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Luis de Leon
Acentos is a radio program that explores the arts through the eyes and perspectives of Spanish speakers. Hosted by Luis de Leon of Appalatin. / Acentos es un programa de radio que explora las artes a través de los ojos y las perspectivas de los hispanohablantes. Organizado por Luis de León de Appalatin. En español.
Wednesdays 2 - 3 PM
If Circuitry Could Sing. Psychedelic, drone, dance, electronic, b-sides and rarities, etc.
Saturdays 8 - 10 PM
THE AP HOUR
Ali & Priscilla
The AP Hour is a musical journey through the important life moments. The love of discovering new music and rediscovering old music through our shared experiences. Each week will have a different topic or theme that threads music and story together.
Thursdays 3 - 4 PM
Paul Curry brings his odd “Burt the Cat” sensibilities to an exploration of songcraft from the dawn of recording history to sometime last week. Embracing thematic concepts and the traditional album format, Paul mixes painfully familiar tracks with obscure nuggets that might inspire head-scratching confusion. The second hour often features a playlist selected by a guest whose life has been defined in some way by their appreciation of popular music.
Mondays 4 - 6 PM
ART IS FOR EVERYONE
Bits, schticks, music and stories for everybody, presented by actual Squallis puppets. Suspended your disbelief and unleash the creative mind every Sunday morning 9 - 10 AM.
Sundays 10-11 AM
AT THE HELM
Tune in for some of Ben Helm's favorite rock tunes from a wide range of decades. Ben gives listeners brief insight into the music played by these rock legends.
Mondays 1 - 2 PM
AUDIO ART 101
In this program, Mulit-Media Artist & Fine Arts Professor Fuschia Fuchs contextualizes local contemporary artists who work with sound within the larger global framework of contemporary art. This program will be a combination recorded sound works, live and recorded interviews, and live performances by artists. Each program will also be framed within art historical and contemporary references.
Wednesdays 10 - 11 AM
BANGERS & MASH BANGERS & MASH
Michael Taylor & Daniel Duncan
Rosé Canseco and DJDJD dig through dusty crates and pillage the eclectic recesses of the web for cuts that take you on a journey dedicated to finding music from the broadest range of specific topics.
Tuesdays 2 - 3 PM
Pile into the Blues Cadillac for a trip through the blues landscape. The itinerary includes stops in the Mississippi Delta out to the West Coast, down to Texas and N'Awlins, up to the Piedmont and across the pond. Hear the best of the past, present and future of the blues, the music from which all others originate.
Sundays 8 - 10 AM
CAT CASUAL'S HOTEL BOHEME
A place in the radio waves as an intersection of art and personalities; like the Chelsea Hotel or Beat Hotel- where music, the written word, film, visual art, and eccentric persons all share the same roof and commune. Punk, dada, folk, realism, comedy, autobiographical, political...
Sundays 4 - 6 PM
ClifTones seeks to highlight the connections that exist among the worlds of 20th century minimalism, electronica, jazz, post rock, avant garde composition, and experimental musics. More than fine for your drive time ride
Tuesdays 3 - 6 PM
CLUB EL RANCHO
Named after the first rock n roll venue in Louisville, Club El Rancho focuses on the latest Louisville and Kentucky-related music releases with no restrictions on genre. Featuring a local Record of the Week, occasional guests, and a look at the week's upcoming live shows.
Mondays 6 - 7 PM
Shawn Hennessey, Tony B, & Zach
Cutting Edges brings you a cross section of avant-garde recordings from the 20th and 21st century, exploring the intersection of visual art, music and culture in the postmodern world.
Mondays 8 - 10 PM
THE DEEP END
The Deep End with host Joey Mudd, features an interesting mix of all Louisville and Kentucky related music from the 1950’s to the present day. The show occasionally has special guests, interviews, and live music from the ART FM studio. Jump into The Deep End every Wednesday night at 8 PM eastern.
Wednesdays 8 - 10 PM
Joseph Hanna & Benjamin Heckel
Two musicianly men explore music and moods. With the focus on the eclectic, they touch upon new and familiar.
