WERU

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WERU in East Orland, Maine provides programming that is diverse, engaging, surprising, alternative, worldly and local.


WERU's sound is made possible by volunteer power, listener support and community participation. We offer diverse music and cultural programming, alternative news and community-centered public affairs programming. We are an independent and locally owned and operated community radio station, offering noncommercial programming to, for and by people living in our broadcast service area in Eastern and Central Maine. We invite you to browse our web site to find out more about WERU Community Radio!

Series

Caption: Bill Zildjian
6 Pieces

Bill Zildjian talks with world class drummers about the music that inspired them to play the drums. Meet the greatest drummers in the world, and hear their music choices.

  • From: WERU
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2015
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0 Pieces

58-minute musical and narrative documentary; great end-of-year special

  • From: WERU
  • Updated: Dec 20, 2007
Caption: Hammond organ virtuoso Billy Preston
12 Pieces

Join Sanguine Fromage for the best in funk, soul, and jazz. UpFront Soul, the show formerly known as The Nightfly... 120 minutes of soulful sounds to which you may get down!

  • From: WERU
  • Updated: Apr 15, 2015
Caption: Hammond organ virtuoso Billy Preston
366 Pieces

Join Sanguine Fromage for the best in funk, soul, and jazz. UpFront Soul... 120 minutes of soulful sounds to which you may get down!

  • From: WERU
  • Updated: Feb 13, 2020

Latest Pieces

Caption: Curtis Mayfield
We'll hear a demo from Curtis Mayfield, a very soulful Simon & Garfunkel cover from Billy Paul, and Native American rock 'n' soul from Redbone, plu...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KPIP-LP, WJAB, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Bo Diddley
We'll travel to South Africa with Gil Scott-Heron, to Kenya with the Electrostats, and ride on with Bo Diddley. Add a smokin' tune about Muhammad A...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Gil Scott-Heron
We'll hear notable covers from Gil Scott-Heron, Roland Kirk, and The John Wagner Coalition, plus funny business from Joe Tex and roof-raising, rauc...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, WJAB, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Chocolate Milk
We'll sample some unusual soul foods: Cookie Crumbs with Ray and his Musical Family, Fish Heads with Slim & the Soulful Saints, and finally, we'll ...

Bought by KMXT, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, WJAB, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Cassandra Wilson
We'll hear a song for fathers & daughters from Gil Scott-Heron, experience some out-of-this-world hip-hop from Copperwire, and the sultry sounds of...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WJAB, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Cannonball Adderly
We'll send out a salute to Geminis everywhere with astrological tunes from Cannonball Adderly, Hilton Ruiz, and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, plus we...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WJAB, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Michele Thomas
We'll open with Michele Thomas' sensational jazz tribute to Stevie Wonder, hear some vintage rebel music from South Africa, and kick back with some...

Bought by KMXT, KPIP-LP, WJAB, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: May 28, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Meklit
We'll open up with Daptone rising stars Saun & Starr, hear the jazzy, soulful sounds of Meklit, and dig OG (that's organic gardener) DJ Cavem Moeta...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WJAB, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: May 14, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Famous drummers share their playlists. Meet the greatest drummers in the world, and hear their music choices. Great music with great rhythm, select...

  • Added: May 14, 2015
  • Length: 58:50
Caption: Bessie Banks
We'll hear rare originals- you might have thought they were covers- from Erma Franklin, Bessie Banks, and Nona Hendryx. We'll spin some South Afric...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, KMXT, and WJAB


  • Added: May 07, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4