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WFMU stream (Schedule)
Options "Djamila" by Mamadou Kelly
Options on Steve Krinsky's show
Give the Drummer Radio stream (Schedule)
"Roland Kirk Quartet - Rip, Rig And Panic"
Rock & Soul Ichiban stream
"The Frank Gaye Five - Lucille"
UbuWeb Radio stream
"James Joyce - Page 148 Line 33"
Radio Boredcast stream
"Charlie Lewis - Busy Doing Nothing - Slow Nightmare - for Radio Boredcast (Radio Boredcast Day 15)"

News from the Freeform Front

Announcing a Simpsons-themed Listener Meet-Up, Feb 2nd! Join Give the Drummer Radio's Amanda Nazario for a listener meet-up and Simpsons-watching party at Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg on Monday, Sept 14th (doors 8pm, screening 10pm). Commentary/heckling is welcome, perhaps even required. RSVP here.
The WFMU Literary Guild is hosting a meet-up and reading on 9/18 in NYC. Join WFMU's Literary Guild for a reading and listener meet-up at the Red Room above KGB Bar (85 E. 4th St, Manhattan) on Friday, Sept 18th (6pm)! Hear poetry and prose from WFMU's esteemed writerly cabal, including Gaylord Fields, Cheyenne Hohman, Nate K., Dave Mandl, Scott McDowell, Chris M., DJ Stashu, and Chris T. The show is free, but there's a 2-drink minimum. RSVP here.
Did you miss it? Check out these amazing recent specials... In case you missed it...
- Faye hosted a live set by power-pop band All Dogs: listen
- Marty McSorley presided as Fox Millions Duo pummeled to infinity: listen
- Fort Worth, TX, band Complete hoogie boogied all over Brian Turner's show: listen
- Chicago veterans Eleventh Dream Day visited Joe Belock's Three Chord Monte: listen
- Worship the mirror ball to Evan "Funk" Davies' annual Disco Dance Party: listen
Todd-o-phonic Todd welcomes Ric Flair AND Irma Thomas on 9/12 Where else but WFMU could you hear World Champion Pro Wrestler Ric Flair and the Soul Queen of New Orleans Irma Thomas in one incredible show? Tune in Saturday Sept 12th (3-6pm), as Todd-o-phonic Todd interviews both superstars in one action-packed radio extravaganza.
WFMU Vimeo page: tons of Monty Hall performances Many WFMU radio sessions and past Monty Hall shows can be experienced through WFMU's Vimeo portal. Just added:
- The Ribeye Brothers at Monty Hall, July 17th
- Brian Dewan at Monty Hall, Aug 8th
- Pat Byrne's Prove It All Night variety show from Aug 29th
Tons of great WFMU live sets are available for download on the FMA Did you know that HUNDREDS of amazing songs by great bands who performed live at WFMU are available to download on the Free Music Archive? If that wasn't enough, team FMA recently organized all of WFMU's incredible live sets into collections by DJ so you can easily find your way to great live music performed on your favorite shows. Huzzah!
Lots of great events are coming up at Monty Hall... Coming up at Monty Hall:
Sun Sept 13 - The Pandoras / Palmyra Delran | tickets
Thurs Sept 17 - Thurston Moore Band / Clay Rendering | tickets
Fri Sept 18 - Screening of the documentary Salad Days: 1980-1990, A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC - tickets
Sat Sept 19 - The Feelies | SOLD OUT
Thurs Sept 24 - Blake Schwarzenbach / Jared Hart | tickets
Fri Sept 25 - Downtown Soulville Soul Sock Hop and live broadcast with Mr. Fine Wine | tickets $5 at the door
Sat Oct 3 - Reggae Night with Jerry Harris, Teddy Brown, Trevor Flowers, and Ska Johnson | tickets
Thurs Oct 15 - Honk! NYC in NJ International Brass Band Mayhem | tickets
Sat Oct 17 - Wreckless Eric | tickets
Thurs Oct 22 - Kylesa / Inter Arma / Indian Handcrafts / Irata | tickets
Fri Oct 23 - The Ex with Ken Vandermark / $75 Dollar Bill | tickets
Sat Oct 24 - People Like Us presents Citation City (U.S. Premiere) | tickets
Thurs Nov 5 - Todd Barry | tickets
Sat Nov 21 - The Flamin' Groovies | tickets
Join WFMU's Friendship Society Save your favorite songs, albums, radio show episodes, and post comments like the wind by joining WFMU's Friendship Society! Once you sign up for an account, our world will be your oyster. As a bonus, you can finally trash that dog-eared notebook full of band names like "Creepoid" and "Rancid Hell Spawn."
We want photos of you proudly wearing your WFMU swag! Let your freak flag fly! Join the scores of intelligent and good-looking WFMUers featured in our Listener Gallery on Flickr! Just send us a pic of yourself sporting your WFMU duds to pictures [at] wfmu [dot] org.

Playing Today

The WFMU time is now 8:17am EDT on Saturday. (Full Schedule.)

6am to 9am This week only: Options Steve Krinsky
Special: Steve Krinsky fills in for Jeffrey Davison
[See the playlist]
9am to 11am Options Bob Brainen
11am to 1pm Options Michael Shelley
Special: Mable John (More info)
1pm to 3pm Options Fool's Paradise with Rex
3pm to 6pm Options Todd-o-phonic Todd
Special: Dirty Fences (More info)
6pm to 9pm Options Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg
9pm to Midnight Options Prove It All Night! with Pat Byrne
Midnight to 3am Options 100% Whatever with Mary Wing
3am to 6am Options Blurred and Obscured with Jonathan Herweg