Radio Nopal + Lumpen Radio



Radio Nopal + Lumpen Radio. An exchange of practices from independent community radios stirring the ears of #CDMX and #Chicago. Radio Nopal content will be heard through Lumpen Radio’s FM signal, and Lumpen programs will be broadcasted on

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Mutual Aid Report

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


The Mutual Aid Report is a radio and live stream series that delves into the concept of mutual aid. Our hosts, Stephanie Manriquez and Mario Smith, will unpack its historical significance and its role in local communities by spotlighting individuals  who are making a real difference at the grassroots level in the city of Chicago. Our goal is to elevate the profile of mutual aid, shed light on these community-based initiatives, and motivate others to either join or back existing ventures.

Buen Viaje

Bi-weekly (1st & 3rd Days Above)


Buen Viaje Radio is an extension of our live performances where we get a chance to explore new sounds and host guests that inspire us. Our record selection aims to celebrate the essence of dance music roots to create a timeless sound. You can expect sounds ranging from expressive feel-good house, to expansive jazz-infused rhythms, to deep hypnotic zones.

Groove 5



Groove 5 is a musical experience that puts the groove first, always pocket, and always going. In a world void of compassion and care, Groove 5 will make you feel some kind of way.

A wide selection of genres spanning from Hip-Hop to House with the occasional interview of creative people, this show is inspired by long car rides and cigar lounges.

Democracy Now

Monday thru Friday


Daily national news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.

Democracy Now on the Web

Vapor Radio

Monday thru Friday


Let the vapor embrace you. New moods. New attitudes. New music

Slice of Pie

Monthly (2nd Day Above)


Sounds, music, musicals mixed with interviews, collages, life synths and the occasional bit of cheese all lightly thematically linked.

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 Tuesday from 11am – 12pm and is re-transmitted on Sundays from 9am -10am.

Contra Tiempo

bel_Air presents



Music from Chicago, the Milky Way Galaxy, and beyond
A variety of studio and live musical tracks with special guests




Q.C. is for listeners who are interested in how soul, jazz, r&b, funk, and hip-hop are shaping new underground music from around the world. Listeners will also enjoy interviews, guest-mixes, and in-studio performances by potent new artists.