Alternative Radio

This weekly public affairs program provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored in other media.

Americana Radio Hour

The KWTF Americana Hour blends the very best of today’s newest alt-country, folk, and Americana-flavored sounds with those of the past.

Astral Elegy
Astral Elegy

Every Monday evening from 8-9pm (PST), The Ascendant brings forth scripture & audio from the cavity of Heavy Metal and everything in-between.

Atenea Americana

A hub where people meet to enjoy, get informed and discuss matters of Latino and Hispanic culture.

BBC Global News

The day’s top stories from BBC News.

Behind the News
Behind the News

Radio show about economics & politics.

Big Picture Science

The Big Picture Science radio show and podcast engages the public with modern science research through lively and intelligent storytelling. Science radio doesn’t have to be dull.

The Blue Light Central
Blue Light Central

The Blue Light Central rumbles out of the station for a ride through blues, classic R&B, soul, gospel, zydeco and low-down boogie.

Blue Moon Americana

A curated weekly show featuring new and vintage Americana music.

Blues for Youz
Blues for Youz

Blues for Youz helps you close out your weekend with some blues before going back to the grind of work. Sundays, 6-8 with your host Homeboy Trouble.

Broken Record Radio Show

DJ Broken Record is a producer and radio host in Santa Rosa, California.

Century Of Lies

Century of Lies ia 30 Minute News and Politics Show.


CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage.

Death, Sex & Money

Anna Sale tackles the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation.

Deeper Roots

Exploring a wide variety of roots music including gospel, country, bluegrass, jazz, blues, and all of the many diverse sub-genres that have evolved over the past century

Democracy Now!

Democracy Now!’s War & Peace Report provides access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media.

Economic Update

Professor Richard Wolff and guests will discuss the current state of the economy, both locally and globally in relation to the economic crisis.

Electric Cold War Cafe

Electric Cold War Cafe is Sonoma County’s Best New Wave!

Electronic Intifada
Electronic Intifada

The Electronic Intifada is an independent online news publication and educational resource focusing on Palestine, its people, politics, culture and place in the world.


Exploration with Michio Kaku, is an hour long radio program on science, technology, politics, and the environment.

Feminist Current

Providing a unique perspective on pop culture, politics, sexuality & more that are often underrepresented by other media sources.


Fiesta! is an original production devoted to Latino concert music, and brings artistically significant compositions from Latin America, Spain and Portugal.

The Final Straw Radio
Final Straw Radio

Simply stated, we promote non-sectarian Anarchism(s) to enrich the struggle and widen participation in the battles against Capital, State & Coercion.


Papa A spins 50’s doo wop, rockabilly, rock and roll, and 60 soul to get your week of to a high energy start!

Foggy Pond Show

DJ Morning Mallard and friends play awesome tunes and chat about BS ideas and things.

Food Sleuth Radio

Helping people think beyond their plates. Critical thinking for food system literacy.

For the Kulture Radio Show

For the KULTURE Radio is an R&B radio show that plays R&B: old school R&B to the new millennnium R&B.

Freakshow with Larvae Mae
Freakshow with Larvae Mae

Come one, come all to The Freakshow with Larvae Mae, for something Old, something New, something Borrowed and something Blue.

Free Speech Radio News

Providing factual reports on important international and domestic news stories neglected or suppressed by the corporate press.

Global Village

the latest and best in world music new releases and classics

Goth Yearbook
Goth Yearbook

The show features a collection of interviews from various people both in music and other artistic mediums who either are inspired by goth culture or have roots in the goth music scene.


Presenting a unique combination to the community of Sonoma County which includes current events, community resources and the best in R&B, soul and funk music.

Hidden Brain

Hosted by NPR social science correspondent Shankar Vedantam, Hidden Brain links research from psychology and neurobiology with findings from economics, anthropology, and sociology, among other fields.

I Hear You Rockin'
I Hear You Rockin’

Spend your Tuesday mornings with KC and “I Hear You Rockin”! Bringing you soul stirring performances, unplugged sessions, and smooth covers of Rock, Soul & Blues – all dating back 5 decades. There’s plenty of music trivia, interviews, double shots, and block parties.

I See Robots Radio
I See Robots Radio

I See Robots

In The Mix

San Francisco Bay Area Musician, DJ and Producer, dr kenneTh was born Carlos Kenneth Kelley in Napa, California.

Jazz With David Basse

You are invited to experience David Basse’s unique blend of jazz and related music on his new syndicated radio show, Jazz with David Basse. The show features latest releases and the occasional sound clip from well-known or up-and-coming artists, plus the most complete history of American music available on radio.

Judge John Hodgman

Have your pressing issues decided by Famous Minor Television Personality John Hodgman, Certified Judge.

Just Outside
Just Outside

In his spare time, Olewnick writes about music (and other stuff) here and for Squid’s Ear.


There is a huge social phenomenon taking place under our noses, called the Hallyu Wave. It’s been happening since 2012 on our radar – however, K Pop has been around since the early 90s.

