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PBS NewsHour correspondent Simon Ostrovsky
Friday, August 19th, Midnight - 3am
on Sound Landscapes with Sophie

This week on Sound Landscapes PBS NewsHour correspondent Simon Ostrovsky shares some of his favorite tracks he’s picked up over the years covering Ukraine. Simon has travelled there since the 2005 Orange Revolution for a number of outlets including VICE, The New York Times and PBS and will answer callers questions about anything.


Scott W. is in for Fabio today
Thursday, August 18th, 3pm - 6pm
on Scott Williams's show


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!


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.


DJ Fisk Guest Hosts!
Sunday, August 14th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Berlin based artist and DJ Fisk will guide you through a range of experimental club music and deconstructed beats, with influences from the UK and around the world.


Drop In Presents Rachael
Saturday, August 13th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Experimental filmmaker, animator and photographer Rachael, drops in with a stunning set of women voices.


Special Guest: Whispering Bob Harris
Saturday, August 13th, 5pm - 7pm
on Someday Matinee with Gina Bacon
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Whispering Bob Harris is a legend, from his time hosting The Old Grey Whistle Test, as a founder of Time Out Magazine, and over 50 years as a radio host on BBC2. We're thrilled he'll be joining Gina in Studio G in Nashville to talk about his amazing career and spin records by some of his favorite artists.


Interview with Taylor A. Purdee
Friday, August 12th, 7pm - 9pm
on Acid Jazz Hands with Bronwyn Bishop
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
This week on Acid Jazz Hands, Bronwyn talks to Taylor A. Purdee, writer/director/star of the 2020 musical film Killian & the Comeback Kids. Bronwyn and Taylor discuss how an indie movie musical gets made, their mutual hometown of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and a secret Oscar category that has never been used!


A Special show with music from Roy Harper!
Friday, August 12th, 4pm - 6pm
on The Flange & Frigate with DJ GeorgyGirl
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)


Don Fleming Drops in to Ken's Show
Wednesday, August 10th, 9am - Noon
on Ken's show

Station Manager Ken welcomes musician, producer and archivist extraordinaire Don Fleming to the magic factory to discuss and play gems from his latest musical excursions. Don has worked with everybody from Alice Cooper to the Velvet Monkeys, and has been busy recently curating and protecting the personal archives of Lou Reed, George Harrison, Hunter S Thompson, Ken Kesey and more. Don will be spinning, chatting and taking questions from listeners. The magic happens Wednesday from 930 to 1130am on Ken's show.


James Bridle, author, "Ways of Being"
Monday, August 8th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

How did a slime mold outperform the world's best urban planners? Why is a lawsuit asserting Happy the Elephant's right to leave the Bronx Zoo? Artist and author James Bridle returns to Techtonic to discuss his new book "Ways of Being: Animals, Plants, Machines: The Search for a Planetary Intelligence."


Keegan guest hosts!
Sunday, August 7th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Research suggests that both the void and the vibe are the strongest between the hours of 5 and 6pm on Sunday afternoons in late summer.


Special Guest: Singer-Songwriter, Former Argent Member, Russ Ballard
Sunday, August 7th, 2pm - 4pm
on Atlantic Tunnel with Ed
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Atlantic Tunnel celebrates its 100th Show with an Exclusive Interview with musician and singer-songwriter, Russ Ballard. Former member of The Roulettes, Unit 4+2 and Argent, and successful songwriter for such artists as Kiss, Rainbow, Roger Daltrey, Santana, Hot Chocolate, Colin Blunstone, Lulu, Three Dog Night and many more! Join us as we talk to him about his early days playing with Adam Faith to his new solo adventures.


Interview with Elena Chimaera
Sunday, August 7th, Midnight - 3am
on Radioactivity with Abbie From Mars

Brooklyn-based musician and artist Elena Chimaera joins Abbie From Mars for a conversation. Their album Star was released this past June.


Drop-In Presents DJ Gummie
Saturday, August 6th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Love won’t save you, money won’t save you. Discipline might! DJ Gummie sticks it to ya!


Interview and live performance from NRBQ
Saturday, August 6th, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael welcomes NRBQ for an interview and set of live music recorded in Montclair, New Jersey at Magic Door Studios. Formed in 1967 and still going strong, the band plays songs from their new lp "Dragnet" and discusses touring, recording, The Beatles, and more!


