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Options "The Platform On The Ocean" by Arthur Russell
Options on Marty McSorley's show
Give the Drummer Radio stream (Schedule)
"Four Knights - He'll Understand and Say Well Done"
Rock & Soul Ichiban stream
"Gino Washington - Like My Baby"
UbuWeb Radio stream
"Paul Cotton and Stan Rice - Paul Cotton and Stan Rice, "Untitled," March 11, 1978"
Radio Boredcast stream
"Daniel Menche - Tiny Stretched Tim Hour (Radio Boredcast Day 10)"

News from the Freeform Front

Celebrate the golden era of Cambodian rock at Monty Hall, Apr 28th Join WFMU at Monty Hall THIS Tues 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.
The Fall spectacular with Brian Turner Tuesday, April 28th 3-6pm with Brian Turner: Part 2 of three hours of The Fall live performances from BT's tape collection PLUS chats with two of the band's best instrumental anchors of its (long) history, guitarist Marc Riley (1978-83), and guitarist Brix Smith Start (1983-89) speak to WFMU on life inside and outside of the band. This past week's archive featured chat with bassist Stephen Hanley and a live set of Fall covers with Spectre Folk in studio.
WFMU's 2015 Record Fair: May 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in Brooklyn! The WFMU Record Fair is coming your way THIS WEEKEND: 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 FB event.
Squarepusher performs live on Nickel & Dime Radio, 4/30 mid-3am! 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.
Make a fake movie trailer! 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.
How do I get to the Record Fair in Brooklyn? 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 or take the 7 train to Court Square in Queens and transfer to a Brooklyn-bound G train (the L train will be down May 2-3). Hate the subway? More travel tips below...
The documentary about WFMU comes to Chicago, Montclair, and The WFMU documentary, Sex and Broadcasting, is coming to the Montclair Film Festival right here in NJ May 6th and 10th (tickets). And if you're in Canada, the film will be showing at the Canadian Week Music Festival in Toronto May 9th (1:30pm, tickets).
Shop with Amazon's Smile program to help WFMU. 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 6:47am EDT on Tuesday. (Full Schedule.)

6am to 9am
Options Marty McSorley
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9am to Noon Options This Is The Modern World with Trouble
Noon to 3pm Options Liz Berg
3pm to 6pm Options Brian Turner
Special: The Fall: Second half of 2-Week special with Marc Riley and Brix Start Smith (More info)
6pm to 7pm This week only: Options Pseu Braun
Special: Pseu Braun fills in for Aerial View
7pm to 8pm Options Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins
8pm to 9pm Options The Ragged Antique Phonograph Program with MAC and Mike the Barber
9pm to Midnight Options Irene Trudel
Special: Shulcoth! (More info)
Midnight to 3am Options Wm. Berger presents My Castle of Quiet
Special: Vorde (More info)
3am to 6am Options Garbage Time with Matt Warwick