetland restoration, Puget Sound recovery, local food policy and ocean conditions. The show is produced by Martha Baskin and sponsored by the Human Links Foundation in partnership with Jack Straw Cultural Center.

GreenRiverLakes_web

H2O Radio, This Week in Water

H2O Radio is journalism about water. Why? Because we’re all in this together. What do you picture when you hear the word “water”? A cool, refreshing drink? A dip in a mountain lake? The beach? Perhaps you recall your morning shower, or watering your garden. You probably didn’t picture power plants, your laptop, or that burger

Read More

HardKnockRadio

Hard Knock Radio

Weekdays 5-6am

Hard Knock Radio, out of KPFA Berkeley, is Pacifica Radio’s daily talk show for the Hip Hop generation. Hosts Davey D and Anita Johnson broadcast in-depth interviews and profiles with elected officials, community leaders, activists, authors, Hip Hop artists, and musicians with breaks and beats. HKR strives to be a voice for the community and

Read More

Hawaiian Radio Connection

Hawai`i Radio Connection

Saturdays 12-2pm

From the Islands of Aloha to Wakinekona, Hawai`i Radio Connection features two hours of the unique sounds that evoke a tropical island paradise for your ears. From classic chants and traditional hula tunes, to sweet slack-key guitar, ukulele wizardry, hapa-haole harmonies, and popular Hawaiian hits of the past fifty-plus years of the Fiftieth State, join

Read More

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Hip Hop Knuckles Show

Hip Hop Knuckles

Saturdays 10pm-12am

Nje brings you Hip-Hop from all over the world, sharing the culture and smooth vibes of Hip-Hop and leaving you with positive feelings.

Hosted by

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Iaan Hughes

Mondays 2-5am, Weekdays 12-3pm

Hosted by

hightower

Jim Hightower Radio

Weekdays 7:50 a.m. during The Morning Blend and at 2:04 p.m. on The Thom Hartmann Program National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow, Jim Hightower Radio has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of

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Living The Blues

Living The Blues

Saturdays 8-10pm

Celebrating the Blues in all its forms.

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Logic Amen Commentary

Mondays and Fridays 6:55 p.m. during Hard Knock Radio Logic Amen is an educator, artist, and activist. He is a graduate of the University of Washington with a degree in English Literature. Logic is active in the hip-hop community with several albums and writings soon to be published and distributed. Subscribe to his podcast here: http://kbcsweb.bellevuecollege.edu/Downloads/Logic/logic_podcasts.xml

The Lounge Room

The Lounge Room

Sundays 2-4am

Lush, dreamy arrangements of pop and vocal jazz standards to swing, big band, and classic jazz.

Hosted by

Morning Blend

The Morning Blend

Weekdays 7-8am

The Morning Blend features a mix of local and national news and perspectives, as well as fresh new music locally and globally. Hosted by community members, it is a morning world of music and ideas. Start your day off right with The Morning Blend.

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African Electrica Guitar

Music of Africa

Thursdays 7-9pm

A weekly survey of African popular music, including soukous, highlife, juju, benga, and more.

Hosted by ,

LPs770x360

music (re-broadcast)

Mondays 2-5am, Weekdays 12-3pm

Hosted by

LPs770x360

music (re-broadcast)

Sundays 4-5am, Thursdays, Fridays 1-5am, Tuesdays, Wednesdays 3-5am, Weekdays 3-7pm

Hosted by

LPs770x360

music (re-broadcast)

Sundays 4-5am, Thursdays, Fridays 1-5am, Tuesdays, Wednesdays 3-5am, Weekdays 3-7pm

Hosted by

Musica de la Raza

Musica de la Raza

Saturdays 6-8pm

Traditional Mexican regional music, including Trova Yucateca, son jarocho, huapango, and banda from Veracruz, Yucatan, and other regions of Mexico. Also featuring traditional Mexican-American musical genres such as urban West Coast Chicano soul, rock, and R&B.

Hosted by

Neon Insterstate

Neon Interstate

Wednesdays 1-3am

Celebrating American sounds from Nashville to L.A. and all points in between, paying homage to artists who swerve outside the strict defining lines of folk, country, and rock.

Hosted by

Our Saturday Tradition

Our Saturday Tradition

Saturdays 9am-12pm

An eclectic blend of both traditional and contemporary Americana, including folk, bluegrass, and old-time music.

