Past Special Programs on WFMU
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Drop In Presents Snayle's Zippity Do #2 with Gayle The Snayle
Saturday, June 15th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Gayle The Snayle returns for another round at the Zippity Do Drop Inn!


The Music of Donald Rafael Garrett
Saturday, June 15th, 5pm - 10pm
on Observations of Deviance with David Mittleman
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Although his discography and fan base are relatively small, multi-instrumentalist Donald Rafael Garrett (1932-1989) made an indelible mark on Jazz history. He played and recorded with musicians like Roland Kirk, Dewey Redman, Archie Shepp and most notably, on five John Coltrane albums. Observations of Deviance will explore his solo and sideman recordings along with exclusive audio comments from musicians Charles Tolliver, William Parker and Ronnie Burrage.


Chris Stein
Saturday, June 15th, 3pm - 6pm
on Todd-o-phonic Todd's show

Chris Stein is a founding member of Blondie. He and Deborah Harry formed the combo in the early days of the CBGB's scene and they rose from that to international stardom with such hits as "Heart Of Glass" and "Call Me". Chris has just published an autobiography, "Under A Rock" (St. Martins Press), that examines his life from childhood in Brooklyn to the present day.


Special Guest: Fay Victor
Saturday, June 15th, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Fay Victor is a sound artist and bandleader who uses performance, improvisation and composition to examine representations of blackness and modern life.


Steven Brill
Saturday, June 15th, 6am - 9am
on Currents with Brian D

Author and media executive Steven Brill joins Currents on Saturday, June 15th (6 am to 9 am) to discuss his new book, The Death of Truth: How Social Media And the Internet Gave Snake Oil Salesmen And Demagogues The Weapons They Needed To Destroy Trust And Polarize The World – And What We Can Do About It, which describes the origins of misinformation and how to address it.


Bob chats with Director Karim Aïnouz about his film FIREBRAND & more!!
Thursday, June 13th, 10pm - 2am
on Bob Barth's One Night Stand
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
LIVE from Los Angeles: FIREBRAND tells the story of Henry VIII's sixth and final wife Katherine who becomes a target of the king's vengeance in his paranoid attempt to wipe out heresy. The film stars Alicia Vikander and Jude Law and we have Director Karim Aïnouz on the show. Then... It is summer and just about every theatre in town is cranking out their big summer musicals. We'll drop into the Pulitzer Prize winning A STRANGE LOOP downtown at the Ahmanson, La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts has Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, Pasadena Playhouse brings us JELLY'S LAST JAM and the Hollywood Pantages has the national tour of MRS. DOUBTFIRE. Finally there may be no better time to be had in all of southern California when the Troubies mashup Shakespere's Antony & Cleopatra with the music of Duran Duran in their one-of-a kind vaudevillian DURAN DURANTONY & CLEOPATRA at the Colony Theatre in Burbank. June 13th at 7pm-11pm PT, 10pm - 2am ET.


Pye In Your Face
Wednesday, June 12th, 10pm - Midnight
on We're Outta Sight!!! with Stu
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
DJ Stu Rutherford opens up his Pye-hole and delivers two hours of beat, psych and glam tunes released on the Pye record label between 1963 and 1978.


Found Sound DJ Battle!
Wednesday, June 12th, 9am - Noon
on Ken's show

In celebration of the Found Footage Film Festival coming to Monty Hall on June 20, Station Manager Ken welcomes fest organizers Joe and Nick Prueher to talk about the Found Footage Fest and also engage in a Found Sound DJ Battle. Ken and Joe and Nick will each be pulling out the wildest and most incomprehensible found audio clips for you the listeners to vote on. It'll take place from 10am to Noon on Ken's show, Wednesday, June 12.


Mark Schatzker and "Food, Inc. 2"
Monday, June 10th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

Ultraprocessed foods are technologies designed to get us to eat more and more. Mark Schatzker returns to Techtonic to discuss the documentary "Food, Inc. 2" in which he appears, explaining how these foods work. As a bonus, Schatzker will also tell the story of how Doritos were invented.


