The Flux Capacitor is a bi-monthly, high-octane whirlwind of musical time-travel, a Protest-and Resistance dance mix and energetic selection of genre-shifting music from around the world. Rock, bhangra, pop, country, oldies, electronica, punk, chanson française, rap, hip-hop, R&B, shoe-gaze, reggae, doo-wop, funk, new wave, alternative, jazz and more all collide, depending on the pulse of the moment. Look for updates on The Flux Capacitor Facebook Page HERE. Twining with Binnie Klein’s A Miniature World, The Flux Capacitor airs the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 10-12 noon. Martha Lewis is a visual artist, curator, educator and radio presenter who has exhibited nationally and internationally. Her artistic practice focuses on drawing, Site-Specific Installation, books, ...
Cliff FurnaldCliff Furnald2022-11-10T20:18:15-05:00
Cliff Furnald airs on Thursday Mornings, 7 to 10 AM — As democracy fades, Cliff plays music. New music. Old music. Local music. Music that is local somewhere else. Wherever you are, there you are. It might be jazz. It might not be. Might be folk, could be avant-garde. Rock music? Why not? It’s most unlikely that it will be opera, but you just can’t be sure. He will idly chatter from time to time, as well. But don’t worry, it never lasts too long. You can find out more about what you hear on the program at RootsWorld. Cliff Furnald brings music little heard on the radio ...
Módulo LunarLuis Luna2022-10-24T10:21:06-04:00
Módulo Lunar // The Lunar Module is a monthly program that airs every third Thursday of the month from 4 to 7 pm hosted by Luis Luna, producer and community organizer. This show is a platform for diverse Latinx music from across the American Continent including the U.S. These sounds drape the acoustic stage to discuss and elevate social justice issues and collective liberation programming. Luis brings activists, organizers and members of the community from across Connecticut and the U.S. to amplify our collective voices. Abolition Transmission is a radio collaboration between incarcerated abolitionists and organizers on the outside. This program is meant to amplify the voices and experiences ...
Love and CommunicationMichelle Morgan2022-03-02T07:00:53-05:00
Love and Communication with Michelle Morgan. I was born and raised in Maine and will mention it at least once per show. I currently live in West Haven. I came to Connecticut almost a decade ago to pursue my PhD in American Studies at Yale, wound up putting down roots here and marrying the head baker at Scratch Baking in Milford, and decided to stay. Learn More
ReHumanize Yourself RadioHerman Olivera2021-09-16T16:11:57-04:00
ReHumanize Yourself Radio with host Herman Olivera III celebrates music, and optimizes the listener's experience through interviews from various noted guests and shared tips geared towards uplifting the mind, body and spirit. I look forward to continuing to serve the WPKN community and beyond. Thank you in advance for taking this journey with me. My greatest passion in life has always been music. Most kids had toys on their Christmas lists, but I would ask Santa for vinyl records and cassettes. You see as a child I was raised on radio because we always had one on in the house or playing in the car. As ...
The Lost and SoundTess Sandler2023-02-16T18:53:28-05:00
The Lost & Sound with Tess Sandler. A curious array of musical items of many shapes and sizes, The Lost & Sound will air on the second Saturday of every month from 4 pm-7 pm. I am totally fascinated by the human relationship with sound. I am a lifelong musician and grew up with a variety of musical influences... Learn More
Binwanka broadcasts various types of electronic music from the past, present, and future. Tune into WPKN 89.5 FM every third Friday from 2:30 am to 6 am, every second and every fourth Monday 11 pm - 2 am to hear a variety of genres including chiptune, vaporware, house, ambient and other experimental compositions. Binwanka is a generalist experimenting with art, design, and technology and has been a programmer at WPKN since 2018. Learn more about Binwanka by visiting his website. Learn More
Music, Sacred and ProfaneWendy Flanagan2021-09-04T17:41:24-04:00
Music, Sacred and Profane with host Nick Jacobs. Nick Jacobs hosts Music, Sacred and Profane. Nick grew up in North Yonkers, Manhattan, went to school at UCLA, Prague, and London Film School; then grew down working as pub cleaner and projectionist in London, photographer in NYC, and CT, (Liz Claiborne, Hermes, H. Stern) and as a theater person in NYC, and CT, with the Grumbling Gryphons, and solo doing programs in schools, and libraries re: Shakespeare, poetry, cameras, seafaring, and storytelling. He lives in the northwest corner of CT, with his collections of typewriters, cameras and rucksacks. He also works as Nick the Knife sharpening service. ...
Hasta la RaizAriana Shapiro2021-09-04T17:29:22-04:00
Hasta la Raiz with host Ariana Shapiro. Ariana Shapiro hosts Hasta la Raiz Learn More
Off-Beat! with Rich Kaminsky airs Saturdays, 2 a.m. – 6 a.m. Off-Beat is a late-night celebration of the best in underground and international rock, pop, punk and more. The weekly Off-Beat New Music Review examines and exposes the latest releases, followed by the Off-Beat Spotlight Artist of the Overnight, where the discographic history of transcendent artists are mined for gold. Rich has been on the airwaves at WPKN for nearly 30 years. Learn More