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Ten reasons to smash your smartphone
Monday, September 20th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

On the next Techtonic, Mark Hurst lists 10 reasons to smash your smartphone - metaphorically, of course - based on recent tech news about what smartphones and their apps are doing to us.


Special Co-Host: Don Ciccone
Sunday, September 19th, 2pm - 4pm
on Atlantic Tunnel with Ed & Gaz
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Ah, Autumn in Paris! Atlantic Tunnel takes you across the Channel to France for this week’s show. Ed and special co-host, Don Ciccone (Rue 66), travel back to the Golden Years of the Yé-yé Pop Scene, and also discover the music genius of Michel Polnareff, Serge Gainsbourg and Brigitte Fontaine and after buying souvenirs, even have time to give you a peak preview from the new Jarvis Cocker album, 'Chansons d’Ennui Tip-Top'! Listen and join them in the Chatbox.


Gerard Casale and Neko Case
Saturday, September 18th, 3pm - 6pm
on Todd-o-phonic Todd's show

Gerard Casale is Devo's bassist and singer as well as one of the band's two original members. Gerald converses with Todd-O-Phonic Todd about Devo's September 21st show at Radio City Music Hall, his new solo single and video, "I"m Gonna Pay U Back", and other noteworthy Ohioans.
Neko Case chats with Todd-O-Phonic Todd about touring in the time of Covid, the attacks perpetrated on women's rights by the state of Texas and The Supreme Court and her illustrious music career as the station helps to fulfill its non-existent Canadian content quota.


Special Guest: Douglas Ewart
Saturday, September 18th, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Douglas Ewart is an internationally beloved multi-instrumentalist, composer, instrument builder, and sculptor. He has performed and recorded with Muhal Richard Abrams, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Anthony Braxton, Alvin Curran, Anthony Davis, Amina Claudine Myers, Wadada Leo Smith, Cecil Taylor, Richard Teitelbaum, Henry Threadgill and countless others. He served as president of Chicago's exalted AACM from 1979 to 1986.


Janice Mitchell, author of "My Ticket to Ride"
Saturday, September 18th, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael welcomes author Janice Mitchell whose new book "My Ticket To Ride" tells the story of how, at age 16, she ran away from her Cleveland home to swinging London, and set out to meet the Beatles, only to be caught by Scotland Yard, and sent home 23 days later.


William Tyler
Tuesday, September 14th, 8pm - 9pm
on Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins

William Tyler returns to WFMU to discuss his first film score for director Kelly Reichardt's "First Cow," released on vinyl by Merge Records. In addition to releasing five solo albums as a guitar instrumentalist and his time spent in Lambchop and Silver Jews, William has collaborated with Will Oldham, Bill Frisell, Charlie Louvin, Candi Stanton and Mikal Cronin, amongst many others.


Dave Ackley, founder, the T2 Tile Project
Monday, September 13th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

Dave Ackley has a modest goal of re-architecting all computers. On the next Techtonic, Mark and Dave discuss the dangerously outdated ideas creating today's computers, and how Dave's "T2 Tile Project" is building new decentralized computers to save the world from Big Tech.


The Zombies Invade WFMU for “More Brains”; Still Famished
Sunday, September 12th, 6pm - 8pm
on Bubblegum OD with Becky Ebenkamp
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
On Sept. 18, The Zombies will perform a global, live-streamed concert from Abbey Road in London, where they recorded their opus Odessey & Oracle in 1967. It will be the band’s only 2021 performance. To celebrate the occasion, Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone will chat with WFMU DJ Becky Ebenkamp about the project. Be sure to tune in to Bubblegum OD on Sept. 12 for Becky’s two-hour Zombies special!


Special Guest/Co-Host: Marty Willson-Piper
Sunday, September 12th, 2pm - 4pm
on Atlantic Tunnel with Ed & Gaz
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
On this week’s Atlantic Tunnel, Ed is joined by special guest and co-host, ex-Church guitarist, Marty Willson-Piper. They take a trip back to his early days growing up in the UK to emigrating to Australia and joining The Church to playing with UK's All About Eve and Swedish proggers Anekdoten to his varied current projects including MOAT, Space Summit, Arktik, Brix Smith and Afridi.