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Overnight Groove

Overnight Groove

Saturdays 5-7am

A mix of 70s & 80s dance and disco music.

Hosted by

Brazil Carnival by RodrigoLobo edit

Raizes

Saturdays 2-4pm

‘Roots’ in Portuguese, Raízes takes you on a panoramic exploration into the music and culture of Brazil, from the folkloric rural roots to the urban contemporary rhythms, from Bossa to Samba with stops around and in between. Hosts Samia Panni and Sharon Stevens also share their love of everything Brazilian on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/RaizesBrazilianRadio91.3FMKBCS/

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Recycled Music

Recycled Music

Sundays 12-2am

Recycled Music: travelling across time, space, and musical genre – Recycled Music is all about one thing: Cover Tunes. Every week, you get all the music you love, just not the way you remember hearing it. Pretty much anything can happen when DJ ChairmanMoe is at the microphone, so if you’re willing to risk a little

Read More

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The Reggae Party

The Reggae Party

Thursdays 9-11pm

Exploring the borders of reggae and territory in between, including roots, dance hall, dub, rocksteady, and ska.

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Road Songs

Road Songs

Tuesdays 9-11pm

Host Rustin Thompson takes you on a journey down the highways of alternative country and folk, classic country, and country rock. Imagine a soundtrack for a journey through the backroads of the imagination, offering challenging climbs and restful descents, quiet contemplations and raucous singalongs, inviting sidetrips and illuminating detours. Your traveling companions include Townes Van

Read More

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Sabor Pic Kids edit

¡Sabor!

Saturdays 4-6pm

A weekly tour of contemporary and traditional Latin music from all parts of the globe.

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Sakara Remmu Commentary

Tuesdays 6:55 p.m. during Hard Knock Radio Sakara is post-secondary educator and social justice and strategic communications consultant working with community heath and human services organizations and agencies to re-frame narratives to advance policy advocacy campaigns and engage supporters through multi-media story telling. Since 2007 Sakara has been a reporter and commentator covering social and political

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Sonic Traveller

Sonic Traveler

DJ Spektra has hung up her spurs. We’ll greatly miss her weekly excursions in ambient, jazz, & trance rhythms from around the world.

Sountrack Extravaganza

Soundtrack Extravaganza

Wednesdays 11pm-12am, Thursdays 12-1am

Soundtracks from motion pictures both past and present, as well as television series, game shows, documentaries, and a few other surprising places.

Hosted by

Straight No Chaser

Straight, No Chaser

Mondays 9-11pm

From bebop to hard-bop to the avant-garde, jazz, unfiltered and undiluted, jazz that burns or tingles the ears like a shot of whiskey does the throat.

Hosted by

Sugar Free

Sugar Free

Wednesdays 9-11pm

DJ Claire brings you a sugar-free music jam packed with fresh, raw and experimental indie rock songs from local talents and indie rock groups from around the world.

Hosted by

Folksounds

Sunday Folks

Sundays 9am-12pm

A morning mix of traditional and contemporary folk in all it’s undefined states.

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Violin Strings

Sunday’s Hornpipe

Sundays 3-6pm

You’ll hear Hornpipes, Reels and Jigs, even a few waltzes and plenty of songs from today’s finest traditional Celtic players. Catch up on coming to town artists, new recordings and some good stories and laughs. Requests always welcome. Djs Mary Kelly, Devon Leger, Bob Dixson and Kevin O’Connor play the music for 3 hours every

Read More

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2014 Top Ten

The Shape of Modern Jazz

Tuesdays 1-3am

Shape of Modern Jazz host Gordon Todd spins a mix of new jazz, modern classics, overlooked gems and Northwest players.

Hosted by

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Thom Hartmann Program

Weekdays 9am-12pm

“America’s #1 Progressive Radio Show,” The Thom Hartmann Program is heard nationwide by 2.75 million listeners. The author, former therapist, entrepreneur, and political commentator explores a daily mix of current topics and connects with callers nationwide. Regular guests on the program include Senator Bernie Sanders, Washington correspondents Ellen Ratner and Victoria Jones and range of

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Uncle Meghabhuti & Funkscribe Present

Fridays 7-9pm

For over 5 years,  DJ Uncle Meghabuti & DJ Funkscribe have been bringing you soul & funk music in all it’s forms. You’ll hear Deep funk 45’s, dusty party funk LP’s, Motown, 80’s boogie, sweet 60’s soul, hip hop, neo-soul, breakbeats & more – all guaranteed to get your Friday night started right. The show

Read More

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Variations

Variations

Fridays 11pm-12am, Saturdays 12-1am

Delves into the continually prolific electronic music community from local to the global. Occasional studio interviews, live guests plus new, classic, and found creations. Genres extend through dubstep, jungle/dnb, house, electro, minimal, IDM, bonkin’, crunkin’, and circuit bending! Even YOUR talent may be featured sometime!

