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Rock & Soul Ichiban stream
"Bo Dudley - Shotgun Rider"
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"Anselm Hollo - from THE EMPRESS HOTEL POEMS, ca. 1969, 1:30."
Radio Boredcast stream
"Wiliam Bukovy - Krtek a auticko (The mole and the car) (Radio Boredcast Day 24)"

News from the Freeform Front

Piano virtuoso and composer Marco Benevento makes a return visit to Irwin's show on Wednesday, Sept 3rd (3-6pm). Marco often uses circuit bent toys to alter the sounds produced by standard instruments, and amplifies his piano with guitar pickups and electronic devices. His sixth album, "Swift," has just been released by Royal Potato Family.
Check out the ever-growing Flickr collection of online photos that are all somehow designated as being WFMU related. And don't miss our Listener Gallery, full of good-looking folks sporting their WFMU duds in glamorous and compromising settings! Got a great pic of yourself in fashionable WFMU gear? Send it to us at pictures [at] wfmu [dot] org and we'll proudly post it to our gallery.
Join WFMU's Literary Guild for a reading and listener meet-up at KGB Bar (85 E. 4th St, Manhattan) on Friday, September 5th (7-9pm)! Hear poetry and prose from WFMU's esteemed writerly cabal, including Dan Bodah, Chris T., David Suisman, Clay Pigeon, Amanda Nazario, Chris M., Dave Mandl, Jesse Jarnow, and Bronwyn C. The show is free, but there's a 2-drink minimum. RSVP here.
Master guitarist Sir Richard Bishop plays live at Monty Hall on Sunday Sept. 7th! Bishop's improvisations and compositions effortlessly reflect the shadow worlds of India, the Middle East, North Africa, and American folk. Opening the show will be Bhutanese guitarist Tashi Dorji. Tickets are available here ($12), FB event here.
WFMU's Evan "Funk" Davies will be presenting a live broadcast and listener meet-up in PDX on Sept 10th, with special guest Tony Coulter. Join Evan and Tony at Beech Street Parlor (412 NE Beech St, Portland, OR), 6-9pm west coast time for great tunes, guest DJ sets, high-fives, swag giveaways, and more. RSVP here | FB event here.
People Like Us (aka Vicki Bennett) presents two performances of audio and moving image on Saturday, September 13th at Monty Hall! We'll be treated to a solo piece and then People Like Us will be joined by M.C. Schmidt (Matmos) and Jason Willett for a collaborative performance. Tickets available here for $12, show starts at 8pm. FB event here.

Playing Today

The WFMU time is now 4:03am EDT on Monday. (Full Schedule.)

Sunday
6am to 9am Options Burn It Down! with Nate K
9am to Noon Options Reggae Schoolroom with Jeff Sarge
Noon to 3pm Options The Glen Jones Radio Programme
3pm to 5pm Options Teenage Wasteland with Bill Kelly
5pm to 7pm Options Gaylord Fields
7pm to 9pm Options Daniel Blumin
9pm to Midnight Options World of Echo with Dave Mandl
Monday
Midnight to 3am Options Therese
3am to 6am Options Ning Nong Radio
[See the playlist]
6am to 9am
(Web-only)
Options (More Than A Few) Exciting Moments with Frank O'Toole