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WFMU's Fundraising Marathon runs from March 6 - March 19, and we hope you tune in and pledge! We’ve got new swag, DJ tag teams, prizes (donated generously by many labels subscribed to this list! THANK YOU!), stunts, and a whole lot of fun. We are a listener supported station and can only exist with your help! Make a pledge here –

This year Yo La Tengo plays cover song requests in exchange for pledges live on Daniel Blumin’s show Monday, March 6th (9pm-midnight), with co-host Gaylord Fields! Pledge $100 and have your request ready to go. This show will NOT be archived, so don't miss out!

Olivia Bradley-Skill
Music Director
  • YO LA TENGO - This Stupid World (Matador)
  • KATE NV - WOW (RVNG Intl.)
  • TEE VEE REPAIRMAN - What's on TV? (Total Punk / Computer Human)
  • DRY CLEANING - Stumpworld (4AD)
  • SMIRK - Material (Feel It Records)
  • FUXA - Covered In Stars (Rocket Girl)
  • BILL NACE - Through A Room (Drag City)
  • TIME TROUT - Stuck Like Jane Austen (Otoruku)
  • SPECIAL INTEREST - Endure (Rough Trade)
  • THE DRIN - Today My Friend You Drunk the Venom (Feel It Records)
  • LIRAZ - Roya (Glitterbeat)
  • JOCKSTRAP - I Love You Jennifer B (Rough Trade)
  • MEG BAIRD - Furling (Drag City)
  • MARXIST LOVE DISCO ENSEMBLE - Marxist Love Disco Ensemble (Mr. Bongo)
  • STRANGE ATTRACTOR - Good Boy Bad Boy (Celluloid Lunch)
  • THE NECKS - Travel (Northern Spy)
  • VARIOUS - Back Up: Mexican Tecno Pop 1980-1989 (Dark Entries)
  • CITRON CITRON - Chagrin Bleu (Bongo Joe)
  • YUNIS - Mulid El​-​Magnoun (Akuphone)
  • FRANKIE ROSE - Love as Projection (Slumberland)
  • THE A'S - Fruit (Psychic Hotline)
  • JOHN CALE - Mercy (Domino / Double Six)
  • KRAUS - Fire! Water! Air! Kraus! (Soft Abuse)
  • NIGHTTIME - Keeper Is The Heart (Ba Da Bing!)
  • THE ID - The Inner Sounds Of The Id / The Alternate Sounds Of The Id (Sundazed)
  • OMODAKA - ZENTSUU: Collected Works 2001​-​2019 (Wrwtfww)
  • GAUDI - 100 Years of Theremin (The Dub Chapter) (Dubmission Records)
  • BIG JOANIE - Back Home (Kill Rock Stars)
  • HEAVY METAL - IV: Counter Electrode Iron Mono (Total Punk)
  • MAJID SOULA - Chant Amazigh (Habibi Funk)
  • MAKAYA MCCRAVEN - In These Times (International Anthem)
  • SCREAMING FEMALES - Desire Pathway (Don Giovanni)
  • BROADCAST - Mother Is The Milky Way (Warp)
  • CYCHEOUTS - Cycheouts' Counterattack: Best Cuts 1995​-​2000 (EM Records)
  • WINTER - What Kind of Blue Are You? (Bar/None)
  • KING TUFF - Smalltown Stardust (Sub Pop)
  • FALL-OUTS - Fine Young Men (Hex Enduction)
  • IVY - Apartment Life (Bar/None)
  • ANTELOPER - Pink Dolphins (International Anthem)
  • VARIOUS - Excavated Shellac: An Alternate History of the World's Music Boxset (Dust-to-Digital)
  • CHRISTINA VANTZOU - No.5 (Kranky)
  • JEFF PARKER - Forfolks (International Anthem)
  • MAHA - Orkos (Habibi Funk)
  • DERYA YILDIRIM & GRUP SIMSEK - Dost 2 (Bongo Joe)
  • BIG BLOOD - The Grove (Feeding Tube)
  • FRANÇOIS JEANNEAU - Une Bien Curieuse Planete (Souffle Continu Records)
  • SAM GENDEL AND ANTONIA CYTRYNOWICZ - Live a little (Psychic Hotline)
  • SEU JORGE - Carolina (Mr Bongo)
  • JENNY HVAL - Classic Objects (4AD)
  • EERIE WANDA - Internal Radio (Joyful Noise)
  • VARIOUS - Sharayet El Disco - Egyptian Disco & Boogie Cassette Tracks 1982-1992 (Wewantsounds)
  • COLPITTS - Music From The Accident (Thrill Jockey)
