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WFMU’s Fundraising Marathon is nearly here! Join us for two weeks of on-air mayhem beginning Monday, March 4th at 6am with Wake ‘n Bake and culminating Sunday, March 17th with our live band karaoke craziness that is the Hoof and Mouth. This isn’t your average pledge drive. We’ve got new swag, DJ tag teams, prizes, stunts, Yo La Tengo's annual song-a-thon, and a whole lot of fun. We are a listener supported station and can only exist with your help! Make a pledge here –

Olivia Bradley-Skill
Music Director
  • ARCHIE SHEPP - Derailleur (Triple Point)
  • BOBBY LEE - Endless Skyways (Tompkins Square)
  • THE UMBRELLAS - Fairweather Friend (Slumberland Records)
  • NDOX ELECTRIQUE - Ted Ak Mame Coumba Lamba Ak Mame Coumba Mbang (Bongo Joe)
  • DAONA - Live Machines (Faustus Records)
  • THE JUDGES - Judgement Day (Anti Fade / Total Punk)
  • DANIELLE BOUTET - Pieces (Freedom To Spend)
  • JAIMIE BRANCH - Fly or Die Fly or Die Fly or Die ((word war)) (International Anthem Recording Co.)
  • PAULINE ANNA STROM - Echoes, Spaces, and Lines (RVNG Intl.)
  • VARIOUS - Fantastic Voyage: New Sounds For the European Canon, 1977-1981 (Ace)
  • DUCKS LTD - Harm's Way (Carpark)
  • CLASS - If You've Got Nothing (Feel It Records)
  • LUPO CITTA - Lupo Città (12XU)
  • RUTH GARBUS - Alive People (Orindal)
  • LENHART TAPES - Dens (Glitterbeat)
  • FUSE - Dimension Intrusion (Warp)
  • LAURA CANTRELL - Just Like a Rose (Propeller Sound Recordings)
  • CARLOS NIÑO & FRIENDS - (I'm Just) Chillin', On Fire (International Anthem Recording Co.)
  • HOLGER HILLER - Ein Bündel Fäulnis in der Grube (Bureau B)
  • DAS DAMEN - 1986: Keeps Me Wild (Drome Dary)
  • LATHE OF HEAVEN - Bound By Naked Skies (Sacred Bones)
  • GENTILESKY - Ways of Seeing (HoZac)
  • DAN MELCHIOR / JIM MARLOWE - Footprints in the Men's Room (Newton’s Kidney)
  • MISZCZYK - Thyrsis of Etna (We Are Time)
  • NABIHAH IQBAL - Dreamer (Ninja Tune)
  • GERYCZ POWERS ROLIN - Activator (12XU)
  • MADDER ROSE - No One Gets Hurt Ever (Trome Records)
  • YALLA MIKU - Yalla Miku (Bongo Joe)
  • DIANA ROGERSON - Blue Bottle In A Jam Jar (Nihilist)
  • JOEL ROSS - Nublues (Blue Note)
  • ANGELO OUTLAW - Axis of Time (Eraserhood Sound)
  • DUB SPECIAL - Studio One Space-Age Dub Special Intergalactic Dub From Studio One (Soul Jazz Records)
  • BIXIGA 70 - Vapor (Glitter Beat)
  • YELKA - Nowhere Jive (Fun In The Church)
  • SCREAMING URGE - Buy (HoZac)
  • CHARLES STEPNEY - Step on Step (International Anthem Recording Co.)
  • M. SAGE - Paradise Crick (RVNG Intl.)
  • THE PHEROMOANS - Wyrd Psearch (Upset! The Rhythm)
  • RED PANTS - Not Quite There Yet (Meritorio Records)
  • TORRES - What an Enormous Room (Merge Records)
  • THE TYDE - Season Five (Spiritual Pajamas)
  • VIDEO AGE - Away From The Castle (Winspear)
  • ALISON COTTON - Engelchen (Rocket Recordings / Feeding Tube)
  • CREATION REBEL - Hostile Environment (On-U Sound)
  • TOM BICKLEY - Jepson Prairie (Other Minds Records)
  • JOHN CARPENTER - Anthology II (Movie Themes 1976-1988) (Sacred Bones)
  • GROUP MATERIAL - Intimations (Gilgongo Records)
  • CITRIC DUMMIES - Zen and the Arcade of Beating Your Ass (Feel It Records)
  • KATIE ALICE GREER - Barbarism (FourFour Records)
  • MOLLYS - Balm Trips (Last Station Radar)
  • CALVIN ARNOLD - Funky Way (Kent Soul)
  • JARED LEIBOWICH - Secret Spells (Bruit Direct Disques)
  • MORRICONE YOUTH - Battleship Potemkin (Country Club)
  • THOMAS BEY WILLIAM BAILEY - Metaphysics of Autonomous Shadows (Fifteen Minutes of Anonymity)
  • YELKA - 1976 (No Label)
  • SIGN LIBRA - Hidden Beauty (RVNG Intl.)
  • ANGEL BAT DAWID - Requiem for Jazz (Intergalactic Mantra Recording Co.)
  • RED MASS - A Boy and his Robot (Spacecase)
  • GREG HATEM - ghost of spatula (Bumpy)
  • MIA LOUCKS - Sisko Sisko Demos (Gilgongo Records)
  • JESSICA JENNIFER WILLIAMS - Orgonomic Music (Modern Harmonic)
  • TRISTAN ALLEN - Tin Iso and The Dawn (RVNG Intl.)
  • VARIOUS - Orindal Records Sampler Vol. 4: Powerful Forces Beyond Our Understanding (Orindal)
  • FLOWER FESTIVAL - Age (Anxiety Blanket Records)
  • JAMES ELKINGTON - Me Neither (No Quarter)
  • HONESTLY SAME - Hot Plate Only (Moon Glyph)
  • SURPLUS 1980 - Illusion of Consistency (Surplus Industries)
  • ALFA MIST - Variables (Anti-)
