Past Special Programs on WFMU
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Imaginary Universes
Wednesday, September 30th, 5pm - 7pm
on
Ridgewood Radio with David Weinstein (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Long-form, electronically-flavored works from Sergei Tcherepnin, Joan Jonas, and Gustavo Matamoros with Frozen Music.


Hologram Teen visits Medium Cool in Sheena's Jungle Room.
Wednesday, September 30th, 4pm - 7pm
on Medium Cool with Martinibomb
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
Hologram Teen AKA Morgane Lhote, Stereolab’s long-term keyboardist just released her second solo album, “Pizza Conspiracy” It’s Fabio Frizzi meets Grandmaster Flash and sounds like a patchwork of acid-drenched funk, Congolese rumba, astral jazz, and daisy age hip-hop put together like your favorite beat tape from the OOs. Joins Sheena’s Jungle Room Wednesday, September 30th, 4-7 pm on Medium Cool for a special DJ set & chat.


Adlan Jackson guest hosts
Sunday, September 27th, 5pm - 6pm
on
Radio Row
Adlan Jackson guest hosts the Radio Row, presenting his own eclectic freeform 1 hour mix of ENDING WORLD RADIO. Tune in!


Special Guest: Kirk Knuffke
Saturday, September 26th, 2pm - 5pm
on
Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
One of modern jazz’s most skilled navigators of the divide between inside and outside, freedom and swing, cornetist and composer Kirk Knuffke has full command of his most demanding instrument.


Put The Needle On The Common Misconception
Friday, September 25th, 7pm - 8pm
on
Put The Needle On The Record with Billy Jam
Quiz the average longtime hip-hop fan on the current state of music and they’ll likely respond that “Rap/hip-hop sucks in 2020, not like back in my day!” WFMU DJ Billy Jam responds, “That common misconception could not be further from the truth as there is more quality hip-hop being recorded today than any previous time in hip-hop. I know because I review it all so as to play the best of 2020 hip-hop on Put The Needle On The Record, this and every Friday at 7pm on W F M U”


Guest co-host Chris Albertyn from Durban, South Africa
Friday, September 25th, 9am - Noon
on
Give The Drummer Some with Doug Schulkind (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Join Doug Schulkind for the first of six monthly specials on Give the Drummer Stream presenting special guest co-host Chris Albertyn from Durban, South Africa. Chris is the founder of the legendary Electric Jive music blog and is a partner behind the brilliant South African reissue label Matsuli Music.


Women In Improv 1986-1987
Wednesday, September 23rd, 5pm - 7pm
on
Ridgewood Radio with David Weinstein (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
David Weinstein presents selections from a festival organized by and largely featuring women in solos and mixed ensembles, including Marion Brandis, Shelley Hirsch, Robin Holcomb, Ann Le Baron, Myra Melford, Ikue Mori, Zeena Parkins, Alva Rogers, La Donna Smith, and many more.


Martinibomb, Host of Medium Cool on the Sheena's Jungle Room stream, guest hosts Morricone Island
Tuesday, September 22nd, 7pm - 8pm
on
Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins

Marc Abrahams, founder of the Ig Nobel Prizes
Monday, September 21st, 6pm - 7pm
on
Techtonic with Mark Hurst
Improbable research that's worth hearing about: Marc Abrahams (pronounced "A-brums") will talk about his annual Ig Nobel prize ceremony, celebrating achievements that "make you laugh, then make you think" - with awards given by actual Nobel laureates.


Jean Carla Rodea
Saturday, September 19th, 2pm - 5pm
on
Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Jean Carla Rodea (b in Mexico City) is a research-based interdisciplinary artist and educator currently living in Brooklyn, NY. Her work involves a variety of disciplines and mediums such as music, sound, poetry, vocal performance and performance art, photography, video, movement, and sculpture. Her artistic practice deals with spaces and instances where problematic socio-political and cultural constructs are rendered visible through multimedia installations and performance.


Yoko Ono Yes
Wednesday, September 16th, 5pm - 7pm
on
Ridgewood Radio with David Weinstein (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
A musical investigation into the artist/vocalist’s work from conceptual to pop, with some experimental voice context from Yma Sumac, Cathy Berberian, Joan La Barbara, Shelley Hirsch, Charmaine Lee, and more.


