Past Special Programs on WFMU
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The Briefs
Friday, December 14th, 2001, 3pm - 6pm
on
The Cherry Blossom Clinic with Terre T
God save the Briefs!! This Seattle foursome has a great olde skool '77 punk sound. They just toured the Damned and they kinda remind us of the Dickies, the Weirdos, Vom & the Ramones! Plus u gotta love any band that can write a song called "Silver Bullet" (with its command to "Kill Bob Seger right now")!


Black Sonny
Thursday, December 13th, 2001, 11pm - 2am
on
Pat Duncan's show
Says the band: "Our friends have said we sound like Wings. We sound like New Order. We sound like Soundgarden. These were compliments and probably not as scary as it sounds. Our friends, however, are terrifying"


The Hives
Thursday, December 13th, 2001, Noon - 3pm
on
Three Chord Monte with Joe Belock
The latest and greatest international sensation from Sweden, the buzz around the Hives is building! Hear the proof for yourself with a live performance from the kick-ass quintent. How Swede it is!


Four Tet
Wednesday, December 12th, 2001, 11pm - 2am
on
The Pounding System with Clay
Keiran Hebden, one third of the British outfit "Fridge" and man behind solo project "Four tet", stops by for a quick chat and a live mix. Tune in if you can.


Climax Golden Twins
Wednesday, December 12th, 2001, 8pm - 11pm
on
Strength Through Failure with Fabio
Join Fabio as he hosts sound collagists Climax Golden Twins. This show was recorded in May 2001, but for extremely lame reasons, never aired. The Climax Golden twins made a rare east coast appearance to perform in honor of the late John Fahey in NYC. We dragged them through the old PATH tubes under the now extinct World Trade Center to get them out to Jersey City. They performed in the WFMU studios as well as chatted a bit about their fave music, projects and aired some very rare recordings of collected material from around the world. This will begin airing between 8:30 and 9pm approximately.


Bill Horist
Wednesday, December 12th, 2001, 2am - 6am
on
Airborne Event with Dan Bodah
Experimental guitarist Bill Horist, fresh on the heels of a great split 10" release with KK Null, was set to record live at WFMU until the aftermath of 9/11 threw a wrench in the works. But tune in to hear an exlcusive broadcast of a live set from his recent US tour, recorded at Cleveland's Speak In Tongues. Also, the Subway Music series continues with a recording of percussionist Dimali at the Union Square L station.


Steve Wynn
Monday, December 10th, 2001, 8pm - 11pm
on
Trash, Twang and Thunder with Meredith Ochs
Steve and his Miracle 3 will play some unplugged songs to plug his two-set extravaganza at the Knitting Factory: one regular set, then a set of the Dream Syndicate's classic The Days of Wine and Roses performed in its entirety. 9pm


Ben Hume
Monday, December 10th, 2001, 3pm - 6pm
on Irene Trudel's show

Ancient world instrument craftsman Ben Hume presents a program of Trance Healing music. Ben Hume is considered a master instrument maker in over 20 countries, and a leading authority on the evolution of traditional musical instruments before the year 1200. Hume also teaches. Find out more on his website www.thepurposeofmusic.com.


The Oranges Band
Monday, December 10th, 2001, Midnight - 3am
on Mosurock with Doug M.

This Baltimore quartet (featuring members of Spoon, the Thumbs, and Roads to Space Travel) brings their wiry, jagged, hook-infected power pop to WFMU. You may have heard their music on my show (and others) in the past; tonight they'll be playing stuff off their two EPs as well as from their forthcoming album. They're playing live in Brooklyn @ Northsix on Thursday, December 6th and in the city @ Brownies on Friday, December 7th with Enon and Love as Laughter. Check them out on the Web at www.theorangesband.com.


Guest Richard Gehr featuring music from Afghanistan
Sunday, December 9th, 2001, 8pm - 10pm
on
Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg
Esteemed music and arts journalist Richard Gehr recently wrote about Afghanistan's pop and traditional music for the Village Voice. He'll bring down a sackful of Afghan cassettes, so we can hear exactly what he was talking about.


