Show Schedule – Fall 2021

Monday

6:00am-7:00am – The Star Spotlight with Carsen Star

Each episode of the Star Spotlight will feature a musical theme around a particular category. Dipping into his archives, Carsen will roll out song-after-song with a singular focus that days’ emphasis. Episodes in production include: “A Focus on the Numbers (songs and artists with numbers in their titles and/or names), “Rock and Roll Girls” (songs titled with women’s names), and “Great Sax” (songs featuring great saxophone play). Tune-in for new episodes every Monday at 6AM (Central time).

7:00am-8:00am – Planet 10 Radio with Chris Smith

Chris shares her random musings from her bouts of 3AM insomnia; including deep dives on a musical artist, trivia contests, and local guests. And peppered in there are her notes from the quarantine.

9:00am-10:00am – The Star Spotlight with Carsen Star

Each episode of the Star Spotlight will feature a musical theme around a particular category. Dipping into his archives, Carsen will roll out song-after-song with a singular focus that days’ emphasis. Episodes in production include: “A Focus on the Numbers (songs and artists with numbers in their titles and/or names), “Rock and Roll Girls” (songs titled with women’s names), and “Great Sax” (songs featuring great saxophone play). Tune-in for new episodes every Monday at 6AM (Central time).

10:00am-11:00am – The Rellenz with Ryan Elenz and Jackson Kalmar

The Rellenz is a show about health, wellness, and mindfulness. Discussing the gym, life, eating, music, recovery, mindsets, and interviews – it’s only the best from Rellenz!

11:00am-12:00pm – Cross Country with Ashley N

Cross-country is a music show with a little bit of country, but a whole lot of variety. There is no doubt that you will find your favorite music in her show and you can listen to Cross Country every Monday at 11:00 am!

1:30pm-2:30pm – Monday Madness with Noah Festenstein (every other Monday)

4:00pm-5:00pm – World Pop with Chris Thomas

World Pop Counts down the top 10 pop songs from a different country each week

6:00pm-7:00pm – Dexter’s Radio Hour with Jeff Waters

“Electic variety and at the same time transitions well and feels like it all cohesively
belongs.” – Eric Arsnow, ‘Devil’s Teeth’, Milwaukee

Jeff Waters lives in Des Plaines, Illinois, and is offically retired, so he can work on
Dexter’s Radio Hour (Monday and Friday at 6:00 PM CST) and co-hosting Global Tunes (with Jeff and Marie) Tuesday and Friday at 4:00. He enjoys photography, motorcycling (BMW F-800 Adventure), and long walks on the rims of active volcanoes. Oh, and music. Mostly Lithuanian polkas from 1949 to 1957. Every other kind of music is crap.

7:00pm-8:00pm – Jake Joyce’s Wide World of Sounds with Jake Joyce

An hour long show spanning the globe, showcasing the unsung heroes of underground music, noise, and other experimental entities. You won’t hear this stuff anywhere else!

12:00am-2:00am – The Short Man’s Room with Jon Decatorsmith

Free-form radio, mixing genres and respecting no boundaries.   Hosted by local merchant and vinyl junkie partial to new grooves, psychedelic mind jams, and melancholia.  Dig in.

Tuesday

6:00am-7:00am – The Star Spotlight with Carsen Star

Each episode of the Star Spotlight will feature a musical theme around a particular category. Dipping into his archives, Carsen will roll out song-after-song with a singular focus that days’ emphasis. Episodes in production include: “A Focus on the Numbers (songs and artists with numbers in their titles and/or names), “Rock and Roll Girls” (songs titled with women’s names), and “Great Sax” (songs featuring great saxophone play). Tune-in for new episodes every Monday at 6AM (Central time).

9:00am-10:00am – The Star Spotlight with Carsen Star

Each episode of the Star Spotlight will feature a musical theme around a particular category. Dipping into his archives, Carsen will roll out song-after-song with a singular focus that days’ emphasis. Episodes in production include: “A Focus on the Numbers (songs and artists with numbers in their titles and/or names), “Rock and Roll Girls” (songs titled with women’s names), and “Great Sax” (songs featuring great saxophone play). Tune-in for new episodes every Monday at 6AM (Central time).