Special Guest: Paolo Angeli
Monday, June 10th, Noon - 3pm
on Irene Trudel's show
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Sardinian Guitar Sorcerer Paolo Angeli makes a return appearance on Irene's show. Angeli's instrument is a bit of a Frankensteinian melding of regular baritone guitar, cello strings and headstock, Kora-like side strings, propellers and multiple effects, all of which create a wonderfully ethereal wall of beautiful sounds. Paolo's latest album, Níjar (pronounced "knee-HAR"), is an imaginary soundtrack to "Bodas de Sangre," by Federico García Lorca. Paolo Angeli plays a few pieces and chats with Irene.


Teresa invites you to a funeral procession for a hummingbird. We’ll be joined by other birds, mimics, jazz-soul bagpipers, professional whistlers, and Dinah Washington.
Sunday, June 9th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row


Black Lives, People of Earth: Jean-Paul Bourelly Interview
Saturday, June 8th, 7pm - 10pm
on Observations of Deviance with David Mittleman
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Active for over four decades, Haitian-American Jazz guitar player Jean-Paul Bourelly has pushed boundaries with some of the top Jazz musicians in the world (Miles Davis, Muhal Richard Abrams, Cassandra Wilson) and continues to break new ground. To celebrate People of Earth, his new album with the US/French band Black Lives, he sat down for an exclusive interview with host David Mittleman. They discussed the new album and Bourelly's extensive discography.


Strangeloves and Company
Saturday, June 8th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
In the wake of the British invasion in 1964, the songwriting / production team of Bob Feldman, Jerry Goldstein and Richard Gottehrer began releasing music in the guise of a fake Australian group called The Strangeloves. This move paid off with the hit song "I Want Candy" among others. Join DJ Stu Rutherford as he spotlights the music these three men created and released under various "group" names along with material from other artists that they produced.


Andy Ellison and Nikki Corvette
Saturday, June 8th, 3pm - 6pm
on Todd-o-phonic Todd's show

Weeks after his conversation with Todd-O-Phonic Todd, the legendary Andy Ellison performs live on his show. Drawing on material from his tenures with John's Children and Radio Stars this is sure to be a treat. Andy will perform later that evening as part of Maker Park Radio's Punk Rock Mini- Golf Festival in Staten Island.
Nikki Corvette brings her high energy power pop to The Todd-O-Phonic Todd Show with what will no doubt be a stirring live set. Nikki and her all-star band headline the Oh Bondage Up Yours! festival in Queens on Saturday night.


Special Guest: Paula Henderson
Saturday, June 8th, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Paula Henderson is a baritone saxophonist and composer and a prolific session musician.


NRBQ's Terry Adams
Saturday, June 8th, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael welcomes Terry Adams of NRBQ to discuss the new expanded reissue of "She Sings They Play," their 1985 collaboration with Country Music great Skeeter Davis.


Theee Retail Simps
Friday, June 7th, 9pm - Midnight
on Burn It Down! with Nate K.

Montreal's most esteemed keepers of the rock 'n' roll fire return to WFMU for a wild live performance. With 2023's excellent Live on Cool Street already in the rearview mirror, the band choogle through a gloriously shambolic set of songs so new the forthcoming album they're on, due this fall on Total Punk, doesn't even have a name yet. Tune in Friday, June 7, for the sneak peek.


Put The Needle on The San Francisco Remote
Friday, June 7th, 7pm - 8pm
on Put The Needle On The Record with Billy Jam

Billy Jam yet again ventures into San Francisco with the WFMU remote broadcast unit to the Mission District studios of DJ Quest where, along with the legendary Bay Area turntablist, other guests will include Live Human bassist Andrew Kushin and emcees Z-Man and Luke Sick. Put The Needle On The Record on Friday June 7th at 7pm (4pm local CA time) on WFMU.


Miki Beryeni
Friday, June 7th, 3pm - 6pm
on Mona's show

Miki Beryeni speaks with Mona about her book Fingers Crossed (How Music Saved Me From Success) and her history with Lush, Piroshka and the Miki Beryeni trio.


DJGG's Birthday: 60 at 60!
Friday, June 7th, 2pm - 6pm
on The Flange & Frigate with DJ GeorgyGirl
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
Special 4-hour show!