Cobra Kai's Leo Birenberg & Zach Robinson
Tuesday, September 15th, 7pm - 8pm
on
Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins
Co-composers Leo Birenberg and Zach Robinson discuss scoring Netflix's currently most streamed series "Cobra Kai," the reboot of William Zabka and Ralph Macchio's Johnny Lawrence and Daniel LaRusso "Karate Kid" characters. The soundtrack for season one is available from La-La Land Records as a long box CD. Check out last week's Cobra Kai Prep Course of the original Bill Conti "Karate Kid" score highlights, if you missed it live.


Steve Lambert, artist/activist
Monday, September 14th, 6pm - 7pm
on
Techtonic with Mark Hurst
Steve Lambert talks about his "artistic activism" on the next Techtonic - including his project "Capitalism Works for Me, True/False," the most awkward 404 page on the Internet, and his latest, "Free The Vaccine." He'll also explain why he thinks arts nonprofits should stop using Facebook.


Scott McDowell for Jeff Conklin - Alan Braufman Interview
Sunday, September 13th, 10pm - Midnight
on
The Long Rally with Scott McDowell
Alto saxophonist Alan Braufman recently released a follow up to his debut album Valley of Search -- 45 years later. Tune in to hear Alan dish about what he was doing all that time away, his decades-long collaboration with Cooper-Moore, writing new music, and the making of his new album The Fire Still Burns.


Put The Needle On The Summer 2020 Food Series Grand Finale
Sunday, September 13th, 5pm - 6pm
on
Put The Needle On The Record with Billy Jam (on Video & WFMU stream & FM radio)
For the final installment in the WFMU 2020 Summer Food Series DJ Billy Jam along with engineer Ruth In The Control Booth will present a very special audio/video live streaming version of the food (and drink) themed weekly WFMU production with both classics and new exclusives. Listen & Watch for one hour to Put The Needle On The Record, Sunday September 13th at 5pm.


WFMU Wrestling Club is back for ONE WEEK ONLY!
Friday, September 11th, 6pm - 7pm
on
Darren's show
Wrestling RULES! Also, it sucks! And this week, it really sucks! Join Darren and Brett as they dissect the insane career and conflicting legacy of WWE Chairman and CEO, Vince McMahon. For a half century, Vince has been hailed as a genius, a monster, and everything in between. From his early days promoting Evel Knievel before his worldwide success as a wrestling promoter, to his evolution into a proto-Tr*mp eccentric TV billionaire, Wrestling Club breaks down the (mostly bad) story of Vincent Kennedy McMahon. Plus, songs, rare clips, maybe a surprise guest or two, and YOUR CALLS. Tune in!


Henry Flynt’s Delirium
Wednesday, September 9th, 5pm - 7pm
on
Ridgewood Radio with David Weinstein (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Ridgewood Radio tracks the journey of the anti-art activist from hillbilly music to durational ragas.


Martinibomb guest does a special 4-hour show today adding a fill in for High Waisted Modernists.
Wednesday, September 9th, 3pm - 7pm
on
Medium Cool with Martinibomb (on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)

LONGBOARDS & RAIL JOBS!!!
Monday, September 7th, 9pm - 1:16am
on
Big Planet Noise with Bob Irwin and Gina Bacon (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Join us for a super-special edition of Big Planet Noise as we blast one hundred (100!) fave '60s SURF & HOT ROD 45s!!! Over FOUR HOURS of rubber-burning, wave-crunching instro & vocal sounds! Plus, on our live playlist page we’ll post fab pics of each and every 45rpm we’re playing! Insert fresh batteries and fill that cooler now, because we’re planning a WILD RIDE to close out the holiday weekend!!! MONO RULES!!!


Cory Doctorow on his newest book: "How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism"
Monday, September 7th, 6pm - 7pm
on
Techtonic with Mark Hurst
Longtime internet users will recognize Cory Doctorow from his many columns, articles, Boing Boing blog posts, and sci-fi novels. On the next Techtonic, Doctorow talks about his new book, "How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism."