10:00am-11:00pm – Sport Report with Megan Kleve

11:00am-12:00pm – Basement Records with Erik Hanson

Where can you dance to any music you chose? Where can you party all night long? Down in the basement is where it’s at! Basement Records is your home for Rock, Soul, Surf, Funk, Punk, and whatever else we can find in the basement. Tune in Tuesday at 11 am, Thursday at 10 pm, Saturday at Noon, and Sunday at 9 am only on Harper Radio. Down in the basement, where you have the comforts of home and a nightclub too. Basement Records on Harper Radio.

1:00pm-3:00pm – Mixin’ it Up with Erica Berger

1-3 on Tuesdays you will hear a variety of music, hear some facts about the tv show Friends and a weekly topic at 2pm and some live music played on the show and a few interviews

3:00pm-4:00pm – Global Tunes with Marie Lapidus & Jeff Waters

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if Dexter’s Radio Hour and Global Tunes joined forces?  Well, this is the result.  Global Tunes with Jeff and Marie explores music from around the globe, brings you some interesting cultural facts and lets you enjoy a trip without having to pay for planes, hotels and cars.  Tune in every Tuesday and Friday at 4PM and Saturdays at 11am-12pm to hear Jeff (and snippets of Marie) and listen to Marie’s playlists of chosen songs (and sometimes Jeff’s choices too…when Marie is not looking…..)!

5:00pm-6:00pm – Rock Bottom with Ben Williams

Rock Bottom presents a diverse selection of rock, alternative pop, and everything in between from the 90s to now. This show features a blend of upbeat tunes and angsty jams to match the swirling emotions of a trip home from your 9-5.

7:00pm-8:00pm – The Joe M Show with Joe Mandarino

The Joe M Show brings a music experience to your ears! Tune in to hear this eclectic mix only on Harper Radio.

9:00pm-9:30pm – The Local Music Show with Erik Hanson

Featuring bands and artists from Chicago and the Northwest suburbs.

12:00am-2:00am – The Short Man’s Room with Jon Decatorsmith

Free-form radio, mixing genres and respecting no boundaries.   Hosted by local merchant and vinyl junkie partial to new grooves, psychedelic mind jams, and melancholia.  Dig in.

Wednesday

6:00am-7:00am – The Star Spotlight with Carsen Star

Each episode of the Star Spotlight will feature a musical theme around a particular category. Dipping into his archives, Carsen will roll out song-after-song with a singular focus that days’ emphasis. Episodes in production include: “A Focus on the Numbers (songs and artists with numbers in their titles and/or names), “Rock and Roll Girls” (songs titled with women’s names), and “Great Sax” (songs featuring great saxophone play). Tune-in for new episodes every Monday at 6AM (Central time).

9:00am-10:00am – The Star Spotlight with Carsen Star

Each episode of the Star Spotlight will feature a musical theme around a particular category. Dipping into his archives, Carsen will roll out song-after-song with a singular focus that days’ emphasis. Episodes in production include: “A Focus on the Numbers (songs and artists with numbers in their titles and/or names), “Rock and Roll Girls” (songs titled with women’s names), and “Great Sax” (songs featuring great saxophone play). Tune-in for new episodes every Monday at 6AM (Central time).

10:00am-11:00am – The Casual Fan with Nathan Rosca

I like to let loose and talk about the previous week in the NFL and come up with hot takes for the NBA and college teams.

1:00pm-2:00pm – Jake Joyce’s Wide World of Sounds with Jake Joyce

An hour long show spanning the globe, showcasing the unsung heroes of underground music, noise, and other experimental entities. You won’t hear this stuff anywhere else!

2:00pm-3:00pm – A Pop of Facts and Chats with Cari

3:00pm-4:00pm – The Dive with Brian D.

5:00pm-6:00pm – Hailey’s Happenings with Hailey Schimpf

7:00pm-8:00pm – The Joe M Show with Joe Mandarino

The Joe M Show brings a music experience to your ears! Tune in to hear this eclectic mix only on Harper Radio.

12:00am-2:00am – The Short Man’s Room with Jon Decatorsmith

Free-form radio, mixing genres and respecting no boundaries.   Hosted by local merchant and vinyl junkie partial to new grooves, psychedelic mind jams, and melancholia.  Dig in.