Joëlle Léandre and Steve Turre
Sunday, September 12th, Noon - 4pm
on The Stork Club with Stork
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Stork returns from a 7-week hiatus to celebrate the birthdays of French double-bassist Joelle Léandre (70) and native-Nebraskan trombonist/conch shell specialist Steve Turre (73).


Special Guest: Patrick Holmes
Saturday, September 11th, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Patrick Holmes from Austin,Texas. Clarinetist primarily self taught but has studied with Sabir Mateen,Andriy Milavsky and Connie Crothers.


Billy Bremner
Saturday, September 11th, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael chats with legendary guitarist Billy Bremner on the eve of his first solo U.S. tour. Bremner spent most of the '70s playing in Rockpile alongside Nick Lowe & Dave Edmunds (who had a smash hit with Bremner's "Trouble Boys"), and has established a solo career while racking up session credits like The Pretenders "Back On The Chain Gang."


The Fantastic (and Extremely Weird) World of Song Poems With very special guest Phil X. Milstein
Thursday, September 9th, 5pm - 8pm
on The Fantastic World of Kitten Sparkles with Kitten Sparkles AKA Don Bolles
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
Phil X. Milstein is possibly the world's foremost song poem authority. And he writes for Ugly Things mag!


Jim the Poet is in for DJ Time Traveler this morning
Wednesday, September 8th, 3am - 6am
on Showy McShowface with Jim the Poet


T. Griffin
Tuesday, September 7th, 8pm - 9pm
on Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins

T. Griffin discusses the first vinyl release of his 50+ feature-length filmography for "The Proposal," Jill Magid's documentary on Mexican architect Luis Barragan. The score on Constellation Records features contributions by Jim White, Matana Roberts, and godspeed you! black emperor's Sophie Trudeau and Timothy Hertzog. In addition to his band The Quavers, Griffin has collaborated with Vic Chesnutt, Patti Smith, Tom Verlaine, members of Fugazi and The Ex, and directors Jem Cohen, Sam Green and Warhol Factory's Danny Williams.


Cryptocurrencies and Matt Warwick
Monday, September 6th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

Mark will be joined on the next Techtonic by DJ Matt Warwick, host of "Garbage Time," to discuss cryptocurrency, Robinhood, and which sketchy smartphone apps Matt is using (or avoiding) these days.


Interview with Sally Decker
Monday, September 6th, 3:01pm - 6pm
on Radio Ravioli with Olivia

Olivia welcomes Sally Decker for a conversation centered around her new album In The Tender Dream, out on NNA Tapes, which features electronic music, feedback, and her own monologues and affirmations.


DJ Paul Bruno is in for Todd today
Saturday, September 4th, 3pm - 6pm
on Paul Bruno's show


Special Guest: David Haney
Saturday, September 4th, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
David Haney is a remarkable pianist with a wealth of new ideas, and the ability to communicate those ideas to a wide audience. This visit to the show he presents CIRCADIAN WORLD CLOCK AND OTHER PROJECTS COMPLETED DURING COVID.


Animals/Moody Blues Special with co-host Pete Tomlinson
Saturday, September 4th, 10am - 2pm
on Bob Brainen's show
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Along with special guest co-host Pete Tomlinson, Bob Brainen presents a special four-hour show (beginning an hour earlier than usual!) featuring THE ANIMALS and THE MOODY BLUES! Both bands were part of the British Invasion, grounded in American Blues, R&B and Soul. Following major lineup changes, both groups flowered into Psychedelia. We'll sample it all!