Max van Maria is taking over!
Monday, September 7th, 10am - 1pm
on
Frame Duggy Louder with Jan Turkenburg (on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
Versatile Dutch musician Remmelt Hemmes, known at Sheena's Jungle Room as schlager singer Max van Maria, aka "Heppy", aka singer/guitarist of the rockband Quasimodo AND long time member of the experimental music collective 'De Fabriek' will be hosting the third hour of Frame Duggy Louder. The sounds of The Sex Pistols, Thin Lizzy and Dutch bands like Super Perro, Infernorama, Simpel, Van East a.o. will fill The Room. Max will start his set at noon EDT. Get ready to rock!


Put The Needle On The Cheesesteak
Sunday, September 6th, 5pm - 6pm
on
Put The Needle On The Record with Billy Jam
For the second last installment in the WFMU 2020 Summer Food series the featured dish will be cheesesteaks; courtesy of a brand new cheesesteak-themed hip-hop mastermix produced by DJs Skruff and Unown for Billy Jam's Put The Needle On The Record, Sunday September 6th at 5pm.


Special Guest: Indofunk Satish
Saturday, September 5th, 2pm - 5pm
on
Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Indofunk Satish plays a very unusual trumpet called the Firebird, which allows him to play the traditional South Indian music he grew up with.


Cody Brant
Friday, September 4th, 9pm - Midnight
on
Daniel Blumin's show
Hailing from Vegas, Cody Brant has worked with Kommissar Hjuler und Frau and members of Smegma and the LAFMS and released albums on Chocolate Monk and Psych.KG. Tune in to hear an exclusive session straight outta Cody's garage that's chock full of eerie field recordings, 4 track collage tape warble, percussive rattle, feedback howl, and the trusty crawly lap steel!


Darren fills in for Shut Up Weirdo.
Friday, September 4th, 6pm - 7pm
on
Darren's show
WFMU Wrestling Club with special guests Chris Gethard and Joey Janela! Friday, September 4th, 2020, 6-7 pm Wrestling RULES! Also, it sucks! And you can talk to us about it on the phone! This week, Darren and Brett welcome comedian, author, and New Jersey’s favorite son, Chris Gethard, as well as AEW Superstar, independent wrestling icon, and Jersey Shore native, “The Bad Boy” Joey Janela, for a no holds barred conversation about two things everyone loves to hate: Professional Wrestling and the state of New Jersey. Featuring bad songs, rare clips, and YOUR CALLS, tune in to WFMU Wrestling Club this week for 60 minutes of Rock n Wrestling Weirdness with an artery clogging dose of Taylor Ham, Egg, and Cheese.


Moondog's Corner
Wednesday, September 2nd, 5pm - 7pm
on
Ridgewood Radio with David Weinstein (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
A musical profile of the eccentric, iconoclastic, visionary hermit who caught the attention of Leonard Bernstein, Charlie Parker, Janis Joplin, and Phil Glass and influenced many more.


Ben Hunt on Facebook, Kodak, and N95 masks
Monday, August 31st, 6pm - 7pm
on
Techtonic with Mark Hurst
On the next Techtonic, Ben Hunt looks at our tech-dominated systems from a financial angle - describing misdeeds at Facebook, Kodak, and the makers of N95 masks.


Rena Anakwe of A Space For Sound
Monday, August 31st, 3:01pm - 6pm
on
Radio Ravioli with Olivia
Olivia welcomes Rena Anakwe of A Space For Sound for conversation, music, and healing sounds. Rena’s Sound Bath mixtape came out in June on PTP, and she has been doing regular sound bath meditations on Instagram live all summer long. Tune in!


Yvonne Vereen Allen of The Donays
Saturday, August 29th, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael welcomes Yvonne Vereen Allen lead singer of The Donays for the story of this Detroit based group of teens who released one 45 in 1962, and broke up shortly after its release. This obscure record's B-side, "Devil In His Heart," would go to be covered by The Beatles a year later on their second studio album "With The Beatles."


DRUMMER STREAM DISCOTHEQUE!
Friday, August 28th, 3pm - 7pm
on
Give The Drummer Some with Doug Schulkind (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
No music puts on a braver face in the presence of gloom and depression than the driving, thriving club-floor-filling grooves of disco dance music. Given the unrelentingly awful times we find ourselves submerged in, there may be no more mood elevating sonic tonic than the unrelenting thump of disco—turned up loud. Boot depression in the ass while you kick off the weekend in style with one last four-hour Drummer Stream Discotheque!


