WZBC 90.3 FM Newton

Boston College Radio, Chestnut Hill, MA

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ZBC Rock

Fri 6.00AM–9.00AM

Swirly gooey post punk adventures, drenched in reverb. Surreal. Artificial. Stored in Giant Vats.


With JeffB


Kick Out the James! (ZBC Rock)


In these confused times isn't it nice to find some relief? Every week, James will try to bring some sense into this crazy world via the radio waves. Look back. Look forward. Seek the truth. Never dull. Always irreverent. Fight the good fight by just sitting back and listening.

With James

Fri Jul 21st 2017 9.00am–12.00pm

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links help support the station.

Time zone: eastern

Playlist chat

8:32am   James (host)

Karaoke Rascals

8:32am   DJ No Stick

Thanks for the shout out! Loving the background music

8:23am   James (host)

Ah ....Romance

8:12am   James (host)


8:09am   DJ No Stick

I'll be listening on and off today. Any chance of hearing "Flowers of Romance"?

8:08am   James (host)

No Stick. Thanks.

8:07am   DJ No Stick

Great sounding set. Very chill

8:01am   James (host)

When I'm in the Mercy Seat, I smile And lay my weapons down All I ask is for release No matter what the cost There's only one way To bring a new day Apply the heat that gently turns My sickness into health But you can taste the fire for yourself

8:00am   James (host)

You can taste the fire for yourself...

7:56am   James (host)

"Just cuz I'm not wrong doesn't mean that I'm right"

7:53am   James (host)

Nothing to fear it all gets better.

7:53am   saginaw

and good morning

7:52am   saginaw

Enjoying my coffee. Change is scary, KOTJ

7:43am   James (host)

We are faced with a decision...go on as best we can to the bitter ends...or find a new way to live. Big D.

7:33am   hippriest21

nick cave?, husker du?

7:32am   James (host)

I see the meaning in that

7:30am   hippriest21

new day rising!!!

7:28am   James (host)

"New" morning

7:28am   hippriest21

it is a beautiful morning.


Lush “undertow”
from Split MP3 Album (4AD 1994)


Pump “lung”
from The Decoration of The Duma Continues MP3 Album (Final Image 1987) —A Rare Z Classic


Public Image Ltd. “Flowers of Romance”
from The Flowers Of Romance MP3 Album (Virgin 1981) R


The Ravonettes “Ally, Walk With Me”
from Lust, Lust, Lust MP3 Album (vice 2008)


The Starlite Desperation “Go Kill Mice” CD Album (Flapping Jet Records 1999)


Hüsker Dü “New Day Rising”
from new day rising CD Album (SST 1985) R


Ultra Vivid Scene “Mercy Seat 12" version”
from s/t CD Album (4AD 1992) —rerelease from 1988 w/bouns versions


Built to Spill/caustic Resin “When Not Being Stupid Is Not Enough”
from Built To Spill/Caustic Resin CD EP (UP! 1995)


The Zulus “Big D”
from Down On The Floor MP3 Album (Slash 1989) L


Ut “Wailhouse”
from Griller MP3 Album (Blast First 1989)


Wilderness “Chinese Whisperers”
from (K)now (W)here MP3 Album (Jagjaguwar 2008) L


Chatham Rise “Auto Pilot”
from Chatham Rise Other EP (Picture in My Ear 2013)


The Rascals “A Beautiful Morning”
from A Beautiful Morning / Rainy Day Other Single (Atlantic 1968)

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