Latin Waves

A resource to educate the public about the extraordinary changes and social movements that are happening in Latin America.

Law and Disorder Radio

This program gives listeners access to legal perspectives on issues concerning civil liberties, privacy, and the right to dissent.

Le Show

Vogue magazine describes Harry Shearer’s Le Show as “wildly clever, iconoclastic stew of talk, music, political commentary, readings of inadvertently funny public documents or trade magazines and scripted skits.”

Le Show
Le Show

Wildly clever, iconoclastic stew of talk, music, political commentary, readings of inadvertently funny public documents or trade magazines and scripted skits.

Less Rock, More Talk

The Lila Cugini and Your Old Pal Will bring you poignant discussions on wide ranging topics that may or may not be serious.

Live Wire Radio

Music from up-and-coming bands, original comedy, performance and scintillating interviews with writers, filmmakers, comedians and people who think cool thoughts

Lord Litter’s Magic Music Box

presenting the new microcosm of free music production – home recorded – curated by DJ Lord Litter of Berlin, Germany

Making Contact

Producing media that analyses critical issues and showcases grassroots solutions to inform and inspire audiences to action.

Maximum Rocknroll Radio

Maximum Rocknroll Radio is a weekly radio show and podcast featuring DIY punk, garage rock, hardcore, and more from around the world.

Michael Slate Show

Revolutionary radio that digs into the world as it is and how it should be and could be.

Mother Jones News

Their best investigations (think private prisons, electoral skullduggery, Dark Money, and Trump’s Russia connections), and informative interviews with our reporters and newsmakers.

Music International with David Sharp

Music International with David Sharp features recent world music releases as well as classics from the international library.

The Mystical Positivist
Mystical Positivist

The Mystical Positivist is dedicated to the application of reason in the pursuit of spiritual practice and development.

Neptune Currents

A transcendent journey in ambient, electronic space and minimalist music… a program that maps the “new consonance.”

New Music

Bringing you the best and the brightest of bands you’ve heard of and bands you haven’t, bands that you’ve always loved and bands that you will grow to love.

Night Call

Hosts Molly Lambert, Tess Lynch and Emily Yoshida gather in dark rooms for a free jazz blend of pop culture theory, internet fascinations, and venture down a plethora of half-baked conspiracy theory rabbit holes.

Old School with DJ Big Dave

Wednesdays, 6pm to ppm (PST) DJ Big Dave brings you Old School realness.

Opposing Media

Sketch Comedy Radio Show in the style of MST3k (Mystery Science Theater 3000)

Peace Paradigm Radio

What you can tune into when you tune out from the corporate mass media! Hosted by Stephanie Van Hook and Michael Nagler.

Philosophy Talk

Philosophy Talk is a fun opportunity to explore issues of importance to your audience in a thoughtful, friendly fashion, where thinking is encouraged

Pillow Storm

Totally killer music, guests & chit-chat.

Planetary Radio

Each week, Planetary Radio’s Mat Kaplan visits with a scientist, engineer, project manager, astronaut, advocate or writer who provides a unique and exciting perspective on the exploration of our solar system and beyond.

Pop Culture Happy Hour

Pop culture news and analysis from NPR.

Prairie Fire Times

Education, Agitation, and Liberation Radio for Sonoma County and beyond. Tuesdays 5pm-7pm Pacific Time on KWTF 88.1 FM.

PRI’s The World

A program that crosses borders and time zones to bring home the stories that matter.

Project Censored

Educating the public about the importance of a truly free press for democratic self-government.

Q Filmcast

Reaching into the vastness of NETFLIX INSTANT – One film at a time!

Queer Life

An independent broadcast for LGBT news and modern perspectives.

Rabbit Hole Radio

We tell strange true tales about unusual phenomenon, odd science, & the people behind those stories. Also, it’s funny.

Radio Curious
Radio Curious

Welcome to the 24th year of Radio Curious, over 500 half hour interviews on a curiously wide array of topics concerning life and ideas.

Radio EcoShock
Radio EcoShock

Latest science, authors, issues – from climate change, oceans, forests, pollution, peak oil, the economy, and peace.

Radio Goethe

A syndicated radio show featuring the music from Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Radio Resistance

Radio Resistance offers a platform for activists, artists and activists through interviews. I also play music from at least one local band every week.


Radiolab believes your ears are a portal to another world. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience. Big questions are investigated and encouraged to grow.

Ralph Nader Radio Hour

Tuesdays 11pm to Midnight (PST) ralphnaderradiohour.com

Reasons To Be Cheerful
Reasons To Be Cheerful

A podcast about ideas. Former Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, and Sony Award-winning radio host Geoff Lloyd talk to smart thinkers from around the world.

Rebel Blues

How many times has a favorite album shifted your mood, cleared the energetic vibes in the room, made you cry, made you burst into song or dance your blues away?

Relevant Tones

A weekly exploration of the most fascinating time in classical music history: right now.