The 12th Annual Evan "Funk" Davies Show Disco Dance Party!
Wednesday, August 26th, 9pm - Midnight
on
The Evan "Funk" Davies Show
It’s the original socially distant dance party! Just you and your radio and three hours of classic dance/disco jams from the mid-'70s to the early '80s. Hook up the disco ball, pull your rug back and turn up the volume. Everybody's dancin', everybody's on the beat, and there ain’t no stoppin' us now! Wednesday night the 26th at 9pm on WFMU!


Katie Mack, author, "The End of Everything"
Monday, August 24th, 6pm - 7pm
on
Techtonic with Mark Hurst
On the next Techtonic, astrophysicist Dr. Katie Mack talks about her book "The End of Everything" - which describes all the different ways the universe could end. (Don't worry, most of the scenarios are unlikely to occur anytime soon.)


John Rocca
Wednesday, August 19th, 9pm - Midnight
on
The Evan "Funk" Davies Show
John Rocca, leader of the band Freeez, talks about the 40th anniversary of their debut album Southern Freeez, which includes the insanely catchy title song that helped define the early '80s Brit-Funk sound. (Freeez also had the worldwide smash “IOU” in 1983.) Beggars Arkiv has reissued Freeez’s debut album as a 2-disc set that includes brand new music from John. Tune in to WFMU Wednesday night August 19 at 9pm!


WFMU Wrestling Club fills in for Seven Second Delay tonight
Wednesday, August 19th, 6pm - 7pm
on
Darren's show

People Like Us fills in in for Ken today.
Wednesday, August 19th, 9am - Noon
on
Do or DIY with People Like Us

Colin Stetson (Pt. 2 - "Hereditary" & "Color Out Of Space")
Tuesday, August 18th, 7pm - 8pm
on Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins

Colin Stetson returns for a part 2 listen and discussion on his soundtracks for Ari Aster's "Hereditary" (2018) and Richard Stanley's "Color Out Of Space" (2019). If you missed Pt. 1 on Colin's latest score for National Geographic's "Barkskins," check out the 8/11/20 archive.


Live from Aspic City!
Tuesday, August 18th, 11am - 3pm
on
Friendly Persuasion with Otis Fodder (on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
Sonderangebot creates a gelatin mold live from the kitchen harkening back to recipe book oddities of the 1960s while trying to convince Otis that he has far too many records by playing blind random selections with microphones strategically placed throughout the home.


Elaine Kasket, author, "All the Ghosts in the Machine"
Monday, August 17th, 6pm - 7pm
on
Techtonic with Mark Hurst
On the next Techtonic, Elaine Kasket, author of "All the Ghosts in the Machine," talks about what happens when someone dies, and their data lives on.


FOREVEREVANS!
Sunday, August 16th, Noon - 5:26pm
on
The Stork Club with Stork (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
It's a birthday party for the great pianist Bill Evans! On sonic display will be many of his masterful trio performances along with a multitude of other killer sessions. Joining the fun will be jazz writer and NY Times editor Peter Keepnews. (He's the son of Riverside Records legend Orrin Keepnews, who promoted and produced Evans for many years). He’ll talk about the music and spin a few yarns, as well as DJ a couple of sets. Come on in the Club and bask in the sweet harmonies!


DRUMMER STREAM DISCOTHEQUE!
Friday, August 14th, 3pm - 7pm
on
Matt Fiveash's show (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Matt Fiveash returns to his beloved broadcast alma mater Give The Drummer Radio to DJ like no one's listening to try and get you to dance like no one's watching. Without hewing to any particular style of music, an attempt will be made to make the ingredients taste good together. Rock and Roll (whatever that is), Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Funk, Disco, Island rhythms, goofy summer oldies, and hopefully some stuff with curse words in it since we will be out from under the iron hand of the FCC. Tune in and shake-a-you boogie through the generously proportioned Friday happy hour!