Author John Sellers
Friday, December 7th, 2001, 11pm - 2am
on
Black Ops's show
John Sellers the author of the new book Arcade Fever, an illustrated tribute to classic video arcade games like Space Invaders, Ms. Pac-Man, Galaga and Donkey Kong will be on to talk about the old gaming world and to discuss some of the history, culture and sounds that surronded them.


Asteroid #4
Friday, December 7th, 2001, 8pm - 11pm
on
Scott Williams's show
Two years ago, Psychedelphia's Asteroid #4 were deep into some lysergic oil-drippery, with songs about Kings & Queens and Edie Sedgwick. Now they're wearing hip-huggers & covering Sticky Fingers! What happened? you ask... tune in & find out!


The Stratford 4
Friday, December 7th, 2001, 3pm - 6pm
on The Cherry Blossom Clinic with Terre T

This cool coed band plays lovely pop melodies in a shoegazey, guitar-distortion psyche-haze. Think Elliott Smith type songs enmeshed in My Bloody Valentine & Spacemen 3 type band sounds! www.stratford4.com


The Natural History
Thursday, December 6th, 2001, 11pm - 2am
on
Pat Duncan's show
A guitar, bass, drums trio (no need for "power" to go in front of there) who play pop in a Kinks meets Wire sorta way. Hooks and rhythm. EP on Star Time International (French Kicks, The Walkmen) due out spring of '02.


The Mad Daddies
Thursday, December 6th, 2001, Noon - 3pm
on
Three Chord Monte with Joe Belock
New Jersey's legendary kings of sleaze-rock usher in The Age of Asparagus with a live performance.


Jeff Arnal and Gordon Beeferman
Wednesday, December 5th, 2001, 2am - 6am
on
Airborne Event with Dan Bodah
Tune in for about an hour of live improvisation from percussionist Jeff Arnal and pianist Gordon Beeferman, recorded exclusively for WFMU. Arnal visited before for an interview - check out the Airborn Event archives to listen. The duo appear live at the Knitting Factory on the night of December 5.


Alec D presents Central European Classics and DJ Deluxxx presents Southern Fried Hip Hop
Tuesday, December 4th, 2001, 11pm - 2am
on
Nickel and Dime Radio with $mall ¢hange
$˘ welcomes a coupla selecters to the nickel und dime radio programme... first off, DJ Deluxxx crunks yo'asses up with some under/overground southern fried hip hop, and than my man Alec D comes with a set of supa rare supa funky Polish and Hungarian rock and jazz from the late 60's/early 70's. Sick sounds this Tues, Dec. 4th, 11pm sharp baby!


WFMU's Artist of the Year
Tuesday, December 4th, 2001, 8pm - 11pm
on
The Best Show on WFMU with Tom Scharpling
You voted for it. You demanded it. And now tonight, the fruits of your labor come to fruition. It's time to reveal WFMU's Artist of the Year, as determined by YOU, the listening public. Tune in to hear a three-hour tribute to WFMU's Artist of the Year, including exclusive interviews, insights and music. You won't be disappointed!


Stern Yet True Beats: Brought to You By Oneida
Tuesday, December 4th, 2001, 3pm - 6pm
on
Brian Turner's show
The stately gentlemen of Brooklyn's Oneida know how to rock, as they've proved already time and time again. Today, though, they are bringing by some of their most blessed nuggets of their collective record collection to induce some heavy jams from 4-6pm.


Lava Baby
Monday, December 3rd, 2001, 8pm - 11pm
on
Trash, Twang and Thunder with Meredith Ochs
New York power pop grrrls stop by on route to their appearance at the International Pop Overthrow to play songs from their new CD, Big Muff. 9pm


Ken Smith
Monday, December 3rd, 2001, 6pm - 7pm
on
The Speakeasy with Dorian

The Independence Project returns with Rebecca Martin, Goats in Trees and Eric Metzgar
Monday, December 3rd, 2001, 3pm - 6pm
on
Irene Trudel's show
They will be performing at CB's Gallery on either December 6th or 7th and the night will be the premiere of the new artists, a record release party, and a portion of all proceeds going to "New York's Neediest."


