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Support the Musical Feast As A Member of KVSC

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04/20/2018 - 9:15 AM

KVSC is a place for musical exploration--we like to think of it as musical cuisine, there's something tasty for everyone from Your Sound Alternative!

We is supported by listeners who become members during our pledge drives.

Please call 320-308-KVSC (5872) to become a new member or renew your membership with 88.1FM. You can also click online HERE to make your tax-deductible donation.

Indulge your tastes at KVSC--your support makes a true impact on our year-round music, news, community events and sports broadcasts.

Please review the various member thank you gifts; it's a way for you to let others know you support educational, locally-produced and delectable programming.

Thank you for feeding the hungry musical minds by becoming a member of KVSC!   

ILLism Up Next for Monday Night Live

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04/19/2018 - 8:30 AM

ILLism is up next on the MNL schedule! The Hip Hop, R&B Twin Cities-based duo is set to take the stage of the KVSC performance studio at 9 p.m. for the one-hour show on Monday, April 23. This will be the last show of the 26th season of Monday Night Live; tune in for the epic finale! 

Tune in to the live show on KVSC 88.1 FM, stream online, and watch it live on UTVS.

Check out ILLism's Soundcloud for a weekend preview of the show! 

Granite City Radio Theatre Welcomes Billy Scherer May 16!

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04/19/2018 - 8:00 AM

Tickets are on sale now for the annual Granite City Radio Theatre! Get your tickets for the fourth and final production of the season with our friends at the Pioneer Place on Fifth.

Join us in welcoming Billy Scherer to the Granite City on Wednesday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m. Scherer is one of the lead singers of the Fabulous Armidillos. KVSC 88.1 FM will broadcast GCRT from the historic Pioneer Place Theatre in front of a live audience. GCRT showcases local talented actors, writers, musicians, technicians, and radio personalities. Grab your tickets now to get the best seat in the house!

This is the last show in the annual GCRT event. Stay tuned to in the fall for the seventh year of GCRT dates and details!

Order your tickets now, and join KVSC in support of this exciting local talent production! 

Under the Needle: The KEXP Sessions On Your Sound Alternative

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03/24/2018 - 3:30 PM

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.

April 24-St. Vincent

May 1-Broken Social Scene

May 8-Slowdive


 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.

Listen to KVSC in Minneapolis-St. Paul on 89.9 HD3

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12/26/2017 - 1:30 PM

                    KVSC Is On the Air In The Twin Cities!

KVSC is now broadcasting in HD in Minneapolis and St. Paul on 89.9 HD3.  


Thanks to a new partnership with KMOJ, we are able to share Your Sound Alternative's programming with our members, welcome new listeners and share our Huskies pride with sports fans in the entire Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area.

How do I listen to KVSC on HD? All you need to do is tune in your HD Radio to 89.9 in the Twin Cities, it will automatically tune to HD1. However, KVSC is two clicks up to HD3 on 89.9. Many newer vehicles feature HD Radios. If your vehicle doesn't automatically tune to HD2 and HD3 channels please consult your owner's manual. Aside from vehicles, you can buy an inexpensive HD Radio for home use.

Where to I get an HD radio? Amazon has a wide variety of HD Radios available in prices ranging between $50 to $175. Minnesota's own Best Buy features models in stores as well as online starting at $35. By the way, HD radios play radio stations in digital and analog.

How far can I listen to KVSC in HD?  This map represents the coverage area of

KVSC on 89.9 HD 3. It gives listeners a clear signal from Maple Grove (where our primary signal from St. Cloud begins to fade) all the way to Hudson, Wisconsin.

This is an exciting development for KVSC and St. Cloud State University. We welcome questions on how to listen in HD as well feedback on our diverse programming that represents the Voice of St. Cloud.

Feel free to email us or call during business hours at 320-308-3053. 

KVSC Playlists in Realtime and Archive Search

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12/15/2017 - 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!

KVSC Takes Requests via Twitter!

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11/27/2017 - 11:00 AM

KVSC brings your Twitter requests directly to our on air studio! Listeners can now send our deejays Tweets to request a song.

Use the hashtag #kvscrequest or by tweeting @KVSC881FM. Or you can choose to send the on air deejay a High 5 for playing awesome tunes, and constructive feedback is always appreciated.

Of course we are still using the studio line, 320.308.5872 (KVSC), to take requests.

Please make sure to follow us on Twitter here. Also, make sure to "like" us on Facebook here. We use both of those pages to announce upcoming shows, give away concert tickets, and keep our listeners up to date with everything KVSC has to offer!

Listen to KVSC on Your Mobile Device -- iPhone, Blackberry or DROID

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10/31/2016 - 10:50 AM

Listen to KVSC on Your Mobile Device -- iPhone, Blackberry or DROID

Does your phone dream of KVSC? Let it dream no more as KVSC has a number of ways to listen to Your Sound Alternative on your mobile device.

Go to for instructions on how to listen on a variety of devices!




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. 

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    Apr 21, 2018 - 1:30
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    Apr 21, 2018 - 3:30
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    Apr 22, 2018 - 2:00

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