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Cate Anderson
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Show genre: Rock music, from folky to electronic-y to soft and smooth-y.

Artist examples: Daughter, Janelle Monae, Arctic Monkeys, St. Vincent

Show description: Each week I hope to expose new artists to my listeners while soothing them through the stresses of weeknights. There will be a variety of sounds featured on each show punctuated by breaks where I ramble about the weather and soundscapes.

On-air schedule: Wednesdays from 10-11 p.m.

Eric Anderson
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: Taco Tuesday

Show genre: Rock

Artist examples: Yo La Tengo, Wire, My Bloody Valentine, Radiohead, Built to Spill

Show description: I aim to focus on the progression of Rock & Roll throughout the span of its history. We are in a fantastic era for the genre, and I would love to showcase some current artists as well as those who likely influenced them.

On-air schedule: Tuesdays from 11 p.m.-12 a.m.

Tyler Anderson
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: The TA Show

Show genre: Hard Rock and Heavy Metal

Artist examples: HIM, Volbeat, Avenged Sevenfold, Children of Bodom, Nightwish

Show description: Looking to kick off your Thursday morning with some music to get your adrenaline going? If so, The TA Show is the radio show for you.

On-air schedule: Wednesdays from 12-1 a.m.

Staff Role: As Loud Rock Music Director, I'm in charge of contacting promoters and record labels to make sure we get lots of good new hard rock and heavy metal music to play at the station.

Zach Aschim
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Show genre: Alternative Rock

Artist examples: No Joy, Radiohead, Tame Impala, Toro y Moi, Washed Out

Show description: I attempt to show the many faces of the wide modern rock genre, as well as throwing in some from the past. If you enjoy something new and varied, tune in! There is something for everyone.

On-air schedule: Mondays from 11 p.m.-12 a.m.

Staff Role: As Web Manager, I edit and update the website.

Joe Ballandby
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: One Station Under the Groove

Show genre: Blues and Funk

Artist examples: Otis Redding, Parliament, Etta James, Snarky Puppy, Muddy Waters.

Show description: A trip through the genres of funk, blues, and soul showing off the classics everyone loves. Also playing lots of modern artists cause funk, blues, and soul ain't the dead genres everyone thinks they are.

On-air schedule: Saturdays from 4-5 p.m.

Nicole Billips
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: It's Friday, I'm in love

Show genre: Rock

Show description: Bringing the best and newest in Rock to start off your weekend right. I hope to make you fall in love with these tracks while bringing you new artists and music weekly.

On-air schedule: Fridays from 8-9 p.m.

Jennifer Cantine
General Manager of KWLC
Office: Dahl Centennial Union LL4
Phone: 563-387-1079
Ryan Castelaz
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Staff Role: Rock Music Director

Alexander Catena
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: Rock the Weekend

Show genre: Rock

Artist examples: O.A.R., The Red How Chili Peppers, Daft Punk, Keane, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

Show description: I play a rock show because it can easily be incorporated with other similar genres. These include alternative, jam, folk, reggae, indie, and many more! There isn't any type of music that I do not enjoy or can not appreciate.

On-air schedule: Wednesdays from 11p.m.-12 a.m.

Staff Role: As Studio Production Engineer, I am in charge of gigs that are played in the KWLC studio. I work with the performers and music directors to make a recording to be played on air. My role is to record, mix, and produce a performance. Any individual/group is welcome to set up a time for a gig by emailing me.

Tony Chase
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: The New(New)

Show genre: Hip/Hop

Artist examples: Toussaint Morrison, Macklemore, Sam LaChow, Atmosphere

Show description: Listen for the music. Stay for the candy.

On-air schedule: Mondays from 12-1 a.m.

Staff Role: As Hip/Hop Music Director, I listen to music, decide what would be good, and then jam shamelessly. Also, I eat free food when provided.

Casey DeLima
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: Folkin' Rock

Show genre: Folk/Rock

Show description: Playing mostly brand new music and other rockin' tunes on Sunday nights.

On-air schedule: Sundays from 9-10 p.m.

Aracelli Garcia
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Show genre: Pop, Rock and Folk

Artist examples: Grouplove, Said the Whale, Franz Ferdinand, The Civil Wars, Arctic Monkeys

Show description: Playing variations of rock, folk, and pop music

On-air schedule: Fridays from 11 p.m.-12 a.m.

 

Andrew Gomez
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: Musings with Gomez

Show genre: Classic Rock

Artist examples: Grateful Dead, Dire Straights, Led Zeppelin, Allman Brothers, Neil Young.

Show description: Like many, I grew up listening to what my parents enjoyed in their youth. With my show I try to explore the different facets of what we call "classic" rock.

On-air schedule: Mondays from 9-10 p.m.

Chelsea Hall
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Staff Role: World Music Director

Matthew Helm
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Show genre: Pop

Artist examples: Kylie Minogue, Charli XCX, Madonna, Sky Ferreira, No Doubt

Show description: An eclectic mix of familiar oldies and the latest alt-pop tunes.

On-air schedule: Saturdays from 9-10 p.m.