Thursday

6:00am-7:00am – The Star Spotlight with Carsen Star

Each episode of the Star Spotlight will feature a musical theme around a particular category. Dipping into his archives, Carsen will roll out song-after-song with a singular focus that days’ emphasis. Episodes in production include: “A Focus on the Numbers (songs and artists with numbers in their titles and/or names), “Rock and Roll Girls” (songs titled with women’s names), and “Great Sax” (songs featuring great saxophone play). Tune-in for new episodes every Monday at 6AM (Central time).

9:00am-10:00am – The Star Spotlight with Carsen Star

Each episode of the Star Spotlight will feature a musical theme around a particular category. Dipping into his archives, Carsen will roll out song-after-song with a singular focus that days’ emphasis. Episodes in production include: “A Focus on the Numbers (songs and artists with numbers in their titles and/or names), “Rock and Roll Girls” (songs titled with women’s names), and “Great Sax” (songs featuring great saxophone play). Tune-in for new episodes every Monday at 6AM (Central time).

10:00am-10:30am – Backwards and Forwards with Mary Renner

Backwards and Forwards is a show hosted by Mary Renner, palindrome affiliate and fan of the old and new. Inspired by the fateful spelling of her last name, the show each week will explore new happenings and introduce you to something you’ve never heard of while also paying homage to those who laid the groundwork with the classics we all know and love. Every Thursday starting at 10, Backwards and Forwards will be the accompaniment to your morning commute, cup of coffee or rolling out of bed. Any way you take it, there’s a bit of something for everybody to see you through your Thursday morning blues.

11:00am-11:30am – The Local Music Show with Erik Hanson

Featuring bands and artists from Chicago and the Northwest suburbs.

1:00pm-2:00pm – The Chef Henry Show with Henry Horton

The Chef Henry Show is an experience of different artists that inspire me and I will be playing different local musicians that I find around the cook county area. I hope to interview and bring on a few guests to talk music with and have them share their love for music with me. So if you like Indie, alternative, and maybe a little rap. Then you should tune into the Chef Henry Show.

2:00pm-3:00pm – Harper Talks with Brian Shelton

Harper Talks is a podcast featuring Harper College’s Distinguished Alumni. Join in at 2pm on WHCM 88.3FM or search for Harper Talks on your favorite podcast platform to hear Assistant Professor of Communication Arts Brian Shelton discuss life, education, and humanity with a new guest every month.

3:00pm-4:00pm – What’s On The Internet with Petterson Montegrande

A show dedicated to talking about almost everything and anything that’s been on the internet. Things like fandoms, new trends, influencers, and a whole lot more. This will be more centered around online websites, so trends on apps will not be really focused on (TikTok trends will hardly be talked about).

4:00pm-5:00pm – World Pop with Chris Thomas

World Pop Counts down the top 10 pop songs from a different country each week

5:00pm-6:00pm – The Tea with D with Deming Fanslau

I cover some of the biggest news around sports. I also cover the biggest stories in Chicago sports. I go in depth on what is important and why it’s important in the sports world. From baseball, basketball, football and others, I get you all caught up on what has happened in the week of sports. You don’t want to miss it because it’s an hour where you get the tea from D.

6:00pm-7:00pm – 8-Bit Beats with William O’ Keefe

7:00pm-8:00pm – Streaming Verse with Chris Smith and Nina Stoner

Co-hosts, Chris Smith and Nina Stoner dive into your favorite TV shows, movies, podcasts, and more. Listen in every week for a unique and fun talk show as we explore the world of everything streaming.

10:00pm-11:00pm – Basement Records with Erik Hanson

Where can you dance to any music you chose? Where can you party all night long? Down in the basement is where it’s at! Basement Records is your home for Rock, Soul, Surf, Funk, Punk, and whatever else we can find in the basement. Tune in Tuesday at 11 am, Thursday at 10 pm, Saturday at Noon, and Sunday at 9 am only on Harper Radio. Down in the basement, where you have the comforts of home and a nightclub too. Basement Records on Harper Radio.

12:00am-2:00am – The Short Man’s Room with Jon Decatorsmith

Free-form radio, mixing genres and respecting no boundaries.   Hosted by local merchant and vinyl junkie partial to new grooves, psychedelic mind jams, and melancholia.  Dig in.

