A Weekly Protest music radio show. An eclectic mix of protest songs of all genres and eras. On KBCS 91.3 Tuesdays at 11 pm-1 am Listen to our newest two episodes at the KBCS Archive
May 31, 11-1am On Air
Honoring 2 years since the massive Black Lives Matter uprisings of 2020 sparked by the police murder of George Floyd.
May 17, 11-1am On Air
For Malcolm X Day that week, we feature protest songs about, inspired by, that mention or sample Malcolm X.
May 10, 11-1am On Air
For Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, protest songs by AAPI artists against anti-Asian racism.
May 3, 11-1am On Air
In honor of the May Day immigrant rights march and Cinco de Mayo, protest songs by Latinx artists for immigrant rights
Apr 26, 11-1am On Air
Protest songs inspired by the 1992 LA uprising/riots against police brutality, 30 years ago that week
Apr 19, 11-1am On Air
Celebrating 4/20 with protest songs against the war on drugs and for drug legalization.
Apr 12, 11-1am On Air
Honoring Earth Month with protest songs about protecting the planet.
Apr 5, 11-1am On Air
Our top new protest songs of the last 3 months, Winter 2022, or what we call Molotov Hot Tracks.
Mar 29, 11-1am On Air
All new protest songs opposing the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Mar 22, 11-1am On Air
Honoring World Water Day, with songs about keeping the earth's waters clean and safe for all.
Mar 15, 11-1am On Air
Celebrating St Patrick's Day with Irish Rebel songs, protest music against British rule of Ireland.
Mar 8, 11-1am On Air
Feminist protest songs by women artists around the globe in honor of International Womens Day
Mar 1, 11-1am On Air
In dishonor of the Biden's first State of the Union address, State of the Union themed protest songs.
Feb 22, 11-1am On Air
Our 2nd of 2 Black History Month shows featuring protest songs by black artists from the late 1970s through today.
Feb 15, 11-1am On Air
19 years ago was the biggest anti-war protest in history, 2/15/03, with protest songs against the Iraq War.
Feb 8, 11-1am On Air
Our 1st of 2 Black History Month shows featuring protest songs by black artists from the 1920s through mid 70s.
Jan 31st, 12-2am On Air
Honoring 2 years of the covid-19 pandemic with protest songs from the last 2 years with covid themes.
Jan 24th, 12-2am On Air
Celebrating the 5th anniversary of the historic 2017 Womens March, with feminist protest songs of the Trump era.
Jan 17, 12-2am On Air
Our MLK Day show: Protest songs about, inspired by, that mention, or sample Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Jan 10, 12-2am On Air
This weeks show is part 3 of 3 of our top 100 protest songs of 2021 (out of over 1,000 protest songs I compiled).
Jan 3, 12-2am On Air
This weeks show is part 2 of 3 of our top 100 protest songs of 2021 (out of over 1,000 protest songs I compiled).
Dec 27, 12-2am On Air
This weeks show is part 1 of 3 of our top 100 Protest Songs of 2021, AKA Molotov Hot Tracks. I’ve compiled over 1,000 protest songs released this year, these are my favorites.
Dec 20th, 12-2am On Air
This weeks show is on Christmas Protest Songs: Christmas themed songs that are also protest songs against war, poverty, consumerism and more. Featuring David Rovics, Steve Earle, Leeroy Stagger, U.S. Girls, Elton John, Macy Gray, Alice Bag, Anti Flag and more.
Dec 13, 12-2am On Air
This weeks show is on reproductive justice given the current threats to Roe v. Wade in Mississippi, Texas, and the Supreme Court.
Dec 6th, 12-2am On Air
Protest Tunes show on Palestine Solidarity for the 24th anniversary of the 1st intifada, December 8th 1987.
Nov 29th, 12-2am On Air
Music of the anti-globalization movement and the WTO protests for the 22nd anniversary of Seattle’s infamous shut down of the WTO November 30th.
Nov 22nd, 12-2am On Air
Decolonization, and resistance to genocide of indigenous peoples of the Americas for Thanksgiving/taking and National Day of Mourning.
Nov 15th, 12-2am On Air
Our third Protest Tunes show was on protest music of the Occupy movement for the 10 year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street this fall.
Nov 8, 12-2am On Air
Protest Tunes second show was on anti-war songs from the last 20 years of the War on/of Terrorism.
Nov 1st, 12-2am On Air
The first Protest Tunes show aired on 11/1/21 and was on climate justice, in light of the UN climate summit in Glasgow that week.
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