Interview with Dan and Claudia Zanes
Saturday, September 4th, 9am - 11am
on Double-Dip Recess with Roger

Roger welcomes internationally renowned family musicians Dan and Claudia Zanes for a conversation centered around their first duo album Let Love Be Your Guide (to be released September 10), ”The collection is a welcoming, freewheeling musical conversation about anti-racism, racial justice, and the joys of community. Conceived during the 2020 Black Lives Matter uprisings and coronavirus pandemic, the songs describe the new terms of togetherness – how we understand it, how we build it, and how we strive for more.” -Folkways


Carla Bley Special!
Friday, September 3rd, 9am - Noon
on Give The Drummer Some with Doug Schulkind
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Three hours devoted to the visionary and prolific composer/performer/arranger/conductor/band leader.


Special Guest: Rod Argent of The Zombies & Argent
Sunday, August 29th, 2pm - 4pm
on Atlantic Tunnel with Ed & Gaz
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
This week on Atlantic Tunnel, Ed has a fascinating interview with Rod Argent of The Zombies/Argent. Rod reveals details of The Zombies' upcoming Livestream on September 18th from Abbey Road Studios and talks about recording a new album. Rod also shares some amazing previously unknown stories about Odessey and Oracle. We look back at all aspects of Rod Argent's amazing musical career - from The Zombies and Argent to Rod, the producer and songwriter. A must hear conversation.


Louie Perez from Los Lobos
Saturday, August 28th, 3pm - 6pm
on Todd-o-phonic Todd's show

Todd-O-Phonic Todd welcomes Louie Perez from Los Lobos to The Cavalcade Of Stars. Louie has been with the band since their inception in the 1970's. Hear about the band's East L.A. roots, their new covers album "Native Sons" (New West Records) and much more!


Special Guest: Jim Clouse
Saturday, August 28th, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Jim Clouse is a saxophonist, drummer and recording engineer who landed in New York in 1976. He has performed with and recorded a multitude of musicians. Jim's Brooklyn based Park West Studios has been in operation for 25 years.


Frogs and Plants with Kristina!
Saturday, August 28th, 6am - 9am
on Bad Animals with Amanda and Jim the Poet

Frog superfan Kristina Necovska (say: "neCHOVska") is a field botanist and naturalist, also a WFMU star volunteer, working in rural New Jersey. On Bad Animals this week, hear some of her favorite frog-themed music, and learn about her ongoing studies in the swamp.


Put The Needle On The 1986 Bay Area Rap Contest
Friday, August 27th, 7pm - 8pm
on Put The Needle On The Record with Billy Jam

In September 1986 Billy Jam produced the Bay Area's first ever radio rap contest. Recently uncovered & digitized tapes of that hip-hop competition on KALX Berkeley will be heard for the first time in 35 years when Billy will be joined by the '86 contest winner (Sir Quick Draw) during this Friday's WFMU live remote broadcast from Oakland CA - Put The Needle On The Record Friday August 27th at 7pm on WFMU


Alan Licht
Friday, August 27th, 9am - Noon
on JA In The AM with John Allen

Musician and writer Alan Licht stops by to discuss his new book Common Tones: Selected Interviews with Artists and Musicians 1995–2020. The collection features conversations with Vito Acconci, Glenn Branca, the Dream Syndicate’s Karl Precoda, Lou Reed, Tom Verlaine, Yo La Tengo’s Georgia Hubley and Ira Kaplan and many others. Alan will also guest DJ, playing selections that relate to the book.


The 13th Annual Evan "Funk" Davies Show Disco Dance Party! (fill-in for Pseu's Thing With A Hook)
Thursday, August 26th, Noon - 3pm
on The Evan "Funk" Davies Show

EFD's annual Disco/Dance Party is back with a special daytime edition this year! Put on your-your-your-your-your boogie shoes, cancel your gym session, and tell the boss you need an extra-long lunch break. Then get down to three hours of classic dance/disco jams from the mid-'70s to the early '80s!


Shannon Mattern, author, "A City Is Not A Computer"
Monday, August 23rd, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

The best parts of city life - like culture, music, and community - exist outside the computational worldview imposed by Silicon Valley. On the next Techtonic, Shannon Mattern discusses her new book "A City Is Not A Computer" - including the soulless, windswept Hudson Yards as an example of an urban area designed for computation and surveillance.