  • DOTTI HOLMBERG - Sometimes Happy Times (Sundazed)
  • R. STEVIE MOORE - Games & Groceries (Think Like A Key Music)
  • GREEN/BLUE - Worry / Gimme Hell (Feel It Records)
  • LEONI LEONI - Leoni Leoni (Bongo Joe)
  • HARVEY MANDEL - Who's Calling (Tompkins Square)
  • STEPHEN MALLINDER - Tick Tick Tick (Dais)
  • JUNIOR BOYS - Waiting Game (City Slang)
  • SUSS - Self-Titled (Northern Spy)
  • ADRIAN QUESADA - Jaguar Sound (ATO Records)
  • DORIT CHRYSLER - Calder Plays Theremin (Fridman Gallery / New York Theremin Society)
  • RICHARD DAWSON - The Ruby Cord (Domino)
  • DEZRON DOUGLAS - Atalaya (International Anthem)
  • GUIDED BY VOICES - La La Land (Guided By Voices)
  • JEREMIAH CHIU & MARTA SOFIA HONER - Recordings from the Aland Islands (International Anthem)
  • VARIOUS - Jon Savage's 1980-1982: The Art of Things To Come (Ace)
  • JOHN BENCE - Archangels (Thrill Jockey)
  • ELIJAH MCLAUGHLIN ENSEMBLE - Elijah McLaughlin Ensemble II (Tompinks Square)
  • FIELD GUIDES - Ginkgo (Whatever's Clever Records)
  • SOYUZ - Force of the Wind (Mr. Bongo)
  • VARIOUS - Luke Schneider Presents Imaginational Anthem vol. XI (Tompkins Square)
  • HEAVY MOTHER - This Time Around (Feel It Records)
  • OLD FIRE - Voids (Western Vinyl)
  • VARIOUS - Loma Northern Soul (Kent Soul)
  • MATTHEW HIMES - Hold Tight b/w My Ride (Home & Garden)
  • AK'CHAMEL - A Mournful Kingdom of Sand (Akuphone)
  • LELAND WHITTY - Anyhow (Innovative Leisure)
  • MANISDRON - Body of Void (Long Island Electrical Systems)
  • RYO KAWASAKI - Juice (Mr. Bongo)
  • AMBER ARCADES - Barefoot on Diamond Road (Fire Records)
  • PIEUVRE​ - Hyperstretch (Kitchen Leg)
  • CHISAKO & JUNTA - (​Kon'nan​) ​Difficulty (EM Records)
  • EXOTIC BARYON - Exotic Baryon (No Label)
  • THE WILD CHERRIES - I'm The Sea (Stop Killing Me) b/w Daily Planet (Just Add Water)
  • BJORN MAGNUSSON - Nightclub Music & Ethereal Faith (No Label)
  • MATTHEW J ROLIN - Passing (American Dreams)
  • DOWNPILOT - The Forecast (Tapete)
  • FERKAT AL ARD - Oghneya (Habibi Funk)
  • KRISTINE LESCHPER - The Opening Or Closing Of A Door (Anti-)
  • ROLAND P. YOUNG - Spontaneous Bounce (EM Records)
  • AOIFE NESSA FRANCES - Protector (Partisan)
  • CAT TEMPER - Meow at the Moon (Self Released)
  • CELESTINE UKWU - No Condition Is Permanent (Mississippi)
  • PIOTR KUREK - Edena (Black Sweat)
  • SADAR BAHAR AND MARC DAVIS - Disco Gospel (Mr. Bongo)
  • DREW GARDNER - S/t (Eiderdown Records)
  • E RUSCHA V, PETER ZUMMO - Thinking A View (Fourth Sounds)
  • MAGIC TUBER STRINGBAND - Tarantism (Feeding Tube)
  • THE BODY - Remixed (Thrill Jockey)
  • ULTRABONUS​ - El Gimnasio en Casa (Kitchen Leg)
  • LES IMPRIMÉS - I'll Never Leave b​/​w If I (Big Crown)
  • BHAJAN BHOY - To Love Is To Love (Vol. 1 & 2) (Feeding Tube / Cardinal Fuzz)
  • DELPHINE DORA AND JACKIE MCDOWELL - The Dream of Change (Feeding Tube / Round Bale)
  • NOJO HOTEL - Nojo Hotel (Wollesonic Records)
  • BILL SEAMAN AND STEPHEN VITIELLO - The Clear Distance (Room40)
  • DAVID DUNN - Angels and Insects (EM Records)
  • OOZING WOUND - We Cater To Cowards (Thrill Jockey)
  • MAL WALDRON - Searching In Grenoble: The 1978 Solo Piano Concert (Tompkins Square)
  • DIE WILDE JAGD - Ophio (Bureau B)
  • DICKIE LANDRY - Solos (Unseen Worlds)
  • JACKIE-O MOTHERFUCKER - Manual of the Bayonet (Feeding Tube)
  • LORI GOLDSTON, GREG KELLEY - all points leaning in (Broken Clover)
  • TONI TORNADO - Sou Negro (Mr. Bongo)
