Upcoming Special Programs on WFMU
Last updated: February 2nd at 10:10 PM

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Kate Sweeney is back to guest host!
Sunday, February 5th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Lifelong WFMU listener Kate Sweeney (who was just here last week hosting Radio Row) is back again! Tune in for post-punk, punk, and who knows what else! 


Our AI-generated future
Monday, February 6th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

AI engines like ChatGPT, DALL-E, and Midjourney promise to generate text, images, and music at the click of the button. Mark Hurst has some sample output to share - along with his opinions.


Death, Murder & The Veldt
Monday, February 6th, 9pm - 11pm
on Dimestore Radio Theater with Austin Rich
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
It's never a good thing for Dan Holiday when a, "Dead Man Walks," on Box 13. And things get pretty exciting on Bold Venture, when "Shannon Is Framed for Murder," and Bogart & Bacall have to save his hide. "Roxor's Plan," is certainly going to cause no end of trouble for Chandu The Magician, while the children who are playing on, "The Veldt," bring new kinds of horrors to the listeners of, "Dimension X." Join us for adventure, romance, and excitement, on Dimestore Radio Theater!


Bruce Adams, co-founder of kranky records
Monday, February 6th, 9pm - Midnight
on Daniel Blumin's show

Bruce Adams, co-founder of kranky records, will be dropping in to discuss his new book You're With Stupid (kranky, Chicago, and the Reinvention of Indie Music). Tune in to hear about the founding of the label, the incredible artists kranky brought to the fore (Labradford, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Stars of the Lid, and many others!) and the role Chicago played in the development of the sound of the 90s and beyond!


How The Mid-Valley Was Mutated w/ Special Guest Lecturer, Xeres of Xeron!
Tuesday, February 7th, 9pm - 11pm
on Mid-Valley Mutations with Austin Rich
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
We explore the many musical influences on the mid-valley, traveling all over the world to explore music from Bulgaria to Bali, from Iran to Vietnam. It’s a wide range of tunes from every corner of the planet, as we follow the story of Erika the Purple’s journey to the Mid-Valley, and the many other settlers that joined her. With our very special guest, Xeres of Xeron!


End of Winter CLASH Day rarities 
Wednesday, February 8th, 6pm - 8pm
on The Cherry Blossom Clinic with Terre T
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
While Terre’s away LesleyK guest DJ’s and brings u some end of Winter jams plus a late Clash Day tribute with some rare Strummer tracks!


3rd Annual Valentine's Day/Venereal Disease Show.
Friday, February 10th, 4pm - 5pm
on Hooligan with Terre the DJ
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Tune in 4-5pm ET on the RnS stream for the annual "HOOLIGAN VD-VD show" or Love...Disgusto-style hosted by Terre the DJ. WARNING this show’ll have a high filth + obscenity content- so DON’T listen if yer easily triggered!


Tape Hiss
Friday, February 10th, 9pm - Midnight
on Burn It Down! with Nate K.

Nate K. is absolutely thrilled to welcome to the show the extraordinary assemblage of talent that is Tape Hiss. Made up of Ernie Brooks, Steve Shelley, Pete Galub, David Nagler, and Peter Zummo, Tape Hiss runs through a collection of songs from some of the many highlights of the the members’ jaw-dropping résumés, including the Modern Lovers, Arthur Russell, and Sonic Youth (but probably not the Crucif**ks). The band will be LIVE in the studio, Friday, February 10.


Marshall Crenshaw
Saturday, February 11th, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael welcomes Marshall Crenshaw back to the show to discuss the February 17th release of the 40th Anniversary Expanded Edition of his debut lp. It includes his breakthrough hit, “Someday, Someway” and many other classics, plus seven bonus tracks. Tune in for the low down on the album's creation and legacy.


Vicki Peterson
Saturday, February 11th, 3pm - 6pm
on Todd-o-phonic Todd's show

Vicki Peterson (Bangles, Continental Drifters, Psycho Sisters etc.) sits in with Todd-O-Phonic Todd to play some of her favorite records and discuss her colorful career. Get the inside scoop on The Paisley Underground and more!


It’s Mistress of a Thousand Moods with Jessie.
Saturday, February 11th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Join Jessie for an hour of music that will have you saying “I Love That Song Too.”


DJ Gummie guest hosts!
Sunday, February 12th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

DJ Gummie presents: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter — a Valentine varietal. (Apologies to Carson McCullers)


It’s Risqué Rama Lama.
Sunday, February 12th, 10pm - 11pm
on Rama Lama Ding Dong with medson
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
The episode that will put the VD in Valentines Day. Join medson for sixty minutes of raunchy risqué rhythms that are sure to make you blush. So grab that special someone and turn it up.


