The Mike Nowak Show



The Mike Nowak Show with Peggy Malecki is a show about our connection to the Earth. Call it horticulture or agriculture or permaculture or even gardening. That’s our starting point. From there, we want to help our listeners make the leap from their backyards to the rest of the planet.

Mike, Peggy and meteorologist Rick DiMaio explore the science, the zeal, the humor, the discipline, and the promise of treading more lightly on this good earth.

The Navigator

Second Day Above


The Navigator is a show exploring the relationship between music, geography, and culture. Each episode is centered around a particular geographic region and time period.

Tete A Tete



A Cantonese talk show hosted by Anita Luk, covering news and current affairs from Chicago and beyond

Da Dunny Show

First and Third Day Above


Multigenre show playing DIY folk/punk/hip hop selections from Beijing to San Juan to Chicago. Traffic ‘n’ wedder. Sports.

Contratiempo Radio



Contratiempo radio is a cultural program that showcases Latin American and immigrant art and thought in the United States, and Chicago in particular. Functioning as an extension of and a complement to contratiempo magazine, the program creates a conversational space featuring poetry, music, art, cinema, literature, politics, immigrant stories and much more.

Contratiempo radio is broadcast live every Sunday from 9am -10am and is re-transmitted on Tuesdays from 11am – 12pm.

Contra Tiempo

Sunday Record Club

Monthly (3rd Day Above)


Sunday Record Club is a show about records—the music, and the collectors and DJs playing them.
 Special guests join in-studio to dig deep, sharing their most beloved records. No frills and no fillers, SRC is just about playing great records on a Sunday.


Monthly (1st & 3rd Day Above)


DIVISIVE explores the intersections and interactivity between politics and cultural work

Who Gives A Shit?

Bi-Weekly (2nd & 4th Days Above)


Is it a commentary of the Sisyphean task of life in late-capitalism as exemplified by the internet emoji ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ or a question we answer every show with guests such as heavy metal musicians, elected officials, union activists, comic book creators, and other oddballs? Who gives a shit? Either way WGAS is a rollicking 2 hours of surrealist fun, deep conversations, and musical mayhem!

Labor Express Radio



For almost 25 years, Labor Express Radio has been the only English language labor news and current affairs radio program in Chicago… “News for working people, by working people.” The program covers issues in the labor movement locally, nationally, and internationally. The program also addresses issues of concern to working people such as housing, education, health care, immigrants rights, the environment and U.S. foreign policy, from a working class viewpoint. Labor Express Radio is a member of the Committee for Labor Access, a non-profit entity which is also responsible for the production of the Labor Beat TV program on cable access television in Chicago.

Labor Express Archives

Foreign Accents

Monthly (4th Day Above)


Dedicated to the pure enjoyment of home listening. The show aims to juxtapose various genres together from different parts of the world, both past and present.