Upcoming Special Programs on WFMU
Last updated: August 11th at 12:45 PM

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Touring the Torment Nexus
Monday, August 15th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

As the internet meme has it, Big Tech is building the "Torment Nexus" - the monstrous thing that dystopian sci-fi has warned us, for years, NOT to build. On the next Techtonic, Mark Hurst gives a tour of the Torment Nexus: comparing the warnings issued by past guests with recent, real-world tech news.


The 14th Annual Evan "Funk" Davies Show Summertime Disco Dance Party!
Wednesday, August 17th, Noon - 3pm
on The Evan "Funk" Davies Show

“Get Down Today”? “I Love The Daylife”? Maybe you think disco dancing is strictly an evening activity, but Evan “Funk” Davies is going to prove you wrong this year. Tell the boss you need the afternoon off and tune in for three hours of classic dance/disco jams from the mid-'70s to the early '80s!


Bob Brainen & Pete Tomlinson Present American Music B.T.B. (Before The Beatles)
Saturday, August 20th, 11am - 2pm
on Bob Brainen's show
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Many Music Historians claim that music in the U.S. was a wasteland before the Beatles arrived to save us. We beg to differ and feel that there was plenty of amazing, vital & just-plain-fun music being made of all different types and we'll attempt to prove it.


Author Martin Kelly
Saturday, August 20th, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael welcomes Martin Kelly co-author of ‘Rickenbacker Guitars - Out of the Frying Pan Into the Fireglo’ which tells the story of the ninety year history of the influential guitar maker.


DJ Mr. Giveyourgirlback Guest Hosts!
Sunday, August 21st, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

From RLC-WVPH, DJ Mr. Giveyourgirlback from the Grandslam is bringing you an hour of stargazing and shoegazing


“We're Outta Sight!!!” presents “How Do You Like THEM Apples? Part One”
Wednesday, August 24th, 10pm - 11pm
on We're Outta Sight!!! with Stu
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
DJ Stu Rutherford spins rock and soul tracks from the Apple Records label. You'll hear a hit song or two but the primary focus here is on deeper cuts. Part two airs August 31st.


In Search of Space: Nik Turner's Birthday!
Friday, August 26th, 4pm - 6pm
on The Flange & Frigate with DJ GeorgyGirl
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)


Masma Dream World Guest Hosts!
Sunday, August 28th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

"strange,how very,very strange..." Journey into the lands of bass, ceremonial percussion,moody and spooky new music all the way to the cries of crows....expect storytelling of Gabonese folk tales and enchanted memories from their childhood...


“We're Outta Sight!!!” presents “How Do You Like THEM Apples? Part Two”
Wednesday, August 31st, 10pm - 11pm
on We're Outta Sight!!! with Stu
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
DJ Stu Rutherford spins rock and soul tracks from the Apple Records label. You'll hear a hit song or two but the primary focus here is on deeper cuts. Part One aired on August 24th.


DJ Gummie guest hosts!
Sunday, September 4th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Grrrrlz, grrrlz, grrrlz. DJ Gummie is all balled up and ready to roll with an hour of tension-tightened tunes by women.


WFMU Broadcasts Live from Frantic City!
Saturday, September 24th, 11am - Midnight
on Live Broadcasts and Special Events

WFMU will be broadcasting the debut Frantic City festival, which takes place on Saturday September 24th in Atlantic City! The festival will be hosted by funnyman Fred Armisen, with a stunning line-up that features Yo La Tengo, Shannon and The Clams, Superchunk, Titus Andronicus, and so many more greats! See the full line up and get tickets here. If you are unable to attend in person, WFMU will be broadcasting the entire show live.



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