The Flange and Frigate is having a very special 4 hour show today.
Friday, August 14th, 2pm - 6pm
on
The Flange & Frigate with DJ GeorgyGirl (on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
DJ GeorgyGirl leaves the pub and sets sail on the pirates! August 14th marks the 53rd anniversary of the Marine & Broadcasting (Offences) Act, when the UK pirate radio DJs became full-on outlaws. Expect four hours of slamming 60s tunes, vintage adverts and jingles, pirate atmosphere, and much, much more!


Colin Stetson
Tuesday, August 11th, 7pm - 8pm
on Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins

Colin Stetson discusses his latest score for NatGeo's "Barkskins" released by Milan Records. Although known for his sax and clarinet work with extended techniques in polyphonics, circular breathing and embouchure, and as a sideman for Tom Waits, Lou Reed, Arcade Fire, Anthony Braxton, Godspeed You! Black Emperor and BadBadNotGood, Colin has also composed for Ari Aster's "Hereditary," Richard Stanley's "Color Out Of Space" and Hulu's "The First," and co-composed "Blue Caprice" and "Lavendar" with his former wife Sarah Neufeld of Arcade Fire.


Joel Kotkin, author, "The Coming of Neo-Feudalism"
Monday, August 10th, 6pm - 7pm
on
Techtonic with Mark Hurst
On the next Techtonic, Joel Kotkin talks about his book "The Coming of Neo-Feudalism," which describes how our tech-dominated economy is destroying the middle class - and what we can do about it.


Xanadu: The (Unofficial) 40th Anniversary
Saturday, August 8th, 3pm - Sunday, August 9th, 3pm
on
Xanadu: The (Unofficial) 40th Anniversary (on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
Otis Fodder and Don-O will play 24 straight hours of the 1980 "Musical Fantasy of All Time," XANADU: the hits, the misses, the rarities, covers, remixes, and anything else related to the movie, soundtrack, and Broadway show (there was a Broadway show?). In the spirit of the old Jerry Lewis telethons, Otis and Don-O will endeavor to stay awake for the whole thing, and they hope to do a little early fundraising for WFMU at the same time. Strap on your roller-disco skates and watch a promo about the event here.


Bruce Thomas of The Attractions
Saturday, August 8th, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael welcomes Bruce Thomas who played bass for Elvis Costello as part of The Attractions. His almost twenty-year tenure in the band included recording Elvis' groundbreaking first eleven albums, and virtual non-stop touring.


Mardi Gras and a Half
Friday, August 7th, 8pm - 9pm
on
Downtown Soulville with Mr. Fine Wine
It's six months since Mardi Gras, and we could all use a full hour of New Orleans soul 45s.


DRUMMER STREAM DISCOTHEQUE!
Friday, August 7th, 3pm - 7pm
on
100% Whatever with Mary Wing (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
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 pays homage to shameless '80s overindulgence! (With plenty of guilt-free trax from other decades as well.) Put on your red shoes and dance the blues for four hours!


Otis Fodder guest hosts Aloha Fridays today
Friday, August 7th, 11am - 2pm
on
Aloha Fridays (on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
Three hours of classic exotica this week, as Otis Fodder sits in with an all-vinyl set on 5 turntables. Sounds to drift and dream by. Be one of the live tuners and you dear listener can record your memories in our lovely Kenzo chatroom! Reveries can be yours today. Bonus memories included. As seen here. Do not call now.


The Big Tech hearings and Lisa Macpherson
Monday, August 3rd, 6pm - 7pm
on
Techtonic with Mark Hurst
On the next Techtonic, Mark Hurst talks about the Big Tech hearings in Congress and why they're so important to pay attention to. Also, Lisa Macpherson from DC-based Public Knowledge describes why she left the corporate world to speak out against Big Tech's fraudulent practices.


DRUMMER STREAM DISCOTHEQUE!
Friday, July 31st, 3pm - 7:15pm
on
Acid Jazz Hands with Bronwyn Bishop (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Tune in and dance away the crazy as Bronwyn B pays tribute to the lovably trashy decade of her formative years with an '00s dance party! Put on your flares and a midriff top, grab a Capri Sun and party like you’re a 13-year-old at a middle school dance in 2007!


Martinibomb guest hosts Aloha Fridays today
Friday, July 31st, 11am - 2pm
on
Aloha Fridays (on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
This Friday 11am EDT, the Sheena's Jungle Room stream is kicking off a new weekly series of rotating DJs playing 3 hours of relaxing exotic cocktail party sounds called "Aloha Fridays." First up is Martinibomb, host of the Sheena's show Medium Cool.


