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Lemonade Art Fair & Concert at St. Cloud State Thursday!

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06/18/2018 - 8:00 AM

Lemonade Art Fair & Concert at St. Cloud State Thursday!

KVSC is celebrating the 45th  annual Lemonade Art Fair on Thursday, June 21 by providing the soundtrack for the day!

Your Sound Alternative will be artfully spinning lemonadey tunes starting at 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the World Commons Stage. There will also be a fine mix of live musicians performing on the stage throughout the day, which is located between the Administration Building and Centennial Hall.

The Lemonade Art Fair is taking place from 11:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and is brought to you by the St. Cloud State Department of Campus Involvement and powered by amazing volunteers.

Click here for PARKING and vendor information.

This long standing community tradition is held annually on the grounds of St. Cloud State University, featuring more than 200 artists selling a wide variety of high-quality items ranging from fine to function arts to artisan food.

The evening concludes with a wonderful outdoor concert performed by the St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

Events and Fun In St. Cloud & Beyond

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06/07/2018 - 8:30 AM

Ever hear a community announcement on the air but didn't have time to catch all the information? Here's an easy solution, visit our Area Events page for full details. 

Most of the community events listed are free or have a small fee to attend. Check our Area Events page weekly to keep up with central Minnesota happenings or fill out our simple online form to submit an event of your own.

KVSC is Your Podcast Alternative

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05/24/2018 - 11:00 AM

                  

Have you taken the time to listen to any of KVSC's podcasts lately? We are Your Podcast Alternative and we are proud of the content we have created on our podcasts page

There's a variety of locally produced content from the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota series with Jeff Carmack, the news 'deep dive' features with Josh Nguyen and the music department brings you excellent programs. Don't forget episodes of and other feature content!

Podcasts can be downloaded to your computer, mobile device or tablet to listen to, or streamed in real time...on your time. Thank you for listening, and we welcome feedback and new ideas.

Ever wonder whose voice that is on the radio?

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05/21/2018 - 11:50 AM

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.

Keep up with new Music with the KVSC Music Department

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05/20/2018 - 8:10 AM

Keep up with new Music with the KVSC Music Department

The Music Department is thriving! The awesome KVSC staff in the basement that bumps has always been the lifeblood of Your Sound Alternative, they are continually listening to new albums and artists to get the best music into our studios.

The Charts represent the top 30 most played albums at KVSC and are updated each week--keep up with best new music courtesy of the DJs at your local community-supported radio station. You can also check out past albums of the year at KVSC or review a eight-year history of songs played on our Playlist Archive.

 

Under the Needle: The KEXP Sessions On Your Sound Alternative

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04/15/2018 - 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.

June 12-U.S. Girls

June 19-Wolf Parade

June 26-Big Thief

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 KVSC.org 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 spinitron.com

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 http://www.kvsc.org/listen_live.php 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

KVSC.org 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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