KSTO announces new Spring schedule

93.1 KSTO, St. Olaf’s student run radio station, has released their schedule for spring semester. Listeners can tune in at 93.1 FM or by accessing the live stream available on the KSTO website: http://pages.stolaf.edu/ksto/.

KSTO has also released a mobile app. Called “KSTO,” it’s available in the app store and allows users to listen from any mobile device.

Here is the spring semester KSTO line-up:


White Noise, 12-2 p.m. Hosts: Max Mckune ’18, James Wheeler ’18

The Enchanting Hour, 3-4 p.m. Hosts: Lauren Kingsbeck 15, Kari Heistad ’15, Rachel Murphy ’15

“The Enchanting Hour is a talk-show and music program dedicated to discussion of all things Harry Potter.”

The Birch, 5-6 p.m. Hosts: Cole Hatzsky ’18, Conlan Campbell ’18, Olaf Sunleaf ’18

Brown Sugar, 7-8 p.m. Host: Tasha Viets-VanLear ’15

Sounds Like Sunday, 8-9 p.m. Hosts: Marni Kaldjian ’17, Karsen Shoger ’17

Ben and Eli’s Musical Fountain, 9-10 p.m. Hosts: Ben Marlof ’15, Eli Johnson ’15.

Anders Ponders, 10-11 p.m. Host: Anders Ohm ’16

Kevin at 11, 11-12 p.m. Host: Kevin Jackson ’15

Conlan Campbell 18 DJs during his KSTO radio show, The Birch.
Conlan Campbell 18 DJs during his KSTO radio show, The Birch.


The News II: News Harder, 3-4 p.m. Host: Connor Cejda ’17

“I cover everything from upcoming St. Olaf events to national and world news to ‘weird’ news like strange robberies and exotic animal rampages”

Torpor Time, 4-5 p.m. Hosts: Iris Brenner ’17 and Lindsey Tucker ’17

“We talk about our lives and the caf menu. Occasional reviews of The Bachelor. Lots of sick beats.”

DVAS Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, 5-6 p.m.

Hosts: Mara Bakken ’17, AshWillison ’17, Graham Glennon ’17, Annika Lee ’17

Noise Pollution, 6-7 p.m. Hosts: Audrey Kidwell ’15, Brandon Khor ’16

“Noise Pollution typically showcases classic and progressive rock from any time between the 50’s through today, with lots of other genres sprinkled in for extra flavor.”

Cat Industry, 7-8 p.m. Host: Emily Johnson ’17

“Cat Industry is a radio show where I have a theme every week and play songs relating to the theme.”

World Records, 8-9 p.m. Hosts: Elliot Knuths ’17, Marni Kaldjian ’17

“Anyone with an interest in travel, cultural diversity, or good music should join us for an auditory adventure.”

Stuff and Things, 9-10 p.m.

Evening Brunch, 10-11 p.m. Host: Sam Schonberg ’15



The Leanback, 4-5 p.m. Hosts: Griffin Edwards ’17, Sarah Bauer ’17

“The Leanback seeks to provide a variety of music that can appeal to both active and passive listeners. Themes vary week-to-week.”

-Bunny in the Tub, 5-6 p.m. Host: Curran Olson ’17

“I play tunes, read poems, and do Jeopardy trivia.”

BS With Henry and Emma, 6-7 p.m. Hosts: Henry Koon ’16, Emma Ritter ’15

“Tune in for the news stories that lower your expectations of the world.”

Grantitude, Tuesdays, 7-8 p.m. Host: Grant Kern ’17

But I’m Not a Rapper, 8-9 p.m. Hosts: Toby Martin ’17, Gunnar Raasch ’15

“It’s about rap and we perform freestyles and written performances on the show as well as play music and talk.”

Matt and Alexandra Technique, 9-10 p.m. Hosts: Matt Bacon ’15 and Alexandra Mauney ’16

“Primarily a talk show centered around the experiences of the hosts and their cohorts in the Church Music department, the show includes discussions of different traditions of hymnody, conversations about life in the wild world of church work and the occasional musical interlude.”

Pretty Party, 10-11 p.m. Hosts: Freya Hahn ’15, Chris Hager ’16


Classy Times with Andrew Parr, 2-3 p.m. Host: Andrew Parr ’16

“It’s a classical and choral program- I play music by many of the St. Olaf music ensembles, as well as music I want on my own.”

Prof Rock with Mark Allister, 4-5 p.m. Host: Mark Allister, professor of English, Environmental Studies, and American Studies

“The emphasis is on 21st century indie rock, but I extend to genres such as Americana and folk, and I often thematize the show.”

A Show About Nothing, 5-6 p.m. Host: Daniel Hagen ’17

Sound Check, 6-7 PM. Host: Jack Bachmann ’17

“Sound Check is a live music commentary show where an album is played for a guest who has never heard it and gives what is essentially a stream of consciousness review.”

