News From the Freeform Front

Tom Verlaine Remembered

We at WFMU were saddened to learn of the recent passing of Tom Verlaine, one of the most distinctive guitarists in all of rock music. Aside from his work with Television and as a solo artist, Tom was also well-known to WFMU staff as a regular customer at our annual Record Fairs. We like to think that he brought some of the records he found there with him when he guested on Gaylord Fields‘ program in 2006. Rather than discuss his own music, Tom played some of his favorite records and talked about them. Listen to this unusual archive here.

Check Out Our Newest Heavily Played Music List!

If you’d like to see / hear all the new music we are playing at WFMU, check out our Heavily Played Lists, which are compiled by Music Director Olivia Bradley-Skill, host of Radio RavioliFollow this link to see what new records we’ve been playing or listen to it via the Spotify playlist. Subscribe to the monthly list here!

Our PSA List of Grassroots Organizations and Resources

WFMU has a list of grassroots organizations and resources. 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.

WFMU is on Mastodon

WFMU is now on Mastodon! You can find us at @wfmu@c.im, or just follow this link to our profile page. We’ll be posting upcoming show announcements and other station info. See you there!

Get a Matching Gift for WFMU

Did you know that many companies have matching gift programs that will match dollar-for-dollar your donation to WFMU? Maybe yours is one of them! If your company appears on this list, you may be able to double or even triple your contribution to WFMU. If you have any questions about obtaining a matching gift through your company, please e-mail us at pledge@wfmu.org and we’ll do our best to help.

Alexa Play WFMU!

WFMU is live on Alexa!

Listen to any of the streams using the following voice commands:

  • Alexa Play WFMU Freeform
  • Alexa Play WFMU Drummer
  • Alexa Play WFMU Sheena
  • Alexa Play WFMU Rock and Soul

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.

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 – Philip Glass “Einstein On the Beach” LP Box Set

 

 

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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