Dan Wool of Pray For Rain (Mad God / Sid & Nancy)
Tuesday, August 2nd, 8pm - 9pm
on Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins

SF-based composer Dan Wool discusses his latest score for Phil Tippett's 30 years-in-the-making stop-animation masterpiece "Mad God" (soundtrack on Waxwork Records). His 50+ film, documentary and tv credits begin as leader of soundtrack band Pray For Rain scoring seven of Alex Cox's films starting with Sid & Nancy and Straight To Hell, and Abbe Wool's Roadside Prophets, Dan sang and guitared for early 80's St. Louis punk band The Strikers.


"What now?"
Monday, August 1st, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

Since Congress may not act to curb Big Tech's power, we have to ask: "What now?" and look for ways to live in a society dominated by monstrous tech companies. Mark Hurst has some suggestions on the next Techtonic.


DJ Domenica is back again to guest host!
Sunday, July 31st, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

This time with a mix of sultry after hours florid and humid electronics.


Drop-In Presents Chili MacPagoda
Saturday, July 30th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
A global plague motivates people towards an interesting & unintended effect in the public airwaves. Upending the idea of “radio” with transmitting their favorite sounds, by whatever means at the ready. An ode to micro-broadcasting/pirate radio and the dj’s who produced an alternate means of survival.


Are We There Yet? The 2nd Annual Double Dip Recess Family Road Trip Special.
Saturday, July 30th, 9am - 11am
on Double-Dip Recess with Roger

Distract yourselves on that long trip by listening to songs about cars, travel, vacations, snacks, car games and pee breaks.


Guest DJ set by TV Priest
Friday, July 29th, 9pm - Midnight
on Mona til Midnight

London band TV Priest are doing a guest DJ set and interview on Mona Til Midnight this week in support of their new album My Other People on Sub Pop.


Rory Sullivan-Burke, author of The Light Pours Out Of Me: The Authorized Biography of John McGeoch
Wednesday, July 27th, Noon - 3pm
on The Evan "Funk" Davies Show

From Magazine to Visage to Siouxsie & the Banshees to Public Image Limited, John McGeoch’s guitar sound defined the post-punk era and beyond. Author Rory Sullivan-Burke has written a compelling biography of this brilliant musician, which includes insights from family, bandmates, and noted musicians influenced by his work. Tune in for a discussion of the book and a healthy serving of music featuring McGeoch.


Paris Marx, author, "Road to Nowhere"
Monday, July 25th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

Author Paris Marx discusses his new book "Road to Nowhere: What Silicon Valley Gets Wrong about the Future of Transportation." From the broken promises of Uber to the dirty secret of electric vehicles, the interview reveals why we need to resist the techno-billionaires and their dystopian dreams.


Slic guest hosts!
Sunday, July 24th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Slic mines the NYC scene (and beyond) for cute hooks and evil rhythms


Robyn Hitchcock live in Studio G!
Saturday, July 23rd, 5pm - 7pm
on Someday Matinee with Gina Bacon
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Robyn Hitchcock is a musician, guitar player, surrealist poet and artist who loves cats and cheese, among other things. He'll joining Gina live in her home studio to play a few songs, have a chat, plus share news of this week’s big announcement…and more!


Barry Louis Polisar interview
Saturday, July 23rd, 9am - 11am
on Double-Dip Recess with Roger

This week Roger interviews the one-man symphony of comic anarchy. Barry Louis Polisar, (most well known for his Grammy winning song All I Want is You in the opening credits of the Academy Award winning movie Juno.) He and Roger talk about why FROG and YARD don't rhyme, why you should never cook your baby sister in a frying pan, and why he has been censored by school boards.


John Schnall’s Midnight Matinee: Twinkle, Twinkle, “Killer” Cale
Saturday, July 23rd, Midnight - 3am
on Inflatable Squirrel Carcass with Rich Hazelton

At the stroke of midnight on Saturday, July 23, John Schnall’s Midnight Matinee presents: Twinkle, Twinkle, “Killer” Cale. The music of John Cale merged with Exorcist author William Peter Blatty’s The Ninth Configuration into a meditation on madness, dog Shakespeare, religion, Hell’s Angels of Troy, and selenophobia (go ahead and google it). All for you, dear listener, all for you. Saturday, July 23, 12 am – 1 am (Friday overnight) on RIch Hazelton’s Inflatable Squirrel Carcass.