Thursdays 8 - 10 AM
DISCO DOMINANT / SOUL SUBMISSVE
John Penn Browning
Eclectic mix of disco, house, soul, funk, boogie, hip hop and more. Obscure to omnipresent and always inexplicable yet relatively relatable.
Thursdays 1 - 3 PM
THE DIVA HOUR
Carly & Cline
The Diva Hour with Carly & Cline, is a radio program dedicated to the incredible female singers that continually inspire and empower our lives with their voices. Ranging in genre from jazz to pop and spanning the decades from the 1920s to the present, Carly Johnson and Matt Cline will showcase a broad spectrum of music from the many ladies that have shared their incredible pipes with the world.
Fridays Noon - 1 PM
EARLY MUSIC PARTY
Jaxon Lee Swain
Go back to your roots, for real! Explore the amazing world of Western Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music through the brain hole of a self-educated rock & roller on this unique all-vinyl early music experience.
Thursdays Noon - 1 PM
EAR TO EAR
Ear-to-Ear: radio as far as the ear can hear: world musics including personal field recordings, early ethnomusicological finds, and local culture-based music. Deep focus on music-cultures emanating from Indonesia, West Africa, and India, beginning with sources and roots and exploring divergent diasporic branches. Original Field Recordings. Interviews with guest musicians and live studio performances will be a feature of Ear-to-Ear in the near future!
Alternating Sundays 11 AM -Noon
Mike Elsherif & JohnBen Lacy
Film Fatale examines film as an art form both locally and nationally. The show features interviews with filmmakers, discussions of film aesthetics, and music from scores and soundtracks.
Saturdays 9 - 10 AM
Christopher Bush & Ben Zoeller
Home recording, regional studios, the private press, the sound library, tape, necessity, innovation, tunnel vision, discovery. Flanger Magazine is a chronicle of brave technique, idiosyncratic design, and an extended editorial on "going it alone."
Sundays 4 - 5 PM
FLY CLOSER TO THE SUN
Wednesdays 1 - 2 PM
Prof. L aka Selecta L
Reggae, Dub/Versions and UK Stepper . . . No genre of music is off limits.
Saturdays 10 AM - Noon
A subjective take on the importance of melodies, motives, chord progressions, and sound texture. A constant search for familiar themes, patterns, repetitions and symmetry. An awareness of the historical, social and (pop)cultural context of compositions. Eventually, just a collection of songs discovered by means of Free Associations.
Wednesdays @ Midnight
Heather Fox & Elizabeth Reilly
Sister Fox & Professor Reilly play garage, psychedelic, acid, prog, blues, folk, glam, metal, ROCK, and beyond... with frequent guests and themed shows. Expand your mind with FUZZBOX! Thursdays 6-8 PM.
Thursdays 6 - 8 PM
DJ Kim Sorise presents an afternoon of Italian Cinematic Sleaze, Mid-East Groovers, Brazilian Beats, and Other-worldly Jams both Foreign and Domestic on Global Grease. Tune in for your International Takeover every Saturday at 2pm on WXOX 97.1 FM and ARTxFM.com.
Saturdays 2 - 4 PM
Spectrum of Sounds
Sundays Noon - 2 PM
HARBINGER OF VOLITION
The alternative to the alternative, Harbinger of Volition will explore music that mainstream and alternatve radio will not touch. From local to international acts, all genres will be covered and even rediscover music that has been forgotten over time.
Mondays 1 - 3 AM
HUNDRED PROOF FOUNTAIN
Johanna Sims & Joel Deckard
Hundred Proof Fountain is keeping old sounds alive. Cajun, Kentucky old-time, songs of the sea, Irish, live performance, interviews and other timeless tunes pour forth and hearken back to a day of revelry long forgot. Yes. DJ Green Eyes and Captain Scratch provide historical context and psychodrama's for meditation.
Thursdays 4 - 6 PM
I AND EYE RADIO
Rmllw2llz and DJ DS
Moving together for a cause. 70s to 90s funk, soul and hip hop for the community to rally to!