Miniature Minotaurs with Kurt Gottschalk fills in for Bergy!
Sunday, August 22nd, 10pm - Midnight
on Miniature Minotaurs with Kurt Gottschalk


Special Guest: John Ford of The Strawbs
Sunday, August 22nd, 2pm - 4pm
on Atlantic Tunnel with Ed & Gaz
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
This week on Atlantic Tunnel, Ed has an exclusive interview in the show's first hour with singer-songwriter, John Ford, formerly of Elmer Gantry's Velvet Opera, The Strawbs, and Hudson Ford. A fascinating hour of conversation with John about his bass playing with Elmer Gantry, sessions with Herman's Hermits, The Flower Pot Men, Dave Dee, DBM&T and John Carter; joining The Strawbs and writing one of the biggest hits of the '70s' - "Part of The Union - forming Hudson Ford and into his solo career including his brand new album, 'Life In A Foreign Town.'


Raghav Mani, Co-Producer of South Asian Dance Pop Comp Naya Beat
Saturday, August 21st, 6pm - 9pm
on Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg

Raghav "Ragz" Mani is co-founder of Naya Beat, a label dedicated to reissuing dance floor gems from South Asia and the South Asian diaspora. The label just released its first album, the compilation Naya Beat Volume 1: South Asian Dance and Electronic Music 1983-1992 - culling from records Ragz and partner Turbotito discovered in places like India, England, and Jamaica, Queens. Ragz joins Rob for a deep dive into the label debut and more.


Arthur Alexander from Sorrows (fill-in for Michael Shelley)
Saturday, August 21st, 11am - 1pm
on The Evan "Funk" Davies Show

Love Too Late... The Real Album is a re-recorded version of the second album by the NYC power-pop band Sorrows. The LP was originally released in 1981 and was produced by Shel Talmy, but the band was irate that it included a studio drummer and additional vocals and keyboards without their knowledge. Frontman Arthur Alexander recounts what went wrong 40 years ago, and the path to releasing this new version.


Dan Ubick on Nickel and Dime
Thursday, August 19th, Midnight - 3am
on Nickel And Dime Radio with $mall ¢hange

LA based musician/DJ Dan Ubick of Connie Price and the Keystones, The Lions, etc gives a guest set and interview on Nickel and Dime Radio this week. He has recorded LPs for Ubiquity, Stones Throw, Now Again and more.


Bodega Pop presents Polnareff
Wednesday, August 18th, 7pm - 10pm
on Bodega Pop with Gary Sullivan
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
According to this breathless recent article by Richard Metzger, Michel Polnareff is France’s greatest living pop genius. While the Bodega might counter with Françoise Hardy or Brigitte Fontaine, there is no denying Polnareff’s brilliance, staying power, and influence. On this special program, we’ll spin some hits and deep cuts along with a healthy portion of samples, covers, and deconstructions.


David Cooper is guest hosting The Fuzzy Glove Hour tonight
Wednesday, August 18th, 6pm - 7pm
on The Fuzzy Glove Hour with Ken and Andy


This Is The Beat Generation! A special 2-hour High Waisted Modernists!
Wednesday, August 18th, 3pm - 5pm
on High Waisted Modernists with DJ GeorgyGirl
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
It's a special two-hour Hi-Waisted Modernists! DJ GeorgyGirl, the Blue Haired Hippie, will be weaving library music, Beat poets and poetry, and a reading of John Clellon Holmes' "This Is The Beat Generation".


Eliot Brown, author, "The Cult of We"
Monday, August 16th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

On the next Techtonic, Mark is joined by Eliot Brown, author of a new book called "The Cult of We: WeWork, Adam Neumann, and the Great Startup Delusion." Find out how a tequila-swilling cult leader turned a boring real estate company into one of the biggest frauds in American history.


Spectrum Audio Goes Rogue Vol2
Monday, August 16th, Midnight - 3am
on Spectrum Audio with Kellen303

Kellen303 breaks his electronic / coldwave format and dives face first into his favorite 60s soul, brit pop, fuzz driven rock icons and more.


