WEFT related sites around the Web
Some WEFT programs have their own websites located elsewhere on the web. Clicking on a show's title in the list below will take you to that program's web site.
The Bachelor Pad - Friday 10:00 pm to Midnight
Hosted by Jason Croft: Jazz and lounge music: Grab your martini shaker and tune in for two hours of music that will make your Hi Fi happy. It’s lounge, cocktail, exotica, private-eye jazz, and a hint of retro-swing from the likes of Esquivel, Martin Denny, Yma Sumac, Les Baxter, Julie London, Louis Jordan, and many others. A perfect show for those penthouse nightcaps.
Connie's Hot Flashes On The Movies (no current associated web site)
A weekly review of select films being screened in the Champaign Urbana area or made newly available on DVD.
Connies' Hot Flashes On The Movies is locally produced by Connie Hosier and is broadcast each M-F morning at approximately 7:30 am. Other music program Airshifters play the 5 minute Hot Flashes during their programs throughout the week. A complete list of those times in being compiled.
Decayed Lace - Sunday 10:00 pm to Midnight
Hosted by Kristin: Rock, Goth, Industrial music: Put on your black eyeliner and fishnets, everybody: It’s A Goth Party!
Disability Beat - Monday 5:30 to 6:00 pm
Disability Beat is about and for people with all types of disabilities with a slant toward social justice, community supports, inclusion, accessibility, freedom and choice.
East Of Zero - Tuesday 10:00 pm to Midnight
World beat, electronica: East of Zero brings you music from all lands east of zero degree longitude. That's the Eastern hemisphere of our dear planet. Music uplifting and upbeat, eclectic and electric. Only some of us have been to those lands, but all of us can fly through and listen to East of Zero. So tune in!
Global Psychedelia - The New Elastic Infinite - Saturday 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Tune in to Global Psychedelia with your host The New Elastic Infinite. He’ll be bringing you two hours of psychedelic music from around the world every Saturday from 2- 4 pm, right here on W-E-F-T Champaign, 90.1 FM. Feel free to contact The New Elastic Infinite at firstname.lastname@example.org and like the show on Facebook at Global Psychedelia to receive updates on psychedelic music, and links to playlists for future shows. Turn on, and tune in to Global Psychedelia.
Roots Rock Reggae - Thursday 8:00 to 10:00 pm
Straight from Ganja Mountain, this show seeks to connect the Cross-cultural Revolution with reggae music coming straight from Jamaica. Chef Ra started Roots, Rock, Reggae with a song by Bob Marley and The Wailers (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMBlMMGxfpw) back in the days when WEFT broadcast on cable TV prior to hitting the FM airwaves on September 26, 1981. Ra single-handedly brought Reggae music to the cornfields and prairies of East Central Illinois, playing roots, rock steady, dance hall, dub, Bob and Rita Marley and The Wailers, Peter Tosh, Steel Pulse, Third World, The Gladiators, Lee Scratch Perry, and more. Through the longest running show on WEFT 90.1FM, his legacy lives on after his earthly passing to the Spirit of Jah and the Liberated Zone on December 26, 2006.
Surfabilly Freakout - Thursday 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Tune in to Surfabilly Freakout Radio on Thursdays from 6 to 8 pm (central) on W-E-F-T 90.1 FM. You’ll hear the finest in surf, garage, psychobilly, rockabilly, spaghetti western and all the raucous retro-revival music that you love. Join Jet Sterling, Chelsea Bandita, The Red Baron, Koffin Keith, Tiger Torres & Goo Goo Muck Sanchez for a gear-grindin’, wave-ridin’, tiki-roddin’, monster a go-go party on your radio. Tune ‘em in…they’ll FreAK yOu oUT!!!
WEFT Sessions - Monday 10:00 to 11:00 pm
WEFT Sessions bring you the best in Live local music. Every week we have a guest artist perform live in the WEFT Studios for our listeners pleasure.
Womyn Making Waves - Sunday 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Started in 1981, Womyn Making Waves is one of the oldest programs on WEFT. The show is hosted by a collective; a group of women dedicated to bringing independent music, news, poetry, and performance to women in East Central Illinois via 90.1 FM and elsewhere in the world via our live internet streaming service. The show features live interviews and performances by local women as well recordings from women around the world.
World Labor Hour - Saturday 11:00 am to Noon
Hosted by David Johnson with Bill Gorrell and Bob Paleczny. The only place in downstate Illinois where you’ll hear about workers’ issues from a workers’ point of view.
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