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Dip a bucket in the ocean.

The water it holds is equal to the variety of music your local radio station plays.  A fraction of a fraction of the sounds that exist all over the world. 

G-town Radio strives to present diverse programming that can't be found on mainstream media outlets.  Our current shows are listed below.

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G-town Radio Shows
(See the G-town Schedule for all air times.)

 

Music Programming:

Fewsh (Mondays, 6-8 PM) - Reade McCardell brings you 2 hours of...most everything (e.g., an eye-widening array of music, musings and other disturbances).

Gotta' Get Over The Hump (Wednesdays, 10-12 AM) - Join K. Gerard Bates, the Mysterious Traveller (aka K-JAM!!!), and Producer EEAZZY-E from 10PM to Midnight (ET) each Wednesday as they guide you over the hump with the very best in Classic Funk, Rock, Hip Hop, R&B and Progressive Jazz! We are "Inter-Radioactive"!!!

International Vibrations (Sundays, 8-10 PM) - Mr. Melody plays an adult reggae mix of songs you haven't heard in a while from artists you love. Keeping you updated on musical happenings in and around the area. Interviews, new releases and new artists.

It's All Soul ((Wednesdays, 8-10 PM) - A two hour long celebration and critique of the various aspects of black music that historically have been overlooked or ignored. We plan on combining commentary and call in discussions with an eclectic mix of 70's soul, hip-hop, acid jazz and whatever else we can fit in!

Listen Up! (Wednesdays, 2-4 PM) - Join the enigmatic, music savant Tom Casetta as he guides you through the labyrinth of music shining a beacon on the unsung, should-be-sung, and will-be-sung recordings that clutter the maze's dusty corridors that crisscross time and continents. 

Neu-Matic (Sundays, 3-5 PM) - Neu-Matic is the weekly new music show on G-town Radio. Tune in Sundays from 3-5 PM to hear Jim Bear play the best new music on G-town Radio. You'll hear new songs and classic forgotten tracks as they are added to the G-town Radio library. Each week we'll also take a look back at pop's singular and silliest moments from the late 70's and early 80's with the K-tel Classic. All that and the occasional in-studio guest is quite a deal. Neu-Matic means new music.

Places & Spaces (Sundays, 6-8 PM) - Aura and F.A.M.E. bring you an eclectic mixture of soul, hip-hop, r&b, house, etc. The show is also a platform for community issues as well as a place that gives people relief from the programming they experience via mainstream media outlets. Places & Spaces aims to expose people to music and artists that they would not hear on the radio or see on television. Aura and F.A.M.E. also interview multimedia artists (musicians, singers, rappers, poets, film makers, bloggers, etc.), activists, and educators.

PraisEluJAH (Saturdays, 10-Noon) - Hosts Brother D and Sister A spin every genre of music in GOD's kingdom from worship & praise to Neo soul & R&B. They keep you laughing, entertained and enlightened with segments on marriage and GOD's Word. And, if that wasn't enough, they bring you in-depth interviews with mainstream artists, indie artists and best-selling authors. It's PraisEluJAH Baby!!!

Reckless Curiosity (Sundays, 10-12 AM) - Bored of commercial radio? Turned off by the sensory overload of indie music blogs but still crave hearing your new favorite song? Host Maggie Nolan has got you covered. She dives deep into the airwaves and internet for all the sweet sounds and variety she can pack into 2 hours. A little reckless curiosity goes a long way.

Reggae Surge (Saturdays, 9-10 PM) - DJ Surge and Supa Tang deliver the Reggae music masala hot sauce. Showcasing a spicy blend of reggae music with a global appeal, featuring DJ Surge bringing you the best of the best.

Skywave (Wednesdays, 6-7 PM) - Skywave rides the wind of your imagination; creating clouds of sound from the air that surrounds your mind. Throughout the journey to discover where the magic of sound exists in space, we'll explore how music and radio plays carve indelible pictures in our heads.

 

Talk Programming: 

The Broke N Truth Show (Fridays, 10-11 PM) - Philly's number 1 weekly artistic underground show covering all genres of art. While poetry creates the ambiance we explore great music and real raw conversation on the brokenness of society's truth.

Dynamic Money Matters (Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 AM) - Join Judith Claypoole on alternating Tuesdays for Dynamic Money Matters. The goal of the program is to inform and empower you to take control of your finances. Judy tackles basic financial questions and gives you the information you need to make smart choices, build savings and gain freedom from crippling debt. 

For the People (Saturdays, 5-6:30 PM) - For the People is a funky, fresh legal talk show that talks law in plain language. Host Debra D. Rainey, Esqprovides listeners with a bevy of legal information in a question and answer format (by phone, Facebook or Twitter). Each show will cover a diverse topical and contemporary legal issue. Be ready for anything; we not only educate, we'll have you in stitches and itching to join us! Studio line: 215-609-4301. CALL. Talk LIVE. DiScUsS.

Healthy Moments Radio (Mondays (11 am), Wednesdays (12 pm) and Fridays (6 pm)) A place for inspiration and tips on managing your high blood pressure or diabetes. Host Renee Norris-Jones shares stories from her journey of getting her diabetes under control with diet and exercise. Each episode in this series offers quick, doable and easy tips for managing high blood pressure and diabetes to make a healthier you.

The (Not So) Hidden Agenda (Saturdays, 4-5 PM) - Host Stephanie Heck interviews local artists, authors, musicians, actors, politicians, professionals, and activists about their work in the local community and beyond.

LesBe Real (Thursdays, 7-8 PM) - LesBe Real Radio Talk is entertainment infused philosophy that’s witty & candid. The show covers a plethora of informative topics for same gender loving people and their allies and features guest speakers, special appearances and community leaders!

Morning Feed (Mon-Fri, 9-10:30 AM) - Your daily feed of news, commentary, and everything else Ed Feldman can think of. Ed Feldman-TV's Furniture Guy, The Man in the Toolbelt expands his universe and yours by revealing the Matrix. Tune in for a different look at Politics, Entertainment, Art, Design and even some How-To. Join Ed as he ridicules the powerful and reveals his Innermost Secrets.

Planet Philadelphia (1st and 3rd Fridays, 4-5pm) A radio show about our environment – where we all live, work, and play – produced and hosted by Kay Wood. You will hear a mix of environmental news, interviews, music, poetry, and reporting on community events. Planet Philadelphia is for the many Philadelphians who care about our planet. There are a lot of important and interesting issues to explore – and this show is the place to do that.

Stepping Into Tomorrow (Thursdays, 8-9 PM) - Gabriel Bryant fuses thoughtful dialogue about the issues that face everyday urban communities including Philadelphia, while highlighting those individuals or entities that make solutions possible. This show also features a music component, showcasing artists both local and on a national level, whose work provides a voice for change and societal uplift.

We Went To The Zoo (2nd and 4th Thursdays 5-6pm) - WE WENT TO THE ZOO is a fun and informative program on the local happenings of the Philadelphia Theatre Community, hosted by Philadelphia actors Kevin Fennel and Joshua Kirwin.

Playlist Programming:

JazzHands - Move into the waking hours with classic jazz, mellow pop and downtempo beats.

The Sunday Vibe - G-town Radio takes on a mellower, funkier vibe ideal for whatever you do and where ever you go. Each Sunday tune in and vibe out.

The Funkstables - Regain your funky equilibrium with classic funk, electronic tinged beats, 70's fusion and a little bit of soul.

The G-town Playlists - These three playlists (G-town Player, G-town Evenings and G-town Late Nights) pull files from deep inside the vast G-town music library (over 7500 tracks in regular rotation). Be prepared for anything.