Friday

6:00am-7:00am – The Star Spotlight with Carsen Star

Each episode of the Star Spotlight will feature a musical theme around a particular category. Dipping into his archives, Carsen will roll out song-after-song with a singular focus that days’ emphasis. Episodes in production include: “A Focus on the Numbers (songs and artists with numbers in their titles and/or names), “Rock and Roll Girls” (songs titled with women’s names), and “Great Sax” (songs featuring great saxophone play). Tune-in for new episodes every Monday at 6AM (Central time).

7:00am-8:00am – Jake Joyce’s Wide World of Sounds with Jake Joyce

An hour long show spanning the globe, showcasing the unsung heroes of underground music, noise, and other experimental entities. You won’t hear this stuff anywhere else!

9:00am-10:00am – The Star Spotlight with Carsen Star

Each episode of the Star Spotlight will feature a musical theme around a particular category. Dipping into his archives, Carsen will roll out song-after-song with a singular focus that days’ emphasis. Episodes in production include: “A Focus on the Numbers (songs and artists with numbers in their titles and/or names), “Rock and Roll Girls” (songs titled with women’s names), and “Great Sax” (songs featuring great saxophone play). Tune-in for new episodes every Monday at 6AM (Central time).

10:00am-12:00pm – Moczo’s Corner Store with Nicholas Moczalla

Your one stop for Music, News and Talk. The show will have the spirit of a bodega where guests will stop in and talk about their lives, enjoy some laugh and listen to a couple songs.

12:00pm-1:00pm – Rad-io Replay with Erik Bonilla

Here’s a repeat of what DJ Rik served up back on Resident cool dude DJ Rik plays the newest indie, alt, and punk to get your weekend start just a little bit earlier. Slack off and tune in!

3:00pm-4:00pm – Global Tunes with Marie Lapidus & Jeff Waters

Global Tunes with Jeff and Marie – Have you ever wondered what it would be like if Dexter’s Radio Hour and Global Tunes joined forces?  Well, this is the result.  Global Tunes with Jeff and Marie explores music from around the globe, brings you some interesting cultural facts and lets you enjoy a trip without having to pay for planes, hotels and cars.  Tune in every Tuesday and Friday at 4PM and Saturdays at 11am-12pm to hear Jeff (and snippets of Marie) and listen to Marie’s playlists of chosen songs (and sometimes Jeff’s choices too…when Marie is not looking…..)!

5:00pm-6:00pm – Hailey’s Happenings with Hailey Schimpf

6:00pm-7:00pm – Dexter’s Radio Hour with Jeff Waters

“Electic variety and at the same time transitions well and feels like it all cohesively
belongs.” – Eric Arsnow, ‘Devil’s Teeth’, Milwaukee

Jeff Waters lives in Des Plaines, Illinois, and is offically retired, so he can work on
Dexter’s Radio Hour (Monday and Friday at 6:00 PM CST) and co-hosting Global Tunes (with Jeff and Marie) Tuesday and Friday at 4:00. He enjoys photography, motorcycling (BMW F-800 Adventure), and long walks on the rims of active volcanoes. Oh, and music. Mostly Lithuanian polkas from 1949 to 1957. Every other kind of music is crap.

12:00am-2:00am – The Short Man’s Room with Jon Decatorsmith

Free-form radio, mixing genres and respecting no boundaries.   Hosted by local merchant and vinyl junkie partial to new grooves, psychedelic mind jams, and melancholia.  Dig in.

Saturday

6:00am-7:00am – The Star Spotlight with Carsen Star

Each episode of the Star Spotlight will feature a musical theme around a particular category. Dipping into his archives, Carsen will roll out song-after-song with a singular focus that days’ emphasis. Episodes in production include: “A Focus on the Numbers (songs and artists with numbers in their titles and/or names), “Rock and Roll Girls” (songs titled with women’s names), and “Great Sax” (songs featuring great saxophone play). Tune-in for new episodes every Monday at 6AM (Central time).

9:00am-10:00am – The Star Spotlight with Carsen Star

Each episode of the Star Spotlight will feature a musical theme around a particular category. Dipping into his archives, Carsen will roll out song-after-song with a singular focus that days’ emphasis. Episodes in production include: “A Focus on the Numbers (songs and artists with numbers in their titles and/or names), “Rock and Roll Girls” (songs titled with women’s names), and “Great Sax” (songs featuring great saxophone play). Tune-in for new episodes every Monday at 6AM (Central time).