Skinless
Sunday, December 2nd, 2001, 5pm - 7pm
on Diane's Kamikaze Fun Machine

From NY state, possibly the embodiment of Diane's Kamikaze Fun Machine webpage description: Music to slaughter livestock to... Skinless paint violent atmospheres of devastation, delivering an assault in ultimate brutality. They play gut-twisting deathgrind with colossal riffs, chaotic percussion and an unearthly vocal attack. Explosive, punishing and nihilistic! On around 5:15 pm.
Skinless is playing in the area: Friday, November 30th at Castle Heights in Queens, NY and Saturday, December 1st, at Hartley's in North Arlington, NJ. visit their website at www.4skinless.com.


Remembering Jimmie Logsdon
Saturday, December 1st, 2001, Noon - 3pm
on
Marc Grobman's show
Marc Grobman spins those old 45s and 78s as he fills in for Laura Cantrell on the Radio Thrift Shop. Listen in for country/rockabilly singer Jimmie Logsdon as well as jazz, blues, French-Canadian square dancing and other stuff too!


Erase Errata
Friday, November 30th, 2001, 3pm - 6pm
on
The Cherry Blossom Clinic with Terre T
From San Francisco. Erase Errata are angular and intense, calling to mind bands like Essential Logic, Fatal Microbes, or Desperate Bicycles. This kinetic, yet cohesive rock band will floor you with their early 8Ts -influenced DIY/no wave sound


Two Bands: Evan Johansen and Hurry-Up Offense
Thursday, November 29th, 2001, 11pm - 2am
on
Pat Duncan's show

Johansen is a well-known artist in theUK and Norway thanks to his work in bands such as Chocolate Overdose and Libido. Although still a singer and composer in the London-based Libido, Evan has made his first solo album, Quiet & Still.

Keeping the tradition of the 3-piece punk band alive, NYU grads Hurry-Up Offense bring a firefight of sound embodying the strength, community, and brass knuckles of New York. Their punk progressions mix machine gun drums and pitch-perfect backing vocals with pure aggression. The band has been hitting the NYC pavement, playing just about every place from CBGB’s to ABC No Rio - and now prepares to hit colleges and clubs up and down the east-coast. Debut album: We Pick Up Where You Left Off.


Two Bands: Burning Brides and True Love
Thursday, November 29th, 2001, Noon - 3pm
on
Three Chord Monte with Joe Belock

Burning Brides at noon
This hard-rocking Philadelphia band is as melodic as it is metallic, the perfect marriage between rock and more rock.

True Love at 1pm
A re-broadcast of the set performed at WFMU by the soon-to-be-seminal power-pop rockers from July 5 in honor of their participation in the International Pop Overthrow in New York. The festival, an annual celebration of great music held the last four summers in L.A., moves to New York City for the first time, Dec. 3 through 12 at various venues in the city. Check internationalpopoverthrow.com for the schedule and more info.


Kosheen
Tuesday, November 27th, 2001, 11pm - 2am
on
Nickel and Dime Radio with $mall ¢hange
Hey kiddies, this Tues, the 27th, from 11pm on or so, catch UK Drunk n' Bass group Kosheen in the studio. Compised of DJ/Producers Decoder and Substance with vocalist Sian, they had one of the biggest singles last year with 'Hide You' and are making their stateside debut. Catch 'em playin' records and doing a special acoustic set.


Author Michael Azerrad
Tuesday, November 27th, 2001, 8pm - 11pm
on
The Best Show on WFMU with Tom Scharpling
The Best Show on WFMU welcomes special guest Michael Azerrad, author of Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground 1981-91. Tune in to talk about "jamming econo," Henry Garfield, Albini, Mascis, Greg Norton's moustache and more - get your questions ready!


