RPTF/ARSC Sound Collections Database

Turmoil Radio Collection

The Turmoil Radio Collection documents the world's longest running punk rock and hardcore music radio program. Founded by Steven Kreitzer, it aired on Stony Brook University's campus radio station, WUSB (90.1 FM) on Wednesday evenings (8 to 10 p.m.) from December 1980 through 2004. The collection is comprised of approximately 100 cubic feet of items that document the Turmoil radio program; contents include correspondence, business files, sound recordings, magazines, fanzines, posters, broadsides, ephemera, textiles, and artifacts.
Krietzer, Steven
circa 1980/circa 2004
Stony Brook University Libraries
Repository/Collector Type:
College or university
Stony Brook
New York
United States
Collection ID:
SC 440
114 linear ft.
Content types:
Spoken word, Text, Perfomed music, and Still image
Photographic print, Text document, Pressed 78rpm disc, Pressed 45rpm disc, Analog audiocassette, and VHS (including SVHS and VHS-C)
Carrier types:
Sheet, Audio disc, Audiocassette, and Videocassette
Radio interviews, Punk rock music, and Hardcore (Music)
Access statement:
The collection is open for research.
Usage statement:
Stony Brook University Libraries consent to access does not address copyright issues that may affect publication rights. It is the sole responsibility of the user of Special Collections and University Archives materials to investigate the copyright status of any given work and to seek and obtain permission where needed prior to publication. 
Inventory description:
Digital text document
Historical relevance:
Archive of the world's longest running punk rock and hardcore music radio program. 
Condition note:
Playable with proper equipment
Website URL:
View on library.stonybrook.edu
Online finding aid:
View on library.stonybrook.edu