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Our PSA List – Social Justice Organizations, COVID-19 Resources, and additional information. (updated 1/16/21)

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.

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!

“Best of 2020” Specials

You may have noticed that WFMU DJs have a lot of opinions about music. One of the ways they express these opinions is through their end-of-year survey shows. Find out what some of your favorite DJs liked best in 2020, a year that at least had some good music in it (even if it didn’t have much else to recommend it): Three Chord Monte with Joe Belock Part 1 and Part 2, The Frow Show with Jesse Jarnow, Garbage Time with Matt Warwick Part 1 and Part 2, Feelings with Michele with One “L”, Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins, DotDash Radio with TomDash, Scott Williams, Weekly World Blues with Matt Fiveash, The Evan “Funk” Davies Show, What Was Music? with Marcel M., Put the Needle on the Record with Billy Jam Part 1 and Part 2, Todd-o-phonic Todd, Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg, Mon Amie, Darren, Rock and Roller Derby with Suzy Hotrod, Irene Trudel Part 1 and Part 2, and Oh, My Soul with Nate K. If you’re not into the Best of 2020, try the Best of “Do or D.I.Y.” special in which People Like Us counted down the Top 40 most popular songs of “Do or D.I.Y.”

WFMU On Demand! Rent movies and help the station.

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 The Changing Times of Ike White,  Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan, and Zappa. Recently Added SHOT! The Psycho Spiritual Mantra Of Rock, Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten, and White Riot! Other titles – Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai or “Rain the Color Blue with a Little Red in It”, Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami,  Salad Days, Jazz on a Summer’s Day, and Creem: America’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll Magazine  and more. We will continue to add new titles and you can peruse all the films available here >

Donate Your Clunker 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) or visit their website here. 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!

Subscribe to the Wake ‘n Bake Podcast!

The Wake and Bake podcast is a digest of radio pieces from WFMU’s morning program that includes additional material which you won’t hear on Wake ‘n Bake! Host Clay Pigeon shares his inimitable production pieces, plus you can hear Wake and Bake Radio’s weekly reports on cheese, hazardous waste, weird animals, listener phone calls, today in history, and more from Wake and Bake Radio. Visit this link to subscribe “WFMU Wake and Bake Podcast” or look for the link on each day’s playlist page.

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 –  Aretha Franklin “30 Greatest Hits” LP, The Pop Group “For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder?” LP



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