John Morton of the Electric Eels
Tuesday, November 27th, 2001, 3pm - 6pm
on
Brian Turner's show
Brian is today joined by special guest, the effervescent Mr. John Morton, who back in 1972 spattered a most pleasing gob in the eye of rock and roll by becoming a founding member of Cleveland's Electric Eels, one of the greatest art-punk outfits known to man. John will be stopping by to wax nostalgic, play some Ayler & Beefheart records and hype the new compilation of the Electric Eels' sounds The Eyeball of Hell released on the Scat label. Come get agitated!


The Best of The Price is Beans
Sunday, November 25th, 2001, 10pm - Midnight
on
Price is Beans
After many years as solo deejays, Frank "the Bean" Balesteri and Jim Price teamed up for a weekly, hour-long program in 1997-1998. Their finest moments will be aired along with the Bean's favorite music. (Fill-in for Dave Mandl's Quiet Show.)


The Quails
Friday, November 23rd, 2001, 3pm - 6pm
on
The Cherry Blossom Clinic with Terre T
The Quails play great agitpop dance damage from San Francisco! Ex- Circus Lupus, ex-Electrolettes. Calls to mind Red Monkey crossed with Au Pairs? The Crass with Go Go's? They play really nice pop tunes with a nice sharp edge.


Turkish Rock Special and more Subway Music
Wednesday, November 21st, 2001, 2am - 6am
on
Airborne Event with Dan Bodah
Guest DJs Illkai & Simla will visit Airborn Event with an array of Turkish CDs and MP3s. Even host Dan Bodah isn't sure what exactly will happen - tune in to hone your TSL (Turkish as a Second Language) skills and dig the contemporary music of the western edge of the east (or is that eastern edge of the west?) Also, the Subway Music series continues with a recording of the doo-wop stylings of the Eulis Mason Jr. Quintet, from the Times Square S station.


Badawi
Tuesday, November 20th, 2001, 11pm - 2am
on
Nickel and Dime Radio with $mall ¢hange
Hey kiddies, catch Badawi (Roir) on Nickel and Dime Radio with $mall ˘hia-pet. Badawi has worked in various projects like Sub Dub and Beduion Sound System and is an amazing producer. Catch him playin' rekkids and maybe some live PA schtuff.


Kokolo
Sunday, November 18th, 2001, 8pm - 10pm
on
Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg
Live set by the very multi-cultural Afrobeat/Afro-Cuban big band Kokolo.


Dufus
Sunday, November 18th, 2001, Midnight - 3am
on
40 Ozs. and a Turntable with the Cosmic Cowboy
Join the Cosmic Cowboy for the triumphant return of Dufus to WFMU. A six piece version of this ever-changing band will delight and astound you with their crazed folk rock. These New Yorkers are truly blazing their own trail. Don't miss it.


Two Bands: Welcome Home Travis and PF113
Thursday, November 15th, 2001, 11pm - 2am
on
Pat Duncan's show

Welcome Home Travis
From: Bergen County, NJ
Music Type: Melodic/Emo/Punk-Rock
Discography: "What Moms Need To Know About Sons" - Defiant Records, "We Make It Fit" - Double Kick Records
And visit www.soapdog.com/wht and www.mp3.com/welcomehometravis

PF113
From: Northvale NJ
Music Type: Progressive punk rock with emo/hardcore influences
Releases: 2000 self-titled EP, 4 song EP released in Dec. 2001
E-mail PF113 at: PF113_@hotmail.com and visit www.pf113.com and www.mp3.com/pf113


Sato & Jonny
Thursday, November 15th, 2001, 8pm - 11pm
on
Music To Spazz By with Dave the Spazz
Masayo & Jon & Doug drop by for some swingin', stompin' rockabilly, r & b, rock & roll action live in the studio.


Joan La Barbara
Thursday, November 15th, 2001, 3pm - 6pm
on
Kenny G's Hour of Pain
Avant Garde vocalizing. Or something.


Live music from the Shams
Thursday, November 15th, 2001, Noon - 3pm
on
Three Chord Monte with Joe Belock
Chili's not the only thing hot in Cincinnati as you will hear if you tune in to this live performance from this swamp-rocking, garage-fume fueled quartet.