  • EWART ASPLUND RICKS TRIO - Emphatic Now (Neuma Records)
  • TERRY ADAMS - Terrible (Omnivore)
  • ARMAND HAMMER - We Buy Diabetic Test Strips (Fat Possum Records)
  • THE PARANOID STYLE - The Interrogator (Bar None)
  • DIVINE HORSEMEN - Bitter End of a Sweet Night (In the Red)
  • VILLAGE OF SPACES - That's Understanding (Feeding Tube)
  • VIOLENT CHANGE - Starcastle (Slothmate Productions)
  • DELIA MESHLIR - Bring Back The Light (Ba Da Bing!)
  • HARD COPY - 12 Shots of Nature (Feel It Records)
  • SIMON JOYNER / MICHAEL KRASSNER / FRED LONGBERG-HOLM - This Is Where The Ocean Begins (Grapefruit)
  • MICHEL HENRITZI - Flowers of Romance (Bruit Direct Disques)
  • THE FALLEN LEAVES - Simple Songs For Complex People (Parliament)
  • SHAWNIS AND THE SHIMMERS - Whip It Out! (Adang)
  • SOUND CIPHER - All That Syncs Must Diverge (Royal Potato Family)
  • EKI SHOLA - Kaeru (Jellyfish Records)
  • SEMIHELIX - Semihelix (Strawberry Pancakes)
  • AXIS: SOVA - Blinded By Oblivion (God?)
  • SPACEHALL SOUND MACHINE - Spacehall Sound Machine (Echoblast)
  • MATTIN & ASHA SHESHADRI - Slices of Life (Mille Plateaux)
  • MORWAN - Svitaye, Palaye (Feel It Records)
  • LOREN CONNORS AND SCOTT TUMA - Loren Connors and Scott Tuma (Profane Illuminations)
  • LANDFRAUENBAND - Impromtus on a Prepared Piano (Izbit In Zid Records)
  • MALI VELASQUEZ - I'm Green (Acrophase)
  • HILLARY WOODS - Acts of Light (Sacred Bones)
  • THE SMALL INTESTINES - Hide in Time (The Lost and Lonesome Recording Co.)
  • MADDER ROSE - To Be Beautiful (Trome Records)
  • HACKER - Psy Wi​-​Fi (Helta Skelta / Beach Impediment Records)
  • MADHUVANTI PAL - The Holy Mother (Sublime Frequencies)
  • KINGBIRD - Kingbird (Self Released)
  • PETE ASTOR - Tall Stories and New Religions (Tapete Records)
  • ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER - Again (Warp Records)
  • WAYNE PHOENIX - Soaring Wayne Phoenix Story the Earth and Sky (RVNG Intl.)
  • PRINCESS THAILAND - Golden Frames (A Tant Rever Du Roi Records)
  • MATTIN - Seize The Means of Complexity (Xong)
  • CALIFONE - Villagers (Jealous Butcher)
  • TAKU SUGIMOTO - Since 2016 (Full Spectrum Records)
  • VARIOUS - Hip Hop's 50th Anniversary: The MC Crews (Tuff City)
  • SPENCER DORAN - Season A Letter to The Future (Scavengers Studio)
  • PLEASER - Chime b/w Diamond (Self Released)
  • STEPHEN LANE - Knight Walking (Hand Idiom Recordings)
  • JERRY DAVID DECICCA - New Shadows (No Label)
  • THE BODY - I Shall Die Here / Earth Triumphant (RVNG Intl.)
  1. GREG HATEM - ghost of spatula (Bumpy)
  2. THE DRACU-LAS - Fever Dream (State Champion Records)
  3. VARIOUS - Pinch (Tin Mitt Records)
  4. MELTING REGULAR - Eschaton (Venalism)
  5. EMBARKER - Jetta and the Mountain (No Label)
  6. SEATKICKR - Bbq questionnaire (No Label)
  7. HUMAN ADULT BAND - Waxy Gibby (Motor Unit)
  8. MATTED GRASS - Sandbox Hallowed Ground (Matted Grass)
  9. GIL SANSÓN - Confirmation Bias (Full Spectrum Records)
  10. BRAN(...)POS - INTERROSPECTIVE p​.​1&2 (No Label)
  1. RED MASS - A Boy and his Robot (Spacecase)
  2. SHAWNIS AND THE SHIMMERS - Whip It Out! (Adang)
  3. SEMIHELIX - Semihelix (Strawberry Pancakes)
  4. HACKER - Psy Wi​-​Fi (Helta Skelta / Beach Impediment Records)
  5. CHAD VANGAALEN - Mutant Mussel (Joyful Noise)
  6. POSITIVE THINKING - EP (Spacecase)
  7. JULIANA HATFIELD / EMMA SWIFT - Lotta Love b​/​w Give Me Strength (American Laundromat)
  8. ALICJA-POP - I'm Here I'm There / Not Gonna Be Dumb (Feel It Records)
  9. CHUPAME EL DEDO - Mi Rehabilitaci​ó​n / No Seas Malo (Bongo Joe)
  10. LOBBY LOYDE - Do You Believe In Magic (Just Add Water)
*These are releases that we didn't receive a physical copy of but have been playing digitally. 
  1. NAILAH HUNTER - Lovegaze (Fat Possum Records)
  2. ROSALI - Bite Down (Merge)
  3. NATE SCHEIBLE - or valleys and (Outside Time)
  4. THE SPECIAL PILLOW - The Special Pillow Meets the Space Monster (Self Released)
  5. SPRINTS - Letter to Self (City Slang)
  6. MARIKA HACKMAN - Big Sigh (Chrysalis Records)
  7. ITASCA - Imitation of War (Paradise of Bachelors)
  8. SAN LUCAS BAND - Music of Guatemala (Bongo Joe Records)
  9. THE HYPOS - S/T (S/R)
  10. VARIOUS - Funk Tide - Tokyo Jazz​-​Funk From Electric Bird 1978​-​87 (Wewantsounds)
Doom Dogs
Thursday, February 22nd, 3pm - 6pm
on Scott Williams's show

