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News from the Freeform Front

On Tues Apr 21st and 28th (3-6pm), Brian Turner presents a two part special on Manchester legends, The Fall. Tune in to hear rare live recordings, interviews with former Fall members Stephen Hanley (4/21), Brix Smith Start, and Marc Riley (4/28), plus NYC's Spectre Folk plays a set of Fall covers live in studio (4/21). Don't miss it!
The WFMU Record Fair is coming your way: May 1-3 at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint (79 Franklin St)! Luxuriate in a gigantic room filled wall-to-wall with LPs, 45s, CDs, videos, books, posters, collectibles and who knows what else! Oh wait, I know: special appearances by Danny Kroha (Demolition Doll Rods / Gories), Bambi Kino, Miriam, Olivia Neutron John, and more! Get $2 off admission with this coupon, be sure to check out the full schedule of events, and RSVP to the Facebook event.
Tom Jenkinson aka Squarepusher graces the WFMU studios with a rare live session, Thursday April 30th (mid-3am) on Nickel & Dime Radio with $mall ¢hange. A virtuoso bass player and beat maker, Squarepusher plays uncompromising avant electronic music influenced by amen break jungle and heavy jazz fusion ala '70s Miles Davis.
The Free Music Archive challenges you to make a fake movie trailer! Enter the FMA's Unreel Trailers Challenge: grab some public domain film footage, FMA music, and create a short video trailer for a movie that doesn't exist (yet). The deadline for submissions is May 8th and the winner will receive a fancy projector.
Record Fair in Brooklyn May 1-3?! I want to go to there, but how? Mass transit tips for those not accustomed to outer-borough travel: the closest subway to the Record Fair is the G train at Greenpoint Ave (less than 5 min walk to the Brooklyn Expo Center). Coming from Manhattan? Take the A train into Brooklyn and transfer to a Queens-bound G train at Hoyt-Schermerhorn (the L train will be down May 2-3). Hate the subway? Overground travel tips below...
Join WFMU at Monty Hall on Apr 28th for an evening of music celebrating the wide range of musical styles coming out of Cambodia in the '60s and '70s. Chhom Nimol of Dengue Fever performs the songs of Ros Serey Sothea, original members of Baksey Cham Krong and The Drakkar Band will play, and Sinn Sisamouth's grandson will perform his grandfather's beloved songs. Tickets here.
Coming up at Monty Hall next month and beyond:
Thurs May 7 - Object Collection live dubs the Steven Segal film Under Siege presented by Miniature Minotaurs | tickets
Sat May 9 - The Minus 5 / Steve Wynn & the Miracle 3 | tickets
Mon May 11 - Jessica Pratt | tickets
Thurs May 14 - Mac McCaughan (Superchunk) / The Flesh Wounds | tickets
Sat May 16 - Obnox / Uniform / Wilful Boys | tickets
Thurs May 21 - A screening of Revenge of the Mekons | tickets
Wed June 3 - The Woggles / Wyldlife / Sunshine & the Rain | tickets
Do you order stuff on Amazon? Don't worry, your secret is safe with us! Use this link when you shop, and a portion of the proceeds from your purchase will be donated to WFMU. Please note that Amazon lists us as "Auricle Communications," which is our grown-up, IRS official name.

Playing Today

The WFMU time is now 1:04am EDT on Tuesday. (Full Schedule.)

Monday
6am to 9am
(Web-only)
Options (More Than A Few) Exciting Moments with Frank O'Toole
9am to Noon Options Imaginary Radio with Chris M.
Noon to 3pm Options Three Chord Monte with Joe Belock
3pm to 3:01pm Options Jim Price
3:01pm to 6pm Options Scott Williams
6pm to 7pm Options Sportsy Talk with Bronwyn C.& Jim
Special: Ed Lucas (More info)
7pm to 8pm Options Dr. Gameshow with Jo Firestone
8pm to 9pm Options Night People
9pm to Midnight This week only: Options Pseu Braun
Special: Pseu Braun fills in for Dave Hill
Tuesday
Midnight to 3am This week only: Options Airborne Event
Special: Dan Bodah fills in for Jesse Jarnow
[See the playlist]
3am to 6am Options Ning Nong Radio
6am to 9am
(Web-only)
Options Marty McSorley