WFMU Recent Airplay list, April 10, 2013
We've upgraded our twice-monthly mailouts of WFMU's Heavy Airplay Lists! Now, we will include everything that's been flowed through WFMU's new bin and list comprehensive heavy-to-light listings, so you can get a better idea over the top 30 of what we've been playing here, and the genre lists are back. If you have any problems viewing, or questions in general, feel free to hit me up at And please keep sending materials for review to the address below.

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Hoboken, NJ 07030
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Audio Feed and Archives:
Brian Turner, Music Director (201) 521-1416 x223,

Heavy Airplay, April 24, 2013
YO LA TENGO - Fade (Matador)
VARIOUS - Jukebox Mambo: Rumba and Afro-Latin Accented Rhythm & Blues 1949-1960 (Jazzman)
BROTHER JOHN RYDGREN - Silhouette Segments (Omni Recording Corporation)
LAU NAU - Valohiukkanen (Fonal)
HOT LUNCH - Hot Lunch (Tee Pee)
DIAL - Western Front (Ektro)
CERAMIC HELLO - The Absence of a Canary (Suction)
ERGO PHIZMIZ - Eleven Songs (Care In The Community)
VARIOUS - New Music For Old Instruments (Incunabulum)

MOVING SIDEWALKS - The Complete Collection (Rock Beat)

BROADCAST - Berberian Sound Studio (Warp)
PERE UBU - Lady From Shanghai (Fire)
CANDY MCKENZIE - Lee 'Scratch' Perry Presents Candy McKenzie (Sanctuary)
WATTS LITTLE ANGEL BAND - New Orleans / Land of a Thousand Dances (EM)
VARIOUS - Work Hard Play Hard Pray Hard (Tompkins Square)

PARQUET COURTS - Light Up Gold (Dull Tools)
SMERSH - Cassette Pets (Dark Entries)
LIGHTNING BOLT - Oblivian Hunter (Load)
LEE 'SCRATCH' PERRY & FRIENDS - Disco Devil: The Jamaican Disco Mixes (Island)
ERIC CHENAUX AND RADWAN GHAZI MOUMNEH - The Sentimental Moves (Grapefruit)
NURSE WITH WOUND - A Sucked Orange / Scrag (United Dirter)
VARIOUS - Cluck Old Hen: A Barnyard Serenade 1926-1940 (Old Hat)
THEE OPEN SEX - Thee Open Sex (Magnetic South)
PROTEX - Strange Obsessions (Sing Sing Records)
DISUNICORPS - Sobotomy (Mercy Wizard)

GEN KEN MONTGOMERY - Postcards (Vinyl-On-Demand)
SLEAZE - Sleaze (Sing Sing)
ANTON BATAGOV - Bodhicharyavatara (Tummo)

Medium Airplay
BILL WILSON - Ever Changing Minstrel (Tompkins Square)
MOON DUO - Mazes Remixed (Sacred Bones)
WANDA JACKSON - Capitol Rarities (Omnivore Recordings)
SHANNON AND THE CLAMS - Ozma (1-2-3-4 Go Records)
M. GEDDES GENGRAS - Test Leads (Holy Mountain)