10:00am-11:00am – The Keith Maurice Show with Keith “Maurice” Harris

Keith Maurice Harris playing the best variety of your favorite music! He brings you pop culture and Harper Campus news! #KeithMauriceShow

11:00am-12:00pm – Global Tunes with Marie Lapidus & Jeff Waters

Global Tunes with Jeff and Marie – Have you ever wondered what it would be like if Dexter’s Radio Hour and Global Tunes joined forces?  Well, this is the result.  Global Tunes with Jeff and Marie explores music from around the globe, brings you some interesting cultural facts and lets you enjoy a trip without having to pay for planes, hotels and cars.  Tune in every Tuesday and Friday at 4PM and Saturdays at 11am-12pm to hear Jeff (and snippets of Marie) and listen to Marie’s playlists of chosen songs (and sometimes Jeff’s choices too…when Marie is not looking…..)!

12:00pm-1:00pm – Basement Records with Erik Hanson

Where can you dance to any music you chose? Where can you party all night long? Down in the basement is where it’s at! Basement Records is your home for Rock, Soul, Surf, Funk, Punk, and whatever else we can find in the basement. Tune in Tuesday at 11 am, Thursday at 10 pm, Saturday at Noon, and Sunday at 9 am only on Harper Radio. Down in the basement, where you have the comforts of home and a nightclub too. Basement Records on Harper Radio.

2:00pm-3:00pm – Planet 10 Radio with Chris Smith

Chris shares her random musings from her bouts of 3AM insomnia; including deep dives on a musical artist, trivia contests, and local guests. And peppered in there are her notes from the quarantine.

4:00pm-5:00pm – World Pop with Chris Thomas

World Pop Counts down the top 10 pop songs from a different country each week

9:00pm-9:30pm – The Local Music Show with Erik Hanson

Featuring bands and artists from Chicago and the Northwest suburbs.

12:00am-2:00am – The Short Man’s Room with Jon Decatorsmith

Free-form radio, mixing genres and respecting no boundaries.   Hosted by local merchant and vinyl junkie partial to new grooves, psychedelic mind jams, and melancholia.  Dig in.

Sunday

6:00am-7:00am – The Star Spotlight with Carsen Star

Each episode of the Star Spotlight will feature a musical theme around a particular category. Dipping into his archives, Carsen will roll out song-after-song with a singular focus that days’ emphasis. Episodes in production include: “A Focus on the Numbers (songs and artists with numbers in their titles and/or names), “Rock and Roll Girls” (songs titled with women’s names), and “Great Sax” (songs featuring great saxophone play). Tune-in for new episodes every Monday at 6AM (Central time).

9:00am-10:00am – Basement Records with Erik Hanson

Where can you dance to any music you chose? Where can you party all night long? Down in the basement is where it’s at! Basement Records is your home for Rock, Soul, Surf, Funk, Punk, and whatever else we can find in the basement. Tune in Tuesday at 11 am, Thursday at 10 pm, Saturday at Noon, and Sunday at 9 am only on Harper Radio. Down in the basement, where you have the comforts of home and a nightclub too. Basement Records on Harper Radio.

10:00am-10:30am – The Local Music Show with Erik Hanson

Featuring bands and artists from Chicago and the Northwest suburbs.

2:00pm-3:00pm – Dexter’s Radio Hour-Greatest Hits with Jeff Waters

“A deep dive into the psyche of a music nut.”

5:00pm-7:30pm – The Short Man’s Room with Jon Decatorsmith

Free-form radio, mixing genres and respecting no boundaries.   Hosted by local merchant and vinyl junkie partial to new grooves, psychedelic mind jams, and melancholia.  Dig in.

8:00pm-9:00pmCrackling Vinyl with Brian and Leni Shelton

Brian and Leni Shelton are a father and daughter duo who produce Crackling Vinyl from their home since the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Crackling Vinyl features music from record store bargain bins, yard sales, libraries and basement finds. The selection is eclectic and rarely in great condition.

9:00pm-9:30pm – The Local Music Show with Erik Hanson

Featuring bands and artists from Chicago and the Northwest suburbs.

12:00am-2:00am – The Short Man’s Room with Jon Decatorsmith

Free-form radio, mixing genres and respecting no boundaries.   Hosted by local merchant and vinyl junkie partial to new grooves, psychedelic mind jams, and melancholia.  Dig in.

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