Tuesdays 8-10 PM
Life is comprised of patterns, themes, narratives, and relationships. Informed Consent gets your brain and body moving by exploring the same facets in music. Start your morning with songs, stories, and discussion designed to stimulate your hips, feet, and intellect.
Fridays 8 - 10 AM
An active listening session, emphasizing new music from the fringes of all genres.
Sundays 9 - 10 PM
IN THE HOUSE
Marcus Jones & Elijah Lamppin
Asia Institute - Crane House brings Louisville's Asian communities to the scene with music, interviews and cultural programming. Marcus & Elijah bring Asian Pop Culture with Louisville flair to the listening audience. The program will also highlight upcoming events and programs in Louisville's Asian communities.
Thursdays 11 AM - Noon
IT'S ALWAYS SOMETHING
From Colonel Sanders to Sun Ra . . It's Always Something with DJ Selby.
Saturdays 10 'till when?
JUAN LEONE MUSIC HOUR
A collection of jazz, blues and gospel from the late 1950s to the early 1970s. This includes the beginnings of Free Jazz, the records produced by Impulse, ESP records and Columbia records. It also includes the discovery of some of the early blues masters and their work recorded during these same years. Finally, it includes the beginnings of the modern gospel revival.
Saturdays 8 - 9 AM
KMAC Radio employs the medium of radio as a vehicle for exploring art. Hosted by the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, the show weaves together visual art, music, and social ideas.
Mondays 10 - 11 am
THE KEENEY INVASION
Doug Keeney & Jordan Roberts
Prepare yourselves for an invasion of old school jams, classic rock, metal, alternative, punk, and other selections from DJ DK. Listen to him banter with his co-host Jordan about music, weather, and current events. Rock on Louisville!.
Tuesdays 1 - 2 PM
KEEP LOUISVILLE LITERARY
An in-depth look at literary culture in Louisville and surrounding regions. Specific questions and excerpt readings will bring listeners into intimate contact with each author and their work. Event and community organizers will discuss the time, love, and energy they give to Keep Louisville Literary.
Tuesdays 9 -10 AM
LADY JAM'S JUICE BOX
Spinning succulent treats to the most seductive beats in a diverse array of sound, Lady Jam will present beautiful chaos with a mix of tracks from Nick Cave to Annette Hanshaw. This is an invitation to juice up your world and nourish your brain with a healthy elixir of sounds.
Fridays 1 - 2 PM
LA LA LAND
Join host Lauren Argo in Lala land, a variety black hole featuring every thing weird in Louisville and beyond. Trivia, radio plays, food arts and culture are all topics of exploration with weekly segments, live weird guests and eclectic music to transport you from rush hour to lala land.
Wednesdays 4 - 6 PM
A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY, A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY CLUB
Corralling various and sundry audio pleasures from classic honky-tonk, to top 40 pop, to obscure vinyl treasures, this virtual sonic barnyard considers the bray of the donkey equivalent to the song of the nightingale. From the swine to the sublime. And...like the host...its just a little bit country, and a little bit country club.
Mondays 8 - 10 AM
MARIANNE IN THE MORNING
Classically trained Vocalist, Preservation Advocate and Bourbon lover, Marianne Zickuhr starts your day with a discussion of the many facets of our culturally rich and artistically driven community. From music to preservation, theater to ballet and everything in between. Mornings with Marianne will keep you up to date on the upcoming events and not to miss performances in our community!
Weekday Mornings 7 - 8 AM
Midnight Locker is a cross-genre music program that draws from seemingly disparate cultural cues. By hearing outside of familiar contexts, listeners can recognize the cultural value of the topic explored whether it be African, Japanese, or American, with an occasional blend of local music. The program also is aiming to invite a special DJ from outside the city, or country to share the cultural exchange via radio.
Mondays 11 PM - 1AM
Mingle is a weekly two-hour radio show hosted by Kevin Coultas devoted to directing listeners to music that references and reveres the past, but moves beyond it.
Tuesdays 6 - 8 PM
An auditory excursion to traditional and popular musics of the world that also explores each idiom's cultural context in order to better understand and appreciate the surprising complexity of "simple" music.
