Rock Therapy with host Rob Silber is a free-form mix of Classic Rock, Punk, Indie Rock, Blues, Reggae, Prog Rock, Americana, and anything else that captures my ear. I love turning people on to new sounds mixed in with some old favs. Rob Silber hosts Rock Therapy on WPKN. View his schedule. Learn More
Morning Maniac Music with host David Golden. Sundays, 10 AM – 1 PM; Imagine a friendly audio diner serving a specialty sandwich of jazz & jam, with a free-form garnish. The daily playlist is posted in real-time on TWITTER & SPINITRON (except for live, in-studio performances). I’ve served on various station boards and committees, hosted a bunch of live music, and hopefully kept you company. Bring your favorite mug and hang out. Learn More Listen on Soundcloud
WPKN Sunday Brunch Concert with host David Golden. Sundays, 1 – 2 PM. NOTE: Due to Covid-19, out of an abundance of safety concerns, we’re not hosting live performers in the studio for the time being. Until we can do so, we’re presenting a variety of recorded concert performances. I’ve served on various station boards and committees, hosted a bunch of live music, and hopefully kept you company. Bring your favorite mug and hang out. Learn More
In the early 2000's I began doing my radio program, which I call Organic Radio. The name holds a dual meaning for me… I view WPKN to be a living organism and not a formulaic or algorithm-driven venture, like commercial radio or paid streaming services. It's a collective tapestry woven together by the many programmers who cultivate the musical fibers into something artistic and imbued with meaning and a greater significance – so Organic as in living matter. And also Organic, like the practice of farming without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, or other artificial means. We are small, not factory scale, and like the soil, we aim ...
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
esoterica et cetera: Am I still in this world? Sometimes “It’s A Crapshoot.” Lots of interesting music; it’s a challenging listen — avant-garde, jazz, whacko, progressive, psychedelic, bagpipes and other drones, and more, sometimes all at once! Annual Kinks special when I get around to it, and now The Gonzo Memorial Improv Club — a live performance series forged in the maelstrom that is esoterica et cetera. esoterica et cetera with Jeff Day can be heard the first Friday each month, 10 pm - 2 am and the early edition on the third Saturday each month, 7 pm - 10 pm. Jeff Day has been exploring sonic anomalies and the spaces in between since ...
The Quest with Terry Hopper. Welcome along on the Quest! An asymmetrical radio experience where you will hear obscure and well-loved progressive rock and pop, world music, funk and soul, great drumming and electronica, interviews with Terry Hopper’s musical and cultural heroes, medical marijuana news, TV, humor, and anything we haven’t discovered yet. What’s the common thread running through it all? The messages, whether inward-looking or cooperative, funny, positive, ironic– It’s psychedelic humanism… Terry Hopper hosts The Quest. Learn More
Radio Free Arcadia with Tom Poplawski is a melange of sounds for the head. Psychedelic and progressive rock from everywhere, anytime. Grateful Dead, Ozric Tentacles, Krautrock. Comedy and spoken word– since 1996. Tom Poplawski hosts Radio Free Arcadia at WPKN Learn More Listen on Soundcloud