October is Crunch Time at WFMU and we need your support! Make a pledge of any amount to WFMU this October and not only will you be a radio hero, but you can also enter your pet into our mascot contest (check out last year's contestants here)! Be sure to tell us your pet's name in the pledge comments, and upload a photo of your pet here. Don't miss out on the new swag, including our Bird Beak T-shirt and Shredding Chipmunk T-shirt!
Got a Roku? Fill up a tub of popcorn, flop down on the couch, then tune in and drop out to many entertaining and slightly disturbing visuals presented by WFMU. That's right, WFMU now has our own Roku channel! Move over, Carol-oke channel, there's a new game in town!
In case you missed it...
- Gaylord Fields hosted a live set by psych/surf band Dengue Fever (fronted by Cambodian singer Chhom Nimol): listen
- Brian Turner presided as Dan Melchior and Tony Allman jammed out: listen
- Icelandic film score composer Jóhann Jóhannsson discussed his latest work with Devon E. Levins on Morricone Island: listen
- East Orange native Barrence Whitfield visited Irwin's show with his band the Savages to deliver a soul-tinged rock set: listen
- Kathryn Calder of New Pornographers fame performed a live solo set of pop songs on Therese's show: listen
Coming up at Monty Hall:
Sat Oct 3 - Reggae Night with Jerry Harris, Teddy Brown, Trevor Flowers, and Ska Johnson | tickets
Thurs Oct 15 - Honk! NYC in NJ International Brass Band Mayhem | tickets
Fri Oct 16 - WFMU Movie Night: Phase IV with live score by Morricone Youth | tickets
Sat Oct 17 - Wreckless Eric | tickets
Sun Oct 18 - Michael Chapman / Steve Gunn / Bridget St. John | tickets
Thurs Oct 22 - Kylesa / Inter Arma / Indian Handcrafts / Irata | tickets
Fri Oct 23 - The Ex with Ken Vandermark / $75 Dollar Bill | tickets
Sat Oct 24 - People Like Us presents Citation City (U.S. Premiere) | tickets
Tues Oct 27 - Antique Phonograph Music Program 20 year anniversary show | Free!
Thurs Nov 5 - Todd Barry | tickets
Sat Nov 7 - Soul Clap & Dance Off feat. DJ Jonathan Toubin | tickets
Fri Nov 20 - Big Sandy and His Fly Rite Boys / The Defibulators / Alex Battles | tickets
Sat Nov 21 - The Flamin' Groovies | tickets
Sat Dec 5 - Rocket From the Tombs | tickets
Sat Dec 12 - The Real Kids / Baby Shakes | tickets
Remember that song you heard us play last week that went "Badda-ba-padda-ba-doomp-pa-shloobey"? And remember how you missed the DJ back-announce the name of the artist who did it? WFMU's Time Search page is just what you've been waiting for! All you have to do is input the day and time you heard that song, and the time search page will point you to the playlist, or possibly even to a link to hear it again! Try it right now!
Attention smartphone zombies: the Free Music Archive recently released new mobile apps for both iOS and Android (or search "FMA" in the App Store / Play Store). Grab the app and bask in the sweet sounds of 88,000 free songs! Explore music by genre and check out hand-picked mixes until your thumbs go raw.