Hosted by

Country Album collage

Walkin’ the Floor

Sundays 6-9am

Twang when the roosters crow, waking you with twin fiddles, steel guitars, and honky tonk stars.

Hosted by

Waveform Transmission

Waveform Transmission

Saturdays 1-3am

Classic electronica and chill-out.

Hosted by

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What’s the Flux? Commuter Dispatches

A daily ritual—the commute—shapes our exploration of mobility, access and economic movement from the margins of a city to its center. With broadcast, texts, social media and bus ads, we bring curiosity to hidden, nonstop migration. With support from the Association of Independents in Radio (AIR), producer Mona Yeh examines Seattle metro area commuting to capture first-hand accounts of

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Womanotes

Womanotes

Wednesdays 7-9pm

From Bessie Smith to Bjork and everything in between, the voices of women singers and musicians from across the years and around the globe.

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WINv3

Workers Independent News Service

Weekdays at 7:01 a.m. during The Morning Blend and at 2:01 p.m. on The Thom Hartmann Program Workers Independent News Service producers gather news from labor unions and activists across the country. Their producers and reporters come from a diverse background encompassing all fields of media journalism, from print to radio, video to the Web. WIN shares

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zulu radio

Zulu Radio

Saturdays 3-5am

Straight from the Seattle chapter of the Universal Zulu Nation, Zulu Radio is an outlet for up-and-coming independent Hip Hop artists, both locally and worldwide. Zulu Radio aims to spread awareness of Hip Hop not only as a cultural movement, but as a vehicle for positive growth within our communities.

Hosted by

Dance, Trance and Electronica

City Soul Turntables

City Soul

Fridays 9-11pm

Presenting a kaleidoscope of soulful electronic sounds, City Soul connects the dots between modern club culture and its past influences from around the globe. Hosted by Seattle club DJs Atlee and J-Justice.

Hosted by ,

Overnight Groove

Overnight Groove

Saturdays 5-7am

A mix of 70s & 80s dance and disco music.

Hosted by

Sonic Traveller

Sonic Traveler

DJ Spektra has hung up her spurs. We’ll greatly miss her weekly excursions in ambient, jazz, & trance rhythms from around the world.

Variations

Variations

Fridays 11pm-12am, Saturdays 12-1am

Delves into the continually prolific electronic music community from local to the global. Occasional studio interviews, live guests plus new, classic, and found creations. Genres extend through dubstep, jungle/dnb, house, electro, minimal, IDM, bonkin’, crunkin’, and circuit bending! Even YOUR talent may be featured sometime!

Hosted by

Waveform Transmission

Waveform Transmission

Saturdays 1-3am

Classic electronica and chill-out.

Hosted by

Folk and Americana

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Bluegrass Ramble

Sundays 12-3pm

Three hours of soulful singin’ and hot pickin’, featuring the best of this classic American genre.

Hosted by , , ,

Violin Close-up

Folksounds

Tuesdays 7-9pm

A blend of acoustic American folk, featuring fiddle tunes, dance music, contemporary songs, as well as a few acoustic surprises from other parts of the world.

Hosted by ,

Gospel Highway

Gospel Highway

Saturdays 7-9am

An early gospel start to your weekend featuring traditional quartets, vocal soloists, and contemporary artists.

Hosted by , ,

Our Saturday Tradition

Our Saturday Tradition

Saturdays 9am-12pm

An eclectic blend of both traditional and contemporary Americana, including folk, bluegrass, and old-time music.

Hosted by , ,

Road Songs

Road Songs

Tuesdays 9-11pm

Host Rustin Thompson takes you on a journey down the highways of alternative country and folk, classic country, and country rock. Imagine a soundtrack for a journey through the backroads of the imagination, offering challenging climbs and restful descents, quiet contemplations and raucous singalongs, inviting sidetrips and illuminating detours. Your traveling companions include Townes Van

Read More

Hosted by ,

Folksounds

Sunday Folks

Sundays 9am-12pm

A morning mix of traditional and contemporary folk in all it’s undefined states.