Thugs & Spies On The Loose!
Monday, February 13th, 9pm - 11pm
on Dimestore Radio Theater with Austin Rich
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
Box 13 puts Dan Holiday in true danger today when there's a, "Killer At Large." Meanwhile, spies are on the menu for Bold Venture this week, as Bogart & Bacall are a part of, "Atomic Espionage in San Tomas." It's time for Chandu the Magician to get to the bottom of, "Fraud's Identity," while Dimension X wrestles with, "The Vital Factor," for our final tale of the night. Join us for adventure, romance, and excitement, on Dimestore Radio Theater!


It's Our Valentine's Day Special, Julie Brown! w/ Special cohost, Heather Zajkowski!
Tuesday, February 14th, 9pm - 11pm
on Mid-Valley Mutations with Austin Rich
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
Join us for live calls and a celebration of the music of Julie Brown, as we make an effort to mark the passing of Valentine's Day without getting too depressed. Heather Zajkowski joins us as we take calls from listeners, give advice in areas of dating, hear stories about dates gone wrong... all in the name of good fun. Sure, you're home listening to the radio on Valentine's Day. Commiserate with us, as we do our best to celebrate: Romance? Love? Cheap Sex? All of the above?


Take Your VD And CRAM It!
Wednesday, February 15th, 6pm - 8pm
on The Cherry Blossom Clinic with Terre T
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
While Terre’s away Courtney Noir of KZUM.org guest DJ's  and presents “Take Your VD And CRAM It!” -  a post -Valentine’s Day, Post-Punk, Cold Wave hate rock show of songs about how if you’re gonna be miserable,  you may as well be alone…Leave another person out of it. 


LesleyK’s HOOLIGAN Ska Punky Reggae PARTY
Friday, February 17th, 4pm - 5pm
on Hooligan with Terre the DJ
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
While Terre’s away, LesleyK guest DJs HOOLIGAN spinning boss skinhead ska + rocksteady for a punky reggae party! 


Ron Sexsmith
Saturday, February 18th, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael welcomes Singer/songwriter Ron Sexsmith back to the show (after a 26 year break) for conversation and an acoustic performance live from Studio A.


Drop In presents  Spastisk Ekstase with Courtney Noir 
Saturday, February 18th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Courtney Noir presents ”Spastisk Ekstase” - Courtney Noir of KZUM.org will guide you through the best Scandinavian Post-Punk & Cold Wave she can cram into an hour.  You will loudly be saying “Herregud!” many times during the show!


Dana K guest hosts!
Sunday, February 19th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Continuing on from her previous Scottish DIY show on Radio Row, Dana K (WPRB Princeton) explores more independent music from Scotland, this time from the latter half of the 80s through the early 90s.


Cars, Guns, Magician's & Detectives! 
Monday, February 20th, 9pm - 11pm
on Dimestore Radio Theater with Austin Rich
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
Dan Holiday becomes a bit of a gearhead with, "Speed to Burn," as he goes into deep cover on Box 13. Meanwhile, a charming couple from Muncie give into Bold Venture, and offer Bogart & Bacall a difficult time in, "That Gun Will Kill." Things go terribly when we discover that, "Abdullah [was] Stabbed," on Chandu the Magician, while we hear a Sci-Fi / Detective mash-up in an "Untitled Story," on Dimension X! Join us for adventure, romance, and excitement, on Dimestore Radio Theater!


ASH(ETON) Wednesday 
Wednesday, February 22nd, 6pm - 8pm
on The Cherry Blossom Clinic with Terre T
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
On this high holy day of RnR, Terre T brings you the music of brothers Ron and Scott Asheton. Expect to hear classic scorchers and total rarities from Sonic Rendezvous Band, New Race, Destroy All Monsters and of course THE STOOGES 


Greg Technology guest hosts!
Sunday, February 26th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Tacky left-field French pop and indiscriminately heavy riffs.


International Intrigue, Robot Companions and A Secret Book In Braille!
Monday, February 27th, 9pm - 11pm
on Dimestore Radio Theater with Austin Rich
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
It's the blind leading the author, as Dan Holiday finds himself lost inside a, "House of Darkness." Meanwhile, Bogart & Bacall have to deal with some, "Fake American Passports," on Bold Venture. It's not looking good when there is an, "Inquest Planned," for Chandu the Magician, while Dimension X has plenty of uneasy marriages at the heart of, "Marionettes, Inc." Join us for adventure, romance, and excitement, on Dimestore Radio Theater!


ZOCO guest hosts!
Sunday, March 5th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Meander with ZOCO for a moment through life with a momentary visit to the end.


A WFMU Marathon Special, Part 1
Monday, March 6th, 9pm - 11pm
on Dimestore Radio Theater with Austin Rich
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
On Box 13, Dan Holiday has to deal with twice as much as he usually has on his plate, in "Double Trouble." Meanwhile, Bogart & Bacall are in hot water this week on Bold Venture, as we discover that, "Sailor [was] Framed For Murder." Plus, Dimension X offers up a heaping helping of Cold War paranoia, with an outer space tale that involves, "First Contact." And: it's the beginning of our Marathon, where you can help support all that we do. Join us for adventure, romance, and excitement, on Dimestore Radio Theater!



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