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

  • Shadows From Nowhere; Soul O Synth Aired: Saturday, March 17, 2018

    This episode of Prism takes a look at the synth'd out sounds of the early 80's. Studded with a variety of gems from Cameroon, Brazil, England, and Jamaica. At times, dance and indie, others, psychedelic and soulful. Here you will find music by Saada Bonaire, Furniture, Modern Romance, Jennifer Lara, Pigbag, Pedro Santos and many more.

  • Pressure Drop Aired: Saturday, March 10, 2018

    Artwork by Alexander Fals

  • The Blackbook Sessions X Prism; A Steady Supply Aired: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    This episode of The Black Book Sessions hears some music by contemporary British hip hop artists such as Dimlite, Dirge Gerner, Submotion Orchestra, L.V., as well as some Ghanaian funk, and instrumentals from the Black Star crew.

  • A Heart-Shaped SpeakerBox Aired: Saturday, February 17, 2018

    Another Valentines Day has come and gone. Finally. As February moves on by, check out this episode of PRISM with music by Ebo Taylor, Wanda Jackson, Jake Holmes, Rolling Stones, De La Soul, and more.

  • Blackbook Sessions X PRISM; A Valentine De La Dilla Aired: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    A Valentines Day special. Blackbook Sessions X PRISM. In memorium of Dilla. A Day of Love. For Hip Hop. Here you will find tracks from a De La Soul album produced by the late James Yancy. Studded in the mix are other funky kisses from Grand Puba and Mary J. Blige, Kruder and Dorfmeister and a remix of Bone Thugs and Harmony, Al "Sugar Lips" Hirt, and more.

  • Valentines Day Boogie Aired: Saturday, February 10, 2018

    This episode of Prism keeps it in the Valentine's Day spirit with some grooves to move you. Here you will find some abrupt technical issues, as well as some music by Furniture, Slave, The Lost Boyz, Sade, Saada Bonaire, and more. Tracklist below;
    Prism - WAYO-LP Rochester - 00:41
    Arts and Crafts - I've Been Searching - 05:05
    Lost Boyz - Renee - 12:16
    Gosub - I Know You Know - 14:47
    Saada Bonaire - You Could Be More As You Are - 19:18
    Juan Formell Y Los Van Van - A Ver Que Sale - 27:39
    Bobby Caldwell - What You Won't Do For Love - 31:12

  • A Prelude To Love; Preemptive Valentines Grooves Aired: Saturday, February 3, 2018

    This episode of Prism keeps it funky and in the heart of love. Frequent guest Andrew Evans frequents once again and throws on a couple sexy tracks. Here you will find music by Max Berlin, Roy Ayers, J Dilla, Honey and The Bees Band, De La Soul, Sade, Sango, and more. Tune in next week as I take this Valentines day thing to task with some more lovers rockin' soul groovin', Saturdays @ one pm on WAYO FM 104.3 ROCHESTER - WAYOFM.ORG. Tracklist below;
    Horace Andy - Musical Episode - 06:28
    Max Berlin - Elle Et Moi - 08:23
    J Dilla - In Space - 16:07

  • Diggin' THrough The Crates; Happy 2nd Anniversary WAYO RADIO! Aired: Saturday, January 20, 2018

    Just mixin' it up and keeping it light. On a beautiful winter day. WAYO Turns 2.  Tracklist below;

  • Subzero Neon; Electronic Music For The Cold Aired: Saturday, January 6, 2018

    A deepening cold has settled on the region.  Warm yourself with some smokey electronic music from Japan, New York, Austria, North Carolina, and abroad.  Studded with some organics.  Sounds from Machinedrum, Illyah & Ltd Candy, Ramadanman, Dieter Schutz, Andrea Triana, Kruder & Dorfmeister, and many more. Tracklist below

    WAYO-LP Rochester


    Illyah & Ltd Candy
    Poor Girl

  • Special Guest----Oh Manitou----Live! Aired: Saturday, December 30, 2017

    Rochester band, Oh Manitou plays a live set in the studio showcasing music both new and old. Tracklist below;
    Prism - WAYO-LP Rochester - 00:36
    Oh Manitou - People I'd Like To Be - 02:44
    Oh Manitou - The Ghost - 11:28
    Oh Manitou - Once Again - 17:26
    Oh Manitou - Aerospace - 31:35
    Oh Manitou - The Healer - 44:37
    Oh Manitou - People Id Like To Be - 50:25
    Thundercat - Them Changes - 59:46