Retrospect 60s Garage Punk Show

Garage rock, garage punk, proto-punk, freakbeat & psychedelia

Reveal Radio

Multi-platform reporting from the nation’s first nonprofit investigative journalism organization, The Center for Investigative Reporting has developed a reputation for being among the most innovative, credible and relevant media organizations in the country.

Ritual Review
Ritual Review

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Robot Congress

Ryan Morrison, better known on Reddit and the internet as “Video Game Attorney,” and co-hosts Austin Hoffman and Ryan O’Connor, take a hard look at how the law will react to the fast growth in technology. Will we need consent to sleep with a robot? Will our organs be government property? Come in and find out.

Rodgers Creek Radio

A celebration of all strains of rock and roll music, from its earliest roots to this Tuesday’s new releases. 10pm to Midnight, every Thursday.

San Francisco Symphony

The San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music.

Sea Change
Sea Change

Sea Change Radio is a nationally syndicated weekly radio show and podcast covering the shift to social, environmental, and economic sustainability.

Sierra Club Radio
Sierra Club Radio

Each week you’ll hear in-depth interviews with politicians, authors, celebrities, artists, and activists inspired by nature.

Songs Stuck in My Head

Brought to you by your host, Cloverdale Dave, “just another old, white guy that loves Reggae.”

Speaking of Palestine

Keeping Americans aware of the cry of the Palestinians under Israeli occupation, also music and poetry.

Spilling Rubies

“To create one must be willing to be stone stupid, to sit upon a throne on top of a jackass and spill rubies from one’s mouth.”

Sprouts: Radio From the Grassroots

This half-hour newsmagazine broadcass stories from local communities with national significance.

Steady Eddie's Roaring Twenties
Steady Eddie’s Roaring Twenties

Steady Eddie takes you on a fascinating journey through the music of the 1920s. Sit back and enjoy the ride.

Sunset Life

Freeform journeys through vast landscapes of sound. Music selections tend toward rock, ambient, and experimental artists.

TED Radio Hour

Riveting TEDTalks from the world’s most remarkable minds.

Teen Beat
Teen Beat

Santa Rosa local, Pittsburgh, PA>Portland, Oregon transplant Kevin Olson plays the latest college rock and underground hits.

The Chris Hedges Report
The Chris Hedges Report

Covering US foreign policy, economic realities, and civil liberties in American society.

The Laura Flanders Show

The Laura Flanders Show is a TV and radio program that seeks to raise radical spirits by interviewing forward-thinking people in the worlds of arts, entrepreneurship and politics.

The Moth

Moth stories are true, as remembered by the storyteller and always told live. Listen to the latest episode of The Moth Radio Hour on KWTF each Wednesday from 6-7pm or dip into their library of stories going back to 1997 by visiting themoth.org.

The Orbzone

improv experimental sound

The Other Side of the Golden Gate Bridge

We play independent artists’ music to help them get more traction in the music industry. DJ Dave and Oneamillion focus on getting your music heard.

The Scenario Radio Show

Pull up a seat to the Grown Ups Table with The Scenario Radio Show. We delve into every part of Black culture, including politics, relationships, business and entertainment, all set the dopest music of every era.

This American Life

This American Life is a weekly public radio program and podcast. Each week features a different theme and different kinds of stories based on that theme. www.thisamericanlife.org Sundays, 7 – 9pm

This Way Out

This award-winning, international, weekly LGBT radio program is a half-hour “magazine-style” program produced in Los Angeles.

Tighten Up Mobile HiFi
Tighten Up Mobile Hi-Fi

Reggae, Soul, Dub,Ska, Garage, Blues, Rub A Dub, Funk, Rock Steady, R&B

Time of Useful Consciousness
Time of Useful Consciousness

TUC Radio continues to report on the untold story: the impact of the big corporations on society.

Today, Explained

Today, Explained is Vox’s daily explainer podcast — bringing you the biggest news every day with guests, context, radio drama, and more.

Underground News Network

Programing the best in talk, roots reggae, funk, and 1960’s counter-culture.


Vinyl-O-Matic journeys through the sonic peaks and valleys of all things vinyl.

Weekend Dance Mix

Join DJ X as he broadcasts all the best dance tracks to get you in the mood for the weekend.

Whatever Happens Next

freeform music, with a psychedelic-postpunk center of gravity

Will Roberts Weekly Telegram
Will Roberts Weekly Telegram

Will Roberts Weekly Telegram is a political variety show that strives to respectfully share and explore disparate and unusual viewpoints.


This award-winning, weekly, half-hour radio program is by and about women around the world.

Viktoria's World of Meta
World of Metal

A radio show heard on Pacifica affiliates from coast to coast! Metal music from around the world.

Writer’s Voice

a national radio show and podcast featuring author interviews, readings, and reviews

Your Highness

Your Highness hour will elevate our listeners and artists from the community through art, music, and show casing talent from all over the bay area. What is YOUR high? What is YOUR passion? That is what Your Highness is all about.