THE NEW SOUND OF THE MON VALLEY

Happy New Year!

Thursday December 31, 2015

Beginning at 12 a.m. Jan. 1, we're playing oldies from A-to-Z for 24 hours.

It's 500+ oldies in alphabetical order, midnight to midnight Jan. 1, 2016, at the new sound of the Mon Valley, WMCK.FM!

 
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Better Music Tunedex for Dec. 13-26

Tuesday December 29, 2015

Thank you to the Edwin R. Crawford Estate Trust for their support this week of the New Sound of the Mon Valley, WMCK.FM! And thank you all for listening.

Top songs played on WMCK.FM during the weeks of Dec. 13 and Dec. 20, 2015:

(Does not include Christmas music)

  1. Let it Pretend - Dirty Ghosts
  2. Too Tough - Bully
  3. Alone Again - The King Khan & BBQ Show
  4. S.W.I.M. - Lowly
  5. When I Was Done Dying - Dan Deacon
  6. Come On - Holly Miranda
  7. Planting Flowers - Shadow in the Cracks
  8. Seventeen - Chad Valley
  9. Cavalry Captain - The Decemberists
  10. The Woods - Drenge
  11. Memo 34 - Sunwolf
  12. New Bohemia - Transviolet
  13. Ch-Ching - Chairlift
  14. Lost at Sea - Great American Canyon Band
  15. Hey Everybody! - 5 Seconds of Summer
  16. Albatross - Foals
  17. Sea Calls Me Home - Julia Holter
  18. I Feel It - Avid Dancer
  19. The Chill - Coke Weed
  20. Quiet Day - Fort Lean
 
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"Not Your Average" holiday cheer from WMCK.FM

Tuesday December 15, 2015

McKeesport-based Internet radio station WMCK.FM has scheduled several special Christmas-themed programs for the week of Dec. 20, including a courthouse concert by musicians from McKeesport Area High School, a religious service from St. Stephen's Episcopal Church and McKeesport's Voice of Vision Ministries, and "Not Your Average Christmas Show" featuring unusual holiday rock, blues and folk songs.

Tune into WMCK.FM on Wednesday, Dec. 16 from 9 to 11 p.m. for "Not Your Average Christmas Show," hosted by Chris Stillwell.

"Not Your Average Christmas Show" features a variety of unusual holiday songs, including carols and religious music, from artists not usually associated with the Christmas season, including Yo La Tengo, John Prine, Tom Waits, Sufjan Stevens and Bela Fleck and the Fleck-Tones.

Pittsburgh's Joe Negri is also represented on "Not Your Average Christmas Show," as are '50s R&B artists such as Oscar McLollie And His Honey Jumpers and Motown stars like Stevie Wonder.

The show will repeat from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20 and from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24.

"A Courthouse Concert" --- featuring musicians from McKeesport Area High School --- will air at 12 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, and 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24.

Recorded Dec. 4 at Allegheny County Courthouse, the concert features selections performed by the McKeesport Area High School Orchestra and the MAHS Brass Ensemble.

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WMCK.FM Better Music Tunedex for Nov. 29-Dec. 5

Thursday December 10, 2015

Top songs played on WMCK.FM during the week of Nov. 29, 2015:

  1. Golden Child - Promised Land Sound
  2. Unveil - Lowly
  3. Too Tough (Radio Edit) - Bully
  4. When I Was Done Dying - Dan Deacon
  5. Sea Calls Me Home - Julia Holter
  6. Made for Pleasure - The New Mastersounds
  7. Ch-Ching - Chairlift
  8. Some Kids - Dirty Ghosts
  9. I Don't Wanna - Homeshake
  10. Run This Town - Corb Lund
  11. Calvary Captain - The Decemberists
  12. At the Circle's Edge - Tommy Guerrero
  13. Redline - The Brainstems
  14. Waltz of the 101st Lightborne - Joanna Newsom
  15. Tearing Me Up - Bob Moses
  16. Ain't No Chimneys in the Projects - Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings
  17. Sinner - Arca
  18. One Foot - The Mynabirds
  19. Savior of Love - Brian Carpenter and the Confessions
  20. Holding On - Disclosure feat. Gregory Porter
 
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WMCK.FM Better Music Tunedex for Nov. 22-28

Wednesday December 02, 2015
  1. Push & Pull (All the Time) - Promised Land Sound
  2. Unveil - Lowly
  3. Sikka Takin' the Hard Way - New Beat Fund
  4. Slide Into My Arms - Rene Lopez
  5. Some Kids - Dirty Ghosts
  6. Memo 34 - Sunwolf
  7. Too Tough - Bully
  8. Oh Seven - Ms. John Soda
  9. The Chill - Coke Weed
  10. Alice Eyes - Corb Lund
  11. Birthday Boy - Drive-By Truckers
  12. 867 - Iration
  13. I Don't Wanna - Homeshake
  14. Planting Flowers - Shadows in the Cracks
  15. Love Me - The 1975
  16. Ch-Ching - Chairlift
  17. The Stranger - Danny Pynes
  18. Why'd You - Ellie Herring
  19. Lost at Sea - Great American Canyon Band
  20. Counterfeit Sky - Failure

 
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More ways to listen!

It's not on AM or FM. It's on your computer, tablet, or smartphone, anywhere you have Internet access!

WMCK.FM is an Internet-only station. So how do you listen to the new sound of the Mon Valley?

TuneIn app


Streema app

VLC, iTunes, Winamp, etc.

And you can use your favorite streaming player (iTunes, Winamp, Quicktime, VLC, etc.) and enter this url: http://listen.wmck.fm:8000/listen.pls

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You can find us on Shoutcast here: http://www.shoutcast.com/Search?query=WMCK.FM%20McKeesport

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We're playing a lot of new and way-cool music by artists you've never heard before --- and some by artists you know.

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And if you want to have your own music or talk show ... well, we want to know about it!

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