Channel One

Deep Eclectic Selections.

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From Ambient to Zydeco, we take weird seriously.

Explore the diverse musical base station of the Radio Rethink network. We're working to bring the best of public radio music programming to your eardrums, but that's a bigger project. Until then, enjoy a little listen behind the curtain. Channel One is where every genre blends together in harmony and is a collaborative project with KDNK.

Channel One Shows

Here are some of the shows you'll hear when you listen to Channel One. A full weekly schedule is also available.

Babylon at Dawn
(Monday & Friday 04:00 AM - 06:00 AM MT)

Dub breaks over the horizon of Babylon. Vintage and modern excurions in Dub at dawn.

Country Convoy '71
(Saturday 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM MT)

Travel the highways of the late sixties and early seventies with a soundtrack of Outlaw Country & Country-Funk.

The Day Breaker
(Daily 06:00 AM - 12:00 PM MT)

The Day Breaker brings you a mellow mix of everything from Ambient to Zydeco.

Dread Connector
(Thursday 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM MT)

Vintage Reggae, Ska, and Dub from Radio Rethink selectors.

Droppin' Tropics
(Monday 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM MT)

The sound of the tropics. If it originates within 23.4372° north or south of the equator it's fair game.

Honolulu Calling
(Sunday 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM MT)

Lost and forgotten sounds from the islands of Hawaii.

La Machina de Cumbia
(Tuesday 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM MT)

The Cumbia machine cranks itself up and churns out the sounds of Cumbia past and present.

Mamou Rougarou
(Saturday 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM MT)

In which Channel One shapeshifts into the jukebox at the legendary Freds Lounge in Mamou, Louisiana.

Massive Vibrations
(Thursday 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM MT)

A solid dose of the most adventurous Reggae and Dub sounds around.

Curator: M Demeranville
(Sunday 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM MT)

There is no rigid definition of what constitutes an outlier. Outliers congregate freely in this space of beauty, complexity, and dissonance.

Siestas Inquietas
(Sunday 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM MT)

Raw and rural sounds of Mexico.

Soul Stacks
(Wednesday 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM MT)

Flip through Soul Sides, Deep Funk, and Heavy Breaks from deep in the crates.

TerraSonic Rewind
Curator: Joel Davis
(Sunday 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM MT)

Your magic carpet ride around the world of music. Highlight reels of the original radio broadcasts.

This Is Conduit
Curators: Conduit Curators
(Wednesday 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM MT)

Selected highlights from Conduit Music. Conduit is a human-curated streaming music service.

(Saturday 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM MT)

A mix of Classic Country from Radio Rethink.

(Monday 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM MT)

Deeply diverse freeform music. The program focuses heavily on the art of the segue.

Wake Up with Nature
(Weekdays 03:00 AM - 04:00 AM MT)

Great moments in Nature. Enjoy the sounds of the planet for a bit.

The Workday™
(Weekdays 12:00 PM - 04:00 or 05:00 PM MT)

Mandatory weekday music mix for all employees. Existing non-billable contingent labor policy exemption compliance requests applied.