Upcoming Special Programs on WFMU
Last updated: April 13th at 7:22 PM

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Einstürzende Neubauten - "Rampen" Album Listening Party w/ Blixa Bargeld!!
Sunday, April 14th, 6am - 9am
on Serious Moonlight Sonatas with Carol

Einstürzende Neubauten's new double album, "Rampen - apm: alien pop music" is releasing on April 5, 2024, and Blixa Bargeld will be on hand to talk about it!! You won't want to miss this!


Smirk
Sunday, April 14th, 3pm - 5pm
on Paul Bruno's show

Debuting in 2020 with a pair of cassette releases, Smirk is the project of scene veteran Nick Vicario. Inspired by Bloodstains compilations and Dangerhouse Records singles, Vicario and co play frenetic, off-kilter but catchy punk rock, indebted to their influences but very much its own thing. Do the thinking man's pogo when they join Paul for a live session and catch them in person at Bootleg Bar and The Broadway on April 5th and 9th, respectively.


Milo guest hosts!
Sunday, April 14th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Our volunteer Sound Engineer Milo brings you a Freeform hour for a relaxing Sunday evening.


Lael Neale
Monday, April 15th, 3:01pm - 6pm
on Radio Ravioli with Olivia

Lael Neale drops by WFMU for a live session! A Radio Ravioli favorite since her 2021 album "Acquainted With Night", Lael Neale will be playing cuts from her latest record "Stars Eaters Delight," released on Sub Pop, and more! Catch her live at Public Records on April 12!


Richard Polt, author, "The Typewriter Revolution"
Monday, April 15th, 6pm - 7pm
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst

Typewriters are, and always will be, better than computers at some things. Philosophy professor and typewriter collector Richard Polt will discuss his book "The Typewriter Revolution" and explain why we should "resist the Paradigm, rebel against the Information Regime, and escape the Data Stream."


The Bohman Brothers
Monday, April 15th, 9pm - Midnight
on Daniel Blumin's show

Brothers Adam (London Improvisers Orchestra, Secluded Bronte) and Jonathan Bohman (Secluded Bronte, Apricot My Lady) have been making a racket together since their early teens in the mid 70's. They use homemade instruments, household objects, borrowed texts and whatever else happens to be at hand to create their spontaneous sound slice-em-ups and have worked with Christian Marclay, Lol Coxhill, Felix Kubin, Jim O’Rourke, and Charles Hayward, among others. Tune in for an improvised live set and a selection of the Bohmans' favorite records!


Byeong Woo Lee & Julian Gray
Tuesday, April 16th, 8pm - 9pm
on Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins

South Korean composer and guitarist Byeong Woo Lee discusses his upcoming NYC debut concert at Town Hall on April 20 consisting of a guitar performance followed by a live film score of Bong Joon Ho's 2009 "Mother." Lee has scored 20+ films, including many of Korea's most beloved and highest grossing (The Host and A Tale of Two Sisters). Lee's mentor and Johns Hopkins University Peabody Conservatory guitar department chair Julian Gray joins the discussion.


Milestoned!
Wednesday, April 17th, 10pm - Midnight
on We're Outta Sight!!! with Stu
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
DJ Stu Rutherford presents his 100th episode this week. Among other audio delights will be a set of songs in anticipation of the upcoming "hookah holiday". Come and join the centennial celebration!


Strut Records 25th anniversary party
Thursday, April 18th, 9am - Noon
on This Is The Modern World with Trouble

DJ Trouble spins the hot sounds of Strut records: 25 years of dance, jazz, afro beat, soul, funk and more! For many people Nigeria 70 put Strut on the map of go-to sounds. Known for fantastic re-issue compilations in the early days, the British label Strut has grown into a finger on the pulse name that issues new recordings and rare gems, compilations and younger talent. Tune in for interviews and celebration galore; It's always about the music!


Chris Crash Guest DJs HOOLIGAN With the ELECTRIC CIRCUIT for STREET SYNDICATE Japanese All-nighter Special
Friday, April 19th, 4pm - 5pm
on Hooligan with Terre the DJ
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
In the early 1980s The ELECTRIC CIRCUIT for STREET SYNDICATE was a legendary all-nighter punk, new wave, avant music festival in Tokyo, Japan. Chris Crash takes you back to early 80’s Tokyo featuring the amazing bands who headlined this iconoclastic festival such as Lizard, S-Ken, Boys Boys, Auto-Mod, INU, Zelda, Star Club and more!


Fire On The Bayou: 4/20 In New Orleans
Saturday, April 20th, 10am - 11am
on The Crescent City Connection with Jason Isaac
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
The influence of cannabis in New Orleans music can be traced all the way back to the beginning. On 4/20 The Crescent City Connection will get you fired up for the smoker's holiday with an hour of New Orleans jazz, funk and soul celebrating the superbad herb. You'll want to listen (if you're a viper!)


Paul Collins
Saturday, April 20th, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael chats with Paul Collins, the king of Power Pop about his new album, “Stand Back and Take a Good Look” and his long career, which started in 1974 with the formation of The Nerves!


Roll Up and Rock Out With The Sonic Dawn
Saturday, April 20th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Jonas and Emil of the Danish acid rock group The Sonic Dawn return to Drop In to celebrate 4/20; once again dripping a dose of groovy psychedelia into your usual Drop In session on WFMU’s Rock and Soul Radio. Get ready to get weird with your new friends from Denmark.


Setting
Tuesday, April 23rd, 9pm - Midnight
on The Frow Show with Jesse Jarnow

The improv super-trio Setting released their debut last year, Shone A Rainbow Light On (Paradise of Bachelors), and will be coming through the northeast for the first time this April, performing at Public Records on April 19th with BASIC, before hopping to the west coast a few weeks later. Nathan Bowles (Pelt, Black Twig Pickers), Jaime Fennelly (Mind Over Mirrors, Peeesseye), and Joe Westerlund (Megafaun, Califone) stop by the Mothership for a Frow Show session.


Drop-In presents: The return of Spastisk Ekstase with Courtney Noir!
Saturday, April 27th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
DJ Courtney Noir of KZUM.org returns to be your guide through some of the best Scandinavian Post-Punk & Cold Wave she can cram into an hour. FANTASTISK!


Jessica Romoff guest hosts!
Sunday, April 28th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Music for nothing to do all day but to sit on the porch in your underwear and drink cheap wine!


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.


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!


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

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


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.


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.



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