Bob chats with screenwriter Jeff Nathanson on his latest film YOUNG WOMAN AND THE SEA & more!!
Thursday, June 6th, 10pm - 2am
on Bob Barth's One Night Stand
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
LIVE from Los Angeles: Screenwriter Jeff Nathanson (Catch Me If You Can, The Terminal) is on the show to talk about his latest inspiring film starring Daisy Ridley, YOUNG WOMAN AND THE SEA. Then we are off to check out some new theatre openings in Southern California. First up at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in Santa Barbara ALICE, FORMERLY OF WONDERLAND tells the story of the real people who inspired the Alice in Wonderland story. It's a musical and in the Oxford tradition is performed acapella. Then... Sherlock Holmes is MISSING?!?!? and only his brilliant partner can hope to find him in HOLMES & WATSON at the Laguna Playhouse. Finally... CONCERT COVERAGE: Natalie Merchant wraps up her tour downtown at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. June 6th at 7pm-11pm PT, 10pm - 2am ET.


Interview with Declan from Amyl & The Sniffers
Thursday, June 6th, 8pm - 10pm
on Transmissions from Echo Beach with Derek Westerholm and DJ Babs
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
We were lucky to catch up with guitarist Declan from Amyl & The Sniffers, and got to hear about the new album and their adventures on tour. We'll be featuring some ATS and related artists, a must-listen for fans!


Swansea Sound
Wednesday, June 5th, Noon - 3pm
on The Evan "Funk" Davies Show

Swansea Sound were formed during the COVID lockdown by members of English indie-pop royalty: Amelia Fletcher and Rob Pursey, both of Heavenly and Talulah Gosh, among others; and Hue Williams of The Pooh Sticks. The initial plan was to just release a single or two, but the releases kept coming. Now with two albums under their belt they’re coming to the US for the first time, including a live set right here at WFMU!


Daniel Weintraub ("Deep Listening: The Story of Pauline Oliveros" Director)
Tuesday, June 4th, 8pm - 9pm
on Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins

Director Daniel Weintraub discusses "Deep Listening: The Story of Pauline Oliveros," his new documentary film project on the life and work of the composer, performer, educator and humanitarian told through interviews with Oliveros, her peers (Terry Riley, Morton Subotnick) and disciples (Thurston Moore, Laurie Anderson), and rare photographs, home movies, hand-drawn scores and signal flow diagrams, unheard recordings and live performance footage.


Nikki Corvette interview on Rock & Roller Derby
Sunday, June 2nd, 8pm - 10pm
on Rock and Roller Derby with Suzy Hotrod

Powerpop icon Nikki Corvette joins Suzy on Sunday, June 2nd for a chat to celebrate her upcoming show in NYC headlining the Oh Bondage, Up Yours! the 2-day festival of female-fronted bands on Saturday, June 8th at TV Eye, and the re-release of her out-of-print bubblegum punk classic self-titled album Nikki and the Corvettes on Munster records.


Carter presents a sound collage of music, poetry, and field recordings!
Sunday, June 2nd, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row


Drop-In presents DJ Courtney Noir’s “Ich Bin Ein WFMUer” - one hour of the finest German post-punk, new wave and noise pop Deutschland has to offer.
Saturday, June 1st, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)


Special Guests: The HawtThorns
Saturday, June 1st, 5pm - 7pm
on Someday Matinee with Gina Bacon
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
The HawtThorns are the duo of KP and Johnny Hawthorn. They moved from Southern California to East Nashville, where they make music that is a unique mix of 60’s Laurel Canyon, British Invasion and Cosmic Cowboy. They’re coming in to talk about their new album Gravity and play some songs for us!


Special Guest: Alan Braufman
Saturday, June 1st, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Saxophonist, flutist and composer Alan Braufman is Dave's guest.


Ron House plays the Homestead hits!!!
Friday, May 31st, 9pm - Midnight
on Burn It Down! with Nate K.

Who's house? Ron's house. Ron House, legendary frontman of Great Plains, Thomas Jefferson Slave Apartments, Psandwich, and Counter Intuits, returns to Burn It Down! as guest DJ, taking a deep dive into the catalog of venerable indie institution Homestead Records, which celebrated its first release 40 years ago this May and released the first Great Plains albums just a few months later. The history lesson happens Friday, May 31st, 9pm to midnight. Don't skip class!


