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NO COMMERCIAL POTENTIAL (NCP)

Click on a show title to see past playlists and get a better idea of what each show sounds like!

Monday

Voidstar Productions’ High Voltage Circumcision Show

with DVJ Deftly-D

Monday 8-10pm

Since 2001, The High Voltage Circumcision show has delivered a full spectrum barrage of dark hard and experimental music from industrial to noise to idm to ebm to bizarre to audio collage often with a side of live guests, social consciousness, interviews, twisted humor, studio experiments and left turns.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Return-of-the-HIGH-VOLTAGE-CIRCUMCISION-SHOW-NCP-903FM-WZBC-Newton-MA/145058389286

Green

with Shwilly B, Selsyn, DJ Pussywillow, and Ms. DJ Lotus

Monday 10-1am

The Green Program has been a part of the WZBC schedule since 1999 and is still keeping things fresh! Founded by DJ Shwilly B of "Circle" fame, the show features a rotating team of residents with a variety of tempos and styles: techno, trance, house, minimal, drum and bass and more. Current residents are: Pussywillow, Selsyn, Dabu, and czargb, with frequent guest contributors. The Green frequency represents the positive vibrations in the world that join us together in a mystical connection that is beyond our complete comprehension. We are united in our mission to improve the local and global community, one great track at a time.

https://www.facebook.com/thegreenprogram/

Tuesday

Abstract Terrain

with Patrick

Tuesday 7-10pm

Abstract Terrain is a weekly radio program dedicated to its audience hungry for new and different sounds not typically available in abundance in any other radio format. Abstract Terrain music couples the abstract with the obscure for something which is true to what No Commercial Potential is all about. Abstract Terrain's audience questions what is considered music, going beyond the bounds of sound in all of its multi-faceted meaning.

Gamelan

with DJ Sylvestre

Tuesday 10-11pm

"I was a child once, and I listened to a tortoise tell me his dreams".

Just Noise

with Cole, Jacob, Liam, Victor

Tuesday 11-12am

Music from the artists who push the boundary between music and "just noise"

Wednesday

Klanglandshaften

with Jacob, Liam, Eleanor, Victor

Wednesday 12-1am

soundscapes. A collaging show in which your jockeys attempt to place each listener in a location of their choice, whether that place is 17th century England or a rec basketball game is up to them. Some nights there will be techno, and other nights you will not even be able to know what genre it is that you are listening to. A true manifestation of NCP

 

Hydrogen Project

with Pirata Groove

Saturday 10-12am
Classic and modern techno and house beats modulated by ambient swirls, downtempo grooves, and electro bits.

Cosmic Void

with Audrey

Wednesday 9-10pm

The genre of black metal typically conjures images of murder, church burnings, and production that sounds like it was recorded through a tin can in the middle of the Norwegian Woods. The Cosmic Void attempts to prove the beautiful brutality of black metal through more atmospheric and nuanced examples.

Psychedelic Shadows and Regressions

with Jamie Cohen

Wedneasday 11-1am

The Psychedelic appears when the light shines in the Shadows. The music is the guide, through inner and outer space, beyond the stars, the true Light Regressions....

Thursday

Lamping

with bill santoro

Thursday 1-2am

Escape Plan

with Ven

Thursday 7-8pm

Electronic music ranging from the originators in the Chicago and Detroit scenes to contemporary house, tech house and techno innovators

Rare Frequency

with susanna

Thursday 8-9pm

Experimental music, lovingly presented

The Locked Groove

with Matt

Thursday 9-10pm

The sustained tone branch of WZBC. Selections from the world of drone, krautrock, minimalism, techno, and more.

A Foreign Affair

with Aris + Emily

Thursday 10-11pm

Wanna feel like a foreigner? Drop into our musical world of Mykonos beach clubs and Berlin warehouse raves. Close your eyes and get your dance on!

