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Guest DJ set by Jo Tanz of Tanzprocesz – Fri Sept 2nd

Daniel Blumin hosts an interview with and live DJ set by French artist and Tanzprocesz label honcho Jo Tanz this Friday, Sept 2nd (9pm-mid). Jo has recorded deliriously skewed DIY noise and electronic soundscapes in numerous forms: Fusiller, Opera Mort, DMZ, Popeye Placenta, and the mighty Reines d’Angleterres. His Tanzprocesz label is responsible for releases by Kommissar Hjuler and Mama Baer, Joke Lanz, Smegma, Robedoor, Kevin Shields, and Ghédalia Tazartès. Expect to hear many of the aforementioned artists plus plenty of surprises!


Many WFMU radio sessions and past Monty Hall shows can be experienced visually through WFMU’s Vimeo portal. Just added:

Boogarins live at Monty Hall, Aug 3rd | watch

Prince Rama live at Monty Hall, Aug 18th | watch

Crazy & the Brains live at Monty Hall, Aug 3rd | watch

Désir Decir live at Monty Hall, Aug 4th | watch

Volunteers needed

Ever wondered how we do so much great stuff here at WFMU and still smell fresh as a daisy? Our secret weapon is volunteers! WFMU’s awesome volunteer force helps us with everything from envelope stuffing and swag mailing, to keeping our music library organized and pricing stock for our Record Fair, to manning the door at Monty Hall and running the soundboard for live sessions. Want to get involved? E-mail Scott Williams!

WFMU now on Apple TV

WFMU has just released an app for Apple TV called “WFMU On Demand,” built by Listener Tim! Once you grab the app, you can use your Apple TV (tvOS 9.2 or later) to listen to WFMU live streams and archives, view playlists and comments, and learn about goings on in the WFMUniverse. It’s a great way to use your idiot box in ways Philo T. Farnsworth never intended.

Edu-ma-cate yourself

If you make videos, or if you make music for videos, or if you just like learning new stuff, check out the Free Music Archive’s webinar and FAQ for videomakers: watch the video here. The FMA also has helpful resources for educators interested in using music for classroom projects, as well as a portal for musicians and audio producers.


WFMU is all caught up in Twitter — follow us so you’re the first to get links of life-altering importance, like photos of strange British folk rituals, the story of feminist punk in 33 songs, a tribute to the long lost Elcaset format (dig it, tape geeks), great song picks by WFMU DJs, and zillions of other fascinating ways to kill your productivity.

Keep us in the will!

Consider making a bequest to WFMU in your trust or will. It’s easy and flexible, allowing you to support a cause you believe in for years to come. Check this page for details and sample language you can add to your will.

Coming up at Monty Hall

Don’t miss these upcoming shows at Monty Hall:

Thurs Sept 8 – Titus Andronicus / Bueno | SOLD OUT

Fri Sept 9 – Party for Peace: Benefit for Jersey City Anti-Violence Coalition feat. Overlake / Crazy & the Brains | tickets

Sat Sept 10 – Dirty Little Secrets: Toxic Comedy World Tour | tickets

Sat Sept 24 – Dressy Bessy / Pylon Reenactment Society / Big Quiet | tickets

Wed Sept 28 – Death Valley Girls / PMS and the Mood Swings | tickets

Thurs Sept 29 – The Scenics / Coy Kids / Dentist | tickets

Sat Oct 1 – Barrence Whitfield & the Savages / The Piggies | tickets

Fri Oct 7 – Julianna Barwick / Mary Lattimore | tickets

Sun Oct 9 – The Get Up Kids | SOLD OUT

Tues Oct 11 – Merchandise / Public Memory / Flasher | tickets

Thurs Oct 13 – Honk NYC! in NJ | tickets

Wed Oct 19 – Eugene Chadbourne / Sunwatchers / Ryan Sawyer | tickets

Thurs Oct 27 – Dan Andriano in the Emergency Room / Dan P / Derek Grant | tickets

Tues Nov 1 – S U R V I V E | tickets

Sat Nov 5 – Silver Apples / American Watercolor Movement | tickets

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