Put The Needle On Sacramento's MediumRare Records & Collectibles
Friday, May 31st, 7pm - 8pm
on Put The Needle On The Record with Billy Jam

Billy Jam takes the WFMU remote unit on the road again this week when he'll travel to California's capital city to broadcast live from MediumRare Records & Collectibles in downtown Sacramento's historic Lawrence Warehouse where his guests will include Boss Tootie, Mactivity and DJ Colossal. Put the Needle On The Record Friday May 31st at 7pm (4pm local CA time)


Bob chats with Jazz Pianist and Composer Andy Milne & more!!
Thursday, May 30th, 10pm - 2am
on Bob Barth's One Night Stand
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
LIVE from Los Angeles: Juno award winning pianist & composer Andy Milne has just wrapped his latest tour with his band Unison in support of their latest album Time Will Tell. Tonight Andy joins us to chat about his latest works and touring as a jazz musician. Then we are headed to West Hollywood to check out the latest Groundlings Main Stage show LITTLE MISS GROUNDLING. Finally we are going to YouTube Theater in Inglewood to see MADNESS as they return to the states for the first time in twelve years and they've brought some out of sight openers to kick off the steller night! May 30th at 7pm-11pm PT, 10pm - 2am ET.


Sato & Jonny
Thursday, May 30th, 9pm - Midnight
on Music To Spazz By with Dave the Spazz

Longtime Music To Spazz By favorites drop by the show for the usual rock 'n' roll mishegoss! Featuring Weekly World Blues host Matt Fiveash on bass duties.


Jake Ephros visits this is the modern world
Thursday, May 30th, 9am - Noon
on This Is The Modern World with Trouble

Jake Ephros, union organizer and grass roots activist, visits This is the Modern World to discuss the uncommitted slate in June's NJ primary and how abolishing the ballot line will reshape progressive politics.


Nostalgic Extravaganza Palooza Free Form Hybrid edition, My Favorites tracks ever!
Wednesday, May 29th, Midnight - 3am
on Radio Futura with DJ Pedro Fumero

A Special Celebration of 100 Radio Futura Programs with just some of My favorites tracks ever! Back-to-back Nostalgic Extravaganza Palooza, Free Form Hybrid edition. Dj Pedro FUMERO goes down the rabbit hole of emotions and memories in this once in a lifetime mix tape ONLY to see again, if we ever make 1000 episodes.


The Octopus Project
Tuesday, May 28th, 8pm - 9pm
on Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins

Austin's The Octopus Project return to discuss their recent vinyl soundtrack releases for "Sasquatch Sunset," the band's fourth score for director team David and Nathan Zellner starring Jesse Eisenberg and Riley Keough (Milan/Mutant, July 2024), and "Butterfly In The Sky," a documentary on the PBS children's television show "Reading Rainbow" hosted by LeVar Burton (Earth Libraries, RSD 2024). Revisit the band's 2018 interview discussing the band's history and scoring for the Zellner Brothers' prior films.


We should all switch to Linux
Monday, May 27th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

Microsoft's launch of new spyware in Windows is a good reminder that Big Tech intends to exploit you via its computers and surveillance phones. A good non-corporate alternative is Linux, a free and open-source operating system. On the next Techtonic, Mark speaks with "Peter" (not his real name), a security expert living in Switzerland, about why, and how, we should all switch to Linux.


Carly guest hosts!
Sunday, May 26th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

This episode is all about beginnings and endings.


Drop In Presents an encore broadcast of "We Love The Pirates" with Screamin' Lord Flot
Saturday, May 25th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Broadcasting from Her Majesty's Radio Ship Terre T II, somewhere between the Shivering Sands Thames Estuary and the North Sea, Screamin' Lord Flot and Radio Tezza presents "We Love The Pirates" -- a tribute to those intrepid mid-60's marine DJs who rocked the UK and gave the Beeb what for!


Drew McDowall of Coil
Friday, May 24th, 3pm - 6pm
on Mona's show

Mona hosts Drew McDowall of Coil, in celebration of his forthcoming solo album A Thread, Silvered and Trembling out via Dais Records on May 31.


Lightheaded - Live in Studio B
Friday, May 24th, Midnight - 3am
on Six Degrees with Alan

After releasing their new album "Combustible Gems" on Slumberland Records and leading up to a 3 month tour ending in the UK, New Jersey's Lightheaded brings a timeless jangle pop sensibility, gorgeous harmonies, great songwriting and a refreshing sense of humor to Six Degrees. And of course there will be a round of New Jersey Trivia.