Klanglandshaften

with Jacob + Liam

Thursday 11-12am

Klanglandshaften: soundscapes. A collaging show in which your jockeys attempt to place each listener in a location of their choice, whether that place is 17th century England or a rec basketball game is up to them. Some nights there will be techno, and other nights you will not even be able to know what genre it is that you are listening to. A true manifestation of NCP

Friday

temporary autonomous zone

with djeremy

Friday 12-2am

𝖙𝖊𝖒𝖕𝖔𝖗𝖆𝖗𝖞 𝖆𝖚𝖙𝖔𝖓𝖔𝖒𝖔𝖚𝖘 𝖟𝖔𝖓𝖊 ~ 𝕥𝕙𝕖 𝕣𝕖𝕥𝕦𝕣𝕟 𝕠𝕗 𝕥𝕙𝕖 𝕣𝕖𝕡𝕣𝕖𝕤𝕤𝕖𝕕
TAZ aired on ZBC for fifteen years from 1990 to 2005.

Now, fifteen years later, 𝖉𝖏𝖊𝖗𝖊𝖒𝖞 returns with a sound collage of
𝖾𝗑𝗉𝖾𝗋𝗂𝗆𝖾𝗇𝗍𝖺𝗅 𝗆𝗎𝗌𝗂𝖼
𝗌𝗎𝗋𝗋𝖾𝖺𝗅 𝗌𝗂𝗍𝗎𝖺𝗍𝗂𝗈𝗇𝗌
𝖼𝗎𝗍 𝗎𝗉𝗌 𝗍𝗈 𝖼𝗈𝗎𝗇𝗍𝖾𝗋 𝖼𝗎𝗅𝗍𝗎𝗋𝖾
& 𝖽𝖺𝖽𝖺 𝗍𝗋𝖺𝗇𝖼𝖾-𝗆𝗂𝗌𝗌𝗂𝗈𝗇𝗌 𝗂𝗇 𝗍𝗁𝖾 𝗐𝗂𝗋𝖾𝗅𝖾𝗌𝗌 𝗂𝗆𝖺𝗀𝗂𝗇𝖺𝗋𝗒...

ᴀᴍʙɪᴇɴᴄᴇ ᴀɴᴅ ᴀᴛᴍᴏꜱᴘʜᴇʀɪᴄꜱ • qᴜɪᴇᴛ ɴᴏɪꜱᴇ • ꜱᴏɴɪᴄ ʀᴇꜱɪꜱᴛᴀɴᴄᴇ • ꜱᴜʀʀᴇᴀʟɪꜱᴛ ꜱɪᴛᴜᴀᴛɪᴏɴꜱ • ᴄᴜᴛ ᴜᴘꜱ ᴛᴏ ᴄᴏᴜɴᴛᴇʀ ᴄᴜʟᴛᴜʀᴇ • ᴅᴀᴅᴀ ᴛʀᴀɴᴄᴇ ᴍɪꜱꜱɪᴏɴꜱ ɪɴ ᴛʜᴇ ᴡɪʀᴇʟᴇꜱꜱ ɪᴍᴀɢɪɴᴀʀʏ • • •

Free Association

with Brian C

Friday 7-10pm

Free Association is a free-form radio show spanning across genres with occasional special guests, hosted by songwriter and composer Brian Carpenter (The Confessions, Beat Circus, Ghost Train Orchestra.) Carpenter has also produced several radio documentaries, including programs on sound design and innovative artists and songwriters.

Wintery Mix

with Dick Winter

Friday 10-1am

Drum + Bass. In your face.

DROP T33TH

with Sam

Friday 1-2am

Everything from ambient jazz to modern classical with a beat

Saturday

Hydrogen Project

with Pirata Groove

Saturday 10-12am

Classic and modern techno and house beats modulated by ambient swirls, downtempo grooves, and electro bits.

Sunday

Sights and Sounds of NASCAR

with Gunnar

Sunday 12-1am

We are turning left for 500 miles of burning rubber and crumpling steel.

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