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HD Radio – Made In Detroit – RIFF2 is a “made in Detroit” mix of alternative, indie rock, electronic, punk, metal and the best from today’s Detroit music scene. By embracing local and unsigned bands RIFF2 breaks the rules of traditional radio and offers a true alternative music choice on HD Radio.

RIFF2 is a new execution of the WRIF tradition that the next generation of Detroit music lovers can grow up with and will look to for their music.


Inside the Circle Pit [click here for more]
Sunday 10:00 p.m. – Midnight

Erik Aratari

Host of INSIDE THE CIRCLE PIT, two hours of commercial free METAL \m/
Tune in Sunday’s at 10p on Riff2 Detroit 101.1HD2 Riff2 or
Send Music to: Inside The Circle Pit c/o Erik Aratari One Radio Plaza Detroit, MI 48220

Undercover Sound System [click here for more]
Monday 10:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Jade Springart

Born and raised in Detroit Rock City! DJ on WRIF and Riff2!
Host of Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Monday nights from 10p ’til 11p on Riff2! 101.1 HD2

The Undercover Sound System is Riff2’s new music show! It first aired on April 1st, 2011. You can listen in every Monday night from 10pm-midnight, commercial free with your host Jade Springart! If you like hearing new music before everybody else, then be sure to listen in! The show features music from every genre!

If you recently released music or will be in the coming weeks,
then send your mp3’s to:!

Local Lowdown
Tuesday 10:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. [click here for more]

Lynn Koon

Host of Local Lowdown with Lynn Koon, every Tuesday at 10pm on Riff2 Detroit.
Send music to

NerdRadio [click here for more]
Wednesday 10:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

NerdRadio on Riff2 happens every Wednesday night at 10p with your hosts Chuck Bean and Jefferson Moore. Tune in as they reveal the geeky side of Riff2 discussing comic books, superheroes, sci-fi, video games and more! If you’ve been made fun of for it, they’re probably going to talk about it!

The Weekly Reveal [click here for more]

Check out The Reveal every Thursday night at 10pm with Jade Springart and Anne Carlini on Riff2! They’ll cover everything from music news, pop culture, celebrity gossip, sports and more! If you miss the show don’t worry! You can listen to the podcast here!

The Forge with Ronnie James
Saturday 10:00 p.m. – Midnight

The Forge with Ronnie James happens every Saturday night at 10pm for 2 hours of classic metal!


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