Carter Holmes
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: One Station Under the Groove

Show genre: Funk/Blues

Artist examples:  Parliament, Earth Wind and Fire, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson

Show description: Joe and I will be bringing you the most soulful, groove-alicious, straight up nasty funk and blues for you to start your evening right.

On-air schedule: Saturdays from 4-5 p.m.

Marlene Jones
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Show genre: Rock

Artist examples: Bill Callahan, Grouplove, The Paper Kites, London Grammar, Said the Whale

Show description: A typical mainstream mid-western girl attempts to broaden her horizons through catchy rock songs. Includes mild sass and somewhat accurate weather reports.

On-air schedule: Thursdays from 9-10 p.m.

Miranda Joslin
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Show genre: New Rock/Alternative

Artist examples: Grouplove, Bastille, Panic! At the Disco, AWOLNATION, Said the Whale

Show description: On those days when I'm filling in, I'll bring a variety of alternative beats with a few "classic" songs by new artists to give you the very best in new rock music.

 

Ashley Kappers
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Show genre: Folk/Rock

Artist examples: The Head and the Heart, Mumford and Sons, The Black Keys, The Avett Brothers, Bon Iver

Show description: I will be playing songs that have an acoustic folk, yet rock feel. I also like to include songs that have interesting beats, instruments, and harmonies.

On-air schedule: Saturdays from 6-7 p.m.

Noah Lange
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Staff Role: Sunday AM Board Operator

Leif Larson
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Show genre: Jazz

Artist examples: Brad Mehldau, The Bad Plus, Christian McBride, Gregory Porter, Keith Jarrett

Show description: My show is all about contemporary jazz. Jazz is an art form that is constantly progressing. I simply want to share this new music with everyone.

On-air schedule: Sundays from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Staff Role: As Jazz Music Director, I contact music promoters who send me the latest in jazz music. I receive several recordings a week. Then I review them and add them to our music library.

Reilly Lederhaas
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Show genre: Rock

Artist examples: Deer Tick, Poliça, Flaming Lips, Fratellis, Franz Ferdinand

Show description: I like to delve through new and old music in the KWLC library to find the most rockin' tunes to please your eardrums. I like to inject my show with an excellent weather forecast for the week, so if you're in need of some new jives and some help in deciding what to wear during the week, I'm your guy.

On-air schedule: Sundays from 11 p.m.-12 a.m.

Emilie Lenz
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: The Invasion

Show genre: Alternative Rock

Show description: My show is just a bunch of super chill music that makes your heart swoon a little bit.

On-air schedule: Saturdays from 7-8 p.m.

 

Jason Leuthold
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: Jason's Jamboree of Jams

Show genre:  Folk/Rock

Artist examples: Anberlin, Sigur Ros, Sufjan Stevens, Florence and the Machine, Bon Iver

Show description: I will be bringing you the best and newest in rock and folk. But only when I'm subbing in for another DJ, so keep your ears alert for my voice!

On-air schedule: Saturdays from 5-6 p.m.

Allura Lothary
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Show genre: Pop/Rock

Artist examples: Arctic Monkeys, Rudimental, Young the Giant, MGMT

Show description: I play mostly pop and electronic tunes, with a mix of folk and rock. I try to keep the music upbeat and fun for your Friday night enjoyment!

On-air schedule: Fridays from 12-1 a.m.

Robert Manges
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: Music From the Heartland

Show genre: Bluegrass, Country and Folk

Artist examples: Punch Brothers, Lyle Lovett, Trampled By Turtles, Lucinda Williams, Old Crow Medicine Show

Show description: My show is supporting the long history of purely American folk music in all its forms. You can expect modern and progressive bluegrass, alternative classic country, and folk ballads new and old. This show is about the American "organic" music experience, with plenty of live recordings and jams. New and old, there's music for just about any listener.

On-air schedule: Saturdays from 2-3 p.m.

Katherine Mohr
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Show genre: Rock

Artist examples: CHVRCHES, Grouplove, Mother Falcon, Haim

Show description: I tend to get hooked on an album and not listen to anything else for a few weeks. This is my way of forcing myself (and anybody listening) to stop doing that — put down the iPod for a few hours per day and tune into KWLC instead!

On-air schedule: Thursdays from 10-11 p.m.

Staff Role: As News Director, I record weekly news briefs for DJs to play on their shows, along with managing and organizing the many PSAs we receive. I also collaborate with other departments (Chips, Sustainability, and others) to record promos to play on-air. As Promotions Co-Director, I work to help get KWLC's name out to the student body and community in a variety of ways.

Staff Role: Music Librarian

Marin Nycklemoe
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: House of Blues

Show genre: Blues

Artist examples: Billie Holiday, Muddy Waters, Nina Simone, John Lee Hooker, Catfish Keith

Show description: An hour of all the best blues. Featuring styles from Cajun New Orleans to crisp, mournful Chicago style blues.

On-air schedule: Sundays from 6-7 p.m.

Walker Nyenhuis
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: The Captain's Hour

Show genre: Rock

Artist examples: Cloud Cult, Typhoon, Arctic Monkeys, The Black Keys, Jack White

Show description: Gather up ye harpoons and prepare for some tasty jams. Tonight, we rock.