The King Khan Takeover: Interview, DJ Set, and Tarot Reading
Tuesday, July 28th, 9pm - Midnight
on
Burn It Down! with Nate K.
The almighty King Khan (of the King Khan & BBQ Show, King Khan and the Shrines, the Tandoori Knights, Louder Than Death, and many more) drops by Burn It Down! to discuss his latest undertaking, the Infinite Ones—a free jazz project featuring, among others, Marshall Allen and Knoel Scott of the Sun Ra Arkestra. Khan will also deliver a DJ set featuring some of the sounds that inspired the Infinite Ones, and he'll read Nate's tarot on air. Not to be missed!


Jonathan Hertzberg's "Dirty Old New York aka Fun City III" (Two Hour Show)
Tuesday, July 28th, 7pm - 9pm
on
Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins
Jonathan Hertzberg returns for a seventh installment, the third of which dedicated to music from John Lindsay and Ed Koch-era NYC films (as experienced through his "Dirty Old New York aka Fun City" video series). Jonathan's new label Fun City Editions reissues repertory cinema and music of works that exist "outside of their time." Revisit Jonathan's past appearances featuring NYC preserved in film in all of its glory here and here.


Scott Johnston, author, Campusland
Monday, July 27th, 6pm - 7pm
on
Techtonic with Mark Hurst
FREE SPEECH is the topic of the next Techtonic. Along with his own commentary about the moment we're in, Mark Hurst interviews Scott Johnston, author of the novel "Campusland," about how social media is driving college students - and all of us - insane.


Begin the Brackeen
Sunday, July 26th, Noon - 4:23pm
on
The Stork Club with Stork (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
We luxuriate, immerse ourselves and otherwise gorge, on the music of Joanne Brackeen, on this, her 82nd birthday. Her super-powerful, inventive voice on piano rings out on her own leader-projects, and her collaborations with Art Blakey, Stan Getz, Eddie Gomez, and dozens more - all add up to a packed program at The Stork Club this Sunday from noon to 3 pm EDT, that’s headed for some overtime.


DRUMMER STREAM DISCOTHEQUE!
Friday, July 24th, 3pm - 7pm
on
Tony Coulter's show (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
The Drummer Stream's Friday dance party series rolls on to help you dance away the crazy! This week, Dance to the Moving Picture Show as Tony Coulter spins hip-shaking, toe-tapping tunes from movies, TV, and sound library LPs.


RIP Johnny Mandel
Tuesday, July 21st, 7pm - 8pm
on
Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins
Morricone Island pays tribute to jazz trumpeter and trombonist turned composer Johnny Mandel who died at 94 on June 29. Mandel's debut film score for 1958's "I Want To Live!" garnered his first of 17 Grammy nominations before penning "The Shadow of Your Smile" for 1965's "The Sandpiper" and "Suicide Is Painless" for 1970's "M*A*S*H*." Other highlights include "Point Blank," "The Last Detail," "Freaky Friday," "Being There" and "Caddyshack."


Ed Park, novelist and journalist, on reading during a pandemic
Monday, July 20th, 6pm - 7pm
on
Techtonic with Mark Hurst
What should we be reading during a pandemic? Novelist Ed Park, who writes for the New Yorker and other publications, talks with Mark about what he has enjoyed reading - especially graphic novels and short fiction - since lockdown started.


Put The Needle On The Burger
Sunday, July 19th, 5pm - 6pm
on
Put The Needle On The Record with Billy Jam
On this week’s Summer 2020 Food Series installment of Put The Needle On The Record Billy Jam with DJ friends Ragz and Unown will celebrate burgers and sliders in a special food hip-hop mix, in addition to premiering a ton of new 2020 hip-hop. Put the needle on Summer 2020 Food Series airs Sundays @ 5pm on WFMU


DRUMMER STREAM DISCOTHEQUE!
Friday, July 17th, 3pm - 7pm
on
Continental Subway with David Dichelle (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Live from Leipzig, Germany, Continental Subway host David Dichelle brings you EUROSMASH! four killer hours of dancefloor-fillers from the heart of Europe and beyond!


