NO COMMERCIAL POTENTIAL (NCP)

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Voidstar Productions’ High Voltage Circumcision Show

with Deftly-D

Monday 7-10pm

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 Schwilly, Selsyn, Dj Pussywillow

Monday 10pm-1am

The Green Program has been a part of the WZBC schedule for 15 years and is still keeping things fresh! The show features a rotating team of residents with a variety of tempos and styles: techno, trance, house, drum and bass, hip hop and more. The current residents are: Mathwin, Pussywillow, Vizzie, and Kibbles, as well as featuring 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/

Anything You Can Do

with Sophia

Monday 1am-3am

This show is a place to find girl bands as well as women-led groups that are going against the
expected tradition of alt rock and indie music being a male-dominated space. We highlight a different artist every show by giving some background and then playing some songs by them so that someone may discover their new favorite artist.

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.

Rare Frequency

with Susanna

Thursday 7-10pm

Experimental music, lovingly presented

temporary autonomous zone

with djeremy

Tuesday 10pm-1am

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...

Drive Thru

with Beaumont

Wednesday 7-9pm

Kick back and keep it locked on some surf and psych rock

Psychedelic Shadows and Light Regressions

with Jamie Cohen

Wednesday 9-11pm

You never know what you'll find when you shine the light in the shadows.

Tune in and turn on, and we will trip inwards and outwards, following the light regressions.

It might be aurally exciting too.

Home Cookin'

with J Mac

Sunday 11pm-12am

Lamping

with c-span

Wednesday 12am-2am

Bangers n' Mash

with Will Forman and Sean Curley

Wednesday 9pm-10pm 

An eclectic mix of the best up and coming hip-hop and lo-fi artists.

Endless Unleaded

with ScottG

Thursday 11pm-12am 

On Endless Unleaded, Scott features underground jazz and R&B to explore facets of the
human connection.

Radio Piracy

with Joseph

Thursday 1am-2am

Late night melodic, relaxing EDM music.

 

Free Association

with Brian C

Friday 7-10pm (alternating)

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 such as electronic music pioneer Raymond Scott, jazz saxophonist/composer Sam Rivers, and Leonard Cohen.

 

Off the Cuff

with George

Friday 7-10pm (alternating)

sonic adventures with otherworldly parameters

 

Wintery Mix

Dick Winter

Friday 10pm-1am

Drum + Bass. In your face.

DROP T33TH

with Sam

Sunday 12am-1am 

Everything from ambient jazz to modern classical with a beat

Sights and Sounds of NASCAR

with Gunnar

Sunday 1am-2am 

Turning left for 500 miles.

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