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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.

Electro zen

with Patrick

Tuesday 7-8pm

wind down on tuesday evenings by going from high energy electroclash and new rave tracks to zen ambient tunes



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!

Escape Plan

with Ven

Wednesday 7-8pm

A wide variety of genres. Every type of music is on the table.

Nocturnal Flow

with Reynolds

Wednesday 8-9pm

Classic gems of city sound to the edge of today's underground, let me take you along on a musical journey.


The Holdswort Dillemma

with DJ Lore

Thursday 6-7pm

In 1984, famous jazz guitarist Allan Holdsworth was asked how he would describe his music. He said "the problem we have is that most people call it too jazz to play on a rock station and too rock to play on a jazz station." My show seeks to explore the intersection between jazz, rock, jam, as well as anything else that is generally groovy.

Jazz Orthogonal

with DJ Mercury, DJ Diogenes

Thursday 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.

Maritime Runner

with Fish

Thursday 11pm-12am

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



fruit n veggie smoothie

with Hannah

Friday 3-4pm

a blend of many different flavors to suit various peoples' musical palates! enjoy this mixing bowl of music genres and artists :)



with DJ Jorsh

Friday 5-6pm

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

Hearts in the Basement

with Evan

Friday 6-7pm

Friends are warmer than gold, when you're old.


Helicopter Parts

with Charlie Sedaka

Saturday 5-7am

I've been playing lots of different music here at the Z for about 13 years or so. I hope you will continue to listen and enjoy long-lost LP tracks, forgotten bands and all sorts of other stuff. Never predict what may turn up on these shows, it could be Hawaiian rock, EMO, German metal, crispy folk and who knows what else folks. Here some different music, old or new!

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.

BC Sports Saturday

with Jacob

Saturday 1-3pm

During these two hours you will hear the latest news surrounding BC athletics as well as all Boston sports, also we will have interviews featuring BC players, coaches, and Boston media members. BC Sports Saturday is back!

Diverging Through Music

with Ryan

Saturday 5-6pm

Each week Ryan will go into his bag of music whereabouts to create a unique listening experience. Whether it be unsuccessful Billboard Charting Songs or Musical Must-Knows, every show is different from the last to connect the musical world that we take for granted.

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 7-10pm

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

(For A Film)

with Sean, Michael, Maggie, Regan

Saturday 1-3am

Music inspired by a new film each week with DJs Maggie, Michael, Regan, and Sean!



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."

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” !!!

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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