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Music Like Mom Used to Make. Well, Not Your Mom, But Somebody's Mom.

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Options Hearty White
Options on Miracle Nutrition with Hearty White
Give the Drummer Radio stream (Schedule)
"Joe Hicks - Don't It Make You Feel Funky"
Rock & Soul Ichiban stream
"Calvin Spears - Doing the Rock 'n' Roll"
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"Steve Roden - Soundwalk, Part 5"
Radio Boredcast stream
"Phill Niblock - Unmentionable Piece for Trombone and Sousaphone (Radio Boredcast Day 2)"

News from the Freeform Front

Kurt Gottschalk presents a special episode of Miniature Minotaurs on Friday, Sept 19th (3-6pm) at Monty Hall, and you're invited! Pianist Dante Boon will play compositions by Tom Johnson, Taylam Susam, Jürg Frey and himself and the ensemble Varispeed will perform an original arrangement of "The Bank" from Robert Ashley's serial opera "Perfect Lives." Tickets $5 at the door (43 Montgomery St, Jersey City). Dante Boon's appearance is made possible in part by the support of the Performing Arts Fund NL.
Multi-instrumentalist, throat-singer extraordinaire Arrington de Dionyso visits Airborne Event with Dan Bodah on Monday, Sept 22nd (9pm-mid). Arrington will perform a set with none other than lightning drummer Greg Saunier of Deerhoof. Don't miss it!
A lovely specimen of WFMU T-shirt has made its way into one of those internet videos making fun of record geeks: watch it here. (Seven Second Delay volunteer Gaby stars in the vid).

In case you missed it...
- Faye hosted a live set by pop heroes Jad Fair and Danielson: listen
- Michael Shelley interviewed songwriter/performer P.F. Sloan: listen
- And check out Tashi Dorji and Sir Richard Bishop recorded live at Monty Hall for Brian Turner's show: listen
Honk NYC! and Rob Weisberg of Transpacific Sound Paradise present a night of brass band insanity at Monty Hall on Oct 16th! Performers include PaKaVa It, Radio Kaizman, Chaotic Noise Marching Corps, and Environmental Encroachment. Tickets available here ($10). Monty Hall is located at 43 Montgomery St, Jersey City.
The Jersey City International Television and Film Festival takes over Monty Hall for a night of screenings on Saturday, Oct 18th. More details coming soon, but the fest is still accepting submissions, and you can visit this page for info.
The Velvet Underground's Nico is brought back to life by Tammy Faye Starlite, who will perform live at Monty Hall on Friday, Oct 17th! A recent New York Times review of Tammy's performance calls it "howlingly funny." WFMU's own Chris T. will interview "Nico" and plenty of songs shall be sung during this outrageous theatrical event. Tickets $10.
WFMU and the Free Music Archive are pleased to announce the return of Radio Free Culture, a weekly podcast exploring issues at the intersection of digital culture and the arts. Check out the season's first episode, featuring an interview with Elliot Harmon of Creative Commons. Subscribe to the podcast here via iTunes.
Got a beater parked in your driveway? WFMU seeks donations of used vehicles from any state in the U.S. and in any state of disrepair. It's a great way to help your favorite freeform radio station earn a few bucks, while you get a tax write-off (and extra driveway space). Call 1-855-WFMU-CAR (855-936-8227) to arrange for vehicle pick-up (it's free).

Playing Today

The WFMU time is now 7:46pm EDT on Thursday. (Full Schedule.)

Thursday
6am to 9am
(Web-only)
Options Underwater Theme Park with Meghan
9am to Noon Options Surface Noise with Joe McGasko
Noon to 3pm Options Diane's Kamikaze Fun Machine
Special: Kid Congo Powers (More info)
3pm to 6pm Options Strength Through Failure with Fabio
6pm to 7pm Options The Dusty Show with Clay Pigeon
7pm to 8pm Options Miracle Nutrition with Hearty White
[See the playlist]
8pm to 9pm Options Sinner's Crossroads with Kevin Nutt
9pm to Midnight Options Music To Spazz By with Dave the Spazz
Friday
Midnight to 3am Options Nick Name
3am to 6am This week only: Options Samantha
Special: Samantha fills in for Stan