Fayelord: Fool's Mate and ’80s Japanese Alternative Music
Sunday, August 15th, 8pm - 10pm
on Gaylord Fields's show

For this episode, the Faye half of the ongoing Fayelord creative partnership with Gaylord Fields will re-create the feeling of being a music fan in Japan in the early 1980s, through an exploration of the cult-fave magazine Fool's Mate. Faye will present a selection of tracks specifically featured in the November 1984 issue of the magazine, which regularly contained interviews and reviews of a mix of Western and Japanese new wave, krautrock, and prog artists. She will also share how Fool's Mate became so highly influential in the alternative music scene of Japan in the ’80 before sadly shifting its focus by the 1990s.


Special Guest: Vic Godard of Vic Godard & Subway Sect
Sunday, August 15th, 2pm - 4pm
on Atlantic Tunnel with Ed & Gaz
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
On this week’s Atlantic Tunnel, Ed interviews Vic Godard, who was part of the original UK Punk Movement of '76 (year zero). Tune in and hear his stories on touring with The Sex Pistols, The Clash, hanging with Siouxsie Sioux, Sid Vicious and Johnny Thunders. Vic is a vastly-underrated English singer-songwriter who just released a new album, 'Moments Like These' which was produced by Mick Jones. We promise you a fascinating two hours of words and songs.


Dr. Catherine Raven author of Fox & I: An Uncommon Friendship
Saturday, August 14th, 6am - 9am
on Bad Animals with Amanda and Jim the Poet

Jim and Amanda welcome author Catherine Raven to talk about her new memoir Fox & I: An Uncommon Friendship. A biologist and former national park ranger, Raven found her life forever altered when she met Fox, a wild fox living near her Montana home. The book recounts the friendship, with many wise insights on how humans and animals coexist.


Acid Jazz Hands presents Sampling Showtunes!
Friday, August 13th, 7pm - 9pm
on Acid Jazz Hands with Bronwyn Bishop
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
On this week's edition of Acid Jazz Hands, we will explore songs that sample show tunes (mostly hip hop, but not entirely). Featuring: Negativland samples Irving Berlin! Danger Mouse samples Camelot deep cuts! Someone actually manages to sample Flora the Red Menace! And, yes, Jay-Z samples Annie! Warning: Hamilton not included.


Terre + Vikki’s Joint Shooting Star Watch, Perseid Party Show continues
Wednesday, August 11th, 8pm - 10pm
on Fringe Factory with DJ Vikki V
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
The Perseid Watching Party with Terre T and Vikki V continues during Fringe Factory tonight. So Stay tuned as Terre’s CherryBlossomClinic + Vikki’s Fringe Factory provide the soundtrack to most space-tacular, star-tastic cosmic light show of the year!


Terre + Vikki’s Joint Shooting Star Watch, Perseid Party Show
Wednesday, August 11th, 6pm - 8pm
on The Cherry Blossom Clinic with Terre T
(on FM radio & Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
The Perseid is the most star studded meteor shower of the year: expect to see up to 60 meteors per hour at the shower's peak! Peak sightings will be Aug 11-12 for anyone in the Northern Hemisphere! So tune in tonight on WFMU’s Rock N Soul stream as Terre’s CherryBlossomClinic + Vikki’s Fringe Factory will provide the soundtrack to most space-tacular, star-tastic cosmic light show of the year!


Vaccine apps with Albert Fox Cahn
Monday, August 9th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

Which vaccine app should people use - if any - to prove their vaccine status? On the next Techtonic, Mark Hurst talks with Albert Fox Cahn from STOP - the Surveillance Technology Oversight Project - about Excelsior Pass, and other vaccine apps, in the creeping surveillance state.


Israeli Singer and Actor Liraz Finds Her Iranian Roots in Hollywood
Saturday, August 7th, 6pm - 9pm
on Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg

Israel’s Liraz was inspired to musically explore her Iranian-Jewish roots in an unlikely place - Hollywood. While acting in films with Philip Seymour Hoffman and Sean Penn, she discovered LA's huge Iranian community. Soon she was singing in Farsi, and on her latest album Zan (Glitterbeat), collaborating with Iranian musicians. Liraz joins us ahead of gigs at the Barbès in the Woods Festival Saturday August 21st and outdoors at Lincoln Center Tuesday evening August 24th.


