Playlists and Archives
Music to laze around with, just like slipping into a warm, comfortable bath; bubbling with many stringed instruments and live performances.
9pm - Midnight
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- Tuesday, April 24th, 9pm - Midnight:
- With a fondness for all things Victorian, Rasputina has been making cello-heavy music for some 20+ years now. Melora Creager's singular vision drives Rasputina, which they describe as a "historically based women's cello rock band that includes men." In advance of a show a headlining at The Gramercy Theatre on Wednesday April 25th, Rasputina plays live for WFMU.
- Tuesday, May 1st, 9pm - Midnight:
Shulcoth! The Annual Citizen Kafka Tribute
- The Annual Citizen Kafka Tribute - Once again, Ed Haber, Kenny Kosek and Marty Cutler gather on Irene's show to celebrate The Citizen aka Richie Shulberg, a notable character, collector of 78 RPM discs and fine folk fiddler. Expect the usual confluence of comedy bits from WBAI's Citizen Kafka Comedy Hour, fiddling around with the Wretched Refuse String Band and other bits of silliness. Comments and memories of The Citizen are always welcome!
- Tuesday, May 8th, 9pm - Midnight:
- Elk City's music is described as "soundscapes (that) encompass galaxies while retaining intimate and introspective thoughts and feelings, like epic adventures under the skin. "Everybody’s Insecure" is Elk City's fifth album, released in March 2018 on BarNone, and is filled with lyrical conversations with a late-night feel to them. At the core of this Montclair, NJ-based ensemble are lead vocalist Renée LoBue and drummer/producer Ray Ketchem, aided ably by guitarist Sean Eden (Luna) and extraordinary keyboardist Carl Baggaley.
- Tuesday, May 15th, 9pm - Midnight:
- Norwegian songstress Susanna has been creating ethereal interpretations of rock and folk tunes, in addition to her own stunningly operatic tunes, since 2004 but is not well-known in the US. Susanna gained notice for her cover of an "Love Will Tear Us Apart" used in the TV show, "Grey's Anatomy." On "Go Dig My Grave," Susanna's 12th album, renditions of traditional and treasured old songs combined with one of her own are delivered in a semi-Baroque style. Susanna and some of her musical collaborators visited WFMU to record a session for Irene's show following a US tour.
- Tuesday, May 22nd, 9pm - Midnight:
- Classically-trained singer/songwriter/cellist Serena Jost added her angelic singing and playing to the original line up of Rasputina before deciding to set out as a solo artist. Splitting her formative years between The Midwest, Switzerland and points in between, Serena says, "she found her cello wrapped in a brown blanket in a basement in northern Michigan," and has been writing gently eccentric songs with it ever since.. "Up To The Sky" is Jost's newest collection of songs for voice and cello, captured live in the historic St. Peter's Church in Chelsea, NYC. Serena Jost visits WFMU to play some of them live.
March 27, 2018:
Frank O’Toole filled in.
March 20, 2018:
Grateful for the Gong of Silence.
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March 13, 2018:
Under the spell of WFMU, Marathon week 2 with co-host Jeffrey Davison.
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March 6, 2018:
All for the love of radio, WFMU Marathon 2018, week 1 with co-host Bryce.
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