INDOOR LIFE - Indoor Life (Compost)
THE AVENGERS - Teenage Rebel (Superior Viaduct)
MESSAGES - Message Bag (Destijl)
GLITTER WIZARD - Hunting Gatherers (Captcha)
THE LEOPARDS - Kansas City Slickers (Sing Sing)
YOGA - Skinwalker (Holy Mountain)
THE CANNANES - Small Batch (Explosion Robinson)
VARIOUS - Drop Down On Florida: Field Recordings of African American Traditional Music 1977-1980 (Dust To Digital)
ILLUSION OF SAFETY - Sweet Dreams (Substantia Innominata)
VARIOUS - Pictures of Sound: 1000 Years of Educed Audio (Dust To Digital)
ALESSANDRO ALESSANDRONI - Prisma Sonoro (Roundtable)
AARON DILLOWAY - Stomach Pump (Von)
BUILDINGS - Melt Cry Sleep (Double+Good)
RAIME - Quarter Turns Over A Living Line (Blackest Ever Black)
LLOYD COLE AND HANS-JOACHIM ROEDELIUS - Selected Studies Vol. 1 (Bureau B)
THE RELATIVES - Bad Trip (Yep Roc)
PEOPLE LIKE US & ERGO PHIZMIZ - The Keystone Cut Ups (Illegal Art)
LITTLE BLACK EGG - Buzzard's Bed (Egon)
TOM CARTER AND PAT MURANO - Avalokitesvara (Kelippah)
GYEDU-BLAY AMBOLLEY - Simigwa (Voodoo Funk / Academy)
THE ALARM CLOCKS - Ramona (My Mind's Eye)
WOODEN WAND - Blood Oaths of the New Blu (Fire)
KITCHEN'S FLOOR - Bitter Defeat (Negative Guest List)
THEE OOPS - Happy Charlie (Slovenly)
VARIOUS - Freedom Is a Hammer: Conservative Folk Revolutionaries of the 60's (Omni Recording Corporation)
LINDI ORTEGA - Cigarettes & Truckstops (Last Gang)
DOUG CARN - Infant Eyes (Black Jazz)
NOAHLEWIS' MAHLON TAITS - Gift From Noahlewis' Mahlon Taits (EM)
JUPPALA KAAPIO - Rewouha Groves (Omnimemento)
UMBERTO - Night Has a Thousand Screams (Rock Action)
TIMES NEW VIKING - Over and Over (Siltbreeze)
YABBY YOU - Deeper Roots (Pressure Sounds)
CHRISTOPH HEEMAN - The Rings of Saturn (Robot)
RM74 - Two Angles of a Triangle (Utech)
LES TERRIBLES - Quelque Chose Comme Ca (Screaming Apple)
ETHERNET - Opus 2 (Kranky)
PAGAN ALTAR - Judgement of the Dead (Shadow Kingdom)
X-TG - Desertshore / The Final Report (Industrial)
OCCULTUS - Inthial (Regimental )
JOHN CAGE - Song Books (Sub Rosa)
TETUZI AKIYAMA & CHE CHEN - Cold Soup (Incunabulum)
THE HIGHER STATE - I Just Pretend (13 O'Clock)
EXPE - Emeralda (Wonderyou)
LES CONVERSIONS - Les Conversions (Kelippah)
BILLY BAO - Buildings From Bilbao (Burka For Everybody)
UZI RASH - Coreless Roll Can-Liner (1-2-3-4 Go Records)
ROBERT HAMPSON - Suspended Cadences (Editions Mego)
YAPORIGAMI - Hetzian (HZ-records)
BLACK PRIEST OF SATAN - We, As Shadows of Satan (Deathstrike)
VARIOUS - Ongaku 90: Underground Music From Japan (Hiroku)
AF URSIN - Murrille (Robot)
VARIOUS - Air Texture Vol. II (Air Texture)
ALTRES - Archives (Dark Entries)
VARIOUS - Pop Ambient 2013 (Kompakt)
HARRY PUSSY - One Plus One (Palilalia)
VARIOUS - Tomorrow's Achievements - Parry Music Library 1976-86 (Public Information)
STARRED - Prison To Prison (Pendu Sound)

Light Airplay
BLISS BLOOD & AL STREET - Evanescent (No Label)
DREADLORDS - Dreadlords (Passion and Torment)
BURIAL - Truant (Hyperdub)
SATANICPORNOCULTSHOP - A To Z alphanet Busters (Nunulaxnulan)
IVO MALEC - Triola ou Symphonie pour moi-meme (Editions Mego)

