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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. En español.
Wednesdays 2 - 3 PM
Depart on an African Safari as Johnny Anku takes you on a journey through the best African music, old and new, interspersed with news and views from Africa and the diaspora. Possible guests include African professionals working in various sectors of American society. The weekly program provides information on African politics, sports, and culture.
Saturdays Noon - 2 PM
Lindsay Sant & Nick Sturtzel
If Circuitry Could Sing. Psychedelic, drone, dance, electronic, b-sides and rarities, etc.
Saturdays 4 - 6 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 2 - 3 PM
From the dawn of commercial recording to sometime last week, the Arbitrary Obsession purports to explore themes in songcraft. The program supposedly embraces an appreciation for the traditional album format with songs that are perhaps painfully familiar butted up against obscure nuggets that could inspire head-scratching confusion in an attempt to show how certain ideas have persistently inspired songwriters over the years. In other words, Curry isn't sure what he's doing.
Mondays 2 - 4 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 9 - 10 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
Blasing old school gems and brand new bangers from a deep, eclectic collection of vinyl and mp3s accumulated through years of crate digging and piddling around on the Internet.
Tuesdays 2 - 3 PM
BEATS, RHYMES, AND LIFE RADIO
Louisville's only all hip hop radio show airs every Thursday from 6-8 pm. Focus is from the beginning of hip hop, through the Golden Age, and into the underground from yesterday and today. Be sure to tune in.
Thursdays 6 - 8 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.
Mondays 2 - 4 PM
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 disparate worlds of 20th century minimalism, electronica, jazz, post rock, avant garde composition, experimental musics, and more, and attempts to weave together these worlds via the connective tissue buried just beneath the surface of each. Occasional interviews, detours, and laughs.
Tuesdays 3 - 6 PM
CLUB EL RANCHO
Named after the first rock n roll club in Louisville, Club El Rancho focuses on local music, both new and old. There will be no restrictions on genres, and live music in the area will always be promoted.
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 is a weekly music / interview program hosted by longtime Louisville musician, Joey Mudd. In addition to an eclectic mix of "deep cuts" from the 50's to the present, the show features Louisville & regional music, past and present. Interviews and discussions with the people who created it.
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
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.
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 10 - 11 AM
Exploring the multitude of found sounds, from proto-punk and roots reggae with stops at all points surrounding and in between.
Fridays 8 - 10 PM
Mike Elsherif & JohnBen Lacy
Film Fatale is a radio program examining film as an art form both locally and nationally. The show features interviews with local filmmakers about their art, discussions about film aesthetics and film trivia games.
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
FLEUR DE ARTS
Classically trained Vocalist, Preservation Advocate and Bourbon lover, Marianne Zickuhr hosts local radio show Fleur de Arts. Discussing the many facets of our culturally rich and artistically driven community. From music to preservation, theater to ballet and everything in between. Fleur de Arts will keep you up to date on the upcoming events and not to miss performances in our community!
Fridays 10AM - Noon
FLY CLOSER TO THE SUN
Wednesdays 1 - 2 PM
Reggae, Dub/Versions and UK Stepper . . . No genre of music is off limits.
Saturdays 10 AM - Noon
Heather Fox & Elizabeth Reilly
Sister Fox & DJ Hipshot playing garage, psychedelic, acid, prog, blues, folk, glam, metal, ROCK, and beyond... with frequent guests and themed shows. The start to your Thursday Night "Lady Rock Block!”
Thursdays 8 - 10 PM
An afternoon of French Pop, Italian Cinematic Sleaze, Brazilian Beats and Other-worldly Grooves on Global Grease with DJ Kim Sorise exclusively on ARTxFM.
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
HEAT SEEKING PANTHER
Heat Seeking Panther is a radio show on ARTxFM celebrating all things fonky. Funk, soul, Rare Groove, and early Hip Hop brought to you by host Jae Grady.
Tuesdays 8 - 10 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 3 - 5 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
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. Kojin & Christy 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 the vaults of endless, amazing music, including selections from all genres of creation. Sonic, sound art.
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
Emily Miles & Joey Yates of the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft
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 & Company
An hour of eclectic music with no boundaries. Aphex Twin, Nick Drake, Arcade Fire, The Cure, The Black Keys, Breaking Benjamin, Berry White, soul/funk, Kool and the Gang, The Commodores, to name a few. A song for everyone, no matter who you are or where you come from. All inclusive music for an all-inclusive audience. Representing the Cedar Lake community.
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.
Thursdays 1 - 2 PM
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
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 - 1 AM
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
Jake Grooves & Friends
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
Scrambling your brain and senses with the best in contemporary 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 Night Train Cocktail Lounge is an examination of the sounds of the past. The show focuses on audio from the 1890s - 1970s.
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 8 - 10 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 10 - 11 AM
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
This just in- the weekend starts on Wednesday! Take it sleazy with Jaxon & co. as we fix up for a weeknight rage. Rock & Roll, R&B, punk, and all type of worldwide jam will make into your party pants, as long as it’s fun… so shut up and put them on!!
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
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
Weekly show featuring interviews and scaled down live performances from local and touring artists in addition to select tracks both new and old. Experimental, psychadelic, garage, punk, rock, pop, old disco, industrial, desert jams, stoner rock. All kinds of stuff!
Fridays 6 - 8 PM
Blythe of the Ball
Wild guitars, rock & roll, fuzzy garage, punk & soul, movers, shakers, & girls galore, rockers, heartbreakers, & a whole lot more! Rock Sexy with Blythe of the Ball Thursdays at 10pm on ARTxFM.
Thursdays 10 - 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
SIR BASIL OUTERNATIONAL
Sir Basil Bromley
Covering all aspects of Reggae music from ska roots to dub. Classic to contemporary.
Fridays 8 - 10 AM
A weekly mix-tape by JP Source for the dancefloor of your mind.
Sundays 8 - 9 PM
A collection of classic soul, jazz, r&b and funk tunes and the stories of the people who created them. Get to know the folks behind some of America's most recognized and influential music.
Mondays 8 - 10 AM
A weekly sonic adventure. Branching off with electronic, experimental, and everything in between from all four corners of the worldrr.
Sundays 7 - 8 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 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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