Special guest Ajay Saggar
Tuesday, July 19th, 3pm - 6pm
on Spin Age Blasters with Creamo Coyl

This week Creamo welcomes a live-in-studio guest —Amsterdam's favorite son, Ajay Saggar. You may recognize Ajay's name from the chat boards, but you should definitely recognize it as the prime mover in bands such as King Champion Sounds, Bhajan Boy, Deutsche Ashram, Donkey, University Challenged, Dandelion Adventure and more. Not to mention being a sound engineer for Dinosaur Jr., The Fall and other luminaries. We'll jaw with Ajay and play a selection of his many musical projects.


Ian Nagoski interview
Monday, July 18th, 8pm - 9pm
on Vocal Fry with Dan Bodah

Ian Nagoski runs Canary Records, where he reissues a wealth of stunning music, mostly from 78 discs of musicians from the Ottoman Diaspora. He recently published a book and CD companion called I Am Servant of Your Voice, a biography of Zabelle Panosian, an Armenian-American soprano who recorded a gorgeous handful of music at the Woolworth Building in 1917 and 1918. Nagoski will be at Jalopy in Brooklyn to give a talk about Zabelle on July 23rd.


Ben Tarnoff, author, "Internet for the People"
Monday, July 18th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

Author Ben Tarnoff returns to Techtonic to discuss his book "Internet for the People" - about how the "pipes and platforms" online have been taken over by unethical corporations, and how we can achieve a healthier, more democratic internet.


DJ Mofongo Massacre returns to guest host!
Sunday, July 17th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Bringing more raw tunes from all over the world, spanning everything from Bomba to Black Metal.


Drop-In Presents DJ SCOTTY67

Saturday, July 16th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
SCOTTY67 all the way from Australia blasts up to the Drop-In on his ALL OZ ROCKitt ship of primo Aussie Rock+ Punk!


Karina Longworth, host of the podcast "You Must Remember This"
Saturday, July 16th, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael chats Karina Longworth about her podcast "You Must Remember This" the show's season titled "Charles Manson's Hollywood" and we'll get the facts behind the connection between Manson and Beach Boys Dennis Wilson.


Double Dip Recess show #200
Saturday, July 16th, 9am - 11am
on Double-Dip Recess with Roger

Richard Scarry gives Lemmy a swimming lesson, while Ernie and Bert meet Roland Kirk. Freeform Radio For Kids Like You


Rok of Ages
Friday, July 15th, 2pm - 4pm
on Shakin' Street with Joe Belock
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Texas’ eccentric saint of rock ’n’ roll and psychedelic pioneer Roky Erickson would have turned 75 on July 15. Down on Shakin' Street, we'll celebrate the with two straight hours of Rok from all phases of The Evil One's career! Elevator going up!


Anthony Moore (Slapp Happy, Henry Cow, Pink Floyd) Interview
Tuesday, July 12th, 7pm - 10pm
on Observations of Deviance with David Mittleman
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Three hours of music and an exclusive interview with UK underground music luminary Anthony Moore. Moore is a founding member of the band Slapp Happy and collaborated with bands such as Henry Cow, Pink Floyd and Manfred Mann. Observations of Deviance spoke to Anthony Moore about his lengthy music career and the recent reissue of some of his solo albums on Drag City records.


Jon Camp
Monday, July 11th, 9am - Noon
on Surface Noise with Joe McGasko

Jon Camp is a fabulous fingerstyle guitarist from the Washington, DC area who is equally adept at interpreting the American folk tradition and engaging in modern experimentation. His newest self-titled album has just been released by Centripetal Force, and this spring while on tour, he performed a live set in Nashville recorded exclusively for Surface Noise. If you like great guitar music, don't miss today's show!


DJ Peppermint Pig guest hosts!
Sunday, July 10th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

DJ Peppermint Pig of WMMT and formerly WPRB brings you an hour of viole(n)t nostalgia — music to remember (or forget) to.


Remote Broadcast and South Brooklyn Listener Meet Up Part II on Paul Bruno's Show
Sunday, July 10th, 3pm - 5pm
on Paul Bruno's show

We had so much fun at our last south Brooklyn listener meet up and live simulcast that we are doing it again! Come out to Mama Tried (787 3rd Ave, Brooklyn) to vibe and imbibe in their backyard as Paul Bruno spins tunes for you! If you can't make it, then you can hear it during Paul regular slot! Those who do attend will get to hear sets from WFMU's own Tom Dash and Nate K, who'll keep the good times going until 8pm!! Don't miss the social event of the summer!