  • BKO - Awesome City Limits (Good Times Rock n Roll Club)
  • NEUTRAL - Nar (Grapefruit)
  • UMILIANI (ZALLA) - Problemi d'oggi (Black Sweat)
  • CHRIS LUJAN & ELECTRIC BUTTER - The Real Thing / Electric Butter (Lugnut Brand Records)
  • HIRAM - Immersion (Home & Garden)
  • MISHAGAS - 1996-1997 (Astral Spirits)
  • AUGENWASSER - The Big Swim (Bongo Joe)
  • CHRIS LUJAN & ELECTRIC BUTTER - The Real Thing (Lugnut Brand Records)
  • ISAAC - The Evenings (Self Released)
  • NEUTRAL - s/t (Grapefruit)
  • LUCAS BRODE & G. CALVIN WESTON - Imagination/Meditation (Cacophonous Revival)
  • SOFT SHOULDER - Smile Building's Exit (Gilgongo)
  • TERRY STAMP - Twenty Roug Rotters 1980-1983- The Bomb Shelter Tapes (Just Add Water)
  • KINLOCH NELSON - Partly On Time: Recordings 1968-1970 (Tompkins Square)
  • THE CHADBOURNE/GONZALEZ COLLUSION - Irresponsible RocknRoll Shenanigans (CIA Records)
  • MICHAEL BYRON - Halcyon Days (Cold Blue Music)
  • PETER GARLAND - The Basketweave Elegies (Cold Blue Music)
  • INDRE KRIG - Destroyer (Beach Impediment)
  • PUBLIC SPEAKING - Caress, Redact (Floordoor Records)
  • TEMP. - taking notes (American Dreams)
  • ANNA LAURA QUINN - Open The Door (Self Released)
  • BRUCE RUSSELL - Circuits of Omission (Feeding Tube)
  • HAIRY PATT BAND - Hairy Patt Band Music (Good Times Rock n Roll Club)
  • VIDRO - Glod (Beach Impediment)
  • BIG | BRAVE - nature morte (Thrill Jockey)
  • RLW - Satanic Inventions (Black Rose Recordings)
  1. PIEUVRE​ - Hyperstretch (Kitchen Leg)
  2. ULTRABONUS​ - El Gimnasio en Casa (Kitchen Leg)
  3. DREW GARDNER - S/t (Eiderdown Records)
  4. MISHAGAS - 1996-1997 (Astral Spirits)
  5. PARKER ALLEN - Parker's First Song Diary (Ever/Never) 
  6. THE LIVING SKY - Enter The Sky (Home & Garden)
  7. DANE LAW - blue forty​-​six (Blue Tapes)
  8. HALOTT KÍGYÓK - S/T (Szegyen Kazettak)
  9. ALMA LAPRIDA - ensayos baschet (presses précaires)
  10. CHARLES LAREAU - stasis (Public Eyesore)
  1. GREEN/BLUE - Worry / Gimme Hell (Feel It Records)
  2. CHISAKO & JUNTA - (​Kon'nan​) ​Difficulty (EM Records)
  3. THE WILD CHERRIES - I'm The Sea (Stop Killing Me) b/w Daily Planet (Just Add Water)
  4. MATTHEW HIMES - Hold Tight b/w My Ride (Home & Garden)
  5. TONI TORNADO - Sou Negro (Mr. Bongo)
  6. LES IMPRIMÉS - I'll Never Leave b​/​w If I (Big Crown)
  7. INDRE KRIG - Destroyer (Beach Impediment)
  8. CHRIS LUJAN & ELECTRIC BUTTER - The Real Thing / Electric Butter (Lugnut Brand Records)
  9. LINDA SMITH - Figment of Your Imagination b​/​w Ideal View of the Ideal City (Almost Halloween Time)
  10. THE SMASHING TIMES - Dreams on Union b/w A Changing Letter (Painterman Records)
*These are releases that we didn't receive a physical copy of but have been playing digitally. 
  1. THE ROYAL ARCTIC INSTITUTE - From Coma To Catharsis (Already Dead Tapes)
  2. YAEJI - For Granted (XL)
  3. ROGUE CHROMOSOME - Initial Salvo (No Label)
  4. VARIOUS - Anthology Of Experimental Music From Latin America (Unexplained Sounds Group)
  5. KAY ECHO - Montage (No Label)
  6. LANGENDORF UNITED - Yeahno Yowouw Land (Black Sweat Records)
  7. VARIOUS - Solstice: A Tribute to Steffen Basho-Junghans (Obsolete Recordings)
  8. LIONMILK - Intergalactic Warp Terminal 222 (Leaving Records)
  9. DRAGONCHILD - Dragonchild (FPE)
  10. O MORTO - Dans la Gorge d'un Monstre (Discrepant)
Meg Baird 
Monday, February 27th, 9am - Noon 
on Surface Noise with Joe McGasko 

