It’s another new-show Tuesday on The AIR as we deliver new episodes of Radio Free Charleston and The Swing Shift to our loyal listeners. You can see what all cool kids are doing. Just tune in at the website, or on this embedded radio player…

It all kicks off at 10 AM (with a replay at 10 PM– all times EDT) with a brand-new edition of Radio Free Charleston. Now in its thirtieth year, RFC continues to bring you more local music than any other source.

This week we begin with a track from the brand-new album by Beggars Clan. Their self-titled debut album is available from all digital platforms.  We also have new music from Beneath and William Matheny, and we continue our deep dive into the RFC Archives with music from The Scrap Iron Pickers, Feast of Stephen and Rasta Rafiki.

Check out the playlist here:


Beggars Clan “Beautiful World”
Poor Man’s Gravy “For The Hell Of It”
William Matheny “Moon Over Kenova (live)”
Mark Beckner “Sweet Addiction”
Beneath “The Shining Truth”
The Science Fair Explosion “The Plan”
The Company Stores “Optimistic”
The Scrap Iron Pickers “Junkyard Jesus”
Feast of Stephen “Mystery Hole”
Rasta Rafiki “Never Go Away Again”

Following the 10 AM debut of this episode, you can stick around and listen to three previously-aired shows, for a four-hour local music fix.

Radio Free Charleston can be heard Tuesday at 10 AM and 10 PM, with replays Thursday at 2 PM, Friday at 8 PM, Saturday at 11 AM and Midnight and Sunday at 1 PM, exclusively on The AIR.

At 2 PM on Psychedelic Shack Nigel Pye presents an encore epkisode, but will return with a new show next week. He said something about needing his shaktra realigned.

Psychedelic Shack can be heard Tuesday’s at 2 PM, with replays Wednesday at 11 AM, Thursday at 5 PM and Saturday at 7 AM and the next Tuesday at 9 AM.

At 3 PM your PopCulteer returns to host yet another new hour of The Swing Shift as we continue to bring you the best Swing Music of the last century. This week we open up with The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra and a another new tune from the new album by Jack’s Cats (which you can download HERE). In a voice-conserving move for yours truly, the last half of the show presents two legendary extended Swing compositions. Hit up the playlist…

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The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra “Tee Pee Time”
Jack’s Cats “The Cricket”
Echoes of Swing “The Fiji Hula Bula”
Megan and her Goody Goodies “Buddy Bolden’s Blues”
Lester Young “King Porter’s Stomp”
Squirrel Nut Zippers “Use What Mama Gave You”
Benny Goodman Orchestra “Sing, Sing, Sing”
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra “Rhapsody In Blue”

You can hear The Swing Shift Tuesday at 3 PM, with replays Wednesday at 7 AM, Thursday at 7 PM and Saturday at 9 AM, only on The AIR. You can also hear all-night marathons, seven hours each, starting at Midnight Thursday and Sunday evenings.

Remember, you can tune in to The AIR at all hours of the day and night for a variety and quality of programming that you will not find anywhere else. Check PopCult regularly for details on our new episodes.