Drop-In Presents DJ Chris Crash with Neon Mad Machine
Saturday, July 9th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
DJ Chris Crash has amassed a collection of super hard to obtain Asian rock records. On Saturday JULY 9 hear the Neon Mad Machine- an assault to the senses, full hour of killer ASIAN music excellence. Experience the fiercest punk and sickest pop from JAPAN, KOREA, CHINA, and MYANMAR!


Special Guest: Sam Lewis
Saturday, July 9th, 5pm - 7pm
on Someday Matinee with Gina Bacon
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Nashville-based singer-songwriter Sam Lewis will be stopping by Studio G to play a little and chat about his recent release and anything else under the sun.


Special Guest: Kitty Brazelton
Saturday, July 9th, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
For pioneering NYC composer, bandleader, and multi-instrumentalist Kitty Brazelton, music is personal, and the personal is universal. The irrepressible Brazelton has always championed music’s power to unite—across genre, across tradition, across language.


Bob Brainen & Pete Tomlinson Present the Music of The Move
Saturday, July 9th, 11am - 2pm
on Bob Brainen's show
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
The Move blasted out of the industrial hub of Birmingham in 1966 & had a string of hits in the U.K., but none in the U.S. Their four albums had four different line-ups, and they endured various labels, managers & publishers before morphing into The Electric Light Orchestra. They remain a cult band among cult bands. We'll celebrate the music of The Move, Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne.


Hully Gully Fever
Friday, July 8th, 2pm - 4pm
on Shakin' Street with Joe Belock
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Two straight hours of nothing but Hully Gully records. Perfect times for the dance that was once spreadin' round like an awful disease!


A montage from Techtonic's third season
Monday, July 4th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

On the July 4th montage show, Mark plays a selection of clips from favorite interviews in Techtonic's third season - from fall 2019 to spring 2020 - including the nightmarish sound of an AI trying to imitate Elvis Presley.


Arlo guest hosts!
Sunday, July 3rd, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Arlo from KKCR Hanalei brings us 'a collection of sand,' or a wide-ranging dust devil of mellowness.


Drop-In Presents “Live At City Gardens: The Encore” with host RKO
Saturday, July 2nd, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
From 1985 to the final night, RKO worked at City Gardens compiling a treasure trove of live recordings from the legendary Trenton NJ club. Hear live, extremely rare recordings of RAMONES, BLACK FLAG, FEELIES, IGGY, BIGGER THOMAS, MINISTRY, The FALL and many more.


Special Guest: Buick Audra
Saturday, July 2nd, 5pm - 7pm
on Someday Matinee with Gina Bacon
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Buick Audra is a Grammy-winning songwriter, and half of the heavy duo Friendship Commanders. Her solo work is powerful, and she’s got a new album coming out. We’ll talk about all of that, and probably a lot of other things….and she’ll play some for us!


Special Guest: Ahmed Abdullah
Saturday, July 2nd, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Ahmed Abdullah is a trumpeter, composer, and educator, was a prominent member of the Sun Ra Arkestra, currently leads the band Diaspora and teaches at the New School.


Beach Boys Creative Consultant Howie Edelson
Saturday, July 2nd, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael chats with Howie Edelson, creative consultant for The Beach Boys' Brother Records, about the band's 60th anniversary and the newly release 80 song collection "Sounds Of Summer" which includes 24 new mixes, which in some cases feature the latest in controversial digital stereo extraction technology.


Author Mitchell Cohen
Wednesday, June 29th, Noon - 3pm
on The Evan "Funk" Davies Show

Music journalist and former Arista Records A&R man Mitchell Cohen looks back at the formative years of the New York-based record label in his new book Looking For The Magic: New York City, The '70s, And The Rise Of Arista Records. It’s a fascinating look inside the music business of a bygone era that’s still alive on The Evan “Funk” Davies Show.


Malcolm Mooney interview
Tuesday, June 28th, 3pm - 6pm
on Spin Age Blasters with Creamo Coyl

For this special edition of Spin Age Blasters, Creamo Coyl talks with the one and only Malcolm Mooney about his lifelong visual artistic practice encompassing painting, sculpture and textile works. He currently has a show at Ulrik Gallery in Manhattan. Mooney, of course, was also the original vocalist in one of the greatest bands of all time—The Can. In addition to painting, Mooney has continued to make music; we discuss all this and more, tomorrow at 3 PM.


Jonathan Crary, author, "Scorched Earth"
Monday, June 27th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

Columbia professor Jonathan Crary his written a barn-burner of a book called "Scorched Earth: Beyond the Digital Age to a Post-Capitalist World." The internet is causing massive social and environmental problems, and it needs to change: Crary explains why on the next Techtonic.