Congo Roy Shanti
Tuesday, November 13th, 2001, 11pm - 2am
on
Nickel and Dime Radio with $mall ¢hange
$˘ welkommens Congo Roy Shanti, 1/2 of the lengendary group the Congos, whose debut Heart of the Congos was produced by Lee Perry and recently reissued on Blood and Fire. He'll talk about the group, new recordings, and helping Lee Perry build the Black Ark studio. With Ira and Kush from Jammyland.


Nostradamus scholar John Hogue
Tuesday, November 13th, 2001, 8pm - 11pm
on
The Best Show on WFMU with Tom Scharpling
The Best Show on WFMU is proud to welcome special guest John Hogue, Nostradamus scholar and author of Nostradamus: The Complete Prophesies. Tune in to hear John weigh in on the forseer's predicitions about 9/11, the third Anti-Christ and so much more. Get your questions ready!


Jaap Blonk
Tuesday, November 13th, 2001, 9am - Noon
on Stochastic Hit Parade / A440 with Bethany Ryker

Dutch sound poet/composer Jaap Blonk makes a stop at FMU while embarking on a solo US tour with his Dr. Voxoid project. If you've been within earshot of Blonk, you can testify to his astounding vocals - we like to call him a human volcano. The Dr. Voxoid project expands his dynamic vocal and improvisatory range by adding Powerbook and electronics into the mix. For a DIY preview, check out the Blonk Organ.


Frederick Crews
Monday, November 12th, 2001, 6pm - 7pm
on
The Speakeasy with Dorian
Professor Emeritus of English at University of California, Berkeley, takes aim at contempoary critics through his new book, Postmodern Pooh.


The Witnesses
Monday, November 12th, 2001, Midnight - 3am
on
Mosurock with Doug M.
Featuring ex-members of the Mooney Suzuki and the Rondelles, Brooklyn's the Witnesses exile themselves to Montgomery St. and let it bleed all over WFMU studios in this exclusive live performance. Also, guest DJ Fitz stops in to lay some heavy psych and soul platters on us as well.


Global Grooves and Neo-Exotica
Sunday, November 11th, 2001, 8pm - 10pm
on
Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg
Featuring a live sitar and-turntable-set by Dum Dum Project (rescheduled from September).


Mink Lungs
Friday, November 9th, 2001, 8pm - 11pm
on
Scott Williams's show
Brooklyn's favorite Arena Rock superstars Mink Lungs return to 'FMU! Remember that old cliche about pop & rock music blenders that spew out fine distillations of everything that's come before? Of course you do. Mink Lungs are that blender! Hear them all over again for the second time on Scott's show.


Desinence
Thursday, November 8th, 2001, 11pm - 2am
on Pat Duncan's show

Desinence is a band that emerges from Vernon, NJ. They have their own style of heavy music that has been progressing ever since they started playing together two years ago. In spring of this year, they underwent major reforms, acquiring their current singer, Brian. He added a new melodic edge to Desinence, yet still fueled their raw roots. Also in Desinence are Jerry (bass), Dan (lead guitar), Mike (rhythm guitar), and Rich (drums). Brian recently graduated from Rutgers University as a percussionist with a degree in Classical Performance. For more on Desinence, visit www.desinenceband.com. (Note: One of these band members shares DNA with one of our favorite members of the Misfits!)


The Broke Revue
Thursday, November 8th, 2001, Noon - 3pm
on
Three Chord Monte with Joe Belock
Dan Melchior returns to WFMU to lead the Broke Revue through its unique brand of super-charged, punkified country-blues and roots music.


Beth Sorrentino
Wednesday, November 7th, 2001, Noon - 3pm
on
Irwin Chusid
Beth Sorrentino was the honey-voiced singer, pianist & songwriter for the trio Suddenly, Tammy! Since the breakup of S,T!, she's been performing her original songs solo at downtown New York venues (such as the Living Room at the corner of Stanton and Allen where she performs the evening of the 7th).
      Following up her acclaimed appearance on WFMU this past May, Beth returns to Irwin's program to present a set of new songs, and a few old favorites. (At 2pm on the Gender Bias 2-3pm segment of Irwin's slot.)


