News

  • The Takeaway is a national news program that delivers news and analysis that helps you make sense of the world you live in. Host John Hockenberry, along with The New York Times and WGBH Boston, invite listeners to be part of the American conversation.

  • Thurdays at 4pm, Naturopathic physicians Drs. Kasra Pournadeali, Stacie Wells and Rebecca Dirks discuss how to maximize your health and vitality using the best that Natural Medicine can offer. It’s a live call-in show and your questions are welcome!

  • Drawing on an international network of voices, CounterSpin dissects news coverage of a wide range of issues and current events. CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage.  

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    Poets' West is, as its name implies, a program of poetry, but it is NOT a boring reading of the same stuff we had to memorize in school.  PoetsWest is local poets, reading their contemporary works, blended with music and an occasional interview.  It’s a concise, breezy, thought-provoking presentation of one of the oldest spoken word traditions.

  • THIS WEEK:   A one-hour program featuring diverse perspectives on national and international issues. Alternative Radio challenges conventional views and is dedicated to the founding principles of public broadcasting: "to serve as a forum for controversy and debate" and "provide a voice for groups that may otherwise be unheard."

Music

 

  • Poptopia Parkway's foundation is power pop, but it's also a showcase for indie rock, oldies, Americana, and contemporary pop singer-songwriters from the 1960s through today.  Lon Palmer is your host. Contact Lon by email (lon@kser.org) or on his Facebook page.

  • Fuzz guitar enthusiasts rejoice! From Here To Obscurity revisits the mid-1960s every Wednesday at 8:30 pm, bringing you garage, psychedelic, surf, folk blues-rock and little known or rarely played music of the era. Jerry Bennett is your host.

  • Unmitigated Audacity follows the Frank Zappa tradition by bringing together music from a wide range of sources, including: 1) Musicians who have played with Frank Zappa, 2) Movie soundtracks like: Michael Mann movies, the Oceans 11 series, and Natural Born Killers, and 3) Little known songs by familiar artists and songs by unknown artists from the 1960s to the present.

  • It's a always a good time with Uncle Pat! Listen for a unique mix of classic and progressive rock spanning several decades, plus Uncle Pat's own brand of low key humor. If there's a chickenfoot in the house, it belongs to Uncle Pat.

  • Clancy & SonBlues, blues, and more blues! Clancy Dunigan dishes up tasty licks and a heapin' plate of pipe-packin' blues at his Bar & Grill Thurdays at 8:30pm. Make a reservation Thursday nights 'cause the Bar & Grill fills up fast and you don't want to miss out.