Hosted by , ,

Country Album collage

Walkin’ the Floor

Sundays 6-9am

Twang when the roosters crow, waking you with twin fiddles, steel guitars, and honky tonk stars.

Hosted by

Jazz and Classical

Classical Mechanics1

Classical Mechanics

Mondays 12-2am

Classical music and classical-inspired works of the 20th and 21st centuries, from the late Romantic to the composers of today.

Hosted by

Early Music Northwest

Early Music Northwest

Sundays 6-7pm

A rich mix of music from medieval Europe, the renaissance and beyond. Produced by a knowledgeable crew of medieval history scholars and volunteers from the Early Music Guild of Seattle.

Hosted by , ,

Undersea

Flotation Device

Sundays 10pm-12am

Creative and improvised music from the Northwest and around the world.

Hosted by ,

euphonium-93841_640

Giant Steps

Mondays 11pm-12am, Tuesdays 12-1am

Jazz in classic and progressive forms and the music its inspired along the way, from groundbreaking Coltrane to underground turntablism.

Hosted by

The Lounge Room

The Lounge Room

Sundays 2-4am

Lush, dreamy arrangements of pop and vocal jazz standards to swing, big band, and classic jazz.

Hosted by

Straight No Chaser

Straight, No Chaser

Mondays 9-11pm

From bebop to hard-bop to the avant-garde, jazz, unfiltered and undiluted, jazz that burns or tingles the ears like a shot of whiskey does the throat.

Hosted by

2014 Top Ten

The Shape of Modern Jazz

Tuesdays 1-3am

Shape of Modern Jazz host Gordon Todd spins a mix of new jazz, modern classics, overlooked gems and Northwest players.

Hosted by

R&B, Soul, and Hip Hop

Hip Hop Knuckles Show

Hip Hop Knuckles

Saturdays 10pm-12am

Nje brings you Hip-Hop from all over the world, sharing the culture and smooth vibes of Hip-Hop and leaving you with positive feelings.

Hosted by

turntable

Uncle Meghabhuti & Funkscribe Present

Fridays 7-9pm

For over 5 years,  DJ Uncle Meghabuti & DJ Funkscribe have been bringing you soul & funk music in all it’s forms. You’ll hear Deep funk 45’s, dusty party funk LP’s, Motown, 80’s boogie, sweet 60’s soul, hip hop, neo-soul, breakbeats & more – all guaranteed to get your Friday night started right. The show

Read More

Hosted by ,

zulu radio

Zulu Radio

Saturdays 3-5am

Straight from the Seattle chapter of the Universal Zulu Nation, Zulu Radio is an outlet for up-and-coming independent Hip Hop artists, both locally and worldwide. Zulu Radio aims to spread awareness of Hip Hop not only as a cultural movement, but as a vehicle for positive growth within our communities.

Hosted by

Rock and Blues

Away From The Numbers

Away from the Numbers

Tuesdays 11pm-12am, Wednesdays 12-1am

Away From The Numbers is adventurous rock ‘n roll from the 1960’s to today.

Hosted by ,

The Grateful Dead Hour and Backtracks

The Grateful Dead Hour & Backtracks

Sundays 7-10pm

Two solid hours of The Dead, featuring the long-running Grateful Dead Hour with David Gans, followed by more rare tracks, interviews, vault tapes, and other gems.

Hosted by , ,

Living The Blues

Living The Blues

Saturdays 8-10pm

Celebrating the Blues in all its forms.

Hosted by , ,

Neon Insterstate

Neon Interstate

Wednesdays 1-3am

Celebrating American sounds from Nashville to L.A. and all points in between, paying homage to artists who swerve outside the strict defining lines of folk, country, and rock.

Hosted by

Recycled Music

Recycled Music

Sundays 12-2am

Recycled Music: travelling across time, space, and musical genre – Recycled Music is all about one thing: Cover Tunes. Every week, you get all the music you love, just not the way you remember hearing it. Pretty much anything can happen when DJ ChairmanMoe is at the microphone, so if you’re willing to risk a little

Read More

Hosted by

Sugar Free

Sugar Free

Wednesdays 9-11pm

DJ Claire brings you a sugar-free music jam packed with fresh, raw and experimental indie rock songs from local talents and indie rock groups from around the world.