Bruce McCall
Monday, November 5th, 2001, 6pm - 7pm
on
The Speakeasy with Dorian
The humorist and author will be live in the studio to talk about The Last Dream-O-Rama: The Cars Detroit Forgot to Build, 1950-1960.


Fridge
Monday, November 5th, 2001, Midnight - 3am
on
Mosurock with Doug M.
Since 1997, London's Fridge have been creating challenging, complex music as a trio that rivals only This Heat in terms of sheer scale, drama, and depth and successful execution of ideas, not to mention the virtual ignorance by nearly every player in the US indie racket. That's all about to change, though - the band's fourth album Happinesshas just been released on the Temporary Residence label, they're embarking on their first stateside tour, and they're gracing WFMU's presence with a live set and an in-depth on-air interview conducted by Doug and theblowup.com impresario Seth Hodes. For those keeping score, Fridge guitarist Kieran Hebden also records as Four Tet, who have released a number of excellent works for Domino and Output. Mosurock is proud to welcome Fridge to the studios of WFMU.


Spectacularicus Preview
Sunday, November 4th, 2001, 8pm - 10pm
on
Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg
Preview of Spectacularicus, Tribal Soundz' series of World Music benefit concerts for WTC at Touch, 306 E6 St Nov. 9-11. Guest TBA.


Live from the WFMU Record Fair with the Moldy Peaches! (Fill-in for the Radio Thrift Shop)
Saturday, November 3rd, 2001, Noon - 3pm
on
Busy Doing Nothing with Charlie

The Jet Boys
Thursday, November 1st, 2001, 8pm - 11pm
on
Music To Spazz By with Dave the Spazz
Japan's craziest punk rock band drops by to play a wild set!


The Waistcoats
Thursday, November 1st, 2001, Noon - 3pm
on
Three Chord Monte with Joe Belock
We'll get the lowdown on the current Dutch rock and roll scene in an interview with these nutty Nederlanders, making their New York debut.


Ellery Eskelin
Tuesday, October 30th, 2001, 9am - Noon
on Stochastic Hit Parade / A440 with Bethany Ryker

Tenor saxophonist/composer Ellery Eskelin is welcomed back to the studios to perform a live solo session and debut a newly unearthed recording of Rodd Keith, his father, who was best known for writing in the song poem or "send-us-your-lyrics genre." This piece is far outside his body of commercial work and may be one of the sole recordings of a Rodd Ketih original - but, its purpose and structure are entangled with mystery. Tune in to hear this work as he and Bethany explore another link between Rodd's legacy and WFMU. Check the 1996 LCD article for the full history.


Faun Fables
Monday, October 29th, 2001, 3pm - 6pm
on
Irene Trudel's show
WFMU's Brian Turner said it best in "Blast of Hot Air": "Dawn's gorgeous otherworldly folk is both steeped in tradition and complete experimentation and inventiveness- something fans of Brigitte Fontaine would definitely appreciate ...there's a dark element that reminds me of the pagan-y stuff in the film "The Wicker Man," not to mention the sinister cooing in Krzysztof Komeda's "Rosemary's Baby" soundtrack ...spacious yet claustrophobic elements."


Ira Cohen
Monday, October 29th, 2001, Noon - 3pm
on
The John Allen Show
Electronic multimedia shaman.


Unorthodox Fall Contract II
Monday, October 29th, 2001, Midnight - 3am
on
Mosurock with Doug M.
It's the right-ah! Season-ah! The air is UNCLEAN-UH! Join Doug on Mosurock-uh for his second annual-uh tribute to Mark E. Smith and The Fall. A great many hits, misses-uh, live material and rarities will be aired-uh, as well as speculation on the content of the band's upcoming NYC performances. For more info or to make a request, please email dougm@wfmu.org.


Ghanaian Xylophones Revisited
Sunday, October 28th, 2001, 8pm - 10pm
on
Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg
This past summer New Yorkers Valerie Naranjo and Barry Olsen visited FMU to perform with a great traditional xylophone player from Ghana, Bernard Woma. Now Naranjo and Olsen return with Ghanaian xylophone music's elder statesman, Kakraba Lobi, to perform more riveting live xylophone and percussion pieces. As an added treat Lobi promises to bring along a few other interesting and unusual Ghanaian traditional instruments.