Special Guest: Jon Byrd
Saturday, August 7th, 5pm - 7pm
on Someday Matinee with Gina Bacon
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Jon Byrd is is said to have one of the best voices in Nashville. He just released a beautiful new album with pedal steel player Paul Niehaus (Lambchop, Calexico, Iron & Wine) called “Me & Paul.”


The Music of the Hollies
Saturday, August 7th, 11am - 2pm
on Bob Brainen's show
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Bob Brainen & Pete Tomlinson celebrate Manchester's finest from the hits to the hidden gems, originals and covers w/exuberant vocals and sparkling instrumentation. We'll have a deep listen to their 1st decade. Join Us!


More Songs about Blendings and Hues (sorry)
Saturday, August 7th, 9am - 11am
on Double-Dip Recess with Roger

A Color Spectrum Spectacular Spectacle! Music about colors, paints, crayons, Red Balloons, Yellow Submarines, Blue Footed Boobies, Rainbow Bagels and Green Clovers


Scott Johannsson (Ondes Positives Recordings / LARVA)
Tuesday, August 3rd, 8pm - 9pm
on Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins

Scott Johannsson of Birmingham UK-based soundtrack label Ondes Positives Recordings returns to discuss the latest 10" vinyl release "Another Place" by Moths Of The Moon (featuring members of Pram), and to spin an hour of music he compiled under the theme "West Midlands and Film." Revisit Scott's 2016 and 2018 Morricone Island appearances on the 1961 3D-classic "The Mask" and his live score band LARVA, respectively.


Sports and tech
Monday, August 2nd, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

Robots are judging sports today, from the Olympics to the minor leagues of baseball. On the next Techtonic, Mark discusses sports, tech, and a few movie picks with his friend Paul.


Interview with Colleen
Monday, August 2nd, 3:01pm - 6pm
on Radio Ravioli with Olivia

Olivia welcomes Colleen for a short interview. We'll also hear music from her latest album The Tunnel and the Clearing out on Thrill jockey, which has been getting a lot of love on WFMU.


Special Guest: Tracie Morris
Saturday, July 31st, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Tracie Morris is a poet, performance artist, vocalist, voice consultant, creative non-fiction writer, critic, scholar, bandleader, and actor. In this visit to the Free World she'll go deep into the 1970s archives to chat and play sides of interactions between spoken word and lush music.


Dark Night of the Soul fills in for Give the Drummer Some on the Drummer Stream!
Friday, July 30th, 9am - Noon
on Dark Night of the Soul with Julie
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
It's Kate Bush's birthday (known to the hardcore as "Katemas."), so wake up Katemas morning with Kate covers, music by Kate's friends & influences and of course a deep dive into the surprisingly varied discography of Catherine Bush, CBE.


Live from Tiki Oasis in San Diego, A Special Late Night episode of Stop Hitting Yourself!
Friday, July 30th, 1am - 5am
on Stop Hitting Yourself with DJ Greg "Spacebrother" Bishop
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
Featuring sets by DJ Shangri-La, Ursula 1000, and special guests.


9/11 Recordings from New York Radio
Monday, July 26th, 6pm - 7pm
on Aircheck

An episode of "Aircheck" hosted and produced by Evan "Funk" Davies which features radio coverage of 9/11 from local radio stations recorded on the day of the attack.


IKOQWE ("ee-kok-weh") presents a guest DJ mix!
Monday, July 26th, 3:01pm - 6pm
on Radio Ravioli with Olivia

Due to limitations on travels (IKOQWE had to sell their Interstellar Hiace to face financial challenges) and live presentations being on hold on this Planet, this is the best way for the duo to communicate for now so, instead of another interview or one hour just made out of their music, this a piece of radio art that will feature: musical influences and inspirations, real news and fake ads. A bit of white noise too.


