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After three years of shut doors, we have reopened our performance space Monty Hall! We held a couple events there last month, and on May 7th, we will be hosting a screening of What the Hell Happened to Blood, Sweat & Tears? 
This rock documentary involves the U.S. State Department, the Nixon White House,the governments of Yugoslavia, Romania and Poland and documentary footage that has been suppressed for over 50 years by one or all of the above. Get your tickets here! We are so excited to make stuff happen in there again. If you wanna check out past Monty Hall shows and radio sessions, click here and find our videos of Silver Apples, Mary Lattimore, Mark Hurst's Skeptech event, Boogarins, and more.

Olivia Bradley-Skill
Music Director
  • DE LA SOUL - 3 Feet High and Rising (Chrysalis)
  • LONG TWINS - Everyone In Water (Hidden Harmony Recordings)
  • GWENNO - Tresor (Heavenly / PIAS)
  • MODEL CITIZENS - Nyc 1978-1979 (Modern Harmonic)
  • WITNESS K - s/t (Ever/Never)
  • CLEAR THING - Everywhere I Go (Lapsis)
  • LE DIABLE DEGOUTANT - Fleur de Chagrin (Aguirre)
  • HIRAM - Immersion (Home & Garden)
  • VARIOUS - This is Flying Dutchman 1969-1975 (BGP / Ace)
  • CRIME - San Fransisco's Doomed (Superior Viaduct)
  • TIM BURGESS - Typical Music (Bella Union)
  • TAKASHI KOKUBO & ANDREA ESPERTI - Music For A Cosmic Garden (WRWTFWW Records)
  • GREGORY KRAMER - Veils of Transformation 1972-1980 (Imprec)
  • JONI VOID - Everyday is the Song (Constellation)
  • DREW GARDNER - Flowers In Space (Feeding Tube)
  • SHIRESE - Rose of Smiling Faces (C/Site)
  • KELELA - Raven (Warp Records)
  • COLOURED BALLS - Ball Power (Just Add Water)
  • FRANCESCO MESSINA - Reflex (Superior Viaduct)
  • I'VE MADE TOO MUCH PASTA - How To Drive A Bus (Needlejuice Records)
  • Y LA BAMBA - Lucha (Tender Loving Empire)
  • CIAN NUGENT - She Brings Me Back to the Land of the Living (No Quarter)
  • DAN MELCHIOR BAND - Welcome To Redacted City (Midnight Cruiser)
  • MORITA VARGAS - 8 (Hidden Harmony Recordings)
  • NATIONAL SCREEN SERVICE - A New Kind of Summer (Minneapolis Limited)
  • THE DELINES - The Lost Duets (Jealous Butcher)
  • DICKIE LANDRY - Having Been Built on Sand (Unseen Worlds)
  • HENRY KAWAHARA - Cybernetic Defiance and Orgasm 2 (EM Records)
  • P.G SIX - Parlor Tricks and Porch Favorites (Amish Records/Required Wreckers)
  • KY - Power is the Pharmacy (Constellation)
  • H. HAWKLINE - Milk For Flowers (Heavenly / PIAS)
  • MUSKEG MUDSUCK - Hanging Tree (No Label)
  • ROBERT FORSTER - The Candle and the Flame (Tapete Records)
  • ZABELLE PANOSIAN - I Am Servant of Your Voice book & CD (Canary Records)
  • PCN - Collector (Self Released)
  • PRIMA MATERIA - La Coda Della Tigre (Superior Viaduct)
  • SPICE WORLD - There's No "I" In Spice World (Tenth Court)
  • THE FALL - A Part of America Therein, 1981 (Superior Viaduct)
  • UP-TIGHT - Sweet Sister (Feeding Tube)
  • SAMIA - Honey (Grand Jury)
  • CLIFF BARNES - Free Flyin' (No Label)
  • JEF MERTENS - No Mathematics (Feeding Tube)
  • LANA DEL RABIES - Strega Beata (Gilgongo Records)
  • LITURGY - 93696 (Thrill Jockey)
  • BALK - Bulk (Red Palace Records)
  • BIG BLOOD - Big Blood & the Bleedin' Hearts (Feeding Tube)
  • EYELIDS - A Colossal Waste of Light (Jealous Butcher)
  • JFK - Tape Archives 86-88 (Long Island Electrical Systems)
  • FUSILLER - Apophenies (Spleen Coffin)
  • JAMES FELLA & GABRIELLA ISAAC - Performances (Gilgongo)
  • MATTHEW HIMES - Hemlock & Bergamot (Ramble Records)
  • SIEGFRIED KESSLER - Solaire (Souffle Continu)
  • SHAKE CHAIN - Snake Chain (Upset the Rhythm)
  • NIAGARA - Magna Moralia (Disciples)
  • GA-20 - Live in loveland (Karma Chief)