Tim Robbins (yes, that Tim Robbins) returns with his new work Topsy Turvy & more!!
Thursday, May 23rd, 10pm - 2am
on Bob Barth's One Night Stand
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
LIVE from Los Angeles: The Actors' Gang in Culver City presents Topsy Turvy: A Musical Greek Vaudeville written & directed by Tim Robbins. On tonight's show Tim is going to discuss how the events of the pandemic inspired this piece. Then we are off to the Atwater Village Theatre to catch PANG SPA, a beautiful piece about love, family and responsibility. Finally we visit ANoiseWithin in Pasadena to see their new production of George Bernard Shaw's Misalliance a wonderful comedic satire... And stay tuned as we bestow upon ANoiseWithin a VERY special award! May 23rd at 7pm-11pm PT, 10pm - 2am ET.


The Prof. Fuzz 63
Wednesday, May 22nd, Noon - 3pm
on The Evan "Funk" Davies Show

The Prof. Fuzz 63 are a three-piece family band from just north of Dallas. They’re also literally a garage band. Their garage/practice space is adorned with photos of The Cramps, among others, and singer uses an old telephone handset for a mic. What else do you need to know? OK, they’re also playing May 22 at Berlin in NYC and May 23 at Finnegan’s in Hoboken.


Bobsday Eve 83 Spectacular!
Tuesday, May 21st, 9pm - Midnight
on The Frow Show with Jesse Jarnow

Bob Dylan turns 83 this May and the Frow Show celebrates with its 4th annual turn towards the Bobological pleasures. Thread up your reel-to-reel and tune in for three hours of live tapes, covers, answer songs, tributes, outtakes, etc.


Goldfrapp's Will Gregory (Will Gregory Moog Ensemble)
Tuesday, May 21st, 8pm - 9pm
on Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins

Goldfrapp's Will Gregory discusses the Will Gregory Moog Ensemble analog synth debut album "Heat Ray" (Mute, June 14) with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, inspired by Greek mathematician Archimedes. Will has composed for film and television ("I.D.," "Extraordinary," "Serengeti") and co-composed with Alison Goldfrapp ("My Summer of Love," "Nowhere Boy") and Portishead's Adrian Hutley ("Arcadia," "Chloe"). Before co-founding Goldfrapp in 1999, Will performed with Michael Nyman, The Cure, Peter Gabriel and Tears For Fears.


What's eating Google?
Monday, May 20th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

Google abandoned its slogan "Don't be evil" years ago. But things have gotten even worse as the company announced bizarre new AI features, and even more surveillance, at its recent developer event. All of which raises the question: What's eating Google?


Sheer Mag live set!
Sunday, May 19th, 8pm - 10pm
on Rock and Roller Derby with Suzy Hotrod

Sheer Mag will play a live set on Rock & Roller Derby with Suzy Hotrod featuring songs from their new album “Playing Favorites” on Third Man Records. Catch them touring in Europe and UK in August.


Dobromiła Dobro guest hosts!
Sunday, May 19th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

A selection of soft and disturbing electronic music, with the taste of red melon, the smell of the metallic lake and the touch of a girl with a knife.


Drop In Presents: More New Zealand Music from the Land of the Long White Cloud with Mike From Brooklyn
Saturday, May 18th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Mike from Brooklyn returns to RocknSoul Drop-In to bring us some more sounds from New Zealand artists. This time from the 1980s all the way up to the current decade. Expect to hear some underground legends as well some bands you might not have heard before!


Special Guest: John Cowan
Saturday, May 18th, 5pm - 7pm
on Someday Matinee with Gina Bacon
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
As a member of both the groundbreaking New Grass Revival and the Doobie Brothers, John Cowan and his music occupies a unique space somewhere between the worlds of nontraditional bluegrass and soul. His new book Hold to a Dream combines a rollicking account of his life and career, with interviews with some of the biggest names in country, bluegrass, and roots music including Kris Kristofferson, Bela Fleck, Loretta Lynn, Jim Messina, John Carter Cash, Sam Moore, and Bernie Leadon. He’s coming in to talk about all of that, and play some songs for us!


