Josh Drake’s Top 10 albums of 2012

purityringshrinesKWTF’s Music Director reveals his favorite albums from 2012!

  1. Purity Ring – Shrines
  2. Mount Eerie – Clear Moon
  3. The Pirate Ship Quintet – Rope For No Hopers
  4. Bearhug – Bill, Dance, Shiner
  5. Cock And Swan – Stash
  6. Lianne La Havas – Is Your Love Big Enough?
  7. Trebuchet – Trebuchet
  8. Loincloth – Iron Balls Of Steel
  9. Deerhoof – Breakup Songs
  10. Sun Airway – Soft Fall
  11. Young Man – Vol. 1
  12. Melody’s Echo Chamber – Melody’s Echo Chamber
  13. The Amazing – Gentle Stream

KWTF Farm Fest August 11th


Celebrate community radio at KWTF Farm Fest on Saturday August 11th, 2012 from 2pm-10pm at Laguna Farm 1764 Cooper Rd, Sebastopol CA!

Live Music all day from local performers including Odd Bird, John Courage & the Great Plains, Those Unknown, Girls in Suede, NorBay award winners Hot Club Beelzebub, and more.

Festivities include radio production how tos, kids activities, community media skill building, local food & drink, community group and vendor booths, silent auction, giveaways and more.

KWTF Farm Fest is a fundraiser for KWTF Radio, a new Community Supported Radio project dedicated to local arts, culture and news. KWTF currently has an online community radio station at and is fundraising for a full power broadcast station, at 88.1 FM, to serve Santa Rosa and Western Sonoma County.

KWTF Radio relies on grassroots funding and is raising $80,000 to build, maintain, and operate their transmitter. The broadcast signal must be transmitting on air by March 2013. KWTF provides grassroots programs and serves an audience not currently served by other local radio stations.

“KWTF Farm Fest celebrates the connection between community supported agriculture and community supported media,” says Ben Saari, KWTF Radio’s interim Station Manager.

Community members can easily get involved with KWTF by signing up for email updates, becoming a volunteer, creating radio programs, spreading the word and/or donating to KWTF today! You can subscribe and support KWTF for as little as $5/month!

 This event is sponsored by Laguna Farm, Ajalon Printing, Harmony Farm Supply, the Last Record Store, T-Shirt Underground, and the Sonoma County Peace & Justice Center.


KWTF streaming schedule for March 11-17

Our second week of “official” streaming has some new shows and new times for others. If you enjoy our material please consider donating to our IndieGoGo campaign which ends soon.

Week #2 ( March 11-17)  show times are a bit approximate…


1. KWTF presents World Music  ( 12 midnight, 4am, 8am, 12 noon, 4pm, 8pm)
2.  Music From The Middle Of Nowhere with Russ Stedman  ( 1am, 5am, 9am, 1pm, 5pm, 9pm)
3.  Elbert Howard  Black Panthers special  ( 2am, 6am, 10am, 2pm, 6pm, 10pm)
4. Brozone w/ Damian Cohn  ( 3am, 7am, 11am, 3pm, 7pm, 11pm) (more…)

KWTF begins official streaming schedule March 4, 2012

Here are the scheduled shows for the week of March 4-March 10 for our first week of official streaming!!!

We will be offering 3 and 4 hour loops to begin with of fresh new content daily. The programming will begin at midnight each day and loop every 3 or 4 hours.

Sunday ( March 4)

1. Brozone w/ Damian Cohn
2. Brozone
3. Brozone


1. Final Straw  ( 12 midnight, 4am, 8am, 12 noon, 4pm, 8pm)
2. “Songs Stuck In My Head” with Cloverdale Dave ( 1am, 5am, 9am, 1pm, 5pm, 9pm)
3a. Democracy Now en Espanol ( 2am, 6am, 10am, 2pm, 6pm, 10pm)
3b. This Way Out ( 2:30am, 6:30am, 10:30am, 2:30pm, 6:30pm; 10:30pm)
4. Tighten Up Mobile Hi Fi w/ Dan Kirby ( 3am, 7am, 11am, 3pm, 7pm, 11pm)


Help KWTF Radio Fundraise to Launch Internet Station


KWTF Radio has kicked off an Indiegogo Start Up Campaign. Please donate and help us spread the word by telling your friends and family! Together we can raise $10,000 for our internet station!

Our Story

KWTF Radio is Sonoma County’s newest community radio station. We are happy to join the diverse group of full power, low power, and internet radio stations that already serve the people of Sonoma County. We intend to bring voices and communities to the air that are not already represented, with a focus on local news, talk, art, and culture.  (more…)