  • F8TLSTK - Come and Get It (No Label)
  • AGNESE TONIUTTI - John Cage: Sonatas & Interludes (Neuma Records)
  • EMANUELE ARCIULI + COSTANZA SAVARESE - William Duckworth: The Time Curve Preludes (Neuma Records)
  • HUMAN HOST - 2023 Ep (No Label)
  • BREN'T LEWIIS ENSEMBLE - Borderline Dogfood (Spleen Coffin)
  • MOHAMAD ZATARI TRIO - Istehlal (Zehra Music)
  • SEPA JUURI - Sepa Juuri (Palatsi)
  • THE FLYING BURRITO BROTHERS - Live at The Bottom Line NYC 1976 (Liberation Hall)
  • FULL EFX - Headrush (Long Island Electrical Systems)
  • PEDRO LIMA - Recordar É Viver : Antologia Vol​.​1 (Bongo Joe)
  • SURGING SPECTACLE - I Allllllllwatysss Wanted to Be a Drummer (Self Released)
  • AWKWARD GEISHA, EUGENE CHADBOURNE - Psycho / Up Against The Wall, Redneck Mother (Love Earth Music)
  • JOWE HEAD AND FLEETING GLIMPSES - Rotten Wood​/​Pablo Picasso (Old Bad Habits)
  • GUESS WORK - Guess Work performs Discreet Music (Cimiotti Recordings)
  • L.M. BRENNER - Guitars, Keys, Common Surface Reflections (Self Released)
  • JOZEF VAN WISSEM - Behold! I Make All Things New. (Incunabulum)
  • PHILLIP BUSH - Concord (Neuma Records)
  • RONGO RONGO - You Can't Go Wrong With Rongo Rongo! 2007-2008 (Self-Released)
  • VARIOUS - Waiting for the Call (Seventh Son)
  • COUCH FLAMBEAU - Bunny Hideout (Self Released)
  • OSAWA TONE - Mountain Minor (Enmossed)
  • JANA HORN - The Window Is The Dream (No Quarter)
  • TURQOUIZ NOIZ - Pray For Rain (Related Records)
  • RANK STRANGERS - A Message To Deborah Savage b/w Surrender Dorothy #2 (Veto Records)
  • SWEAT LODGE // SHAWNTE ORION - Split (Related Records)
  • 99LETTERS - Makafushigi (Disciples)
  1. CLEAR THING - Everywhere I Go (Lapsis)
  2. NIAGARA - Magna Moralia (Disciples)
  3. ULTRABONUS​ - El Gimnasio en Casa (Kitchen Leg)
  4. GUESS WORK - Guess Work performs Discreet Music (Cimiotti Recordings)
  5. L.M. BRENNER - Guitars, Keys, Common Surface Reflections (Self Released)
  6. 99LETTERS - Makafushigi (Disciples)
  7. DREW GARDNER - S/t (Eiderdown Records)
  8. EMERGENCY GROUP - Inspection of Cruelty (Island House Recordings)
  9. MISHAGAS - 1996-1997 (Astral Spirits)
  10. THE LIVING SKY - Enter The Sky (Home & Garden)
  1. THE DELINES - The Lost Duets (Jealous Butcher)
  2. AWKWARD GEISHA, EUGENE CHADBOURNE - Psycho / Up Against The Wall, Redneck Mother (Love Earth Music)
  3. JOWE HEAD AND FLEETING GLIMPSES - Rotten Wood​/​Pablo Picasso (Old Bad Habits)
  4. SURGING SPECTACLE - I Allllllllwatysss Wanted to Be a Drummer (Self Released)
  5. RANK STRANGERS - A Message To Deborah Savage b/w Surrender Dorothy #2 (Veto Records)
  6. SWEAT LODGE // SHAWNTE ORION - Split (Related Records)
  7. CHRIS LUJAN & ELECTRIC BUTTER - The Real Thing / Electric Butter (Lugnut Brand Records)
  8. GREEN/BLUE - Worry / Gimme Hell (Feel It Records)
  9. LES IMPRIMÉS - I'll Never Leave b​/​w If I (Big Crown)
  10. LINDA SMITH - Figment of Your Imagination b​/​w Ideal View of the Ideal City (Almost Halloween Time)
*These are releases that we didn't receive a physical copy of but have been playing digitally. 
  1. VARIOUSHope For Her Future - A Compilation For Girls In Afghanistan (Underground Institute)
  2. YO KINKY - Erotic Creature EP (Self Released)
  3. SABIWA - Island no​.​16 - Memories of Future Landscapes (Phantom Limb)
  4. PEOPLE LIKE US - Sharity! Collected Works of People Like Us (Self Released)
  5. IMAGES OF GOO - Images of Goo (Un je-ne-sais-quoi)
  6. ISSEI HERR - Distant Intervals (NNA Tapes)
  7. ARLO PARKS - My Soft Machine (Transgressive)
  8. DRAGONCHILD - dragonchild (FPE)
  9. ERIC ANDERSON - Margrethe Fjorden (Recital)
  10. ADAM BUFFINGTON - Rural Trash (Chocolate Monk)
Tris McCall Interview 
Friday, April 28th, Midnight - 3am 
on Six Degrees with Alan 