CAMPER VAN BEETHOVEN - La Costa Perdida (429)
ANGELICA SANCHEZ QUINTET - Wires & Moss (Clean Feed)
MAGIC TRASH - The Way I'm Living (Kool Ranch)
ALESSANDRO BOSETTI - Stand Up Comedy (Weird Ear)
ARIZONA DRANES - He Is My Story: The Sanctified Soul of Arizona Dranes (Tompkins Square)
HALF HIGH - Suspension (Repressed)
MIND OVER MIRRORS - Check Your Swing (Hands In the Dark)
THE PRODUCT - Alive Again (Dark Entries)
MANATEEES - Out for Booze (Pelican Pow Wow)
WOODPECKER WOOLIAMS - The Bird School of Being Human (Robot Elephant)
THE DEAD SHIPS - Electric Ahab (No Label)
JOHN / TALABOT - Fin : Special Edition (Permanent Vacation)
PAK - License (Price Tapes)
DETROP - Man Woman & Beast (Hous of Alchemy)
SPIDER BAGS - Dog In the Snow (Bull City)
THE GREG FOAT GROUP - Girl and Robot with Flowers (Jazzman)
JOSHUA BURKETT - Xavier's Birds (Time Lag)
ANDY ROBERTS - Urban Cowboy (Fledg'ling)
VAGUSNERVE - Go Back to the Sirius (Utech)
PEOPLE LIKE US & ERGO PHIZMIZ - Moon Magic (Illegal Art)
ELEPHANT RIFLE - Party Child (Humaniterrorist)
PETER STAMPFEL - Live! (Mystra)
VARIOUS - Nantes Is Noise (Fiber III)
LITTLE HOWLING WOLF - Ballad of Hampton and Clark (Solidarity Solidarnosc)
GIANT DWARF - Rabbitwood (Engine )
SEKOUBA BAMBINO - The Griot's Craft (Styllart Productions)
PROFESSOR GENIUS - Hassan (Long Island Electrical Systems)
LESLIE WINER - Leslie Winer & c. (The Wormhole)
GRAVY'S DROP - Hot Donuts Now (Burger)
MR. CALIFORNIA & THE STATE POLICE - Pornotopia (My Mind's Eye)
ZOIKLE - Illusies 1 & 2 (Tractor Notown)
JAWBREAKER - Chesterfield King (Blackball Records)
EELIKS:EN - Suutre Teiter (Fonal)
RONE - Tohu Bohu (Infine)
DOPE - Dope (Passion and Torment)
MAX MCFERREN - Hard Feeling (Sci-Fi and Fantasy)
LAIVUE - Metsa (Ektro)
MAD NANNA - My Two Kids (Soft Abuse)
KIDD JORDAN - On Fire 2 (Engine )
D-CLONE - Creation and Destroy (540)
ACTUARY / JUHYO - Split (Love Earth Music)
FATAL FIGURES - Caterwaul (Big Neck)
KENDRICK LAMAR - Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City (Interscope)
GERMAN ARMY - Extract Character Flow (Family Time)
LIMONIUS - Limonius 7 (Flogsta Danshall)
JOE COLLEY & MIKE SHIFLET - Meaning (Gameboy)
RESO - Tangram (Civil Music)
SOUNDTRACK - Django Unchained (Universal/Republic)
COTTON CANDY - Off-the-Hook & Out-of-Control (Teen Beat)
PANOPTICON EYELIDS - Overwhelming Visions (Carved In Lava)
DEAD PREZ - Information Age (Krian)
ZAC NELSON - Charbroile (Debacle)
EMP - Era II (Robert and Leopold)
BELIEVER/LAW - Contrition (Robert & Leopold)
SILVANA KANE - La Jardinera (Six Degrees)

7" Singles List
WATTS LITTLE ANGEL BAND - New Orleans / Land of a Thousand Dances (EM)
SHANNON AND THE CLAMS - Ozma (1-2-3-4 Go)
THE AVENGERS - Teenage Rebel (Superior Viaduct)
THE ALARM CLOCKS - Ramona (My Mind's Eye)
AARON DILLOWAY - Stomach Pump (Von)
KITCHEN'S FLOOR - Bitter Defeat (Negative Guest List)
THE HIGHER STATE - I Just Pretend (13 O'Clock)

MANATEES - Out For Booze (Pelican Pow Wow)
YOUNG PRISMS - Apartment Song (Holy Mountain)
JOSHUA BURKETT - Xavier's Birds (Time-Lag)

World List
VARIOUS - Jukebox Mambo: Rumba and Afro-Latin Accented Rhythm & Blues 1949-1960 (Jazzman)
CANDY McKENZIE - Lee 'Scratch' Perry Presents Candy McKenzie (Sanctuary)
GYEDU-BLAY AMBOLLEY - Simigwa (Voodoo Funk/Academy)
YABBY YOU - Deeper Roots (Pressure Sounds)

VARIOUS - Pop Yeh Yeh: Psychedelic Rock From Singapore and Malaysia (Sublime Frequencies)
VARIOUS - The Karindula Sessions: Tradi-Modern Sounds From Southeast Congo (Crammed Disc)
DEBASHISH BHATTACHARYA - Beyond the Ragasphere (WMN)
VARIOUS - Sound Art China: Revolutions Per Minute (Post-Concrete)
DENGUE FEVER - In the Key Lines (Tuk Tuk)
VARIOUS - El Barrio Latin Funk: Nuyorican Funk 1968-1976 (Fania)

