Specialty Shows




The best place to hear mainstream hard rock and alternative in the NY/NJ area. We help bridge the gap from mainstream rock to the music we play in regular rotation on WSOU. Streamlined plays bands like Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, Linkin Park, Primus, System of a Down, Tool, Deftones, and much more. Tune in every Monday night from 8 to 10 PM!

Punk University

Punk University

Punk U brings you all the best in the history of punk from 8 to 10 PM every Tuesday night. You'll hear bands like the Ramones, Sex Pistols, The Clash, Black Flag, Misfits, Dead Kennedys, Descendents, Rancid, and many more! At 9 PM, it's the Dancefloor Breakdown, half an hour of third wave ska, ska punk, and two tone, with bands like Big D and the Kids Table, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The Specials, and Streetlight Manifesto.

under the stars

Under the Stars

Get in touch with your inner emo every Tuesday night from 10 pm to midnight. Hear the best in post hardcore, emo, screamo, pop punk and acoustic. You'll hear classic emo bands like Brand New, The Used, Thursday, My Chemical Romance, Jawbreaker and Glassjaw and we'll bring you the best new bands like La Dispute, Modern Baseball, letlive., Touche Amore, Dads, The World Is A Beautiful Place and many more!

street patrol

Street Patrol

Street Patrol is your home for the best of local and unsigned bands. Earning the title of one of WSOU's longest running specialty shows, Street Patrol helps promote upcoming artists in the heavy metal / hard rock scene. It airs every Wednesday night from 8 to 10pm. New submissions, if they fit the format, will be put through our favorite segment "Yank or Crank" where listeners call up and vote on the bands fate in Street Patrol.

Hardcore Reality

Hardcore Reality

If you want to hear hardcore music from all over the world this is the show for you! Tune in Wednesdays from 10 pm until Midnight to get all the hardcore you can handle.

vintage 80s

Vintage '80s

Vintage '80s is every Thursday 8 to 10 pm. Hear the best of hair metal, thrash metal, and everything in between from the 1980s. Bands like Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Ozzy Osbourne and more.

storming the ramparts

Storming the Ramparts

Storming the Ramparts is WSOU's Epic Metal Specialty Show. We play Power Metal, Speed Metal, Viking Metal, Symphonic Metal, Folk Metal, and Black Metal. Make sure to tune in every Thursday night from 10 pm to midnight to join us in battle!


Out of Babylon

Every Friday night from 10 to midnight, Out of Babylon plays all of the best in Christian metal and hard rock. Everything from August Burns Red to Impending Doom and even up-and-coming acts such as Fit For A King are featured on our show in addition to news on the Christian metal scene.

campus buzz

Campus Buzz

The Campus Buzz airs every Sunday night from 8 to 11. We play the best in indie and alternative. Hear indie/alternative classics like The Decemberists, Modest Mouse, Death Cab for Cutie, Neutral Milk Hotel, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Kills, anything Jack White related and countless other artists, as well as new tracks from The Black Keys, Arctic Monkeys, Foals, Now Now, The Front Bottoms and more!


What Chu Been Missin'

What Chu Been Missin' is your home for all things Hip-Hop & Rap on WSOU 89.5FM. Along with playing the very best the genre has to offer, we also play the very latest new music, new album & mixtape tracks, and even exclusive first listens of new albums before they hit the shelves. We also have guests and opportunities to win concert tickets as well. It's every Sunday night from 11 till 2 AM!


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