Dana K. guest hosts!
Sunday, June 26th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Dana K (WPRB Princeton) plays a selection of late ‘70s-early ‘80s DIY punk and post-punk from Scotland.


Drop-In Presents Teenage Anthems with DJ Dani Tute
Saturday, June 25th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Get your Teenage Kicks!


Special Guest: Jair-Rohm Parker Wells
Saturday, June 25th, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Jair-Rohm Parker Wells is a free jazz bass player, ambient music noise artist and improvisational avant garde jazz musician currently working on a Vegan Friendly, Ambient Electronic Music Powered Multi-Dimensional Space Ship.


P.E.
Wednesday, June 22nd, Noon - 3pm
on The Evan "Funk" Davies Show

In 2019, former members of the recently broken-up Pills teamed up with the two-piece combo Eater, and P.E. was born. The Brooklyn band released their second full-length album The Leather Lemon (Wharf Cat) in March, and it’s drawn comparisons to Ennio Morricone, Grace Jones, and Lizzy Mercier Descloux. Tune in for this live set recorded exclusively for WFMU!


The Music of Horace Tapscott
Tuesday, June 21st, 7pm - 10pm
on Observations of Deviance with David Mittleman
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Three hours of music by legendary LA Jazz artist Horace Tapscott. Tapscott was a mainstay of Jazz collectives like the Pan African Peoples' Arkestra and the Union of God's Musicians and Artists Ascension (UGMAA). This show will explore Horace Tapscott's vast repertoire of socially minded music, which is more relevant than ever.


Our last chance to defeat Big Tech (for awhile)
Monday, June 20th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

Congress is bringing the fight to Big Tech. Three bills in Congress, all bipartisan, would help rein in Big Tech's unethical behavior. But if the bills don't pass in the next month, we may not have another chance for years - if ever - to fight Big Tech. Mark Hurst explains on the next Techtonic.


The Annual Summer Soul-stice, with Nate K.
Sunday, June 19th, 6pm - 8pm
on Gaylord Fields's show

For the Summer 2022 version of America's longest-running biannual celebration of soul music 45s and Paganism, Gaylord Fields will be teaming up with Nate K. of the appropriately named Oh, My Soul program, heard weekly on WFMU's Rock and Soul Radio stream. If you're a fan of dancing and/or reverb unit abuse, this show is a must-listen!


Zoey Kapinos guest hosts!
Sunday, June 19th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Zoey, a Resident WNYU DJ, plays everything from Hyperpop to Badfinger. An one hour long set full of surprises.


Special Guest: "Looking For The Magic" Author, Mitchell Cohen
Sunday, June 19th, 2pm - 4pm
on Atlantic Tunnel with Ed
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
This week, Ed welcomes, Author, Writer, A&R Executive and most of all, Music Fan, Mitchell Cohen, who just released, "Looking For The Magic" on Ira Robbins' Trouser Press Books. It quickly became the #1 Best New Release on Amazon. Mitchell has written on music and movies, has written liner notes and has done A&R at Arista, Columbia and Verve. He most recently co-authored "The White Label Promo Preservation Society" book with Sal Maida (Roxy Music, Sparks).


DJ Candy-O'67 presents "Goin' South."
Saturday, June 18th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
She's coming to you from Austin TX with southern-fried soul, stompin' garage, far-out psych, hot Texas tracks, and few powerpop/glam nuggets. Guaranteed to make you cut a rug. Listen on Drop In, June 18th, from 6:00-7:00 p.m., ET on the Rock-n-Soul Stream.


Special Guest: LaDonna Smith
Saturday, June 18th, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
LaDonna Smith is a violinist, violist, vocalist and musical impresario. She is a pioneer the field of free improvisation as an art form capable of ecstatic and explosive emotions, compositional clarity, lyricism and raw human expression.


Ziad Rahbani
Wednesday, June 15th, 7pm - 10pm
on Bodega Pop with Gary Sullivan
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Ziad Rahbani is Lebanon’s most famous living composer. The son of the legendary singer Fairuz, Rahbani began his career in his early teens. Beirut-born DJ Ernesto Chahoud and French label We Want Sounds have reissued a handful of Rahbani’s enduring albums recently, but this show will mostly concentrate on work by the composer that has yet to be published outside of the Arabic-speaking world.


Jennifer Egan, author, "The Candy House"
Monday, June 13th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jennifer Egan ("A Visit from the Goon Squad") discusses her new novel, "The Candy House" - set in a tech-saturated society where Americans upload their memories to Big Tech servers, for everyone else to access.


