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

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

    Final installment of a three hour set.

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

    A scattering of musics from places near and far.

  • 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

  • Spring Has Sprung Aired: Saturday, March 24, 2018

    Spring is here. The sun is out. Excitable, loose, fun, splashes of exuberance. Tracklist below;
    Thee Oh Sees - The Dream 03:05
    Eddie Callahan - Paper Rain 12:09
    Sun - Time Is Passing 13:22
    Velly Joonas - Stopp, Seisku, Aegi 20:46
    Sun - Time Is Passing 20:57
    Velly Joonas - Stopp, Seisku, Aeg 21:17
    Dunkelziffer feat. Damo Suzuki - Give Me Your Soul 25:01
    Os Kiezos - 34:03
    Ajukaja - Benga Benga 36:18
    Errol Dunkley - Militant Man 43:29
    Jennifer Lana - I'm In Love 50:23
    Patrice Rushen - You Remind Me 53:32

  • Extened Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun Is Out and its Beautiful Aired: Saturday, March 24, 2018

    Hitting the high notes of funk for an extended set of mythical and mystical rhythms. Here you will find music by such artists as Al Hirt, Os Tincoas, Sandra De Sa, Joni Haastrup, Jack J, and many more! Check out the next set!

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