SONIC BOOM DJ set and interview
Wednesday, July 15th, 3pm - 6pm
on
Scott Williams's show
Spacemen 3 co-founder Sonic Boom joins Scott on July 15th! Since the breakup of the 3, Sonic has performed as Spectrum and led the project Experimental Audio Research, collaborating with such luminaries as Delia Derbyshire and Kevin Shields. He also produced one of the all-time great compilations Spacelines, as clear a guide to his musical sensibilities as can be hoped for. So it's especially exciting that he'll be preparing a DJ set specially for today's program. Chat at 3:45pm, Sonic Boom DJ set at 4pm.


Harold Faltermeyer
Tuesday, July 14th, 7pm - 8pm
on Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins

Munich keyboardist and composer Harold Faltermeyer discusses scoring 80s blockbusters "Beverly Hills Cop" (“Axel F”!!), "Top Gun," "Fletch" and "The Running Man," the latter recently reissued by Varese Sarabande. Starting at Deutsche Grammophon (engineering Stockhausen), Giorgio Moroder recruited Faltermeyer to Hollywood as his secret weapon on "Midnight Express," "American Gigolo," "E=MC2" and Donna Summer's "Bad Girls" (writing "Hot Stuff") before scoring his first Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer film "Thief of Hearts." He returns in 2020 to compose for "Top Gun: Maverick."


Special First Anniversary Broadcast!
Saturday, July 11th, 7pm - 11pm
on
Five Miles To Midnight with The Knave (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Celebrating his 1st anniversary on the Drummer Stream your host the Knave is presenting an extra-long show (maybe three hours, maybe four, who knows?!?). Tune in for the usual stomping' tunes and killer grooves, and listen for a bevy of special guests, including Palmtree Paddy from the Ports of Paradise radio show, DJ Simon J Laxton, DJ Bama Lama, and live music by swamping blues powerhouse Mike Elrington and the musical duo of Celia Church Music & Jon von Goes (who is also host of the JVG Radio Method). Stop by for vinyl spins of the best in Afrobeat, Cumbia, Latin, Exotica, Funk, Soul, Blues, Garage, Disco & Rock N Roll, as well as on air drinking, antics, and live performances!


DJ. Stashu guest hosts Double Dip Recess!
Saturday, July 11th, 9am - 11am
on
Double-Dip Recess with Roger

DRUMMER STREAM DISCOTHEQUE!
Friday, July 10th, 3pm - 7pm
on
Testify! with Larry Grogan (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Larry Grogan and Testify! return to the Drummer Stream Discotheque with a four-hour garage and psyche avalanche, packed end-to-end with fuzz, jangle and phase!


RIP Ennio Morricone
Tuesday, July 7th, 7pm - 8pm
on
Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins

Ben Green, author, "The Smart Enough City"
Monday, July 6th, 6pm - 7pm
on
Techtonic with Mark Hurst
Ben Green's new book "The Smart Enough City" describes how cities can make use of digital technology, while preserving privacy and justice. An example of the WRONG way to implement urban tech is Google's LinkNYC kiosks, which surveil people as they walk by. Mark Hurst and Ben Green discuss how to design digital cities on the next Techtonic.


Angel Bat Dawid
Monday, July 6th, 3:01pm - 6pm
on
Radio Ravioli with Olivia
Tune in for conversation with artist Angel Bat Dawid, based in Chicago. We'll also hear a couple of excerpts from her monthly radio show on NTS and her music on the indie, spiritual-jazz-and-beyond label International Anthem.


Action Park
Sunday, July 5th, 6pm - 8pm
on
Therese's show
If you lived anywhere in the NYC metro area during the 1980s and 90s, chances are you visited, or at least heard commercials for, the legendary Action Park in Vernon, NJ. Therese speaks with Andy Mulvihill, son of the park's founder, Gene, and co-author of the new book: ACTION PARK: Fast Times, Wild Rides, and the Untold Story of America's Most Dangerous Amusement Park


An All-American / Un-American "World Covers" Fourth of July
Saturday, July 4th, 6pm - 9pm
on
Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg
You may have heard Rob's "World Covers" segments Friday mornings on WFMU's Wake with Clay Pigeon, To celebrate the 4th Rob takes a World Covers deep dive - with a full show of songs from the U S of A performed by bands and artists from around the globe.