Hosted by

Variety

Amplifier Tubes

Ampbuzz

Thursdays 11pm-12am, Fridays 12-1am

An integrated mix of psychedelic rock, outsider folk, free and not-so-free jazz, and anything else that can be considered “out” but not necessarily “noise”.

Hosted by

Amplifier Tubes

Ampbuzz (continued)

Thursdays 11pm-12am, Fridays 12-1am

Hosted by

Caravan

The Caravan

Mondays 7-9pm

Hosted by

Carol Handley

Carol Handley

Sundays 4-5am, Thursdays, Fridays 1-5am, Tuesdays, Wednesdays 3-5am, Weekdays 3-7pm

Hosted by

Iaan770x360

Iaan Hughes

Mondays 2-5am, Weekdays 12-3pm

Hosted by

Morning Blend

The Morning Blend

Weekdays 7-8am

The Morning Blend features a mix of local and national news and perspectives, as well as fresh new music locally and globally. Hosted by community members, it is a morning world of music and ideas. Start your day off right with The Morning Blend.

Hosted by , , ,

LPs770x360

music (re-broadcast)

Mondays 2-5am, Weekdays 12-3pm

Hosted by

LPs770x360

music (re-broadcast)

Sundays 4-5am, Thursdays, Fridays 1-5am, Tuesdays, Wednesdays 3-5am, Weekdays 3-7pm

Hosted by

LPs770x360

music (re-broadcast)

Sundays 4-5am, Thursdays, Fridays 1-5am, Tuesdays, Wednesdays 3-5am, Weekdays 3-7pm

Hosted by

Sountrack Extravaganza

Soundtrack Extravaganza

Wednesdays 11pm-12am, Thursdays 12-1am

Soundtracks from motion pictures both past and present, as well as television series, game shows, documentaries, and a few other surprising places.

Hosted by

Womanotes

Womanotes

Wednesdays 7-9pm

From Bessie Smith to Bjork and everything in between, the voices of women singers and musicians from across the years and around the globe.

Hosted by , ,

World

Hawaiian Radio Connection

Hawai`i Radio Connection

Saturdays 12-2pm

From the Islands of Aloha to Wakinekona, Hawai`i Radio Connection features two hours of the unique sounds that evoke a tropical island paradise for your ears. From classic chants and traditional hula tunes, to sweet slack-key guitar, ukulele wizardry, hapa-haole harmonies, and popular Hawaiian hits of the past fifty-plus years of the Fiftieth State, join

Read More

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African Electrica Guitar

Music of Africa

Thursdays 7-9pm

A weekly survey of African popular music, including soukous, highlife, juju, benga, and more.

Hosted by ,

Musica de la Raza

Musica de la Raza

Saturdays 6-8pm

Traditional Mexican regional music, including Trova Yucateca, son jarocho, huapango, and banda from Veracruz, Yucatan, and other regions of Mexico. Also featuring traditional Mexican-American musical genres such as urban West Coast Chicano soul, rock, and R&B.

Hosted by

Brazil Carnival by RodrigoLobo edit

Raizes

Saturdays 2-4pm

‘Roots’ in Portuguese, Raízes takes you on a panoramic exploration into the music and culture of Brazil, from the folkloric rural roots to the urban contemporary rhythms, from Bossa to Samba with stops around and in between. Hosts Samia Panni and Sharon Stevens also share their love of everything Brazilian on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/RaizesBrazilianRadio91.3FMKBCS/

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The Reggae Party

The Reggae Party

Thursdays 9-11pm

Exploring the borders of reggae and territory in between, including roots, dance hall, dub, rocksteady, and ska.

Hosted by , ,

Sabor Pic Kids edit

¡Sabor!

Saturdays 4-6pm

A weekly tour of contemporary and traditional Latin music from all parts of the globe.

Hosted by , ,

Sonic Traveller

Sonic Traveler

DJ Spektra has hung up her spurs. We’ll greatly miss her weekly excursions in ambient, jazz, & trance rhythms from around the world.