RPM List
CERAMIC HELLO - Absence of a Canary (Suction)
PEOPLE LIKE US & ERGO PHIZMIZ - The Keystone Cut-Ups (Illegal Art)
VARIOUS - Tomorrow's Achievements: Parry Library Music 1976-86 (Public Information)
BURIAL - Truant (Hyperdub)

MATMOS - Marriage of True Minds (Thrill Jockey)
BONOBO - The North Borders (Ninja Tune)
CURHA - Selected C-Sides (B.L.I.M.)
MATT SHADETEK - The Empire Never Ended (Dutty Artz)
VARIOUS - Acid: Mysterons Invade the Jackin' Zone (Soul Jazz)
MARCELLO GIORDANI - Respect Yourself (Endless Flight)

Jazz List
DOUG CARN - Infant Eyes (Black Jazz)
JEREMIAH CYMERMAN - Sky Burial (5049)
YATHA BHUTA JAZZ COMBO - Universe Is Love (All City)
RAN BLAKE & SARA SERPA - Aurora (Clean Feed)
MAX NAGL/LOL COXHILL - s/t (Rude Noises)
CLOSE ERASE - RIP Complete Recordings 1995-2007 (Plastic Strip Press)
BARNEY WILEN - Moshi Too (Sonorama)
LITTLE WOMEN - Lung (AUM Fidelity)

Loud List
HOT LUNCH - Hot Lunch (Tee Pee)
DIAL - Western Front (Ektro)
LIGHTNING BOLT - Oblivion Hunter (Load)
DISUNICORPS - Sobotomy (Mercy Wizard)
PAGAN ALTAR - Judgement of the Dead (Shadow Kingdom)
OCCULTUS - Inthial (Regimental)
HARRY PUSSY - One Plus One (Palilalia)
HOLLY HUNT - Year One (Roofless)
BENEATH OBLIVION - From Man To Dust (The Mylene Sheath)
KAWABATA MAKOTO'S MAINLINER - Revelation Space (Riot Season)

Hip-Hop List
DJ FEMALE CONVICT SCORPION - Bill Cosby Talks About Drugs 40th Anniversary Edition (No Label)
DOBIE - We Will Not Harm You (Big Dada)
DVA - Pretty Ugly (Hyperdub)
LAPALUX - Nostalchic (Brainfeeder)
VARIOUS - Khat Thaleth (Stronghold Sound)
COMO ASESINAR A FELIPES - Comenzara de Nuevo (Koolarrow)
VARIOUS - Lord of the Mics IV (Lord of the Mics)
BIG JUSS - Machines That Make Civilization Fun (Mush)
LATYRX - Disconnection EP (Latyramid, Inc.)

Cassette List
DETROP - Man Woman and Beast (House of Alchemy)
PAK - License (Price Tapes)
EMP - Era II (Robert & Leopold)
SPIRITUAL RECESS - Yours Truly (Price Tapes)
LEIF ELGGREN/JON MOLONEY - Split Cassette (Stream of Unconsciousness)
DMZ - Torture Ninja (Tanzprocesz)
A FULL COSMIC SOUND - s/t (Fabrica)
ANDREW COLTRANE - Voice Studies 04 (My Dance the Skull)
PRODUCTOR MUTANTE - Compilado (No Label)


Julia Holter
Thursday, April 25th, 3am - 6am
on Dark Night of the Soul with Julie

West Coast soundscaper Julia brings her swirling keys and atmospheric vocals into the Dark Night the morning of her BAM Howard Gilman Opera House show. The multiple layers of Julia's music keep her from being categorized as simply ethereal, but it still wraps you in its floating dreaminess.

Mike Watt
Thursday, April 25th, Noon - 3pm
on Diane's Kamikaze Fun Machine

From Pedro and just off his last tour, Mike Watt is the hardest working musician on the planet. He will be calling in and hosting Dianekamikaze's PEER PRESSURE segment on April 25th! He will be live, so listeners will be able to ask him questions via the interactive live playlist... Minutemen? Dos? Stooges? Ciccone Youth? His list of accomplishments and credits is long and he's sure to be an amazing guest and DJ.

The Seduction of Fabio: Sparks Special
Thursday, April 25th, 3pm - 6pm
Strength Through Failure with Fabio
Fabio presents a radio play by Sparks about a failed film being filmmed by a filmmaker making a film about Sparks fans while it's being played on the radio! If that's not conceptual enough then we have a live DJ set by Egnekn using only Sparks 8-Tracks!