Doom Dogs is the improvising trio of guitarist Reeves Gabrels (David Bowie, The Cure), bassist Jair-Rohm Parker Wells (Machine Gun), and drummer Jonathan Kane (Swans, February). Here them live on Scott's show on Feb 22, and see them live on Feb 17 at Glockabelle's Lovefest in Delhi NY, with Yuka Honda, DJ Spooky and others.

Bob chats with Director Julia Rodriguez-Elliott on her thrilling production of SWEENEY TODD & much more!!
Thursday, February 22nd, 10pm - 2am
on Bob Barth's One Night Stand 
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
LIVE from Los AngelesANoiseWithin in Pasadena is currently producing Stephen Sondheim's deadly masterpiece, SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Tonight on the show Director Julia Rodriguez-Elliott returns to discuss. Then we head down to San Diego to have our hearts broken as The Old Globe presents a world premiere adaptation of THE AGE OF INNOCENCE. Finally we are headed to the Troubadour in West Hollywood to have the time of our lives as Toronto's THE BEACHES hit the stage. February 22nd at 7pm-11pm PT, 10pm - 2am ET.

Chris Crash Guest DJs HOOLIGAN With a Tribute to Tian An Men 89 Records
Friday, February 23rd, 4pm - 5pm
on Hooligan with Terre the DJ 
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
DJ Chris Crash guest hosts HOOLIGAN presenting a tribute to Tian An Men 89 Records - a vinyl-only label specializing in rare punk from distant countries. Tune in to experience a wide range of worldwide punk, from Soviet garage rock to Iranian industrial to Indian power pop!

Joel Selvin author of "Drums & Demons: The Tragic Journey of Jim Gordon"
Saturday, February 24th, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael welcomes Joel Selvin, whose new book "Drums & Demons: The Tragic Journey of Jim Gordon" promises to be the definitive bio of the troubled drummer Jim Gordon, who played on a mind-boggling array of recordings, only to have his career end tragically when his mental illness took over.