DJ Despeinada guest hosts
Sunday, July 25th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Pack your bags for DJ Despeinada’s third trip to Radio Row wherein she’ll traipse, tiptoe, tramp, travel back in time, and pay tribute to her favorite cities and unforgettable sites with songs, stories, and sounds.


Moh Alileche Brings Amazigh (Berber) Music To the US
Saturday, July 24th, 6pm - 9pm
on Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg

Moh Alileche (pronounced Ah-lil-LESH), originally from the Kabylia region of Algeria, brings the music and language of the Amazigh (or Berber) people to the US. Now based in Albuquerque, he returned to Algeria to record his pointedly named new album, Humanity is Falling Apart, with local musicians. He joins us to introduce the new album and also introduce us to a great Amazigh musician who inspired him, the late Lounès Matoub.


Special Guest: Kevin Corcoran
Saturday, July 24th, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Kevin Corcoran is a Bay Area based drummer and percussionist who also works with field recording, sound installation and video. While his playing crosses styles and disciplines, he is often focused on extended techniques emphasizing texture, friction, sympathetic vibration, sustained tones and found objects.


Jody Porter & The Berlin Waltz
Saturday, July 24th, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael welcomes former Fountains of Wayne guitarist Jody Porter and his band The Berlin Waltz for a live performance and interview.


Musician Andy Cahan
Friday, July 23rd, 9pm - Midnight
on The Perfumed Garden with Zoe Lynn!
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Zoe Lynn welcomes multi-instrumentalist Andy Cahan to The Perfumed Garden this Friday! Andy has written a book titled “The Most Famous Musician You’ve Never Heard Of,” about his experiences as a touring musician. He’s toured with The Turtles, Little Richard, Dr. John, Jimmy Carl Black, & many others.


Jon Fasman, author, "We See It All: Liberty and Justice in an Age of Perpetual Surveillance"
Monday, July 19th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

Automated license plate readers, facial recognition, drones, and other surveillance tools are being deployed against you every day. Jon Fasman, longtime journalist at The Economist, talks to Mark on the next Techtonic about his new book "We See It All: Liberty and Justice in an Age of Perpetual Surveillance."


Special Guest: Colin Moulding of XTC
Sunday, July 18th, 2pm - 4pm
on Atlantic Tunnel with Ed & Gaz
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
On this week’s Atlantic Tunnel, Ed interviews XTC’s Colin Moulding. The English bassist, singer and songwriter was one of the core members of XTC and their alter-ego side project, The Dukes of Stratosphear. Moulding wrote a number of XTC’s UK singles, including “Life Begins at the Hop,” “Making Plans for Nigel” and “Generals and Majors.” In 2018, Moulding along with former XTC drummer Terry Chambers released an EP, Great Aspirations, that was credited to TC&I. In October/November of that year, TC&I played a series of six gigs at the Swindon Arts Centre. Tune in and hear Moulding’s amazing stories and tracks from his first ever solo EP, The Hardest Battle.


Special Guest: Allan Chase
Saturday, July 17th, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Allan Chase is a jazz saxophonist, composer, and college educator. He has performed jazz and improvised music since 1974. He studied ethnomusicology at Tufts University where he wrote a book-length thesis on the music of Sun Ra.


Put The Needle On "Working From Home"
Friday, July 16th, 7pm - 8pm
on Put The Needle On The Record with Billy Jam

As he did with their first two albums, Billy Jam will premiere on WFMU tracks from the amazing brand new album by turntablist/producer supergroup 545 featuring DJ D-Styles, Mike Boo, Excess and Pryvet Peepsho with the latter member adding commentary on the new album that is fittingly entitled "Working From Home" since that was how it was recorded over the past year.


Annette LeMay Burke, author, "Fauxliage"
Monday, July 12th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

On the next Techtonic, photographer Annette LeMay Burke discusses her new book "Fauxliage: Disguised Cell Phone Towers of the American West" - a visual commentary on the fake palm trees, fake cacti, and other cartoonish camouflage attempting, and failing, to hide the cell towers popping up across the American West. Surveillance, environmental degradation, and suburban blight are all on display in this beautiful and disturbing collection.


