Radio Free Brooklyn

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Radio Free Brooklyn is a nonprofit community organization whose mission is to empower Brooklyn’s underserved local communities by providing active learning in media practices, and to amplify their voices through a global Internet radio platform.

Radio Free Brooklyn

On air

The Next Best Thing

May 18, 2024 6:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Talk

With Jonathan B. Lerner

The Next Best Thing is a cross between The Tonight Show, Howard Stern and Rachel Maddow. Episodes touch on everything from current events & politics, to pop culture and the arts. Occasional guest interviews feature interesting people from all walks of life. Show draws comedy from recent news stories, political figures and prominent celebrities, as well as from aspects of the show itself! Airs every Monday night from 10-Midnight on Radio Free Brooklyn!

The Next Best Thing

Just ended

Love Me or Leave Me

May 18, 2024 3:00 AM – 5:00 AM

Music

With DJ Francesca

“Love me or Leave me” (based on the Nina Simone song) is a music mix show that features a wide variety of soulful grooves. Tune in weekly for some heartfelt Blues, Soul, Funk, Jazz, R&B, Rap, Hiphop, Reggae. We’ll be all over the place, passionate and unprocessed.

Love Me or Leave Me
4:56 AM
Mobb Deep - Allustrious
Mobb Deep Allustrious
Murda Muzik LOUD Records 1999
4:52 AM
Ghostface Killah & Nas - Scar Tissue
Ghostface Killah & Nas Scar Tissue
Scar Tissue - Single Mass Appeal 2024
4:47 AM
Israel Vibration - Same Song
Israel Vibration Same Song
The Best Of Israel Vibration 1990
4:43 AM
Mighty Diamonds - Right Time
Mighty Diamonds Right Time
Right Time Free World Music 2021
4:38 AM
Steel Pulse - Handsworth Revolution
Steel Pulse Handsworth Revolution
20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Steel Pulse Hip-O 2004
4:35 AM
Michigan & Smiley - Rub a Dub Style
Michigan & Smiley Rub a Dub Style
Eek a Mouse / Michigan & Smiley - Live at Reggae Sunsplash Genes 1992
4:20 AM
Toso Toso - Que Queres
Toso Toso Que Queres
4:05 AM
Abe the Kid & drinkabir - War
Abe the Kid & drinkabir War
War - Single 2024
4:00 AM
The Cables - Baby Why
The Cables Baby Why
What Kind of World Studio One 1991
3:57 AM
Wailing Souls - Black Rose
Wailing Souls Black Rose
Wild Suspence
3:53 AM
Lightnin' Hopkins - Cotton Patch Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins Cotton Patch Blues
Live At Newport Vanguard Records 2006
3:45 AM
Thee Sacred Souls - Can I Call You Rose?
Thee Sacred Souls Can I Call You Rose?
Can I Call You Rose? - Single Penrose Records
3:40 AM
Big Mama Thornton & Muddy Waters Blues Band - Since I Fell for You
Big Mama Thornton & Muddy Waters Blues Band Since I Fell for You
Big Mama Thornton With the Muddy Waters Blues Band - 1966 Arhoolie Records 1966
3:35 AM
Freddie King - Walking By Myself
Freddie King Walking By Myself
Getting Ready... EMI Music Special Markets 1996
3:29 AM
Junior Wells - Come On In the House
Junior Wells Come On In the House
Calling All Blues Fuel 2000 2006
3:24 AM
Lightnin' Hopkins - Katie Mae Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins Katie Mae Blues
Mojo Hand Anthology Fire Records 1993
3:20 AM
Howlin' Wolf - Who's Been Talking?
Howlin' Wolf Who's Been Talking?
The Genuine Article Geffen 1995
3:16 AM
Little Walter - key to the highway
Little Walter key to the highway
Blues on Air What a Wonderful Masterpieces Recordings World 2014
3:12 AM
Big Mama Thornton - Ball 'n Chain
Big Mama Thornton Ball 'n Chain
Ball N'Chain Arhoolie Records USA 1989
3:08 AM
Tina Turner - Rock Me Baby (1993 Version)
Tina Turner Rock Me Baby (1993 Version)
What's Love Got to Do with It Parlophone UK 1993
3:04 AM
B.B. King - Rock Me Baby
B.B. King Rock Me Baby
Blues On Blues Fuel 2000 2006
3:00 AM
Nina Simone - Love Me or Leave Me
Nina Simone Love Me or Leave Me
Diva Verve Reissues 2003

Coming up

8:00 AMScreen Sounds (Music) with Christian Niedan
9:00 AMThe Mothers of Connection (Music) with Kent
11:00 AMOrcs & Dorks (Talk) with Joanna Purpich
12:00 PMQueer State of Mind (Talk) with QueerStateOfMind
2:00 PMJourney N 2 Sound (Talk/Music) with Mike Joseph

Recent

3:00 AMLove Me or Leave Me (Music) with DJ Francesca
1:00 AMDigital Detritus (Music) with Patrick Colabella
4:00 PMBrooklyn Bandstand (Music)
11:00 AMAural Medication (Music) with Rina
8:00 PMUnsound 2 (Music/Talk) with T. Rasche