"The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman," a radio play by Ron & Russell Mael (the pop band Sparks) with special guest filmmaker Pini Schatz who is working on a film about Sparks fans called "Never Turn Your Back on Sparks."

The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman is a musical radio play commissioned by Sveriges Radio (Swedish National Radio) in 2009 and is currently being made into a film. Later this evening, Sparks play live at the Highline Ballroom.

One Master
Friday, April 26th, Midnight - 3am
on Wm. Berger presents My Castle of Quiet

One Master, from Connecticut, have made a quick name for themselves in US black metal (albeit over ten years of work) with two solid, flawless full-lengths. These records do exactly what you want new black metal to do - take the genre seriously, have a footing in the style, but have your own, singular identity and write great songs. One Master do all that, and their Forsaking A Dead World (CD on Eternal Death; betraying a penchant for early Bathory, Kampfar, and whole host of other things) laid solid ground, proving the band's mettle as songwriters, while opening the door for The Quiet Eye of Eternity (Peasant Majik LP, 2008), a complex, intelligent, and again masterfully written and arranged black metal album, just raw and dirty enough, with spectacular songs.

David Grubbs
Friday, April 26th, 9am - Noon
The Long Rally with Scott McDowell
Composer/guitarist/vocalist David Grubbs (Squirrel Bait, Bastro, Gastr del Sol) swings by WFMU to play songs from his new album on Drag City, "The Plain Where the Palace Stood," and chat a bit about his music and career.

Tommy Roe
Saturday, April 27th, 11am - 1pm
Michael Shelley's show
Michael chats with Tommy Roe (in town for a April 29th show at BB Kings) about his string of top 40 hits including "Sheila", "Everybody", "Sweet Pea", "Hooray for Hazel" and "Dizzy", touring with The Beatles, and maybe his 1969 appearance on "Green Acres."

Holly Hunt
Sunday, April 28th, 3am - 6am
on Imaginary Radio with Chris M.

Holly Hunt take a detour to Jersey City and bring ecstatic, crushing sludge riffs that will probably break your face! Also performing at the Acheron in Brooklyn on April 27th.

Seaven Teares
Monday, April 29th, 9pm - Midnight
on Airborne Event with Dan Bodah

Charlie Looker of Extra Life and Zs formed Seaven Teares as a side project a couple of years back. The name comes from a 400 year old John Dowland composition, which gives a hint of the direction the group takes on their just-released record "Power Ballads": pop music played on acoustic instruments, deeply infused with medieval chamber music but ultramodern in the end. The band also includes mezzo-soprano Amirtha Kidambi, multi-instrumentalist Robbie Lee, and percussionist Russell Greenberg. Dan is happy to welcome them to the WFMU airwaves on April 29th.

Lonnie Holley Month
Tuesday, April 30th, 9am - Noon
This Is The Modern World with Trouble
April is Lonnie Holley month on This is the Modern World with Trouble. On his way to perform at the Whitney Museum as part of the "Blues for Smoke" show, Lonnie visited the WFMU studios and recorded almost 2 hours of cosmic soul. So much wonderfulness that we have to spread the love around! Tune in each Tuesday morning in April to hear never before heard live sounds from the multi-talented Lonnie Holley.

The Woggles
Tuesday, April 30th, Noon - 3pm
on Three Chord Monte with Joe Belock

Hard to believe it's been 10 years since their last stomp through Jersey City, but The Woggles finally bring their ragged but right sounds back to WFMU! The high-energy Atlanta legends have a brand new album, The Big Beat, and will be playing Maxwell's in Hoboken on April 26 and Grand Victory in Brooklyn with The Lyres on April 27!

Dungeons & Dragons Live!
Sunday, May 5th, 3am - 6am
Imaginary Radio with Chris M.
Grab your dice and ride a dragon through the early morning hours! The fine folks at the Twenty Sided Store in Brooklyn will be leading us through an exciting adventure as we play D&D live on the radio!

