My Balagan

2022-08-20T10:48:22-04:00

My Balagan with Kevin Gallagher is heavy on the ’60s & ’70s, new artists, Boogie Blues, Blues-Rock, Alt-country, Folk, Funk, Acid Jazz, World Music and Latin Jazz. Drop-in every other Monday 4-7 pm for musical meanderings with Kevin Gallagher. He’ll drop the bucket down WPKN’s musical well and see what he drags up. “I know where things will start out, but I’m never quite sure where we’ll end up. It’s all about playing any kind of music that fires me up, with the occasional Interview thrown in”. -Kevin On My Balagan, Kevin talks with Musicians, pundits, and activists. Learn More Listen on Soundcloud ...

So Many Records So Little Time

2022-08-20T10:49:41-04:00

So Many Records So Little Time with Kevin Patrick is a sprawling mix of styles and eras, starting in the ’50s, heating up by the ’60s and onward, right through to the present. A favorite challenge is crisscrossing genres. I love it all, I play it all. Check out my recent playlist. Kevin Patrick: artist manager, label owner, A&R executive, radio promotion veteran, broadcaster and as well, an obsessed record collector. The obsession with music began as a young child, watching his older cousins, who supplied jukeboxes in a small town outside of Syracuse, New York. Particularly passionate about the British Invasion, he convinced a local ...

Radio Base Camp

2022-08-20T10:54:38-04:00

Radio Base Camp is focused on new releases and old gems across many genres but it is heavy on psych, garage, indie, funk and soul, Afro-beats, and world sounds from Jamaica to Morocco. I am particularly interested in playing under-the-radar artists and cult bands The show’s name has to do with my love of mountains, trekking, and climbing. I associate an expedition “base camp” with the similar joy that music brings into my life. Radio Base Camp is on Tuesdays from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. Music has always been front and center for me. It’s beyond therapeutic. I have fond childhood memories of listening to music on ...

Cliff Furnald

2022-11-10T20:18:15-05:00

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 ...

Radio Something

2022-07-26T21:08:16-04:00

Radio Something with Valerie Richardson airs on the second and fourth Tuesdays, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. My show (which I don’t call Radio Something, but everyone else does) is a mix of very eclectic music, interviews, and a lot of musings about the human condition. WPKN has been an essential part of my life for more than thirty years. I feel lucky to have moved to an area with such great radio after I left college. I grew up listening to freeform radio in northern Virginia, hit the airwaves at university, and found a lot of kindred souls when I became involved with WPKN. Learn ...

Módulo Lunar

2022-10-24T10:21:06-04:00

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 ...

Radio Nothing

2022-03-12T15:55:07-05:00

Radio Nothing with Rod Richardson can be heard on listener-supported WPKN 89.5 FM in Bridgeport, Connecticut USA every Tuesday from 9h00 to 12h00 and the 4th Sunday night of each month from 22h00 until 2h00. also as a random fill-in. Radio Nothing is an ongoing project with no end in sight. Radio Nothing: Long Schizofrantic Mix Nothing. Diverse Nothing. New Music Nothing. Avant Garde Nothing. Experimental Nothing. Techno Nothing. Ambient Nothing. Texture Nothing. Rock Nothing. Psychedelic Nothing. Jazz Nothing. Medieval Nothing. Folk Nothing. Classical Nothing. International Nothing. World Nothing. Punk Nothing. Progressive Nothing. Minimal Nothing. Orchestral Nothing. Eerie Nothing. Raw Nothing. Polished Nothing. Beautiful Nothing. Silly Nothing. Soundtrack Nothing. Radiant Nothing. Clicking Nothing. Clattering Nothing. Everything and Nothing! 20+ years of Radio Nothing. Visit my Radio Nothing website. Learn More

Soundprint: Asia

2021-12-26T15:07:47-05:00

Host Joseph Celli presents Soundprint: Asia a program of music from Japan/Okinawa, Korea, China, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Tibet, Mongolia, & elsewhere in Asia. Included with the traditional court, folk, & religious music are occasional interviews with Asian musicians, World Premieres, and historical context about the music, musicians, & instruments. Celli said, “Unfortunately, we tend to think of Asia as being homogeneous, but it actually has more musical diversity and individuality than most places in the world.” Programs range from the overtone singing of Tuva, the ecstatic Gamelan of Indonesia, and the elegant court music of Korea, Japan, & Cambodia. Information about upcoming concerts of Asian music, exhibitions & an ...

ReHumanize Yourself Radio

2021-09-16T16:11:57-04:00

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 ...

Mike Horyczun

2021-09-04T17:37:47-04:00

Mike Horyczun Program with Mike Horyczun. Mike enjoys taking listeners on a journey when he’s on air. The musical roads are spontaneous, unpredictable, exciting. Mike brings decades of radio experience to the air and a love of music that continues to grow every day. No style or genre is off-limits. Join him every first Wednesday of the month, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., and enjoy the ride. Mike Horyczun, pictured here with his daughter Lia, hosts Mike Horyczun on WPKN. Mike has been with WPKN since the ‘80s, and his love of the radio station, like his love of music, expands exponentially. Over the years, he’s ...

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