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Turning Tables

Turning Tables

Sunday 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

Celebratory and critical, friends and I will work our way through NPR’s list of 150 best albums by women and ask why.

Randomocity

Randomocity

Sunday 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Legends! Ghosts! Horror! with Caspian Alistor Crane

Loudpool Music

Loudpool Music

Sunday 08:30 PM to 09:30 PM

Members of SAIC’s Music Collaborators broadcast original SAIC music, local Chicago artists, and artist interviews.

The X

The X

Sunday 10:30 PM to 11:30 PM

The X is an Intergalactic Border Blaster. Explore how various cultures influence each other’s musical forms and the ways in which they influence American pop-culture. Hosts Crystal Powers and Ray Gunsalus captain your journey.

New and New to You

New and New to You

Monday 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Avery got this week’s new releases + curated personal picks.

The Variety Show

The Variety Show

Monday 09:00PM to 10:00 PM

In an effort to recontextualize music, the Variety Show’s postmodern slant positions itself as a distinct voice on air by curating playlists from the host’s eclectic record collection. Expect to hear Chief Keef followed by Steve Reich and Laurie Anderson.

Good Morning SAIC

Good Morning SAIC

Tuesday 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM

A Tuesday morning pick-me-up with Manisha. Interviews, art news and morning music.

My House

Tuesday 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM

Sonic excitement throughout the spectrum.

Tangential Space

Tangential Space

Tuesday 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Tangential Space is the one stop shop for a wide array of different music, with styles ranging from video game soundtracks to ragtime and More!  Listen here on FreeRadioSAIC to hear Ethan talk about life, movies, games, and whatever music he’s playing this week!  What are you waiting for?  Listen Today!

Your Weekly BS

Your Weekly BS

Tuesday 04:30PM to 05:30PM

Sahaj and Bailey bring you a weekly dose of classical music, with a dash of BS.

Take This Journey

Take This Journey

Tuesday 06:00PM to 08:00PM

“”Take this journey
Don’t be scared, be prepared
From the light that shines
From the top of the spine
Not the mind to the mouth, creativity release””

With a title inspired by The Grouch and Eligh’s “”Lake Release””, Take This Journey explores different musical narratives through themes like artist origins and sample roots.

Lavender Menace

Lavender Menace

Tuesday 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM

An hour’s worth of music created by queer femme artists. Intersectional, trans-inclusive feminism. “Lavender menace” was a term used by radical feminists of the 70’s to condemn and distance themselves from lesbian members of the movement.

Celtic Thunderstorm

Celtic Thunderstorm

Wednesday 01:30PM to 02:30PM

Grab your bagpipes and lets party!

Limits

Wednesday 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Limits is not where you will hear top 40 hits. Consisting of mainly a wide range of electronic music and a hint of hiphop you will hear classics like Human After All but more important what you probably have never heard.

This Moment Here

This Moment Here

Thursday 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

 An honest perspective on what it’s like to be a graduate student in art school in the present day. Topics change weekly including real talk in the studio, new projects, mishaps, dating, friendships, art openings, and everything taking place in this moment here. Hosted by two female MFA candidates in the Painting and Drawing Department, this program will feature weekly guests from inside and outside SAIC.

Queer Politix

Queer Politix

Thursday 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM

Ask a straight question, get a queer answer! This bi-weekly show covers happenings in queer art, music and politics. Call in with your questions at 312-345-3805.

EM FM

EM FM

Thursday 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Music radio show featuring house, disco, funk and electronic tunes from around the world.

Old School vs New School

Old School vs New School

Thursday 05:00PM to 06:00PM

Old School vs New School plays 80’s new wave and 70’s post-punk, as well as contemporary music that is reminiscent of these eras.

Public Res Hit

Public Res Hit

Thursday 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM

YouTube deep cuts.
Jumping between at least four tabs of Autoplay.
Interruptions and layering.
Genres ranging from East Coast rap, to Detroit techno, to Chicago house, to a smattering of contemporary releases from around the world.
Dominantly tracks that you can move to. Work to. Think to. Unload to.
Regular guest features. Voice memos, and loose interviews.

Naturally Nellie

Naturally Nellie

Friday 09:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Call, write, and listen in for bi-weekly advice from host Nellie Kluz and a roster of guest advisors. We address problems and questions – big and small – about the logistics and complications of living life as we know it. Love, money, work, cars, family, manners, clothes, art practices, friendships: in any combination they induce headaches and joys.

Let’s talk it over together – send us your problems and we’ll take them on as our own.

For advice, contact: naturallynellieradio@gmail.com

Elle, Interrupted

Elle, Interrupted

Friday 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Navigate the challenges of love, life, and everything else with Elle.

Mode Hexe

Mode Hexe

Friday 02:30 PM to 03:30 PM
The Trail Mix Broadcast

The Trail Mix Broadcast

Friday 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM

Just like the classic snack, each week we’ll dive into a different genre of music and explore what each has to offer.

Jim and Ian Hurdle Through Space

Jim and Ian Hurdle Through Space

Friday 06:00PM to 07:00PM

Join Jim and Ian as they hurtle through space, desperately trying to figure out what is going on.

Dog Food and Groove

Dog Food and Groove

Friday 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Dog Food & Groove shares new and unfamiliar tunes with the people. Each week (with guest DJs) we establish new atmospheres with our audience to create a moody and approachable late night radio/podcast. We seek to broaden the associations to genre and era, and we want to share the emotions that can be evoked! But our main goal is to provide a safe and reliable listening space one night a week for those that want to hear more! dance to more!! swoon to more!!

The Salt

The Salt

Saturday 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

The Best in Surf Punk, Garage Rock, and Independent Alternative. Hosted by Paloma Valencia and Sarina Swalm.

Little Big Man

Little Big Man

Saturday 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM

A free form show that consists of live noise performances from the hosts along with selected guest artists from SAIC. Power electronics, Ambient, Sound scape, and Harsh Noise along with others form of experimental sound performances. Last show of each month consists of selected pieces or premieres of local artists.

Sanctuary

Sanctuary

Saturday 08:00PM to 10:00PM

Sanctuary is a place to go for Alternative/New Wave music from the late 70s to early 90s.