Jersey City based music and arts journalist, novelist and musician Tris McCall stops by Six Degrees to talk about New Jersey, local music and his prolific career as a writer for multiple Jersey publications. 

Close Up Magician Asi Wind 
Saturday, April 29th, 11am - 1pm 
on Michael Shelley's show 

After attending a recent performance of Asi Wind’s Inner Circle (which blew Michael's mind) Michael is pleased to welcome Asi to the show to discuss his life, his magic and how his new show came together. 

Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson 
Saturday, April 29th, 2pm - 5pm (on Give the Drummer Radio stream
Since moving to New York from Arizona in 1994, pianist/composer/educator Angelica Sanchez has collaborated with such notable artists as Wadada Leo Smith, Paul Motian, Richard Davis, Jamaladeen Tacuma, Nicole Mitchell, among others. 

Drop In Presents Mishegoss with Myron! 
Saturday, April 29th, 6pm - 7pm 
on Drop-In 
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream
Mishegoss: craziness or idiosyncrasy. The mature and the dewy. With a beat. 

Bivassyndrome guest hosts! 
Sunday, April 30th, 5pm - 6pm 
on Radio Row 

It's sick. FMU volunteer / sometimes intern Veronica brings you this mix! 

Warren Zanes 
Monday, May 1st, 9am - Noon 
on Surface Noise with Joe McGasko 

Author and musician Warren Zanes drops by Surface Noise to discuss his new book, "Deliver Me from Nowhere: The Making of Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska," an illuminating, in-depth exploration of the most surprising, influential, and quietly enduring album of Springsteen's long career. 

To Heaven & Back, or Maybe Just A Wedding? 
Monday, May 1st, 9pm - 11pm 
on Dimestore Radio Theater with Austin Rich 
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream
It looks like Candy Matson is onto something that runs all over town, as she tries to crack the Cable Car Case! Meanwhile, Boart & Bacall are doing their best to avoid the fate of their friends on Bold Venture, as they find themselves face to face with a, “Death At The Wedding.” Certainly we should see some action when we are, “Reaching The Ruins,” on Chandu the Magician, and finally, on X-Minus One, we try to deal with a fact that is difficult to process: “Mars is Heaven.” Join us for adventure, romance, and excitement, on Dimestore Radio Theater!” 

Constant Smiles 
Wednesday, May 3rd, Noon - 3pm 
on The Evan "Funk" Davies Show 

After taking a breather from last month’s tour in support of their new album Kenneth Anger (Sacred Bones), Constant Smiles swings by WFMU for a live set of synth-infused pop. Bandleader Ben Jones has been the one constant (sorry) member of this musical collective since their start on Martha’s Vineyard in 2009; tune in to hear the current iteration! 