Lame Drivers
Friday, May 17th, 9pm - Midnight
on Burn It Down! with Nate K.

The boys are back in town! Lame Drivers, featuring WFMU's own Jason Sigal, return to the station for their hat trick performance and second for Burn It Down! w/ Nate K. Continuing to expertly straddle the fine lines that separate power pop, punk, new wave, and golden-age indie rock, Lame Drivers have released their first new album in 10 years, Become an Island due out June 28. Tune in on Friday, May 17, to hear tracks from it and maybe a cruisin' classic or two.


Put The Needle On The Econo Jam Records
Friday, May 17th, 7pm - 8pm
on Put The Needle On The Record with Billy Jam

Billy Jam once again takes his "Put The Needle On The Record" show on the road when he will broadcast live from Oakland's Econo Jam Records store on Telegraph Ave at 24th Street from 4pm - 5pm local California time - on Friday May 17th from 7pm-8pm on WFMU.


Stack o' Stax
Friday, May 17th, 2pm - 4pm
on Shakin' Street with Joe Belock
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
2 hours of Stax and Volt singles (and maybe Enterprise also) as we get ready for the new Stax documentary series!


Bob chats with Sarah Martin of BELLE & SEBASTIAN & more!!
Thursday, May 16th, 10pm - 2am
on Bob Barth's One Night Stand
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
LIVE from Los Angeles: Scottish indie pop band Belle & Sebastian came into focus in the mid-nineties and haven't slowed down since. They are currently out on the road and tonight on the show we have Sarah Martin! Then we are sitting down with director Tracey A. Leigh to discuss her pulse quickening new work TWO STOP, currently running at the Atwater Village Theatre, that drops the audience into a Korean bodega in the middle of the LA riots. May 16th at 7pm-11pm PT, 10pm - 2am ET.


Myriam Gendron
Thursday, May 16th, 3pm - 6pm
on Scott Williams's show

Montreal-based songwriter and folk interpreter Myriam Gendron returns to Scott's show, celebrating the release of her new record "May Day" on Feeding Tube records. Catch her at Le Poisson Rouge later that night, with Jim White and Marisa Anderson.


Tribute to Steve Albini
Tuesday, May 14th, 7pm - 8pm
on Kick Out The Jams with Joey D
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Joey D honors rock icon Steve Albini, who passed away last week, with an hour of music he engineered and/or played on from Nirvana to the Pixies to Shellac, The Jesus Lizard and more.


Chris Gilliard on what AI is really for
Monday, May 13th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

Chris Gilliard returns to Techtonic to discuss recent dystopian news stories featuring AI, leading to some disturbing conclusions about what AI is really for.


Tracy City
Monday, May 13th, Noon - 3pm
on Three Chord Monte with Joe Belock

Tracy City is a gang of salty broads revving the engines of garage rock by way of New York City no-wave queercore. They're working on a new record with producer Palmyra Delran, which perhaps we'll get a preview of during this live performance.


Alice Bag
Sunday, May 12th, 8pm - 10pm
on Rock and Roller Derby with Suzy Hotrod

Suzy welcomes LA ‘77 punk legend Alice Bag, founder of The Bags, to chat about her life as a musician, author, artist, educator, and feminist. Alice recently collaborated with Kid Congo Powers on his new record That Delicious Vice. We will also speak about her memoir, “Violence Girl: East L.A. Rage to Hollywood Stage, a Chicana Punk Story” and her most recent album, “Sister Dynamite.”


DJ Lariza guest hosts!
Sunday, May 12th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

DJ Lariza takes you around the world in the search for the sound of love.


Drop In Presents: Doc Burner’s “No Siesta, Rock Fiesta!
Saturday, May 11th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Madrid-based musician Doc Burner drops in on WFMU’s Rock And Soul Radio with an hour of music from the best acts on the local Madrid rock scene. ¡Escuche!


Choncy
Friday, May 10th, 9pm - Midnight
on Burn It Down! with Nate K.

Part of the Queen City's takeover of the punk underground, Cincinnati's Choncy excel at the sort of tough, tight punk that is informed as much by arty DiY post-punk as it is by the standard-bearers of hardcore. Throw in some righteous anger and a little psych damage, and you have a real winner. Nate K. is proud to welcome Choncy to the show for a live performance on Friday, May 10.