Stellar singer-songwriter Meg Baird checks in with Joe to chat about her new album Furling. We'll hear songs from the new album, as well as a DJ set of songs that inspired the album put together by Meg herself! 

Monday, February 27th, 3:01pm - 6pm 
on Radio Ravioli with Olivia 

Quick chat with electronic music producer Jwords to talk about, a series highlighting female & gender expansive producers in NYC released by the non-profit Beats by Girlz. 

Gaylord Fields discusses the Spotify AI DJ 
Monday, February 27th, 6pm - 7pm 
on Techtonic with Mark Hurst 

Spotify just announced an AI-generated "DJ" to serve up algorithmically chosen music to listeners. On the next Techtonic, WFMU DJ Gaylord Fields discusses the difference between the AI DJ and real, human DJs - and what it means to put together a freeform show. 

Interview with English music journalist Mike Barnes 
Monday, February 27th, 7pm - 8pm 
on It's Complicated with Dave Mandl 

"It's Complicated" will feature an interview with English music journalist Mike Barnes, author of the essential work on prog-rock history, "A New Day Yesterday: UK Progressive Rock & The 1970s." 

Cars, Guns, Magician's & Detectives! 
Monday, February 27th, 9pm - 11pm 
on Dimestore Radio Theater with Austin Rich 
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream
Dan Holiday becomes a bit of a gearhead with, "Speed to Burn," as he goes into deep cover on Box 13. Meanwhile, a charming couple from Muncie give into Bold Venture, and offer Bogart & Bacall a difficult time in, "That Gun Will Kill." Things go terribly when we discover that, "Abdullah [was] Stabbed," on Chandu the Magician, while we hear a Sci-Fi / Detective mash-up in an "Untitled Story," on Dimension X! Join us for adventure, romance, and excitement, on Dimestore Radio Theater! 

Guest DJ Peter Doolan (Mon Rak Pleng Thai music blog) Presents an Exclusive Thai Molam Mix 
Tuesday, February 28th, 7pm - 10pm 
on Observations of Deviance with David Mittleman 
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream
Observations of Deviance welcomes guest DJ Peter Doolan, proprietor of the amazing Thai music blog Mon Rak Pleng Thai music blog. Archivist, collector and researcher of all manner of Thai music Peter graciously compiled an exclusive mix of Molam, a multi-faceted folk music native to Laos and the predominantly rural Northeastern region of Thailand that is home to myriad ethnic groups and provinces. In addition to the mix, Peter sat down with host David Mittleman for an interview about Thai music and Molam in particular. 

