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WFMU On Demand! Rent movies and help the station. JUST ADDED – Who Took the Bomp? Le Tigre on Tour

WFMU has started a virtual movie house! We are adding films to rent with 50% of the proceeds go to benefit the station, which always needs a little help. JUST ADDED ! Who Took the Bomp? Le Tigre on Tour. Recently Added – Good Ol’ Freda, The King, and Bad Reputation- The Joan Jett Story! We also are offering WBCN and the American Revolution, Once Were Brothers – Robbie Robertson and The Band, Nico, 1988, and The Other Music Documentary. We will continue to add new titles and you can peruse all the films available here > wfmu.org/ondemand

Check Out Our Newest Heavily Played Music List! (Now also on Spotify)

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.  Follow this link to see what new records we’ve been playing or listen to the playlist on Spotify. Subscribe to the monthly list here!

Drummer Stream Discotheque! — Every Friday, 3-7pm

Every Friday afternoon on the stream from now until the lockdown ends, we’re throwing a weekly series of parties to dance away the crazy. Hosted by a different Drummer Stream DJ, this week’s installment takes places June 5 as D:O Radio’s Jeff Golick planet rocks you back to 1981 when the ties were skinny, the shades were neon, and the funk was fresh!

The New WFMU Schedule Has Been Announced!

The new WFMU schedule has been announced and begins on June 8th! Some old shows return and some fresh new blood is injected into our dysfunctional radio famille. Stay tuned forever!

“Like blowtorches behind each one of my eyeballs”

Dave the Spazz has been our Thursday night mainstay for many years now. Unfortunately, Dave has been having a rough time since he contracted COVID-19 back in March. Dave was interviewed about what he’s been going through by The Park Slope Reader in Brooklyn. Read it here. We’re rooting for Dave to feel 100% again and hope he returns to the airwaves very soon!

Tributes A-Plenty at WFMU

A lot of great musicians have been dying lately, but WFMU is here to remind you of why they were important in the first place. Hear three full-program salutes to Kraftwerk‘s Florian Schneider by Jesse Dorris on Polyglot, Rich in Washington on Cratedigger’s Lung, and Gary Sullivan on Bodega Pop Live, as well as an extensive tribute on Strength Through Failure with Fabio; check out Todd-O-Phonic Todd‘s tribute to Little Richard, as well as Matt Fiveash‘s on Weekly World Blues and Kris Holmes‘ on The Long Way Home (where he also paid tribute to Betty Wright); hear Joe Belock‘s tribute to pop songwriter Mark Barkan on Three Chord Monte; listen to Marty McSorley, Jesse Dorris, and Duane Train pay their respects to disco funk king Bohannon; and don’t miss Evan “Funk” Davies‘ salute to Dave Greenfield of The Stranglers.

Donate Your Car to WFMU

Maybe you’re home a lot more, and that old junker in the backyard you keep seeing through the window is starting to get under your skin. Well, maybe now is the time to donate it to WFMU and get it off of your hands! WFMU accepts all old cars (and boats), running or not running, from any state in the U.S. Call 1-855-WFMU-CAR (855-936-8227) to arrange for vehicle pick-up (it’s free and easy). The CARS folks have assured us that they are taking all necessary precautions to ensure your safety during pick-up of the vehicle, so get rid of that old heap today and help WFMU at the same time. We get 80% of every vehicle donated!

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 –  “From Spirituals To Swing” CD BOX SET, “The Acoustic Folk Box” 4 CD SetFrank Zappa “Thing-Fish” LP Box SetWorld Saxophone Quartet The Complete Remastered Recordings 6 CD Box,“Just Say Sire: The Sire Records Story” Box Set, Hotcakes & Outtakes: 30 Years of Little Feat 4 CD Box Set

 

 

 

 

 

 

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