John Doe
Monday, June 13th, Noon - 3pm
on Three Chord Monte with Joe Belock

Punk rock pioneer, songwriter, poet, actor, published author - John Doe has done all of that and more. Now add ... folk musician? Doe's new album Fables in a Foreign Land marks the debut of The John Doe Folk Trio. John will give us the lowdown on the new hoedown and his local gigs, June 16 at TV Eye in Queens and The Atlantic in Brooklyn.


DJ C’est La Bri guest hosts!
Sunday, June 12th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

SUNDAY SCARIES with DJ C’est La Bri. Lean into end of week serenity and out with beginning of week anxiety. Music from now and around now.


Hard Stuff with Frank in Queens, Volume 4
Saturday, June 11th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
The sound of the 60s becoming the 70s; late-era garage and early hard rock. Fuzz, frets, riffage, and wattage. Let your hair down and "Drop-In" on WFMU's Rock And Soul Radio for a taste of the "Hard Stuff."


Special Guest: Steve Poltz
Saturday, June 11th, 5pm - 7pm
on Someday Matinee with Gina Bacon
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Steve Poltz is a self described folking folker, a true traveling troubadour. A compelling and funny live performer, he'll be stopping by to play and talk about his new album, Stardust and Satellites.


Special Guest: Robert Dick
Saturday, June 11th, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Robert Dick has utterly dispensed with preconceptions about what a flutist should sound like and what a flutist should play. More than any flutist ever, Dick has reshaped the musical possibilities of the instrument, creating many thousands of new sonorities.


Bob Brainen & Pete Tomlinson Present a GUY STEVENS Listening Party
Saturday, June 11th, 11am - 2pm
on Bob Brainen's show
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Guy Stevens produced The Clash, 3 Mott The Hoople albums, Free, Traffic, & others. As a Club DJ he supplied RnB & Soul records to The Stones, The Who, Small Faces, etc. He introduced musicians to one another, created band names, concepts and more. And as an A&R man for the Island label he made crucial signings including some of the above bands. He did even more but we don't have space to...


Painter Steve Keene
Saturday, June 11th, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael chats with Brooklyn based painter Steve Keene, who has sold over 300,000 paintings, about his process, career and the recent publication of "The Steve Keene Art Book."


FAB FOUR FREAKOUT special
Wednesday, June 8th, 10pm - 11pm
on We're Outta Sight!!! with Stu
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
When the Beatles burst on the 60’s music scene they blew everyone’s minds and influenced (+ continue to influence) untold number of bands. Tune in this Wed June 8 for the FAB FOUR FREAKOUT special wherein Stu spins crazy Beatles covers from the likes of starry-eyed teen garage band unknowns to major well- established acts plus a couple of surprises!


Surveillance roundup
Monday, June 6th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

The surveillance state keeps growing, with new assaults on privacy launched by Mastercard, JPMorgan, even the Mets at Citi Field. And portable spy apps like Clearview and PimEyes allow anyone with a smartphone to identify you on the street. This sort of news doesn't get enough coverage, which is why we have to discuss it on Techtonic.


Special Co-host FU MANCHU! on THE FUNHOUSE with Harry Parmenter.
Sunday, June 5th, 9pm - 10pm
on The Funhouse with Harry Parmenter
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)


Meet Mark Radice on Bubblegum OD!
Sunday, June 5th, 7pm - 8pm
on Bubblegum OD with Becky Ebenkamp
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
You know, for kids! Those who know Mark Radice (pronounced Ruh-DEESE) want to make documentaries on him or buy duplicate records so they can enlighten other humans. At 7, Mark cut a 45—he wrote/produced, too. At 12, Paramount gave the child prodigy a shot at an LP. By 16 he was producing Donovan, by 20 touring with Aerosmith—wait—tune in Sunday to hear Mark’s amazing music, story, and stories!


Cyndi Norrie guest hosts!
Sunday, June 5th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

An hour of punk and indie songs about, or implicative, of climate change and environmental issues.


Anthony! Anthoni! Anthoné!
Saturday, June 4th, 7pm - Midnight
on destination: OUT with Jeff Golick
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
It’s A. Braxton’s 77th birthday, and to celebrate, D:O Radio fills in for Five Miles to Midnight and offers 5 hours of AB’s Ghost Trance Music. Prepare for bafflement, beauty, boredom…and possible bedlam.



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