Monday, May 6th, 9am - Noon
on Liz Berg's show

Psychedelic indie overlords Deerhunter swing by WFMU for the first time ever to play a live set on Liz Berg's show. Although frontman Bradford Cox (also of Atlas Sound) seems to wind up on the Pitchfork gossip blotter somewhat regularly, the drama follows him for a reason: the man is a charismatic songwriter. Deerhunter is curating All Tomorrow's Parties in the UK this June, and are releasing their first album in three years this May. Tune in to hear Deerhunter's sublime pop anthems, and you'll know what all the fuss is about.

Pete Galub and the Annuals
Tuesday, May 7th, Noon - 3pm
on Three Chord Monte with Joe Belock

Power pop? singer-songwriter? While these overused terms certainly apply here, they don't come close to summing up Pete's unique talent. And as an in-demand lead guitarist on the New York music scene, he has the chops to go along with the tunes! Pete's latest album is "Candy Tears."

Ulan Bator
Tuesday, May 7th, 3pm - 6pm
Brian Turner's show
Ulan Bator was started in 1993 in Paris by Amaury Cambuzat, who has also spent time among the ranks of Faust (a band Ulan Bator has often been cited as a kind of post-rock French kindred spirit of). They've been relatively lowkey in American circles, though some years ago released a Michael Gira-produced album "Ego Echo" released on his Young God imprint. Avant-classical leanings, subtle nods to Circle and even Swans float from their amps; Ulan Bator will be playing at the Delancey in NYC on May 15th with Insect Ark and Martin Bisi.

Hal Willner
Wednesday, May 8th, 3pm - 6pm
on Irwin's show

Musical bon vivant Hal Willner will drop in on Irwin's show Wednesday May 8 at 4pm to discuss the 12th annual "Great Night in Harlem" jazz benefit concert, which he's producing. The concert, which takes place May 17 at Harlem's legendary Apollo Theater, will feature Elvis Costello, Don Byron, Steven Bernstein, Curtis Fowlkes, Art Baron, Craig Handy, and countless others. "A Great Night in Harlem" is hosted by the Jazz Foundation to benefit their Jazz Musicians Emergency Fund, which raises money to assist elderly jazz and blues musicians in crisis.

Wax Idols & TV Ghost
Wednesday, May 8th, 9pm - Midnight
The Evan "Funk" Davies Show
Oakland's Wax Idols have an intense post-punk sound that might remind you of Joy Division or Siouxsie & the Banshees -- no surprise, since both bands are longtime favorites of the band's primary singer and songwriter, Hether Fortune. Their outstanding debut single and LP both landed on EFD's Best Of 2011 list and they've just released their second full-length, Discipline & Desire (Slumberland) which somehow improves on their debut. Fortune says that her strongest songwriting influences in recent years are Daniel Ash and Wire, but Wax Idols have their own sound that defies genres, among other things.

You'll also hear a live set from Wax Idols' tourmates, TV Ghost. These Indiana art-punkers have been putting out one killer record after another, with each one seemingly scarier (in a good way) than the one before it. TV Ghost sit somewhere on the spectrum between Goblin and Lightning Bolt, and the Dario Argentos of the future would do well to hire TV Ghost for their next soundtrack.

Wax Idols and TV Ghost are now on tour in the eastern half of the US, with local dates at Cake Shop in Manhattan on Friday May 3 and Shea Stadium in Brooklyn on Saturday May 4. Don't miss this rare double bill on The Evan "Funk" Davies show Wednesday night, May 8, at 9pm!

Bludded Head
Friday, May 10th, Midnight - 3am
on Wm. Berger presents My Castle of Quiet

Not all doom bands are created equal, not by a long shot. Some are just trying to set downbeats as far afield from one another as possible, with lots of hard-guy posturing in between. Bludded Head play an earthy, artfully composed and deftly executed brand of doom, with electric cello serving as the bass instrument, and Nevada Hill's vocals, a wild wail that could crack drywall. Their lengthy songs don't sit in one place too long; they keep changing, evolving with each new passage, and subtle, pregnant sections thoughtfully divide up the crushing power. BH take the doom sound to places it's not been before, and MCoQ is pleased and proud to catch up with the band on tour, with a local show at Silent Barn, Friday 5/10, also featuring Guardian Alien, and previous Castle performers/friends C. Lavender and Bob Bellerue. Bludded Head have a new drummer, and are now a four-piece (originally at trio), and we can't wait to hear how they've evolved, and what new steamrolled delights and mind-expanding explosions they have for us.

