News From the Freeform Front

David Grubbs on Dave Mandl’s World of Echo- Sept 10th

Dave Mandl’s special guest, composer/musician/writer, David Grubbs will be in studio on Sunday Sept 10th (10pm-12am). David has played with Gastr del Sol, Matmos, Royal Trux, and Tony Conrad, among countless others. He’ll be playing a solo guitar set and talking about his new CD, “Creep Mission.”

Billboard Kickstarter Campaign

WFMU has rented a billboard on Route 280 in New Jersey and we want your help deciding what to put on it! We’re looking for your ideas, votes and pledges on our billboard kickstarter page. Visit the Kickstarter page here to check out the gallery of proposed billboards and e-mail us at: with ideas, suggestions and votes!

Download WFMU live sets on the FMA

Did you know that HUNDREDS of amazing songs by great bands who performed live at WFMU are available to download on the Free Music Archive? If that wasn’t enough, team FMA organized all of WFMU’s incredible live sets into collections by DJ so you can easily find your way to great live music performed on your favorite shows.

Where’s My Swag?

We are in the middle of the months-long process of mailing out swag to everyone who pledged to our 2017 Marathon (the more stuff you requested, the longer it will take), so thanks for your patience. Made a pledge but forgot to choose your swag? Please contact Listener Services Honcho Joe McGasko here and we’ll hook you up with manufactured love.

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.

Coming up at Montgomery Hall

Don’t miss these upcoming shows at Montgomery Hall:

Sat Aug 26 – Bob Schneider (solo) / Clarence Bucaro | tickets

Fri Sep 8 –  A Giant Dog / The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hi Fives / Pat Byrne’s They Livetickets

Sat Sept 9 – Secret Chiefs 3 | tickets

Fri Sept 15 – Protomartyr / The Gotobeds / Big Quiet | tickets

Sat Sept 30 – Mini Record Fair | FREE!

Thurs Oct 5 – Crocodiles / Saint Pe | tickets

Fri Oct 6 – The Proper Ornaments / Kyle Forester (of Crystal Stilts) | tickets

Sat Oct 7 – Group Doueh / 75 Dollar Bill | tickets

Thurs Oct 12 – Honk NYC! In NJ! | tickets

Thurs Oct 26 – Skeptech 2: Tales from the dark side of tech, with talks by Jon Ronson, Nancy Lublin, Aparna Nancherla, Jo Firestone, and Mark Hurst | tickets

Fri Nov 17 – Luna / Chris Forsyth & Solar Motel Band | SOLD OUT

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