Fool's Paradise Halloween Hoedown
Saturday, October 27th, 2001, 3pm - 5pm
on
Fool's Paradise with Rex
Forget the Monster Mash. Join Rex as he presents two hours of oddities and inanities from the Fool's Paradise Halloween Archives. Pixie Stix and Circus Peanuts will be served alongside pleanty of scratchy 45s. All here. All live.


The Radio Thrift Shop live from the Museum of Television and Radio
Saturday, October 27th, 2001, Noon - 3pm
on
The Radio Thrift Shop with Laura Cantrell
Proprietress Laura Cantrell broadcasts live from the Museum of Television and Radio's 7th Annual Radio Festival. Live guests will include Rebecca Hall, Bob McCreedy of the Volebeats, Tandy, the Howard Fishman Quartet and John Herald, with more to be announced. The Museum is located at 25 West 52nd Street in Manhattan. Call 212-621-6600 or go to www.mtr.org for more details.


2001: A Grease Odyssey - Greasy Kid Stuff Live at the Museum of Television and Radio
Saturday, October 27th, 2001, 10am - Noon
on
Greasy Kid Stuff with Belinda and Hova
Climb aboard the Greasy Kid Stuff rocket ship and start the countdown to fun, as Belinda and Hova bring the show to the Museum of Television and Radio for a spaced-out special. Their two-hour mission? To seek out new sounds, to find out what records sound like at warp speed, to boldly take you where no kid has gone before! Along the way, you are likely to encounter space fables, satellite singers, and some close encounters of the third grade - so be sure to set your phasers on fun!
        The show takes place in the museum's Mark Goodson Theater (25 W. 52nd St., New York, NY). The broadcast is part of the museum’s annual Radio Festival. Admission to the broadcast is free on a first-come, first-served basis. For general museum information, call (212) 621-6800 or visit www.mtr.org.


Daryll-Ann
Friday, October 26th, 2001, 8pm - 11pm
on
Scott Williams's show
The Netherlands' finest purveyors of pure pop, we've asked Daryll-Ann to change their name to "Barrel-Ann" so they'll fit in the canon - y'know:
Beatles, Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield, Badfinger, Big Star, Bowie.....
Let them remind you why pop can be so satisfying!
(Rescheduled from September 17th)


The Lowdown
Friday, October 26th, 2001, 3pm - 6pm
on
The Cherry Blossom Clinic with Terre T
The Lowdown are CRAZED SYNTH NOISE from San Francisco! Their record last year was one my Best Faves of 2000!


Norton Records 15th Anniversary Roast!
Thursday, October 25th, 2001, 8pm - 11pm
on
Music To Spazz By with Dave the Spazz
OO-EE-AAH-AAH! OO-EE-AAH-AAH! OO-OO-EEEEEEEE!!!! Join Dave the Spazz as he helps Billy Miller & Miriam Linna celebrate 15 sleazy, swanky, swingin' years of Brooklyn's own Norton Records. Expect rare and well-done anecdotes, surprises and slabs of vinyl from Hasil Adkins, Link Wray, Esquerita, Dolemite, Charlie Feathers, Joe E. Ross and other Norton World Renown Superstars!


Live music from the Rogers Sisters
Thursday, October 25th, 2001, Noon - 3pm
on
Three Chord Monte with Joe Belock
This New York trio mixes garage rock and no-wave, in family-style helpings.


more Bran Flakes!
Wednesday, October 24th, 2001, 3pm - 4pm
on
Incorrect Music with Irwin Chusid and Michelle Boulé
Otis and Sir Mildred stick around to program an hour of Incorrect Music, including a live performance of the twisted gen-gap anthem "Once You Understand," with music bed by Wes Paich.


the Bran Flakes
Wednesday, October 24th, 2001, Noon - 3pm
on
Irwin Chusid
Otis Fodder and Sir Mildred Pitt of Seattle's mischievous sample pirates the Bran Flakes visit to guest DJ and feature some of the duo's new and vintage recordings.