On-air schedule: Sundays from 10-11 p.m.

Michael Peterson
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Show genre: Classical Choral

Show description: I focus my selections on choral groups who are currently making great music in this area, with my biggest contributions coming from Minnesota. There is fantastic classical music being made right now, and I want to highlight that.

On-air schedule: Sundays from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Staff Role: As Classical Music Director I work with groups in the area to get the station new classical music. I also work as the Sunday Morning Board Operator to help broadcast church services in the Decorah area on Sunday Mornings.

Alex Robinson
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Show genre: Classical

Artist examples: Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, & Stravinsky.

Show description: There is so much depth and beauty in the world of orchestral music that is often so far off the radar of today's youngin's. I want to play you some beautiful Wagner overtures, but also recount you with tales of his infamous swagger that rivaled Kanye. Music and stories included with your purchase, weather updates and Beyoncé references for free.

On-air schedule: Sundays from 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Jack Ross
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: Saturday Nights With Jack

Show genre: Rock

Artist examples: Tame Impala, Pond, Beach House, Fleet Foxes, The Beach Boys

Show description: My focus on my show is to showcase brand new, quality rock music (mostly from the indie scene), while also going back in time occasionally and playing the rock music of yesterday that helped form the sound of today's rock music.

On-air schedule: Fridays from 10-11 p.m.

Marissa Schuh
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

Show genre: Hip/Hop and Rock

Artist examples: Doomtree, Los Campesinos!, Astronautalis, The Hold Steady, Dessa.

Show description: I like artists who write lyrics that tell a story or use techniques you learn about in English class. I also just like stuff that sounds cool.

On-air schedule: Thursdays from 12-1 a.m.

Nick Shaw
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: Snack Break!

Show genre:  Ska, Reggae, and Dub

Artist examples: The Skints, Yes Sir Boss, Suburban Legends, Reel Big Fish, Streetlight Manifesto

Show description: I play music to get you pumped for your Saturday night! Anything from feel-good reggae to jazzy dub to upbeat ska, it's all meant to make you feel like the world is your oyster.

On-air schedule: Tuesdays from 9-10 p.m.

Katie Storey
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Show genre: Blues

Artist examples: Muddy Waters, Raphael Saadiq, Etta James, Stevie Ray Vaughan

Show description: Each Sunday night I help to soothe the stress of the upcoming work week by playing quality new and classic blues tunes. I hope to expose the wide variety in the blues genre with swing, funk, and soul-type blues.

On-air schedule: Sundays from 8-9 p.m.

Imsouchivy Suos
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: iWorld Music Show

Show genre: World/International

Artist examples: Jake Shimabukuro, Utada Hikaru, Chairlift, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Minnutes

Show description: This is an international/world music show where you can listen to varieties of genre and language from all around the globe.

On-air schedule: Saturdays from 8-9 p.m.

Abbey Syme
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: A Hard Day's Night

Show genre: Classic Rock

Artist examples: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bob Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel

Show description: Rocking out to some of the best music created in the 60's and 70's.

On-air schedule: Saturdays from 10-11 a.m.

Madeleine Tyler
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: Been to the East, Been to the West

Show genre: Old Time, Cajun, Acadian and Folk music from other parts of the world.

Show description: An hour that is never the same combination. I'll play tunes from the great fiddlers from the Ozarks, the Louisiana Bayous, Midwest and the Appalachians to across the sea to the great artists from Cape Breton, Quebec, Ireland, Finland, Norway, Sweden and other parts of the world. Join me for some toe-tappin' tunes every Saturday morning!

On-air schedule: Saturdays from 8-9 a.m.

Ashley Urspringer
Office: Student
Phone: Student

Show genre: Rock

Artist examples: Local Natives, Volcano Choir, Bowerbirds, The Tallest Man On Earth, Alt-J

Show description: I've been doing a rock show since I started at KWLC, my tastes tend to lean more towards folk-rock so I often start my show out with some of that. I also love the more upbeat, quick-paced kind of music you might hear on a Rural Alberta Advantage record or the latest release from Grouplove. I'm always happy to work in requests from the listeners! Sometimes I also feature interviews from bands I've had the opportunity to meet and talk with, which is always a blast.

On-air schedule: Tuesdays from 10-11 p.m. and Sundays from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Staff Role: As Station Manager, I work with the rest of the work-study staff and our faculty adviser, Jen, to make sure all the cogs are turning and things are running smoothly down here at the station. I organize staff meetings and help listen to auditions to form the on-air schedule. This year I also made it my goal to help get KWLC's name out there a little more, both in the Luther community and the greater Decorah community. To do this, I organized a show at ArtHaus that will be co-sponsored by KWLC.

Rachel Woolsey
Office: Student
Phone: Student

On-air show: Classic Sunday with Rachel

Show genre: Classical, Romantic and Contemporary Classical

Artist examples: Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy, Liszt, Barber

Show description: I play new and classic works under the large umbrella of classical. Symphonies, concertos and chamber music from all instrument groups are encompassed in my show. I also feature Luther College instrumental groups and their works they have performed in the past.

On-air schedule: Sundays from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.