Alumni DJ WMCN

Reunion 2014 - June 6-8, 2014

It's a radio takeover for Reunion

Alumni will be hosting specialty shows on WMCN throughout the big weekend. Their programs will be webstreamed live and available via macalester.edu/wmcn and Macalester's new mobile site m.macalester.edu.
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Program Schedule

We've got a great line-up in the works. Once we finalize the details, we will post the WMCN program schedule.

Friday, June 6

  • 10a-12p
    "ULWAGH! ULWAGH! ULWAGH!" with David "Uncle Mel" Elvin ’84, WMCN General Manager, Spring 1984, and Scott "Mr. Bisch" Burchill ’85, WMCN General Manager, 1984-’85
  • 12-1 p.m.
    "From Minnesota to New Jersey and Everywhere in Between" with Nick Kahn ’09
    A reflection of past shows I have done while at WMCN, a mix of alternative music and timeless classics from Michigan, New York, and New Jersey with a smattering of Chilean songs thrown in.
  • 1-2 p.m.
    "Haphazard: Tribute" with Miranda McElligott ’04
    A tribute to the children of the Top Gun era.
  • 2-3 p.m.
    "I'm George W. Bush and I Approve this Radio Show" with Jake Levy-Pollans ’09, Franz Meyer ’09, & Will Howell ’08
    Back for it's 5th year (with just a short break), Jake, Franz, and Will offer witty commentary, perspective, and rants covering current events, on campus, around the state, across the country, and all over the globe.
  • 3-4 p.m.
    "Heavy Metal Headache" with Alex Stone ’89 and Bill Bettridge ’89
    Heavy Metal (not hair metal!) from the 1980s, plus a few updated songs here and there.
  • 4-6 p.m.
    "Kagin Day Dreams" with Chad Kampe ’04, Erin Rupp ’04, Peter Crandall ’04
    Step through a portal and be transported to 2000. Chad, Erin and Peter will bring you back to Flip Phone era.
  • 6-8 p.m.
    "Spoon Music" with Renee Schaefer ’04
    The best new and old music in darkwave, industrial, metal, dark electronic-rock, synthpop and other related genres.
  • 8-10 p.m.
    "No!" with John Kreitzberg ’15
    Musical stylings for your Friday night fun

Saturday, June 7

  • 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
    "Music for Moderns" with Jeff Conrod ’92
    Music for Moderns is back! Don't remember it? How about REV-105? Or KJ-104? The memories will come flooding back as you hear late 80s and early 90s "alternative" classics by favorites like Depeche Mode, The Cure, New Order, the Smiths, REM, Pearl Jam, and more.
  • 12-1 p.m.
    "There and Back Again: Local Music Over the Past 40 Years" with Paul D. Williams ’87
    A musical journey over the past 40 years of local music, featuring some rare recordings as well as recordings from Mac students who went on to make it big.
  • 1-2 p.m.
    "’80s Classics" with Anne Hamre ’84 & Nancy Nagler Engelken ’84
    Music and chat
  • 2-3 p.m.
    "How to Save the World (part 2)" with Kathryn Linafelter Johnson ’82
    Modern living, urban farming, livable cities, walk away the blues, Mac is back, whatever I want to talk about.
  • 3-4 p.m.
    "Roots Then and Now" with Alexander Wohl ’89
    Reggae from Burning Spear to Bad Brains Black Uhuru to Funkadelic
  • 4-6 p.m.
    "M*I*G*C*A*P" with C. David Kearsley ’79
    AcidRockBluesMoStaxJazzFolkSpace 1960-1975
  • 6-8 p.m.
    "Cavalcade of Cover Version" with Andrea Herman ’89
    A showcase of obscure and surprising cover versions, with an emphasis on covers from the 80s and more recent covers of 80s songs.
  • 8-10 p.m.
    "Human Sounds" with Geoffrey Stueven ’09
    Send me a remedy for this thing I'm feeling: It's hard to be (hard to be!) human again.
  • 10-11 p.m.
    "Crazy Crazy" with Rick Lechowick ’04 & Joseph Dinovelli-Lang ’04
    Crazy Crazy returns with Rick and Joseph! Focusing on original music and foreign-language hip hop.

Questions?

Contact John, our WMCN Reunion DJ coordinator, at .