The Internationale
Wednesday, October 24th, 2001, 9am - Noon
on
Ken's show
Join Ken Freedman for a history and collection of the song "The Internationale." Joining Ken will be filmmaker Peter Miller, who made a documentary on the history of the song. The Internationale was a worldwide worker's anthem in the 1920's and 1930's. Hundreds of versions of the song have been recorded in dozens of languages. Ken and Peter will be playing many of them.


Flashpapr
Monday, October 22nd, 2001, 3pm - 6pm
on
Irene Trudel's show
The ensemble, featuring plucked and bowed strings with electronics combines folk-like songs with organic sound textures to create hauntingly hopeful music. Flashpapr's members have recorded with Low, Ida, His Name is Alive.


An Interview with Ladytron
Monday, October 22nd, 2001, 9am - Noon
on
Choking On Cufflinks with Michael Goodstein
Reuben & Mira of U.K. synthpop darlings Ladytron are in town for Electroclash 2001 to do D.J. sets at various locales with ridiculously priced drinks & host Michael Goodstein is subjecting them to pointless questions.


The Walkmen
Monday, October 22nd, 2001, Midnight - 3am
on Mosurock with Doug M.

Hailing from New York City, the Walkmen play a rickety, trebly, seductive style of rock, fueled by the teenage garage grind of early Stones and Van Morrison, the melancholy shimmy of Southern Gothic tributes like the Rock*a*Teens, and the endless stream of worthwhile musical ideas that sprung forth from the first days of U2 or the Pixies. They feature ex-members of Jonathan Fire*Eater and the Recoys and this is their first visit to WFMU's studios. Check out their debut four-song EP on the Star Time label.


The Music of Franco with guest Ken Braun
Sunday, October 21st, 2001, 8pm - 10pm
on
Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg
Congolese music expert Ken Braun of Sterns records takes us on a journey through the career of the Congo's greatest musical figure, guitarist / vocalist / bandleader / icon Franco.


The Glen Jones Radio Programme featuring X. Ray Burns live from the Museum of Television and Radio
Sunday, October 21st, 2001, Noon - 3pm
on
The Glen Jones Radio Programme
The Fatpack 2001 Tour continues as Jonesy and X.Ray broadcast LIVE from the Museum of Television and Radio, located at 25 West 52nd Street in Manhattan. Call 212-621-6600 or go to www.mtr.org for more details.


Aerial View live from the Museum of Television and Radio
Friday, October 19th, 2001, 6pm - 7pm
on
Aerial View with Chris T.
Chris T. brings his phone-in show Aerial View to the Museum of Television and Radio's 7th Annual Radio Festival. His special guest will be Richard Neer - former WNEW-FM DJ, current WFAN host - whose new book, FM, chronicles the rise and fall of freeform radio. The Museum is located at 25 West 52nd Street in Manhattan. Call 212-621-6600 or go to www.mtr.org for more details.


Mark Robinson
Friday, October 19th, 2001, 3pm - 6pm
on The Cherry Blossom Clinic with Terre T

We are psyched to have this indie rock legend, nay, godfather down to the Cherry Blossom Clinc! Mark Robinson has been making outstanding, innovative underground rock for a decade in bands like Unrest, Air Miami, Flin-Flon & Grenadine. This is required listening! (And don't miss him live Friday, Nov 2nd at Brownies, NYC & Sat, Nov 3rd at Maxwell's in NJ)


Dissident
Thursday, October 18th, 2001, 11pm - 2am
on Pat Duncan's show

A mix of punk, ska, funk and reggae. Working on self recorded CD. Totally DIY!!!


The Spittoons
Thursday, October 18th, 2001, 8pm - 11pm
on
Music To Spazz By with Dave the Spazz
Once postponed- now inevitable! You'll drool over the salivating sounds of The Spittoons as they play your favorite and not so favorite oldies live on Music To Spazz By with Dave the Spazz.



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