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Transmitter Problems at 90.1 FM

WFMU’s 90.1 FM signal is experiencing problems, as of Monday, Nov 30th. While we try to repair things, all of our streams are working just fine (listen: MP3 | Pop-Up), and our signal at 91.1 FM is also at full power.

Literary Guild Meet-up – Dec 5th

Join WFMU’s Literary Guild for a reading and listener meet-up at the Red Room above KGB Bar (85 E. 4th St, Manhattan) on Saturday, Dec 5th (8pm)! RSVP here.

‘Tis the season to consume!

Follow your materialistic instincts to the WFMU Store: new items just added! WFMU flasks, Junk Food and Mighty Goldfinch T-shirts, knit hats, band-aids, stickers, and more! Orders placed by Dec. 15th will arrive in time for Chrimbus.

Shop with Amazon’s Smile program to help WFMU

Ordering gifts 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.

Apps schmapps

No matter which device is preventing you from making eye contact with other humans, WFMU is on board:

iPhones and iPads (grab the app)

Androids and related tablets (snag the app)

Kindle Fire and Fire phone (nab the app)

Get to know WFMU’s Mascot, Dusty

Inquiring minds want to know more about WFMU’s new mascot, Dusty the chinchilla.  Dusty is a four-year-old standard gray female chinchilla. She’s a single mother to one-year-old Izzy. Both were adopted from a chinchilla rescue organization. Dusty’s favorite snacks include dried apples and Quaker oats. Hobbies include gnawing on wood and cackling like a rooster. Watch Dusty take a bath!

Watch and Listen to The Ex

If you weren’t able to make it to Monty Hall last month to see the Ex perform live with Ken Vandermark, then you’re in luck!

We’ve just posted video of the incredible performance on WFMU’s Vimeo page, and you can now download audio of the set on the Free Music Archive.

In case you missed it…

Gaylord Fields hosted a live set by Jersey City indie pop band Sunshine & the Rain: listen

Morricone Island celebrated Ennio Morricone’s 87th birthday with an hour-long special: listen

– French black metal group Mortífera brought their signature “depressive” sound to Wm Berger’s My Castle of Quiet: listen


Coming up at Monty Hall

Don’t miss these upcoming shows at Monty Hall:

Sat Dec 5 – Rocket From the Tombs / EZTV | tickets

Sat Dec 12 – The Real Kids / Baby Shakes / Wyldlife | tickets

Sat Jan 16 – Laura Cantrell / Michael Shelley | tickets

Support the Free Music Archive

The Free Music Archive is raising funds this month that will be put toward improving the site. Consider making a donation to keep the great free sounds coming, and you can also snag the FMA’s awesome new t-shirt.

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The WFMU time is now 01:05 EDT on Monday Full Schedule