Border Radio features an eclectic mix of emerging and essential artists in rock, folk, alternative country, blues and world music, plus a focus on independent touring artists coming to the Houston area with a look ahead to the upcoming weekend and beyond. Hosted by Susan.
Sandy brings the best of blues, jam, rock, bluegrass, and more, with the latest releases from artists near and far and in-studio performances from both local and touring musicians. And if that’s not enough, count on some good old Grateful Dead and live in-studio performances.
Tennyson’s Tape Deck
Bringing you Americana, rock, folk and more. Hosted by Lars.
The Music Museum has an array of listening galleries for the adventurous music enthusiast. Each gallery has a music theme, and can provide the listener with new experiences of music. Lots of Indie and Pop music, but anything goes! Brought to you by Ed Foster
R&B Gold with Charles Hightower. Tunes from the golden days of rhythm and blues, served up with soul!
With no format to speak of, the focus is to allow the listener to participate in a form of “free association.” Tune in anytime during the show and allow your senses to be treated to a variety of sounds and rhythms that make your world a more interesting place to be. Hosted by Larry.
Wide Open Spaces
From Mellow Mondays to classic rock Fridays, showcasing non mainstream Americana roots music; independent songwriters and bands with interviews and in-studio performances. Hosted by Roark.
A traditional representation of bluegrass music as presented in the musician’s point of view. Both new releases and classic Bluegrass music is played each week. Hosted By Joanna & Dalton.
A weekly showcase of the region’s best loved Cajun and zydeco music, featuring requests, dedications and more.
Up close interviews with local artists making new folk music and expanding Houston’s reputation as the new music capitol of Texas.
Zydeco Pas Salé
The best in Zydeco and Cajun music, events and artists.
A blues show representing the only form of music that knows no boundaries be it color, religion, national origin, featuring the music and its origins and diversity.
Blues in Hi-Fi
The best of the blues coming from the era of early to present recordings with an emphasis on what sounded best on your home hi-fi system.
Blues on the Move
Concentrating on soul blues, female based blues and local and Texas based artists, as well as interviews of local and touring acts. The definitive family blues show.
Down Home Blues
Blues with a focus is on seminal blues artists who personify the traditional music as well as artists who are recreating the style in more contemporary renditions.
Howlin’ the Blues
Showcasing the evolution of blues, including the interviews, performances, the music calendar, the latest new releases, with an occasional trip to the blues vault to honor where it all came from.
Music covering specialty genre(s), eras and scenes.
Electroluv [HD2, Sunday, 9 PM]
A show playing electronica and jam, with a mixture of live concert recordings by the best of today’s jam and electronica bands.
Houston Jazz Spotlight
Tierney showcases the many and wonderful talents that are linked to the Jazz community in Houston.
From hard hitting big band to a soft bolero to a fusion of flamenco and jazz, a program dedicated to the exploration of Latin jazz from around the musical world.
Reach Out in the Darkness
Welcome fans of independent radio to a show like no other. Each week The Vinyl Avenger and The Moonlight Lily bring you a mixed bag of tunes – from Cab Calloway to Nine Inch Nails – and everything in between. We come to you from the basement of Moonlight Lily’s bungalow where almost anything can happen. We are a non genera show with many surprises and every program is new and different. And it’s not just us deciding what you hear. We like to think of ourselves as a musical family where you are responsible for about a third of what we hear. We encourage you, our listeners, wherever you may be, to make requests that broaden our musical horizon as well and help shape Reach Out In The Darkness. If you are looking for a show that presents old favorites along side new favorites from around the World and around the corner, then tune into Reach Out In The Darkness on Monday night from 6 till 9.
Rock/pop based programs that blend other elements.
Music programming by the infamous rebel crew sound and associates: Joe Belmarez , BMC , Soul Tower 606 , LoveSun theDon, Kool B, Meeklo & many more of Houston’s illest dj’s
Bollywood at its best. Music from the Indo-Asian region. New releases, featured artists and local Indo-Asian culture rolled up into one dynamic radio show.
Celtic music, local Irish/Celtic community events, Irish language lessons and updates on the political situation in northern Ireland are regularly featured.
Spotlighting the best progressive, urban, popular Latino music as well as the greatest tropical sounds and regional folkloric from Mexico, Latin America and all over the world.
Presenting a variety of hip-hop from different regions and countries, the program also features progressive/alternative soul. Also includes new releases, interviews with local and national artists, mixing by guest DJs and a lot more.
Highlighting Houston’s independent rap scene through extensive interviews and music outside the traditional box and off the charts.
Modern noncommercial counterculture music, including punk, goth, industrial and other genres.
Rock and Soul Revue [HD2; Saturday, 8 -11PM]
From soul music 45s to punk, hardcore, rockabilly and more.
A program featuring heavy metal, hard rock and gothic, among other genres.