Memory Tracks 
Wednesday, May 3rd, 7pm - 10pm 
on Bodega Pop with Gary Sullivan 
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream
Special guest Rattana Bounsouaysana (RAH-tuh-nuh Boon-SOY-sah-nah) shares a family’s migration story through interview sound clips, music, and commentary, as they make their way from Laos to the United States in the 1970s. Rattana is a student in the Master of Arts in Oral History program at Columbia University. Her work explores the Lao diaspora and the intersection of memory, identity, and history. 

Guest DJ Josh MacPhee 
Thursday, May 4th, 9am - Noon 
on This Is The Modern World with Trouble 

In honor of May Day, or International Worker's Day, join Trouble on May 4, from 9-noon, as Josh MacPhee returns to the WFMU studio and dj's from his fabulous collection of music from political actions all across the world. Josh MacPhee is a designer, artist and founding member of both the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative and Interference Archive, a public collection of cultural materials produced by social movements based in Brooklyn, NY ( MacPhee is the author and editor of numerous publications, his most recent book is An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels (Common Notions, 2019), a compendium of information about political music and radical cultural production. 

Put The Needle On The Southern Maryland Turntablist Session 
Friday, May 5th, 7pm - 8pm 
on Put The Needle On The Record with Billy Jam 

DJ's/turntablists Mandukasana, Jam Burglar and DJ ALF will be featured in a non-stop scratch DJ session from Southern Maryland on WFMU with Billy Jam on Put The Needle On The Record on May 5th at 7pm 

Drop In Presents Pure Michigan Part 2 with Tim From Washington 
Saturday, May 6th, 6pm - 7pm 
on Drop-In 
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream
Pure Michigan Pt. 2 - The Stoopid and the Sublime. Party store damaged rockers with the best of the best from the Mitten State. I preemptively apologize for most of it." 

Yoni guest hosts! 
Sunday, May 7th, 5pm - 6pm 
on Radio Row 

With a mix called "Get Off My Back (We're Doing It Ourselves)," showcasing Philly Punk 1978 to Today. 

An Animated Conversation with John S. Hall, Poet, Musician, and King Missile Vocalist 
Monday, May 8th, 8pm - 9pm 
on Cheek In Tongues with Barno and DJ Kreightoven 
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream
Legendary NY poet, musician, and King Missile vocalist, John S. Hall chats with Barno and DJ Kreightoven to share what inspires his art, his creative process, stories from his artistic career, his history with WFMU, his favorite humorous artists, and more. Tune in to the Cheek in Tongues Show on Monday, May 8 at 8PM to catch this animated conversation and a chuckle-full of laughable tunes on WFMU’s Sheena’s Jungle Room. 

Military, Magic, & Mystery! 
Monday, May 8th, 9pm - 11pm 
on Dimestore Radio Theater with Austin Rich 
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream
A trip down to a military base for a night of dancing proves to be deadly for Candy Matson in, “The Fort Old Story.” Meanwhile, on Bold Venture, it’s time for Bogart & Bacall to come to terms with, “A 12 Year Old Promise.” It looks like it’s time for, “Judy Allen,” to take center stage on Chandu the Magician, and finally, we take on nothing less than, “The Universe,” in this closing episode of X-Minus One. Join us for adventure, romance, and excitement, on Dimestore Radio Theater! 

System Exclusive 
Sunday, May 14th, 3pm - 5pm 
on Paul Bruno's show 

You may know Matt Jones from Male Gaze or Blasted Canyons or perhaps his behind the scenes work at Castle Face records. His latest project, System Exclusive, teams him with vocalist Ari Blaisdell and they create a sound that's not quite darkwave and not quite synth punk but a near perfect mixture of the former's chilliness with the hot-blooded energy of the latter. Catch them on Paul's show the afternoon of May 14th then see them that night at Mama Tried in Brooklyn with Richard Papiercuts and Byron. 

Marycherry guest hosts! 
Sunday, May 14th, 5pm - 6pm 
on Radio Row 

Find a groovy 60s&70s mix made by the Berlin based DJ Marycherry. 