Telephone wires are singing!
Monday, July 12th, Noon - 3pm
on Frame Duggy Louder with Jan Turkenburg
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
This third telephone line episode consists of Finnish languages songs only and revolves round Pentti Viherluoto's classic "Puhelinlangat Laulaa".


The Music of the 1967 Newark Rebellion
Monday, July 12th, 3am - 6am
on Six Degrees with Alan

Six Degrees will air performers who played at the venues, concert halls, churches and choruses in the City of Newark during the summer of 1967 leading up to, during and after the tumultuous and tragic days of July 12 to July 17, 1967. Concert listings from The AfterHour News and The Afro-American News events sections were used as references.


Madeleine Campbell guest hosts
Sunday, July 11th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Loose examples of psychoacoustics, field recordings and other ambient improvisations.


Super-Producer / Guitarist Justin Adams on Co-Producing Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino's New LP Meridiana and Much More
Saturday, July 10th, 6pm - 9pm
on Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg

If you're a fan of music from around the globe, you've probably heard guitarist and producer Justin Adams' stellar work: With Tinariwen, Lo'Jo, Rachid Taha, Juldeh Camara; not to mention Robert Plant, Sinead O'Connor and Jah Wobble. Now his magic touch has helped take Meridiana, the new album he co-produced by Italy's Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (CGS), to the top of the Transglobal chart. We'll meet Justin and hear his work with CGS and much more!


Special Guest: My Politic
Saturday, July 10th, 5pm - 7pm
on Someday Matinee with Gina Bacon
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Live and in person from Studio G in Nashville! Kaston Guffey and Nick Pankey formed My Politic in their hometown of Ozark, Missouri, when they were 15 years old. Their most recent album “Short-Sighted People in Power” tackled the recent polarization and anger being felt in this country, and they’ve added a couple of new songs. They’ll be joining me to play some for us live in the studio, and tell us how it came to be.


Special Guest: On Ka’a (onn kah-AH) Davis
Saturday, July 10th, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
On Ka’a (onn kah-AH) Davis emerged onto the scene of modern creative music makers perhaps being recognized at first by his recordings with the Don Ayler Septet. Davis guitared with the Sun Ra Arkestra leaving his contribution to the band with recordings and documented concerts.


Howard Grimes
Saturday, July 10th, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael chats with legendary drummer Howard Grimes whose revealing new biography "Timekeeper" recounts his Memphis upbringing, his first gig at age 12, and countless sessions for STAX and Hi Records backing acts like Al Green, Ann Peebles, Eddie Floyd and Sam & Dave.


Family Road Trip Special!
Saturday, July 10th, 9am - 11am
on Double-Dip Recess with Roger

Songs about driving, pee breaks and ice cream! “It’s not the destination, it’s the car snacks”


Abigail Haness of 60s girl group, the Pussycats and 70s rock band, Jo Mama
Friday, July 9th, 3pm - 6pm
on Sophisticated Boom Boom with Sheila B.

Much detective work went into tracking down Abigail Haness, who fronted 60s girl garage group the Pussycats and recorded for Bert Berns' label, Bang Records as Gayle Haness. In the 70s, she played Janet Weiss in the original LA and Broadway production of the Rocky Horror Picture Show and formed rock band Jo Mama, who backed Carole King and James Taylor. She'll be joining Sophisticated Boom Boom to share songs and stories from her life as a rock n' roll singer.


Some Velvet Afternoon: Lee Hazlewood birthday celebration
Friday, July 9th, 2pm - 4pm
on Shakin' Street with Joe Belock
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Shakin' Street marks the birthday of the wayward guru of cowboy psychedelia with hits, misses, and other highlights/lowlights.


Otis Fodder fills in for Burbujas today making Friendly Persuasion a special 5-hour show!
Wednesday, July 7th, 5pm - 10pm
on Friendly Persuasion with Otis Fodder
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)



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