Nora Keyes Live at Midnight on Six Degrees with Alan
Friday, May 10th, Midnight - 3am
on Six Degrees with Alan

Nora Keyes (The Centimeters, Fancy Space People, Elf Freedom, solo artist) kicks off her first east coast show in roughly a decade with a live midnight set on Six Degrees with Alan. Catch her show Friday at Rubulad with Abbie from Mars, Super Jam Xplosion (ex Flaming Fire folks), DJ Scott Williams and the Undertow Brass Band.


Bob chats with musician Julia Holter & much more!!
Thursday, May 9th, 10pm - 2am
on Bob Barth's One Night Stand
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
LIVE from Los Angeles: Julia Holter lives in a world of Art Pop and Ambient sound. She's with us tonight to discuss how she builds her work and then translates it to the stage. Then we'll take a look at two outstanding and unconventional theatrical works. Magician Helder Guimaraes tells his incredible immigrant/Hollywood story in this incredibly moving & mind blowing work THE HOPE THEORY at The Geffen Playhouse in Westwood. At the International City Theatre in Long Beach they are presenting WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, a piece that discusses and challenges the importance of the constitution through the eyes of a young woman. Finally we wrap up with two plays. HITLER'S TASTERS that imagines the young women who indeed tasted Hitlers food for poison in an extremely intimate and contemporary setting at The Matrix Theatre in West Hollywood. Costa Mesa's South Coast Rep brings us GALILEE, 34 a piece that takes a look at Jesus's disciples in the days following his death as they struggle with how exactly they are going to keep sharing his message. May 9th at 7pm-11pm PT, 10pm - 2am ET.


Heavy Metal Parking Lot HARD STUFF … Terre T guest hosts for Frank In Queens!
Tuesday, May 7th, 6pm - 7pm
on Hard Stuff with Frank in Queens
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Kegger beer blast in da Hard Stuff parking lot - join your fellow dirt bag teens as your fave metal chick brings you only da most rad ruling rocking 70-80s choice choons.


The new colonialism is a "data grab," say Ulises Mejias and Nick Couldry
Monday, May 6th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

Google, Microsoft, and other Big Tech companies are surveilling your daily life and extracting the profits that flow from your data . . . much like how, hundreds of years ago, colonial powers extracted the resources from territories they invaded. On the next Techtonic, Ulises Mejias and Nick Couldry discuss their provocative new book "Data Grab: The New Colonialism of Big Tech and How to Fight Back."


Cactus Lee
Monday, May 6th, 9am - Noon
on Surface Noise with Joe McGasko

Cactus Lee is an Austin-based musician whose sound incorporates all manner of honky-tonk, folk, and rock flavors. Hear him backed by his ace touring band as he plays music from his latest album "Big Red," as well as songs from his previous albums, on the next Surface Noise program.


Alyza guest hosts!
Sunday, May 5th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Our intern Alyza takes over for an hour of dreamy, melodic house music!


Collate
Sunday, May 5th, 3pm - 5pm
on Paul Bruno's show

When she's not writing record reviews and hosting radio shows for Maximum Rockandroll or running the excellent Domestic Departure label, Erika Elizabeth is part of Portland trio Collate. Unlike the cold calculation of many post-punk enthusiasts, Collate brings the heat with their jagged riffs and passionate vocals. Catch them live on April 22nd at Hart Bar along with Kilynn Lunsford and Blank Account and hear them on Paul's show May 5th.


Atlantic Tunnel with Ed
Sunday, May 5th, 2pm - 4pm
on Atlantic Tunnel with Ed
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
On Sunday, May 5th Atlantic Tunnel celebrates its 200th show at WFMU’s Rock ‘n’ Soul Radio. To help us celebrate, host Edward Rogers welcomes special guests: musician and author, Sal Maida (Roxy Music, Sparks, Milk ‘n’ Cookies) and music journalist/A&R executive Mitchell Cohen (author of the recent Looking for the Magic: New York City, the ‘70s and the Rise of Arista Records) to talk about their newest book ‘The White Label Promo Preservation Society Volume 2’ as well as Maida’s just-released book ‘Four Strings, Phony Proof, 300 45s, & Bottom’s Up’, both from Hozac Books. Along with Rogers, Maida and Cohen will contribute to the show’s playlist, so you know the music will be bizarrely cool! It’s so special, they called in musician-producer, Don Piper, to engineer and be a part of the show. Come join the celebration and join us in the Chatbox.