The Cold, The Bold, The Pained, & The Prisoned! 
Monday, May 15th, 9pm - 11pm 
on Dimestore Radio Theater with Austin Rich 
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream
Both restaurants and The Opera spell murder when, “The Devil In The Deep Freeze,” becomes a problem for Candy Matson. Meanwhile, there’s a “Voodoo Vendetta In Paradise,” for Bogart & Bacall this week on Bold Venture. Chandu the Magician has his hands full as he deals with a horrific “Torture Chamber,” and finally, X-Minus One offers us a chilling tale with a single word title: “Knock.” Join us for adventure, romance, and excitement, on Dimestore Radio Theater!” 

Dave Robinson 
Saturday, May 20th, 11am - 1pm 
on Michael Shelley's show 

Michael chats with music industry legend Dave Robinson, who started out as a photographer, photographing The Beatles in Liverpool, then went on to co-found Stiff Records and sign and manage bands like The Damned, Tracey Ullman, Kirsty MacColl, The Pogues, Madness, Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe, Dave Edmunds and Ian Dury. 

Mishmash guest hosts! 
Sunday, May 21st, 5pm - 6pm 
on Radio Row 

A wide range of eclectic music, unheard-of anomalies and experimental, free-form radio fun. From Habibi Funk to New Wave dance music from South Africa and everything in between, Mishmash has got you covered. 

Ibex Clone 
Friday, May 26th, 9pm - Midnight 
on Burn It Down! with Nate K. 

Creating sophisticated, thoughtful, wave-tinged pop, Ibex Clone offers a sound slightly askew of what one may typically associate with the Memphis underground. Comprising members of Nots and Hash Redactor, the band delivers chiming guitars, subtle melodies, and lyrics that deftly contemplate our perplexing modern condition. They drop by Burn It Down! on May 26 to play songs off their new LP, All Channels Clear

Rami Gabriel, Ph.D. 
Saturday, May 27th, 11am - 1pm 
on Michael Shelley's show 

Michael welcomes Rami Gabriel, Associate Professor of Psychology at Columbia College Chicago by day and music maker by night whose new album "Drug Cocktail" (out May 14th) is another hit filled and uncategorizable collection. We'll get the story behind this master of traditional Middle Eastern instruments, and also of idiosyncratic pop song writing of the most genre spanning kind. 

Drop In presents a RYUICHI SAKAMOTO tribute with Chris Crash 
Saturday, May 27th, 6pm - 7pm 
on Drop-In 
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream
Chris Crash presents ”Futuristic Bastard: RYUICHI SAKAMOTO” - a fully electronic tribute to Sakamoto-San who left our analog world 3/23/23. This special with feature the music of YMO, Akiko Yano, Friction + more! 

The Moon & The Gold 
Monday, May 29th, 9pm - 11pm 
on Dimestore Radio Theater with Austin Rich 
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream
The holidays continue in May, as we celebrate New Year’s Eve with Candy Matson as she visits, “The Valley of The Moon.” Meanwhile, there’s a case of “Sunken Spanish Gold,” on the minds of Bogart & Bacall, and they are searching on Bold Venture. Chandu the Magician is ready to dine in a, “Cairo Restaurant,” and on X-Minus One, we have a chilling tale of a terrible toy vender, in, “Perigi’s Wonderful Dolls.” Join us for adventure, romance, and excitement, on Dimestore Radio Theater! 

En Attendant Ana 
Wednesday, May 31st, Noon - 3pm 
on The Evan "Funk" Davies Show 

The Parisian band En Attendant Ana create a swirling mix of French pop, ‘90s indie-rock (a la Stereolab, Electrelane, et al.), motorik rhythms and jangly guitars. Their third album, Principia is out now on Trouble In Mind and the band is supporting the release with a US tour, culminating with this live set on WFMU. Bienvenue! 

Live performance from The Anderson Council 
Saturday, June 10th, 11am - 1pm 
on Michael Shelley's show 

Michael welcomes The Anderson Council to WFMU's Studio B for a live set of their hooky and '60s inspired sound, including songs from their new lp "The Devil, The Tower, The Star, The Moon." 


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