Wednesdays 3 - 4 PM
MUDDLE INSTEAD OF MUSIC
Avant-garde, new music, contemporary classical, utterly unbearable cacophony -- scrambling your brain and senses with the best in modern composition.
Wednesdays 11 AM - 1 PM
An audio collage of rhythm heavy tracks -- laced with psychedelic funk, trip-hop, experimental pop, future garage, drum & bass, synthwave & other electronic discoveries. Each transmission is explored with film samples, video games, spoken word, and lost cultural treasures.
Sundays 11 PM - 1 AM
NIGHT TRAIN COCKTAIL LOUNGE
The lounge rides into the past, featuring music and lost sounds from the 1860s to the 1970s. The show follows the rails amid a mix of directions, including surf, soundtracks, garage, proto-punk, pop, No Wave, jazz, composed, blues, comedy, cylinder and 78 recordings, rock n roll, old country, field recordings from around the world and whatever is scratched onto warped vinyl hidden in the the bottom of those boxes tucked away in your grandmother's attic.
Mondays 7 - 8 PM
A radio show that features a carefully curated collection of music spanning time, space and genres. Just music. No tricks.
Tuesdays 8 - 9 PM
OFF THE TRACK
The confessions of an unreformed vinyl junkie.
Saturdays 4 - 6 PM
THE OLD AND THE ODD
A random smattering of traditional and non-traditional musics from around the world, The Old and The Odd aims to highlight sounds from across the globe that, by averting the mainstream, tread within equal proximity to the retentive and the subversive.
Sundays 6 - 7 PM
OH MAN YES!
A show to encourage you to get out and listen. A weekly sampling of music shows being played in Louisville in support of local venues and musicians + New release Tuesday. All genres/All ages.
Tuesdays 10 - 11 AM
OTHER PEOPLE'S MUSIC
A broadcast with no identity -simply following misery and joy, a story unraveling : Giovanni Pergolesi...Morton Feldman...Susan Alcorn...Tibor Szemzo...Leonid Soybelman разные лица одной музыки
Alternating Sundays 11 AM - Noon
Composing a new playlist every week from her collection as a tribute to sound and expression. This show will play heavy bass music mixed by internationally known artists of the underground, including the contrast of groovy folk music and stories. The delivery of Kara's mixes draws parallels throughout the set, consisting of thought provoking vibration and lyrics.
Tuesdays @ Midnight
Jaxon Lee Swain
This just in- the weekend starts on Wednesday! Take it sleazy with Jaxon & co. as we fix up for a weeknight rage with a soundtrack of rock & roll, punk, garage, and glam from around the world.
Wednesdays 1O PM - Midnight
Keith Waits of Louisville Visual Art
PUBLIC is radio show that takes works of art chosen by community members and interprets it through music. PUBLIC is presented by the Louisville Visual Art Association, hosted by the staff of the LVAA on Louisville based radio station ART+FM.
Thursdays 10 - 11 AM
Leslie Millar, Olivia Millar, & Ethan Buckler
Mix Tapes & Miscellania from 1982 and beyond.
Fridays 2 - 4 PM
RADIO PRESQUE RIEN
Radio Presque Rien airs Wednesdays from 7:00am-8:00am on ARTxFM Louisville (www.artxfm.com), broadcasting soundscapes, field recordings and musics that utilize field recordings in composition or performance
Mondays 10 - 11 PM
Dusting off obscure discoveries from the sacred crates and dropping the needle down on bizarre sounds, with archival recordings and archaic recordings mixed in to cultivate a distorted collage of new weird Americana.
McKinley Moore & Matt Dodds
From field recordings of birds to the dope rhyming of words. Barking dogs, falling drops, mushroom raps, and desert traps. From new wave to no wave to psychedelic echoes from beyond the grave. Crypto-disco-funk to basement apartment computer punk. Hitting you hard with the freshly spanked, the totally recalled. Feel it all, every Friday 6-8.
Fridays 6 - 8 PM
Blythe of the Ball
Rock and Roll you can shake your hips to.