A Strange Celestial Road: Ahmed Abdullah Interview
Saturday, May 4th, 7pm - 10pm
on Observations of Deviance with David Mittleman
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Host David Mittleman presents an exclusive interview with legendary Jazz trumpeter and author Ahmed Abdullah. Best known for his membership in Sun Ra’s Arkestra, Abdullah played a vital part in the 1970s New York Loft Jazz scene. Abdullah discusses his time with Sun Ra, playing with Jazz legends like Sam Rivers and authoring his memoir, A Strange Celestial Road.


Drop In Presents Scott_OZ Returns Again!
Saturday, May 4th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Beloved Australian listener Scott_OZ returns again to DropIn with a 3rd installment of some more of the most wild and weird music from Down Under!


Special Guest: Noel McKay
Saturday, May 4th, 5pm - 7pm
on Someday Matinee with Gina Bacon
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Noel McKay is originally from Lubbock, Texas. His grandfather started a radio station in Pearsall, with call letters KVWG “The Kind Voice of the Winter Garden,” a station that played everything from easy listening to country and western and Mexican musichas. Before landing in Nashville, Noel played worldwide, and spent quality time in Guy Clark’s workshop, building a guitar. We’ll hear about all of that, plus some songs from his new album You Only Live Always.


Special Guest: Théo Girard
Saturday, May 4th, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Based in Paris, Théo Girard is a bass player and composer with his own record label who loves to travel the world to discover the artists who bring creative music to life.


Little Black Egg
Friday, May 3rd, 9pm - Midnight
on Burn It Down! with Nate K.

Georgia Hubley needs no introduction, especially around these parts. But when she's not drumming and singing in the one and only Yo La Tengo, Georgia dons the moniker Little Black Egg. A loose, improvisatory project that delivers an almost liminal version of that special something that she so deftly brings to YLT, Little Black Egg will be rounded out with Ira Kaplan for a special live, in-the-studio performance on Burn It Down! Friday, May 3.


Special Guest: Jeffrey Silverstein
Friday, May 3rd, 5pm - 7pm
on Beachcomber's Buffet with Arlo
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Beachcomber's Buffet welcomes Jeffrey Silverstein to chat about his forthcoming EP Roseway & listen to some selections.


Bob chats with Stephin Merritt of THE MAGNETIC FIELDS & more!!
Thursday, May 2nd, 10pm - 2am
on Bob Barth's One Night Stand
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
LIVE from Los Angeles: The Magnetic Fields are currently on tour with the 25th Anniversary of their opus 69 LOVE SONGS. It is performed in its entirety over the course of two nights. Tonight the man who wrote ALL 69 Love songs is with us, Stephin Merritt. Then we are off to the El Rey to catch the young country storyteller Sam Barber! May 2nd at 7pm-11pm PT, 10pm - 2am ET.


The Lemon Twigs
Thursday, May 2nd, Noon - 3pm
on Pseu's Thing With A Hook

Pseu gets The Lemon Twigs on the horn as they load-in for their NYC gig! The Brothers of destruction have a brand new LP "A Dream is All We Know", already getting huge critical praise. The Twigs' tour is in high gear, with a local show at White Eagle Hall on Saturday 5/4. Tune in for the buzz!


Two Year Anniversary Non-Stop Dance Party!
Wednesday, May 1st, 10pm - Midnight
on We're Outta Sight!!! with Stu
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Shunning his usual back-announce mic breaks, DJ Stu Rutherford presents a non-stop set of 49 movers, groovers and uptempo rockers spanning the 1950s up through the current decade. Put on your dancing shoes and help Stu celebrate his 2 year anniversary here at WFMU.


UV-TV
Wednesday, May 1st, Noon - 3pm
on The Evan "Funk" Davies Show

UV-TV formed in Gainesville, Florida, in the mid-2010s, but by the turn of the decade they’d relocated to New York City. Their first release after moving to NYC, 2021’s Always Something, was one of EFD’s favorites of that year; they’ll play some songs from that album as well as some new songs from an upcoming release. Tune in for some post-punk jangle-drone!



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