The Afrosonic Taxi explores dance music from Africa and the Diaspora, as well as songs from around the world – especially South America, the Caribbean, and southern Europe – that have been fed by African rhythms and sensibilities. Host DJK takes you on a taxi ride each week, from night clubs in Dakar to festivals in Bahia, from recording studios in Havana to family compounds on the streets of Lagos.
AMERICANA ALLEY Wednesday 8pm – 10pm
Host Adrian plays Local, Regionally Local, and National Acts with an Arkansas Connection. This genre bending show will keep your toes tappin’ as you travel the backroads of American music Sharing Local Music Worldwide on Americana Alley. For more information on Adrian’s show and featured local performers, check out his website at www.americanaalley.com and the Americana Alley Facebook page.
THE BLACK LODGE Thursday 8pm – 10pm
Mike plays progressive rock, new wave and a little punk music from the 70’s and 80’s era of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
CARIBBEAN PULSE Friday 9am – 11am
DJ Hod-I plays music from the Caribbean, with an emphasis on modern reggae and dancehall.
CHILLY WATER THURSDAYS Thursday 6pm – 8pm
Host JosB brings a positive vibe to the airwaves with jam band music mixed with a touch of Southern rock and soul.
FEED YOUR HEAD Friday 9pm – 10pm
Host Dawn at Night brings you music to Feed Your Head with favorites, deep tracks, and overlooked gems from the late 60’s and early 70’s rock era.
IF THAT AIN’T COUNTRY Sunday 8pm – 9 pm
Featuring the very best in traditional country, honky tonk, bluegrass and western swing from the golden years ’til today. Each week, host Western Red plays the big hits and memories from a select year in the world of country music.
JAZZ WITH GUSTO Saturday 9am – 11am
Host Art Gust plays Big Band, Dixieland, Swing, Singers and Crooners from the 30’s and 40’s.
MASH UP MONDAYZ Monday 10pm – Midnight
DJ S&S plays a mix of Hip Hop and R‘n’B along with news and commentary.
MIXTAPE MATINEE Sunday 2pm – 3pm
Every Sunday afternoon hosts Nick and Ethan offer a reprieve from the mainstream with a curated mixtape focused on new underground music ranging from psychedelic rock to Americana to indie and beyond. Tune in and enjoy their casual commentary on songs and artists, along with an occasional anecdote.
Music Makers is about Northwest Arkansas music and the musicians who make it. Host Ted Hammig brings local musicians into the KPSQ studio for interviews and live performances. As a musician himself, Ted is able to dig into the inspiration behind the songs and discuss the process of how music is made.
OUR OZARK BLEND Sunday 6pm – 7pm Hosted by Farmer Bee of Madison County, Our Ozark Blend is an eclectic mix of mountain entertainment out of these Ozark hills written by B. William Bower and produced by local talent. Each week it features narrated history such as “Ozark Backstory,” a history of the upper White River Valley from 1800 to 1935, and “Western Wildmen,” the true story of Bill Doolin, King of the Oklahombres. It also has music and humorous interludes such as the “Vexing Science Section,” where Farmer Bee and Professor Pea examine some the amazing scientific principles operative in our everyday world.
POETIZE THE NEWS Friday 10:00-10:30 pm
Making sense of world events through poetry, with Fayetteville poet Doug Shields.
REGGAE ROADBLOCK Saturday 11am – 1pm
Join your host, Brother Moshe on a two-hour journey as he plays music from the “Golden Age of Reggae,” artists that made reggae music great throughout the Caribbean and eventually the world, from Bob Marley & the Wailers to Lucky Dube. Reggae Roadblock is dedicated to world-wide roots reggae music.
RESTLESS Saturday Midnight – Sunday 1am
Listen in at midnight for a new kind of late-night show. We will be exploring music, storytelling, and other forms of audio magic together. Join host David in the studio through Twitter (@Restless_KPSQ), email (RestlessKPSQ at gmail.com), or the studio phone (479-966-4667).
WHAT’S COOKING Sunday 1pm – 2pm
Culinary craft and culture are on this show’s menu with food history, creative recipes, fun songs to inspire your appetite, and a focus on local flavor. Hosted by Julie and Heather, two obsessed food geeks, who believe that cooking should be an adventure, never a chore.