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Democracy Now!

with Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez

Monday-Friday 12-1pm

A daily TV/radio news program, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, airing on over 700 stations, pioneering the largest community media collaboration in the U.S.


Transition Period

with Martí and Serin

Monday 5-6pm

We're exploring genres! Not those genres, but movie, book, and video game media genres! Join Martí and Serin for some fun little songs, and transition from your rock to international show with a little bit of movie magic! We've got R&B, jazz, folk, and soul (not to be confused with the 2020 Disney Pixar animated film Soul or the Terry Pratchett book Soul Music), and anything else that thematically fits into a particular non-music media genre!

Grooby’s Trip Around The World

with Grooby

Monday 6-7pm

Let’s travel the world together!!! Each week we’ll explore a region of the globe through the splendid sounds of their tunes.

Screaming Angels

with Rachel

Monday 7-8pm

Female led punk and rock bands, old and new, bringing a fresh perspective to this subculture movement.


Gulls Window Circus

with Carl Thien

Tuesday 5-7pm

In the same way that a seagull locates the one good piece of food inside of a crumpled up brown bag blown underneath a car after a worker’s lunch break, Carl finds the one good

song hidden at the end of side 2 on a dusty record in a forgotten corner of a record store,

and brings new finds to you every week on Gulls Window Circus, weaving a story that

never repeats itself as it ebbs and flows through time, geography and genre.

Brainwash LIVE!

with Joaquin

Tuesday 7-8pm

Only the best and most cool screamo, post-hardcore, noise rock, and emo-violence from all your soon-to-be-favorite bands.

Maritime Runner

with Fish

Tuesday 11-12am

A folk show with a bend towards what I'd call a maritime style, whether from New England, The Maritimes™, or anywhere else


Ostentatious Opulence

with Marielle

Wednesday 10-11am

A sample of manifold genres focusing on house, techno, new wave, experimental, & indie. "Ostentatious Opulence" seeks unexpected and out of the ordinary sounds across musical styles and timelines.

Mood Swings

with Isabel

Wednesday 4-5pm

The only way I have survived the turbulent emotions of girlhood is through the curation of hundreds of themed playlists.

Psychotic Reactions

with Pip

Wednesday 5-6pm

The music is red, with purple flashes.

The Space-Mind Continuum

with Matt

Wednesday 6-7pm

The Space Mind Continuum blows minds. That's what we do. A musical travelogue from the late 60s and early 70s awaits you. From serene folk to mind numbing psychedelia, you can rest assured that you will be on your own trip. Brothers and sisters, you are invited!

Jazz Orthogonal

with DJ Mercury, DJ Diogenes

Wednesday 7-8pm

A funky melting pot of several jazz styles seasoned with musical influences from Japan, Latin America, and around the world. It's all jazz, but it might be more orthogonal than you're used to.

Fabreezy Beats

with DJ Fabreeze

Wednesday 8-9pm

Welcome to Fabreezy Beats, where we explore all different types of electronic music. guaranteed to be all over the place! enjoy!


Music Banchan

with Serin

Thursday 5-6pm

Take a little stroll into international music, something a little different from k-pop yet similar in its own ways. Focused on Korean indie, Music Banchan offers listeners something small, something light, or something new.

Penelope's Loom

with Martí

Thursday 6-7pm

Penelope's Loom unravels the tightly knotted threads of modern (and classic) Mediterranean musical influence. Join me weekly for carefully woven upbeat tunes from the Levant to the Strait of Gibraltar!



Charlie's Country Radio Hour

with Chuck

Friday 8-9am

One of the great joys of life is listening to a sad country song. That may seem contradictory, but I firmly believe that everyone should have the chance to listen to and enjoy some country music! So whether you love it or hate it, listen all the time or are a first time listener, tune in to my show for some great songs and fun facts and tidbits about your new favorite artists!


with DJ Jorsh

Friday 6-7pm

A weekly deep-dive into the cutting edge of garage, psych, and local rock, hosted by DJ Jorsh. Tune in and FUZZ OUT! Follow on Instagram @fuzzed_out

Bez Angreyzi

with Ven + Ashir

Friday 6-7pm

"Bez Angreyzi" is a translation for the phrase "No English" in a mix of Croatian and Urdu, which are our mother tongues. The title represents both who we are and the purpose of the show - which is to play a mix of great music from around the world across all different languages to show listeners that you don't always have to understand the lyrics to vibe with the music.


Penguin Fascination

with Charlie Sedaka

Saturday 5-6am

I've been at The Z for about 10 or 12 years now, and It's been a privilege to bring you music from many genre's and artists. Stay with me and you'll hear long lost LP tracks, singles from way back and new music from all around the world. Nothing is off-limits here, you may hear country music from Italy or metal from Argentina or anything in between. There's a whole world of music out there. Lets discover more of it together.

Lucid Sounds

with victor robert venckus

Saturday 7-10am

The best in ambient, space, Native American, Kirtan and New Age music


with victor robert venckus

Saturday 10-11am

Interviews regarding the paranormal, holistic health, environment, and progressive ideas.