Violin Strings

Sunday’s Hornpipe

Sundays 3-6pm

You’ll hear Hornpipes, Reels and Jigs, even a few waltzes and plenty of songs from today’s finest traditional Celtic players. Catch up on coming to town artists, new recordings and some good stories and laughs. Requests always welcome. Djs Mary Kelly, Devon Leger, Bob Dixson and Kevin O’Connor play the music for 3 hours every

Read More

Hosted by , ,

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Climate Connections

Climate Connections is a daily (M-F), 90-second radio series that aims to help listeners understand how climate change is already impacting our lives and what diverse people and organizations are doing to reduce the associated risks. The series “connects the dots” between climate change and energy, extreme weather, public health, food and water, jobs and

Read More

Amy Goodman & Juan Gonzalez on TV set

Democracy Now!

Weekdays 6-7am, 8-9am

Democracy Now! is an international, independent, daily news hour, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. By featuring a rich diversity of voices often ignored by the corporate media, Democracy Now! presents in-depth information, historical perspectives, and substantive public debate on the most pressing issues of the day.

Hosted by ,

Democracy Now Logo, Juan and Amy

Democracy Now!

Weekdays 6-7am, 8-9am

GREENlogo2

Green Acre Radio

Green Acre Radio is a weekly radio program focusing on important issues in the environmental and sustainability movement, including wetland restoration, Puget Sound recovery, local food policy and ocean conditions. The show is produced by Martha Baskin and sponsored by the Human Links Foundation in partnership with Jack Straw Cultural Center.

GreenRiverLakes_web

H2O Radio, This Week in Water

H2O Radio is journalism about water. Why? Because we’re all in this together. What do you picture when you hear the word “water”? A cool, refreshing drink? A dip in a mountain lake? The beach? Perhaps you recall your morning shower, or watering your garden. You probably didn’t picture power plants, your laptop, or that burger

Read More

HardKnockRadio

Hard Knock Radio

Weekdays 5-6am

Hard Knock Radio, out of KPFA Berkeley, is Pacifica Radio’s daily talk show for the Hip Hop generation. Hosts Davey D and Anita Johnson broadcast in-depth interviews and profiles with elected officials, community leaders, activists, authors, Hip Hop artists, and musicians with breaks and beats. HKR strives to be a voice for the community and

Read More

hightower

Jim Hightower Radio

Weekdays 7:50 a.m. during The Morning Blend and at 2:04 p.m. on The Thom Hartmann Program National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow, Jim Hightower Radio has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of

Read More

logic

Logic Amen Commentary

Mondays and Fridays 6:55 p.m. during Hard Knock Radio Logic Amen is an educator, artist, and activist. He is a graduate of the University of Washington with a degree in English Literature. Logic is active in the hip-hop community with several albums and writings soon to be published and distributed. Subscribe to his podcast here: http://kbcsweb.bellevuecollege.edu/Downloads/Logic/logic_podcasts.xml

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The Morning Blend

Weekdays 7-8am

The Morning Blend features a mix of local and national news and perspectives, as well as fresh new music locally and globally. Hosted by community members, it is a morning world of music and ideas. Start your day off right with The Morning Blend.

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Sakara Remmu Commentary

Tuesdays 6:55 p.m. during Hard Knock Radio Sakara is post-secondary educator and social justice and strategic communications consultant working with community heath and human services organizations and agencies to re-frame narratives to advance policy advocacy campaigns and engage supporters through multi-media story telling. Since 2007 Sakara has been a reporter and commentator covering social and political

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Thom Hartmann Program

Weekdays 9am-12pm

“America’s #1 Progressive Radio Show,” The Thom Hartmann Program is heard nationwide by 2.75 million listeners. The author, former therapist, entrepreneur, and political commentator explores a daily mix of current topics and connects with callers nationwide. Regular guests on the program include Senator Bernie Sanders, Washington correspondents Ellen Ratner and Victoria Jones and range of

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What’s the Flux? Commuter Dispatches

A daily ritual—the commute—shapes our exploration of mobility, access and economic movement from the margins of a city to its center. With broadcast, texts, social media and bus ads, we bring curiosity to hidden, nonstop migration. With support from the Association of Independents in Radio (AIR), producer Mona Yeh examines Seattle metro area commuting to capture first-hand accounts of

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Workers Independent News Service

Weekdays at 7:01 a.m. during The Morning Blend and at 2:01 p.m. on The Thom Hartmann Program Workers Independent News Service producers gather news from labor unions and activists across the country. Their producers and reporters come from a diverse background encompassing all fields of media journalism, from print to radio, video to the Web. WIN shares

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