Cyd’s Picks

Record partyLove the music you hear on HPZ?
You might also love these live, local broadcasts in the Madison area!

NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WSUM is not running live programming at this time. Some shows are running pre-recorded episodes. Others are temporarily off the air.

Smooth Ride
Saturdays, 9 p.m.-10 p.m.
91.7 FM WSUM, Madison Student Radio
Occasional HPZ fill-in host Will Kenneally brings you a blend of blues, R&B, and jazz. Always smooth. Live each week right after HPZ!

Jazz Stain
Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-11 a.m.
91.7 FM WSUM, Madison Student Radio
Tune into Jazz Stain for a new genre or theme of jazz every week! Past themes have included “Record Labels,” “Hip Hop’s Most Sampled Blue Note Tracks,” and “Mysterious Deaths.”

Circulating Sounds
Every other Thursday, 12 p.m.-1 p.m.
91.7 FM WSUM, Madison Student Radio
Circulating Sounds delivers samples of the wide array of music held by Mills Music Library, your primary resource for music materials and information on the UW-Madison campus and in Wisconsin. We highlight recordings from our circulating collection and our various special collections, regularly featuring artists from Wisconsin or artists who have recorded for Wisconsin record labels.

Traditional Jazz with the Litchfelds
Thursdays, 5 p.m.-6 p.m. (Repeated Saturdays, 6 p.m.)
98.7 FM WVMO, The Voice Of Monona
A showcase of traditional jazz and Dixieland from the early 20th Century.

Midnight Vinyl
Fridays, 12 a.m.-1 a.m.
98.7 FM WVMO, The Voice Of Monona
A wide array of hits played on vinyl, from Oldies to film soundtracks, Elton John to John Williams.

Dust Bunny Vinyl Show
Fridays, 1 p.m.-2 p.m.
91.7 FM WSUM, Madison Student Radio
DJ IzziStinks takes a theme each week and creates an hour-long playlist from her vinyl selection. Themes can vary from a movie, book, genre, or memory.

Saturdays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
89.9 FM WORT, Listener-Sponsored Community Radio
Classic jazz and swing from the 1920s to the 1950s; recordings by big bands, vocalists, and small combos.

Great Songs, Great Singers & Big Bands
Sundays, 5 p.m.-6 p.m.
98.7 FM WVMO, The Voice Of Monona
Big Band hits and other early recordings primarily from the 1930s and 1940s.

++ These shows and timeslots are valid as of February 14, 2020. ++
++ WSUM’s program lineup changes each academic semester. ++