Prism

Weekly Variety Show of music expressed by a theme. Every week a fresh look at the human condition, its components and variables, through song, sound, rhythms, and beats.

Past Episodes

  • Summer of '96 Somewhere Aired: Saturday, May 26, 2018

    Bootleg Sublime tracks from studio outtakes and live shows, some horn driven music by The Plugz and Mrophine, a Radiohead track, a heavily sampled track in the Hip Hop community by Christine McVie, Brazilian psy funk rock from the early 90's, and much more.

  • One : One Mix Aired: Saturday, May 19, 2018

    A scattering of musics from places near and far.

  • 2 : 2 Mix Aired: Saturday, May 19, 2018

    2nd hour in a three hour set. A mix of dubbed out sounds from the 70s and 80s, post punk from England, vocal tracks by Nancy Sinatra, Saada Bonaire, Priscilla of Booker T. and Priscilla, Jennifer Lara, as well as some instrumental rock from the Pacific coast and dub from the west indies.

  • 3 : 3 Mix Aired: Saturday, May 19, 2018

    Final installment of a three hour set.

  • Women In Music; The Ladies of Hip Hop Aired: Saturday, May 12, 2018

    An hour is just too short for any of these installments. This episode features a few early hip hop queens and some proto-post-punk-dub DIY. Here you will find music by ESG, The Jellies, Heather B., Lauryn Hill, and many others. Tracklist below;
    Prism - WAYO-LP Rochester 01:18
    ESG - You're No Good 04:04
    The Jellies - Jive Baby on A Saturday Night 06:50
    ESG - Dance 11:02
    ESG - UFO 17:22
    Elle Varner feat. J. Cole - I Only Wanna Give It To You 20:55
    Suite For Ma Dukes Orchestra - Untitled/ Fantastic (A Tribute J Dilla) 24:53

  • Women In Music; The Femmes of Funk and Soul Aired: Saturday, April 21, 2018

    This installment of the" Women In Music" series explores some of the heavy hitters of the funk soul scene of Americana. Here you will find songs by Anna King, Aretha Franklin, Alice Russell, Labelle, and many other notables. Tracklist below;
    Ann Peebles - I Can't Stand the Rain - 03:20
    Anna King - I Found You - 06:03
    Anna King - If Somebody Told You - 07:59
    Lyn Collins - Take Me As I Am - 11:10
    Cher - I Walk On Guilded Splinters - 16:34
    Wendy Rene - After Laughter (Comes Tears) - 19:01
    Roberta Flack - Go Up Moses - 25:14

  • Women In Electronic Music Aired: Saturday, April 14, 2018

    Gather around the warmth of your speaker box for the next installment of this months Women In Music series on WAYO 104.3 FM. This episode showcases women in ELECTRONIC music. Pioneers, as well as well as the keepers of the flame. From Daphne Blake Oram to Little Dragon.

  • Blackbook Sessions X PRISM; Mix For Yer Head Aired: Wednesday, April 11, 2018

    The Blackbook Sessions X PRISM showcase of hip hop, dub reggae, an instrumental from DJ Screw, and much more. Straight to your dome.

  • Stand By My Fire; Women of Music; PART ONE- Reggae Aired: Saturday, April 7, 2018

    For the month of April, Prism looks at women in music, the women of music, in a variety of genre specific mixes. This episode showcases women in Reggae. Here you will find music from the West Indies, Japan, England, and America with groups such as the Love Joys, Dry and Heavy, the Goretti Group, and others.

  • Salade De Musique Aired: Saturday, March 31, 2018

    Here is a delicious mix to savor. Here you will find music by Brazilian vocalist group Os Tincoas, a stroll through a dark night with Charlie Byrd, Smokey Robinson laments the Virgin Man, Andre Tanker conjures a hurricane storm, and much more. Tracklist below;
    Aretha Franklin - Think - 00:33
    Vin Gordon - Grass In The Sun - 08:40
    Charlie Byrd - Blue Prelude - 13:46
    Os Tincoas - Deixa A Gira Girar - 18:53
    Pressure Drop - Its Got To Be For Real - 22:41
    Sandra De Sa - Ohlos Coloridos - 26:24

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