Thursdays 10 PM - Midnight
Clayton Ray & Aron Conaway
Playing a blend of music seldom heard by the masses. Everything from punk to hip hop to free form jazz and whatever else may present itself, as well as trying to pay homage to all the great music that comes out of Louisville.
Saturdays 6 - 8 PM
Depart on a SAFARI as Johnny Anku takes you on a journey through the best music-old and new- from Africa through the diaspora. The weekly program is interspersed with politics, sports, culture and also provides behind the music information on Afrorock, Afrobeat, Afrojazz, High-life, Hip-life, Soukous, Zouk, Reggea, Calypso, etc.,etc.
Saturdays Noon - 2 PM
SIR BASIL OUTERNATIONAL
Sir Basil Bromley
Covering all aspects of Reggae music from ska roots to dub. Classic to contemporary.
Fridays 10 AM - Noon
THE SMALL HOURS
Kicking off the weekend every week as early as possible; The Small Hours unleashes the Funk! Long Jams and Extended Plays, Hitting it on The One and Dropping the Bass. Dance, Dance, Dance to Funk, Disco, House and Techno every Thursday night/Friday morning at Midnight til Morning! Let The Weekend Begin With Ethan AD and The Small Hours!
Thursdays @ Midnight
Disco though a rave lens. A weekly live mix featuring balearic textures, distorted haus, warehouse beats and uncovered dynamite.
Sundays 8 - 9 PM
A weekly sonic adventure. Branching off with electronic, experimental, and everything in between from all four corners of the world.
Sundays 7 - 8 PM
SQUARE ONE RADIO
Square One Radio is Louisville's own all Hip Hop radio show.
Thursdays 8 - 10 PM
THE TIA MARIA SHOW
Time to kick back and vibe with ya girl "Louisville's Southern Belle", Ms. Tia Maria and special guests as we discuss trending local and national news, converse with local and national celebs, share good tips and tricks all while grooving to hot hits old and new. You can even call in and chat with us or request a song or send a shout out...be a part of the show! Come get on your grown and sexy with me on The Tia Maria Show ~ After Dark! Tuesdays nights from 9pm to 10pm on ArtxFM.com or download the app to your smartphone! Just don't forget to press play!
Tuesdays 9 - 10 PM
The Students of St. Matthew's Elementary.
A partnership between ARTxFM and Jefferson County Schools, Tiger Transmissions amplifies the talents of Kindergarten though 5th Grade students for the entire world to hear. During the school year, recordings are made of St. Matthew's Elementary students performing songs from their musicals and discussing their experiences on stage. Directed by Derek Siebert.
VERSION SMITH SELECTS
Dubs, proto-dubs, dub derivatives, dub congruencies. Version Smith selects an evening of stripped down, rhythm heavy, effects and electronics driven music.
Saturdays 8 - 10 PM
THE WAYFARER WAY
Colonel Crates & Ethan A.D.
The Wayfarer Way serves to research, discuss, and distort the world of music technology. Innovators, trend setters, and technological developments of the past, present, and future are manipulated as a means of freeing our minds from our bodies with musical expression. Join producer Colonel Crates, and an ensemble of computer generated personalities in a new and interesting head-space for radio.
Fridays 4 - 6 PM
Mark Wallis & Mark Farrell
Fuzzy nostalgia meets jangly discovery, wrapped in a bow.
Fridays 10 PM - Midnight
WE WATCH YOU WHILE YOU SLEEP
Take a ride on the ghost train of the past as we explore infinite loops, scratchy echoes, eerie melodies, and specters of the future. Faint hymns just reaching the outer edge of the solar system look into the void and see modern culture. An exploration of a stark landscape dominated by a nation of ghosts.
Sundays 10 - 11 PM
THE WIZARD'S LOUNGE
Deep beneath the studios of ARTxFM we have specialized, ultra hi-fidelity, stereophonic, and frankly, esoteric equipment that allows us to monitor dreams, nightmares and reveries to create the perfect midnight soundtrack. Fall deep down the rabbit-hole with Docktor Dave, Friday nights, midnight to 2am.
Fridays @ Midnight
Header photograph by John Papanek of Off The Track
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