Tuesday, February 28th, 9pm - 11pm 
on Mid-Valley Mutations with Austin Rich 
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream
It’s A Sherlock Holmes / Mysterious Traveler Mix-Up, as Mini-Mutations tries to help shed some light on what happened to those who… VANISHED! Hour one cut-up and a tour through the albums that have been getting me through the week. Then, in hour two, it’s a live Mini-Mutations jam, with Bass, mangled samples from a variety of devices, and a story about things that happen where we cannot see. 

Dave Gahan from Depeche Mode, plus Zaine Griff discusses The Helden Project! 
Wednesday, March 1st, Noon - 3pm 
on The Evan "Funk" Davies Show 

Depeche Mode frontman Dave Gahan (pronounced “gawn”) joins EFD to talk about his favorite WFMU shows (yes, really!) and also the new Depeche Mode album Memento Mori and their upcoming world tour — both firsts since the passing of founding member Andy Fletcher last year. 

After recording “Interplanetary Twist” with the band Screemer, New Zealander Zaine Griff launched a solo career with a backup band that included Ultravox drummer Warren Cann and future film composer Hans Zimmer. Cann and Zimmer then recruited Griff for a project called Helden, but the music they recorded in the early ‘80s was never released. Griff has just completed a new recording of these songs; hear more about it on today’s show. 

ZOCO guest hosts! 
Sunday, March 5th, 5pm - 6pm 
on Radio Row 

Meander with ZOCO for a moment through life with a momentary visit to the end. 

Station Manager Ken offers a mid-Marathon State of the Station Chat with the listeners 
Sunday, March 12th, 5pm - 6pm 
on Ken's show 

The Mid-Valley Pi-Day Bake Sale. (A Marathon 2023 Broadcast) 
Tuesday, March 14th, 9pm - 11pm 
on Mid-Valley Mutations with Austin Rich 
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream
It's Pi-Day, AND it's the WFMU Marathon. So we are combining them both, with a good old-fashioned Bake Sale. Pie song, Pi Songs, pastry and baked goods... we even get into a section of pizza songs for those midwesterners out there. But it's all a way to help raise money for WFMU's Marathon, so make your donations, get another cup of damn fine coffee, and enjoy the Pi Day Bake Sale. 

The 2023 Marathon Finale 
Sunday, March 19th, 7pm - Midnight 
on Marathon Finale 

With the Hoof and Mouth Sinfonia! 

Drop In Presents Crescent City Connection with Jason Issac 
Saturday, March 25th, 6pm - 7pm 
on Drop-In 
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream
The Crescent City Connection - a rock 'n' soul survey of the music of New Orleans and Louisiana. Former New Orleans musician and DJ Jason Isaac brings you classic hits and vintage obscura from the golden age of New Orleans rhythm n' blues up to the present day. Tune in for rock, soul, funk, blues, swamp pop, and more from the original home of the groove. 

Tati guest hosts! 
Sunday, March 26th, 5pm - 6pm 
on Radio Row 

With an assortment of vintage pop delights and some local Minneapolis bands thrown in the mix. 

John Schnall’s Midnight Matinee: MASHville 
Saturday, April 1st, Midnight - 3am 
on Inflatable Squirrel Carcass with Rich Hazelton 

Attention, attention. This April Fool’s Day Midnight Matinee is proud to present MASHville, smashing two Robert Altman hits into one hour-long package. Get your April Fool’s Day off to a rollicking start with your host John Schnall and a star-studded list of special guests. Also, your shoelace is untied. That is all. 

Linda Smith & Nancy Andrews 
Monday, April 17th, 3:01pm - 6pm 
on Radio Ravioli with Olivia 

In 1983, Nancy Andrews and Linda Smith shared a big house in Baltimore with a continuously revolving cast of artists and musicians and formed their first band. In 2020, Linda rediscovered in the back of a drawer some old tapes of Nancy’s songs she had recorded for her in the 90’s, leading them to start a new collaborative project. Their new album "A Passing Cloud" (to be released on Grapefruit Records on March 17) is the fruit of their rekindled long-distance musical conversation. Linda Smith and Nancy Andrews join Olivia in the studio to talk about all this and more! 


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