Sounds of Dissent

with John Grebe

Saturday 11-1pm

Fast-paced vital news program brings you pertinent local, national and global news. “Sounds of Dissent” deliver under-reported stories and seldom-heard voices from beyond the corporate press. Objectivity and fairness are sought from a global perspective.


get 2 the gig

with Shrine

Saturday 3-4pm

they said if you don't like it, do it yourself, so i did

Grooby's Trip Around the World

with Grooby

Saturday 5-6pm

Let’s travel the world together!!! Each week we’ll explore a region of the globe through the splendid sounds of their tunes.

Xtra Xtra Spicy

with Emma

Saturday 6-7pm

National Domestic Violence Hotline - 800-799-7233 or text START 88788 or visit

Caribbean Forum

with Yvon + Doumafis Lafontan

Saturday 7-8pm

The Caribbean Forum features music, history, literature and culture from here in the United States and around the world with an emphasis on Haiti.


Truth and Justice Radio

with Host Bob Funke; producer John Roberts; IN SPIRIT: Sherif Fam (1936-2010) and Steve Cornie (1963-2019); offsite help from Stan Robinson, Jerry Sobieraj, and many others ...

Sunday 6-10am

"Four hours of spirited examination of warmaking, empire, corrupt justice, engineered poverty, lying politicians, jingoism, corporate criminality, media disinformation, and orchestrated chaos."

Hedgehogs with Fireworks

with Charlie Sedaka

Sunday 10-11am

Let's discover music old and new, expand our horizons, Breathe in all that great music from around the world.

Sunday Morning Country

with George Hauenstein

Sunday 11-1pm

Yes, music HAS gone to town! SUNDAY MORNING COUNTRY, a 'ZBC-mainstay since 1979, features the best in country, alt-country, bluegrass, roots and more. Artists and tunes you won't hear anywhere else. New artists, legacy and longtime performers, all together in a show that is respectful of the genres, entertaining and inclusive.

Be The Cowgirl

with Julianna + Kate

Sunday 1-2pm


Juvert Jams

with dj blaze

Sunday 2-4pm

Blaze it up with Dj Blaze! Take a journey through the islands, win tickets to the hottest Reggae concerts, hear interviews from your favorite artists and dance away your Sunday. Spinning Reggae, Soca, Zouk and Kompa, this show is sure to transport you straight to the beach.

Universal Sounds

with Selassie Selectah

Sunday 4-6pm

Universal Sounds Presents…. Rastafari Radio! A cosmic reggae festival Broadcasting live from the universe, inner-verse, and outer-verse to the inner-vibrations of your mind, body, and soul. Dub, Soca, Reggae, Ragga, Calypso Rapso, Drums, Poetry, News Interviews, Soundscapes, Healing Frequencies, Speeches remixed inna Rasta Stylee. Cruise with your Host Selassie Selectah your captain of the Rastaship connection. Authentic RASTA ROOTS SELECTIONS!! Don’t be Board come on Board and rub a dub with the WORD-SOUND-POWER !

“WE CHANT JAH Rastafari Selassie I” !!!

Oscillator Drift

with Andrew

Alternating Sundays 6-8pm

Exploring the world of early electronic music: 60s and 70s synth and Moogsploitation; musique concrete and elektronische musik; radiophonic TV and film; Kosmische music; public service broadcasting and academic rust; obscure “bedroom” electronic and experimental; the Neue Deutsche Welle and minimal Euro synth obscurities.

Plus forward-looking, modern electronics from New England and beyond.

Spoiler Alert Radio

with DJ Madame B

Alternating Sundays 6-6:30pm

Spoiler Alert Radio presents engaging conversations with host Toni Pennacchia providing a retrospective look at independent artists in filmmaking: directors, cinematographers, composers, writers, and animators from across the globe.

Transworld Airwaves

with DJ Madame B

Alternating Sundays 6:30-8pm

It is a “cross-­cultural musical journey united in voices and rhythms”. We feature voices and rhythms from ethno-techno and other eclectic rhythms, atonal voices from Tuva to Quebec, through international sounds rooted from the past, present, and future.

The Industrial Factory

with DJ Brian L

Sunday 8-10pm

The Industrial Factory's roots come from the sounds that nearly dominated ZBC in the mid to late 90s, back when industrial music had a firm grasp on what was then ZBC Rock. Now, over a decade later, the show has come full circle, showing that there's still life in a genre and an underground that many may have forgotten. Focusing on fresh, young acts that have taken their cues from dark disco, EBM, and the bands from the seminal Wax Trax! Label as well as shining a light on the classic artists that paved the way for them, The Industrial Factory remains to be the soundtrack for a dimly lit dancefloor.

Rhythmic Itch

with Rav

Sunday 10-12am

50's Exotica, 60's Psychedelia, 70's Dub, 80's Experimental, 90's Leftfield
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