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Vote for KVSC's Top 88 of 2016

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01/12/2017 - 2:00 PM

It's January, which means it's time once again to select the top albums of the year gone by, and we want YOUR opinion! To participate, fill out the official ballot here. You can view the full list of 2016 releases that made the cut here.
***Please vote for all twenty albums. If you vote for less than twenty, the votes count less in the long run. Ballots are due at 11:59 Friday, Jan. 27. ***
Once you've settled on your top 20 albums, you can fax it to 320-308-5337, email it to, or drop it by the KVSC Studios in the basement of Stewart Hall.
The Music Year in Review will air Tuesday, Jan. 31 starting at 5 p.m. The album that receives the most votes will be crowned KVSC's Album of the Year and will air in its entirety at 11 p.m. Good luck and may the best artist's album win!
At Your Sound Alternative...Your Vote is Counted!

You've Struck Gold: KVSC's Top 30 Albums

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12/19/2016 - 3:30 PM

Do you catch yourself wondering about KVSC's most frequently played albums? End your curiosity and check out the College Media Journal Charts of KVSC's Top 30 albums here

The CMJ charts represent the top 30 most played albums at KVSC. The CMJ Network connects music fans and music industry professional with the best in new music through interactive media, live events and print. For more information on the CMJ charts and the weekly top 30 albums submitted by stations like KVSC, visit

Trivia Team Registration Is Now Open

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12/15/2016 - 10:00 AM


KVSC’s 38th annual Trivia Weekend will arrive during winter’s blustery blast!  Pull out your parka, slip on your rain slicker, and charge up your weather radio for…Trivia Storm: 50-Hours of Torrential Trivia.

Team registration is now underway. Registration fees are $50 for community teams and $25 for college teams. High school teams can register for free. KVSC's offices are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on business days but closed on all federal holidays and weekends. If you're paying via check please make it payable to KVSC-FM. We're located in Stewart Hall, room 27 (basement level) at St. Cloud State.

For three consecutive days February 17-19 Your Sound Alternative will create a brain fog with a hailstorm of questions about all things weather related. We'll offer up a good dose of pop culture, music and history questions as well.

Set your thermostat to trivia climate and if it involves our obsession with inconvenient truths… it’s part of the cyclone of questions for Trivia Storm: 50-Hours of Torrential Trivia.

Trivia Volunteers, prepare for the flood of answers and hop on our phone bank of telemetry stations at KVSC.

Prepare to enter the atmosphere that is Trivia Storm: 50-Hours of Torrential Trivia.

Celebrating 25 Years of Monday Night Live

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12/13/2016 - 3:00 PM

KVSC is celebrating its 25th year of Monday Night Live! You read it right, MNL is finally mature and we have an eclectic line-up of Minnesota artists filling our spring schedule.

Check out our MNL page to view the complete artist line-up and tune your radio to 88.1FM each Monday night beginning January 23rd for live performances enjoyed from the comfort of your home.

Tune in every Monday at 9:00 p.m. for an hour of live music from the KVSC performance studio featuring the best in Minnesota music.

Upcoming MNL Line-up:

Jan. 23: Guytano

Jan. 30: Kat Fox

Feb. 6: Tiny Deaths

Feb. 13: Monica LaPlante

MNL is simulcast on UTVS - channel Charter 188 in St. Cloud. The best audio quality is on 88.1FM so blast it through your tuner and watch it live on UTVS. Stream Monday Night Live on this link.

Check out the complete spring line-up of MNL and see which of your favorite bands will be on the show here

Under the Needle: The KEXP Sessions On Your Sound Alternative

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12/10/2016 - 9:30 AM


KVSC is a broadcast partner of Under The Needle: The KEXP Sessions.

The show airs every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. on 88.1FM.

Jan. 10-NAO

Jan. 17-Michael Franti & Spearhead

Jan. 24-Heaters

Jan. 31-Local Natives

KEXP recorded more than 500 live on-air performances in their studios--and we're sharing them with you!

We hope you get a chance to listen Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m., we think you’ll love the Under the Needle: The KEXP Sessions too.

Ever wonder whose voice that is on the radio?

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11/07/2015 - 1:50 PM

Ever wonder whose voice that is on the radio?

While listening to your favorite program on Your Sound Alternative, have you ever wondered who the voice is behind the microphone? That's a great question!

KVSC attracts more than 60 volunteer deejays, so it can be hard to keep up. To see who is hosting your show of choice, check out our Program Guide. If you would like to join the team, visit our training department to learn the steps of becoming a radio host.

KVSC Playlists in Realtime and Archive Search

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01/08/2015 - 11:00 AM

KVSC Playlists in Realtime and Archive Search

So, you heard a song, but missed the DJ telling you what it was called and who sang it.  Don't sweat it. Just go to our Spinitron page.  

Located in the "Listen Live" player on the upper right of all pages, you can see who's on the air and what artist and song is currently playing.  Also, if you click the host's name you can view their profile.  If you click the track name, you can view the entire play list in real-time via

The archive link gets you to all playlists by all hosts.  Try it out for yourself!

PODCAST: Holocaust Survivor Henry Oertelt

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06/17/2009 - 12:00 PM

PODCAST: Holocaust Survivor Henry Oertelt presents an original production--the amazing journey of Holocaust survivor Dr. Henry Oertelt.  The entire podcast series is presented in episodes of the 18 critical events that led to Henry's survival of five Nazi concentration camps and a three day death march.  Henry Oertelt's compelling book, "An Unbroken Chain" was recorded and engineered at the KVSC studios.  KVSC is sincerely honored to be the audio archival source of Dr. Oertelt's eternal message of hope and dignity. 

Sports Schedule

  • Women's Hockey vs MSU-Mankato (Sports Stream)
    Jan 20, 2017 - 3:07
  • Men's Hockey vs University of Denver
    Jan 20, 2017 - 7:37
  • Women's Hockey vs MSU-Mankato (Sports Stream)
    Jan 21, 2017 - 3:07

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