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We Have a Winner!

Your votes have been counted, and the most popular Wake ‘n Bake song of 2021 has been officially declared! It’s “Taliat” by the Tuareg guitar master Mdou Moctar. A worthy choice! Curious where your picks ended up? Take a listen to the full 2021 Wake “Top 40” on this Spotify playlist here.

Design the Next Wake T-shirt!

Are you a fan of Clay Pigeon and Wake? Do you have some artistic skill? If you answered yes to both questions, then you may want to take a stab at designing the new Wake T-shirt! We’re looking for some Wake-inspired art to put on the front of our spring fundraiser T-shirt, and we’d like to ask you, the listener, to contribute your ideas. The one we like the best will have the honor of representing Wake on the T-shirt of 2022! The deadline for submissions is Monday, February 1st. Get the specific requirements here. Good luck!

Remember 2021? Check out these year-end specials

The end of one year and beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and many WFMU DJs reflected on the past year by highlighting some of their favorite music of 2021 on year-end specials. Revisit some of the sounds of 2021 by checking out these DJ specials: Paul Bruno, Spectrum Audio with Kellen303, Three Chord Monte with Joe Belock, Garbage Time with Matt Warwick, Feelings with Michele with One “L”, Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins, The Evan “Funk” Davies Show, Discobog with Saltzshaker, DotDash Radio with Tom Dash, Put the Needle on the Record with Billy Jam, Darren, and Rock and Roller Derby with Suzy Hotrod.

2021 WFMU Specials you may have missed? Look no further, the Year-End Round Up is here!

The Year-End Round Up is ready! Catch up on some of the fantastic Special Programs we have presented over the past year! Our DJs have chosen one of their favorites. Is it yours? Take a look and a listen here > (Thanks to Carol of Serious Moonlight Sonatas who was nice enough to gather and organize the list)

Our PSA List of Grassroots Organizations and Resources Recently updated!

WFMU has a list of grassroots organizations including resources related to social justice movements and the COVID-19 pandemic. WFMU believes that these organizations are doing important work to help people and change attitudes. Check out this page for a growing list of useful organizations and resources. Suggestions on other grassroots organizations on this list can be e-mailed to Michele here.

Donate Your Old Car or Boat to WFMU

Donate your old car or boat to WFMU and we promise that we will never play the “Kars for Kids” jingle, EVER. Plus, you get a tax credit for the book value of your old beater! WFMU seeks donations of used aquatic and land-based vehicles from any state in the U.S. and in any state of disrepair. Call 1-855-WFMU-CAR (855-936-8227) to arrange for vehicle pick-up. It’s free and it’s painless!

Records & CDs for Sale on eBay!

Support WFMU and bid on our items listed on eBay. All the proceeds go to WFMU and the goods go right to YOU. It’s a win, win! More items added often, but you can bid on the following right now –    The Doors “Live At the Aquarius Theatre” LP (RSD Release), Brian Jonestown Massacre “Fist Full of Bees” LP (RSD Release)



Donate Your Appreciated Stocks and Securities to WFMU!

WFMU accepts appreciated stocks and securities as tax-deductible donations! Take the full appreciated value of your stocks or securities as a tax deduction, and also avoid capital gains taxes at the very same time for a double benefit. It’s like magic! For more information contact Station Manager Ken.

Stick It to The Man Beyond Your Lifetime!

Plan now for a future gift to WFMU, and help us preserve this important cultural resource for many years to come. Consider including a bequest to WFMU in your will or trust. It’s easy, painless, and incredibly flexible, allowing you to continue providing support for a cause you believe in.

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