People Who Only Need a Beat
Sunday, May 12th, 9pm - Midnight
World of Echo with Dave Mandl
Three of WFMU's Hoof & Mouth rhythm-keepers--Dave Mandl, Evan "Funk" Davies, and Irwin Chusid--will celebrate rim shots, ruffs, rolls, and paradiddles with a three-hour drum throwdown on Sunday, May 12, from 9 p.m. to midnight (Eastern). Each will in turn feature tracks showcasing some of their favorite percussionists. You'll hear Art Blakey, Keith Moon, Bev Bevan, Mitch Mitchell, Bonzo, Max Roach, Bill Bruford, Chris Cutler, Aynsley Dunbar, Dave King, and lots of unsung drummers whose names you probably won't recognize. Phil Collins, even.

Tuesday, May 14th, 3pm - 6pm
on Brian Turner's show

When WFMU broadcast Mudhoney live from ATP a few years ago, it was fully obvious that their instrumental power and Mark Arm's inimitable yowl were still very much in full force. Even more so at last year's Primavera broadcast (where they followed up after their set by bumrushing and taking over the WFMU fairway tent!). 25 years down the line Mudhoney still have the bottles and bodies flying, soaking up a past and continuing to deliver the one-two riffage even as bands they influenced have vanished and reunited at half mast. April sees Sub Pop and Mudhoney's respective anniversaries marked by a brand new full-length "Vanishing Point" (their ninth!) and a visit to Brian's show to rock faces off. They also play at the Music Hall of Williamsburg on Saturday, May 11th and Bowery Ballroom May 12th. Don't miss this sure-to-be-legendary session!

Robert Scotto discusses and plays Moondog
Wednesday, May 22nd, 3pm - 6pm
on Irwin's show

He was blind, dressed in ancient Viking regalia, and slept on 6th Avenue during the 1950s. And he was a musical genius. Louis Hardin was known as Moondog, and Irwin and guest Robert Scotto celebrate the birthday of the majestic pioneer on May 22 from 3-4pm (Eastern). Hear recordings of strange sounds and exotic beauty from the 1950s to the 1990s, including unreleased material. Moondog recorded with animals, self-made instruments, and tugboat horns, and composed percussion pieces, chamber music, and works for 25 saxophones. Author Robert Scotto wrote the first full-length biography of Moondog in 2008, and the second edition is being published in May. Scotto also wrote the Moondog entry in the second edition of The Grove Dictionary of American Music. Scotto recently retired as professor of English at Baruch College. His previous publications include a Critical Edition of Catch-22, a book on the contemporary American novel, and essays on Walter Pater, James Joyce and other major 19th and 20th century writers.

Moira Scar
Monday, May 27th, 9pm - Midnight
on Airborne Event with Dan Bodah

A trio of psychonauts from Oakland -- Roxy Monoxide, LuLu Gamma Ray, and Ryan Bonus Beast -- channel the cosmic entity Moira Scar to make a wild din of deeply weird ritual garage punk cabaret music. Their new record "Scarred for Life" is out on Resipiscent Records, and they'll make a stop at WFMU on May 27th to play live on the Airborne Event while they're touring in the East. Don't miss it!

Broken Water
Thursday, May 30th, 3am - 6am
on Dark Night of the Soul with Julie

Noisy but gorgeous, Broken Water's sound mingles punk, shoegaze and psychedelia into a crunchy, droney, hazy mix. Alternating vocalists blend into distorted guitars and changeable rhythms perfect for a misty night or rain-drenched soul.

The World's Greatest Music Experts
Saturday, June 1st, 11am - 1pm
Michael Shelley's show
By overwhelming popular demand Michael welcomes the return of The World's Greatest Music Experts - discussing musical minutiae, cracking wise and taking your calls. Got a question for the The World's Greatest Music Experts? Email it to: theworldsgreatestmusicexperts(at)!

Sun Ra Arkestra's Marshall Allen and Danny Ray Thompson
Tuesday, June 4th, 3pm - 6pm
Brian Turner's show
Two legends of Sun Ra's Arkestra performing today live! A visit to Brian's show from Marshall Allen (alto sax) and Danny Ray Thompson (baritone sax) from the Arkestra, joined by Ed Wilcox on drums and vocals, Jerry Mayall (both longtime members of Temple of Bon Matin) on upright bass, plus electronic music pioneer Charles Cohen. This newly-expanded, active working band has evolved out of Wilcox's five European tours with Allen, and we're severely honored to have them make music in the WFMU studios at last!

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