Music Outta Mellby, 7-8 p.m. Host: Ian Tkach ’17

“I play a relatively even mix of rock, pop, and folk music, treating listeners to a broad sample of artists and eras for each genre.”

Everything But the Kitchen Sink, 8-9 p.m. Hosts: Zach Greimann ’15, Kyle Wagener ’15

RadioNorway, 9-10 p.m.

Sweet Sounds with Sweta, 10-11 p.m. Host: Sweta Bhattacharya ’15

The Lion and the Pig, 11-12 p.m. Hosts: Isaac Leonhardi ’17, Jack Hamby ’17

KSTO Station Manager Mitch Kampf 15 uses the KSTO app that launched this January. The new app allows users to tune in to the student-run radio shows right from their cell phones.
KSTO Station Manager Mitch Kampf 15 uses the KSTO app that launched this January. The new app allows users to tune in to the student-run radio shows right from their cell phones.


The Directionless, 5-6 p.m. Hosts: Emma Standen ’18, Sophie Eckmeier ’18

“We are two zany, wacky chicks who play what ever music we want. Tune in to hear our directionless show full of jokes, bizarre facts, and bumpin tunes!”

Sorry Not Sorry, 6-7 p.m. Hosts: Lauren Kingsbeck ’15, Rachel Murphey ’15

“A talk show about the issues of modern women and feminists, with different topics each week.”

Notes from the Margin, 7-8 p.m. Hosts: Isabella Vergun ’15

“A literature-based radio show: we pick the book, you pick the music. Tune in if you love rambling and ridiculous tunes.”

Pop Culture Ole Hour, 8-9 p.m. Hosts: Mitch Kampf ’15, Nick Stumo-Langer ’15

Electronic Evening, 9-10 p.m. Hosts: Sean Heaslip ’16, Evan Davis ’15

“We feature the hottest and newest electronic songs of the week, talk about news in the genre and [interview artists].”

Beyond the Wall, 10-11 p.m. Host: So Han ’18

“The show is about the multicultural community, where we share our international experiences, understand the difference between people from different countries and explore music from different countries.”


Dap Kings, 3-4 p.m.

KSTO Talks, 4-5 p.m. Host: Zaq Baker ’15, STO Talks Speakers

News for People Who Need News, 5-6 p.m. Host: Nick Larson ’17

The Doodle Show, 6-7 p.m. Host: Annamarie Pearson ’15

“Doodly music. Doodly people. A doodly time. Featured segments: Call time from Idaho and the Caryl Mackey report; The Sausage Hour; and the adventures of Burpy McGlowstick HVG.”

Winn-Sickle, 7-8 p.m. Host: William Seabrook ’16, Jordan Lutter ’16

The Three Lions, 8-9 p.m. Hosts: Kevin Skrip ’16, Ryan van Mechelen ’16 and Aaron Stets ’16.

“The hottest and best feel-good vibe indie-pop music complemented by back and forth commentary among fellow Oles, featuring the Lion Quote of the week and a riddle at the bottom of the hour.”

Getting Mystical, 9-10 p.m.


Besky, 10-11 a.m. Host: Zac Besky ’18

“You never really know what to expect, I play music ranging from Mat Kearney to Beautiful Eulogy to Remedy Drive, and say whatever comes to my mind.”

Progressions on the Hill, 12-1 p.m. Hosts: William Arnold ’18, Brock Carlson ’18

“A look at the foundations of musical inspiration, especially from a jazz history perspective. We start our show with a song from the 1920s-30s, and discuss how that song/artist inspired future artists.”

Weird Little Show, 1-2 p.m. Host: Haley Olson ’16

Liner Notes, 2-3 p.m. Hosts: Jack Bachmann ’17, Nick Larson ’17, Ross Nevin ’17

“A rap oriented talk show that seeks to facilitate a greater and more in-depth engagement with rap music than is common.”

-28 Grahams and a Hammer, 3-5 p.m. Host: Graham Glennon ’17

Skylines in Your Small Town, 5-6 p.m.

Music of the Arab World, 6-8 p.m. Host: Abdel-Rahman Amr Madkour ’17

“Every Saturday we explore the tunes of the Arab Worlds, both classical and contemporary music. The first half we will talk about and play classical and traditional music from the good old days, and the second half we play the hottest hits from the modern the Arab world.”

Hour of Islam, 8-9 p.m. Hosts: Essam Bubaker ’18 and Omar Shehata ’18

“We talk about Islam and all its facets, ranging from what it means to be a Muslim on a daily basis to the Islamic world at large. We have an anonymous submission form where anyone can submit questions that they’ve always wanted to learn about and hear the answers and discussions live. Submit your questions here: bit.ly/MuslimAMA