Cratedigger's Lung is doing a special 3-hour show today!
Friday, July 3rd, 6pm - 9pm
on
Cratedigger's Lung with Rich In Washington (on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
Cratedigger's Lung brings you MUSIC FOR A**HOLES! - A three hour celebration of patriotic records for 4th of July! From 6pm to 9pm, Rich in Washington brings you this festive, fervent romp through his cranky rightwing 45s, LPs and more!


DRUMMER STREAM DISCOTHEQUE!
Friday, July 3rd, 3pm - 7pm
on
Bodega Pop with Gary Sullivan (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Dance away the crazy with the Drummer Stream's weekly Friday dance party. This week, Bodega Pop Live's Gary Sullivan takes over DANCETERIA 2020: Get your hindsight movin' to the eighties sounds of funky punk, electro, metal dance, mutant disco, nascent hip hop, no wave and more!


Paul Leonard-Morgan (Errol Morris's "American Dharma")
Tuesday, June 30th, 7pm - 8pm
on Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins

On a special Fourth of July week edition, Paul Leonard-Morgan discusses his score for "American Dharma," the Errol Morris 2019 documentary on Steve Bannon (on vinyl via Light In The Attic), as well as his score co-composed with Philip Glass for the series "Tales From The Loop." Paul got his start in Glascow arranging for Belle & Sebastian, Isobel Campbell and Mogwai and writing for the De Wolf Music Library.


Unicole Unicron
Tuesday, June 30th, 6pm - 7pm
on
Music Of Mind Control with Micah
Unicole returns to the Mind Control Lab to discuss her new album and offer deep spiritual empowerment during these disheartening times. Unicole is the leader of UNICULT, a communal framework for establishing joy. Promoting ideas of intention and manifestation, extraterrestrial intelligence and transhumanist notions of gender and identity, Unicole is a rising pop star cult leader and digital salvationist.


Special Offer!
Tuesday, June 30th, 11am - 3pm
on
Friendly Persuasion with Otis Fodder (on FM radio & Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
Listener Sonderangebot slides into the show this week spinning some of her favorite vinyl delights! From Latvian Dance Sensations to Cooking Cantopop in the Kitchen with your Oma!


The good guys score a point against Big Tech
Monday, June 29th, 6pm - 7pm
on
Techtonic with Mark Hurst
The good guys have scored a major point against Big Tech. On the next Techtonic, Mark Hurst talks about the Facebook advertiser boycott that finally, for the first time, has made Mark Zuckerberg blink. (Plus some bonus dystopian tech news.)


Talking with Geng from PTP Records
Monday, June 29th, 3:01pm - 6pm
on
Radio Ravioli with Olivia
Geng runs PTP Records (fka Purple Tape Pedigree), label and collective based out of NYC. We'll hear him talk about how he and the small DIY label are hanging in through the pandemic, new music from PTP, and music from his project King Vision Ultra.


George McCrae
Saturday, June 27th, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael welcomes George McCrae to chat about his long career, which started in the Florida club scene of the 1960s and peaked in 1974 with the massive #1hit single "Rock Your Baby." Written and produced by Harry Wayne Casey and Richard Finch of KC and the Sunshine Band, it's of the fewer than 40 singles ever to have sold over 10 million physical copies.


DRUMMER STREAM DISCOTHEQUE!
Friday, June 26th, 3pm - 7pm
on
Underwater Theme Park with Meghan (on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Dance away the crazy with the Drummer Stream's weekly Friday dance party. This week, Meghan takes over with a continuous flow of massive AFROBEAT tracks!! Have ample drinks and proper footwear handy, and maybe apologize to the downstairs neighbors in advance!


Recently Allowed
Thursday, June 25th, 10am - Noon
on
Sounds Under 64 Not Allowed with Jan Turkenburg (on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
In this episode Jan will celebrate his birthday by picking his favourite recordings from those that have turned 64 in the first 6 months of this year and thus can now be allowed on this show. He will be playing them in chonological order, starting with Edna Savage's 'Arrivederci Darling' recorded on January 13, 1956 and finishing with Archie Bleyer's 'Rockin' Ghost' recorded on June 30, 1956.



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