WVMO Programs


The Book & The Spade: Gordon Govier - Sunday @ 8AM


Unique news and interview program that reports on the latest discoveries and developments in Biblical Archaeology. The only new facts about the Bible and the Biblical world come from archaeology. Tune in for backgrounders on the Bible with Monona radio veteran Gordon Govier.


Go Deep: Bruce Rave – Sunday 11PM


Uptempo and melodic all new music show that scans the worldwide indie radar for the most important current tunes. Expect to hear new tunes from artists you know, and for you to also be turned on to some newbies. 


Drive Swede Said: Kirk Swenson – Tuesday @ 4PM


Like a great mixtape from your friend that you listen to again and again. The program includes a variety of genres with songs from 60 years of rock music. Listeners will appreciate being introduced to songs by lesser known artists as well as those whose names bring a nod of recognition.


Midnight Vinyl: Joe Martin – Friday @ Midnight


Classic vinyl LP's and original 45's from the 1950's, 60's and 70's. Each week we will explore popular music by year, place and style. Rock-N-Roll, Motown, country, rock, R&B, and soul - all the great music from three fantastic decades. 

Prog Rock Hour: Fred Sperry – Wednesday @ 5PM


This show highlights the Progressive Rock genre playing classic 60's/70's Prog rock bands such as Genesis, Pink Floyd and Yes; current day Prog artists like Anathema, Marillion and Porcupine Tree and Progressive Metal bands like Dream Theater and Rush. The show even explores non-traditional Prog rock with artists and music that borders on the genre.


Down Home Dairyland: Rick March – Sunday @ 7PM


Polka music extraordinaire. All things polka, beer and fun. Dive into the world of traditional polka and other ethnic music and learn about the great musical heritage of the Midwest.  

Sing it Sister!: Mary Huelsbeck – Tuesday @ 7PM


Everything from rock and pop to soul, classic country, r & b and even some comedy now and then.  You’ll hear the whole album – the hit songs, the forgotten gems and the songs that maybe should be forgotten.  Along the way, you’ll also find out a little bit about the album and the artist.  

Traditional Jazz with the Lichtfeld’s: Dick & Mary Ann Litchfeld – Sunday @ 6PM


A survey of traditional Dixieland Jazz with former Monona Mayor and first lady.  


Remembering Radio: Paul Cargill – Saturday @ 5PM


The show that takes a listen to some of the great radio broadcasts of the past.
Years before television broadcast its first primitive black and white picture, radio had been broadcasting in living color, provided by the pictures in the listener’s mind.
Return to those thrilling days of yesteryear, with American pop culture of a bygone era.

This Week in Music History: Jeff Perry – Wednesday @ 8PM


Celebrating the music of The Beatles.  Join host Jeff Perry for all things Beatles, from the early days of "Love Me Do" to "Abbey Road" and everything in between.  Jeff has been known to throw in a rarity or two, maybe some Beatle solo songs and interview clips... and always an hour of fantastic music.  Fab!  Gear!  


Vintage Vinyl Hour: David Cobb – Wednesday @ 6PM


The music you love, the way it was meant to be heard.  Popular music from the 40's, 50's and 60's brought to you live from the WVMO studios.  Enjoy the warm, rich sounds of vinyl LP and old fashioned radio.


Back In The Day: Johnny Rasta (Shivers) – Saturday @ 10AM


A history of funky music takes listeners on a trip to discover and celebrate classic soul tunes. Each week, the former club DJ works on a different theme to both entertain and enlighten others to the stories behind this memorable music.

Old Dog, New Music: Matt Eidson – Thursday @ 9PM


An indie, UK, 80's, 90's, punk, b-sides. It's music that you probably missed when it came out, but need to hear. Guided by Voices, The Long Winters, Pinback, Alt-J, Savages, Arcwelder, Mudhoney, Beach House, Metz & Michael Kiwanuka are just a few artists that you will hear on my show. 

Nic At Night: Nic Alexander – Thursday @ 7PM


Featuring a wide variety of rock and soul from the 1950s through present day, the show is often presented thematically, with broadcasts showcasing everything from horns to handclaps.

Roulette: Charlie Schomaker – Thursday @ 6PM


An eclectic mix of music from all decades and genres, “from Mozart to Metallica.” Primarily rock-oriented, but with sprinklings of: funk, R&B, soul, pop, jazz, blues, hip-hop, reggae, big band, classical, and crooners.

The British Invasion and Beyond : Jim Gundersen - Mondays @ 6PM

 
Enjoy British music from the Invasion bands of the 1960's to more recent music up to 1990. I play a lot of British guitar legends and I hope you learn some things you didn't know. 

9.8.7 Countdown to Country: Jody McCann – Thursday @ 10AM


Explore some roots, “old time”, local and classic country music.


The Blue Note Jazz Hour:  Eric Hartz – Thursday @ 11pm


Jazz from the original Blue Note label from 1951-1967.  Blue Note Records was an American Jazz label pioneering Jazz genres of Bebop, Hard bop, Avant-Garde, and Free Jazz styles.  


Savage Radio: Savage Scott – Wednesday @ 7PM


A one hour program that features music that stretches from The Beatles and James Brown to Big Audio Dynamite and Beck to all things beyond. While rock and roll, power pop and British Invasion music from the '60s through '90s remain the foundation, you can also expect detours into the serious funk, expressive jazz, hypnotic electronica, cosmic prog rock and whatever else that is personally handpicked by the DJ himself from his extensive collection. It will be blissfully melodic and beautifully loud...please join in the fun!

Lyrical Adolescence: Celia – Monday @ 7PM



Great Songs, Great Singers & Big Bands: Rod Perry – Sunday @5PM