Special Guest: Rose Tang
Saturday, February 24th, 2pm - 5pm
on Music For a Free World with Dave Sewelson 
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Musician/multidisciplinary artivist/event curator/journalist Rose Tang is a survivor of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

Special Guest: Jack Schneider
Saturday, February 24th, 5pm - 7pm
on Someday Matinee with Gina Bacon 
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Born in New York and raised in Georgia, Jack Schneider began making trips to Nashville when he was in high school. Seeking to quench his insatiable thirst for knowledge of fretted instruments, he worked summers at Gruhn Guitars. With one foot in New York and one in Nashville, Jack has expanded his network as both a session player and an artist in both cities. He’s coming in to talk about all of that and play some songs for us!

Drop In Presents Richard J!
Saturday, February 24th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In 
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Soul! R+B! Pop! More! All 7" records?? No way!

Ballroom Blitz: Terre T Birthday Bash + Benefit for WFMU Dance party !
Saturday, February 24th, 8pm - 11pm
on Rock'n'Soul Radio 
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
On Saturday February 24th join us at Monty Hall as we host Ballroom Blitz: Terre T's Birthday Bash + BENEFIT for WFMU Dance party ! Join Terre and DJs Evan 'Funk' Davies, Suzy Hotrod, RKO, DA the DJ, Todd-O-Phonic Todd + Gaylord Fields plus TBA for an exclusively vinyl-only DANCE party! Tickets are just $10 available thru Eventbrite. Doors 7:30. If you can’t make it in person, catch part of the dance party on the Rock’n’Soul Stream from 8-11pm

Rachel Opert guest hosts!
Sunday, February 25th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

An hour of hand-selected seductive and delicious oddities.

Antenna Alley Episode 7
Monday, February 26th, 9pm - Midnight
on Daniel Blumin's show

Tune in for Episode 7 of Antenna Alley, a new series of short, absurd yet factual insect-music adventures created by Irene Moon. This episode features a musical composition created for Antenna Alley by Ironing!

Min Xiao-Fen
Tuesday, February 27th, 8pm - 9pm
on Morricone Island with Devon E. Levins

Pipa soloist Min Xiao-Fen discusses her new album "Metta" on Asian Improv Records of music she composed for live scores of 1930s Chinese silent films "Romance of the Fruit Peddler" and "Romance of the Western Chamber," both to be performed at this year's Big Ears Festival alongside percussionist River Guerguerian. Min performs traditional Chinese classical, jazz, free improv and experimental musics with the likes of John Zorn, Derek Bailey, Wadada Leo Smith and Björk.

Kay Adams
Saturday, March 2nd, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael chats with Country music legend Kay Adams about her long career and her new Sundazed release "Little Pink Mack," which collects her live studio cuts from the Buck Owens Ranch Show.

Drop In Presents Cloud Nine with Dave T
Saturday, March 2nd, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In 
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
We are going to a happening…we are going to the North West of England where the Northern nightclubs swung to the sound of DJ’s playing American soul imports in the 1960s and 70s. These records were later dubbed Northern Soul. Stomping beats, Soaring vocals, cool horns and fabulous string arrangements. Are you ready now?

Jake Ephros guest hosts!
Sunday, March 3rd, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Jake hosts an hour of worker power, with labor union music, class-conscious jams, and words from labor organizers, including some basic steps for listeners to organize at their jobs.

Ken's show
Sunday, March 10th, 5pm - 6pm
A mid-marathon fireside "State of the Station" chat with Station Manager Ken

The Annual Yo La Tengo Song-a-Thon
Tuesday, March 12th, 9pm - Midnight
on The Frow Show with Jesse Jarnow

Join Jesse Jarnow, Gaylord Fields and Yo La Tengo for the annual song-a-thon in which listeners pledging $100 to the fundraising marathon get to request a song (any reasonably well known song) from the band. Make your Yo La Tengo pledge here.

The Grand Finale of the WFMU Marathon!
Sunday, March 17th, 7pm - Midnight
on Marathon Finale

Sat Feb 24 | Ballroom Blitz: Terre T’s Birthday Bash + WFMU Fundraiser Dance party ! | Tickets

Sun Feb 25 | VESELKA: The Rainbow On The Corner At The Center Of The World Documentary | Tickets

Sat March 2 | Total Trust Documentary hosted by Mark Hurst | Tickets

Fri March 8 | Hearty White Presents Tim and Tim Again | SOLD OUT



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